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Scotland & The Military Tattoo Scotland & The Military Tattoo

Scotland & The Military Tattoo

Tuesday 18th to Sunday 23rd August 2020 - An event not to be missed, the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo set in the grounds of Edinburgh Castle, with a visit to Royal Yacht Britannia and staying at the 4 star Peebles Hydro Hotel. From £699pp

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Explore Scotland's, city and country, from our luxurious base in the heart of the Scottish Borders.   Step aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh's Port of Leith.   Explore above and below decks , imagining her arriving in the harbours across the globe during her 44-year reign as the Queen's floating residence.   One of the world's 'must sees' is the famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, a spectacle with hundreds of performers, breath-taking shows of military precision, battle re-enactments and traditional dancers.   The famous finale of massed pipe bands and drums, led by a lone piper, is set against the dramatic backdrop of this world-famous castle.   Back in the Borders we'll visit Abbotsford, the magnificent house and gardens built on the proceeds of the phenomenal literary career of Sir Walter Scott.


Peebles Hotel Hydro, Peebles****

This charming historic hotel overlooks the Tweed Valley and is backed by Glentress Forest, set in beautiful gardens situated in the border town in Scotland. This long standing spa hotel is a 14 minute walk from the Tweeddale Museum & Gallery. The hotel has a cocktail bar, 2 lounges & a spa with an indoor pool, sauna, steam room and a fitness suite.


Tickets for the Tattoo go on sale in November - book your place now.


Holiday includes:

· 5 nights, bed, full Scottish breakfast & dinner

· Tickets to Edinburgh Tattoo

· Guided tour  of Abbotsford House & Garden

· Visit to the Royal Yacht Britannia

· Free time in Edinburgh

· Use of the hotel leisure facilities including indoor swimming pool                                               

· Porterage

· Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach

· Accompanied by our Tour Manager



£699 per person based on two sharing twin / double room.

Single supplement £142



image –visitscotland kennylam, Marc Millar, Helen Pugh



Tuesday 18 August

We depart Devon and travel to our hotel in Scotland. Arriving in time for our evening meal.


Wednesday 19 August

After full Scottish breakfast we take a delightful drive following the course of the River Tweed to Selkirk then on to Melrose for an included visit to Abbotsford, the magnificent house & gardens built at the foot of the Eildon Hills by Scotland's most famous author, Sir Walter Scott. We are joined by an informative guide for a tour of the house that's a treasure trove of artefacts and memorabilia of the great man's life, the tour ends in the garden. We later drive to Scotts View a delightful vista of the River Tweed, Eildon Hills & the estate.


Thursday 20 August

Departing the hotel at lunch time we visit Scotland's Capital City & enjoy some time to sightsee. This evening our evening meal will be served at the Mercure Hotel, Edinburgh, after dinner we make our way to the main event. The Military Tattoo performance starts at 9pm.


Friday 21 August

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast (& maybe a lay in after our late night!) and a free day in this beautiful part of the world. A ten minute walk will find you in Peebles High Street.


Saturday 22 August

Today we depart the hotel to revisit the Capital city of Edinburgh. Our first stop of the day is to the Royal Yacht Britannia, former floating royal residence of the Queen & her family. Follow in the footsteps of Royalty to discover the heart & soul of this special royal yacht. Later in the day enjoy some more free time in this lovely city to explore before returning to our hotel for our evening meal.


Sunday 23 August

After a full Scottish breakfast we return home to Devon, with stops along the way.


D=Dinner, FE=Full English Breakfast

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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Buckfastleigh Lay by on old Buckfastleigh - Ashburton Rd
Nr Furzeleigh Mill
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Exeter Exeter Motorway Services
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Others Other pick up points are available
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Car Park by Library
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel
Torquay Torquay coach bay outside Princess Theatre
Totnes 7 Stars 2 Totnes 7 Stars opp. Morrisons

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Tally Ho Coaches Ltd

Station Yard Industrial Estate
Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1ES