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Drams and Dances

  • Oban, Scotland - Oban Harbour and Pulpit Hill from McCaigs Tower at dawn © VisitScotland, Kenny Lam

    Oban, Scotland - Oban Harbour and Pulpit Hill from McCaigs Tower at dawn © VisitScotland, Kenny Lam EXPIRES 30.1.2022
  • View of Oban including McCaig's Tower from Pulpit Hill © VisitScotland / Kenny Lam

    Oban, Scotland - View of Oban including McCaig's Tower from Pulpit Hill © VisitScotland , Kenny Lam EXPIRES 7.9.2023
  • View of Oban's bay © VisitScotland / Stuart Brunton

    Oban, Scotland - View of the Bay © VisitScotland, Stuart Brunton EXPIRES 7.9.2023
  • Tobermory © P Tomkins, VisitScotland, ScottishViewpoint

    Oban discovery tour Tobermory © P Tomkins / VisitScotland / ScottishViewpoint
5 day tour
From £205 per person - minimum 20 passengers

On this Oban Discovery tour, watch the sun set dramatically over Oban Bay. Then dance the night away in our new amazing Scottish themed event: Drams and Dances! Enjoy the festivities in the build up to Christmas at the Royal Hotel Oban. The hotel hosts entertainment every night, tasty Scottish breakfasts and dinners, live music, a bagpipe reception and much more! You will also get the chance to visit the Isle of Mull and Tobermory, the setting for the well known ‘Balamory’ children’s TV show. As well as this you will get a chance to explore Fort William and visit the Ben Nevis Distillery.

 

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Dates

7th, 14th and 28th November 2022 | November 2023


Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Monday: Arrive at hotel and enjoy dinner and entertainment

Your group will arrive to a warm Scottish welcome. Gather for a drinks reception whilst listening to the Highland Bagpipes being played. A selection of local Malts will be enjoyed along with a taster of Scotland’s finest canapés. Your group will then be served a delicious three course dinner, then settle into a night filled with Scottish Entertainment.

Day 2

Tuesday: Optional excursion to the Isle of Mull

After tucking into a full Scottish breakfast why not take your group around some of the amazing west coast of Scotland sights. From Oban, take the 55 minute ferry crossing to Mull, the fourth largest of the Scottish Islands. Tobermory, the island’s main town, was built as a fishing port in the late 18th century. It is a picture postcard of a place with the brightly painted buildings along the main street. The village was used as the setting for the children’s television programme ‘Balamory’. Be sure to bring your group back with an appetite as they will partake in a pre-drinks reception of Mulled Wine, then enjoy a delicious three course Carvery Dinner followed by an evening of Scottish Entertainment.

Day 3

Wednesday: Free time in Oban plus Afternoon Tea with bingo and quiz

Again a full Scottish Breakfast will be available to your group. Enjoy free time in Oban this morning. In the afternoon, you will be served a scrumptious Afternoon Tea with tea/coffee, a glass of fizz and fresh home baking in the Lounge Bar with a Whisky Galore Bingo & Quiz – prizes to be won! A tasty dinner will be followed by an evening of dancing and singing with Argyll’s top musical act.

Day 4

Thursday: Fort William and optional distillery visit

Again start the day with a hearty full Scottish breakfast before your group heads out for some free time in the popular town of Fort William. Why not visit the Ben Nevis Distillery for a ‘wee’ dram on your way back. Return to the hotel for a full Highland Banquet followed by an evening of entertainment and dancing with the Strathmore Ceilidh Band and the legendry Torquil Telfer on the bagpipes – make sure you get your group to bring some tartan!

Day 5

Friday: Full Scottish breakfast and return home

Feast on a hearty full Scottish Breakfast before your group bids a fond farewell.


Featured Hotel – Inspected by Greatdays staff in March 2019

Royal Hotel, Oban ***

Built in the late 1800s, in the heart of Oban, the 3 star Royal Hotel offers traditionally decorated en-suite rooms complete with TV, hairdryer, direct dial telephone and tea & coffee making facilities. Serving traditional Scottish food in the restaurant, which overlooks the town square, and its own whisky bar, this Scottish themed hotel is ideal for visiting all the highlights the West Coast of Scotland has to offer. There is a lift to all floors.  No Coach parking on site, this is a 5 minute drive away.


Please note

Entertainment programme may be subject to amendments closer to time.


Dates 5 days / 4 nights
7th November 2022 From £205.00 per person
14th November 2022 From £205.00 per person
28th November 2022 From £205.00 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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