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Holidays | 2024

Stirling - the Gateway to the Scottish Highlands

Discover Stirling - The Gateway to the Scottish Highlands, once known as the Capital of Scotland. The 19th Century 4 star Stirling Highland Hotel is in a great location, just a few minutes walk from the city's many attractions including Stirling Castle, which was once the residence of Scottish Kings. This hotel is a charming Victorian building with a rooftop observatory, which perfectly reflects the rich heritage of the area with its rolling hills and lowland greenery. All bedrooms are fully en-suite with flat screen T.V, tea/coffee making facilities and designed with traditional Scottish touches. The hotel has ground floor rooms available, and a lift but only serves the first and third floor, the second floor rooms are accessed by approximately 20 steps. A perfect place for hotel guests to take some time out is in the hotel's indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym.

Package Itinerary


After an early start we leave Lincolnshire behind us and head North into Scotland, with suitable comfort and refreshment stops en-route. Upon arrival at the hotel porters will take your luggage to your rooms giving you time to relax and freshen up before your evening meal.

Full Day

To Loch Lomond one of Scotland's most inspiring lochs. Calling at Balloch an enchanting town on the southern shores of the loch, home of the Loch Lomond shores visitor Centre. Sit back and relax on a wonderfully scenic one hour return cruise on Loch Lomond past the Waterfalls at Inversnaid and taking in the sprawling glens and rocky peaks of the Arrochar Alps. The coach will then take you to the lovely village of Luss which was famously the location in the Scottish TV series 'Take the high Road' before returning back to the hotel by late afternoon.

Full Day

Explore Stirling a small city with a big history, once the ancient capital of Scotland. Which is also known for its historic attractions and spectacular scenery, the city is celebrating its 900th Anniversary in 2024. Visit the old town and we have included entry to the castle which is considered to be one of the grandest of Scotland's castles.

Full Day

Today we head to the Perthshire town of Crieff which is located in the heart of Scotland in the beautiful Strathearn countryside. Calling at Crieff visitor centre with its gift shops, garden centre, art galleries, or visit the restaurant. Moving onto Glenturret distillery to discover the history and heritage of making single malt whisky and enjoy a tour of Scotland's oldest working distillery.


After your final Scottish breakfast and with the cases back on the coach, we bid farewell to our hosts and begin the homeward journey back to Lincolnshire with suitable refreshment and comfort stops as required depending upon traffic.

Client Testimonial

Thank you for the drivers and clean, tidy coaches and your help and support organising our trip.
Jean Burgess, Horncastle.