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Discovering Dunoon and Inveraray

  • The Gardens at Inveraray Castle on a lovely evening in May ©Argyll Estates / Nick McCan

    dunon inveraray The Gardens at Inveraray Castle on a lovely evening in May ©Argyll Estates / Nick McCan
  • Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, Scotland - Walkers taking in the view of Loch Lomond from Conic Hill part of the West Highland Way © VisitScotland, Kenny Lam

    Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, Scotland - Walkers taking in the view of Loch Lomond from Conic Hill part of the West Highland Way © VisitScotland, Kenny Lam EXPIRES 3.12.2021
5 day tour
From £307 per person - minimum 20 passengers

There’s a reason why Dunoon, Inveraray and this part of Scotland remains so popular with holidaymakers. The scenery is some of the best anywhere in the country. Our tour includes a cruise on Loch Lomond and visits to Benmore Botanic Garden, and the Isle of Bute.


Dates

Dates throughout 2022 & 2023


Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Travel to Gourock and Dunoon

We travel to Gourock to take the ferry across to Dunoon, one of the Firth of Clyde’s foremost resorts, and famous for its large Victorian pier and attractive promenade.

Day 2

Inveraray Castle and Loch Lomond

This morning we take the scenic road to Loch Fyne and Inverary. We visit the imposing Inveraray Castle, followed by the 19th century Inveraray Jail, one of the finest and best-preserved jail and courtroom complexes in the world. Costumed characters bring the past to life in this unique living museum. In the afternoon we travel to Tarbet for a relaxing cruise along beautiful Loch Lomond to Luss.

Day 3

Isle of Bute and Mount Stuart

Today we take the very short ferry crossing to the Isle of Bute to visit Mount Stuart. We enjoy a private tour of the 19th century country manor house, one of Scotland’s most spectacular Victorian Gothic mansions. After the tour there’s free time to explore some of the 300 acres of gloriously maintained grounds and gardens before we retrace our route back to Dunoon.

Day 4

Benmore Botanic Garden and free time in Dunoon

A short drive today to visit Benmore Botanic Garden, an enchanting garden steeped in history and located in a magnificent mountainside setting. We return to Dunoon for a free afternoon to relax or pick up some souvenirs of your visit.

Day 5

Return home


Suggested Hotels

Argyll Hotel *** Dunoon

The hotel is conveniently  located near Inveraray castle, overlooking Loch Fyne. Hotel facilities include restaurant, bar and lounge area. All rooms feature en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, TV and hospitality tray. Coach parking available on site.

Esplanade Hotel *** Dunoon

Ideally situated in Dunoon on the West Bay Promenade, this beautiful 3 star hotel has spectacular views over the sea. The hotel restaurant offers a varied menu including a selection of traditional Scottish dishes. The newly refurbished 65 bedrooms are equipped with Flat screen TV, en-suite bathroom, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel has also a sun terrace and provides entertainment most evenings. Free parking is available on site.


Dates 5 days / 4 nights 
2022 dates From £307.00 per person
2023 dates Prices on 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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