A truly wonderful and inspiring holiday based in the beautiful Trossachs countryside. Included is a loch cruise, a trip on a heritage railway and a ride on the incredible Falkirk Wheel.
Depart South Wales and travel to the Best Western Plus Lancashire Manor, near Wigan for our overnight stop.
Leave hotel and continue on through North West England and then Scotland to Drymen.
Day 3 – Loch Katrine & Callander
Today we depart for Loch Katrine and our cruise on-board the SS Sir Walter Scott. With over 100 years of sailings to her name, this world famous steamship has captivated visitors for almost a century. Connecting every aspect of the Loch Katrine Experience, the steamship Sir Walter Scott brings together the best of adventure, relaxation and history – all in one experience. After lunch in a café overlooking Loch Katrine we make our way to Callander, a bustling town situated on the River Teith, near Stirling.
Day 4 – Falkirk Wheel & The Bo’Ness & Kenneil Railway
After breakfast we travel to the Falkirk Wheel, a rotating boat lift that connects the Union Canal with the Forth & Clyde. This incredible mechanical marvel is already being recognised as an iconic landmark worthy of Scotland's traditional engineering expertise. Afterwards we make the short journey to the Bo’Ness & Kenneil Railway for a memorable ride on a heritage railway with afternoon tea.
Day 5 – Loch Lomond Shores & the Maid of the Loch
Loch Lomond Shores is a stunning visitor destination on the edge of Loch Lomond in Balloch. It's home to beautiful shops, restaurants, the Loch Lomond SEA LIFE Aquarium, water activities, nature walks and events all year round. Offering unrivalled views of Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond Shores is a great place to visit. In the afternoon we make our way for afternoon tea with singer on-board the Maid of the Loch, which is moored on the shores of Loch Lomond.
Leave Drymen and travel to the Holiday Inn Haydock for our overnight stay.
Depart Lancashire for the journey back home to South Wales.
The Winnock Hotel
Picture yourself soaking up the atmosphere of this 18th century Inn, near Loch Lomond sitting beside a roaring log fire in the Trossachs. Situated on the pretty village green in the conservation village of Drymen, this popular hotel offers good food and a friendly service.
- All 73 en-suite bedrooms offer satellite TV, direct dial telephone and tea / coffee making facilities.
- Lounge bar.
- No lift but ground floor rooms available.
Hotel has ground floor bedrooms.
Ramped access throughout ground floor communal areas.
2 disabled adapted bedrooms (Category 1) with call points.
Electric bath seat available for anyone requiring.
Raised toilet seats available for people with mobility problems.
All prices are per person for the duration of the holiday or short break.
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