Known for it's dramatic scenery of mountains and valleys, rolling hills, green fields and forests, and rugged coastline, Scotland may not always be sunny but your will surely receive a warm welcome. Join us as we explore castles, look for Nessie and taste the famous whisky.
- Have your breath taken away with spectacular peaks and water falls
- Take a ride on the Hogwarts Express
- Sample a wee dram
- Be in Awe at St Andrew's, the "Home of Golf"
This tour can be combined with our Ireland Tour to become the Ultimate UK Grand Tour. Grand Tours offer an exceptional experience for an in depth tour of an area. By combining these two tours you can enjoy a seamless tour of both destinations while only having one international flight.
Welcome to Scotland!
Meet your tour guide at Glasgow Airport, before a panoramic tour of Glasgow. You will explore Saint Mungo’s Cathedral and visit Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow’s oldest house. Transfer to your hotel where you will enjoy a welcome drink and some free time. This evening we will meet for a welcome dinner.
Accommodations - Grand Central Hotel
This morning you will depart for the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Here you will enjoy a visit to Balloch Castle Country Park and a cruise on the Loch Lomond before continuing through dramatic Glencoe before reaching your hotel.
Accommodations - Lovat Arms Hotel
This morning you will journey to Fort William where you will board the Jacobite Steam Train, better known as the Harry Potter Train. You will travel though breathtaking scenery to Mallaig, where you will board a ferry “Over the Sea to Skye.” Once here you will visit Armadale Castle and Gardens, home of the Clan McDonald or travel to the island’s capital, Portree. Afterward you will make a photo stop at the Eilean Donan Castle before reaching Inverness, your home for the next two evenings.
Accommodations - Penta Hotel
After a leisurely breakfast you will depart for Loch Ness where you will visit to Urquhart Castle. While here you may catch a glimpse of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster. There will be free time in Inverness, the largest city and cultural capital of the Scottish Highlands.
Accommodations - Penta Hotel
Today we head to Perthshire via Culloden Moor, site of the 1746 Battle of Culloden. Afterward is a visit to the ancestral home of the Clan Murray, Blair Castle. The castle is the ancient seat of the Dukes and Earls of Atholl and home to Europe's last remaining private army, the Atholl Highlanders. You will travel to the highland town of Pitlochry where you will undertake a tour and tasting of Edradour Distillery, Scotland’s smallest distillery.
Accommodations - Murrayshall Hotel
The first visit of the day is Glamis Castle. The castle is set amongst beautiful gardens, and is considered one of Scotland’s most impressive, romantic and reputedly haunted castles. It’s then on to St. Andrews, home of Scotland’s oldest university and capital of golf. There will be free time in St. Andrews to stroll the beach, enjoy traditional shops and have lunch before reaching Edinburgh. This evening you are free to dine in one of Edinburgh’s fine establishments.
Accommodations - Principal George Hotel
After an early breakfast in the hotel, you will enjoy an exclusive, pre-opening tour of Edinburgh Castle. You will then enjoy a panoramic city tour of Edinburgh which features the “New” and the “Old” towns. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore the city further. Tonight, you will attend the Spirit of Scotland Show.
Accommodations - Principal George Hotel
Today we say good-bye to beautiful Scotland and new friends.
This tour can be combined with our Ireland tour to become the Ultimate UK Grand Tour. Grand Tours offer an exceptional experience for an in depth tour of an area. By combining these two tours you can enjoy a seamless tour of both destinations while only having one international flight.
**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.
Pre-book now to hold your spot. As soon as we have full details and pricing we will let you know. At that time you can decide if you would like to confirm this tour. If you do book you will save $100 off the tour as a thank you for showing us your interest.
Double Occupancy - TBA per person (sharing a room)
Single Occupancy - TBA per person (your own room)
If you would like the double occupancy rate but don't have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy very limited.
Deposit of TBA per person due at time of booking.
Final Payment due - TBA
*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions.
Some walking while visiting areas and a few shorter walking tours.
Minimum - 10 ladies
Maximum - 16 ladies
Irene has recently retired and really enjoys to travel to fill her time. She loves to stay active and is looking forward to trying some competitive running.
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A Women's Travel Club agent is available to help you book your flights. Please do not book any flights until tour is confirmed. Follow this link to a form to request flight options and quotes. A Women's Travel Club agent will send you back the recommended flight option that best suits you. We are pleased to offer a flight booking service for your tour. As quoting of flights can be a time-consuming endeavor, a service fee of $113 ($100 plus HST) will apply.
Arrive to Dublin
Depart from Dublin
Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
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Directly adjoining Central Station, The Principal Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow was originally built in the late 19th-century as a great British railway hotel. One of the city's most prestigious buildings, the hotel has welcomed many famous guests including Frank Sinatra and Winston Churchill, throughout the years.
The Lovat is the only 4 star in Loch Ness. This award winning eco-conscious hotel is a beautiful Victorian building located in the loch-side village of Fort Augustus, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. We offer excellent accommodation and unforgettable Loch Ness views.
The Pentahotel Inverness is the perfect place from which to sample the beautiful otherness of the Scottish Highlands. Like the local VIP and star visitor attraction Nessie, it’s very rare that you’ll witness true friendliness, helpfulness from the staff and a genuinely cool design in a hotel like you will at Petahotel Iverness.
From the welcoming smile that greets you at reception to our bespoke golfing experiences, your holiday or event in one of the most beautiful areas of Scotland is all about you. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed evening in Stutts Bar, a golfing break, or a chance to simply switch off and relax among stunning scenery and quiet surroundings, we have it covered.
The Principal Edinburgh on George Street has been welcoming hotel guests since 1881. At its heart are five listed Georgian townhouses, built in 1775 as homes for Edinburgh’s most prosperous citizens.
Often ladies will book a night at the first hotel prior to the tour. This gives them a chance to relax after a long flight and settle in before the tour starts. Let us know if you would like pricing and information on the hotel.
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