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Highlands In A Nutshell

Highlands In A Nutshell

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Join us as we head to Scotland for our Highland’s in a Nutshell Tour. Scotland’s boldest, biggest scenery awaits you as we journey north. Witness breath-taking loch, coastal, mountain and countryside views that will leave you with lasting memories of your trip. This wonderful tour offers you a real taste of Scotland with magnificent castle visits, a coastal cruise a chance to purchase traditional Scottish country fayre with stops in historic towns and villages along the way. Our tours north of the border are always popular and book up quickly, don’t miss out on our Highland’s in a Nutshell.



Your Holiday Includes:

Door to door service


Dinner, bed and breakfast

En-suite bedrooms

Tea/Coffee on arrival

Admission to Brodie Castle

Visit to Brodie Countryfayre

Moray Firth Coastal Cruise

Admission to Dunrobin Castle


Executive coach travel throughout



Single room supplement - £113.00


Depart Leyland at 07.30am for our journey to the Highland's with a suitable lunch stop en-route. Scotland's biggest, boldest scenery awaits you as we journey north along scenic Loch Lomond and Glorious Glencoe. Arrive at the Priory Hotel in Beauly our home for the next 4 nights, receive a warm Scottish welcome with tea/coffee while our luggage is taken care of.

Today the beautiful Moray Coast awaits with a visit to the magnificent turreted Brodie Castle and its stunning gardens. Depart for time at Brodie Countryfayre and the lovely traditional town of Forres. Travel along the coast road passing the traditional fishing villages of Burghead and Lossiemouth with its two wonderful sandy beaches before our return to the hotel.

Today we head to the wonderful city of Inverness to enjoy free time exploring the historic city with its 19th century cathedral, kilt museum and many shops, bars, and cafes. Following time for lunch we take a cruise on the Moray Forth, keep an eye out for mischievous dolphins in the wonderful wildlife-rich waters.

Today we venture north along the east coast to Golspie and a visit to the fairytale Dunrobin Castle. Enjoy magnificent gardens and views across the sea before heading to the lovely historic town of Dornoch, on the return to the hotel we travel along The Black Isle Peninsula, steeped in history with Pictish stones, medieval stonework and charming 17th century seaside village, also known for its abundant wildlife and surrounded by nature, part of the North Coast 500, the views are wonderful and anything but black!

Check out of our hotel following breakfast for our journey home travelling back through the Cairngorms National Park via Aviemore and Pitlochry with a suitable lunch stop en-route.

Single room supplement


For Sole Use










 The Priory Hotel, High Street, Beauly, IV4 7BX







Hotel Star Rating

 3 Star







Hotel Website    







Hotel Contact

 01463 782309





About the hotel

The Priory Hotel is set in the Picturesque Highland Village of Beauly in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, a traditional and attractive village hotel modernised to a high standard offering its guests wonderful Highland hospitality. Guest bedrooms are comfortable, traditional rooms, a great place to relax as we discover the Highlands.
















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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