Magnificent Scotland (Half Board)

Magnificent Scotland (Half Board)

7 day break to Scotland, staying at 4* Mercure Ardoe House Hotel & Spa, Aberdeen + Overnight Hotels


7 day break to Scotland, staying at 4* Mercure Ardoe House Hotel & Spa, Aberdeen + Overnight Hotels

This is a 7 day break to Scotland

staying at  4* Preston Marriott Hotel, Broughton (1 night)

                    4* Mercure Ardoe House Hotel & Spa, Aberdeen (4 nights)

                    4* Tankersley Manor, Barnsley (1 night)


Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa is a beautiful 4-star 19th century mansion house set in 30 acres of tranquil Aberdeenshire countryside with the perfect backdrop for a relaxing stay. Enjoy sophisticated and locally inspired dining at Blairs Restaurant or indulge in Soapie's Lounge and Bar for a nightcap.


Included in your holiday price:

  • En-suite room

  • Breakfast & 3 course evening meals

  • Executive coach travel throughout

  • Return journey on the Royal Deeside Railway, Heritage Diesel Engine

  • Guided tour of Drum Castle

  • Tasting Tour of at Royal Lochnagar Distillery

  • Guided tour of Haddo House

  • Entrance to Pitmedden Garden

  • Porterage

  • Door to door transfer (within 10 miles of Hailsham)

    - a charge may apply if not within our free pick-up area

Day 1

We depart for Preston, making comfort stops en-route including a suitable lunch stop. Arriving at 4* Preston Marriott Hotel, Broughton this afternoon for our overnight stay.


Day 2

We say goodbye to the Preston Marriott Hotel and continue our journey to Scotland. Arriving at 4* Mercure Ardoe House Hotel & Spa, Aberdeen, this evening.


Day 3

This morning we visit the Aberdeen Maritime Museum, telling the story of the city's long relationship with the Sea. This award-winning museum houses a unique collection covering shipbuilding, fast sailing ships, fishing and port history.

In the afternoon we enjoy a return trip on the Royal Deeside Railway, where you can take in the beautiful setting that runs alongside the River Dee.


Day 4

Enjoy a guided tour of Drum Castle, one of Scotland's oldest tower houses that has been the home of the Irvine family for over 650 years, dating back to the 13th century. Set beside an ancient oak woodland and a walled garden, Drum Castle contains a fine collection of historic roses that perfume the air.

In the afternoon we visit Royal Lochnagar Distillery for a tour & tasting.


Day 5

This morning we have a guided tour of Haddo House, where you can walk in the footsteps of Queen Victoria.

We then make the short journey to Pitmedden Garden, one of Britain's top historic gardens dating from 1675. In the stunning Great Garden, thousands of colourful annual bedding plants make up an elaborate summer spectacle.


Day 6

We say goodbye to the Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe Hotel, and start our journey to Barnsley. Arriving at 4* Tankersley Manor Hotel this evening for our overnight stay.


Day 7

We depart the hotel after breakfast and start our journey home with comfort stops and a suitable lunch stop en-route. Arriving back in East Sussex this afternoon.


FB=Full Breakfast, EM=Evening Meal


Mercure Ardoe House Hotel & Spa

Room Amenities

  • Satellite TV

  • Hairdryer

  • Iron & Ironing board

  • Tea/Coffee making facility


Hotel Amenities

  • Swimming pool

  • Sauna

  • Fitness Centre

  • Lift access in part of the hotel



Electric Scooters/Wheelchairs

L.J. Edwards can take a maximum of 2 electric scooters/wheelchairs per short break, these must be for clients with a Blue Badge and Public Liability Scooter Insurance (subject to hotel agreement). L.J. Edwards accept no liability for any accident, loss of damage to the guest or their mobility scooter on a Short Break, or when the scooter/wheelchair is stored in the coach luggage compartment. The individual is responsible for ensuring they are capable of safely operating their mobility scooter and for the security of their mobility scooter during their holiday.

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