Dundee so much more than just cake! Discover tranquil countryside and miles of beautiful coastline.
DUNDEE is Scotland’s fourth biggest city, ideally situated in the Tay estuary surrounded by rolling hills. It is home to many historical buildings, famous ships and museums. The waterfront area is being regenerated with a multi- million pound development over a thirty year period. September 2018 sees the opening of the V&A Museum of Design Dundee.
Discovery Point is a world class visitor attraction which centres round Captain Scott of the Antartic’s Dundee built ship the RRS DISCOVERY.
Climb on board and follow in the footsteps of Scott and his crew, see how they lived, what they ate and witness their hardships and triumphs. A fascinating tale of one of the most heroic voyages of exploration ever undertaken.
A scenic drive takes us through BROUGHTY FERRY once home to the wealthy jute barons who lived in what was reputed to be the ‘richest square mile in Europe. Also CARNOUSTIE with its Golf Links course which often hosts the Open Championships and ABROATH famous for its Smokie line-caught haddock.
GLAMIS CASTLE was the splendid childhood home of the Queen Mother and home of the Bowes Lyon Earls of Strathmore for hundreds of years. It is one of the most impressive, romantic and reputedly haunted castles in Scotland!
BALMORAL CASTLE & ESTATE has been a favourite holiday retreat for the Royal Family for many years, bought by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria in 1852. Enjoy an audio guided tour of the grounds, gardens and Ballroom Exhibitions. CRATHIE CHURCH, is known for being the regular place of worship of the Royal Family,.
SCONE PALACE has an exciting and colourful history as one of Scotland’s most important stately homes. It has been the seat of parliaments and the crowning place of Scottish Kings. Discover an outstanding collection of antiques, paintings and rare artefacts!
Your holiday includes
6 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
All coach travel & excursions
The 3 star Best Western Queens Hotel, Dundee (4 nights) is a traditional Victorian hotel which has been lovingly restored and developed in recent years. All rooms are comfortably furnished with television, telephone, tea/coffee facilities, hairdryer and iron.
The 3 star Cumbria Park Hotel, Carlisle (first night)
The 3 star Gretna Hall Hotel, Gretna (last night)
All hotels have a lift and Wi-Fi is available .