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5 day shortbreak Scotland

Sail with DFDS to Newcastle and go on a 5 day short break to Scotland. The Scottish border is around an hour's drive from Newcastle. Scotland has beautiful nature, history, castles and moreover the people of Scotland are very hospitable. Stay two nights in The Park hotel or in the Peebles Hydro hotel. These hotels are in beautiful surroundings and are the perfect base for visiting Edinburgh and Glasgow for example. Do you like an active holiday? Then you can go mountain biking or take a walk from John Buchan Way to enjoy nature.

Travel with your vehicle

Daily, overnight crossings

No baggage restrictions

    2 nights / nights on board a luxury cruise ferry

    2 nights in a hotel including breakfast

    Live entertainment on board



Week 27

All times shown are in local time.

Please note that timetables may change subject to weather conditions.

Ben Nevis
Edinburgh Scotland

Discover Scotland

Take your own car and discover the Scottish landscape, amazing mountains, lakes, beautiful forests and hidden beaches. You are free to go! There is plenty to do for the active outdoor enthusiast: hiking, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing or lesser-known activities such as aqua-lining.

Terms and Conditions

Discount and travel period:

  • 50% discount from January to April and October to December
  • 30% discount in May, June and September
  • 20% discount in July and August

Travel Guides

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All DFDS Mini Cruises

Our mini cruise breaks are our most popular breaks, and it’s easy to see why. Not only do you get to spend time in a fantastic city, but you’ll also be treated to 2 nights onboard our modern, comfortable and well-equipped cruise ferries.

Our mini cruises are the perfect combination of a short city break and a cruise experience.

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