Peebles, Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders Railway’
4 Days £289 per person
MONDAY 13TH MARCH 2017
Nestled within an area of outstanding beauty the town of Peebles sits straddling the majestic River Tweed. A Royal Burgh since 1152 Peebles has for many years been a market town cherished for its picturesque and unspoilt character. Stroll along the timeless High Street, meander in and about the alleyways and medieval closes and enjoy stunning walkways along the River Tweed. A visit to Edinburgh aboard the newly restored Scottish Borders Railway is also included.
PEEBLES HYDRO HOTEL ****
Just a stone’s throw from the River Tweed in the heart of the Scottish Borders with fantastic views over the river. The restaurant enjoys one of the most beautiful settings in the Scottish Borders and the lounge features its very own Gin Palace Bar and Sunroom. The hotel also has an indoor swimming pool, gym and spa and the bedrooms are en suite with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.
MONDAY This morning we travel to Jedburgh for lunch and free time before continuing our journey to Peebles for check in at the Peebles Hydro Hotel.
TUESDAY We spend the morning in Peebles, a market town that straddles the River Tweed. This afternoon we have an included a visit to Rosslyn Chapel which attracts visitors from far and wide, drawn by its unique and mysterious carvings and the beauty of its setting. A new state-of-the-art visitor centre tells the Chapel’s story from its 15th century origins through the Reformation to the Da Vinci Code.
WEDNESDAY Today we head to Tweedbank and join the Scottish Borders Railway. In 2015 passenger services ran on part of the Waverley Line that linked Edinburgh and Carlisle for the first time since 1969. We will travel to Edinburgh on the restored track through fabulous countryside and newly built stations. On arrival there will be time for sightseeing or shopping before the return train journey to Tweedbank.
THURSDAY After a leisurely breakfast we have a morning visit to Melrose before continuing our journey home.
3 nights dinner, bed and breakfast at Peebles Hydro Hotel.
Excursions as listed including return journey on Scottish Borders Railway.
Return executive coach travel.
This tour is operated by one member of staff with frequent comfort breaks.
Door to door collection service from selected areas
Travel Insurance £31.00 per person
Single Room Supplement £75.00 (or £105 for double/twin room for sole use – limited availability)