Did you know that Oban is Gaelic for ‘little bay? One glimpse of the town’s dramatic coastal setting will explain why.
Did you know that Oban is Gaelic for little bay? One glimpse of the towns dramatic coastal setting will explain why. With this five-day break, the emphasis is on fun and enjoyment, with nightly entertainment, delicious meals, two drinks receptions and an afternoon tea. You will even have the chance to wear your own tartan! Trips include a crossing to the Isle of Mull, taking in picturesque Tobermory, and visits to Fort William and Inveraray.
The old-world charm of the Royal Hotel is sure to delight. Conveniently located in the town centre, each of the 91 en-suite rooms are unique in size and shape, but still offer such modern conveniences as TV, hairdryer, tea/ coffee making facilities and WiFi.
Full entertainment package subject to change in 2018.
After an early Stena Line crossing, we drive through the Trossachs National Park to Oban. There a welcoming drinks reception awaits, with a selection of fine local Malts to wash down some exquisite Scottish canapés. The fun continues after dinner with an evening of Scottish entertainment.
Hotel: Royal Hotel, oban *** (4 nights D, B&B)
Today the ferry takes us to the Isle of Mull where we visit brightly-painted Tobermory. This evening, after a drinks reception of Mulled Wine, we enjoy a delicious threecourse carvery dinner followed by lively Scottish entertainment.B, D
The route along Loch Linnhe takes us to Fort William where you can spend the morning strolling along High Street, visiting the West Highland Museum, or simply relaxing in a cafe. After lunch we return to the hotel for a scrumptious Afternoon Tea of tea/coffee, a glass of fizz and fresh home baking. Why not try your luck at the Whisky Galore Bingo and Quiz! After dinner, you can burn off some calories, dancing and singing along to a top musical act.B, D
Today the emphasis is on relaxation, so after a hearty breakfast, set out and explore Oban at your own pace. Why not visit Oban Distillery or Dunollie Museum? The evening’s entertainment includes a full HighlandBanquet followed by dancing to the Strathmore Ceilidh Band, with the legendary Torquil Telfer on the bagpipes.B, D
Today’s home journey includes a visit to beautiful Inveraray where we break for lunch. Continuing south along the Ayrshire coast, we catch the evening Stena ferry to Belfast.B
B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included
Tobermory Highland banquet Fort William
Highland Banquet Inveraray
Single Room Supplement £65