Christmas in Dumfries

Christmas in Dumfries

The historic market town of Dumfries makes for a perfect destination at Christmas.

Dumfries boasts more than its fair share of historic gems including one of Scotland’s oldest bridges. Our hotel is located in the heart of the town and has plenty of charm and character to offer you a relaxing and enjoyable festive break.


Tour highlights:

• Christmas lunch

• Evening entertainment

• Gretna Green

• Glasgow


Please note: at time of publication the Christmas programme has not been finalised and may be subject to change.

Day 1

Morning collection from home for the journey north and across the border into Scotland, arriving at the hotel in time for our welcome party and evening meal, followed by entertainment.


Day 2: Christmas Eve

After a full Scottish breakfast we travel to Gretna Green, known historically for its ‘runaway weddings’. Later we return to the hotel to enjoy a sumptuous four course dinner with live entertainment.

B, D

Day 3: Christmas Day

Happy Christmas! Enjoy a hearty breakfast with time to relax, and maybe take a leisurely stroll in town. Traditional Christmas lunch is served followed by the Queen’s Speech whilst relaxing in the lounge. Afternoon tea and cakes will be served, followed by a buffet this evening with festive entertainment.

B, D, L

Day 4: Boxing Day

This morning we journey to Glasgow to see the sights or visit the shops for the sales. This port city has much to offer, it's famed for its Victorian and art nouveau architecture, a rich legacy of the city's 18th to 20th century prosperity due to trade and shipbuilding. We return to the hotel and final night’s evening meal and entertainment.

B, D

Day 5

We depart the hotel after breakfast and commence our return journey to East Anglia by mid evening, where our door to door service will take you home


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included, L=Lunch Included

Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries


Ideally located in the centre of town, this traditional Victorian family owned hotel with two restaurants, café, lounge and leisure facilities including heated indoor pool, spa and gym.All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer, free WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.


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

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Beacon Hill Services Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road & Station Road
(Where Duke William Public House Used to Be)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favourites
Cairndale Hotel

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