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Become bewitched by the sparkling beauty of Scotland

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About the tour

Become bewitched by the sparkling beauty of Scotland, on a trip that will enthrall the eyes in the wilds of this wonderful country. From your base in Pitlochry, discover some of the Highland's most wonderful scenes and castles, on a delightful adventure that showcases the best of the country in the autumn season.

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Itinerary

Days 1-2 - To Pitlochry

Meet your Tour Manager at your hotel in Edinburgh today, where we enjoy our first dinner together. After breakfast on Day 2, we transfer to Edinburgh Waverly for our journey up to Pitlochry.

On the way, we cut through the middle of Scotland, watching as the gently undulating hills of the lowlands turn to the dramatic and awe-inspiring mountains of the Highlands. Pitlochry is located right at the edge of the Cairngorms National Park, which is absolutely full of high peaks, atmospheric moorlands, and peaceful lochs.

Includes
  • Day 1 - Dinner
  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
Pitlochry
Day 3 - Blair Atholl and the enchanted forest

Our explorations of Scotland begin in earnest today, with a trip to Blair Atholl, in which resides the beautiful Blair Castle. This lovely structure is located close to Pitlochry, and the whitewashed walls and fanciful turrets inspire images of fairy-tale castles. Inside, it showcases the best of traditional Scottish living, with a room that is absolutely covered in deer antlers, homage to Scotland's hunting past. This afternoon is free to enjoy Pitlochry, and this evening, we enjoy an early dinner in the hotel ahead of an incredible highlight of our trip.

We board a shuttle bus from outside our hotel and venture to the ethereal Enchanted Forest. The knotted trees and atmospheric bridges are illuminated at night with a myriad of colours, truly giving credence to the myths and legends of fae folk around Scotland. Enjoy free time here to enjoy the spectacle, before returning back to the hotel this evening.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Blair Castle
Day 4 - Aviemore

Transfer to Aviemore today, a small town located close to the mighty Cairngorm Mountains. We begin our time here with a trip on the Strathspey Steam Railway, which showcases the best of the scenery by the River Spey, before some free time. We return to the hotel to enjoy a final dinner together.

Includes
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Strathspey Steam Railway
Day 5 - To Edinburgh and home

After breakfast, we transfer to the station for our journey by rail back to Edinburgh. On arrival, our tour ends.

Includes
  • Breakfast
Edinburgh

Additional information

Departure times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

Hotel

Fisher’s Hotel

Fisher’s Hotel, Pitlochry

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Strathspey Steam Railway

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