This midweek break to this ‘wee’ city and its surrounding area stretches across Scotland from east to west. The landscapes of Loch Lomond, The Trossachs and Forth Valley are wonderfully diverse. With stunning countryside, mountains and glens, spectacular scenery is sure to keep you relaxed and satisfied.
KING ROBERT HOTEL, STIRLING
The King Robert Hotel, Stirling is a family run hotel with a friendly welcome and excellent value for money.
We depart Pembrokeshire, and head north towards our hotel in Stirling the King Robert, with comfort stops en route. Stirling is said to be like a huge brooch that clasps the Highlands and the Lowlands together.
This morning we head for Port Edgar Marina, South Queensferry. Here we will embark a fabulous cruise which will take us to enjoy the views of the Three Bridges, Blackness Castle (as
featured in Outlander and Outlaw King), Limekilns village, with an opportunity to see a variety of marine wildlife including seals. We continue our day with a visit to the Royal Britannia yacht, where we will step aboard this famous ship and follow in the footsteps of Royalty!
It is time to head on the scenic roads towards the Trossachs – an unique word, for a unique place. It refers to the romantic area of sparkling lochs, crumpled hills, and sleepy forests.
On route stopping off in a few places with breath taking views. To complete our day, it is a must to head to the heart of the National Park to take a cruise along the waters of Loch Lomond.
Today we are in for a fantastic day out, with a difference! We will visit the only rotating boat lift of its kind in the world the Falkirk Wheel, which connects boats
to the Union Canal. We then head back to our base town of Stirling to take in the magnificent views from the castle, friendly pubs, cosy cafés or just wander around the streets within the Old Town and the Victorian Arcade.
After a leisurely breakfast. Sadly, it’s time to farewell with the mountains of Scotland and head for home, with comfort stops en route.