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The Highlands

The Highlands

Beautiful Beauly is a picturesque village in the Scottish Highlands, centred around a pretty square, with award-winning independent shops. The cherry blossom trees are a wonderful sight in the spring and there’s a historic ruined priory, with an 800 year-old elm tree.

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Price Includes (all details are subject to change):


  • four nights dinner, bed and breakfast

  • journey on the Dingwall to Kyle Railway

  • cruise on the Moray Firth

  • admission to Dunrobin Castle

  • three excursions

  • return coach travel

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


Priory Hotel, Beauly


The hotel is situated in the centre of the picturesque village of Beauly and offers its guests traditional Highland hospitality. As well as the restaurant there is also the bar bistro, Lavazzo coffee lounge and the whisky bar to relax in. (lift)


Day One

Depart from your selected joining point and travel to the Priory Hotel, Beauly. Comfort stops will be made en-route.

Day Two

A visit to the 'Highland Capital of Scotland', Inverness. Savor a cruise on the Moray Firth with its abundance of wildlife, keeping an eye out for dolphins. Explore the historic city and admire the castle as you wander through the bustling centre with its many shops, cafés and galleries. The rest of the day can be spent in beautiful Beauly. Discover its array of traditional pubs and restaurants or take a leisurely riverside walk.

Day Three

The highlight for most will be today's journey on one of the world's finest coast-to-coast railways to the Kyle of Lochalsh, overlooking the Isle of Skye. This spectacular train ride is undoubtedly one of the most scenic rail journeys in the United Kingdom. Rejoin the coach for an equally interesting return via Loch Ness.

Day Four

Venture north along the east coast to Golspie and a visit to fairytale Dunrobin Castle. Enjoy the magnificent gardens and views across the sea before heading to the lovely historic town of Dornoch, with its independent shops and cafés.

Day Five

After breakfast you leave Beauly 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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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.

TRAVEL WITH US AND YOU CAN PARK YOUR CAR AT THE STENA LINE TERMINAL, BELFAST FOR ONLY £30. 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 Times
Ballymena Ballymena, Seven Towers Leisure Centre
Main entrance
Belfast City Centre Belfast City Centre, Leonardo Hotel,
(formerly Jurys Inn), Great Victoria Street.
Belfast Stena Belfast - Stena Line Victoria Terminal 4,
West Bank Road (Cairnryan)
Dumfries Dumfries, Whitesands, Coach Bay near Suspension
Bridge. (If Whitesands Closed, Brooms Rd Car Park)
Irvine Irvine, Coach Park adjacent to Aldi
Larne Larne, Fairhill Car Park
Victoria Road
Newton Stewart Newton Stewart, The Crown Hotel
Stranraer Stranraer
Bus Stop Opposite Police Station

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