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Elegant Scotland Tour (self-drive)

This luxurious 7 night car tour provides visitors with the opportunity to experience the very best in Scottish accommodation, from the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, to Culloden House in Inverness-shire. Simply choose what date you'd like to start the tour, and we'll book all the accommodation for you.

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Edinburgh – Perthshire– Inverness – West Coast – Loch Lomond

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Day 1 & 2 Arrive Edinburgh – Balmoral Hotel 5*
The prestigious Balmoral Hotel combines the noble character of a Scottish baronial home with the classic sophistication of an International hotel. Located in the heart of Edinburgh overlooking Princes Street Gardens and Edinburgh Castle you are ideally located for enjoying all that Edinburgh can offer. All the bedrooms and suites are of the highest standard making your stay as comfortable as possible. Whilst the public areas include The Bar at Palm Court where you can relax enjoying a morning coffee, afternoon tea, or cocktails. The Balmoral Bar is an ideal venue to meet friends and enjoy a pint of ale, enjoy local fayre and be entertained with live music. The hotel's two restaurants offer the best of cuisine; Number One offers award winning meals in elegant surrounds whilst Hadrian’s offers cosmopolitan dining in a relaxed atmosphere.

Recommended: Afternoon Tea experience: Palm Court is known for offering guests a sample of the finer things in life, including its world-famous Afternoon Tea experience. Harpists and musicians perform regularly under the sparkling glass dome and stunning Venetian glass chandelier.

Day 3 Edinburgh – Perthshire – Ballathie House 4*
Ballathie House Hotel is one of the UK's leading country house hotels situated on its own Perthshire estate overlooking the River Tay, gateway to the Scottish Highlands. Ballathie Country House and Estate date back to the 17th Century and great care has been taken to retain the original beauty of the house. Many original features remain giving Ballathie an air of classical elegance matched with a warm and welcoming ambience. The beautiful Scottish country house hotel offers spacious and warm naturally lit reception rooms, 42 beautiful bedrooms each decorated to an individual style (including 3 suites), and one of the finest restaurants in Scotland. The relaxed and charming character of Ballathie provides the perfect location for a luxurious stay home-from-home. The Scottish Highlands and Perthshire offer some of the finest salmon fishing and scenery in Scotland. Tay salmon fishing is renowned world over and Ballathie's riverside location is ideal for a fishing break in the Scottish Highlands.

Day 4 & 5 Perthshire - Inverness – Culloden House 4*
At the time of the Jacobite rising in 1745-46, Culloden House was requisitioned by Bonnie Prince Charlie and used as his lodging and battle headquarters prior to that fateful and final battle on Culloden Moor on the 16th April 1746.
Today, this handsome Palladian country house stands in nearly 40 acres where guests are free to wander about the elegant lawns and parkland to enjoy the exceptional peace, tranquility and majesty of the grounds. The interior features a wonderfully comfortable drawing room with magnificent Adamesque plasterwork, many fine antiques and a large open fire. Culloden House has two Rosettes for food and is a member of 'Taste of Scotland'.

Day 6 Inverness – Fort William–Inverlochy Castle 5*
Inverlochy is Scotland's finest luxury hotel and restaurant uniquely located amongst the glens, lochs and mountains of the West Highlands of Scotland. At Inverlochy you will experience one of the most relaxing and exciting holidays of a lifetime, where every detail for your comfort and enjoyment has been carefully considered.

Recommended: Dinner at Inverlochy is an experience to savour in any of the three dining rooms, each decorated with period and elaborate furniture presented as gifts to Inverlochy Castle from the King of Norway. The menu features modern British cuisine that is internationally recognized by all major guides. The restaurant has been awarded AA 3 red Rosettes and 1 Michelin Star.

Day 7 Fort William – Loch Lomond – De Vere Cameron House 5*
Located on the peaceful shores of Loch Lomond, Cameron House Hotel occupies over 100 acres of magnificent wooded parkland, providing an inspirational setting for a memorable visit. Deluxe accommodation, excellent restaurants and superb sport and leisure facilities ensure Cameron House has the reputation of being one of the finest leisure resorts in the UK.

Recommended: Motor yacht: a unique feature of Cameron House is its 46ft motor yacht "Celtic Warrior" which is the ideal way to discover the delights and mysteries of beautiful Loch Lomond, its coves and islands.

Day 8 Departure
Unfortunately it is time to leave Scotland. Return to the airport and leave your car.

Exclusions

  • Car Hire
  • Evening meals
  • Lunches
  • Personal Expenses

Inclusions

  • 7 nights accommodation inclusive of Scottish breakfast.
  • Welcome Pack
  • Service & VAT

Min Age

NA

Tour Vehicle Type

Self-Driven

Departure Point

Edinburgh

Duration of Tour

7 days

Months of Operation

April, May, June, July, August, September, October

Rates & Dates

Prices

 Package Prices Per Person for 2014      - 1st April to 31st October 
MonthsTwin or Double Room Single Room
April £1200.00 £1940.00
May £1300.00 £2050.00
June to September £1320.00 £2100.00
October £1240.00 £1980.00

You can choose to start the tour on any date between 1st April and 31st October 2014.

Booking Notes

The tour is available from 1st April to 31st October 2014. Simply enter your preferred start date during the booking process.

Click on the "Book Now" button for our secure online booking form. Please be aware it can take several days for JAC Travel to book the accommodation for you; we'll then take payment and email you the list of your confirmed accommodation.

Cancellation Charges

Please note that when a customer cancels any JAC Travel Tour, a standard charge of 10% of the booking price will be made to cover administration costs. For cancellations more than 30 days prior to the start date, full refund less 10% admin fee. For cancellations within 30 days of the start date - no refund will be made.