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Gold The Highland Fling

Gold The Highland Fling

Admire majestic beauty and unspoilt scenery on our NEW journey through the Highlands & Islands. See impressive islands, take a step back in time to 1314 and explore Scotland’s most impressive Palace.

Holiday Highlights

  • 4 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Home Link included

  • Freetime in Rothesay

  • Excursion to Aberfoyle  and The Royal Burgh of Stirling

  • Excursion to Oban  and Easedale

Sunday

We depart and make our way north to
Loch Long for the next four nights with dinner,
bed and breakfast.

Monday

We travel along the scenic “Argyll’s
Secret Coastline” to catch the ferry to the Isle of
Bute – a compact island jutting out into the Firth
of Clyde. Free time in the art-deco style resort of
Rothesay with palm trees, promenade and castle.
The afternoon is spent at nearby Mount Stuart, a
feat of Victorian ingenuity, a neo- gothic
decadent Palace. Explore its flamboyant interiors
and 300 acres of grounds with designed gardens
and coastal paths.

Tuesday

Today we head into the beautiful
Trossachs stopping in Aberfoyle before
continuing to The Royal Burgh of Stirling, where
for centuries Monarchs ruled, safely guarded by
Stirling Castle, which dominates the skyline. At
the new Battle of Bannockburn Experience be
close to the action as the events unfold on that
fateful day. Using cutting edge 3D technology
stand face to face on the battlefield with fearless
medieval warriors.

Wednesday

Today we visit the coastal resort of
Oban, with its beautiful setting overlooking the
isles. Later on we take the short coastal drive
across the “Bridge over the Atlantic” and on to
quaint Seil Island, made famous in the Wildlife
movie “Ring of Brightwater”. We spend time in
the picture postcard village of Easedale before
heading back to Arrochar.

Thursday

After breakfast we depart and head
for home.

Your Hotel

The Loch Long Hotel

The Loch Long Hotel is set in the tranquil village of Arrochar,

at the head of Loch Long, this waterfront hotel is warmly

decorated and bedrooms are en suite with TV, free WiFi

and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has lift

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

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

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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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