Turkey and Tinsel - Melrose

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Enjoy the fun of the festive season before anyone else! Take in the beautiful countryside surrounding our hotel Excursion to capital Edinburgh Trip to the JedburghHow would you like to celebrate Christmas twice this year? On our Turkey and Tinsel break to Waverley Castle Hotel you’ll enjoy mulled wine on arrival, a traditional Christmas dinner and festive entertainment! Enjoy all the fun of the festive season in Melrose before anyone else!


Excursion to Jedburgh (Included)

Jaunt to Jedburgh calling at the famous Woollen Mill where you’ll find ample shopping opportunities from whisky and food to traditional gifts and cashmere.

Excursion to Edinburgh (Included)

We'll take a trip to Edinburgh where you'll have free time to enjoy the city in any way you choose. Whether you fancy strolling round Edinburgh Castle, seeing the exotic animals at Edinburgh Zoo, or climbing Arthurs Seat for fantastic views across the city, there's sure to be something to keep you entertained in this fantastic city.


Waverley Castle Hotel (primary)

Take a break in the heart of Walter Scott country in the Scottish Borders Enjoy evening entertainment and fabulous food in our restaurant and ballroom Historical landmarks, wonderful cities and stunning landscapes are all within easy reach Join us at the heart of the Scottish Borders, nestling between the River Tweed and the green Eildon Hills, in the town of Melrose, at the Waverley Castle Hotel.Lying at the heart of Sir Walter Scott country Melrose has a wealth of interesting attractions, from its beautiful abbey and the walled gardens of Priorwood the area is a haven for lovers of great history and culture. With the town being at the heart of an area of gentle hills, undulating valleys and Border Abbeys, this is an ideal place for people looking to spend time outdoors.Looking a little further afield the fantastic cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Newcastle are all within easy reach. All three cities have a fascinating history to discover and stunning architecture to enjoy, each providing its own particular culture. For some ancient history head to the border with England and discover the Roman era ruins that surround Hadrian’s Wall which also enjoys stunning views over Northumberland National Park.The Waverley Castle Hotel is splendidly set in 5 acres of rolling parkland behind which flows the River Tweed. Spend time in the comfortable lounges and bar, enjoy various games, stroll around the grounds and dance the nights away in the entertainment room.

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  • United Kingdom
  • Scotland
  • Melrose
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  • Christmas
  • Wildlife
  • Scenic
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  • North East
  • East Midlands
  • Yorkshire & Humberside
  • South East
  • South West
  • North West & North Wales
  • West Midlands

Day 1Leaving this morning you’ll travel to Melrose by luxury coach. All of our coaches feature onboard Wi-Fi, our Roadshow entertainment system and more spacious legroom than many short-haul airlines. You’ll enjoy mulled wine on arrival at the Waverley Castle Hotel and after check-in at the and time to settle into your room, come down to the hotel’s restaurant for a delicious three-course meal. (Dinner)

Days 2- 4You’ll spend the next few days in and around Melrose. You’ll get to explore Edinburgh and  Kelso on included excursions and enjoy time at leisure to discover the town itself. You'll also enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner and festive entertainment. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5Time to say goodbye today, after a delicious cooked breakfast at the hotel you’ll check out and board your luxury coach for the journey home. (Breakfast)

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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28-Oct-2019 for 4 Nights
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04-Nov-2019 for 4 Nights
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11-Nov-2019 for 4 Nights
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18-Nov-2019 for 4 Nights
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25-Nov-2019 for 4 Nights
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