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City Stay

Aug 2020

2020 EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO

2-nights in Edinburgh, includes ticket to Tattoo and a 2-hour city tour of Edinburgh

Book now to avoid this selling out!

Independent Edinburgh - Military Tattoo

Dates through Mar 2021

MAGICAL EDINBURGH

2-nights in Edinburgh, includes Royal Mile Walking tour (in your welcome package you receive in Edinburgh)

Enjoy this fantatic city!

Independent Edinbrugh

September 3-8, 2020

BRAEMAR HIGHLAND GAMES

The most famous of the Scotland Highland Games

NEW TOUR FOR 2020!

Experience one of the most traditional of Scottish events! Scotland’s Highland Games are one-day events taking place outdoors across the country throughout the summer. Built around traditional Highland sports such as caber toss, tug o’ war and the hammer throw, a Highland Games event also includes Highland dancing and music, bagpipes, as well as food and craft stalls.

July 18-23, 2020

INVERARAY HIGHLAND GAMES

The most famous of the Scotland Highland Games

NEW TOUR FOR 2020!

Taking place in the spectacular grounds of Inveraray Castle, the Inveraray Highland Games celebrate our rich culture and heritage with track & field events, piping, highland dancing competitions, & heavy events including the world championships for tossing the caber.

November 28-Dec 13, 2020

CHRISTMAS MARKETS: LONDON & BATH

Christmas Markets in London & Bath

NEW TOUR FOR 2020!

Combine Christmas shopping in London with the award-winning Bath Christmas Market. With more than 150 twinkling chalets spread out across Bath's picturesque Georgian streets.

November 28-Dec 13, 2020

CHRISTMAS MARKETS: LONDON & YORK

Christmas Markets in London & York

NEW TOUR FOR 2020!

Combine Christmas shopping in London with York's medieval charm, as York's Christmas festival transforms the city into a festive fairytale.

Dates through March 31, 2021

Aberdeen 2-Night City Stay

Aberdeen City Stay

NEW TOUR FOR 2020!

Explore a city that looks and feels quite different - a city of the sea, with sandy beaches in the center and dolphins leaping in the harbor. A city of architecture, with its distinctive granite buildings. And a city of food and drink with a craft beer a kilometer to sample.

Dates through March 31, 2021

Inverness 2-Night City Stay

Inverness City Stay

NEW TOUR FOR 2020!

Discover its thriving culinary scene, explore the Victorian Market or Eastgate Shopping Center for a bit of retail therapy or take your time to admire art exhibitions in the city's gallery spaces. Take a trip up to Inverness Castle and admire the stunning views across the city's gallery spaces. Take a trip up to Inverness Castle and admire the stunning views across the city or take a stroll along the banks of River Ness.

Dates through March 31, 2021

Liverpool 2-Night City Stay

Liverpool City Stay

NEW TOUR FOR 2020!

Home to the Beatles and two hugely successful football clubs, Liverpool is one of England's most legendary cities. Discover a variety of things to do in Liverpool, including a lively waterfront, grand architecture, and a buzzing arts and culture scene. Liverpool is a very cosmopolitan city, and there us excellent shopping, dining, and nightlife to enjoy as well.

Dates through March 31, 2021

Manchester 2-Night City Stay

Manchester City Stay

NEW TOUR FOR 2020!

Take in some of the famous city's main sights including; the Museum of Science, Manchester Town Hall, and Old Trafford, the home of Manchester's United Football Club, on a sightseeing Hop-On - Hop-Off tour. In the evening, you can join the locals and sample the thriving, unique, and diverse restaurant and bar scene.

Edinburgh City Hotels

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Glasgow City Hotels

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London City Stay

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Day Tours

Dates through Mar 2021

Scotland Day Tours from Edinburgh

Great Way to See Scotland

Create your perfect Scotland vacation by booking any one of our Great Day Out 1-day tours. Guaranteed departures and daily operation brings you the best of Scotland with these great tours. Day tours depart from Edinburgh.

Dates through Mar 2020

Scotland Day Tours from Glasgow

Great Way to See Scotland

Create your perfect Scotland vacation by booking any one of our Great Day Out 1-day tours. Guaranteed departures and daily operation brings you the best of Scotland with these great tours. Day tours depart from Glasgow.

Dates through Mar 2020

Scotland Day Tours from Inverness

Great Way to See Scotland

Create your perfect Scotland vacation by booking any one of our Great Day Out 1-day tours. Guaranteed departures and daily operation brings you the best of Scotland with these great tours. Day tours depart from Inverness.

Rail Tours

Dates through November 2020

BRITAIN BY TRAIN - Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness

Combine the cosmopolitan city life with the Highlands of Scotland on this independent rail adventure.

Dates through March 2021

BRITAIN BY TRAIN - Edinburgh, York, London

Explore three great British cities on this 6-day rail tour - cosmopolitan London, historic York, & dramatic Edinburgh.

Dates through October 2020

Train Tour of Scotland

Explore the Highlands of Scotland by train on this 8-day itinerary

Escorted Tours

Dates through March 2021

LOCH NESS & INVERNESS

3-Nights with 2 days of custom touring featuring Loch Ness & Inverness plus 2 independent nights Edinburgh

Escape into the wilderness of Glencoe, on this two-day tour traveling the Great Glen and Loch Ness. Visit the local distillery in Pitlochry for a drink, before continuing onto the Cairngorm National Park, where you can take in the majestic sights of the ancient Caledonian Pine Forests. Discover Inverness, the capital of the Highlands at your leisure, followed by historic touring of Edinburgh, where you will discover sights such as Urquhart Castle. Enjoy a pre and post night in Edinburgh, allowing you the pleasure to tour the city at your own pace.

Dates through March 2021

The Cotswolds, Bath, & Oxford

3-Nights with 2 days of custom touring - includes 2 independent nights in London (pre/post)

Discover Britain with this two-day tour showcasing the highlights of Cotswolds. Wander amidst the largest stone circle in the world, view the site of the Cherhill White Horse dating back to 1780, and venture into the picturesque village of Lacock. Also, enjoy a pre and post night in London to explore the city at your own pace.

Dates through March 2021

ISLE OF SKYE

4-Nights with 3 days of custom touring - includes 2 Nights in Edinburgh (pre/post) and 2 Nights in Portree on Isle of Skye

Enjoy two (2) independent days in Edinburgh (pre/post) with three (3) days to explore some of the most dramatic and beautiful places in the Highlands and the romantic island of Skye. Highlights also include Glencoe, Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle, and the 5 Sisters of Kintail. Staying two (2) nights (in a B&B or a local hotel, as selected) in the picturesque harbor town of Portree on the Isle of Skye.

Dates through October 2020

ISLE OF ARRAN ADVENTURE

4-Nights with 3 days of touring featuring the Isle of Arran, plus 2 independent nights in Edinburgh

SCOTLAND IN MINATURE!

Enjoy two (2) independent days in Edinburgh (pre/post) with three (3) days to explore the West Coast of Scotland - the Isle of Arran, Argyll, and the Ayrshire coast. A unique opportunity to visit the Island of Arran: often known as Scotland in Miniature. You will discover stunning scenery, beautiful beaches, ancient castles, standing stones, picturesque villages, and great local food and drinks. Stay two (2) nights in Brodick on the Island of Arran with pre/post nights in Edinburgh.

Dates through October 2020

The Yorkshire Dales & The Peak District - plus 2-nights in London

New "Rail & Trail Journeys" link small group touring and rail - allowing you to travel further and experience more!

New rail & trail journeys link small group tours and rail - allowing you to go further and explore more of the U.K. in a fast & sustainable way. This itinerary is made up of individual tours that link up on a route allowing you to enjoy individual styles & stories from different drivers/guides as well as new traveling companions on each part of the trip.

Dates through October 2020

ISLE OF ARRAN ADVENTURE FROM GLASGOW

4-Nights with 3 days of touring featuring the Isle of Arran, plus 2 independent nights in Glasgow

SCOTLAND IN MINATURE!

Enjoy two (2) independent days in Glasgow (pre/post) with three (3) days to explore the West Coast of Scotland - the Isle of Arran, Argyll, and the Ayrshire coast. A unique opportunity to visit the Island of Arran: often known as Scotland in Miniature. You will discover stunning scenery, beautiful beaches, ancient castles, standing stones, picturesque villages, and great local food and drinks. Stay two (2) nights in Brodick on the Island of Arran with pre/post nights in Glasgow.

Dates through March 2021

The Isle of Skye with Pre & Post night in Glasgow

4-Nights with 3 days of touring featuring the Isle of Arran, plus 2 independent nights in Edinburgh

The Isle of Skye - 3 day tour with Pre & Post night in Glasgow

Enjoy two (2) independent days in Glasgow (pre/post) with three (3) days of touring Scotland

Dates through March 2021

Leeds Castle, White Cliffs, & Flavours of Kent

4-Nights with 3 days of touring - includes 2 independent nights in London (pre/post)

Kent, the Garden of England. Three days exploring Britain's garden county, it's castles, coast, villages and vineyards. We enjoy two independent days in London (pre/post) followed by three leisurely days spent in the south eastern corner of England, an area known for its natural beauty and rural charm. Discover ancient castles, medieval Canterbury cathedral and stand atop the natural marvel of the White Cliffs of Dover. Take time to savor the flavors of Kent, from the legendary Whitstable Oysters to the crisp English wines produced in this area.

Dates through March 2021

SHAKESPEARE’S ENGLAND, WARWICK CASTLE & THE COTSWOLDS

5-days/4-nights with 3-days of touring and 2 independent nights in London (pre/post)

A fabulous tour. Enjoy London and 3 Days touring Shakespeare's England, with the Best of Cotswolds, making the most of your vacation. With 2 nights in London (pre/post) and 2 nights in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Dates through November 2020

Heart of Scotland & Ireland

10-Night Escorted Motorcoach Tour

This combination tour brings you the best of both Scotland and Ireland. Venture through breathtaking landscapes and quaint villages on your misty isle journey in Scotland. Begin in Edinburgh where you can explore independently before enjoying 3-days of touring with two nights on Skye, and then return to Edinburgh. Continue on to Ireland, where you continue to experience the most scenic locations, rich history and a warm welcome. Begin your epic journey as you head west to the charming city of Galway, one of the most unique areas of Ireland to explore. We will discover Galway, the Cliffs of Moher, Killarney and Dingle Peninsula!

Dates through November 2019

SPEYSIDE WHISKY TRAIL

4-Nights, with 3 days of custom touring and 2 nights in Edinburgh (pre/post) and 2 nights in Grantown on Spey

Enjoy two (2) independent days in Edinburgh (pre/post) with three (3) days of touring. A warm welcome awaits you in Speyside, home to more than half of Scotland's malt whiskey distilleries. Your three (3) day adventure allows you to sit back and let us do the driving whilst you visit some of the finest whiskey distilleries in Scotland and enjoy the magnificent scenery of Cairngorm, Speyside and Royal Deeside.

Dates through March 2021

STONEHENGE, GLASTONBURY, BATH & THE S. WEST Coast

4-Nights with 3-days of touring (includes 2 independent nights in London (pre/post)

Embark on an adventurous tour, exploring the “best of the west”, with sights such as Stonehenge, the Jurassic Coast, Dartmoor, and Glastonbury. Appreciate the historic cities of Exeter and Bath, a town full of relics of its Roman paths and famous baths. Also, explore London at your leisure with a pre and post night.

Dates through March 2021

ISLAY & THE WHISKEY COAST

5-Nights with 4 days of touring featuring Islay, the Whisky Coast, plus 2 independent nights in Edinburgh

Two (2) independent days in Edinburgh (pre/post) with four (4) days to immerse yourself on the world famous Isle of Islay, a whiskey connoisseurs dream.

Dates through October 2020

OUTLANDER TRAIL

5-Nights with 4 days of touring, plus 2 nights (pre/post) in Edinburgh

Join us on our Outlander themed tour, designed especially for the fans of all things Jamie & Claire. You will be following in the footsteps of these epic lovers, visiting locations which have be used for the filming of the long a waited Outlander Series as well as locations which would have inspired Diana Gabaldon in writing her fabulous book series. Share this unique and special experience with Outlander fans from around the world, discuss your favorite quotes from the books and soak up the mystic and romantic atmosphere of autumnal Scotland. Limited to the first sixteen (16) tour participants and is a very popular tour. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Dates through March 2021

ISLE OF SKYE & THE WEST HIGHLANDS

5-Nights with 4 days of touring featuring the Isle of Skye & the West Highlands, plus 2 independent nights Edinburgh

4 days to enjoy the grandeur of Scottish glens, mountains and coastline at a relaxed pace. Highlights include the stunning scenery to be found on the Isle of Skye, Eilean Donan Castle, dramatic Glencoe and Glenfinnan for a fantastic round trip of some of Scotland’s best scenery. Plus 2 nights in Edinburgh (pre/post)

Dates through October 2020

DISCOVER WALES

6-Nights with 5 days of touring and 2 independent nights in London (pre/post)

Our exploration of Wales continues with the return of our Discover Wales tour. Where the national animal is a mythical dragon, Wales will not disappoint. Explore three national parks, visit an incredible array of castles, and learn about the ancient Celtic culture. Plus enjoy two nights in London (pre/post).

Dates through March 2021

HIGHLAND EXPLORER

6-Nights with 5 days of touring, plus 2 independent nights in Edinburgh

Two (2) independent days in Edinburgh (pre/post) with five (5) days to explore some of the most dramatic and beautiful places in the Highlands and the romantic Isle of Skye. Five days of Scotland's breathtaking best, including the dramatic mountain scenery of Assynt. Experience the remote white sandy beaches of the Northern Highlands, walk through the ancient pine forests of the Cairngorm National Park and soak up the romantic beauty of the Isle of Skye. Stay two (2) nights in the fishing village of Ullapool and two (2) nights in the picturesque harbor town of Portree, on the Isle of Skye.

Dates through October 2020

IONA, MULL & THE ISLE OF SKYE

6-Nights with 5 days of touring with 2 independent nights in Edinburgh (pre/post)

Two (2) independent days in Edinburgh (pre/post touring), followed by five (5) days to enjoy four (4) fantastic West Coast Islands including the islands of Mull, Iona and Staffa and the romantic beauty of the Isle of Skye. Highlights also include Loch Lomond National Park, Eilean Donan Castle, Glenfinnan, the White sands of Morar, traveling over the sea to the Isle of Skye, Glencoe and Loch Ness for a great sample of the best of Scotland. Stay two (2) nights in Oban, seafood capital of Scotland and two (2) nights in the Plockton, plus first and last nights in Edinburgh.

Dates through October 2020

Isle of Mull & Iona 3 Day Tour with Pre & Post Night in Glasgow

4-Nights with 3 days of touring featuring Mull, plus 2 independent nights in Glasgow

Enjoy two (2) independent days in Glasgow (pre/post) with three (3) days bring you the Magic of Mull! Spending two (2) nights in the prettiest harbor town, Tobermory.

Dates through October 2020

ORKNEY AND SCOTLAND’S NORTHERN COAST

6-Nights with 5 days of touring and 2 independent nights in Edinburgh (pre/post)

Enjoy two (2) independent days in Edinburgh (pre/post) with five (5) days touring, Orkney Explorer – escape to Scotland’s northern extremes. A tour to treasure for a lifetime. Highlights of the tour are the magical beauty and prehistoric history of the Orkney archipelago, the rugged extremes of Scotland’s northern coastline, Loch Ness and the Caledonian forests of the Cairngorm National Park.

Dates through October 2020

YORK, the DALES, LAKE DISTRICT & HADRIAN’S WALL

5-days of touring with 2 independent nights in Edinburgh (pre/post)

Start your tour independently discovering Edinburgh. Join the tour and leave Edinburgh, 5 Days spent discovering the best of northern England - the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. Highlights include Alnwick Castle, York and York Minster, Whitby, Robin Hood's Bay, the Yorkshire Dales, Lake Windermere, Wordsworth's Cottage, Hadrian's Wall and the Scottish Borders.

Dates through October 2020

Heart of England, Wales & Yorkshire

6-Nights with 5 days of touring and 2 independent nights in London (pre/post)

Two (2) independent days in London (pre/post) with five (5) Days exploring Shakespeare country, the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, the mountains and Crusader castles of northern Wales, the refined elegance of Chatsworth House, the scenic beauty of the Peak District and Yorkshire Dales with time to discover the historic cities of York and Cambridge. Stay two (2) nights in the historic town of Shrewsbury and two (2) nights in the medieval city of York. Please note - on some dates this tour may stay in Chester for the first two (2) nights.

Dates through October 2019

Islay, Iona, Mull, & Skye

9-Nights with 8 days of touring featuring the Islay, the Whisky Coast, Iona, Mull & the Isle of Skye, plus 2 independent nights in Edinburgh

Two (2) independent days in Edinburgh (pre/post) with eight (8) days to days to immerse yourself on the world famous Isle of Islay, a whiskey connoisseurs dream, before enjoying a four island fest including the rolling mountains of gentle Mull, the spiritual and ever peaceful island of Iona, the extraordinary and inspiring island of Staffa and the dramatics and majesty of the island of Skye.

Dates through October 2019

LONDON TO EDINBURGH ADVENTURE

9-Night tour featuring Shakespeare’s England, Wales, Yorkshire and the Lake District, plus an independent night in London and in Edinburgh

Bringing you the best of Britain; exploring Shakespeare country, the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, North Wales and the scenic beauty of the Peak District, the Yorkshire Dales with time to discover the historic cities of York and Cambridge. The best of northern England - with highlights including Alnwick Castle, York Minster, Whitby, Robin Hood's Bay, Lake Windermere, Wordsworth's Cottage, Hadrian's Wall. Includes one night (Hotel) in London, one night (Hotel) in Edinburgh, with touring and your choice of B&B or Hotel in Shrewsbury, York, and Keswick.

Dates through October 2020

Dates through October 2019

Iona, Mull, Skye, & Orkney

10-Nights with 9 days of touring featuring the featuring Iona, Mull, Isle of Skye and Orkney, plus 2 independent nights in Edinburgh

The tour of dreams! Two independent days in Edinburgh (pre/post) with nine (9) days to enjoy five (5) fantastic west coast islands and the prehistoric beauty and history of the northern Orkney islands. Tour highlights include the rolling splendor of the island of Mull, the peace and spirituality of Columba's Iona, with an optional visit to the breathtaking and musical island of Staffa, followed by the dramatic beauty of our most famous of Islands, Skye. Let the ‘misty island' enchant you with her incredible bounty before heading to the Orkney archipelago, rich in its archaeological treasures. Highlights also include infamous Glencoe, the national park and bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, Eilean Donan castle, and no trip would be complete without a visit to the eerie shores of Loch Ness.

Dates through October 2019

ORKNEY, THE OUTER HEBRIDES AND SKYE

11-Nights with 10 days of touring featuring Orkney, Isle of Skye, Isle of Harris and Inverness, plus 2 independent nights in Edinburgh

Enjoy 2 independent days in Edinburgh (pre/post) with 10 days of touring! enjoy the archaeological wonders and prehistoric history of the northern Orkney Isles, coupled with an escape to the Western Isles of Lewis and breathtaking Harris.

Dates through October 2020

Scottish Islands Highlights

13-Night Escorted Tour

Explore the extremes of North West Europe's last great wilderness. 12 days to enjoy 4 fantastic west coast islands and the prehistoric beauty & history of the northern Orkney Islands, coupled with an escape to the Western Isles of Lewis and breathtaking Harris. Also explore Edinburgh at your own pace, with 2 independent nights (pre/post).

Dates through October 2019

Island Hopping Adventure

15-Night Escorted Tour

Explore the extremes of North West Europe's last great wilderness. 14 days to enjoy 7 fantastic west coast islands and the prehistoric beauty & history of the northern Orkney Islands, coupled with an escape to the Western Isles of Lewis and breathtaking Harris. Also explore Edinburgh at your own pace, with 2 independent nights (pre/post).

Dates through October 2019

Island Hopping Extravaganza

18-Night Escorted Tour

Explore the extremes of North West Europe's last great wilderness. 17 days to enjoy 8 fantastic west coast islands and the prehistoric beauty & history of the northern Orkney Islands, coupled with an escape to the Western Isles of Lewis and breathtaking Harris. Also explore Edinburgh at your own pace, with 2 independent nights (pre/post).

Self-Drive Tours

Dates through October 2019

North Coast 500 - a Self Drive Adventure

North Coast 500 - Scotland’s answer to Route 66! A 516-mile round trip, that runs to and from Inverness, and around some of the most stunning coastal and mountain scenery in Europe.

Dates through October 2019

Glimpse of Scotland - a Self Drive Adventure

Want to explore the best of what Scotland has to offer, but short on time, then this is the tour for you! This itinerary allows you to stay in a different Scottish region each night and discover what makes each place uniquely special. Whether it’s the splendor of Royal Deeside, the mysteries of Loch Ness or the dramatic West coast, you’ll be sure to return home with some great stories!

Dates through October 2020

2020 North Coast 500 - a Self Drive Adventure

North Coast 500 - Scotland’s answer to Route 66! A 516-mile round trip, that runs to and from Inverness, and around some of the most stunning coastal and mountain scenery in Europe.

Dates through October 2019

Island Hopping on the West Coast of Scotland - a Self Drive Adventure

This 6-night self-drive package allows you to independently explore the scenic west coast of Scotland.

Dates through September 2019

Scottish Castles Trail - a Self Drive Adventure

With over 300 castles, stately homes and ruins scattered across Aberdeenshire is unsurprisingly known as ‘Scotland’s Castle Country.’ There are more castles per acre here than anywhere else in the UK, and you can visit some of the most famous and dramatic castles in the area on the Scottish Castles Trail.

Dates through September 2019

Scottish Castles & Manor Houses - a Self Drive Adventure

This 8-night self drive allows you to independently explore the best of Scotland with 3 nights in Edinburgh, 1 night in the Royal Deeside area, 2 nights in the Inverness area, and 2 nights in the Argyll area

Dates through November 2020

2020 Scottish Castles Trail - a Self Drive Adventure

With over 300 castles, stately homes and ruins scattered across Aberdeenshire is unsurprisingly known as ‘Scotland’s Castle Country.’ There are more castles per acre here than anywhere else in the UK, and you can visit some of the most famous and dramatic castles in the area on the Scottish Castles Trail.