Coach holidays with Alfa Travel

Aberdeen

Resort - Aberdeen

Overview

Ancient sites and symbols, mysterious standing stones, towering granite walls and legendary castles mark Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire as a heartland of Scottish history. Old Aberdeen, with its cobbled streets and 15th century fortified cathedral is where Aberdeen’s first University was founded in 1495.

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£399 per person

Supplements may apply

Tour code: 487NE

Tour: Aberdeen

Resort: Aberdeen

Days: 7

Date Travelling: 12 July 2020

Travelling by: Coach

Hotel: Station Hotel

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Outward Travel

Day 2 - Stonehaven and Drum Castle

  • Located south of Aberdeen along the coast, Stonehaven is a delightful Scottish town with an attractive harbour.
  • It has many ancient buildings including the 15th Century Tolbooth which houses a fascinating museum (entry fee may apply).
  • Dating from the 13th century, Drum Castle was owned by the Irvine family for over 650 years.
  • We explore the varied heritage of this intriguing building on our guided tour (included in tour cost).
  • The gardens include an historic collection of roses.

Day 3 - Braemar and the Highland Games Centre

  • Surrounded by the fine Grampian Mountains and woodland scenery, Braemar is a delightful village.
  • A quarter of a mile east of the town stands Braemar Castle, a 17th century castle with a colourful past (entry fees may apply).
  • The recently opened Braemar Highland Games Centre is an iconic new heritage centre at the home of the world-famous Braemar Gathering.
  • We discover the 200-year history of the Braemar Royal Highland Society and The Braemar Highland Games.
  • Our tour (included in holiday cost) includes a bagpipe welcome and tea with scone.

Day 4 - Day at Leisure

  • Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area.
  • Don't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.

Day 5 - Day at Leisure

  • Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area.
  • Don't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.

Day 6 - Fraserburgh and Haddo House

  • We discover the endless golden sandy beaches and bustling harbour of this traditional coastal town.
  • Attractions include the Fraserburgh Heritage Centre and Museum of Scottish Lighthouses (charges apply).
  • Designed in 1732 by William Adam, Haddo was home to the Gordon family for more than 400 years.
  • The extensive art collection includes 85 paintings of Aberdeenshire castles by acclaimed Victorian artist James Giles.
  • Entry to house and gardens included in tour cost.

Day 7 - Return Travel

Clients are permitted to remain on the coach only when the driver is present. Excursion days may be altered to suit circumstances which arise or to take advantage of forecast changes in the weather, local events or drivers’ hours regulations. If it is important you visit somewhere on a specific day, please check in advance with your driver. The itinerary is designed to be a guide to the places encompassed by the tour, and the mention of certain towns or attractions does not necessarily imply that a stop will be made at the town or point of interest, unless specifically indicated in the itinerary or holiday brochure. All details contained in this itinerary were correct at the time of writing however changes may have occurred since printing. Every effort is made to rectify any errors as and when they come to our attention.

Station Hotel

This attractive Victorian Hotel is located in the heart of Aberdeen, within a five minute walk from popular visitor attractions such as the Aberdeen Maritime Museum and vibrant shopping streets. Well equipped bedrooms are of traditional style with contemporary touches, whilst the Denburn restaurant serves delicious locally sourced produce and freshly caught fish in a comfortable setting.

Contact Details


Tel No: 01224 587214

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