Braveheart Culinary & Cultural Tour of Scotland (Vacation 7 nights)

From £1750 To enquire further, Call or Email: [email protected]

A perfect 7 night guided itinerary combining culinary and cultural experiences. Hands-on cookery classes with top chefs, exclusive visits to speciality food producers and whisky distillerys. Scotland. One magical bite at a time.

Contact: [email protected]

+44 (0)7974 212529

Out of stock

Category:

Trip Highlights

A perfect 7 night guided itinerary combining culinary and cultural experiences. Hands-on cookery classes with top chefs, exclusive visits to speciality food producers and whisky distillers.

There’s time in the highlands and in the lowlands. There’s time to relax in luxury with overnight stays that include a Scottish Castle or the 5 star Gleneagles Hotel, as well as the chance to truly immerse yourself in Scotland and its traditions with visits to must see historic attractions.

If you wish to add a supplementary 2 or 3 night stay on the Isle of Skye, the 4th best island in the World as voted by the National Geographic magazine, to complement your 7 night gourmet and cultural vacation have a look at our 9 or 10 night itinerary. (Both are available for private parties of 2 – 14 persons).

Trip location

DAY 1  WELCOME TO SCOTLAND
• meet on your arrival in Glasgow (transfers from Edinburgh/other locations can be arranged on request)
• Dinner: A relaxed evening enjoying some traditional Scottish fayre with a modern twist
overnight 4 or 5 star accommodation in Glasgow (Night 1 of 3) 

DAY 2  YES CHEF!
• traditional Scottish breakfast
• an entertaining and relaxed hands-on cooking class with a professional chef (lunch included). Theme: Scotland on a Plate
• Gourmet Dinner in one of Glasgow’s top restaurants overnight 4 or 5 star accommodation in Glasgow (Night 2 of 3)

DAY 3  STIRLING AND WHISKY GALORE!
• traditional Scottish Breakfast
• visit choice: the National William Wallace ‘Braveheart’ Monument / Stirling Castle / Battle of Bannockburn Heritage Centre
• visit and tasting at the Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Whisky Distillery
• join the Master Blender to learn the art of whisky blending and create your own whisky to take home
• log your creation into the distillery records
• evening at leisure
overnight 4 or 5 star accommodation in Glasgow (Night 3 of 3)

DAY 4  THE LOCHS AND HIGHLANDS
• traditional Scottish Breakfast
• enjoy one of Scotland’s most breathtakingly beautiful journeys, passing Loch Lomond and through Glencoe (with a morning coffee stop en-route)
• onwards drive towards Fort William, famed for its fresh seafood
• ‘Pearls of the Sea’ lunch tasting menu
• visit to Loch Ness, Scotland’s best known loch and home of the ‘Loch Ness Monster’
• visit to Urquhart Castle
• Dinner and overnight 4 or 5 star  accommodation in Inverness (*or 2 nights on the Isle of Skye on your 9 night tour)

DAY 5 / 7*  TO THE HEART OF SCOTLAND
• traditional Scottish Breakfast
• OPTION 1  (April – October only)  visit to an award winning Scottish artisan cheese producer • visit to a highland/speyside whisky distillery • visit to Balmoral Castle – one of the Queen’s private residences (April to July) or Glamis Castle – the most beautiful castle in Scotland (August – October)
• OPTION 2 (Available all year round) visit to the ‘Highland Chocolatier’ (chocolate tasting experience) the luxury House of Bruar clothing and food emporium for lunch/ shopping experience • Visit to Scotland’s oldest whisky distillery  overnight stay with gourmet dinner in a Scottish castle hotel in the lower highlands (4 star) or the Gleneagles Hotel (5 star)

DAY 6 / 8*  THE ‘PLAYGROUND OF THE GODS’ TO EDINBURGH
• traditional Scottish Breakfast
• visits and tastings at a speciality smoked salmon smokehouse and a craft ale brewery
• lunch in the Clubhouse at the 5 star Gleneagles Hotel
• journey to Edinburgh
• ‘The Taste of Scotland’, the most famous Scottish dinner folk/cabaret show in the world with highland dancers, bagpipers and ceilidh music (available April to September only. Replaced with Scotch Whisky Experience and Dinner during October to March)
overnight 4 or 5 star accommodation in Edinburgh (Night 1 of 2)

DAY 7 / 9* COOKING IN THE CAPITAL, EDINBURGH
• traditional Scottish Breakfast
• ½ day cooking class in an award winning cook school
• an afternoon at leisure. (Allow us to make some recommendations and reservations if wished:  Edinburgh Castle tour
• coffee at the very café author JK Rowling penned her famous Harry Potter books
• take the Scotch Whisky Experience and view the world’s largest Whisky collection
• visit the National Museum of Scotland
• Edinburgh Walking Food & Drink Tour
• visit the Royal Yacht Britannia)
• dinner at one of the city’s Michelin star restaurants
overnight 4 or 5 star accommodation in Edinburgh (Night 2 of 2)

DAY 8 / 10*  ‘FAREWELL’
•  farewell Scottish breakfast
• transportation to airport/train station/your next accommodation location (Edinburgh).

This tour is available on the following dates :

Available for private/exclusive groups of 2 – 14 persons.  Available all year round, for private departure (subject to availability).

This tour includes

  • Luxury transportation with driver and food/drink expert guide
  • 7 nights luxury 4 star hotels (with 5 star upgrade option available)
  • 7 Scottish breakfasts
  • 4 Lunches
  • 5 Dinners
  • 2 hands-on cooking experiences with highly respected chefs
  • 6 visits to award winning food/craft ale/whisky producers for a behind the scenes insight and tasting (dependent on Day 5/7 selection)
  • 1 Master Whisky Blending Experience
  • All entrance fees associated with planned itinerary: William Wallace Monument/ Stirling Castle/Battle of Bannockburn Heritage Centre / Urquhart Castle / Balmoral Glamis Castle / Highland Chocolatier (dependent on Day 5/7 selection)
  • Meet and Greet Service on Arrival and Return Transfers to airport/train station.

Information on booking this tour

Price: Dependent on numbers. For a price simply contact us quoting the tour name, the date you’d like to depart, number of people and whether you wish 4* or 5* accommodation.

Airfare or personal expenses, including personal travel insurance, and drinks except any listed on the itinerary are not included.

If you have a larger group, simply get in touch for options.

…cooking maestros, wish more time creating culinary masterpieces with our chefs?  We can make that happen.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Braveheart Culinary & Cultural Tour of Scotland (Vacation 7 nights)”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *