Braemar's premier cultural and sporting event is the Braemar Gathering, the most famous and best-attended Highland Games in Scotland. Royal patronage began with Queen Victoria in 1848 and continues today with regular attendance by many of the Royal Family and Her Majesty the Queen. Soak up the atmosphere, pageantry and spectacle of the Games with massed pipe bands, the tossing of the Braemar caber and the inter services tug of war, just some of the highlights not to miss.
The 3 star Fishers Hotel is situated in the heart of the beautiful highland town of Pitlochry and offers excellent comfort and Scottish hospitality. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea making facilities and Wi-Fi. There is a lift.
We travel north to Stirling famous for its castle and Wallace Monument. We continue to Pitlochry for 3 nights half board accommodation at the Fishers Hotel.
A ride down the banks of Loch Tay this morning, calling at the Falls of Dochart and Loch Earn. We continue to the market town of Crieff followed by a visit to Aberfeldy, made famous by the Scottish poet Robert Burns.
The highlight of our tour today as we spend the full day at the Braemar Gathering, the most famous and best highland games in the world. The unforgettable show features the finest pipe bands, Highland dancers and athletes. We have reserved seats in the covered Grandstand area.
We depart and travel via the Helix Visitor Centre, home to the famous Kelpies, the world's largest equine statues. Arrive home early evening.
3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver.
EXCURSIONS - entry to and Grandstand covered seating at the Braemar Gathering and The Helix.
DEPOSIT: £30.00 per person
Single supplement: £45.00