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Isle of Arran
From: Friday, September 28, 2018
To: Tuesday, October 2, 2018
About the Trip
The Isle of Arran is one of the most southerly Scottish islands and sits in the Firth of Clyde between Ayrshire and Kintyre with a remarkable diversity of landscapes and seascapes. The pretty villages on Arran’s beautiful coastline are complemented by a rugged and mountainous interior in the north and green rolling hills and woodland in the south
En route, we enjoy a meal stop before travelling onwards for our sailing to Arran, (we might even be lucky enough to see some dolphins). Our itinerary includes Arran Foods and Torrylinn Creamery at the south end of the island, pausing at Lagg for refreshments before travelling to Brodick, the main village on the Isle of Arran. Here you have free time to explore, with a wide range of eateries and shops. On another day, we explore The Arran Heritage Museum, Brodick Castle, Gardens and Country Park, to include Arran aromatics and Arran Cheese. We enjoy a leisurely morning with a half day guided tour of the distillery. Our return journey includes a meal stop, before arriving at our drop off points.
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Our Choice of Hotel
Our choice of hotel: The Kinloch
The hotel is run by the Crawford family who have owned it for the last 40 years. The hotel sits on the banks of the Kilbrannan Sound and looks over to Kintyre. Sit in the lounge and watch the seals bask lazily in the sun. The levels of friendliness, service and facilities are excellent. The restaurant offers a splendid choice of menus and quality meals. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, tea/coffee making facilities and direct dial telephone. There is a lift serving the oldest part of the hotel. There are some ground floor bedrooms and these are in the new wing where all bedrooms are on the ground or 1st floor (no lift). There is also a heated indoor swimming pool and squash court. There will be entertainment on most nights.
Included in the cost of your Holiday
All coach travel
Meal stops on outward and return journeys
2 full day excursions
1 half day excursion
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast Porterage
Avaliable Dates and Costs
|Isle of Arran
Friday, September 28, 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions
Where will I get picked up?
We have 18 pickup points from Barnoldswick to Blackburn (see back cover). If you are unsure which is the closest to you, either ring us or see your local booking agent who has a detailed list of the pickup points.
How long are the pick-ups?
Our pick up times are 1hr 50min.
Your pick up points and times have changed this year. Why?
Each year we review our pick up places and times to suit as many people as possible. Again, if you have any suggestions, please complete a feedback form.
Why do you do fewer pick-ups than other companies?
From the feedback we have received, our customers have said they do not like to lose half the day doing pick-ups. Therefore we have restricted ours to less than two hours.
Will I have to pay extra for entrance fees?
The cover price of our trips includes any admission charge except those clearly listed in the brochure. For example, Chester Zoo is not included because we also go to Chester and there is little saving for a group booking.
How can I pay?
You can ring us to book and pay the driver on the day. You can also buy your ticket at one of our many booking agents listed in the brochure.
How long will I get at the destination?
Where we have a single destination, we try to give you at least 4 hours. The driver will announce the departure time when you arrive.
Would I be able to take my walker or scooter?
We can accommodate walkers and scooters but please let us know beforehand. Scooters must be able to fold enough to fit into our lockers. If you have a particularly large scooter, please contact us so that we can check the dimensions.
Do the coaches have toilets on board?
All our coaches are executive standard with a toilet and washroom on board. However, on our longer journeys, we stop en route for a comfort / toilet break.
Can I have a window seat?
Our seats are allocated on a first-come-first served at the time of booking and you will be given a seat number as your guarantee. We advise booking early to get your favourite seat, although we think all our seats are great!
I am considering driving to the pick-up point but am worried about leaving my car.
We do a pick up at our base at Junction 7 Business Park, Accrington. This also provides free secure parking for those who would like to join the coach here.
There is a place I think would make a good day out. How can I suggest this?
Each year the trips we run are based on feedback from existing trips and suggestions from passengers. Each coach carries customer feedback cards. If you have any suggestions or anything you would like to tell us, please fill in the form on the coach or take one home and post it later.
I would like to buy my friend a trip for her birthday but I do not know which trip she would prefer?
Our gift vouchers can be used on any of our trips and holidays (space allowing) and we have vouchers available for any value, for both our day trips and our inclusive holidays.
Do you only operate great days out? I was thinking of a longer trip.
We also operate an inclusive Door-to-Door Holiday Programme within the UK, from 4 to 7 days. Please ask the driver for a brochure or call us and we'll happily send you one in the post.
DEPARTURE POINTS AND TIMES
Depending on the destination and distance, we have two directions of travel and four possible departure times. The code shows final pick-up points and times of either BL for BLackburn for BA for BArnoldswick. The © symbol denotes a circular pick-up and drop-off, so those passengers who boarded first will be dropped off first. Please see the list at the back for the departure times at intermediate points.
Sample Coach Plan
This is the standard layout for the coaches and we will strive to ensure that you
can occupy the seat you have booked. However, we reserve the right to provide
a coach with a 49th seat in the centre of the back row, to use a smaller vehicle
if the numbers do not reach our target, or to cancel a trip owing to poor weather
conditions, circumstances beyond our control, or any other reason.