Robinson Family Graduation Adventure - V2

Sunday 21st July – Sunday 28th July 2024

Number of Travellers: 3
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Day by Day

Day 1 - Sunday 21st July - Welcome to England

As you touch down at the bustling London airport, your adventure begins with a seamless transition as your private transfer awaits to whisk you away to the illustrious OWO. After dropping off your luggage, dive straight into the regal charm of Buckingham Palace, where a general tour of the opulent State Rooms and tranquil gardens awaits. Immerse yourself in the grandeur and history of the monarchy, marvelling at the lavish interiors and meticulously manicured landscapes. Following this royal experience, your journey continues as you meet your private driver for a transfer back to the OWO. Later in the afternoon head to the iconic Churchill War Rooms. Delve into the secrets of wartime leadership with a private after-hours tour of this historic site, tracing the footsteps of one of Britain’s most revered leaders. Prepare for an evening filled with intrigue and insight as you uncover the hidden depths of London’s storied past.

Inclusions: General Tour of Buckingham Palace State Rooms and Garden. Private After-hours tour of Churchill’s War Rooms.

Overnight: London | The OWO Raffles
Room Type: Junior Suite (+ Rollaway)

Day 2 - Monday 22nd July - Historic London

Meet your private morning transfer before stepping into the pages of history at the Tower of London, where tales of intrigue and royalty come to life within its ancient walls. Indulge in a delicious lunch at Borough Market before wandering through the hallowed halls of Westminster Abbey, where centuries of British history and tradition are etched into every stone. With your knowledgeable guide, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of London’s past, uncovering hidden gems and fascinating stories. Get ready to be enchanted by the magic of this historic city as you explore its treasures with insider access and expert insight. As night falls in London, attend a performance of “Les Misérables” in the renowned West End. Surrounded by the excitement of the theatre district, be swept away by the timeless tale of love and redemption.

Inclusions: Tour of the Tower of London with a Private Guide. Tour of Borough Market with Private Guide. Tour of Westminster Abbey with Private Guide. Evening Performance of Les Misérables.

 

Overnight: London | The OWO Raffles
Room Type: Junior Suite (+ Rollaway)
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 - Tuesday 23rd July - Exploration of London

As you don your flat cap (or helmet) and hop on your bike, London unfolds before you in all its Dickensian splendour on a gin safari like no other. Pedalling through the city’s labyrinthine streets, you delve into its storied history, punctuated by its enduring love affair with gin. Every corner reveals a new chapter in London’s spirited past. Guided by your local expert, sample juniper-filled delights, immersing yourself in the vibrant flavours of this beloved spirit. Energized by your spirited jaunt, join a local guide for a trip through the British Museum, where the treasures of civilization await. Amidst ancient artefacts and cultural wonders, you uncover the rich tapestry of human history, a fitting conclusion to a day filled with exploration and adventure in the heart of London.

Inclusions: Private Gin Safari of London. Tour of British Museum with a Private Guide.

Overnight: London | The OWO Raffles
Room Type: Junior Suite (+ Rollaway)
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Wednesday 24th July - Arrival in Edinburgh

As dawn breaks, you bid farewell to London and take your private transfer to the airport for your morning flight to Edinburgh. Touching down in Scotland’s capital, you will be whisked away to the heart of the city to your central hotel, The Caledonian. After settling in, meet your knowledgeable local guide for an immersive walking tour. From the iconic Edinburgh Castle to the historic Royal Mile, each step unveils centuries of captivating history and culture. Later in the afternoon, celebrate your graduation and indulge in a whiskey cellar tasting at Johnnie Walker on Princes Street, savouring Scotland’s famed spirit against the backdrop of panoramic city views. As evening falls, dine in one of Edinburgh’s charming eateries before delving into the mysterious depths of Mary King’s Close on a guided tour, gaining fascinating insights into the city’s past.

Inclusions: Tour of Edinburgh with Private Guide. Tour of Edinburgh Castle with Private Guide. Whiskey Cellar Tasting at Johnnie Walker (with Group). Evening Group Tour of Mary Kings Close.

Overnight: Edinburgh | The Caledonian
Room Type: King Junior Suite (+ Rollaway)
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Thursday 25th July - Scottish Castles and Countryside

This morning your journey through Scotland’s storied past continues with a scenic drive led by your knowledgeable driver guide. Arriving at the majestic Stirling Castle, you will be transported back in time as you explore its ancient walls and immerse yourself in centuries of history. From the grandeur of the Great Hall to the strategic significance of the battlements, each corner reveals tales of kings, queens, and battles long past. After a captivating morning, journey onward to the luxurious surroundings of Gleneagles Hotel. Nestled amidst the rolling hills of Perthshire, this iconic retreat awaits, offering a haven of relaxation and indulgence. With the afternoon yours to enjoy at leisure, relish the opportunity to unwind and soak in the breathtaking beauty of the Scottish countryside.

Inclusions: Entry to Sterling Castle with Private Guide.

Overnight: Auchterarder | Gleneagles
Room Type: Manor View & Manor View
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6 - Friday 26th July - Picturesque Perthshire

As the morning sun casts a golden hue over the Gleneagles Estate, lace up your hiking boots in anticipation of a day of adventure amidst Scotland’s stunning countryside. Today explore one of Scotland’s higher Munros, Ben Vorlich can be easily tackled in 5 – 6 hours and a well-trodden stony path and fairly gradual ascent. Nearer the top, the incline gets steeper as the path stretches up the rocky Sgiath nam Tarmachan ridge, or ‘wings of the ptarmigan’. Pause for a picturesque picnic, soaking up some of the most spectacular views in the region – across the Nevis range, which is often capped with snow till early summer, and the navy blue hues of the loch below by panoramic views of rolling hills and verdant landscapes. Refreshed and rejuvenated, continue your exploration, discovering hidden gems and tranquil spots that capture the essence of rural Scotland. As the day draws to a close, return to the comfort of Gleneagles Hotel, reflecting on the memories made during your unforgettable hiking excursion.

Inclusions: Guided Munro hike with Private Guide.

Overnight: Auchterarder | Gleneagles
Room Type: Manor View & Manor View
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7 - Saturday 27th July - Day of Leisure

Today marks a celebration of your achievements as you indulge in a day of leisure and luxury at Gleneagles. With an array of activities at your fingertips, embrace the opportunity to tailor your experience to your preferences. Whether teeing off on the prestigious golf course, honing your skills at clay shooting or archery, or embarking on an exhilarating off-road driving adventure, the day unfolds with excitement and possibility. Amidst the backdrop of Scotland’s breathtaking scenery, revel in the freedom to create cherished memories and celebrate your graduation in style, surrounded by the unparalleled elegance and hospitality of Gleneagles Estate.

Activities to be booked by clients.

Overnight: Auchterarder | Gleneagles
Room Type: Manor View & Manor View
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 8 - Sunday 28th July - Depart

As your unforgettable holiday draws to a close, a private transfer awaits to escort you from the enchanting surroundings of Gleneagles Hotel to Edinburgh Airport for your onward journey. With gratitude for the experiences shared and hearts full of fond memories, bid farewell to England and Scotland, carrying with you the spirit of discovery and the promise of future travels.

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More

LONDON

  • 3 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Most meals, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide on Day 2 and Day 3
  • Airport Transfer on Arrival Day
  • Airport Transfer on Departure Day to Scotland
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • Entry to Buckingham Palace State Rooms and Gardens
    • Private After Hours Tour of Churchills War Rooms
    • Entry to the Tower of London with a private guide
    • Entry to Westminster Abbey with a private guide
    • Evening show – Les Miserables
    • Private Gin Safari Tour in London
    • Entry to the British Museum with a private guide
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24/7 In-Country Support from the Wilderness Team

SCOTLAND

  • 4 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Most meals, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide on Day 1 to Day 4
  • Airport Transfer on Arrival Day
  • Airport Transfer on Departure Day
  • All Guided hikes mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
    • Entry to Edinburgh Castle
    • Afternoon Whisky Cellar Tasting at Johnnie Walker
    • Evening Tour of Mary Kings Close
    • Entry to Sterling Castle with a private guide
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24/7 In-Country Support from the Wilderness Team
Exclusions Read More
  • 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
Pricing Read More

Pricing:

The price for this itinerary, based on 3 clients on the rooming shared, and including a £12 per person conservation contribution is:

  • £31,170 exc VAT
  • £37,404 inc VAT

Conservation Contribution

This voluntary donation of £12 per person goes towards conservation projects in the locations we operate.  If you would like to opt out just let your trip designer know.

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