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Dodds of Troon | 4 East Road, Ayr, KA8 9BA
01292 288100 |

Dodds Coach Holidays | 24 Central Avenue, Gretna, DG16 5AS
01461 337799 |

Wild about Scotland

Wild about Scotland

Designed to blend together the beauty of the Highlands with natural wonders, history and wildlife, this holiday explores the area both by coach and train. Visits to Loch Ness, Dunrobin Castle and some wildlife spotting are also included.

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Price Includes: all details are subject to change


  • four nights dinner, bed and breakfast

  • three excursions

  • Dolphin Spirit Firth Cruise

  • entry to Dunrobin Castle

  • train journey on the West Highland Line

  • 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

Spend some time in Inverness - the Highland Capital, before taking a short drive for photos of Loch Ness. Travel Northwards to
fairy-tale Dunrobin Castle, dating back 700 years. Explore the castle and the extensive gardens, located in a dramatic coastal setting.

Day Three

Enjoy a train journey on the West Highland Line, with views of Glenfinnan Viaduct, as seen in the Harry Potter films. Sit back and take in the magnificent scenery of the Western Highlands on board both the train and our coach.

Day Four

Scenic drive through 'Whisky Country'. It is the most recognised region in the world for whisky production with nine working distilleries. Enjoy some free time in Nairn, renowned for its white sandy beaches before continuing along the Moray Firth to join the Dolphin Spirit for a Firth cruise. Find out about the pods of around 190 Bottlenose dolphins in an area where they are particularly active.

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
Ayr Dodds Depot Ayr, Dodds Depot, 4 East Road
Ballymena Ballymena, Seven Towers Leisure Centre
Main entrance
Belfast City Centre Belfast City Centre
Jurys Inn Hotel, Great Victoria Street.
Belfast Stena Belfast - Stena Line Victoria Terminal 4,
West Bank Road (Cairnryan)
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
Kilmarnock Kilmarnock, St Marnock St (Police Station)
Lisburn Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre, Bus Shelter
at mini roundabout near Marks & Spencers

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