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Road Scholar
Program #20881RJ
15 Days | 14 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Sep 11, 2014
A light lunch is served in the hotel at 12:30pm on arrival day. A welcome meeting at 5:30pm preceeds dinner.
You will be staying at the Marine Troon that night.
Location: Troon
Nearest city or town: Troon
Nearest airport: Glasgow
Transportation to site: Trains are available from London Euston to Glasgow Central. From Glasgow Central take a train to Troon Station. Taxi from there. From Glasgow Airport take a train to Troon via Paisley Gilmour Street Station. See www.nationalrail.co.uk for timetable.

End of Program
Sep 24, 2014
After breakfast on departure day. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check-out is by 11:00am.
You will be staying at the DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh the night before.
Location: Edinburgh.
Nearest city or town: Edinburgh.
Nearest airport: Edinburgh.
Transportation to site: Edinburgh Airport is approximately 8 miles from the city centre. Bus Airlink 100 runs from Waverley Bridge (off Princes St) every 10 minutes. The journey takes 25 minutes and costs GBP3.50.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Situated next to Royal Troon golf course, this coastline hotel offers breathtaking views of the Isle of Arran

Contact info:
8 Crosbie Road
Troon
Ayrshire, KA10 6HE UK:Scotland
phone: +44 1292 314444
Room amenities: Iron and iroing board, free WiFi, 24 hour room service, TV

Facility amenities: Two Fat Ladies Restaurant and Arran Bar, Indoor simming pool, sauna, squash courts.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: TBA
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Formerly the Point Hotel, the hotel is set in the center of the city, this 1892 listed building offers a fantastic location within walking distance of many of Edinburgh’s famous attractions

Contact info:
34 Bread Street
Edinburgh, EH3 9AF UK:Scotland
phone: +44 131 221 5555
Room amenities: WiFi, Tea and coffee making facilities, minibar, climate control

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Café bar, Health centre

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBA
.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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Included
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13 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 13 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 12 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
19 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.7
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