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Welcome to Best of Scotland Holidays


Best of Scotland Holidays is one of Britain's longest established independent tour operators. Started in 1983 by the Dewar family, we now have over 33 years' expertise in planning leisure and golfing packages in Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales. We pride ourselves on our local knowledge, and on our ability to provide personal attention to all our clients.

Within this site you will find some suggested itineraries for programmes in Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales. However as we custom-build the majority of programmes to client specifications, we will be delighted to devise a programme to suit your exact requirements and budget, and if you require our expertise to guide you along the way, we are more than happy to help.

Please send your enquiry on the package you are interested in and then click the 'Request a quote' button and give us an outline of what you would like to do and we will send you a no obligation quotation.

We look forward to the opportunity of organising your holiday of a lifetime.


The Best of Scotland Holidays Team


Featured Holidays

Blarney Castle

All Ireland Rail Tour

Price £819 per person sharing Travel South, Southwest and North by Train Welcome to our all Ireland rail tour - offering two nights in Killarney, two nights in Galway and two nights in Dublin. This tour covers a large part of the Wild Atlantic...


Gaada Stack Foula Shetland

Shetland Wildlife Trail

Shetland is one of Europe's key wilderness areas and both geography and climate combine to make it a mecca for wildlife-watchers. Inevitably, the islands are a haven for many species of birdlife, particularly seabirds which roost in their tens of...


Chatsworth House Derbyshire

Film and TV Tour of England

Lights, camera, action! Ever wondered where your favourite film is shot? TV and film locations are big business and we’ve uncovered some inspirational places to visit where famous movies and TV shows were filmed that will add interest to any tour...


Cliffs of Moher

Best of Ireland

Come and enjoy yourself in this 8 Day tour of Ireland’s scenic wonders with a variety of historical and cultural interests. Best of Scotland Holidays have put together below a sample of what we suggest you visit on our Best of Ireland Tour. Let...


Portsmouth

15 Day Highlights of Britain

From £1409pp 10 Day Great British Cities Superior First Class Hotels - 9 Nts/ 13 Meals Highlights: Scottish Evening Tower of London & Crown Jewels Leeds Castle Canterbury Cathedral House of Holyrood Palace Stirling Castle For further...


Golf in Ayrshire

St.Andrews & The West Coast

St.Andrews is renowned, the world over, as the birthplace of golf, which has been played here for over 400 years. Few can fail to be awed by the sense of history, as they view the hallowed links of the Old Course, host of The Open every five...


Antrim Glen

Causeway Coastal Route

The Northern coastal fringe of Ireland offers some great opportunities for touring holidays. The north channel links the Irish Sea with the Atlantic Ocean, framing some dramatic scenic drives with roads that hug the water’s edge, often separated...


Aberglasney House Wales

Wales in a Week

Wales is a place that becomes an obsession, beckoning back its visitors year after year with its friendly locals, fine food, remarkable landscapes, white-knuckle adventures and admirably green credentials. These are the marks of a country looking...


Cardhu Distillery

Speyside's Malt Whisky Trail

Scotland's Speyside Malt Whisky Trail is the only trail of its kind in the world. Set in the heart of stunning Speyside, this trail takes in seven world-famous working distilleries, one historic distillery and the fascinating Speyside...


Aberdour Golf Club

Great Value Golf Breaks in Fife 2016

From £333 per person sharing - midweek (supp. for weekends) Fife boasts over 45 famous, historic and challenging golf courses. A wide range of beautiful parkland, inland and links courses await your arrival in The Home of Golf. In addition to the...


Kirkwall Orkney

Orkney and Shetland Island Hopping

So, what awaits you in Orkney and Shetland? For starters, each has a distinctive culture, natural wonders and a number of fascinating geological sites. Lying off Scotland's north coast, surrounded by crystal-clear waters, these two archipelagos are...


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The Emerald Isle Express

Departure Sunday 25th September 2016
Price - 8 Days/7 Nights
£3,999pps
Approx. US$5850pps

Our package Includes the following:
Personal meet & greet at Dublin Airport; Transfers to & from Airport to your 5* Dublin Hotel; Welcome reception at the Merrion Hotel; Exclusive Dublin City Tour; Your own Private Heritage Train throughout Ireland; All meals included; Morning coffee & afternoon tea each day; All drinks on the train; Side tours to Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle, Cobh Heritage, Ring Of Kerry, Cliffs of Moher, Galway Bay & Kylemore Abbey; Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle, Co. Clare; Renowned Railtours Ireland Host throughout; All your luggage taken care of from start to finish.

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10 Day Taste of Scotland & Ireland

From £1039pp

10 Day Taste Of Scotland & Ireland
Superior First Class Hotels - 9 Nts/17 Meals

Highlights include:
Scottish Evening in Edinburgh; Dublin Canal Cruise Dinner; Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet; Cruise Loch Ness; Cliffs of Moher; Killarney’s Jaunting Car; Farmhouse Tea & Scones; VAT @ 20%

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Scotch Whisky Tasting Tour of Scotland

From £1149 per person

Best of Scotland Holidays are offering a Whisky Tasting Tour of Scotland or as we call it, here in Scotland - A Whisky Trail.

Included in this package
9 nights hotel accommodation sharing a room on a Bed & Breakfast basis; Hire of a self-drive rental car/Chauffeur driven car; Entry into distilleries plus tastings; VAT at 20%

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