THE ARTS SOCIETY CHIPSTEAD
Click here to view previous visits

DateVisit
08 October 2018Holiday to Glasgow and Edinburgh

Click on a row and scroll to display more details about the Visit

Holiday to Glasgow and Edinburgh
Monday 08 October 2018

This will be a 5 day trip from 8th to 12th October.  We shall be staying at the Apex Hotel in Glasgow with bed and breakfast for 4 nights and 2 included dinners at the hotel. 

The holiday starts on Monday 8th October with a flight from Gatwick to Glasgow departing 8.55 am.

The itinary of  the holiday includes: a visit to Culzean Castle (N.T. Scotland neoclassical mansion from the 18th century); a walking tour of Glasgow focussing on the works of famous architect Rennie Mackintosh (1868 to 1928); the Palladian mansion Dumfries House (constructed mid 1700s by the Adams Brothers); Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries (built more than 300 years ago by William Douglas - 1st Duke of Queensberry); an orientation walking tour of Edinburgh with a Blue Badge guide looking at the buildings in the Royal Mile - culminating in a visit to Holyrood House - residence of the Queen, followed by a visit to the Royal Yacht Britannia. On the final day, after checking out of the hotel, there will be a visit to the 15C/16C Stirling Castle followed by lunch (included) at Luss, a little village on Loch Lomond.  The last place to be visited before taking the 6.00 pm flight from Glasgow to Gatwick will be Mackintosh's domestic masterpiece Hill House (N.T. Scotland).  Arrival at Gatwick - 7.30pm. 

Tickets will be on sale in February at a price of £630 per person for 2 people sharing - EXCLUSIVE OF FLIGHTS.  The single supplement  is £144. 

The full itinerary and booking forms will be available from Alan Lansdown which should then be filled in and sent direct to Heritage Group Tours ​with a deposit of £300 per person to reach the company no later than​ 9th March.  This will enable the company to obtain the best possible price for the Easyjet flights. 

For answers to any queries please telephone Alan Lansdown at 01737 350229