Day trips from Gleneagles

The resort Gleneagles is celebrating its 80th birthday in 2004 with “Classic Scottish Sojourns,” in which guests can explore Scotland via private chauffeur-guided tours.

The 3-night/4-day program costs $1,800 (guaranteed in U.S. dollars), based on double occupancy, and includes accommodation, full Scottish breakfast daily, one full-day tour OR two half-day tours and 17.5% VAT. Also included are one round of golf, one whisky tasting and one massage for each guest.

Accommodation will be upgraded if available at check-in. Guests booking four consecutive nights will be given the last night free, if available at the time of booking.

Among many touring options are • a day in Ayrshire, with a visit to Culzean Castle and the Eisenhower apartments; • a sunset drive through Glendevon and a whisky tasting at Glenturret distillery, and • Edinburgh’s Royal Mile to Holyrood Palace and a tour of Royal Brittania (QE2’s yacht).

Call Gleneagles from the U.S. toll-free at 866-463-8734.