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3-Day Isle of Arran Adventure Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh

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    What to Expect

    Day 1: Edinburgh – Burns Country – Brodick, Isle of Arran

    Stop At: Whitelee Windfarm, Moor Road, Eaglesham G76 0QQ Scotland
    Whitelee is the UK's largest onshore windfarm. It is also home to the unique Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre, offering a hands-on interactive experience for all, bringing renewable energy to life!
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Culzean Castle and Country Park, Maybole KA19 8LE Scotland
    An 18th century castle with beautiful grounds and gorgeously elegant rooms.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Murdoch's Loan, Alloway KA7 4PQ Scotland
    Discover the locations that inspired Scotland’s most famous poet.
    • Visit Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (admission fee extra)
    • Take a walk along the ‘Poets Path’ to the Burns Cottage (where Burns was born)
    • Visit the Burns monument and gardens
    • Visit Brig O’ Doon

    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Brodick on the Island of Arran.

    Day 2: Isle of Arran

    Stop At: Machrie Moor Stone Circles, Machrie Moor Scotland
    Take a walk out to the magnificent Machrie Moor standing stones.

    These prehistoric stone circles are the most famous archeological sites on the Isle of Arran.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kildonan beach, Kildonan KA6 6AX Scotland
    Take a short walk on the beach and enjoy the views of the ruined Kildonan Castle.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lochranza Castle, Lochranza Scotland
    Short stop for some fresh air and an excellent opportunity for some great photos!
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Arran Sense of Scotland, The Home Farm Isle of Arran, Brodick KA27 8DD Scotland
    Discover one of Scotland's most-loved brands and indulge your senses with the beautiful fragrances of Arran Aromatics.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Isle Of Arran Distillers, Lochranza KA27 8HJ Scotland
    Explore the fine taste of the Isle of Arran Single Malt Whisky, made from mostly malted barley and the purest water in Scotland.

    Enjoy the decadently rich taste of Isle of Arran Distillery's cream liqueur. Arran Gold is a cream liqueur based on Arran's single malt whisky, and was named as the 'World's Best Whisky Liqueur'.
    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Brodick on the Island of Arran.

    Day 3: Brodick – Kintyre Peninsula – Inveraray – Edinburgh

    Stop At: Inveraray Castle, Inverary, Inveraray PA32 8XE Scotland
    Visit the romantic Inveraray Castle & Gardens on the shores of Loch Fyne and discover one of Scotland’s finest stately homes.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Rest and be Thankful, A83, Arrochar, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 7AD Scotland
    From the viewpoint of this famous beauty spot you can see the old valley road, engineered by General Wade during the subjection of Scotland following the Jacobite rebellion.

    A stone was erected to commemorate the completion of this military road in 1750.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Luss Visitor Centre, Luss Car Park, Luss, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G83 8PA Scotland
    The charming conservation village of Luss is a popular place to visit by Loch Lomond, beautifully located with islands offshore and great views of the mountain Ben Lomond from the beach and shore.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh EH1 3DX, UK
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    3 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Driver/guide
    • Ferry transfers to and from the Isle of Arran
    • 2 nights en-suite accommodation in a B&B or 3-star Hotel (breakfast included)
    • Transportation by top of the range 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach (small groups max 16 passengers)
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Gratuities
    • Admission fees
    • Entry/Admission - Culzean Castle and Country Park
    • Entry/Admission - Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Isle Of Arran Distillers
    • Entry/Admission - Inveraray Castle
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Minimum age for travel on this tour is 5 years
    • Please note: you will be required to choose between either a 3-star bed and breakfast or 3-star hotel at time of booking
    • Booking three or more people? We can accommodate up to 8 guests in a group, please add each required room to your basket separately
    • When booking three or more people, efforts will be made to book a combination of suitable rooms (double/twin/family). Preferences should be noted upon booking in the Special Requirements section
    • Family rooms are limited and may be available on request. Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
    • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 22 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 21 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    I can't rate this experience with Rabbies highly enough! Service from start to finish was excellent, so well organised, smooth and seamless. We had a wonderful group of people on our tour, nine of us plus driver guide Pete. Pete made the trip for us, he has wonderful knowledge
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    fab wee trip with some lovely folks. wasn't sure what to expect - it's been many years since i last visited the island. Dave our guide was excellent - I would also like to thank you once again, Dave, for allowing me the opportunity to opt out tand ake a wee detour / walk up Goat
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    We were a very small group (sorry for those who didn’t make it because the weather was superb!) and so had lots of opportunities to personalise our options. Tour guide Peter was just great - interesting and flexible and his knowledge of the area and history really enriched our
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    This was my second Rabbies tour (first reviewed in 2016), and I'm proud to say that their standards have not dropped. Was blessed with good scenery in Arran throughout, accompanied with good playlists that celebrate Scottish music. Rabbies were professional right from the
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    Response from Rabbies_Aimee, Guest Relations Manager at 3-Day Isle of Arran Adventure Small-Group Tour from Edinburgh
    Responded 28 Apr 2019
    Hi there, Thanks so much for coming back - and for sharing such lovely feedback about your recent experience. It's great to hear that Gill's enthusiasm was so captivating and inspiring, it definitely sounds as though she helped make this a special and memorable tour. We hope it won't be another 3 years until we see you again! All the best, Aimee
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    This was my third Rabbie's tour - I did 2 great tours last year but hadn't visited Arran before. I was incredibly impressed with Rabbie's - while on Arran, Storm Ali hit and the ferries couldn't dock. We had to spend another night on the island and Rabbie's took care of all
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