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Northeast Coast - Aberdeen, beaches, cliffs, castles & wildlife

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January — January

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Highlights to the Northeast coast through Angus & Aberdeenshire -coastline, cliff & beach and sand-dune walks, Dunnotar castle, seal colony, Old Aberdeen & Bridge of Don, fishing towns & overnight in the city centre of Aberdeen

Northeast coast, Aberdeen, cliffs, beaches & castles

£89 per person based on a group of 4

Option & discount to join us later/leave us early, if you don’t have so much time
  • On our longer multi-day tours on request we offer a per person per day rate to enable you to opt out of or opt in the tour to join and arrive later, to depart and leave earlier or to stay away for longer and allow for more flexibility to accommodate your personal circumstances and preferences. This rate is £25 per person per day on this tour.
  • This is also meant to help those of you, who really would like to join our tour, but can’t make the first or last day and the discount will go somewhat in paying for your public transport costs to join us on our tour. We happily advise your options.
  • Anyone who is already staying in Aberdeen is welcome to join us on a daily basis subject to seat availability.
Extras to pay:
  • You chose your own accommodation.
  • Your food, drinks, optional entrance fees, personal expenses

FAQs

Guaranteed pick up/drop off always from the Stirling area, places along the way, anywhere on private tours & outwith the Forth Valley on request depending on distance & booking numbers

Tourstyle:

  • medium distance 2 day tour
  • multi-stop tour allowing for some good free time, flexible activities, walks, coast, beaches, sand-dunes, seals, wildlife, cliffs, castles, city, culture, nightlife, architecture, harbours & more

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What to bring?

Itinerary

Day 1

  • From Stirling we are heading northeast and might take the scenic route via the Gleneagles golf resort, Dundee, Arbroath/Auchmithie and the Angus coastal cliff top trail
  • Lunan bay beach
  • Montrose & Ferryden
  • Dunnotar castle to Stonehaven coastal walk

 

  • Aberdeen: Beach boulevard, Footdee & harbour and the stunning walk from Old Aberdeen past St. Machair’s cathedral, Seaton park and the River Don and Donmouth beach or possible visit of the marine museum in Aberdeen, etc.

 

Saturday night it is time to go out for a pint, a meal or listen to some live-music.

 

Day 2

From Aberdeen we drive a short distance north to visit:

  • the spectacular huge Balmedie sand-dunes
  • Newburgh seal colony and sand dune walk
  • Buchans of Buller coastal cliff walk with natural sea-arches, etc.
  • Depending on time, weather and group preferences, we might visit 1., 2. and 3. on day 1 or on day 2 do a return via Royal Deeside and Glenshee on the inland mountain route or spend more time in the Northeast.

    Depending on weather conditions and the group’s preferences, we might swap day 1 and day 2 around.

     

    Accommodation

    Accommodation on all of our special tours (2 days & longer):

    The tour throughout the day will remain the same, no matter if we pick you up in the morning /drop you off at night at a 5* hotel or hostel, this allows you to pay as little or as much for your accommodation as you like.

    Check for additional accommodation info.

     

    Aberdeenshire

    Balmedie beach

    Aberdeen

    Aberdeen weather forecast

    • How to enquire, book & pay
  • If you are interested in this tour, you let us know by either emailing contact@unicorntravel.co.uk, use our enquiry form or text or phone us 07429251980. This also gives you a chance to ask any questions, you may have.
  • Once the minimum number of interested individuals has been reached, we contact everyone, if they still wish to join the tour and are ready to book and pay.
  • Once the minimum number of individuals have paid, the tour is then a guaranteed departure.
  • If the minimum number of seats has not been reached by the booking deadline, any money already paid will be refunded back to you in full.

    COVID-19 information

    In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

    Contact details

    Unicorn Tours
    42 Bridge Terrace
    Alloa
    (* close to Falkirk, Dunfermline, Stirling & its University; * 45 minutes from Edinburgh, Glasgow & Perth; * just 1 hour from Dundee, St. Andrews & anywhere across the Central Belt)
    Clackmannanshire
    Scotland
    FK10 1HY

    Key facilities

    WiFi Wifi
    Accessible Parking and Dropoff Disabled Parking
    Starting
    Aberdeen City Centre Alloa Arbroath Dundee City Montrose Perthshire St Andrews, North Fife & the Howe of Fife Stirling
    Length
    2
    Days
    Transport
    Minibus
    Type
    Small Group (1-16)
    Languages
    English French German
    Themes
    History Landscapes Outdoor Activities Walking Wildlife

    COVID-19 facilities

    • Advance booking essential
    • COVID-19 measures in place
    • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
    • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
    • COVID-19 staff training completed
    • Capacity limit
    • Deep cleaning between visitors
    • Face mask essential (provided)
    • Face masks available for visitors
    • Face masks required for staff in public areas
    • Hand sanitiser available to visitors & staff
    • Socially distanced spaced seating

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    Tour company information

    Unicorn Tours

    * 100s of the best routes to cover every corner of Scotland * Small group Highlands & Islands adventure tours * Personalised, flexible customised tours to suit your interests * Spectacular tailormade, flexible small group adventure & specialist interest 1 day & multi-day tours (nature, wildlife, history, walking, culture, whisky, activities, island-hopping, etc.) & routes all over Scotland, including the most spectacular off-the beaten track routes, where large coaches won't travel * Our maximum passenger number is 8 and so long as social distancing rules are in place 4.

    Opening times

    Monday - Sunday
    6am to 10pm
    (06:00 - 22:00)

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