4 days 3 nights DB&B at the Winnock Hotel in Drymen
A Turkey and Tinsel Coach Holiday
At the Winnock Hotel Loch Lomond
A glass of wine at dinner is included along with house brand drinks from the bar between 1930 and 2230 with 3 packed lunches and afternoon tea on one of the days.
We will depart Cheadle at 0930 and travel via motorways stopping in Moffatt for our lunch stop. We hope to arrive in Drymen at 3 star Winnock Hotel at approximately 1630 in time to settle in at the Winnock and enjoy a drinks reception and 3 course meal followed by "Story telling from the Jacobite period and history"D
Today is "Christmas Eve"
We will enjoy an excursion taking in the famous Trossachs. We will stop in Aberfoyle and Callander before reurning back to the hotel for afternoon tea and a three course evening meal followed by an evening of song and dance.
We begin our scenic drive around the west side of captivating Loch Lomond, renowned for its beauty and tranquillity with many
picture postcard views and will stop in Luss on Loch Lomond. We continue our journey, making a stop in the town of Inveraray. The pace of life here remains wonderfully peaceful, matching the glorious views of the mountains over the tranquil waters of Loch
Fyne. You will have free time here, so why not visit Inveraray Castle or Inveraray Jail? and then loop back to follow the length of Loch Lomond (weather permitting). We will see Loch Long, Loch fyne, Loch Awe and the length of Loch Lomond. We will then travel through Glen Croe,Glen Kinglas, Glen Arary, Glen Lochy and Glen Falloch before returning to experience a traditional Christmas dinner with a visit from Father Christmas and a fun musical festive quiz
Today we say farewell to bonny Scotland and head home arriving early evening
Soak up the atmosphere of this 18th century Inn near Loch Lomond, sitting beside the roaring log fire whilst relaxing after our day's exploration of the surrounding beautiful Trossachs countryside.After a full day's excitement, return to your tasteful bedroom, to prepare for a night to remember; good food, fine wine and friendly service.
The Winnock Hotel has been owned by the Warnes family since 1987 and now under the careful direction of David Warnes, the hotel goes from strength to strength.
The oldest part of the building dates back to the late 1700's but it has been said that there have been buildings on the site of the hotel dating back much further.
Originally thatched cottages and lived in by four local families, the building once incorporated a "Milk Bar" or "Alehouse".
The Capercaillie Room in the Hotel was an addition in the 1940s and played host to many a dance with the Canadian Soldiers posted locally. Some guests still write to us, to this day, telling of their fond memories of dancing there.
The second extension onto the cottages was in the 1970s where bedrooms were added onto the original building extending the property and securing it's Hotel status.
In 2006 an additional 24 bedrooms were added along with the Conservatory and Decking area of the hotel.
All 73 bedrooms are non-smoking and have been designed with your comfort in mind and benefit from:
Colour Television with Satellite TV
Tea & Coffee making facilities
En-suite toilet with bath and/or shower
Direct dial telephone
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Adswood|| Old Greyhound, first bus stop on Councillor Lane |
|Alderley Edge|| Bus stop outside Natwest Bank, jnc London Rd and |
Macclesfield Road. Alderley Edge
|Altrincham|| Bus stop o/s Barrington Pub on Stamford New Road |
|Bramhall|| first bus stop on Moss Lane |
|Bredbury|| outside library on George Lane |
|Brinnington|| lay by opp the oldFarmers Arms Pub, Brinnington Rd |
|Brooklands|| outside Asda Garage, Marsland Road |
|Burnage Fog Lane|| bus stop on Fog Lane jnc with Kingsway |
|Burnage Vic Pub|| outside Victoria Pub, Mauldeth Road, |
junction with Burnage Lane, Burnage
|Cheadle Bullocks|| Bullocks Garage, Stockport Road |
|Cheadle Heath|| bus stop opp Farmers Arms pub, Edgeley Road |
|Cheadle Hulme Church Inn|| bus stop by Church Inn on Ravenoak Road |
|Cheadle Hulme Hilma|| outside Adeona Travel, 16 Station Road |
|Cheadle Hulme Smithy|| bus stop on Gill Bents Road opp shops |
|Cheadle Malt Shovels|| bus stop on Councillor Lane opp new Spar |
Malt Shovels Pub, Cheadle
|Chorlton Village|| bus stop on Wilbraham Road by jnc with Oswald Road |
outside Croma Bar, Chorlton
|Davenport|| first bus stop on Mile End Lane (A6 end) |
|Didsbury|| bus stop outside Cafe Nero, Wilmslow Road |
|Edgeley|| corner of Dale Street and Edgeley Road near |
|Flixton|| opp Red Lion pub, Woodsend Road, bus stop |
outside Kongs Chip Shop, Flixton
|Gatley|| bus stop opp Gatley Green Tesco |
|Handforth Paddock|| bus stop Paddock Precinct |
|Handforth Southgate|| bus stop opp Southgate Centre on A34 |
|Hazel Grove Five Ways|| bus stop opp Summer Palace just by petrol station |
on Macclesfield Road, Hazel Grove
|Hazel Grove Torkington|| bus stop outside Torkington Centre, |
Torkington Road,Hazel Grove
|Heald Green Library|| bus stop/layby outside library. |
|Heald Green Social Club|| bus stop outside social club, Finney Lane |
|Heaton Chapel|| outside Ribbons & Bows, 15 School Lane |
|Heaton Moor|| bus stop on Thornfield Road outside hairdressers, |
opp side of road to old Natwest Bank.Heaton Moor
|Marple|| Regent Cinema, Stockport Road |
|Northenden|| opp Methodist Church, Palatine Road |
|Offerton|| bus stop near Fingerpost Pub on Dialstone Road |
|Parrswood|| bus stop underneath railway bridge, Wilmslow Road |
|Poynton|| corner of Chester Road/Nursery Drive outside |
McIlvride Medical Centre
|Reddish|| bus lay by outside Houldsworth Pub, |
|Romiley|| outside Romiley Arms, opp Railway Stn, |
|Sale Circle|| bus stop Sale circle shops opp Carloon Road |
/ Sale Road,Sale Circle
|Sale Moor|| bus lay by Marsland Road by IMO car wash |
|South Reddish|| bus stop opp Carousel Pub, Reddish Road |
|Stockport|| Bus Station, Stand A |
Stockport, ***OBSERVE 5 MPH Speed Limit***
|Stretford Arndale|| Arndale Centre, bus stop on Kingsway |
|Stretford Barton Road|| bus stop outside Petals & Pretty Things shop, |
|Timperley|| Thorley Lane car park |
|Urmston Davyhulme|| bus stop on Davyhulme Circle |
|Urmston Flixton Road|| Bus stop opp Urmston railway station, Flixton Road |
|Wilmslow Blue Bell|| bus stop on Manchester Road opp |
|Wilmslow Chapel Lane|| jnc of Chapel Lane / Buckingham Road. |
|Wilmslow Green Lane|| bus stop on Green Lane opp flats |
|Wilmslow Styal Road|| jnc of Styal Road / Manchester Road. |
|Woodley|| St Marks Church, Redhouse Lane |
|Wythenshawe Forum|| Bus layby in front of Forum Centre, Wythenshawe |
Not Bus Station
|Wythenshawe Portway News|| Outside Portway News, Opposite Cornishman Pub |
|Departure Date||Pick-up Time||Set-down Time|