Board the ferry to Arran, known as 'Scotland in Miniature', visiting the Scottish Baronial Brodick Castle and Gardens. The Castle has impressive gardens overlooking the Firth of Clyde. Enjoy free time in Arran's capital, Brodick, before a scenic tour around the island taking in the breathtaking coastal scenery.
Today we journey along the shoreline of the Firth of Clyde, reaching Wemyss Bay where we take the ferry to the Isle of Bute. Here we visit the island's capital Rothesay, and visit one of the most flamboyant great houses in the UK, Mount Stuart. Stroll through the labyrinth of rooms, take in the fine scenery and admire the expansive grounds.
Relax and admire the scenery as we journey along the Ayrshire Coast, including a stop in Alloway, home of Scotland's most famous poet, Rabbie Burns.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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