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Upon arrival you will be met by your private chauffeur and transferred to your hotel. Set out on an orientation tour of the largest city in Scotland. Enjoy views of the People’s Palace and Winter Gardens, the regal George Square and River Clyde, which for over 200 years was the centre of shipbuildingSpend your evening at leisure, stretch your legs on the Gleddoch Championship Golf course or warm up for your trip on the state of the art driving range. 

Sample Hotel

Gleddoch Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Glasgow City Orientation Tour, Private Pub Tour

After enjoying breakfast, drive to the nearby coastal town of Prestwick. Founded in 1851 - Prestwick is the birthplace of The Open Championship and remains one of the best golfing experiences in the world. A classic links course carved out of the dunes, Prestwick went through a major redevelopment in 1999, cementing the course as one for all serious golfers to tick off their list. Enjoy a visit to the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Explore the museum which houses more than 5,000 Burns artifacts including his handwritten manuscripts.

As on all days of the trip, non-golfers, are taken care off from pre-booked unique local experiences to memorable iconic sights, your private chauffeur is there to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Sample Hotel

Marine Troon Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Prestwick, Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Begin your journey towards the Highlands. Travel through Glencoe aka “Glen of the Weeping” – the site of the infamous massacre of the Macdonald Clan in 1692 and one of the most magnificent natural regions in Scotland. Stop at the Commando Memorial near Fort William for breath-taking views of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis and continue along the banks of Loch Ness stopping to visit Urquhart Castle. Next up, enjoy an afternoon cruise on the famous Loch Ness (keeping your eyes peeled for Nessie, of course!). Later arrive in Inverness, the capital of the majestic Highlands.

Sample Hotel

Kingsmills Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Glencoe, Commando Memorial, Ben Nevis, Urquhart Castle, Loch Ness, Inverness

Take to the green for a round of golf at the stunning Castle Stuart Championship course. The spectacular setting overlooking the Moray Firth presents a memorable seascape punctuated with local landmarks such as the Kessock Bridge, Chanonry Lighthouse, Fort George and Ben Nevis. Enjoy a day of Highland sightseeing at its best. Head out for a day of sightseeing that will take you back into Scotland’s rich and sometimes turbulent past. Then on to visit the battlefields of Culloden.

Sample Hotel

Kingsmills Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Castle Stuart Championship Course, Moray Firth, Kessock Bridge, Chanonry Lighthouse, Fort George, Ben Nevis, Battlefields of Culloden

Today travel through Cairngorms National park stopping at the Glenlivet Distillery for a tour and of course a “wee dram.” Next continue through the stunning countryside before arriving at your next stop Glamis Castle. Glamis castle is famed as being the childhood home of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, birthplace of HRH Princess Margaret and the setting for Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'. This evening arrive in St Andrews known around the World as being the “Home of Golf “. The ruins of the Castle dating from 1200 are still evident today. The University was established in 1410 and is the oldest university in Scotland.

Sample Hotel

Rusacks Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Cairngorms National Park , Glenlivet Distilllery , Glamis Castle , St Andrews

Golfers enjoy a round of golf on the Castle Course at St Andrews Links. The Castle Course opened in 2008 becoming the seventh course in the town and part of the largest public golfing complex in Europe. Set on a rugged cliff-top with spectacular views over St Andrews, The Castle Course offers a memorable golfing experience.

After your golf finishes you will enjoy a food walking tour. This sees you take in five venues for food tastings with three of the stops also having drink tastings. This MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience allows you to support sustainable food experiences and responsible consumption. By the end of the tour, you will have enjoyed locally sourced food and drink and have a particularly good understanding of what makes so many people visit St Andrews.

Sample Hotel

Rusacks Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast, Food Tour

Highlights

St Andrews Castle Course, St Andrews Food Tour

During a comprehensive tour of Scotland’s capital, visit Edinburgh Castle perched high above the city, see the Royal Mile and admire the Georgian architecture in the New Town. Finally visit Holyrood Palace, home of Mary Queen of Scots and residence of Her Majesty the Queen when she is in Edinburgh. Later embrace your inner Scot with a traditional evening of song, dance and Scottish fare.

Sample Hotel

The Scotsman Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast, Dinner

Highlights

Edinburgh Castle , Royal Mile , New Town, Holyrood Palace, Scottish Night

Today will see you enjoy a round of golf at Gullane Golf Club. This is one of Scotland's most prestigious member clubs, mixing the finest tradition with some of the most admired natural links land in the world. Gullane is blessed with superb turf and a climate that allows all year-round golf. Their championship courses offer dramatic coastal views and a golfing challenge to savor. Laid out over prime seaside land, the three golf courses are simply known by number reflecting their age.

Sample Hotel

The Scotsman Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Golf at Gullane Golf Club

Meals

Full Breakfast

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What's Included?

Dedicated, private chauffeur, serving as your local expert through the duration of your trip

Luxury private vehicle for your group of any size

Your selection of hand-selected accommodations of castles, manors and hotels

Your selection of courses: 

Prestwick Golf Club
Castle Stuart Golf Links
St Andrews – Castle Course
St Andrews – New Course
Muirfield
Carnoustie Golf Links
Kingsbarns Golf Links
Gleneagles
Turnberry Golf Club

Pre-organized sightseeing tailored to perfection for both golfers and non-golfers. Plan your days with your chauffeur at your own pace.

Customize your itinerary for anything you want to experience - just ask the experts!

Full breakfast included daily

*Trip USD Pricing for this itinerary is low $8708, mid $10069 and high $10722 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 02 January, Mid - 08 October, High - 02 July. Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates. CST#2084503-20

^Trip CAD Pricing for this itinerary is low $10975, mid $12691 and high $13517 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 02 January, Mid - 08 October, High - 02 July. Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates. All prices and itineraries are subject to change until all services have been confirmed and paid in full. For up to date pricing contact your Brendan Vacations Celtic Expert. BN#776064719 | TICO # R50025597 and W50025598