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Thursday, September 21, 2006


Day 1

Arrive Glasgow (0930?)

After the tiring flight this will be a relatively quiet day visiting interesting sites in and around Glasgow including:

In the evening a special, whisky themed dinner overseen by a whisky industry expert.

Overnight at the five star, One Devonshire Gardens

Day 2

  • Collect at 0915 for drive to Ardrossan (approx. 45 mins)
  • Ferry to Isle of Arran

  • Ferry to Claonaig then short 5 mile drive to
  • Kennacraig and ferry to
  • Port Askaig, Islay

Overnight on Islay at the four star Port Charlotte Hotel

Visit Scotland's islands with catswhiskerstours

Day 3

Visit selected Islay distilleries, i.e.

Overnight on Islay at the four star, Port Charlotte Hotel

Enjoy Scotland's whiskey with catswhiskerstours

Day 4

Ferry to Kennacraig

Then scenic drive to Mallaig via:

· Glencoe

· Glenfinnan

Overnight at the four star, Cnoc-Na-Faire Hotel

Day 5

Ferry to Ardvasar, Isle of Skye and

· Clan Donald Centre

· Dunvegan Castle

· Talisker Distillery

Overnight at the three star Eilean-Iarmain Hotel

Enjoy Isle of Skye with catswhiskerstours

Day 6

To Inverness via

· Eilean Donan Castle

· Castle Urquhart

· Loch Ness

· Moniak Winery

Overnight at Glenmoriston Town House

Enjoy Inverness with catswhiskerstours

Day 7

To Pitlochry


· Culloden Battlefield

· Macallan Distillery

· Balvinie Distillery - See extract below from previous catswhiskerstours tour Blog

“During the day we try to locate the distillery which produces Balvinie whisky. We track it down to Dufftown in Banffshire but, incredibly, it is not in the phone book! Following further research we ascertain that it is connected to Glenfiddich on 0134082000. Tours of Balvinie last 3 hours (max 8 persons) and occur at 1000 and 1400 daily Monday-Thurs and Friday at 1000. Cost is GBP20 per person.”

Overnight at the four star Atholl Palace Hotel

Visit Pitlochry with catswhiskerstours

Day 8

· Edradour Distillery (Scotland’s smallest)

· Dunkeld and environs

· Castle Campbell

Overnight at the five star, Fairmont in the ancient medieval city of St. Andrews which sits at the heart of world golfing.

Visit the famous Old Course.

Visit the Old Course with catswhiskerstours

Day 9

Scenic drive through Fife Coast/ East Neuk to :

· Rosslyn Chapel (Da Vinci Code)

· Edinburgh, including the famous:

· Castle

· Royal Mile

· Holyrood House.

Overnight at Sheraton Grand

Visit Edinburgh in style with catswhsikerstours

Day 10

Return flight to

posted by Catswhiskers @ 10:24 AM 


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