2025 : Scottish Daytripper

6 Days/ 5 Nights

Glasgow is your home base for all the iconic highlights

Immerse yourself in history, culture, and natural splendor as you unpack once in thriving Glasgow and discover Arran, the Highlands, the Scottish Borders, and Edinburgh.INSIDER TIP! Extend your vacation with pre- or post-nights in Glasgow. We've negotiated special hotel rates to make it easy and affordable.

Trip Highlights:

  • Isle of Arran
  • Brodick Castle and Gardens
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Loch Lomond Cruise
  • Glasgow
  • Abbotsford House
  • Stirling Castle

    Hotels:

  • Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel
  • Call (269) 945-9852 for more information or to book today! Mention code 18010113

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2024
    Duration
    6 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1GlasgowGlasgow - Whisky Walking Tour : Your tour departs from your hotel at 2:00 PM. The Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel, your home for the trip, is in the heart of Glasgow's vibrant West End near the Botanic Gardens. After a panoramic tour of the city's highlights, explore the West End on a whisky walking tour, with visits to two pubs. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink and dinner at your hotel. (D)
    Day 2GlasgowIsle of Arran - Brodick Castle : Drive to the port of Ardrossan for a ferry to the Isle of Arran, often called 'Scotland in Miniature' with its scenic highland and lowland areas. Tour it to discover its rugged coastline, mountains, and prehistoric sites. The island is rich in wildlife such as seals, red deer, squirrels, and many bird species. Take a tour of Brodick Castle and Gardens, seeing its historic collection of period furniture, silverware, and paintings. Arran is known as a destination for foodies; take time to stroll the harbor town of Brodick, where there are many independent, artisanal food shops. Return on the ferry for a free evening in Glasgow. (B)
    Day 3GlasgowScottish Borders - Abbotsford House - The Great Tapestry of Scotland : Spend the day in the rural, scenic Scottish Borders, a region which derives its name from its position on the border between Scotland and England. First, visit Abbotsford House, the intriguing home of novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott. Take a guided tour to see the house as it was in 1833, the year of Scott's death. Have lunch with your group before traveling on to the nearby market town of Galashiels to see the Great Tapestry of Scotland, which tells the story of Scotland in 160 fabric panels. Created by over 1,000 volunteers in one of the world's largest community art projects, the tapestry is on permanent display in a purpose-built gallery. Return to Glasgow, where the rest of your day is free to spend as you wish. (B, L)
    Day 4GlasgowEdinburgh - Edinburgh Castle : Embark on an exploration of Edinburgh's history and allure as you take in the sights of the medieval Old Town and elegant New Town on a panoramic tour.Experience the city's grandeur from atop Edinburgh Castle, perched high above the city on a bed of volcanic rock. Tour the castle, home to the Scottish Crown Jewels, before the opportunity to explore the area independently. Reconvene with your group for an extraordinary whisky-tasting at the immersive, multimedia Johnnie Walker Experience. (B)
    Day 5GlasgowLoch Lomond - Stirling Castle : Venture to the shores of Loch Lomond, where you'll see the raw, untamed beauty of the Highlands. Embark on a cruise around the lake to view the captivating vistas formed by its many islands and the surrounding hills. Continue your journey to Stirling Castle, an architectural marvel that holds the echoes of the Scottish royalty who once lived there. Back in Glasgow, enjoy a farewell dinner with your group at a local restaurant. (B, D)
    Day 6GlasgowTour Ends in Glasgow : Your tour ends after breakfast. (B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    03/30/2025$1,995.00* (USD) / 6 Days from Glasgow to GlasgowQuote
    04/20/2025$1,995.00* (USD) / 6 Days from Glasgow to GlasgowQuote
    05/25/2025$2,045.00* (USD) / 6 Days from Glasgow to GlasgowQuote
    06/29/2025$2,195.00* (USD) / 6 Days from Glasgow to GlasgowQuote
    07/06/2025$2,195.00* (USD) / 6 Days from Glasgow to GlasgowQuote
    08/17/2025$2,195.00* (USD) / 6 Days from Glasgow to GlasgowQuote
    09/07/2025$2,195.00* (USD) / 6 Days from Glasgow to GlasgowQuote
    09/28/2025$2,195.00* (USD) / 6 Days from Glasgow to GlasgowQuote
    10/05/2025$2,045.00* (USD) / 6 Days from Glasgow to GlasgowQuote
    11/02/2025$1,845.00* (USD) / 6 Days from Glasgow to GlasgowQuote
    Lodging
    Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel

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    • 2025 : Scottish Daytripper

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      Glasgow is your home base for all the iconic highlightsImmerse yourself in history, culture, and natural splendor as you unpack once in thriving Glasgow and discover Arran, the Highlands, the Scottish Borders, and Edinburgh.INSIDER TIP!

     
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