Under 'Loch and Quay'
With a base on the shores of Loch Long, this tour allows visitors to enjoy a relaxing loch cruise, take one of Scotland's most memorable rail journeys past Kilchurn Castle and Loch Awe to the coastal town of Oban and enjoy the delights of pretty Inveraray.
Loch Lomond • Crianlarich to Oban Railway • Inveraray • Loch Awe • Oban
Day 1 Travel north for an overnight stop in the Preston area.
Day 2 Journey north to Tarbet for an included cruise on Loch Lomond, a delightful way to enjoy the scenery of the 'bonnie banks', Ben Lomond and the dramatic northern end of the loch. The skipper's live commentary and a cup of tea or coffee are included. On then to Arrochar, your base for 3 nights.
Day 3 Board Scotrail's scenic rail service at Crianlarich. Pass through the beautiful Glen Lochy and the ancient ruin of Kilchurn Castle, onwards to Loch Awe and finally the coastal town of Oban. Enjoy free time here before rejoining the coach and travelling to the pretty and popular town of Inveraray for an included visit of Inveraray Jail and County Court, now a living museum where real people portray life in a 19th century prison.
Day 4 Witness some beautiful Scottish scenery today with an excursion to Perthshire. Travel via Crieff, to Aberfeldy, Scotland's first fair-trade town and onwards to the conservation village of Kenmore. Pass Loch Tay and view the mighty falls of Dochart in the village of Killin before returning to the hotel.
Day 5 Leave Arrochar and travel south to an overnight stop in the Preston area.
Day 6 Homeward journey. Clients travelling from the north of England may prefer to extend their stay in Arrochar as overnight stops will not be required.
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Based at the foot of the 'Arrochar Alps' and on the shores of Loch Long, the Arrochar Hotel enjoys a stunning and enviable location. A homely hotel, and a good base in which to explore the highlands.
• 3 star • 76 bedrooms
• Lift and ground floor rooms
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• 1 night half board on the outbound journey
• 3 nights half board in Arrochar with:
Tea/coffee on arrival
Full Scottish breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
Entertainment on 1 night during stay
• Loch Lomond cruise with tea/coffee
• Crianlarich to Oban rail journey
• Admission to Inveraray Jail and Court House
• 1 night half board on the inbound journey
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