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Scottish Wildlife Tour 2022

Scottish Wildlife Tour 2022

Wild and wonderful, home to around 90,000 different species Scotland has a rich and diverse variety of wild animals, on this getaway you can get up close and personal with some of Scotland’s wildest residents.

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Wild and wonderful, home to around 90,000 different species Scotland has a rich and diverse variety of wild animals. So, whether you want to see a soaring Red Kite in its natural habitat or sail alongside playful Dolphins, on this getaway you can get up close and personal with some of Scotland’s wildest residents.

 

Includes

Return luxury coach travel on 'The Optimum Experience' vehicle

With an elegant design our new coach offers incredible passenger comfort, wide seats, generous onboard legroom and moveable headrest that ensures you’re as relaxed as possible as soon as you find your seat

 

5 nights half board

Hotel entertainment

Wildlife Mountain Safari in Highland Perthshire and a chance to feed the Red Deer

Wildlife cruise (from North Berwick to Bass Rock & Craigleith Cliffs)

Loch Katrine cruise with lunch at The Lochside Café

Visit to Seabird Discovery Centre

Visit to the SEA LIFE Centre with an Otter experience

Visit to The Kelpies

Observe red kites from a hide in Ardgaty

 

Please note this price does not include our door-to-door, to add this service please tick the option at checkout.

 

 

TROSSACHS & SEALIFE

(FULL DAY): We visit The SEALIFE Centre in Loch Lomond for an 'otterly adorable' otter experience. We also enjoy a cruise on Lake Katrine, set in the centre of The Trossachs National Park, Queen Victoria famously sailed up the fresh-water loch in 1869. Afterwards we sit down for a light lunch at The Lochside Café. Later, you will also have the opportunity to see the majestic Red Kites up close from a "hide" at Argaty Red Kites, the only red kite feeding station in Scotland.

DRYMEN

(FULL DAY): The village of Drymen sits in the hills at the western end of the Campsie Fells, overlooking the Endrick Water as it nears Loch Lomond. There will be a free day to explore this beautiful little village which s the location of our hotel and is a great base to explore the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park - the oldest National Park in Scotland.

SEA CRUISE SAFARI

(FULL DAY): We begin our day at the award-winning Scottish Seabird Centre, in North Berwick. Situated on the harbour, it is home to almost half of all of Europe's seabirds. We have also arranged a cruise to Bass Rock and Craigleith Cliffs - This unforgettable trip will take you closer than ever before to puffins, grey seals and gannets all in their natural habitat. On our way back to the hotel, we enjoy a short stop at The Kelpies, the world's largest equine sculptures.

MOUNTAIN SAFARI

(FULL DAY): Armed with your cameras and binoculars, we head to the Perthshire highlands for a mountain safari. Climb aboard as we pass through a land sculptured by the elements and steeped in breath taking views with no shortage of photo opportunities. You will also have the chance to come face to face with Britain's largest native land mammal - the majestic Red Deer and feed them in the safety of our Safari Ranger.

The Winnock Hotel ***, Drymen

 

 

Situated in the heart of Loch Lomond National Park, The Winnock Hotel is set in an 18th Century building and features an on-site bar and a restaurant serving British cuisine.

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Wi-Fi

 

The Optimum Experience

 

We are pleased to introduce our NEW luxury range 'the Optimum Experience' by Skills which will feature a selection of our 2021 holiday packages.

With an elegant and stylish design, our Optimum Experience offers amazing passenger comfort with soft, wide seats, generous onboard legroom and moveable headrest that ensures you're as comfortable and relaxed as possible as soon as you find your seat.

 

 

 

 

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Alfreton, Hall Street Alfreton - Surcharge £15pp,
Hall Street, Bus station, DE55 7BT
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Beeston, Lace Road Beeston Lace Road, behind the Cricketers pub
NG9 2LA
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Chesterfield Bus Station Chesterfield Coach Station,, Beckingham Way
S40 1TH
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
East Midlands Parkway East Midlands Parkway
Nottingham, NG11 0EB
Leicester Bus Stand CH Charles Street, Bus stand CH , Outside Bistro Live
Leicester, LE1 1HL
Long Eaton, The Green Long Eaton, The Green
Outside Wilkinsons, NG10 1HQ
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
LE11 5BE
Mansfield Bus station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Meadowhall Interchange Meadow Hall Interchange, Bay C3
Meadowhall Road, Sheffield, S9 1EP
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE
Rotherham,Interchange Bay Rotherham £15pp Surcharge , Interchange Bay C1/ C2
Frederick Street, S60 1QB
Sheffield Pond Hill Pond Hill, Opposite Penny Black Public House
S1 2BG
Toton Lane Tram Stop Toton Lane Tram Stop Park and Ride
Toton Lane Tram Stop, NG9 7JA

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