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Dodds Coach Holidays | 24 Central Avenue, Gretna, DG16 5AS
01461 337799 | coachholidays@doddsoftroon.com

Oban and the islands of Mull and Iona

Oban and the islands of Mull and Iona

A popular tourist destination known for its beautiful scenery, including views of the surrounding islands and the historic McCaig’s Tower, a prominent landmark. The busy town is also known as the ‘Gateway to the Isles’ and lies in a crescent beneath the hills surrounding the bay.

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Price Includes (all details are subject to change):

 

  • four nights dinner, bed and breakfast

  • 'Drams and Dances' theme (11 November only)

  • ferry travel to the islands of Mull and Iona

  • admission to Glencoe Visitor Centre

  • two excursions

  • return coach travel

  • return ferry fare from N Ireland (£30 supplement)

 

Royal Hotel, Oban

 

Standing proudly in the centre of town, with an elegant Victorian exterior, overlooking the bay. This hotel offers quality modern surroundings along with a traditional dining experience. The comfortable lounge bar is a great place to enjoy the entertainment or simply sit back, relax and watch the world go by. (lift)

 

Day One

Depart from your selected joining point and travel to Oban for your four nights stay at the Royal Hotel. Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Day Two

Experience sheer beauty as you travel through the dramatic, pre-historic landscapes of Rannoch Moor and Glen Coe, famously referred to as 'The Glen of the Weeping'. Pass Bridge of Orchy and head through these striking landscapes, where views of the iconic Buachaille Etive Mor unfold. A stop will be made at the modern Glencoe Visitor Centre, which is full of information about the dramatic scenery and history of this famous site. Conclude by meandering along the beautiful shores of Loch Linnhe and Loch Creran.

Day Three

Relax on the ferry from Oban to Craignure on the enchanting Isle of Mull and enjoy the beautiful scenery as you pass Glen More. From Fionnphort. board as a foot passenger for the short crossing to the tranquil Isle of Iona for approximately two hours. Discover the ancient Abbey and burial place of Scottish King, where Christianity is at the heart of this tiny but historically rich island.

Day Four

A leisurely day in the popular coastal resort of Oban. Boat tours are available from the bustling harbour or perhaps take a stroll along the Esplanade and simply watch the boats come and go. Don't miss this opportunity to visit McCaig's Tower and admire the panoramic views or savour a wee dram at the distillery.

Day Five

After breakfast you leave Oban to start the journey home. Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Please Note

It may be necessary under certain circumstances for these excursions to be operated on different days to those shown.

Holiday Itinerary

 

For full Itinerary March click here

For full Itinerary click here

For full Itinerary November click here

 

For full Trading Charter and Booking Conditions click here

 

Not every holiday will suit your mobility needs and some are not suitable for persons using walking aids/wheelchairs etc.  Please ask a member of staff for details should you have any concerns regarding suitability.

JOIN AND PARK AT STENA LINE, BELFAST ONLY £30. To reduce travel time, separate vehicles or taxis may be used to convey passengers to join our holiday coach.

JOIN AND PARK AT STENA LINE, BELFAST ONLY £30.

To reduce travel time, separate vehicles or taxis may be used to convey passengers to join our holiday coach.

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Name Address Times
Annan WM Annan, War Memorial opposite Queensberry Arms
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Ardrossan Ardrossan, Princes Street Bus Stop
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Ayr Dodds Depot Ayr, Dodds Depot, 4 East Road
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Ayr NEW Ayr, Douglas Street Bus Stop, Outside Bus Station
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Ballantrae Ballantrae, Garage, Main Street
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Ballymena Ballymena, Seven Towers Leisure Centre
Main entrance
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Ballymoney Ballymoney
Biestys Centra / Route Service Station,
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Ballynure Ballynure, The Village Chippy
Car Park, Larne Road.
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Bangor Bangor, Town Car Park
opposite Bangor Railway Station Car Park
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Belfast City Centre Belfast City Centre, Leonardo Hotel,
(formerly Jurys Inn), Great Victoria Street.
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Belfast Stena Belfast - Stena Line Victoria Terminal 4,
West Bank Road (Cairnryan)
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Cairnryan Stena Cairnryan - Stena Line Passenger Terminal
Loch Ryan Port.Cairnryan
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Carlisle Asda Carlisle Asda
Bus Layby, Chandler Way
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Castle Douglas Castle Douglas, Crown Hotel
Opposite Market Hill, King Street
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Coleraine Coleraine, Lodge Hotel, Outside Front Door
CLIENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO PARK AT THE HOTEL.
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Dumfries Dumfries, Whitesands, Coach Bay near Suspension
Bridge. (If Whitesands Closed, Brooms Rd Car Park)
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Dunsilly Roundabout Dunsilly Roundabout
Car Park, Antrim
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Eastriggs Eastriggs, Central Bus stop
Opposite the Baxter Hall (Church)
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Girvan Girvan, Hamilton Arms Hotel
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Glengormley Glengormley, Corrs Corner Roundabout
Larne Road Side.
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Gretna Gretna Main Bus Stop
Annan Road
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Gretna Green Gretna Hall Hotel, Front steps
Please park in the overflow parking space
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Holywood Holywood, Redburn Square.
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Irvine Irvine, Coach Park adjacent to Aldi
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Kilmarnock Kilmarnock, St Marnock St (Police Station)
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Kilwinning Kilwinning, Caley Station (top of Dalry Road)
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Larne Larne, Fairhill Car Park
Victoria Road
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Lisburn Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre, Bus Shelter
at mini roundabout near Marks & Spencers
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Lochmaben Lochmaben, Outside Kings Arms Hotel
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Lockerbie Lockerbie, The Townhead Hotel
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Maybole Maybole, Cassillis Hotel
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Moffat Moffat, The Balmoral Hotel
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Newton Stewart Newton Stewart, The Crown Hotel
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Newtownards Newtownards, Circular Road
McDonalds Car Park
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Prestwick Prestwick, Station Road.
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Saltcoats Saltcoats, Railway Station
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Stevenston Stevenston, The Cross
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Stranraer Stranraer
Bus Stop Opposite Police Station
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Troon Troon, Ivy Cottage, South Beach, Bus Stop outside
Town Hall
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