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Dodds Coach Holidays | 24 Central Avenue, Gretna, DG16 5AS
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Scenic Speyside and Loch Ness

Scenic Speyside and Loch Ness

As well as being famous world-wide for the ‘Whisky Trail’, Speyside’s scenery is just beautiful, with the glittering waters of the Moray Firth and the rugged peaks of the Cairngorms National Park.

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  • four nights dinner, bed and breakfast

  • excursion to Inverness and mystical Loch Ness

  • visits to Nairn and Elgin, travelling through Strath Spey

  • half day to Ballater in Royal Deeside

  • coach travel and ferry fare from N Ireland (£30 supplement)


Craiglynne Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey


The Craiglynne Hotel is located overlooking Grantown-on-Spey, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, the hotel features an award-winning restaurant, bar and conservatory. Surrounded by immaculate gardens and views across of the neighbouring Cromdale Hills.

Day One

Depart from your selected joining point and travel to the Craiglynne Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey for your four nights. Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Day Two

Floral Inverness has a handsome city centre, you may like to enjoy some retail therapy or perhaps visit the castle, St Andrew's Cathedral or take a stroll along the banks of the River Ness. After free time here, our coach will take you along the shores of mystical Loch Ness for a spot of 'monster hunting' - get your camera ready.

Day Three

Enjoy visits to Nairn and Elgin. Nairn is a seaside resort with three beautiful beaches and Elgin, set in the world-famous Whisky region, is home to one of Britain's oldest museums. Travel through Strath Spey, an area around the strath of the River Spey, before returning to the hotel.

Day Four

A scenic half day travelling through an area much-loved by the Royal family, to the pretty Deeside village of Ballater.

Day Five

After breakfast you leave Grantown-on-Spey and travel 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


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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Annan WM Annan, War Memorial opposite Queensberry Arms
Ardrossan Ardrossan, Princes Street Bus Stop
Ayr Bus Station Ayr Bus Station
Stance 14
Ayr Dodds Depot Ayr, Dodds Depot, 4 East Road
Ballantrae Garage, Main Street, Ballantrae
Ballymena Ballymena, Seven Towers Leisure Centre
Main entrance
Ballymoney Ballymoney
Biestys Centra / Route Service Station,
Ballynure Ballynure, The Village Chippy
Car Park, Larne Road.
Bangor Bangor, Town Car Park
opposite Bangor Railway Station Car Park
Belfast City Centre Belfast City Centre
Jurys Inn Hotel, Great Victoria Street.
Belfast Stena Belfast - Stena Line Victoria Terminal 4,
West Bank Road (Cairnryan)
Cairnryan Stena Cairnryan - Stena Line Passenger Terminal
Loch Ryan Port.Cairnryan
Carlisle Asda Carlisle Asda
Bus Layby, Chandler Way
Castle Douglas Castle Douglas, Crown Hotel
Opposite Market Hill, King Street
Coleraine Coleraine, Lodge Hotel, Outside Main Entrance.
Dumfries Dumfries, Whitesands, Coach Bay near Suspension
Bridge. (If Whitesands Closed, Brooms Rd Car Park)
Dunsilly Roundabout Dunsilly Roundabout
Car Park, Antrim
Eastriggs Eastriggs, Central Bus stop
Opposite the Baxter Hall (Church)
Girvan Girvan, Hamilton Arms Hotel
Glengormley Glengormley, Corrs Corner Roundabout
Larne Road Side.
Gretna Gretna Main Bus Stop
Annan Road
Gretna Green Gretna Hall Hotel, Front steps
Please park adjacent to the coach park
Holywood Holywood, Redburn Square.
Irvine Irvine, Coach Park adjacent to Aldi
Kilmarnock Kilmarnock, St Marnock St (Police Station)
Kilwinning Kilwinning, Caley Station (top of Dalry Road)
Larne Larne, Fairhill Car Park
Victoria Road
Lisburn Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre, Bus Shelter
at mini roundabout near Marks & Spencers
Lochmaben Lochmaben, Outside Kings Arms Hotel
Lockerbie Lockerbie, The Townhead Hotel
Maybole Maybole, Cassillis Hotel
Moffat Moffat, The Balmoral Hotel
Newton Stewart Newton Stewart, The Crown Hotel
Newtownards Newtownards, Circular Road
McDonalds Car Park
Prestwick Prestwick, Station Road.
Saltcoats Saltcoats, Railway Station
Stevenston Stevenston, The Cross
Stranraer Stranraer
Bus Stop Opposite Police Station
Troon Troon, Ivy Cottage, South Beach, Bus Stop outside
Town Hall

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