Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach, travel north with suitable stops for lunch and refreshments. Arrive at your overnight hotel in the north late afternoon, in good time to freshen up for your evening meal. Dinner, bed & breakfast
Day 2 - After breakfast, travel through the stunning scenery of the Scottish borders towards the capital city of Edinburgh with an afternoon stop in Callander. Then it's through the Highland Glens with tranquil Lochs shadowed by rugged mountains to Fort William for your 4-night stay. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Day 3 - 5 - At leisure in Fort William with two included excursions.
Road to the Isles and the Isle of Skye
Follow the Road to the Isles today with a stop at Glenfinnan to view the historical site where Bonnie Prince Charlie raised the standard in 1745 and then continue to Mallaig for the panoramic crossing to the Isle of Skye. Tour the Misty Isle and capture the best views of The Cullin Mountains, the Storr and Kilt Rock. The return journey takes you over the Skye road bridge passed the most recognisable castle in Scotland, Eilean Donnan, and then you follow the remoteness of through Scotland's dramatic glens and scenery to return to Fort William.
Caledonian Canal Cruise and Loch Ness
Start today with a one hour cruise along part of the Caledonian Canal, Thomas Telford's tremendous engineering feat to provide a navigable route from east to west coast via Loch Ness and Loch Lochy. Embark at Banavie where you will have a wonderful view of Neptune's Staircase, a ladder of 8 locks over a distance of 500 yards. This is also a fabulous viewpoint for the dark north west side of Ben Nevis and its 2,000 ft cliffs. Disembark at Gairlochy where your coach awaits to take you on a scenic tour of the most famous loch in Scotland - Loch Ness. Keep a lookout for Nessie the Monster.
Day 6 - Following breakfast your journey takes you through Glencoe 'The Valley of Weeping' to the shores of Loch Lomond. Then continue to the overnight hotel in Northern England. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Day 7 - After a leisurely breakfast, head back through Northern England, with ample stops for coffee and refreshments. Continue back to the local joining points via the fast motorway network arriving back mid/late evening.