Just Got Back: Scotland

Sherman Snyder, ALTOUR EVP and CFO

Where did you Just Get Back from? Edinburgh, St. Andrews, and the Highlands of Scotland.

When were you in Scotland? July 2015

“Scotland provides the perfect combination of old world charm and absolutely stunning scenery.”  

Words to describe what you felt when you first arrived: Lush green landscapes, wonderful people.

Where did you stay? The Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh and the Hotel Du Vin in St. Andrews. At the Hotel Du Vin ask for a room facing the front so you can enjoy the spectacular view across the sea.

With whom would you recommend staying at these hotels? Anyone will enjoy The Balmoral Hotel, an ageless icon perfectly located in the city center. The Hotel Du Vin will be most appreciated by golfers and couples. Excellent food and an impressive whiskey bar.

Tempt us- Name something special you experienced on the trip: A safari tour of the Balmoral Castle Estate grounds, 55,000 acres of royal scenery.

What’s the best time of year to go in your opinion? Anytime but don’t go for the weather… We had coats on in July!

Want to learn more? Contact us and we’ll set you up with one of our experts on Scotland!




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