Pitlochry and Royal Deeside

Pitlochry and Royal Deeside

Available from N Ireland and Ayrshire.


Available from N Ireland and Ayrshire.

The picturesque, Victorian town of Pitlochry, is set in the heart of Scotland.  The beautiful buildings are set against a backdrop of forest and hills and is surrounded by lochs, castles and a wealth of history.  There are many independent shops and cafes along the pretty streets and you may like to see the festival theatre and the Pitlochry Dam and Fish Ladder.


We have included two excursions, a visit to Aberfeldy then Crieff and a scenic drive before visiting Balmoral (April) or Blair Castle (September).


What’s Included?


  • return coach travel

  • return ferry travel (£30 supplement)

  • four nights dinner, bed and breakfast

  • en-suite accommodation

  • two excursions

  • entry to Balmoral or Blair Castle


The deposit required at the time of booking for all holidays is £30 per person, full payment is required 28 days prior to departure.


The lively, pretty town of Aberfeldy is set on the River Tay, Scotland’s longest river and was made famous by the poet Robert Burns. Perhaps take the opportunity to visit Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery or the watermill. On to Crieff, a bustling country town and home to the famous Grouse Experience.

Scenic Drive

A scenic excursion through the Spittal of Glenshee to Royal Deeside, an area much loved by the Royal family. A short break will be made in Braemar, a delightful place surrounded by spectacular scenery. For the April departure, entry is included to Balmoral grounds, gardens, gift shop, café and the stunning ballroom. Then to the picturesque, Victorian village of Ballater. For the September departure, entry is included to the beautiful Blair Castle (in place of Balmoral) where you can explore seven hundred years of history throughout the various rooms and gardens.

Ferry Details

Belfast-Cairnryan: 0730 and Cairnryan-Belfast: 1930 (return time approximately 2200)
Please note under certain circumstances, it may be necessary to amend the sailing times.

Fishers Hotel, Pitlochry


Set in the heart of the Victorian town of Pitlochry, the hotel has a lovely mixture of Georgian and Victorian architecture, high ceilings, bay windows and pretty secluded gardens. 


Hotel and Bedroom Facilities:


  • tea/coffee making facilities

  • TV

  • WiFi

  • lift (to part of the hotel)




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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ayr Bus Station Ayr Bus Station
Stance 14
Ayr Dodds Depot Ayr, Dodds Depot, 4 East Road
Ballymena Ballymena, Seven Towers Leisure Centre
Main entrance
Ballymoney Ballymoney
Biestys Centra / Route Service Station,
Bangor Bangor, Town Car Park
opposite Bangor Railway Station Car Park
Belfast Stena Stena Line Passenger Terminal.
West Bank Road, Belfast
Coleraine Coleraine, Lodge Hotel, Outside Main Entrance.
Dunsilly Roundabout Dunsilly Roundabout
Car Park, Antrim
Girvan Girvan, Hamilton Arms Hotel
Lisburn Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre, Bus Shelter
at mini roundabout near Marks & Spencers
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