Group Tours 3 Star Hotel in Scotland near Glasgow Edinburgh Scottish Borders

When you think of organizing your coach holiday to Scotland does your mind conjure up images of deep lochs and heathery glens, buy viagra majestic castles and savouring a “wee dram” on a whisky distillery tour. At the Abington Hotel your coach passengers can visit all these attractions synonymous with Scotland and also discover many  hidden gems which will leave them wanting to come back for more.

Re-ignite your group travel passion for touring Scotland by visiting Edinburgh Castle and the amazing spectacle of the Edinburgh Tattoo, step on board “SS Sir Walter Scott” at Loch Katrine and marvel at the breathtaking scenery which inspired the poet to write his famous poem “The Lady of the Lake” and for that “wee dram” Glengoyne Scotch Whisky Distillery described as “THE best whisky tour” – Sunday Times. Here are just a few ideas to provide inspiration Cultural Tours, Walking Tours, Industrial Heritage Tours, Royal Tours, Mystery Tours , Genealogy Tours, New Year Tours, Christmas Tours & Twixmas.

Discover wonderful hiddden gems from only 30 minutes or so from Abington. At Hidden Treasures, Leadhills go deep underground into a mine and even have the chance to prospect for gold and nearby visit Drumlanrig Castle and Gardens, the private residence of  the Duke of Buccleuch which houses the world famous Buccleuch Art Collection,  take in the sights from the new roof top garden at New Lanark a Unesco World Heritage site or enter  the fascinating Hamilton Mausoleum, the final resting place of the Dukes of Hamilton, reputed to have the longest echo in the world.

What advantages are there for my company and my tour group?

Abington has an enviable central location giving  you the chance to create a memorable and enjoyable coach holiday tour experience for your passengers. Take inspiration from our featured tour suggestions on Cultural Tours, Walking Tours, Industrial Heritage Tours, Royal Tours, Mystery Tours , Genealogy Tours, New Year Tours, Christmas Tours & Twixmas.

Increasing fuel costs is a major factor in your effective tour planning. Being less than 5 minutes from the M74 and major trunk roads, using Abington as your tour base gives  you excellent access to all visitor attractions in Glasgow, Edinburgh and major locations. You benefit by saving on fuel from careful motorway driving and your passengers benefit from a smoother and comfortable journey experience.

For tour operators using P & O Irish Ferries, Troon or Stena Line,Stranraer, Abington is within 2hours or for coach operators from the south Abington is only 1 hour from Carlisle.

How can my passengers benefit by staying at the Abington Hotel?

Whether you are a big national operator like Shearings Holidays to  an independent small operator, from the moment your tour group steps off the coach your passengers will feel right at home when they are welcomed to the 3 Star Visit Scotland Abington Hotel in the centre of our small and peaceful village by Duncan MacBride and his family who have owned the Hotel for the past 24 years.

Good food is vital to turn any tour into a great tour.  Your group organized tour will enjoy delicious food from a varied menu selection and we can cater for special diets. Before sitting down to a freshly cooked 3 course meal in the bright and airy Glengonnar Room Restaurant the tour group can enjoy a refreshment  and chat about their busy day in the welcoming Arbory Lounge Bar and at the end of a long and exciting day, relax with a coffee in The Conservatory.   All of our 28 bedrooms are en-suite and comfortably furnished – many of which have ground floor access. There is also a ramp at the front of the hotel for disabled access or for passengers who experience problems with their mobility.

Make your passengers tell friends  about their great experience so they book their next coach holiday with your company! Offer new and different entertainment to their  tour experience – an evening listening to a local historian, a spooky murder mystery night, enjoying a delicious cream tea in the afternoon, singing along  with a local folksy/blues singer, being creative with a lesson on flower arranging, a dance lesson for all the budding Fred & Gingers, a magician or even an art lesson to bring out their inner Picasso?

To create your next memorable and value for money tour to Scotland  call Duncan MacBride or Catherine Tweedie for best rates and last minute deals  on 01864 502467 or email

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