Scotland Adventures by Disney

Scotland

From castles to clans, Scotland's history and its beautiful landscapes make for a perfect 8 day vacation. On this Adventures by Disney tour guests will bike ride, canoe and explore their way through the Scottish countryside learning about its lore, its people and its exciting history and customs.

The 8 Day Scotland tour from Adventures by Disney is a wild ride through Scotland, the green rolling hills, the historic castles and, most certainly, the historic locations that make this such an amazing travel destination. Take the whole family on this stunning Adventures by Disney travel tour and find out just how special Scotland can be.


8 Daysfr. $5,949

  • The services of two Adventure Guides
  • Outstanding accommodations
  • Admission fees to attractions and performances
  • VIP access and private events
  • Most meals during trip
  • Cultural experiences with local experts
  • Loch Ness Canoeing
  • Caledonian Canal Bike Ride
  • Urquhart Castle Tour
  • Glenturret Distillery Tour
  • Shortbread Making
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Blair Castle Tour
  • The Statue of Greyfriars Bobby
  • Edinburgh Castle Tour
  • Culloden Battlefield Site
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse Tour
  • Hairy "Coo" Safari
  • Day at Rothiemurchus Estate
  • Floors Castle & Gardens Tour
  • Gratuities have been taken care of on your behalf for all services included in the itinerary except for the Adventure by Disney guides. There is no need for you to worry about tipping the bellmen, housekeepers, waiters, drivers and local experts.
  • The customary gratuity to the Tour Direrctor is not included. Gratuities for your Adventures Guides are not included. If you feel that your Adventure Guides have provided excellent service, we suggest the following discretionary gratuity: Per Guest/Per Adventure guide/Per Day - $9 - $11 USD.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual train and airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches
  • 4 dinners
  • Waldorf Astoria Hotel The Caledonian in Edinburgh, Scotland (3 nights)
  • Kingsmills Hotel in Inverness, Scotland (4 nights)

Arrive in Edinburgh, Welcome Reception & Dinner

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

After clearing customs in Edinburgh, you are met by an Adventures by Disney representative who welcomes you with a warm “Fàilte to Scotland!” and then helps with your luggage. Relax as a driver whisks you away to the historic Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian. Get ready for more Scottish welcomes when your Adventure Guides greet you at the hotel. Unwind from your trip and marvel at the stately décor of the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian while your Guides check you in.

Say halò to your fellow Adventurers at an exclusive feast in the hotel's elegant dining room. Raise a glass and toast the beginning of an unforgettable trip with a resounding “Slainte”!

Dinner

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

Royal Yacht Britannia, The Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh Castle Tour

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

After breakfast at the hotel, get ready for a Red Carpet Welcome and private tour of the Royal Yacht Britannia, the former royal yacht of the British monarch, Queen Ellizabeth II. Enjoy a lovely reception with fresh scones and coffee on the Royal Deck Tea Room and discover what life was like on board Her Majesty’s floating Royal residence.

A Blue Badge Guide leads you on a tour of the Palace of Holyroodhouse, which is the Queen of England's official residence in Edinburgh. Over the centuries, great events at Holyroodhouse have shaped the fates of England, Scotland and France. Please note: Holyroodhouse Palace may be closed on some dates in June due to Elizabeth, Queen of England, being in residence. In the event the Palace is closed, a tour of St. Giles Cathedral and the Thistle Chapel will be featured.

En route to Edinburgh Castle, make a stop at the Statue of Greyfriars Bobby, the renowned Skye Terrier. According to legend, this adorable pooch spent 14 years until his death guarding the grave of his owner. The story of Greyfriars Bobby was so remarkable that Walt Disney Productions turned it into a movie in 1961!

Take a break from your walking tour and enjoy lunch on your own as you dine with your friends and family at one of the many restaurant options nearby. Ask your Blue Badge Guide and Adventure Guides for recommendations.

Continue with your Blue Badge Guide to Edinburgh Castle. There, take in the resplendent views of the city and explore the castle’s massive fortifications. Revel in the remarkable tales of royal intrigue surrounding the wars for Scottish independence told by your local expert.

Edinburgh is rich in history and eye-catching architecture. Here you can enjoy the city and dine on your own. Stroll the Royal Mile, the commercial center of Old Town, and hear the lilting melody of the Scottish brogue in passing conversations. You're sure to fall in love with this charming city as you explore the shops, restaurants and historic buildings of Lawnmarket and High Street. Ask your Adventure Guides to recommend the perfect place to have a family dinner.

Breakfast

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

The Scottish Borders, Floors Castle & Gardens Tour, Falconry Experience

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Fuel up on breakfast at the hotel before your visit to the Scottish Borders where you'll spend the day at the stunning Floors Castle.

Roxburgh, United Kingdom

Start your day with a delightful coffee and tea reception at Floors Castle where you'll enjoy the exclusive experience of being served tea and cookies by the Private Butler of the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe, who call Floors Castle their home. Experience a day surrounded by all things royal as Adventurers embark on a privately guided tour of Floors Castle—the largest inhabited country house in Scotland—and its stunning gardens. View the Duke and Duchess' amazing art collection as you walk through the grand rooms and hallways that fill the castle. Then, walk the spectacular Walled Garden, site of the formal Millennium Garden and visit Queens' House, a charming summerhouse named after Queen Victoria, who stayed there in 1867. Junior Adventurers can enjoy the outdoor area with their Adventure Guides.

Join your fellow Adventurers at the Castle's Courtyard Café for a private lunch and an exclusive shortbread-making lesson taught by the Private Chef of the Duke and Duchess, where you can try your hand at creating one of these buttery treats! Then take part in the centuries-old sport of falconry that is truly an art form. Expert falconers will show you the finesse, subtlety and skill that is required, as well as give insight into these graceful and elegant birds of prey.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Enjoy an evening of exploration on your own around Scotland's capital, from its medieval Old Town to the elegant Georgian New Town.

Breakfast, Lunch

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

Glenturret Distillery Tour, Blair Castle, Adult Dinner with Whisky-Tasting & Storytelling

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Have a hearty breakfast at the hotel before heading out on your journey to Inverness and The Highlands. Relax and enjoy the motor coach ride through the glorious Scottish scenery that surrounds you.

Crieff, United Kingdom

Steep yourself in the rich history of Scotch Whisky on this tour of the Glenturret Distillery, Scotland’s oldest distillery which dates back to 1775. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the Glenturret hand-mashing process for creating one of the premiere Scotch malt whisky produced today. Afterwards enjoy an authentic taste of Scotland created with the very best local produce. The exceptional food and relaxed atmosphere makes this a dining experience to be savoured. For interested adults, an optional Glenturret Whisky Tasting will be included.

Blair Atholl, United Kingdom

Step into 700 years of history as you walk the hallowed halls of the Blair Castle. This Scottish highland castle located at the gateway to Cairngorms National Park and The Highlands. Adventurers have access to over 30 rooms which house centuries of Scottish cultural history in architectural design, period furnishings, family portraits, landscape paintings and a colorful military history.

Inverness, United Kingdom

Arrive at the Kingsmills Hotel in Inverness and relax and unwind as your Adventure Guides check you into your comfortable accommodations for the next 4 nights.

Adults enjoy a group meal together in a private setting at the Kingsmills Hotel. The evening continues with a Whisky Tasting from a local Scottish distillery, as well as some delightful entertainment provided by a local Scottish storyteller who will regale the group with tales of Scottish lore and traditions. While the adults enjoy their dinner, Junior Adventurers join the Adventure Guides for a dinner of their own, followed by a private screening of a Disney movie. After the movie, Junior Adventurers will join their parents for family-friendly storytelling.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness

Loch Ness Exhibition Center, Canoe on Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle

Inverness, United Kingdom

Start your day with a delicious breakfast before you head off for adventures ahead.

Loch Ness, United Kingdom

Arrive by motor coach at Loch Ness and spend time on your own exploring the center, with its artful presentation of both facts and lore about the loch. Make up your own mind whether the famous monster, Nessie, really exists! Visit the art gallery or shop for a special souvenir of this legendary lake. Then Take a break from your Nessie-hunt and enjoy a private lunch with your fellow Adventurers at this cozy café.

Canoe across the dark and legendary waters of Loch Ness from the shores of Urquhart Castle – an experience exclusive to Adventures by Disney. Guest also have the option to take a private traditional motor launch boat, where you'll hear the skipper's tales of searching for the elusive creature lurking below.

Urquhart, United Kingdom

Explore the ruins of Urquhart Castle, this once-mighty fortress that commands breathtaking views of Loch Ness. Built upon the remains of an ancient burial cairn, Urquhart Castle was captured numerous times over the centuries by warring forces contending for the throne of Scotland. It's also one of the most frequent locations of Nessie sightings! Perhaps you will be the one to snap the next famous picture…

Inverness, United Kingdom

Set off for dinner on your own in the town of Inverness. Scottish traditional cuisine and much more is on the menu at various local restaurants. Don’t hesitate to ask your Adventure Guides for dining recommendations.

Breakfast, Lunch

Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness

Culloden Battlefield, Bike Along the Caledonian Canal, Dinner at Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club

Culloden, United Kingdom

After breakfast at the hotel, a local guide will lead you to Culloden, the site of one of the most harrowing battles in British history – the 1745 Jacobite Rising. You'll stand on the windswept moor where the Jacobites made their final stand, admire artifacts from the battle and experience the Battle of Culloden in the visitor center's interactive display.

Inverness, United Kingdom

Enjoy a hearty lunch at the Mustard Seed Restaurant, a well-known spot that is a favorite amongst the locals and located on the banks of the River Ness.

Caledonian Canal, United Kingdom

Following lunch, join your fellow Adventurers for a family-friendly, 4-mile bike ride along the Caledonian Canal. This scenic ride avoids busy roads as you head along the canal towpath to Dochgarroch Loch Gates, where you can relax and watch the boats move up through the gates before they head out to Loch Ness.

Inverness, United Kingdom

Dine with fellow Adventurers in a private dining room at the Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club, the 15th oldest recorded golf club in the world, officially established in 1888. Located on a peninsula, you’ll soak up the history as well as the spectacular views. As an added bonus, Adventures by Disney Guests are invited to take a pre-dinner walk down to Chanonry Point where you may see the resident dolphins who like to show off for visitors.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness

Rothiemurchus Estate, Hairy “Coo” Safari and Red Deer Feeding Experience

Aviemore, United Kingdom

Embark on a journey to Rothiemurchus Estate—a magnificent, privately owned 25,000 acre Highland estate situated at the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and one of the greatest tracts of natural forest in Britain. This ancient, wild woodland forest is home to an extraordinary variety of wildlife and is the site of pretty Loch an Eilein, with its 13th-century castle sitting on the lake's little island. The glorious scenery will steal your heart if the mop-headed Highland cattle don't steal it first!

Join an expert on the estate grounds for a private lesson in archery. Don't have a bow and arrow handy? No problem! All equipment is provided. Then partake in a wee bit o’ friendly competition for all ages as you celebrate Scottish culture with traditional Highland games that may include the caber toss, shot put or tug-o-war. Take a lunch break with your fellow Adventurers featuring locally sourced Scottish foods served in the vintage marquee on the Inverdruie House lawn.

Take a step back in time as you and your fellow Adventurers enjoy learning about the culture, history and natural environment of the Rothiemurchus Forest. You’ll hear entertaining stories about the area from a local ranger, as well as get a great view of the dramatic and mysterious Highland 13th-century castle and see exceptional wildlife. Junior Adventurers can partake in a scavenger hunt along the trail.

Delight in a motor coach tour around the property, designed for both Adult and Junior Adventurers and led by two senior Rothiemurchus Rangers. Stop and feed the traditional Highland cattle, also known as “hairy coo,” with their huge horns and hairy coats. And discover the extraordinary Scottish red deer—feed these delightful animals while enjoying some magical views up the River Spey to Badenoch and across the glen to the Monadhliath Mountains.

Inverness, United Kingdom

Bid Soraidh to the Highlands with this evening with a farewell dinner at the Kingsmills Hotel, including Highland dancers and the classic "Address to a Haggis"—a famous poem performed by a local bagpiper.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness

Transfer to Inverness Airport

Inverness, United Kingdom

Say guid cheerio the nou to all your fellow Adventurers at this last breakfast in Inverness! Relax and enjoy your final moments in Scotland as we handle your luggage and arrange for transportation to the Inverness airport.

Departure Date
Price
Thu, Jun 06, 2019 – Wait-list
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Sat, Jun 15, 2019 – Wait-list
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Thu, Jun 27, 2019
$6,549.00
Sat, Jul 06, 2019
$6,999.00
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
$6,549.00
Sat, Jul 27, 2019
$5,949.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 120 days or more before departure: The per person deposit is forfeited.
  • 119-90 days before departure: 50% of vacation package price per Guest
  • 89-46 days before departure: 75% of vacation package price per Guest
  • 45 days or less: 100% of vacation package price per Guest
  • Any changes or cancellations to airline reservations made through Adventures by Disney either before or after departure are non-refundable.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A deposit is required to confirm a reservation, unless the reservation is made on or after the final payment date (as defined below) for the vacation package, in which case full payment is required. The deposit amount will be equal to ten percent (10%) of the vacation package price per Guest (the “Deposit”), not including any optional add-ons. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted all Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 120 days prior to departure. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date.
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