• ABERFOYLE, SCOTLAND - Scottish Showstopper
  1. ABERFOYLE, SCOTLAND - Scottish Showstopper

ABERFOYLE, SCOTLAND - Scottish Showstopper

Experience the Royal Yacht Britannia, Falkirk Wheel & Historic Steam journey along the shores of the River Forth.

 

Your Hotel

The Rob Roy Hotel is wonderfully situated in idyllic countryside at the gateway to the glorious Trossachs and is set within Scotland’s first National Park.

Named after the legendary local folk hero Rob Roy McGregor, The Rob Roy offers excellent food friendly staff, and good old-fashioned value for money.

There are 100 en-suite bedrooms, all non-smoking and with television, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. *

The hotel is a short stroll along the banks of the Forth River to the picturesque village of Aberfoyle where you will find Scottish made Arts, Crafts and Clothing, and 3 Visitor Centres.

The splendours of Loch Katrine, Callender, Historic Stirling and Loch Lomond are all within easy striking distance, and the hotel is an ideal centre for touring the Trossachs, Perthshire and the Highlands.

 

Itinerary

Day 1

Travel to our hotel in Aberfoyle for a 5-night stay.

Day 2

A free day to explore the enchanted village of Aberfoyle – which lies in one of Europe’s most beautiful locations on the banks of the River Forth inside the magnificent Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Offering an attractive main street and well served with individual shops, cafés and restaurants – Be sure to visit the Scottish Wool Centre.

Day 3

It’s full steam ahead as we step back in time and enjoy a truly magical journey along the shore of the River Forth on the Bo’ness Kinneil Railway. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of old fashioned train travel – The Guard will clip your ticket as your journey begins then sit back and relax as the train travels through the Scottish countryside to Manuel via Kinneil Halt and Birkhill.

En route to our next attraction we’ll briefly pass by The Kelpies, the world’s largest equine sculptures which tower 100 feet over the Forth & Clyde Canal before enjoying an afternoon boat trip on the unique Falkirk Wheel, an amazing feat of engineering and the world’s first and only rotating boatlift.

Day 4

Today we visit the historic city of Stirling an opportunity for you to explore the youngest city in Scotland. There are so many treasures for you to discover, you will not be disappointed by what the city and area has to offer.

The city centre is a pleasant mix of pedestrianised streets, walkways, excellent shopping facilities and pubs and restaurants. The Stirling Arcade in King St is a restored 19th-century shopping gallery, home to independent stores, fashion boutiques and cafes. The Thistles, close to the railway station, is Stirling’s central shopping mall with well over 80 stores.

Day 5

Our final trip for this glorious week is to experience the magic of The Royal Yacht Britannia. Home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family for over 40 years, sailing over 1,000,000 miles around the world. Now berthed in Edinburgh, you can follow in the footsteps of Royalty to discover the heart and soul of this most special of Royal residences.

In the afternoon we make the short journey to Edinburgh, described by Prince Charles as one of the most beautiful cities! It’s a city that begs to be discovered, filled with quirky, come-hither nooks that tempt you to explore just that little fit further.

Day 6

Following a hearty Scottish Breakfast, we will head for home incorporating a couple of comfort stops along the way.

Venue: Rob Roy Hotel
6 Days, 5 Nights
Half Board
Deposit £60 (non-refundable)
No single supplement

  • 14 July 2019

    6 days / 5 nights

    £519.00

  • Lift to all floors

  • Max 34lb/15kg

  • Entertainment most nights

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