Scotland's Gardens in Bloom

Scotland's Gardens in Bloom

Staying at the 3* Best Western Kinloch & 3* Loch Long Hotels

* Luxury coach travel

* 5 night’s dinner, bed & breakfast

* Return ferry crossings

* 3 excursions with included entrances

Isle of Arran

This afternoon we catch the ferry to the Isle of Arran where we enjoy the next three nights.

Brodick Castle & Gardens

After breakfast we visit the Victorian estate of Brodick Castle, overlooking the Bay and Firth of Clyde.

The castle is packed full of treasures, with an impressive collection of period furniture, silverware and trophies.

The surrounding landscaped gardens are filled with waterfalls, wildlife ponds and woodland walks.

Isle of Arran Tour

Morning free to relax.

The hotel is only 50m from the sea, and there are some lovely flat walks in this area.

This afternoon we take a tour to the south end of the island, which hold some of the best views including “Paddys’ Milestone” - the Ailsa Craig.

Isle of Gigha

Depart Arran on the short crossing to the Mull of Kintyre, then the short ferry to the breath taking Isle of Gigha.

We visit the vantage points on the island before having a soup and sandwich lunch at the Gigha Hotel.

We continue on to Arrochar and our hotel for the next two nights.

Oban & Arduaine Gardens

This morning we head to oban via inveraray and Loch Awe.

Then taking the coastal road we stop off at Arduaine Gardens, a wonderful 20-acre coastal garden, with open views across the sea to the Isles.

Later, we stop at the Crinan Canal, an amazing feat of engineering linking the Sound of Jura with Loch Fyne.

Every year around 2000 boats take the 9-mile journey on what is known as “Britain’s most beautiful shortcut”.

The 3* Best Western Kinloch Hotel, Arran

Family owned and operated for 60 years, this beach front hotel on the sunset side of the Island offers comfort, value and service with a smile!

The hotel has an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, squash court, snooker room and Wi-Fi throughout.

Every room has a flat screen satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities and en-suite bathroom.

The hotel has a lift to some floors and ground floor rooms.

The 3* Loch Long Hotel, Arrochar

Set on the waterfront with views of the loch.

The hotel has a restaurant, bar and lounge.

There is free internet and bedrooms have en-suite facilities, toiletries, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift.

Modern Coach Travel

Our comfortable coaches offer:

  • Air conditioning
  • Toilet / washroom
  • Reclining seats
  • Hot & cold drink facilities
  • TV/DVD/CD
  • Friendly informative staff

 

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10 Sep 2018Scotland's Gardens in BloomThe Kingloch Hotel 6 days £519.00 Ashington , Billingham , Bishop Auckland , Blyth , Chester le Street , Cramlington , Darlington , Durham , Ferryhill , Hartlepool , Middlesbrough , Morpeth , Newbiggin-by-the-Sea , Newcastle , Newton Aycliffe , Northallerton , Peterlee , Self Drive , South Shields , Spennymoor , Stockton-on-Tees , Sunderland , Thirsk , Washington , Whitley Bay Book Now