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Magical Scottish Christmas Markets

Magical Scottish Christmas Markets

Join us on this all-inclusive Scottish holiday staying at the award-winning Winnock Hotel, Drymen on located on the shores of Loch Lomond.

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"Think of a glittering array of twinkling lights in the trees, outdoor ice rinks with beautifully illuminated buildings as a backdrop, Christmas markets and the aroma of Mulled Wine and Gingerbread – it’s easy fall under Scotland’s winter spell.

 

G&K Shared Tour

We have been working behind the scenes with Kirbys to be able to offer you an even wider range of UK and Continental Holidays, this enables us to offer you more choice and some exciting NEW destinations. As these Holidays will be offered by both companies, we encourage you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Day 1

Travel to the Winnock Hotel in Drymen making suitable comfort stops along the way. Time to settle in and relax before your evening meal. A management welcome drink will be served with your meal.

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Day 2

"Christmas Eve". After breakfast we travel a short distance to Glasgow Christmas Market. Whether you're shopping for a special gift or looking for a bite to eat, Glasgow's Christmas Markets will be sure to please! Boasting a variety of colourful stalls, they offer a selection of gifts, artisan products and global cuisine set in a festive village of rustic cabins and stalls. We return to hotel for our Soup and sandwiches before re-joining the coach for an optional visit to nearby Loch Lomond Shores for a 5-star retail shopping experience on the shoes of Loch Lomond. Return to our hotel for an afternoon tea served in the hotel's conservatory. Enjoy your evening entertainment tonight after dinner where you will be treated to a Scottish weaponry display with swords, kilts and storytelling.

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Day 3

"Christmas Day". There will be guaranteed snow today with the hotels snow machine. After breakfast pick up your packed lunch and then travel to Edinburgh for the day at leisure, where the UKs most popular festive celebration brings this city centre to life. East Princes Street Gardens sells traditional European wares and is known as the 'German Christmas Market', with iconic sights such as Edinburgh Castle, the Scott Monument and Balmoral Hotel lending a dramatic backdrop. In recent years the market has spread on to George Street too, featuring Scottish products and is known as the 'Scottish Christmas Market'. There'll be stalls selling everything from painted nutcrackers to Glayva - a gorgeously smooth and sweet local whiskey flavoured with spices, tangerines, and honey. Return to hotel for your traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. There will be a gift from Father Christmas. Afterwards enjoy your night of evening entertainment.

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Day 4

"New Years Eve". Today we travel at short distance to Stirling, a wee city with a big history. Browse the festive decorated shops around the Old Town and the Victorian Arcade. Opportunity to visit the Whiskey Shop. Stirling boasts many attractions and plenty of places to purchase refreshments. Return to our hotel for soup and sandwiches and the rest of the afternoon will be at leisure and time to relax before your traditional Scottish dinner and Scottish show.

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Day 5

After breakfast enjoy your farewell hot toddy from the hotel before returning to home area making suitable comfort stops.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

WINNOCK HOTEL, DRYMEN ***

A very warm welcome awaits you at The Winnock, an award-winning hotel located on the village green in pretty Drymen. The hotel has been hosting groups for 30 years and is very successful in delivering quality cuisine, service and entertainment. There is a large, bright restaurant and a relaxing, informal bar. Please note: There is no lift, but ground floor rooms are available (subject to availability, please enquire at the time of booking).

En-suite, Ground floor rooms, Restaurant, Bar, Wi-Fi, Hairdryer, Telephone, TV, Tea/coffee

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

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 Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
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

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