Scottish Supreme

8 Day Guided Tour from Glasgow to Edinburgh with CIE Tours

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on CIE Tours 8 Day Scottish Supreme. Bask in the wonders of Scotland on this leisurely holiday to discover its picturesque castles, cathedrals and countryside. Enjoy private walking tours of charming towns and villages, including the world-renown golf centre of St Andrews, distillery...read more

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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
Glasgow
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Edinburgh
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 - 5 Star
44
Max Group Size
44
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Scotland
Trip Operated By:
CIE Tours
CIE Tours
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Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 Arrival In Dunblane
Your tour starts with a traditional Scottish afternoon tea in your hotel in Dunblane, 40 miles north of Glasgow. Your beautifully restored Victorian-style hotel is set on 10 acres of private grounds and offers an indoor pool, fitness room, sauna, steam room and whirlpool. In the evening meet your tour director and fellow travelers for a welcome drink before dinner. (D)
2 Stirling Castle And The Trossachs
Travel to the historic town of Stirling to visit Stirling Castle. Captured in the 13th century from the English by William Wallace and then by Robert the Bruce, Stirling Castle has featured largely throughout Scottish history. Drive through the stunning scenery of the Trossachs National Park before returning to your hotel for some leisure time before dinner. (B/D)
3 Urquhart Castle & Loch Ness Cruise
Drive across the haunting Rannoch Moor and through Glencoe, often considered one of Scotland's most beautiful places. Drive along the scenic shore of Loch Ness and visit Urquhart Castle, once the largest in Scotland. Leave the castle and embark on a short cruise on Loch Ness to admire enchanting scenic views. Continue north to Inverness and check into your castle estate hotel. (B/D)
4 Cawdor Castle & Glenfiddich Whiskey Tasting
Discover the beauty of Cawdor Castle with its extensive gardens. This has been a family home for over 600 years and is the reputed place of the murder of Duncan, Thane of Cawdor, immortalized in Shakespeare's play “Macbeth.” Visit Johnstons of Elgin to discover the 220-year-old story of Scottish innovation and luxury, and learn how local craftspeople have collaborated with generations of herding communities from Mongolia, China, Afghanistan, Australia and Peru to create the finest woolen and cashmere cloth and accessories. Next up is a visit to the Glenfiddich whisky distillery and experience all stages of the whisky-making process from mashing and fermenting to distilling and maturing – ending with a wee dram to sample. Enjoy leisure time before joining your group for dinner at your castle hotel's fine restaurant. (B/D)
5 Glamis Castle & St Andrews
Travel through lush countryside to visit Glamis Castle, the legendary setting of “Macbeth” and childhood home of the late Queen Mother. This is a majestic building fi lled with priceless artifacts and furnishings, and you'll enjoy a special tour. Drive across the Tay Bridge to St Andrews, the “Home of Golf.” Upon arrival check into the world-famous Old Course Hotel and enjoy some free time to settle in before dining with your fellow travelers. (B/D)
6 St Andrews & Edinburgh
Embark on a guided walking tour to see the highlights of St Andrews, including the famous Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the British Golf Museum. Visit St Andrews Castle and St Andrews Cathedral, which has been a site of worship since the 8th century. See the collection of medieval sculpture, carved stones, and other relics. Or you may choose to enjoy a morning off in St Andrews for golfing or a spa visit. Drive across the Forth Bridge into Edinburgh, Scotland's historic capital city. Enjoy dinner on your own in the city. (B)
7 Edinburgh Castle & City Tour
Explore Edinburgh on a sightseeing tour. Compare and contrast the wide streets and elegant mansions of the 200-year-old Georgian “New Town” with the narrow lanes and medieval townhouses along the Royal Mile, the oldest part of the city. Visit the imposing Edinburgh Castle where you can see historic buildings and enjoy splendid views of city of Edinburgh. The rest of the day is free for independent exploring and shopping. Spend the evening enjoying a farewell dinner. On August 7 & 14 departures experience the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on the Castle Esplanade. (B/D)
8 Tour Ends In Edinburgh
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)  

CIE Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • Edinburgh Castle: Edinburgh Castle The rock on which today’s castle stands has been a stronghold for over 3000 years and Edinburgh Castle has dominated its surroundings for centuries. See the 12th century St. Margaret’s Chapel, the monumental great hall of James IV, opened in 1511, the Scottish Crown Jewels and the Stone of Destiny.
  • Loch Ness Cruise: Loch Ness Cruise This large, deep, freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands is approximately 23 miles long and forms part of the Caledonian Canal. It is the second largest Scottish loch by surface area at 21.8 square miles after Loch Lomond, but due to its great depth, it is the largest by volume. Loch Ness is best known for the alleged sightings of the legendary Loch Ness Monster, also known as “Nessie”.
  • Urquhart Castle: Urquhart Castle Urquhart Castle sits beside Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland. The castle is on the A82 road, 21 kilometres south-west of Inverness and 2 kilometres east of the village of Drumnadrochit.
Authentic Local Experiences
  • Enjoy reserved seats for TheRoyal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on  August 7 and 14 departures.
  • Experience all stages of the whisky making process and sample a wee dram.
  • Experience the beauty of Loch Ness as you relax on a cruise of this famous body of water.
Accommodation
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro (4 Stars)
  • Achnagairn Estate Castle Hotel (4 Stars)
  • Old Course Hotel (5 Stars)
  • Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel (4 Stars)
Included Meals
  • 7 breakfasts (B) and 6 dinners (D) plus afternoon tea, including farewell dinner in Edinburgh.
Trip Notes
  • Airport transfers at your arrival and departure destination are not included in the price of the tour.
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions are based on the 2019 season and are subject to change at the full 2020 brochure release.
  • Price is for land, cruise and specified internal flights. International flights not included.
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Our Tour Directors
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Where do we Stay?
Where do we Stay?
CIE Tours uses three classes of hotels – first class, superior first class & deluxe properties. Read more

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