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Tour to the Dundee V&A and Balmoral Castle tour

Dundee V&A and Balmoral castle tour from St Andrews

This tour itinerary is from St Andrews but could be tailored to depart from any location in central Scotland

This is an example of an itinerary for a private tour in Scotland. Let us know what you would like to add or take away from the day and we will endeavour to make your dream day in Scotland.

Highlights:

2021

Tour Departures
From your accommodation anywhere in Scotland

Tour Costs
£800 for tour and transport, for exclusive use of our bus for you and your friends or family.
Our bus can accommodate 16 passengers.

Inclusions
Transport by luxury minicoach for a more
personal experience.
Services of a professional Heartland Travel driver/guide.

Attractions
We can arrange for you to visit attractions on our tour but they are not included in the price.

The city of Dundee

Departing from St Andrews on the Balmoral castle tour, we will be heading over the Tay Bridge and arriving in the city of Dundee. We will have time to admire the stunningly impressive building that is the V&A Dundee.

This is home to some of Scotland’s most brilliant creatives and is a showpiece of our talent for design, both current and historic, and how our design talent has made its mark within Scotland and throughout the rest of the world.

From here we will head onwards to Blairgowrie one of the largest towns in Perthshire, sitting to the north of the city of Perth on the banks of the River Ericht. This handsome market town was once known for its trade in flax and these days is known best for fruit growing activity (mainly raspberries).

Our tour reaches Balmoral Castle

We will then move further north over the Spittal of Glenshee where you will pass through the Glenshee Ski area and on to Balmoral. We will set aside at least one and a half hours for your visit to Balmoral. This will give you time to visit the grounds, gardens, exhibitions and shop.

Onward from Balmoral, we will visit Braemar, situated in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. This lovely village is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, beautiful glens and home to the ancient Braemar Gathering tradition. Known colloquially as The Games and originating from those believed to have been held by Malcolm III, annual Highland Games Gathering is held at Braemar in September and is traditionally attended by the British Royal Family.

This completes our fine day out in Royal Deeside heritage mixed with a twist of design exploration at the Dundee V&A.

 

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The Mars lodge estate, Braemar, Royal Deeside in the Cairngorms National Park.
Linn o Dee
Balmoral Castle on our Castle tour
Balmoral castle tour
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