Great Scott! Royals, Rails & Sails

The Royal Family have strong connections to Scotland and this tour based at our new hotel, traces their footsteps as we visit the Palace of Holyrood and Glamis Castle. Our packaged tour also has a nautical theme and features Captain Scott's ship, Discovery, and the Royal Yacht Britannia.
Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Glamis Castle & Discovery Point
Today, we enjoy a guided tour of Glamis Castle, renowned for being Scotland’s most beautiful castle. We learn about the Castle which is famous for being the legendary setting of Shakespeare's Macbeth, the childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother and the birthplace of Princess Margaret. In the afternoon, we have free time for lunch in Dundee, perhaps visiting the impressive new V&A Museum of Design before we visit Discovery Point and explore Captain Scott’s ship, Discovery, which he sailed to Antarctica.

Day 3 Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway & Museum of Scottish Railways
We spend a leisurely morning at our hotel, with time to admire the beautiful gardens, before we make our way to the Bo-ness & Kinneil Steam Railway, where we enjoy a scenic 70 minute return journey along the Forth Estuary, past waterfalls and over the Avon Viaduct. Afterwards, we have time to discover the Museum of Scottish Railways, Scotland’s largest railway museum.

Day 4 Holyroodhouse & Royal Yacht Britannia
This morning, we visit Edinburgh and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the queen’s official Scottish residence, before enjoying free time to explore the city more. In the afternoon, we visit the Royal Yacht Britannia, the Queens former floating royal residence for more than 40 years.

Day 5 Departure
After breakfast, we make our way home.

Pitbauchlie House Hotel

Dunfermline, Fife
AAA New to Albatross Stunning Setting
Located on the outskirts of Dunfermline, this group-friendly hotel is situated in a quiet location within 3 acres of wooded and landscaped grounds, with excellent links to the motorway network. All 53 comfortable bedrooms contain a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, two bars and an informal lounge bar with comfortable seating plus an outside terrace which looks onto the hotel's beautiful gardens. There is no lift but ground floor rooms are available.

Pitbauchlie House Hotel

Dunfermline, Fife
4 Nights Half Board
2020 Twin from £329pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £105
Based on Monday arrivals

• Porterage
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Return rail journey & afternoon tea on Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway
• Entrance to Museum of Scottish Railways
• Guided tour of Glamis Castle
• Entrance to Discovery Point Dundee
• Entrance to Palace of Holyrood
• Entrance to Royal Yacht Britannia
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£329 for 5 days

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