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5 Day Scottish Foodie Festival Vacations
at a Scottish Castle For Singles & Friends

This 5 day Foodie lovers break in our amazing Carlowrie castle is the perfect way to get in the festive mood. You will enjoy christmas inspired cocktails, cooking demos and can let your creative side come alive with our Christmas card and Christmas wreath making classes. Enjoy the best food Scotland has to offer along with your favourite wines! Being in the capital city means that you can enjoy the famous Christmas Markets and Lights at the Botanics.

Your Accommodation near the Scottish capital of Edinburgh
You’ll stay in Carlowrie Castle, built in 1852 and designed by the famous Scottish Architect David Rhind for the then Lord Provost of Leith, Thomas Hutchison. With 14 luxury rooms each individually designed and decorated with original works with breathtaking views across the 32 acre castle grounds. Sample award-winning culinary delights from the kitchen of Carlowrie’s inspiring chef.

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Cooking Vacation Itinerary: 

Fàilte gu Carlowrie! You will arrive at your luxurious 19th century castle where you can settle in, meet your host and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea with welcome drinks. You will then enjoy a cocktail masterclass and try some Christmas inspired cocktails before sitting down for a traditional Scottish dinner this evening.


Begin the day with breakfast at the castle with your fellow guests, then our driver will pick you up and take you into to Edinburgh to start your foodie walking tour. You will enjoy at Flavours new head office in Dean Village and then you can wander through the famous Christmas markets. Its back to the castle and Dinner will be prepared by Carlowrie’s famous chef.


After breakfast, you will have your festive inspired cooking demo with the Carlowrie chef and then you will enjoy lunch with your fellow guests. Early evening before dinner you will visit the Botanics to enjoy the festive lights and then its back to the castle for Dinner prepared by Carlowrie’s famous chef and a dram or two.


Begin the day with breakfast at the Castle with your fellow guests. The morning will be spent making Christmas cards with your painting tutor. Lunch will be at the castle and then after lunch you will be making Christmas wreaths with you resident interior designer. You will celebrate your final evening in Carlowrie with a food and wine pairing dinner. Slàinte!


After breakfast, you have some to enjoy the grounds of Carlowrie and then our driver will take you back to Edinburgh Airport or Edinburgh Waverley station. Haste ye back!


Cooking Vacation Price: $2199 - 5 Days


Vacation Includes

No single supplement.
4 nights stay in a luxurious 19th century castle
Cooking demo and cocktail masterclass
Enjoy delicious food, courtesy of Carlowrie’s inspiring chef, and your favourite wines in the company of your fellow guests
Visit to Edinburgh to do a foodie walking tour and explore with lunch at Flavours head office
Visits to Christmas markets and Botanic gardens
Private transport throughout stay
Group airport / train transfers

  • Deposit
  • A non-refundable $750 deposit is required at time of booking. The balance is due 60 days before departure.

Cancellation and Change Vacation Policy
Cancellations must be made in writing to us by the person who the booking. Any notice will become effective from the date of receipt by us of the notice. Up to 10 weeks prior to departure, full deposit and any additional costs (private transfers etc), paid before that point will be withheld. ii) Within 10 weeks of departure 100% of the full vacation cost and any additional costs paid will be forfeited.

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