Sengel Family Adventures

Monday 19th August – Sunday 25th August 2024

Number of Travellers: 4
Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights

Day by Day

Day 1 - Monday 19th August - Welcome to Scotland

Upon your arrival at Edinburgh Airport, you’ll be greeted by a private driver who will escort you to your luxurious city centre hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you can opt to unwind at the hotel or venture out to begin your exploration of this vibrant city. Dive into the kaleidoscope of the arts festival, which paints the city with vibrant hues throughout August, offering an immersive experience unlike any other.

Overnight: Ballater | The Balmoral Arms
Room Type: Balmoral Family Suite

Day 2 - Tuesday 20th August - A Magical Tour of the Capital City

This morning immerse yourselves in the winding cobbled streets of historic Old Town Edinburgh as you enjoy a private walking tour with an expert local guide.

Take a tour of the castle and discover the highlights of this unique capital city, walk the ramparts atop castle rock and hear the tales of the One O’Clock gun and the stories of locals of times past.

After lunch, you and your city guide will join a private lively walking tour that celebrates all things Harry Potter. Wind your way through the streets that inspired JK Rowling’s famous books, testing your wizarding knowledge as you visit Tom Riddle’s grave and the real-life Diagon Alley.

Your guide will leave you back at your hotel to enjoy a restful evening.

Overnight: Ballater | The Balmoral Arms
Room Type: Balmoral Family Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 - Wednesday 21st August - Journey north to the Cairngorm National Park

After a hearty breakfast, meet your expert guide who will also be your driver for your onward adventures in Scotland. You will commence your journey to the Cairngorms National Park.

Along the way, enjoy a stop in Stirling to explore the castle, full of royal history and tales from Scottish history.

Embrace the scenic drive, absorbing the breathtaking landscapes en route. If time allows and you’re eager for adventure, your guide can suggest a picturesque walk amidst the stunning countryside.

Settle into your accommodations and perhaps take a leisurely stroll and prepare for your adventures ahead in the Cairngorms.

Overnight: Braemar | The Fife Arms
Room Type: Majestic Family Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 - Thursday 22nd August - Hacking in the Highlands

Embark on a morning of hacking in the Scottish Highlands. Explore a Trout Loch and Ancient Wood of Caledon on your journey, enjoying spectacular views of the glen and surrounding mountains.

For lunch, enjoy a luxury picnic with a view.

After lunch, explore the iconic Balmoral Castle for an enchanting afternoon. Wander through the picturesque gardens and soak in the regal atmosphere of this historic landmark.

Overnight: Braemar | The Fife Arms
Room Type: Majestic Family Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 - Friday 23rd August - South to Gleneagles

Today you transfer South to Gleneagles.

Along the way. stop off for an exclusive Safari, led by your own personal Safari Ranger. Climb on board a 4×4 Land Rover and explore forests, mountains, and moors on private hill tracks, keeping an eye out for majestic wildlife like the Red Deer and Golden Eagle, for an unforgettable experience in Scotland’s natural wilderness.

On arrival at Gleneagles, settle into your new surroundings and start exploring this iconic resort.

Overnight: Auchterarder | Gleneagles Hotel
Room Type: 2 Bedroom Whisky Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6 - Saturday 24th August - Indulge at Gleneagles

Today, you will stay local and indulge in all that Gleneagles has to offer. After breakfast, make your way through the hotel and enjoy the beautiful grounds. Take some time out for a little retail therapy in the shopping arcade situated inside the hotel.

Gather together in the stunning grounds for a Family Falconry experience which is sure to be a trip highlight.

After lunch, head to the equestrian school and enjoy an afternoon hack for the adults and a bespoke lesson for the girls in the wilds surrounding Gleneagles.

Today is your day to explore the wonders of a place that truly demonstrates the best Scotland has to offer.

Overnight: Auchterarder | Gleneagles Hotel
Room Type: 2 Bedroom Whisky Suite
Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7 - Sunday 25th August - Depart

This morning, a private transfer will collect you from your accommodation and take you back to Edinburgh airport to make your onward connections. Waving farewell to Scotland for now but taking with you special memories and wonderful stories of your explorations

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • 6 nights accommodation, as stated in the itinerary above
  • Most meals, as stated in the itinerary above
  • The services of a qualified and experienced guide from Day 3 to Day 6 inclusive (plus 1 day with an expert city guide on Day 2)
  • All transfers in a private vehicle driven by your guide on guided days
  • Private Airport Transfer on Arrival Day, includes Meet & Greet
  • Private Airport Transfer on Departure Day
  • All Ferry Travel Included in the Itinerary
  • All guided hikes mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary, specifically:
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
    • Edinburgh Castle
    • Private Tour Harry Potter Trail
    • Half Day Horse Riding Experience
    • Luxury Picnic
    • Balmoral Castle
    • 4×4 private Safari
    • Family Falconry Experience
  • 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.
  • Activities are only private if so specified
Optional Upgrades Read More
  • Room Upgrades are available in some locations, subject to availability. Pricing on request.
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