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A Highland Thing A Highland Thing

A Highland Thing

A Highland Thing

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Join us as we head to Strathpeffer in Scotland for our It’s A Highland Thing tour.  Explore the stunning Victorian spa town of Strathpeffer. Travel through magnificent Scottish countryside to enjoy coastal, loch and mountain views of this wonderful area stepped in History.  Visit wonderful attractions to uncover tales of local history, enjoy fascinating insights into tradition, and culture with knowledgeable guides.  Journey to Fort George the mightiest artillery fortification in Britain housing Scotland’s largest regimental museum outside of Edinburgh. Take a nostalgic steam train journey through the majestic scenery of the Cairngorms National Park from Aviemore through Boat of Garten and Broomhill on the heritage Strathspey Railway.  Sit back and relax as we take a cruise across the deep, mysterious waters of Loch Ness, filled with legend, enjoy breathtaking sights of Urquhart Castle and don’t forget to look out for Nessie. Don’t miss out on this wonderful scenic and historic tour with great attractions to enhance your visit.

 

 

 

Your Holiday Includes:

Door to door service

Porterage

Dinner, bed and breakfast

En-suite bedrooms

Entrance to Timespan Helmsdale with guided tour

Entrance to the Scottish Kilt Maker Visitor Centre

50min Jacobite Inspiration Cruise of Loch Ness

Entrance to Fort George and the Highlanders Museum

Return Journey on the Strathspey Steam Railway from Aviemore

Excursions as specified

Executive coach travel throughout

 

 

Single room supplement

 £64.00



 

 

 

Itinerary

Monday
Depart Leyland at 07.30am for our journey to Strathpeffer with a suitable lunch stop enroute.

Tuesday
Half day tour - Morning free in Strathpeffer at 12noon meet the coach as we head off on a scenic drive through Sutherland following part of the NC500 route, marvel at beautiful countryside and coastal views along the way to visit the Timespan Museum in Helmsdale for a guided tour to uncover stories of local history.

Wednesday
Full day tour - This morning following breakfast we visit Fort George, created by George II following the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie at Culloden, the ultimate defense against further Jacobite unrest, explore the forts history in The Highlanders Museum, Scotland's largest regimental museum outside of Edinburgh, in the afternoon we head to Aviemore to take a nostalgic steam train journey.

Thursday,
Full day tour - This morning following breakfast we visit the Kilt Makers Visitor Centre, Scotland's only attraction solely dedicated to the national dress, followed by free time in Inverness allowing time for lunch, in the afternoon we travel to Clansman Harbour to Take a scenic Jacobite Inspiration cruise on Loch Ness.

Friday
Check out of our hotel following breakfast for our return journey with a suitable lunch stop en-route.

Single room supplement

 £64.00

For Sole Use

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel

 Ben Wyvis Hotel, Ben Wyvis, Strathpeffer, IV14 9DN

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Star Rating

 3 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Website

 https://strathmorehotels-thebenwyvis.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Contact

 01997 423387

 

 

 



 

 

About the hotel

The Ben Wyvis Hotel is in the heart of the stunning Victorian spa town of Strathpeffer.  This grand Victorian hotel has an imposing facade yet indoors a warm and friendly Highland welcome awaits, full of character and charm the hotel is complemented by the magnificent scenery and nature that surrounds it. A number of walking routes are very close by from quiet woodland walks to hiking up Ben Wyvis itself. Guest bedrooms are spacious, comfortable, traditional rooms.



 

 

 

TV

yes

 

Hairdryer

Yes

Wifi

Yes

Lift

Yes

Toiletries

Yes

Safety Deposit Box

No

AC

No

Pool

No

Gym

No

Golf

No

Iron

Yes

Tea/Coffee

Yes

Porterage

Yes



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About Us

Ava Travel, based in Leyland, is a relatively new company specialising in the creation and operation of coach tour holidays throughout the UK and Europe.

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Ava Travel (Leyland) Ltd
41 Hough Lane
Leyland, PR25 2SB
Office Opening Hours
Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 14:00, Sunday - Closed