Scottish Island Gardens

Mon 25 July 2022

5 days

Scottish Island Gardens

No matter whether it is Spring Summer or Autumn these Island gardens are a joy to see and explore with vibrant colour everywhere aided and warmed by the Gulf Stream. This is hidden paradise on Scotland's West coast.

Our itinerary

Day One

We travel North to Dumfries for a short visit before taking lunch in the town of Ayr. A short drive then takes us to our hotel in Dunoon where dinner is served.

Day Two

A short drive over the Kyles of Bute to Colintraive to catch the short ferry crossing to the Isle of Bute we have some free time in Rothesay and afterwards take a coastal drive to Mount Stewart House a 19 century neo gothic mansion with splendid gardens. After discovering the many secrets on offer we return to our hotel for dinner..

Day Three

After a morning free in Dunoon we take an afternoon tour along Holy Loch and Loch Fyne to Inveraray where we have included visit to the Castle and Gardens. The Castle is the home of The Duke of Argyll and the gardens offer some 180 acres to explore. We return to Dunoon and our hotel for dinner

Day Four

Off to Portavadie for the short ferry crossing to Tarbert we then travel along the Mull of Kintyre coastline before catching a short ferry crossing to the isle of Gigha which is 7 miles long and 1 mile wide. We have included entry to Achamore Gardens, a light lunch included and of course time to explore before re-tracing our steps to Dunoon for dinner

Day Five

We start our journey home calling into Glasgow for some free time and lunch before stopping at Moffatt for tea and arriving home late afternoon

Our hotel

The esplanade Hotel in Dunoon situated on the quieter West Bay side of the town the hotel has amzing views over the Firth. The hotel is much valued by groups

Package includes

4 nights Dinner Bed and Breakfast at Esplanade Hotel Dunoon

2 nights entertainment

All ferry services

Entry to Achamore Gardens

Entry to Mount Stewart House and Gardens

Entry to Inveraray Castle and Gardens

Light Lunch on Gigha

Executive Coach travel throughout

Price

£429.00 per person based on two passengers sharing a twin or double bedroom

Single supplement £55.00

Date

25 July 2022 (5 days)

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