These small-group historical themed visits to central and eastern Scotland are led by an academic guide
For our longer trips, we combine fascinating day visits with outstanding accommodation and culinary experiences
Designed to be informative and enjoyable, they incorporate cutting-edge research in the field of Scottish History, combined with a relaxed atmosphere. Plenty of time is allowed to explore each site with the guide and independently, and travel is kept to a minimum
The itinerary includes less well-known and off the beaten track sites, handpicked for their historical relevance, as well as better known spectacular locations such as Stirling Castle
Stirling location provides excellent access to Edinburgh and Glasgow airports and other travel hubs, as well an ideal base for exploring central Scotland
Luxury Transport in a Mercedes Sprinter Coach
Accommodation and food
3* accommodation at the Stirling Court Hotel on the University of Stirling campus
All meals + three food and drink experiences, including whisky, gin and beer tasting sessions with accompanying speciality menus
All entry fees to sites
Special access to sites
No hidden charges or gratuities
6-night experience from £610pp
This six night historic break will retrace the steps of St Margaret, William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and the Stewart Kings. The course will be complemented by outstanding gourmet food and drink experiences.
This six night historic break retraces the steps of Scotland’s Renaissance monarchs including James IV, Mary, Queen of Scots and James VI, and explores the kingdom ruled over by the Stewart Dynasty from 1371 to the Union of the Crowns in 1603. The course also includes outstanding gourmet food and drink experiences.
Discover some of Scotland’s unique castles on this one day experience – including 14th Century Doune Castle, known to film and TV fans as a backdrop in Outlander, Game of Thrones and Monty Python and the Holy Grail.