YPS Tour: Gardens and Abbeys of Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders
- 24 Jun 2018
- Start time
- 8:00 AM
- Macdonald Cardrona Hotel
This study tour will be based at the 4* Macdonald Cardrona Hotel near Peebles for four days, three nights bed and breakfast, two lunches, two dinners and one evening reception, with all entry fees and tips included.
Visits will be made to Edinburgh Botanic Gardens,including a 90 minute tour with a guide, Floors Castle and gardens, Abbotsford House and gardens, Mellerstein House and Gardens, Dawyck Botanic Gardens and Dryburgh, Kelso and Melrose Abbeys.
We are including a private reception and tour at Traquair House, hosted by Lady Catherine Maxwell Scott, the Laird, and a Journey on the new Borders Railway from Edinburgh.
The Macdonald Cardrona Hotel is situated in beautiful borders countryside, this 4* hotel, with Spa and Golf Course, offers luxurious contemporary accommodation set in timeless natural surroundings. Bedrooms are all double ensuite with separate bathtub and shower, Freeview Digital TV, free wi-fi, iron and ironing board, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.
More details and booking forms, including insurance forms, are available from The Lodge and at the reception desk at lectures or can be posted to you. (All participants must complete an insurance form even when self-insuring.)
Costs £520 per person sharing, double room for single occupancy is £40 per night supplement.
Optional insurance £12pp (non-refundable) Deposit £50 per person (non refundable as the tour is viable.) The Tour is now viable and subject to Hotel availability there are places still available.