The Royal Highland Show-bringing rural life to Edinburgh

Tour Details

ROYAL HIGHLAND SHOW

Celebrating the 178th year of this iconic event

Departing Wednesday, 20th June 2018

 

From £298 per person sharing 

 

The Royal Highland Show is one of Scotland’s most iconic events, showcasing the very best of farming food and rural life. A great day out for everyone of all ages, get up close to the country’s top quality livestock, taste exceptional food & drink and experience rural living at its most vibrant

 

Price includes: 

  • Luxury coach travel from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Dunsilly, Belfast and
    Belfast Stena Line Port
  • Return ferry crossings with Stena Line – Belfast/Cairnryan
  • 2 nights accommodation at the 3* The Golden Lion Hotel, Stirling
  •   Scottish breakfast and evening meals
  •   Entrance to Royal Highland Show
  •   Entrance to the Riverside Museum
  •   Entrance to the National Museum for Rural Life
  •   Services of an experienced Travel Solutions tour manager

 

Optional extras:

Single Supplement – £60 per person

Accommodation

3* The Golden Lion Hotel, Stirling 

http://www.thegoldenlionstirling.com/

This elegant hotel has welcomed guests, including royalty, for more than 200 years. Located in Stirling city centre, it has free parking, a traditional bar and a restaurant serving Scottish beef and lamb.

The family-owned Golden Lion offers modern rooms, each with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, tea and coffee and ironing facilities. Each bathroom has a hairdryer, bath and shower.

There are shops, bars and cafes on the hotel doorstep, and the magnificent Stirling Castle is just 0.6 miles away. The William Wallace Monument is less than 10-minutes drive from the Golden Lion.

The Library Bar has light bar meals, and stocks a range of malt whiskies. The adjacent City Brasserie offers a tasty breakfast and a varied, creative menu, including locally caught seafood.



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Itinerary

Day 1

Meet your coach and travel to Belfast to join the early morning ferry crossing to Cairnryan. We travel to Glasgow to visit the award winning Riverside Museum detailing the town’s rich culture & heritage then on to your hotel located in the centre of Stirling with its imposing castle and symbol of the spirit of Scotland.

 

Day 2

We depart the hotel early this morning, and head for Ingliston Showground to spend the day at the Royal Highland Show where we will enjoy a full programme of events. Whether you’re from the city or countryside, a veteran showgoer or a first time visitor – With over 900 competitions taking place including, Livestock, Pole Climbing, the Scottish Ice Cream Championships, Handcrafts and Sheep Shearing, The Royal Highland Show has something for everyone and a perfect day out for all the family.

 

Day 3
Today we visit The National Museum of Rural Life where we’ll discover how 300 years of farming and rural home life have shaped and altered Scotland’s countryside in this large, purpose-built museum. Then to Cairnryan for the return ferry to Belfast. On arrival, you return to your original starting point.



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Departing 20 Jun 2018

Adult prices from £298

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