Scotland's Enchanted Gardens

Scotland's Enchanted Gardens

There’s beauty to be found in Scotland as we head to Pitlochry and its surrounding areas. Watch as a riot of colour flurries through enchanted forests,creating a truly magical show of expression, art and nature. The castle and ardens of Glamis is also on show as we wander around its plentiful garden how areas whilst standing beneath the gorgeous castle, set in stone as anarchitectural treasure.

 

 

Day-by-Day Highlights

 

Day 1  An adventure begins today as we head towards Scotland, stopping at the Samlesbury Hotel **** Preston, on the way. Enjoy upto-date modern rooms with en-suites and Wi-Fi throughout! Unwind with a spot to eat at their restaurant and enjoy the bar areas. The hotel has a lift.

 

Day 2  Awaken to continue our endeavour towards Dunkeld, Perthshire, located in a beautiful setting filled to the brim with history and plentiful heritage.

The Atholl Memorial Fountain can be found as a focal point for the town, which was once funded by the public and built in 1866.

Find rest at our home away from home for the next 4 nights the,  Fishers Hotel *** Pitlochry.

 

Day 3  An exploration around the Famous Grouse Whisky Distillery is on offer today, being Scotland’s oldest working distillery, experience how it’s made. Notice upon your

entrance the majestic statue of the grouse perched outside which announces your arrival.

Whilst you’re there, make sure to try some of Famous Grouse’s famous and finest whisky, some tastes to note are the delicate sweet on the tongue, and the fiery warmth which arises afterwards. For anyone wanting to take home the gorgeous tastes the Famous Grouse has to offer, a gift shop is available after the tour!

 

Day 4  Perched beside the village of Glamis, this gorgeous castle features plenty of themed gardens for your enjoyment whilst providing a home for the Earl and Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne.

Enjoy the Walled Garden, once used to grow crops; it is now the home of an abundance of flowers. Perhaps the Italian Garden is more to your liking, surrounded by yew hedges this garden features a stone fountain and ornamental gate. Go adventurous exploring their nature trail, flaunting some of the more rugged horticulture!

 

Day 5  Inspiration is the star of the show today as we enjoy the Enchanted Forest and Show! Watch as lights and water flirts and dances alongside nature to create a truly mesmerising display, amplifying the beauty of the already gorgeous forest. Listen also as beautifully recorded music perfectly fits the show! Whilst watching the show and wandering the forest you may get a magical feeling and rightly so, the forest has a truly enchanting affect.

 

Day 6  Today we leave our hotel and head back to the Samlesbury Hotel **** Preston, for an overnights rest before continuing our travels.

 

Day 7  Further travel sees us returning back to our homes, with the memory of Scotland’s magical gardens and fiery beverages warm in our minds.

 

What’s included in this SapphireTour…

 

• Entrance to Glamis Castle and Gardens.

• Entrance to the Enchanted Forest and Show.

• Entrance to the Famous Grouse Whisky Distillery.

• 6 nights hotel stay on half board.

• Coach Travel

 

Fishers Hotel

Pitlochry ***

 

A gorgeous hotel found resting in Pitlochry, this hotel has warm open rooms boasting all the creature comforts you’re accustomed to, such as flat-screen TV’s, tea and coffee

facilities and free Wi-Fi. Enjoy a lovely breakfast in the morning or indulge at their bar and restaurant. The hotel has a lift.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ashburton Ashburton - Eastern Road (B3352)
just past Glendinnings Office TQ13 7AP
Barnstaple Coach Depot Barnstaple-Coney Avenue EX328QJ.
Barnstaple Railway Barnstaple Railway Station - EX31 2AU
Bickington Garage Bickington - Opposite Garage EX31 2JG
Bideford/Kingsley Statue Bideford Kingsley Statue
Bishopsteignton Bishopsteignton - Bus stop outside Metro Motors
TQ14 9RL
Bodmin Bodmin - Bus stop by Dennison Road car park
PL31 2LL
Braunton/opp George Hotel Braunton Opposite George Hotel - EX33 2JJ
Bridgewater - Bus Station Bridgewater - Bus Station - Stand 7
TA6 5PZ.
Bridgewater Services Bridgewater Services Coach Park - TA6 6TS
Bristol - Anchor Road Bristol - Anchor Road bus stop opposite @ Bristol
Buckfastleigh Buckfastleigh - Dart Garage Bus Shelter
on Dart Bridge Road, TQ11 0DZ
Bude Bude - TSB Bank
EX23 8JJ
Budleigh Salterton Budleigh Salterton - Public Hall
EX9 6RJ
Cheltenham/ Golden Valley Cheltenham - Golden Valley Roundabout
outside KFC (Northbound tours only), GL51 6TA
Clyst St George Clyst St George - Bus stop by St George & Dragon
Hotel, EX3 0QJ
Cullompton Services Cullompton Services M5 Jct 28 EX15 1NS
Dawlish Dawlish - Piermont Place, EX7 9PH
East Budleigh East Budleigh, The Rolle Arms, EX9 7DL
Eastgate Shopping Centre Eastgate Shopping Centre, Bus stop(M32 Jct 2)
Exeter - Belgrave Road Exeter - Belgrave Road, Loading Bays at the back
of Vue Cinema, EX1 2AA
Exeter Services Exeter Services M5 coach park EX2 7HF
Exminster Exminster - Victory Hall
EX6 8DF
Exmouth Exmouth - Opposite Savoy Cinema
EX8 1HP
Folly Gate Folly Gate EX20 3AH
Fraddon Services Fraddon Services - TR9 6NA
Fremington/New Inn Fremington New Inn EX31 2NT
Gordano Services M5 Gordano Services Coach bay - BS20 7XG
Hatherleigh Co-Op Hatherleigh Co -Op EX20 3HY
Holsworthy Holsworthy Bus Stop opposite Church - EX22 6HA
Ilfracombe Ilfracombe War memorial
EX34 8HB
Ivybridge Ivybridge,Bus stop on road outside Town Hall PL21
J27/M5 Services by Petrol Station
Kenton Kenton - Outside Roadean Restaurant A379
Kilkhampton Kilkhampton - Outside the Church
Kingskerswell /NewtonRd Kingskerswell - Bus stop just before Hospital
on Newton Road, opposite Bridge Retail Park
Kingskerswell Hare&Hounds Kingskerswell, just past Hare & Hounds Pub
on corner of Manor Gardens
Kingskerswell/ The Sloop Kingskerswell - Bus stop by The Sloop
Kingskerswell/Devon Motor Kingskerswell - opposite Devon Motor Homes
TQ12 5AT
Kingsteignton Kingsteignton - Fountain Bus Stop opposite Lidl
Knowstone Knowstone - Picnic Area
Launceston Launceston -Bus stop by the multi storey car park
on Westgate
Liskeard Liskeard - The Parade
Lympstone Lympstone - The Saddlers, Exmouth Road
Meeth Meeth - The Bull and Dragon Public House EX20 3EP
Merton Merton Square, EX20
Merton Square Merton Square
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot,Railway Station TQ12 2BT
Newton Poppleford Newton Poppleford, St Luke's Church, EX10 0EG
North Tawton North Tawton Square
Okehampton Okehampton, West Bridge Bus Stop, EX20 1JZ
Paignton Paignton,Garfield Rd, by the Multi storey car park
Plymouth Plymouth, Outside Bretonside Coach Park PL4 0BG
Plymouth - Derrys Cross Plymouth - Derrys Cross bus bays
outside Rumpus Cosy Cafe
Plympton Plympton - Ridgeway Bus Stop near Co-op Store
Plymstock Broadway Plymstock Broadway - Opposite Lidl Store
by Broadway Car Park PL9 7AU
Preston Preston - Bus Shelter in between Conservative Club
and Baptist Church A3022
Redruth Redruth - Railway station, Redruth, TR15 2AB
Sedgemoor Services M5 N Sedgemoor services M5 Coach Park, Northbound
Sedgemoor Services M5 S Sedgemoor services M5 Coach Park, Southbound,
Self Drive Self Drive
Sidford Sidford - Green Close Bus Stop
Sidmouth, The Triangle Sidmouth, The Triangle, EX10 8PF
Sourton Cross Okehampton, Sourton Cross EX20 4LY
South Brent South Brent - Bus stop outside The London Inn Mews
on the B3372
South Molton/Square South Molton Square - EX36 3AB
St Austell St Austell - Railway Station, PL25 4LA
Starcross Starcross - Opposite Railway Station
Stibb Cross Stibb Cross Bus stop adjacent to the Old Union Inn
Taunton - Tower Street Taunton - Tower Street Bus Station
Taunton Deane Services N Taunton Deane Serv M5 Coach Pk Northbound TA3 7PF
Taunton Deane Services S Taunton Deane Serv Coach Park Southbound TA3 7PF
Tavistock Tavistock, Opposite/Outside the Bedford Hotel
Depending on which way the coach is coming from
Teignmouth Teignmouth - Eastcliff Coach Park
Tiverton Coach Station Tiverton Coach Station
Tiverton Shell J27/M5 Tiverton Shell Garage J27/M5
Torquay Torquay - Opposite the library on Lymington Road,
Torrington Torrington - back of Globe
Totnes Totnes - Bus layby opposite the Seven Stars Hotel
TQ9 5DD
Truro Truro - Fairmantle Street coach park, TR1 2EQ
Wellington - Chelston Wellington - Chelston Business Park
outside Wellington Motors
Wellington - Conservative Wellington - Conservative Club, TA21 8QT
Whiddon Down Sevice area Whiddon Down Service Area Exeter Road EX20 2QT
Winkleigh Winkleigh Garage,Exeter Road, Winkleigh, EX19 8JJ
on A3124
Worle Worle - Bus Stop by Roundabout behind
Parish Pump Pub
Yelland/Pottery Lane End Yelland - Bus stop at Pottery Lane, EX31
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