World Saxophone Congress 2012, St Andrews, Scotland

Day Trip

The WSC Committee, in partnership with Mercat Tours and Rabbie's Tours, have arranged a special day trip on Monday 16th July. This tour has been prepared especially for WSC delegates, and is sure to provide a fitting end to your time in Scotland!

To book your tickets, please visit the Mercat Tours website

Travelling along the Firth of Tay you will visit Huntingtower or Elcho Castle. Rarely visited, these hidden gems are beautiful examples of a 15th and 16th Century fortified Tower Houses. Explore the castle, the tales of it’s past and it’s people and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding countryside from the castle walls.

Moving to the Highlands you’ll discover the historic city of Dunkeld. Beautifully situated beside the River Tay, this charming small town is a perfect place to wander, relax and enjoy lunch.

Nearby, The Hermitage is a local beauty spot and will allow a lovely walk through the forest to the impressive waterfalls and ancient cave of mythical Scottish character Ossian. With some of the tallest trees in the country and idyllic surrounds, this is a popular spot for photographers.

Enjoy the scenic drive through the famous Highlands of Scotland to Glenturret Whisky Distillery – home to the Famous Grouse Experience. Discover the story of whisky, see how it is made and relish a wee dram of our ‘Water of Life’.

Your local guide will give you a flavour of Scotland and share our stories during this great day out.

Tour Date : Monday 16th July 2012

Tickets : £45 per person

Includes :
  • transport
  • local guide
  • entry fee to Huntingtower/Elcho Castle
  • entry fee to Glenturret Whisky Distillery

Not Included :
  • Lunch


10:00 - Depart Younger Hall, St Andrews
11:00-12:00 - Explore Huntingtower or Elcho Castle
12:30-13:45 - Visit Dunkeld, lunch
14:00-14:45 - Walk at The Hermitage
15:45-17:15 - Tour and tasting at Glenturret Whisky Distillery
19:00 - Return to St Andrews
timings approximate

To book your tickets, please visit the Mercat Tours website

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