Scotland – Strathpeffer


  • Beaufort Castle emerges from the cloud inversion

Holiday Details

Mackays Hotel | Half-board | 7 days | 07/06/2015 Discover the stunning scenery of Loch Ness and the famous Kyle of Lochalsh, as we venture into the Scottish Highlands. Strathpeffer first rose to popularity as a spa town in the 19th century, attracting visitors from all over the world, including Queen Victoria. Today, coach holidays to Strathpeffer continue to be popular, thanks to its wonderful location in the heart of Scotland’s majestic Highlands, offering stunning views of the unspoilt mountain and coastal scenery. Whilst in the area, we will enjoy one of the famous great Highland railway journeys. Rail enthusiasts and lovers of nature’s picturesque beauty alike can’t fail to be inspired by our included scenic journey on the Highland Railway and by our visit to Loch Ness. Things to do: Strathpeffer's enjoys distinctive Victorian architecture as well as a scenic golf course, which boasts the longest drop from tee to green of any course in Britain Interesting Facts: The surface area of the Loch Ness Lake could hold the population of the world 10 times over! The last sighting of Nessie was on 2 November 2011... Could you be the next to see it?

Accomodation

Mackays Hotel & Spa Lodge Situated in the former spa town of Strathpeffer, Mackay’s Hotel is nestled in the spectacular Scottish Highlands. Great value in a fantastic location, MacKay’s Hotel and Spa Lodge offers traditionally furnished rooms, tasty food and a friendly bar, all with excellent facilities. Mackay’s also boasts a heated indoor swimming pool, gym and sauna. The hotel is comprised of four accommodation buildings, all closely located to the main facilities of the reception, restaurant and leisure centre. The bedrooms are a variety of shapes and sizes but all are clean and comfortable and have private facilities, television and tea/coffee making facilities. There is a lift in the original building. The hotel also has free WiFi in the public areas and Sky TV in the bar. Whether you are interested in some of the wide range of outdoor activities available, included sightseeing excursions, visiting some of the many places of historical interest in the area or prefer a more leisurely break, MacKay's Hotel, is an excellent base for exploring the Highlands.

Excursions

Excursion to Loch Ness & Inverness: Enjoy the shimmering waters of Loch Ness on our inclusive excursion. Visit the Loch Ness Monster Centre, relax on the village green or stroll through the quaint streets passing white cottages, cafes and village shops. Continue on to Inverness, the ‘Capital of the Highlands’, nestled on the banks of the River Ness. Admire its beautiful red sandstone castle, walk along the rushing River Ness or take a peek in the beautiful Cathedral. Discover the quaint buildings of the Old Town, the unique little shops or wander round one of the many art galleries. The Highland Railway Ride: Join us on an inclusive journey by rail on the famous Highland Railway and take in the Rolling Meadows and scenic delights as we travel from Dingwall to the beautiful Kyle of Lochalsh. The Kyle Line is one of the world's most scenic rail journeys and was featured in one of Michael Palin's Great Railway Journeys. We travel from Kyle of Lochalsh on the West Coast to Dingwall. The views from the window are simply wonderful and no matter where you are along its 70 miles, historic Scotland is only a few metres away. We have free time in Kyle before returning back to our hotel for dinner.

Itinerary

7 Days Day 1: Join the coach and head for Scotland. Check-in at overnight hotel, with dinner and an evening at leisure. Day 2: Travel to Strathpeffer where we check in with dinner and an evening at leisure. Days 3- 5: At leisure in the resort with two INCLUDED excursions. Breakfasts and dinners. Day 6: Breakfast and depart for our overnight hotel. Day 7: Breakfast and we board our coach to commence our return journey. Arrive home later today.

Includes

  • Coach travel throughout
  • Reserved seating throughout your break
  • Six nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast
  • All bedrooms with en-suite facilities
  • Use of hotel leisure facilities
  • Train fare from Dingwall to Kyle of Lochalsh
  • Included excursions as shown in INCLUSIVE PACKAGES

Important Notes

Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing; Single room supplements apply: £40 for 5 days. For the latest prices and offers visit us in store, online or call our travel experts. Return coach travel; hotel accommodation; entertainment as described; meals and drinks as selected; excursions and inclusions as selected

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