Aberdeen & Ballindalloch Castle

Glenshee to Braemar
Ballindalloch Castle
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Surrounded by wonderful wooded scenery the delightful village of Braemar is set between the Cairngorm and Grampian mountain ranges, and is perfect for a relaxing treat with the opportunity to explore local places of interest. On this break we visit the granite city of Aberdeen as well as Ballindalloch Castle – the ‘Pearl of the North’.

Excursions

Full Day: Aberdeen (Included)

Join us on an excursion to Aberdeen, the capital of the Grampian Highlands. With its sparkling granite buildings, the city has an enchanting skyline, and the old town has a magical air of time gone by.


Full Day: Speyside Cooperage & Ballindalloch Castle (Included)

Journey into the beautiful Spey Valley and Whisky Country! We visit fascinating Speyside Cooperage for an insight into the ancient art of whisky cast making and go on to magnificent Ballindalloch Castle, the ‘Pearl of the North’. First and foremost a much-loved family home, Ballindalloch is a welcoming castle set in spectacular surroundings and filled with family memorabilia and fine historic treasures.

Accommodation

Invercauld Arms Hotel (primary)

The Invercauld Arms Hotel is an important 'landmark' on the edge of the delightful Highland village of Braemar, world famous for the Highland Games and the strong connections with Royal Deeside. This charming hotel offers the perfect base for touring the highlands.

Destinations visited
  • Scotland
  • Braemar
  • Europe
Tags
  • History
  • Wildlife
  • Scenic
  • UK Coach Departures


Day One: Home to Braemar We make our way from the interchange and travel to the Bay Invercauld Arms hotel in Braemar, after check-in we’ll enjoy a sumptuous evening meal. (D)

Day Two to Four: In and around Braemar Over our three days in Braemar we’ll go on two included excursions. We go to Aberdeen, the capital of the Grampian Highlands. With its sparkling granite buildings, the city has an enchanting skyline, and the old town has a magical air of time gone by. Next we visit fascinating Speyside Cooperage for an insight into the ancient art of whisky cast making and go on to magnificent Ballindalloch Castle, the ‘Pearl of the North’. The other day in Braemar is for you to enjoy as free time. Staying in Braemar is a great opportunity to explore the Cairngorms National Park. The largest national park in the country is made up of mountainous areas interspersed with lochs, rivers, woodland and moorland which all make this an incredible place to visit. (B,D)

Day Five: Braemar to Home Time to say goodbye to Braemar today, as we travel back to the interchange and then continue home. (B)

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Dates Price Single Availability
23-Jul-2018 for 4 Nights Visit Website
06-Aug-2018 for 4 Nights Visit Website
20-Aug-2018 for 4 Nights Visit Website
03-Sep-2018 for 4 Nights Visit Website
17-Sep-2018 for 4 Nights Visit Website

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