Join us for a visit to the traditional country market town of Alnwick which is rich in history and home to the medieval Alnwick Castle, which was built after the Norman Conquest and currently inhabited by the Duke of Northumberland’s Family the Percy’s. This iconic castle was also used as a film location for the first two Harry Potter films.
Oban the largest town in Argyll, and is known as the gateway to the Isles and is the seafood capital of Scotland, there will be plenty of time to explore the town maybe visit the most iconic feature of McCaigs Tower a colosseum lookalike that stands above the town or maybe tour the local distillery, and have a wee dram of Oban whisky.
Dundee is Scotland’s 4th largest city, this small city blends old and new together, you can tour Captain Scott’s famous ship RRS Discovery and learn about the 3 year voyage to the Antarctic, you can also venture into V&A Dundee an international centre of design V&A Dundee.
Holy Island or Lindisfarne is one of the most important centers of early English Chritiananity, there will be time to wander around the island you can visit the Exhibition, the priory or the castle or maybe wander around some of the islands eclectic shops.
Dumfries House is one of Britain’s most beautiful stately homes. Set in 2000 acres of land, this stunning estate and 18th century house with its unrivalled collection of original furniture has something to for everyone. We will also visit the small seaside town of Troon, probably best known for the golf course, however it is also a popular coastal town overlooking the Isle of Arran and Ailsa Craig, Troon also boasts stunning sandy beaches and an esplanade ideal for walking, cycling and wheelchair use.
Blair Castle has been the home of the Atholl family for over seven centuries, the castle has had a diverse history, witnessing both turbulent and peaceful times. It has been enlarged and adapted over 750 years to suit the needs of the family, there will be time to visit the castle and explore the gardens and grounds