Join us as we travel into Aberdeenshire to discover the secrets of this stunning region of North East Scotland. Our included visits bring to life the areas farming heritage, including a visit to Pitmedden Garden & Museum of Farming Life, the Grampian Transport Museum and a unique visit to a Highland Beef Farm, including lunch. Free time in the 'Granite City' of Aberdeen also features, with luxury accommodation at the Ardoe House Hotel & Spa.
The 4 star Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel & Spa is just 3 miles outside the city centre. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer and Wi-Fi. There is a restaurant and lounge bar, spa, indoor heated pool & fitness room. There is a lift.
We travel north to the outskirts of Aberdeen for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Mercure Ardoe House Hotel & Spa.
This morning we visit the Grampian Transport Museum which boasts an impressive range of transport exhibits, from travelling chariots, of the 1800's, to some of the fastest cars ever made. Later in the day we visit Pitmedden Garden & Museum of Farming Life, a re-created Scottish Renaissance walled garden with unique and vibrant floral designs. The museum brings the agricultural past to life.
A free day to explore the 'Granite City' of Aberdeen.
Today we visit Aberdeenshire Highland Beef, the farm owner Grace will take us on a walking tour of her farm. Grace will offer an insight into the Highland farming methods including the cattle's diet which can include draft, a natural bi product from the Banchory Deeside brewery. They also have their own butchery onsite and offer bespoke cuts of meat to their customer. Grace will also provide a 'beef & tattie' lunch using the finest Highland Cattle meat.
We depart for home, arriving into our local area late afternoon.
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast & 1 lunch, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver.
EXCURSIONS - entry to Grampian Transport Museum and Pitmedden Garden & Museum of Farming Life and a farm visit.
DEPOSIT: £30.00 per person
Single supplement: £112.00