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Kitchen Coos & Ewes

Coos & Castles Our incredible tour of the majestic lowlands and lochs of the southwest takes in mulls, beautiful gardens, castles and forests as we discover the stunning landscapes of the area, as well as ‘Brig ‘o Doon’ at the Robert Burns museum and a cream tea at a working farm. PACKAGED ITINERARY Day 1 Arrival We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner. Day 2 Logan Botanic Gardens & Castle Kennedy Gardens We start the day with sightseeing in Portpatrick, a pretty picture-postcard harbour on the Mull of Galloway with superb views over the Solway Firth to Ireland and the Isle of Man. After a short stop, we head to Logan Botanic Gardens , Scotland’s most exotic garden. Due to the location’s almost subtropical climate, we can explore fascinating plant treasures from South/Central America, Southern Africa and Australasia. In the afternoon we visit delightful Castle Kennedy Gardens , one of Scotland’s hidden treasures, and home to a historical collection of Rhododendrons, Championship Trees and rare species. Set in 75 acres around the ruins of Castle Kennedy surrounded by the White and Black Lochs, the lily pond is a remarkable sight! Day 3 Robert Burns Birthplace Museum & Culzean Castle This morning we enjoy a scenic sightseeing drive hugging Loch Ryan’s eastern shore then up the Firth of Clyde coast with views of Ailsa Craig offshore, finally cutting inland to Ayr. While there we visit the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum dedicated to Scotland’s favourite son and his unique writing. In the afternoon we visit magnificent Culzean Castle , former seat of the Kennedy Clan and cared for by the National Trust for Scotland. Gardens, beaches and a stunning cliff top setting are sure to impress even before we set foot inside where we will find a This morning we journey inland to Galloway Forest Park for a short stop at the Red Deer Range – look out for the Red and Roe deer and the birds of prey patrolling the skies. We continue on to Clatteringshaws Visitor Centre, overlooking the loch of the same name, the perfect spot for refreshments and free time for lunch. As we stroll and take in the lovely views, keep an eye out for the waterfowl who live here. In the afternoon we head to Kitchen Coos & Ewes at High Airyolland Farm for a guided experience of Highland Cows (coos) in their natural environment. After our tour of the farm in our passenger trailer, we return for a sheep shearing demonstration and enjoy a cream tea in the farmhouse kitchen before departing home. Day 5 Departure After breakfast, we make our way home. magnificent oval staircase and a fine collection of paintings. Day 4 Galloway Forest Park & Kitchen Coos and Ewes

Logan Botanic Garden

Culzean Castle


North West Castle Hotel Stranraer, Ayrshire Plus

The 19th-century North West Castle Hotel is a fine country house hotel, located across the road from the shores of Loch Ryan, just a 10 minute walk to the centre of Stranraer. Once the home of the Scottish Explorer Sir John Ross, the hotel makes an excellent base for exploring the beautiful local area. All 72 spacious, homely bedrooms are comfortable and equipped with a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The large, incredibly grand dining room offers views across the loch and the relaxing, wood panelled bar has plenty of comfortable seating. There are also three luxurious lounge areas. Leisure facilities include a good sized indoor swimming pool, a sauna, spa bath and gym, as well as its own indoor curling rink, which frequently hosts curling events throughout the year. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

4 Nights Half Board Twin from £387pp No Single Supplement (max 3 incl driver) Based on Sunday arrivals Inclusions • Porterage • Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner • Entrance to Logan Botanic Gardens • Entrance to Castle Kennedy Gardens • Entrance to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum • Entrance to Culzean Castle and Grounds • Big Bus Tour & Cream Tea at Kitchen, Coos & Ewes

Rob says… “The North West Castle is a rare find, positioned on the tip of the southwest it affords fresh touring options for your passengers with splendour, charm and excellent meals.”


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