Argyll Highlander & the Isle of Bute

8 days Half Board by Coach

Dunoon, rightly known as the ‘Gateway to the Highlands’, relies on its delightful setting on the Firth of Clyde and the sheer beauty of the Cowal Peninsula to enchant its visitors. The resort itself boasts two fine bays, beautiful parks, and a four-mile long promenade.

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Highlights include:

• Inveraray

• Isle of Bute

• Oban

• Arrochar

• Loch Lomond

• ‘Rest and be Thankful Pass’

• Tighnabruaich


Sunday: From local departure points we journey north for an overnight stop.

Monday: Across the Scottish border for our short ferry sailing to Dunoon.

Tuesday: A day to relax.

Wednesday: A memorable day, by winding roads through the hills, and by ferry across the scenic Kyles of Bute, to explore the Isle of Bute. Returning to the mainland we follow a road which is renowned as one of the most spectacular in Scotland to visit the idyllic coastal hamlet of Tighnabruaich.

Thursday: We drive alongside Loch Eck to the shores of Loch Fyne and Inveraray. Then through a mountainous landscape, to Oban, a major Scottish tourist centre and ferry port for the Hebrides.

Friday: A half day tour by the ‘Rest and be Thankful Pass’ to Arrochar, on Loch Long, and the shores of ‘bonnie’ Loch Lomond, with a stop at the picturesque village of Luss (8 days only).

Saturday: We leave Scotland behind for an overnight stop in the north of England.

Sunday: Our tour draws to a close with the journey homeward.

Esplanade Hotel, Dunoon

Esplanade Hotel, Dunoon

This hotel is situated directly on West Bay Promenade with views over the bay, and is
within walking distance of Dunoon Pier.

★★★ (Visit Scotland) • Lounge, sun terrace, garden, bars, restaurant • En-suite bedrooms • Full breakfast and four course evening dinner plus tea or coffee • Entertainment most evenings • Lift 

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  • Free local joining points
  • Collect Coach Miles™
  • All coach travel
  • Reserved seats on tour coaches
  • Tour Manager escorted
  • Hotel accomodation and board as stated
  • No single room supplement
  • Excursions/itinerary as stated
  • Admission fees and entertainment if stated
  • Complete luggage handling
  • Price-Back Insurance Offer

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113 Queens Road
Norwich, Norfolk
United Kingdom
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