The Bloch's explore Scotland


Tuesday 13th August – Sunday 18th August 2024

Number of Travellers: 2
Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights


  • Explore some of Scotland's most historic Castles
  • Enjoy spectacular scenery as you zip round a Loch
  • Delight in the spectacle that is the Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Day by Day

Day 1 - Tuesday 13th August - Welcome to Scotland

On arrival at the airport you will be met by your main guide/driver who will take you from the bustling city to the tranquility of the Perthshire countryside.  You will stop on the way at the iconic Stirling Castle.  This grand castle overlooks the City of Stirling, and with your guide you will get a real understanding of the history that surrounds this incredible place.  Later you arrive at your luxury hotel where you can rest and relax for the evening.

Overnight: Dunkeld | Dunkeld House Hotel
Room Type: Deluxe Double
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Wednesday 14th August - Blair Castle & Luxury Scottish goods

Today you will enjoy a visit to Blair Castle; home to the Atholl family for over seven centuries, this castle has been home to politicians, soldiers, agriculturalists and entrepreneurs.  The family history is brought to life against a backdrop of fine 18th century interiors and Scottish baronial architecture, in 30 rooms.  Later you will head to the famous House of Bruar, where you can shop for luxury Scottish textiles and delectable Scottish treats.  Head back to your hotel and rest for the evening or explore the beautiful surroundings.

Overnight: Dunkeld | Dunkeld House Hotel
Room Type: Deluxe Double
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 - Thursday 15th August - A Boat and A Castle

This morning you will journey to the beautiful highland village of Kenmore, on the banks of Loch Tay.  Here you will board a large cabin rib, sit back, relax and take in the breathtaking scenery while learning about this spectacular loch. This afternoon you head to Castle Menzies, the seat of the Clan Menzies.  This restored castle dates back to the 16th Century and has a fascinating and turbulent history.  Enjoy your evening relaxing after a wonderful day exploring.

Overnight: Dunkeld | Dunkeld House Hotel
Room Type: Deluxe Double
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Friday 16th August - Transfer to Edinburgh & exploring

Today you leave the Perthshire countryside and head to the unique city of Edinburgh with your guide.  On the way there are plenty of options to stop and explore, perhaps visit the V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum which showcases the very best of design from around the world.  Or perhaps explore the historic royal ‘pleasure palace’ and get lost in the living willow labyrinth of Falkland Palace.  Once you arrive in Edinburgh you can settle in and relax for the evening or head out to explore the surrounding cobbled streets.

Overnight: Edinburgh | The Bonham
Room Type: Deluxe King
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Saturday 17th August - Rosslyn Chapel and the Tattoo

This morning you head to the enigma that is Rosslyn Chapel, made famous by The Da Vinci Code.  Dan Brown called this chapel ‘the most mysterious and magical chapel on earth’ and there are certainly lots of unanswered questions about this unique building.

This evening enjoy a very special event, The Edinburgh Military Tattoo.  This world-renowned outdoor performance is different every year and is staged on the castle esplanade with incredible views over the city.  You are sure to enjoy this spectacular evening.

Overnight: Edinburgh | The Bonham
Room Type: Deluxe King
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6 - Sunday 18th August - Depart

A private transfer will collect you from your accommodation and take you to the airport to make your onward connections. Waving farewell for now but taking with you special memories and wonderful stories of your explorations.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • All accommodation from Day 1 to Day 7
  • Most meals as indicated above
  • Services of an experienced and knowledgeable qualified guide from Day 1 to Day 6
  • Ground transportation from Day 1 to Day 6
  • Private airport transfer on departure day
  • All guided hikes and activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Activities and entry fees, specifically:
    • Entry fee, Stirling Castle
    • Entry fee, Blair Castle & Gardens
    • Boat safari on Loch Tay
    • Entry fee, Menzies Castle
    • Entry fee, V&A Museum, Dundee
    • Entry fee, Falkland Palace
    • Entry fee, Rosslyn Chapel
    • Premier seat tickets for the Edinburgh Tattoo
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • Snacks throughout the trip
  • 24 hour in-country support from the Wilderness Team
Exclusions Read More
  • International & Internal Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for the main driver guide
Notes Read More
  • All suggested accommodations and services are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • A 20% deposit is required before any accommodation and services will be confirmed
  • This quote is valid for 14 days from the date quoted, after this time pricing may be subject to revision
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