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A Garden Tour in South Scotland and the Scottish Borders

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 6 people
Destination(s): Scotland  
Specialty Categories: Garden Tours   Cultural Journey  
Season: March - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1900 Pound Sterling (GBP)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2100 Pound Sterling (GBP)

A 7 day tour visiting splendid gardens and some castles in southern Scotland.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Collection at Edinburgh Airport.Transfer to Dumfries with visits to local attractions en route depending on arrival time. Overnight at local hotel with Half Board (Dinner B&B); sharing in a twin or double en-suite room for the first 5 nights.

Day 2: Heading westwards to the private gardens at Ardwell House ; then visiting the gardens at the Dunskey Estate ,where lunch can be obtained at their "Season`s TeaRoom".In the early afternoon driving to visit the gardens at Castle Kennedy near Stranraer. Heading back to Dumfries we visit the private Glenwhan Gardens. Returning to the hotel.

Day 3: In the morning visits to the private garden at Stockarton House; and the gardens and the house at Broughton House - a National Trust for Scotland property at Kirkcudbright with free time in the town.Drive to visit the private garden at Corsock House and the famous Threave Gardens near Castle Douglas. Return to hotel.

Day 4: Heading south to visit the magnificent gardens and the castle at Drumlanrig Castle - with its superb art collection - the home of the Duke of Buccleuch KBE. Back to the hotel in the early evening.

Day 5: Heading into the Machars to visit the private Woodfall Gardens at Glasserton; then the garden at Galloway House. After lunch heading to visit and enjoy a tour round the Bladnoch Whisky Distillery and enjoy a taste of a "Wee Dram". Return to hotel.

Day 6: Heading into the Scottish Borders to visit Traquair House and Gardens; other local gardens and Scott`s View before returning to Edinburgh. Overnight locally with Half Board (Dinner B&B).

Day 7: Transfer to airport for departure;some local sightseeing if time permits.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Minimum number of 2 persons sharing in a twin or double en suite room with Half Board (Dinner Bed and Breakfast)for 6 nights.
Includes entry fees to gardens and visitor attractions.
- Make a group of over 10 pax with your family or friends to get a group discount price.

Price Includes:
- All transfers and entry fees to gardens and visitor attractions
- Supplement for single room occupancy.

About This Supplier
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Location: Scotland
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2006
Client Request Served: 426

Owner Ivor Henrichsen has worked for the UK Government for over 40 years as a geologist/musicologist and finally with the Scottish Sports Council with extensive experience in the administration of incoming groups to the UK. Member of several trade associations, the Federation of Small Business and appropriate tourist...

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