Christmas in the Highlands
Sat 23 December 2017
Day One 23rd December we leave Cumbria early morning and begin our journey North calling at Moffat for coffee. We continue along the major road networks passing Stirling before we stop at Baxters Visitor Centre for lunch. Our journey continues over the Drumochter Pass to arrive at our hotel The Nethybridge on the outskirts of the Cairngorm National Park. After checking in we gather at 7pm for a complimentary Champagne Reception followed by a Gala Candlelit Dinner in the Abernethy Restauant followed by live entertainment and dancing.
Day Two Christmas Eve a full Highland Breakfast sets us up for the short trip
to Inverness and the chance for some last minute shopping. We return early
afternoon for some free time before tonight’s 5 course Gala Candlelit Dinner followed by dancing and live music from the Marlettes.
Day Three its Christmas Day – Merry Christmas we begin with a Full Scottish Breakfast with complimentary tea/coffee served all morning before the legendary Haggis Hurling competition takes place on the Lawn at noon. We welcome a special visitor at 2pm before we gather for the Queen's Speech at 3pm. Our Grand Gala Dinner follows at 3.30pm. After digesting the feast there will be dancing from 9pm with a light supper served to keep you going.
Day Four 26th December – Boxing Day enjoy a lie in before a hearty Highland Breakfast before joining our coach for a leisurely journey along The Strathspey Valley. We return to our hotel for tonight's Boxing day Banquet followed by more live music and dancing.
Day Five after a farewell breakfast we begin our journey south calling at the House of Bruar, Blair Atholl for coffee and time to look around the stores before continuing to Stirling for lunch. Further comfort stops en route home as we arrive back in Cumbria early evening.
Traditional hotel set amidst the splendour of the Cairngorm Mountains built in 1897 the hotel has a long history of providing accommodation. Many stars have been associated with the property including Cary Grant, Mae West and Lauren Bacall among others. Recently refurbished the hotel offers a good standard of accommodation in a superb setting.
4 nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Gala Dinners on each night
Visit from Father Christmas
Entertainment, live music and dancing on each night
Excursions as listed
Luxury executive coach travel throughout
Price £429.00 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin or double room
single room supplement £65.00