North East 250 - small group


Casks at Speyside Cooperage
Dunnottar Castle

Castles, Coast & Whisky

Tour Only Price from £150

Tour with Accommodation Price from £255

Tour Description

Day 1


We'll depart Edinburgh and begin our journey north past the impressive Forth Railway Bridge. You'll visit Scone Palace and learn of its colourful and exciting past. As we continue north through the Spittal of Glenshee and the Cairngorms National Park you'll really feel like you've entered the Highlands. We'll stop for lunch in the pretty village of Braemar before a quick stop at Crathie Kirk, the royal family's regular place of worship. Our day ends by visiting the incredible Dunnottar Castle, this dramatic ruined cliff top fortress will take your breath away! Our first overnight stop is in the pretty harbour town of Stonehaven.

Overnight: Stonehaven

Day 2


Leaving Stonehaven we continue north up the east coast. Pitmedden Garden an absolutely stunning re-created Scottish Renaissance walled garden. We'll continue up the coast stopping at sandy beaches and friendly villages. You'll also be able to see Elgin's ruined cathedral before we journey through whisky making country. Speyside distilleries carry out 2 thirds of malt production, producing over 226 million litres of malt whisky every year! The village of Grantown-on-Spey is your overnight stop.

Overnight: Grantown-on-Spey 


Day 3


After a restful night in Grantown-on-Spey we will begin our journey south, stopping enroute to try some delicious single malt whisky*. We will also visit the Highland Folk Museum, an incredible place where you can journey back in time from the early 1700s to the mid 1900s.


Luggage limit 15KGMAX 15kg 55 x 40 x 20cm

North East 250 - small group Route Map

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Tour Details

Departure Days:
Thursdays 18th April to 26th September
0900 / 1900
Reference: Tour No 62

   Check-in Closes 15 mins prior to departure at pick-up point


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