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Cause A Stir In Gretna Green

Cause A Stir In Gretna Green

Cause A Stir In Gretna Green


Cause A Stir In Gretna Green

Nestled on the border, this tour takes in north and south visiting Drumlanrig Castle with an afternoon tea, a day excursion to the Lake District where we will enjoy a lake trip and a steam train journey.  In Gretna itself, we visit the famous Gretna Blacksmith’s Shop and the fascinating Devil’s Porridge Museum – This will certainly cause a stir!

Day 1

After joining the coach, we will make our journey north, and with suitable comfort stops, we will arrive at the hotel in time good time to settle into your room before the evening meal.


Day 2

This morning, we visit majestic Drumlanrig Castle affectionately known as the "Pink Palace" due to its finely hewn red sandstone exterior. We will enjoy a guided tour of the castle, which boasts 120 rooms, 17 turrets, sumptuous rooms, magnificent staircases. and impressive gardens with breathtaking views across the Nith Valley - the castle is one of the finest examples of 17th century Renaissance architecture in Scotland. An afternoon tea will be served for you to enjoy before we leave to travel to Dumfries for a few hours.Return to the hotel in time to freshen up before the evening meal.

B, D

Day 3

Heading south, we enjoy a day in the fabulous Lakes, where we embark on a 40 minute cruise on Lake Windermere from Bowness to Lakeside pier. From here, board the coach and make the short journey to Lakeland Motor Museum, where you can head down memory lane and feast your eyes on an unique collection of 30,000 exhibits, that includes 140 classic cars and motorbikes, all carefully assembled over 50 years. There will be time here to have lunch before continuing our journey to Haverthwaite to join the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway back to Lakeside. Enjoy a look around the pierside attractions, including the Lakes Aquarium (admission is not included in the tour cost). Return to the hotel for our evening meal.

B, D

Day 4

We will be in Gretna today, taking in the fascinating, informative and interactive Devil’s Porridge Museum, where we discover the remarkable story of the "Greatest Munitions Factory on Earth" and the extraordinary lives of the Gretna Girls during WW1. Following this, we will visit the historic, world-famous Gretna Balcksmiths Shop, where we discover the history and experience of magic of anvil weddings and runaway romance in the museum and exhibition.

B, D

Day 5

After breakfast, we will depart the hotel, and with suitable comfort stops, we will make our way back to West Wales, arriving home in the early evening.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Price Includes

  • 4 nights Sinner, Bed & Breakfast.

  • All coach travel and excursions as in itinerary.

  • Admission to Drumlanrig Castle with Afternoon Tea.

  • Boat trip to Lake Windermere.

  • Train journey from Haverthwaite to Lakeside.

  • Entrance to Lakeland Motor Museum.

  • Entrance to Devils Porridge Museum.

  • Entrance to Famous Blacksmiths Shop Exhibition.


Admission to Lakes Aquarium NOT included.




Gretna Hall Hotel,

Gretna Green


This historical and romantic hotel is based in 10 acres of beautiful gardens and is just a short walk from the famous Blacksmiths Shop and Gretna Town Centre.


Single Supplement

No Single supplement for the 1st 7 single rooms.

£72 for the 8th + rooms.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Aberaeron Old Post Office Aberaeron Old Post Office
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth Morrisons Bus Stop
Blaenannerch Opp Garage Blaenannerch Opp Garage
Blaenporth Blaenporth Bus Stop
Brynhoffnant Pub Brynhoffnant Pub
Caemorgan Road Caemorgan Road
Cardigan Catholic Church Cardigan Catholic Church
Cardigan Depot Cardigan Depot
Cardigan Finch Square Cardigan Finch Square
Cardigan Y Rhos Cardigan Y Rhos Bus Stop
Corner Piece Corner Piece
Crosswell Turn Crosswell Turn
Cwm Yr Eglwys Turn Cwm Yr Eglwys Turn
Dinas Country Club Dinas Country Club
Dinas Kiel House Dinas Kiel House
Dinas Tabor Dinas Tabor
Dinas Tennis Courts Dinas Tennis Courts
Dwr Bach Cottages Dwr Bach Cottages
Eglwyswrw Square Eglwyswrw Square
Ffosyffin Ffosyffin
Fishguard Bus Station Fishguard Bus Station
Fishguard Pendre Inn Fishguard Pendre Inn
Fishguard Square Fishguard Square
Garngellli Hill Garngellli Hill
Gogerddan Arms Gogerddan Arms
Hakin Waterloo Square Hakin Waterloo Square
Haverfordwest Bus Station Haverfordwest Bus Station
Haverfordwest Withybush Haverfordwest Withybush Hospital
Honeyborough Green Honeyborough Green Rose & Willow Pub
Honeyborough Roundabout Honeyborough Roundabout
Iet Y Bompren Iet Y Bompren
Johnston Railway Inn Johnston Railway Inn
Johnston The Vine Johnston The Vine
Letterston Square Letterston Somethings Cooking
Llanarth Llanina Arms Llanarth Llanina Arms
Llanon Central Hotel Llanon Central Hotel
Llanrhystud Llanrhystud
Llwyncelyn Llwyncelyn
Lower Town Fishguard Lower Town Fishguard
Merlins Bridge Bus Stop Merlins Bridge Bus Stop
Milford Haven Comp School Milford Haven Comprehensive School
Milford Haven Enterprise Milford Haven Enterprise Car Hire
New Inn Pub New Inn Pub
Newport Cnwce Newport Cnwce
Newport Depot Newport Depot
Newport Square Newport Square
Neyland Cenotaph Neyland Cenotaph
Pembroke Dock Pembroke Dock Waterloo Roundabout
Penparc Lower Square Penparc Lower Square
Penparc Top Square Penparc Top Square
Pentregat Bus Stop Pentregat Bus Stop
Plwmp Plwmp
Robert St Milford Haven Milford Haven Robert Street Car Park
Sarnau Bus Stop Sarnau Bus Stop
Scleddau Bus Stop Scleddau Bus Stop
St Dogmaels St Dogmaels, Bus Stop by B.V REES
Steynton Steynton Milford Haven
Steynton Horse & Jockey Steynton Horse & Jockey
Synod Inn Synod inn
Tanygroes Emlyn Cafe Tanygroes Emlyn Cafe
Temple Bar Temple Bar, Lay-By Just Before
Trefgarne Bridge Bus Stop Trefgarne Bridge Bus Stop
Tremain Tremian
Velindre Farchog Velindre Farchog
Vincent Davies Hwest Vincent Davies Haverfordwest
Wolfscastle Allt Yr Afon Wolfscastle Allt Yr Afon
Wolfscastle Bryngomer Wolfscastle Bryngomer Bus Stop
Wolfscastle Wolfe Inn Wolfscastle Wolfe Inn

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