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Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 7th August 2018 to 10th August 2018

Organiser of this Event is Dave Whitbourne, Tel no. 02392 619695, email:

Coach departs North Harbour at 6.30am –Tuesday 7th August 2018
Return (approx.): 7.00pm – Friday 10th August 2018

The cost of the trip is £278 per person for a double/twin room, based on 40 people, if 50 travel this will be reduced to £265. The cost of a single room is an additional supplement of £55 for the trip.

Deposit on booking of £50 per person (non-refundable)


Closing date for applications: Now Fully Booked

Edinburgh Military Tattoo,

This is 4 day / 3 night trip to see the Edinburgh Military Tattoo leaving on Tuesday the 7th August 2018. The price for this trip includes bed, breakfast and evening meal (on 2 nights) and entry fees. There is NO evening meal on Wednesday 8th, as we will be attending the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. As hotel rooms need to be booked well in advance, we have decided that to secure this booking a deposit of £50 per person will be required. This deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE. It is currently planned we leave IBM North Harbour, Cosham at 6.30am on Tuesday 7th August, if this is changed you will be notified by the organiser. It is envisaged the coach will arrive back at North Harbour at approximately 7.00pm on Friday the 10th August. There will be a fair bit of walking and therefore it may not be suitable for those with a mobility problem.

The final payment will be due on or before 1st June 2018, a final reminder will not be sent to you.

The itinerary:

Day 1(Tuesday 7th August)

We leave North Harbour at 6.30am to travel to Dumfries for a three night stay. We are staying at The Cairndale Hotel for 3 nights. Our coach will have a toilet and we will make coffee / lunch stops en route.

Day 2 (Wednesday 8th August)

Mid-day departure to Edinburgh, with time to explore the city before the evening performance of the Tattoo. We have purchased the tickets that ensure a good view of this wonderful event. It is a unique, never-to be- forgotten spectacle. ‘Haste ye back’. Late return to the hotel. Note: dinner not included today.

Day 3 (Thursday 9th August)

Morning at leisure in Dumfries, before travelling to Gretna Green for some free time with a visit to the Devils Porridge Museum. Experience life in a WWl trench and explore the factory to discover what life was like for the munitions girls who flocked to work there.

Day 4 (Friday 10th August)

After breakfast, we commence the homeward journey, we will stop for lunch at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, it is hoped we will arrive back at IBM North Harbour, Cosham around 7pm.
This trip is organised on a first come first served basis, there is a limited number of single, double and twin rooms. The rooms will be allocated in the order they are received by the organiser. Travel Insurance is not provided.

Hotel - The Cairndale Hotel
This family-run Victorian-style hotel is in the heart of Dumfries. All bedrooms en-suite with TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift, bar, restaurant and the Barracuda Leisure Club with a 14m heated pool, sauna, steam room, spa bath and air conditioned gymnasium.

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