- Visit Glasgow and enjoy the festivities at the Christmas Market
- The market is a global affair with stalls from as far afield as Russia and Ecuador
- Jaunt to the white-walled town of Inveraray
- Relax in the scenic surroundings of our hotel
- Great value Bay Inclusive package
Celebrate Christmastime in the best way possible, with a wonderful Bay Inclusive holiday! Join us in Loch Lomond, where we will enjoy a superb break along with two included excursions. We will take in the fantastic Glasgow Christmas Market with its bustling stalls and many chalets, as well as taking a jaunt to Inveraray.
Now a popular part of the Christmas build up in towns and cities across the UK; squares and streets are taken over by quaint stalls and chalets selling all manner of seasonal produce at Christmas markets.
As well as exploring the festivities, you can also make the most of your festive spirit and celebrate Christmas twice this year! You’ll be staying at the Bay Tarbet Hotel on our popular Turkey and Tinsel package. Tuck into a full cooked breakfast, explore on your sightseeing excursions, then return to your hotel for a tempting three-course evening meal and enjoy the entertainment!
What’s more, your holiday includes four free drinks vouchers per person, per night. These can be used at any time of the day on a wide choice of beverages – including branded beers, wines and spirits. Enjoy an afternoon coffee, wine with dinner or a GandT before bed – whichever suits you best!
Tarbet Hotel – A Bay Preferred Hotel
- A Bay Preferred hotel
- Situated in the pretty village of Tarbet between scenic Loch Lomond and Loch Long
- Enjoy stunning views of Loch Lomond as well as a modern restaurant and evening entertainment in the hotel
- Explore Scotland’s largest national park and easily reach historic Stirling and cosmopolitan Glasgow
Stay on the shores of legendary Loch Lomond in the village of Tarbet surrounded by forests and magnificent mountains.
The hotel is less than a five minute walk from Tarbet Pier from where you can take a cruise over the loch to Rowardennan during which you can enjoy insurmountable views of Ben Lomond. Tarbet has a number of quaint tearooms which are a great place to enjoy a relaxing cup of tea while enjoying views over the loch.
Heading further out you can experience the stunning scenery of the Duke’s Pass on the other side of the national park, on the drive over you will have the chance to see the southern end of Loch Lomond and the many islands that dot its surface. From Tarbet it is possible to take a day trip out to the historic city of Stirling which for many years was Scotland’s capital and one of its most important cities. Glasgow is less than an hour away by car and has a great range of architecture harking back to its glory days as a Victorian industrial city.
In the hotel’s restaurant you can enjoy fabulous sights over the surrounding countryside while eating tasty breakfast and evening meals daily. Sit down in the bar during the evening to take in great entertainment and enjoy the views over the loch from some of the hotel’s rooms. In your room for added space and comfort upgrade to a superior or premier room, for even greater relaxation during your stay.
Excursion to Glasgow Christmas Market
We take an excursion to the cosmopolitan city of Glasgow. During our visit take some time to explore the fabulous setting of St Enoch’s Square and the delightful Glasgow Christmas Market. A real global affair, the stalls have a wonderful European feel as well as far flung places like Edcuador and Russia!Excursion to Inveraray
Trip to the white-walled town of Inverary, one of Scotland's loveliest small towns and home to an imposing castle and the fascinating jail.
- UK Coach Departures
- 50 plus
Enjoy a superb start to a few days away as you travel by luxury coach to Tarbet. Onboard you’ll be entertained by the onboard Wi-Fi and entertainment system Roadshow. After check-in at the Bay Hotel Tarbet join your fellow travellers in the hotel’s restaurant for a delicious three-course evening meal. (Dinner)
Day 2 to 4:
Over the next three days we'll enjoy two included excursions to experience the very best this region of Scotland has to offer. We travel to Glasgow to enjoy the fantastic Christmas markets, these traditional markets offer great food and drink and unique christmas gifts all in a great festive setting.
We’ll also take a trip to the white-walled town of Inveraray, one of Scotland's loveliest small towns and home to an imposing castle and fascinating jail. The other day of the tour is free for you to enjoy at your leisure. The obvious attraction while in Tarbet is Loch Lohmond, take a cruise out on the water for fantastic views of the landscape or go for a woodland walk along the banks to see what wildlife you can spot along the way. (Breakfast, Dinner)
We’ll travel home today, following a tasty breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant and check-out. Enjoy the last views of the superb - countryside as we head home. (Breakfast)
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
Touring with Shearings
With over 114 years experience, Shearings is the largest escorted tour operator with over 800 pick-up points across the UK. They offer 170 destinations to suit diverse tastes and budgets.
What differentiates Shearings is the scope and diversity of their holidays, which cater to diverse tastes and budgets. They offer an unrivalled range of expertly planned itineraries throughout the year, with everything from 2-day weekend breaks to 17-day escorted tours.
Their knowledgeable and friendly teams look after every aspect of your journey from start to finish. The drivers, tour managers and hotel staff are always on-hand to take care of you and ensure you get the very best from your holiday.
Shearings offer a superb selection of amazing holidays by air and rail, as well as an extraordinary range of beautiful river cruises, sailing along some of Europe’s most enchanting waterways. You will find an assortment of inspiring itineraries to choose from, including Festival & Events breaks, Horticultural & Garden tours, BattlefieldsTours, and premium Grand Tourer holidays.
Shearings also caters for the single travellers, with its award-winning Your Time breaks, designed exclusively with the independent traveller in mind.