Edinburgh Tattoo & The Kelpies

Edinburgh Tattoo & The Kelpies

Based at the PITBAUCHLIE HOUSE HOTEL

DEPARTS FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST

RETURNS MONDAY 26TH AUGUST

 

4 DAYS FROM £379

 

Scotland’s cultural & governmental capital, Edinburgh, has much to offer its visitors – The Royal Mile with its street entertainers and Arthur’s Seat are among its famous attractions, while Princes Street offers shopping of the highest standard. The Military Tattoo takes place at Edinburgh Castle and still continues to attract over 100 million viewers worldwide. The Kelpies are the world’s largest pair of equine structures. At 30 metres tall (100 feet) they stand majestically above all around them and pay homage to the working horses of Scotland which used to pull barges along Scotland’s canals and worked in the fields in the area where they now stand.

 

New for 2019, our base for the tour is the very comfortable PITBAUCHLIE HOUSE HOTEL which lies in three acres of landscaped gardens just south of Dunfermline (an approximate 45 minute journey from Edinburgh). Features of the hotel include a restaurant, and three lounge/bars, one of which overlooks the gardens. All of the en suite bedrooms have tv, telephone, iron/ironing board and hospitality tray. Please note the hotel does not have a lift; some ground floor rooms are available but these are on a request basis only.

BRIEF ITINERARY

Friday 23rd August
Departing Newark early morning, we travel via the scenic Pennines and cross the border into Scotland at Gretna. We then bypass Glasgow and Falkirk so to our base in Dunfermline.

Saturday 24th August
A morning visit to The Kelpies and a 30-minute guided walking tour to discover the history and design behind these breath-taking sculptures. We return to our hotel for a mid afternoon dinner/high tea before departing for the highlight of the tour – the early evening (7.00pm) performance of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. We then return, arriving back at our hotel for late evening.

Sunday 25th August
After a leisurely breakfast our coach will transfer us back into central Edinburgh for shopping/sightseeing at your leisure – hop on a sightseeing bus, take a walking tour of the old town or perhaps visit the Queen’s Scottish residence –the Palace of Holyrood House; there is plenty to see and do in the Scottish capital.

Monday 26th August
Departing our hotel after breakfast we return, so home to Newark for approximately teatime/early evening.

B, D

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

PRICE £ 379 per person sharing an en suite twin/double bedded room.

 

SUPPLEMENTS

Single Rooms £69.00

Please see page 20 in our brochure for details of optional travel insurance

Pick ups over 10 miles radius of Newark

*Please see inside front cover of brochure for details of our early booking

discounts and pick up supplements.

 

PRICE INCLUDES

Travel Wright air conditioned executive specification coach throughout, including excursions as mentioned in the tour itinerary

2 nights dinner, bed and breakfast; 1 night high tea, bed and breakfast at the Pitbauchlie House hotel.

Mid priced ticket to Military Tattoo

Admission/tour of The Kelpies.

 

NOT INCLUDED

Meals other than stated above or drinks with meals

Admission to other attractions (where applicable)

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
APU/O Briar Road, Ollerton
Asda Asda, Newark Road, North Hykeham
Barbican Barbican Hotel, Lincoln
Bingham Market Place Bingham Market Place
Bingham Nottingham Road Bingham Bus Stop oppo White Lion, Nottingham Road
Gonerby Recruiting Sergeant, Great Gonerby
Grantham Grantham Bus Station
Holiday Feeder Averham Averham Flash Layby
Holiday Feeder Bingham Bingham Layby
Holiday Feeder Chatsworth Chatsworth House
Holiday Feeder Gonerby Gonerby Services
Holiday Feeder Long Benn Long Bennington
Holiday Feeder Ollerton Ollerton Bus Lane
Holiday Feeder Tuxford Tuxford Sun Inn
Ollerton Police Station Ollerton Police Station
TBA TBA
TW Travel Wright Depot, Jessop Close, Newark
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23 Aug
2019
£379.00

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