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Scotland & Highlands trip – 5 tickets left

17 May @ 7:00 am - 21 May @ 12:00 am

£149 – £169

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Journey north of the border for a true taste of Scotland! Discover cities like no other! Step in history and experience a perfect mix of old and new, diverse and vibrant cities. Our first stop on Friday will be in Scotland’s biggest city, Glasgow! A vibrant city full of magnificent architecture, museum and galleries and buzzing streets.
We will then head to Edinburgh, where we will drop you off in your 3 nights accommodation. Wander the Old Town medieval streets, sample whisky and haggis on the Royal Mile, get to know the locals on a night out and climb a volcano for awesome views!
On Sunday, we’ll be going on a trip to Loch Ness and explore the city Inverness! As well as reach Highlands, with its legendary battlefields, museums, and breathtaking geological wonders, see how much of the 30,000 km² of Highlands you can travel in one day!
All places we will cover on our own tour. Feel free to break off at any point and discover other areas of the city for yourself.

 

Birmingham city centre Pick up & Time:
Pick: Birmingham Coach station stop 16 (wait for a Visituk representative)
Bus Time: Friday 17th May at 6:15 am
Departure time: 2:00 pm on the 20th of May

 

The University Birmingham Pick up & Time:
Pick: UOB North Gate
Bus Time: Friday 17th May at 6:45 am
Departure time: 2:00 pm on the 20th of May

 

The University of Warwick Pick up & Time:
Pick: Warwick interchange bus stop
Bus Time: Friday 17th May at 6:15 am
Departure time: 2:00 pm on the 20th of May

 

Coventry city centre Pick up & Time:
Pick: Coventry priory street (Cathedral steps)
Bus Time: Friday 17th May at 6:00 am
Departure time: 2:00 pm on the 20th of May

 

Wolverhampton city centre Pick up & Time:
Pick: Oxley street (opposite leaping wolf pub)
Bus Time: Friday 17th May at 7:30 am
Departure time: 2:00 pm on the 20th of May

 

You don’t have to be a student to book for our trips but you do need to be 18+ over to participate.

Fri 6am – 8am: Coventry/ Birmingham/ Wolverhampton pick up
9.00am To 10.00am: Break at Motorway services
1.00pm: Arrival at Glasgow city centre
1.00pm To 2.00pm: Lunch Break
2:00pm To 3:00pm: Free walking Tour with ILuvevents Local Guide
3:00pm to 5:30pm: Free Time / Optional Treasure Hunt / Optional activities with ILuvevents
6.00pm: Departure from Glasgow city centre
7.00pm: Arrival at Edinburgh city centre / Group Leader to guide everyone to designated hostels to settle in
11.00pm to Sat 3.00 am:: Optional city centre predrink + clubbing with ILuvevents
Sat 11.00am to 1.00 pm:: walking Tour with ILuvevents Local Guide
1.00pm To 2.00pm: Lunch Break
2.00pm To 7.30pm: Free Time / Optional Treasure Hunt / Optional activities with ILuvevents
8.00pm to Sun 4.00 am:: Optional “old town” BIG Barcrawl + clubbing with ILuvevents
Sun 9.00am to 5.00 pm:: Inverness and Loch Ness day trip
Mon 10.00 am: Check out, luggages to be left in a secure area
Mon 10.00am To 2.00pm: Free Time / Optional Treasure Hunt / Optional activities with ILuvevents
2.00pm:: Departure from Edinburgh City centre
• Back to your city between 10pm-11pm

 

Individuals travelling with us can break off at any point and discover other areas of the city for themselves.

Glasgow walking tour route
 
1.George Square – The City Chambers were designed by William Young in 1880, and was one of the 19th centuries finest public buildings. It took seven years to build and craftsmen were brought from Italy and France to complete the building of this important building.
 
2.Gallery of Modern Art – FREE – Most visited modern art gallery in Scotland, it is housed in an iconic building in the heart of Glasgow, which it shares with the city centre library. For over 100 years the building was a centre for business and commercial exchange where information and goods were traded.
 
3.Glasgow Police Museum – FREE – The museum commemorates the first Police Force created in the UK; the City of Glasgow Police was founded in 1779.
 
4.Provand’s Lordship – It is a medieval-period historic house museum which has been extensively restored to give a real flavour of life in medieval Glasgow. The house was built in 1471 as part of St Nicholas’s Hospital by Andrew Muirhead, Bishop of Glasgow.
 
5.Glasgow Cathedral – Also called the High Kirk of Glasgow or St Kentigern’s or St Mungo’s Cathedral, it is today a gathering of the Church of Scotland in Glasgow.
 
6.The Necropolis – It is a Victorian garden cemetery modeled on Père-Lachaise in Paris. It is estimated that something in the order of 50,000 burials has taken place here, with around 3,500 tombs.
 
7.Optional Treasure Hunt
 
*Optional Treasure Hunt map to be given by VisitUK Trip leader on the day.

 

Edinburgh walking tour route
 
1.Princes Street Gardens – FREE – Lies at centre of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site, and is listed in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed
Landscape in Scotland. There is a diverse and fascinating collection of public monuments and memorials dating mainly from the 1840s to 1990s… The world-renowned Floral clock was first planted in 1903 and each year the planting scheme commemorates a special anniversary.
 
2.St John’s Episcopal Church – Designed by the architect William Burn in 1818 in the perpendicular Gothic style, it is in the diocese of Edinburgh of the Scottish Episcopal Church.
 
3.Edinburgh Castle – World famous icon of Scotland and part of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site. It was recently voted top UK Heritage Attraction in the British Travel Awards and is Scotland’s number one paid-for tourist attraction.
 
4.Royal Mile – The Royal Mile is the name given to a succession of streets forming the main thoroughfare of the Old Town of the city of Edinburgh in Scotland.
From the Castle gates to the Palace gates the street is almost exactly a mile long and runs downhill between two significant locations in the royal history of Scotland. The Royal Mile is the busiest tourist street in the Old Town.
 
5.National Museum of Scotland – FREE – Formed in 2006 with the merger of the new Museum of Scotland, with collections relating to Scottish
antiquities (1998), culture and history, and the adjacent Royal Museum (1866), with collections covering science and technology, natural history, and world cultures.
 
6.Scottish Parliament Building – Its construction started in June 1999 and is composed of a mixture of steel, oak, and granite, the complex building was hailed on opening as one of the most innovative designs in Britain today.
 
7.Palace of Holyroodhouse – Her Majesty The Queen’s official residence in Scotland 14 historic and State Apartments and the ruins of Holyrood Abbey, the State Apartments are used regularly by The Queen for State ceremonies and official entertaining.
 
8.The Nelson Monument – It is 30m high, and has 143 steps (a further 27 that are private) – Monument to Admiral Lord Nelson’s victory, and death, at the battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805 (over the French and Spanish fleets).
 
9.Jenners(Jenners Department Store) – Oldest independent department store in Scotland until its acquisition by House of Fraser in 2005.
 
10.Museum on the Mound – FREE – Opened in 2006, this museum focuses on money, coinage and economics. It is located in the former Bank of Scotland headquarters building on The Mound.
 
11.Museum of Childhood – FREE – First museum in the world specialized in the history of childhood. It has a collection of children’s toys and playthings, which ranges from the 18th to the 21st century, was originally the work of Patrick Murray
(1908-1981), an Edinburgh Councillor and passionate collector of toys and childhood memorabilia.
 
12.Arthur’s Seat – FREE – Main peak of the Holyrood Park, a 640 acre Royal Park adjacent to Holyrood Palace. Arthurs Seat, a dormant volcano, sits 251m above sea level giving an excellent view of the city; it is also the site of a large and well-preserved fort. This is one of four hill forts dating from around 2000 years ago.
 
13.Optional Treasure Hunt
 
*Optional Treasure Hunt map to be given by VisitUK Trip leader on the day.

Package Includes:

VisitUK Trip leader, driver team and information booklet
Sightseeing/ Orientation of all destinations
University pick up/ Drop off
2 nights City centre hostel stay with breakfast (all iconic places within walking distance)
All local tips, taxes and service charges
Free walking tour with our local guides in all cities
Optional snacks and drinks
Optional activities and food deals with ILuvevents

 

Package Excludes

Lunch or Meals
All Excursions / Entrance Fees to attractions
City treasure Hunt*(Optional activity)

Your VisitUK Trip leader will explain the Terms & condition of the Treasure Hunt in the bus.

Coach & Hostel Rules

The following rules are in place for students safety during the journey and to ensure that the coach remains clean:
• Remain seated with seat belts fastened at all times
• Toilet on board for emergencies only!
• Any litter must be placed in the bags provided
• A £20 behavioural deposit will have to be paid before entering the coach. Please prepare appropriate change. Deposit will be reimbursed via bank transfer after the trip.

 

Behaviour
Any inappropriate behaviour will not be tolerated during the trip.
Students are expected to conduct themselves politely and respectfully towards each other and other guests. During free time, we suggest that students remain in a group of 3 or more.

VisitUK Trip leader contact details will be provided
by email before each travel

 

Tel: 02477672770
Facebook: @VisitUK
Instagram: @VisitUKtrips
Twitter:@VisitUKtrips
Email: info@visituktrips.co.uk

Details

Start:
17 May @ 7:00 am
End:
21 May @ 12:00 am
Cost:
£149 – £169
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