This is an archive of the official website for the IUCrXVIII Congress at Glasgow in 1999. Some images and text may be missing and some links no longer work.



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Workshops

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Accommodation

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Evening Program.
Congress Tours
Day Tours
Edinburgh
Stirling
Traquair House
Culzean Castle
Scone Palace
Half Day Tours

General Assembly Papers

Exhibition

Sponsors


    Full Day Accompanying Persons' Tours

    The following tours are only available on the days stated.
    ** Certain tours are subject to a minimum of 25 passengers.

    Edinburgh

    Thursday 5 August and Wednesday 11 August 1999

    A day at leisure in Edinburgh for independent exploration of Scotland's capital city. There are fine museums and art galleries to visit, famous shopping streets such as the Royal Mile and Princes Street, or simply explore the closes and Wynds of the Old Town.

    Price includes:
  • Travel by luxury touring coach
  • Service of Blue Badge Scottish Tourist Guide
  • Service charges and VAT at 17.5%
  • Price per person 29.00**

    Stirling, Callander and the Trossachs

    Friday 6 August and Thursday 12 August 1999

    From Glasgow you travel northwards to the historic town of Stirling, once the home of the Scottish Kings and Queens. In addition to free time to explore Stirling you are given a guided tour of the Castle. At Callander we make a stop at the Kilmahog Woolen Mill before enjoying lunch. The afternoon you travel into the picturesque Trossachs area, including the dramatic climb over the Duke's Pass.

    Price includes:
  • Guided tour of Stirling Castle
  • Visit to Woollen Mill
  • Travel by luxury touring coach
  • Service of Blue Badge Scottish Tourist Guide
  • Service charges and VAT at 17.5%
  • Price per person 31.00**

    Traquair House and the Scottish Borders

    Saturday 7 August 1999

    From Glasgow to the ancient market town of Lanark dating from the 10th Century you will make a visit to New Lanark. New Lanark was founded in 1784 as an industrial village, but more famous for the social experiments conducted by Robert Owen. On through the rolling hills to Traquair House, the oldest inhabited house in Scotland, famed for its connections with Bonnie Prince Charlie.

    Price includes:
  • Admission to New Lanark Visitor Centre
  • Admission to Traquair House
  • Travel by luxury touring coach
  • Service of Blue Badge Scottish Tourist Guide
  • Service charges and VAT at 17.5%
  • Price per person 40.00**

    Culzean Castle, Ayr and Burns Country

    Sunday 8 August 1999

    At the small village of Alloway you will visit Robert Burns cottage, where the famous poet was born in 1759. There is also a visit to the Land O'Burns centre which explains the life and times of Burns. Continue on to Culzean Castle, the ancestral home of the Kennedy family. The castle was built between 1772 and 1792 by Robert Adam and stands within a substantial country park.

    Price includes:
  • Admission to Burns Cottage, Alloway
  • Interior visit to Land o'Burns Centre
  • Admission to Culzean Castle
  • Travel by luxury touring coach
  • Service of Blue Badge Scottish Tourist Guide
  • Service charges and VAT at 17.5%
  • Price per person 40.00**

    Scone Palace and Perthshire

    Monday 9 August 1999

    On the outskirts of Perth you stop at Scone Palace, home to the Earls of Mansfield and ancient coronation site of Scottish Kings. After a tour of the Palace and its extensive grounds we will continue into the heart of the town for some free time to shop and/or sightsee before returning to Glasgow, via the pleasant market town of Crieff.

    Price includes:
  • Admission to Scone Palace
  • Travel by luxury touring coach
  • Service of Blue Badge Scottish Tourist Guide
  • Service charges and VAT at 17.5%
  • Price per person 36.00**



    Adrian Lapthorn
    Last modified: Fri Jul 9 02:46:00 BST 1999