Radiology in the Gleneagles, Scotland – Things To Do
Gleneagles is known as “The Glorious Playground” due to the great selection of country pursuits and leisure activities on offer there. There is a full array of complimentary activities including pitch “n” putt, lawn croquet, outdoor tennis, unlimited use of the Health Club, two indoor swimming pools and gym.
There are three Championship Golf Courses - remember the days are very long in June - so evening play is possible.
A world-class Spa by ESPA offers a long menu of services.
• The British School of Falconry offers a number of different lessons from introductory 45 minute lessons to sessions where hawks are flown at wild quarry.
• Cycling is a great way to enjoy the Perthshire countryside. Condor bicycles are for hire for those over 18 years, including Garmin navigational devices.
• Off-Road driving with an instructor to help you discover the stunning scenery and wildlife of rural Perthshire and the Scottish Highlands. An option will be to take part in an
Off-Road Safari on Wednesday.
• Fly Fishing lessons are offered at all levels of experience with an option to participate in a Fishing Tournament on Thursday.
Monday afternoon will take us to visit Scone Palace to enjoy the history, art, antiques, superb landscape and architecture. Once the site of the coronation of the Kings of Scotland, Scone Palace occupies an iconic position in the country’s history.
A visit to Scotland would not be complete without a visit to a distillery. On Wednesday we will visit the oldest working distillery, Famous Grouse, with a tasting of Glenturret’s Highland single malt. Nearby are the famous gardens of Drummond Castle which are basically unchanged since 1842 when Queen Victoria visited. The gardens have been featured in many films such as ‘Rob Roy’ and the ‘Outlander’ series. Another adventure is offered this afternoon - Off-road Driving through the hills of Perthshire.
Here is a list of other activities for you to enjoy:
• Gleneagles Shooting School - clay pigeon shooting lessons start at 55 minutes with up to 13 stations available.
• The Gun Dog School of Gleneagles – lessons start at 45 minutes for families and small groups, children from 8 years and older allowed.
• The Gleneagles Equestrian School starts at 45 minutes and offers everything from dressage to guided trail rides.
• Archery – lessons at all levels for up to five people at a time.
On Sunday, our full day tour will travel first to Loch Lomond National Park. The area around the Loch is very special. From there we will visit Glasgow, steeped in history, but defined by innovation.
Stirling Castle and Doune Castle will be visited on Tuesday. Stirling Castle is the more famous, as this was where William Wallace was victorious over the English and where the English were again defeated by Robert the Bruce. On our return, we will stop at Doune Castle, a late 14th century courtyard castle. This Castle has earned recent fame as the film site of ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ as well as the ‘Outlander’ series as Castle Leoch. For those who want something more adventurous, we will offer Rib Boat rides on the Firth of Forth.
Thursday afternoon finds us in Falkland Village and Palace where we can experience a day in the life of the Stuart monarchs at Falkland Palace - a favorite place of Mary Queen of Scots. The palace was built between 1501 and 1541 by James IV and James V .
We have a special opportunity for the fishermen and fisherwomen as we have planned a Fishing Tournament.
On Saturday morning we will offer a Weekend in Edinburgh as an option. This will include all of the famous sites, including the Royal Mile which leads to Edinburgh Castle and the famous cobbled “closes” and “wynds.” This option will include hotel accommodation on Saturday night. There will be an option for an additional night to further explore this wonderful city.
All details will be sent to all registrants about four months before to the conference.