Join our fantastic 9 Day Gold Tour to Scotland, staying in the Highlands in Fort William, overlooking Loch Linnhe.

This tour has some of the very best day trips out in Scotland, all included. One of the highlights will be a day to the Isle of Skye, crossing the Skye Bridge, with a trip around the Island with a guide.

You will also visit Loch Ness, with a scenic drive through the Highlands to Aviemore and Inverness. There is also a half day tour to the seaside town of Oban, famous for its whisky.

You will also get the chance to ride the famous Jacobite Steam Railway, as featured in Harry Potter. One of the great railway journeys of the world, this 84 mile round trip takes you to impressive extremes. Starting near Ben Nevis, it visits Britain’s most westerly mainland railway station, Arisaig; passes close by the deepest freshwater loch in Britain, Loch Morar and the River Morar, finally arriving next to the deepest seawater loch in Europe, Loch Nevis!  Return day ticket included.

This will truly give you a taste of the West Coast of Scotland and the best of the Highlands, letting you soak up the scenery, enjoy the sights and experience the best Scotland has to offer.

The Croit Anna Hotel is situated two miles south west of Fort William on the shores of Loch Linnhe with spectacular mountain and loch views from the lounge, bar and most bedrooms. There is a large lounge with loch views and a large bar leading into the extensive restaurant, both with superb views. The hotel features free WiFi in the lounge, bar and all bedrooms. There is a  TV lounge on the first floor. With entertainment most evenings, this will ensure you enjoy your holiday from start to finish.

No lift but many ground floor rooms available – please request at point of booking.  All 90 bedrooms have tea/coffee making facilities, internal telephone, free WiFi, hair dryer and Freeview TV with radio channels.  All bedrooms are ensuite and there is Central heating throughout. On your free day catch a bus from outside the hotel in to Fort William, just minutes away.

Break Features:

Joining  Points across  the Isle of Wight & the Portsmouth area

GOLD TOUR – Taxi Pick-up & Return from home included

Free Ferry  for Isle of Wight Bookings  

8 Nights Half Board  Accommodation – 6 night Main Hotel, over night stops in both directions

Entertainment most evenings

Guided tour of the Isle of Skye

Scenic tour to Fort Augustus, Inverness & Loch Ness

Return Day Trip on the Jacobite Steam Railway

Single Room Supplement – £12pn  (book early to  avoid  disappointment)

Loch View Upgrade £6pppn

Overnight stops included – pack an overnight bag.

ITINERARY

Saturday – travel to Blackpool for an overnight stop

Sunday – Continue to Scotland with a visit to Gretna Green’s Smithy, arriving late afternoon

Monday – Half day out to the seaside town of Oban

Tuesday – Free day to explore Fort William there is a shuttle minibus service in to town

Wednesday – Fort Augustus, Loch Ness & Inverness

Thursday – a day out on the Jacobite Steam Railway

Friday – Scenic Tour to the Isle of Skye with guide

Saturday – visit to Carlisle & overnight hotel

Sunday – return home