British Mystery Writers Trip









Bloody Scotland

9-23 SEPTEMBER 2015

This 14-day tour begins with five days in Stirling to attend the “Bloody Scotland” Festival, featuring talks and sessions by both Scottish and international mystery and crime writers as well as special events, followed by a six-day tour of eastern Scotland, and ending in Edinburgh for three nights. Participants fly into Glasgow airport on the morning of Wednesday September 9, where they will be met for the start of a never-to-be-forgotten tour of Scotland.

Included in the tour price:
  • 14 nights’ lodging, Blue Badge guide throughout tour, all admission fees, and speakers included in the itinerary
  • All breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners, morning coffees and afternoon teas (to be determined)
  • Transport from and to Glasgow airport at designated times
  • All entrance fees and transfers to sites
  • Attendance at the Bloody Scotland Festival, with tickets to events and the Scottish Crime Book of the Year award dinner
  • Tips to hotels and restaurants, including porterage at hotels (tips for guide and coach driver additional at your discretion)

Participants make their own flight arrangements.

Lodging: The cost of the trip is based on double occupancy in twin-bedded rooms. Please indicate if you are willing to share a twin-bedded room with another group member.

Approximate cost: $4,299.00 (land price);
Single supplement: $1,230.00
2.5% additional fee for credit card payments.

Program Leader: Kathy Ackley, Professor Emerita of English, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, has led twelve summer Mystery and Crime Writers programs and has made more than 30 trips to England.

Tour Organizer: Nicky Godfrey-Evans, a Blue Badge Guide, has been creating tours in Britain for 27 years. This is the 6th tour that she has organized in conjunction with Kathy and UWSP’s Continuing Education Office.

Copyright 2007-2014 Kathy Ackley. All rights reserved.

Last updated: 1 October 2014