Scotch Wilds, Whiskies & Railways (Half Board)

Scotch Wilds, Whiskies & Railways (Half Board)

7 day break to Scotland, staying at 3* Grant Arms Hotel + Overnight Hotels


7 day break to Scotland, staying at 3* Grant Arms Hotel + Overnight Hotels

This is a 7 day break to Scotland

staying at  4* Hallmark Carlisle Hotel (1 night)

                    3* Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey (4 nights)

                    4* Holiday Inn Newcastle Gosforth Park (1 night)


In the fi ne Scottish country town of Grantown on Spey, not far from the famous Spey River, lies the handsome stone built Grant Arms Hotel, which has recently been refurbished and upgraded to offer modern comforts whilst retaining a traditional character.


Included in your holiday price:

  • En-suite room

  • Breakfast & 3 course evening meals

  • Executive coach travel throughout

  • Entrance to Balmoral Castle

  • Journey on the Strathspey Railway

  • Journey on the Cairngorm Funicular Railway

  • Glenfiddich Distillery guided tour with tasting

  • 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 start our drive up north stopping for comfort stops and a lunch stop en-route. Arriving at 4* Hallmark Hotel, Carlisle early this evening for our overnight stay.


Day 2

Departing after breakfast, we make a visit to the Highland Folk Museum before arriving at 4* Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey for our main stay.


Day 3

Today we visit Balmoral Castle, the Scottish home of the Royal Family since it was purchased for Queen Victoria by Prince Albert in 1852.


Day 4

Enjoy a journey on the Strathspey Railway, an exciting experience at the heart of the Scottish Highlands. A wondrously stunning trip awaits to take you through the stunning surrounds of the Cairngorms National Park - the home of Britain's highest mountain range and an area of outstanding natural beauty

We also visit the Cairngorm Mountain for a journey on the Funicular Railway. This is a unique visitor experience that allows people of all abilities to reach the Top Station where the Ptarmigan Restaurant is located for our lunch with panoramic views from over 3,500ft. There is also a viewing terrace, exhibition, shop and the highest post box in the British Isles!


Day 5

Today we visit Glenfiddich Distillery for a tour and tasting.

Glenfiddich Distillery stands just to the north of Dufftown, on the western side of the valley of the River Fiddich. The distillery is extremely unusual in remaining in the hands of the same family, operating as William Grant & Sons Ltd throughout its life. It is still owned, together with neighbouring Balvenie, Kininvie and Convalmore Distilleries, by the Grant family.


Day 6

We say our goodbyes to the Grant Arms Hotel and start our journey home. We stop for comfort breaks and a lunch stop before arriving at 4* Holiday Inn Gosforth Park, Newcastle, for our overnight stay.


Day 7

We depart the Hotel after breakfast, making comfort stops and a lunch stop en-route. Arriving back in East Sussex early this evening.


FB=Full Breakfast, L=Lunch, EM=Evening Meal

Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey


Room Amenities

  • Flatscreen TV

  • Hairdryer

  • Tea/Coffee making facility

Hotel Amenities

  • Complimentary WiFi

  • Room Service

  • Lift - Due to the layout of the Hotel, any mobility issues need to be advised on booking



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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