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Discovering Inverness, the Cairngorms and the Spey Valley

  • CR No-828 approaches Kinchurdy Bridge ©Strathspey railway

    Cairngorms National Park CR No-828 approaches Kinchurdy Bridge ©Strathspey railway
  • Highland Folk Museum, Scotland

    Highland Folk Museum, Scotland
  • Loch Ness, Jacobite Cruises, Scotland

    Loch Ness, Jacobite Cruises, Scotland
5 day tour
From £329 per person - minimum 20 passengers

This tour brings together the spectacular Cairngorms National Park and the beautiful Spey Valley. Highlights of the tour include a visit to the Highland Folk Museum, a ride on the Strathspey Railway, and a tour and tasting at Dalwhinnie Distillery. We also hop aboard a Loch Ness cruise – keep your eyes peeled for Nessie!


Dates

22nd September 2022 | Dates throughout 2023


Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Travel to Scotland

If you’re travelling a distance, ask about overnight stops.

Day 2

Loch Ness Cruise, Inverness, and Scenic Drive

This morning we travel to Inverness and set sail on a 2-hour contemplation cruise. Boarding at Dochgarroch, our journey takes us along Thomas Telford’s famous Caledonian Canal and across the legendary waters of Loch Ness. We then have free time in Inverness, the cultural capital of the Highlands. This afternoon we take the scenic route back to our hotel, passing through Dava Moor, Grantown-on-Spey, and the Speyside Heather Centre.

 

Day 3

Dalwhinnie Distillery and Highland Folk Museum

Today begins with a trip to the world-famous Dalwhinnie Distillery for a tour and ‘a wee dram’. Dalwhinnie is the highest distillery in Scotland at 1164 feet above sea level. Their famous Highland Single Malt Whisky renowned for its gentle flavours accentuated with notes of heather honey, and vanilla. Later, we also visit Highland Folk Museum, a one mile long, 80-acre site, with live actors and restored buildings that help bring Highland history to life.

Day 4

Aviemore and the Strathspey Railway

This morning we take the short journey to Aviemore to enjoy free time in this picturesque mountain retreat. This afternoon we go for a ride on the Strathspey Railway, a heritage steam railway that runs for 10 miles across heather-covered moorland with the Cairngorm Mountains behind.

Day 5

Return home

After breakfast we start our journey home. If your journey allows, call into the delightful town of Pitlochry, also known as the ‘Gateway to the Highlands’.


Featured Hotels

Duke of Gordon Hotel, Kingussie ***

The luxurious Duke of Gordon Hotel offers the very best of Scottish hospitality and is ideally located in the heart of the Scottish Highlands and Cairngorm National Park, one of the last truly unspoilt parts of the world.  The hotel features 2 bars, restaurant and 24h front desk.  All rooms are well-equipped with en-suite bathroom, telephone, tea & coffee making facilities, flat screen TV and direct dial phone.

Nethybridge Hotel (nr. Grantown) ***

This traditonal hotel boasts 70 en-suite bedrooms and is set amongst the scenic splendour of the Cairngorm Mountains and close to the Highland capital, Inverness. On-site coach parking and hotel lift are both available.


Nethybridge Hotel

Dates 5 days / 4 nights
22nd September 2022 From £299.00 per person
2023 dates From £329.00 per person

Prices staying at Duke of Gordon Hotel available upon request.

Single room supplement available upon request.

All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place for a coach driver or group organiser in a single room, both are based on a minimum 20 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include coach hire or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at info@greatdays.co.uk

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