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Steam through The Highlands

Steam through The Highlands

A fantastic break where we steam our way ahead on the Bo’ness & Kinneil historic railway, take a relaxing cruise on Loch Katrine aboard the Steamship SS Walter Scott and experience the world's first and only rotating boat lift. Set in the Trossachs at the popular Winnock Hotel a wonderful break full of beautiful scenery, lochs, mountains and steam powered fascination.

Steam Through the Highlands                                                   Door 2 Door, Cito

 

27June – 1 July 2018

Wednesday - Sunday

5 Days

From £484

 

A fantastic break where we steam our way ahead on the Bo’ness & Kinneil historic railway, take a relaxing cruise on Loch Katrine aboard the Steamship SS Walter Scott and experience the world's first and only rotating boat lift. Set in the Trossachs at the popular Winnock Hotel a wonderful break full of beautiful scenery, lochs, mountains and steam powered fascination.

 

Your Steam Through the Highlands Break includes:

· Luxury coach travel

· Home pick up

· 4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

· 1 included lunch at the Brenachoile Restaurant

· Falkirk Wheel

· Steamship cruise

· Steam Railway.

 

Day One

We depart from your home pick-up you join your coach for the journey north to Scotland and your hotel, time to relax before dinner.

 

Day Two

We take a drive into the beautiful scenery of the Trossachs, a delightful area of Lochs and mountains before we head to Loch Katrine where we have an included lunch at the Brenachoile restaurant, then we board the Steamship SS Walter Scott for a two-hour afternoon cruise along the full length of the loch.

 

Day Three

We head to Falkirk to experience a boat trip with a difference, the steam powered Falkirk Wheel is a fascinating experience, a unique rotating boat lift built to link the Union Canal with the Forth & Clyde Canal some 35 metres above. We then drive to Bo'ness to take our seats for a nostalgic steam train ride on the Bo'ness Kinneil Railway. Our journey will take us to the southern shores of the Firth of Forth from Bo'ness to Manuel and return with reserved seating in the dining car and traditional afternoon tea served during our journey.

 

Day Four

Today we make our way to Loch Lomond where there will be some time to explore then in the afternoon enjoy a tea dance on board the Steamship, Maid of the Loch -please note this ship is permanently moored and does not sail.

 

Day Five

This morning we bid farewell after breakfast and begin our homeward journey with refreshment stops enroute.

 

WINNOCK HOTEL, Drymen

This charming family run hotel takes centre stage on the green in the village of Drymen, sensitively extended and refurbished it retains its traditional bars and log fires and offers a warm and friendly atmosphere. Bedrooms are tastefully decorated with satellite TV, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel does not have a lift but some ground floor rooms are available upon request.

Day One

From your home pick-up you join your coach for the journey north to Scotland and your hotel, time to relax before dinner.

D

Day Two

We take a drive into the beautiful scenery of the Trossachs, a delightful area of Lochs and mountains before we head to Loch Katrine where we have an included lunch at the Brenachoile restaurant, then we board the Steamship SS Walter Scott for a two-hour afternoon cruise along the full length of the loch.

B, L, D

Day Three

We head to Falkirk to experience a boat trip with a difference, the steam powered Falkirk Wheel is a fascinating experience, a unique rotating boat lift built to link the Union Canal with the Forth & Clyde Canal some 35 metres above. We then drive to Bo'ness to take our seats for a nostalgic steam train ride on the Bo'ness Kinneil Railway. Our journey will take us to the southern shores of the Firth of Forth from Bo'ness to Manuel and return with reserved seating in the dining car and traditional afternoon tea served during our journey.

B, D

Day Four

Today we make our way to Loch Lomond where there will be some time to explore then in the afternoon enjoy a tea dance on board the Steamship, Maid of the Loch - please note this ship is permanently moored and does not sail.

B, D

Day Five

This morning we bid farewell after breakfast and begin our homeward journey with refreshment stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, L=Lunch Included, D=Dinner Included

WINNOCK HOTEL, Drymen 3 star

This charming family run hotel takes centre stage on the green in the village of Drymen, sensitively extended and refurbished it retains its traditional bars and log fires and offers a warm and friendly atmosphere.  Bedrooms are tastefully decorated with satellite TV, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel does not have a lift but some ground floor rooms are available upon request.

 

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Water Street Abergele, Water Street
Opposite Bowling Green
Bangor, Tesco Bus Stop Bangor, Tesco Bus Stop
Chester Holiday Inn South Chester, Holiday Inn South
Layby Outside
Chester Services Chester, Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Station Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Ewloe St Davids Park Ewloe, MainRoad Outside St Davids Park Hotel
Holywell, Bus Station Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Jct Station Llandudno Junction Station Car Park
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