The Gardens of Dunrobin Castle
2020 Scotland: 13 Days, 12 Nights, $3800 in Twin/Double Room, add $850 for single room.
Prices are subject to change due to the uncertainty of Brexit, but should remain within 5% of what is listed above.
Friday 3 July, Fly from USA
Book your flight to leave from the USA on July 3 to arrive in Glasgow on the 4th and depart from Inverness on July 15th. If you want to arrive early, check with me first so I can assure you that you have a room in the Glasgow hotel. If you plan on extending the tour, let me know soon as I am only holding five rooms for 15 July at the Inverness hotel.
Saturday/Sunday 4/5 July, Glasgow
Activities: You will be provided with a Hop On, Hop Off bus pass which will keep you well entertained. Most of the Glasgow museums are free.
Dinner, Bed, and Breakfast at the Grand Central Hotel
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday 6/7/8 July: Dunkeld
Activities: On our way to Dunkeld we will visit the Falkirk Wheel and the Kelpies. While we are in Dunkeld, we will visit Crannog Centre Loch Tay and the Scottish Deer Centre. There will also be plenty of free time to explore the river and the 280 acres that surround our beautiful hotel.
Dinner, Bed, and Breakfast at the Dunkeld House Hotel
Thursday/Friday 9/10 July: Brora
Dinner, Bed, and Breakfast at the Royal Marine Hotel
Saturday/Sunday 11-12 July: Kirkwall and the Orkney Islands
Dinner, Bed, and Breakfast at the The Kirkwall Hotel
Monday 13 July: Culloden
Today we return to the mainland of Scotland and head south to Culloden, a few miles south and east of Inverness; At the time of the Jacobite uprising in 1745-46, Bonnie Prince Charlie used Culloden House, now our hotel, as his lodging and battle headquarters prior to that decisive battle on Culloden Moor.
Dinner, Bed, and Breakfast at the Culloden House
Tuesday 14 July: Inverness
After one night experiencing the lifestyle of the 1%, we move to Inverness for our departure night. On our way, we will visit the Culloden Battle Site and Visitors Center. Afterwards, we will take the Jacobite Cruise of Caladonian Canal and Loch Ness. (Free future BET tour for anyone who takes a certifiable photo of Nessie!) Tonight we will celebrate 4 major July BET birthdays–75 & 80. The hotel has promised to provide a cake with “305” prominently displayed signifying the total number of collective years. I’ve already ordered enough wine and Prosecco for the occasion. Should be fun.
Dinner, Bed and Breakfast at the Best Western Palace Hotel & Spa, Inverness
Wednesday 15 July: Fly from Inverness
After a final breakfast, transfer to Inverness Airport for your flight home or independent travel elsewhere.
|PARTICIPANTS||ARRIVAL In Glasgow||DEPARTURE From Inverness|
|Laurence Barker||3 July, DL9365, 4:05P||15 July, DL8212, 12:35P|
|Sara & Charlie Lewis|
|Roy & Diane Ellis|
|Kay Van Nostrand & Barbara Filipiak||3 July, DL266, 11:15A||15 July, DL8212, 12:35P|
|Mary Ann Griffin|
|Carrol Smith & Sharon Budd|
|Nadya Peck & Robert Groves|
|Roz Zager & Carole Jordan|
|Richard & Marcia Agnew|