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FEI European Eventing Championships Scotland 9th -14th September 2015

Be part of Equestrian eventing history and visit The 2015 FEI European Championships in Scotland. The top event riders and horses from across Europe will be on display in the stunning setting of the ancestral Blair Castle in September 2015. Equestrian Escapes are offering a fantastic 5 night trip to The Championships from 09th -14th September 2015 to make sure that you do not miss any of the action!

What's Included:

  • Full UNDERCOVER GRANDSTAND ticket pack
  • Return travel from Edinburgh station/airport
  • Internal transfers to and from the event
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Half-board
  • £995 per person

Price: from £995pp


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Itinerary and prices – scroll down for more details

If like us you were utterly captivated by the outstanding success of the GB team at The London Olympics in 2012 and moe recently the FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games Normandy 2014 then join us on our trip to The FEI European Championships 2015 in Blair, Scotland and give yourself the perfect opportunity to support your favourite riders and horses once again.

Set in the magnificent highlands of Scotland from 9th -14th September 2015, the Championships are an ideal getaway for any horse enthusiast. The European Championships will be be hosted in the stunning setting of the ancestral Blair Castle, unique among the castles of Scotland for its renowned history and fascinating past. We are once again offering a fabulous 5 night package to make sure that you enjoy all of the excitement first hand. We have also secured the last numbered seating in the covered grandstand (already sold out to general public!) on both dressage days and show jumping final day, ensuring you have the most comfortable and best seats in the house!

Show schedule:

Wednesday 9th September - Arrive

Collection from Edinburgh train station -13.00

Collection from Edinburgh airport - 14.00

Transfer to the Hilton Dunkeld Hotel (check-in available from 15.00)

Collection from hotel reception for those attending to the opening ceremony - 18.15

Evening meal from 19.00 for those not attending the opening ceremony – Garden restaurant

FEI Opening Ceremony - 19.30-20.00

Return transfer to hotel from the opening ceremony - 20.15 (drop off and collection from the main castle carpark)

Evening meal for those attending the opening ceremony - 21.00-22.00 - Garden restaurant 

Thursday 10th September

Breakfast - from 7.00 – Garden restaurant

Collection from hotel reception - 8.20

9.00 - Shopping Village Shops Open

9.00 - Highland Pony Show

9.00 - Hunter Show

10.00 - FEI Test Rider

10.20 - FEI European Championships Dressage

Return transfer to hotel - 17.00

Evening meal 19.00 – Garden restaurant

Friday 11th September

Breakfast - from 7.00 – Garden restaurant

Collection from hotel reception - 8.20

9.00 - Shopping Village Shops Open

9.00 - NPS Scotland Show

9.00 - British Showjumping

10.00 - FEI European Championships Dressage

Return transfer to hotel - 17.00

Evening meal 19.00 – Garden restaurant

Saturday 12th September

Breakfast - from 7.00 – Garden restaurant

Collection from hotel reception - 8.00 (on this day you may choose to buy breakfast at the showground as you have an early collection. Traffic will be congested heading to Blair Castle)

9.00 - Shopping Village Shops Open

9.00 - Country Fair Demonstrations

9.00 - British Showjumping

9.00 - Pony Club Mounted Games

10.30 - FEI European Championships Cross Country

Return transfer to hotel - 18.00

Evening meal 19.00 – Garden restaurant

Sunday 13th September

Breakfast - from 7.00 – Garden restaurant

Collection from hotel reception - 8.20

9.00 - Shopping Village Shops Open

9.00 - Second Horse Inspection

9.00 - Country Fair Demonstrations

9.00 - Showing Classes

9.00 - British Showjumping

11.30 - FEI European Championships. Show Jumping

15.45 - FEI Medal Ceremony & Closing Ceremony

Return transfer to hotel - 17.00

Evening meal 19.00 – Garden restaurant

Monday 14th September - Depart

Breakfast - from 7.00 – Garden restaurant

Collection from hotel reception – 10.00

Return transfer to Edinburgh

What’s included?

• Full ticket pack
• Return travel from Edinburgh train station OR Edinburgh airport
• Internal transfers to and from the event
• 5 nights half board accommodation (breakfast & evening meal)
• Price from £995 per person

Pick-up Points

We will be offering pick up points at Edinburgh train station at 1pm and Edinburgh airport at 2pm on Wednesday 9th September. If you get an early flight into Edinburgh airport you can easily use the public transport to get to Edinburgh train station. You can then drop your luggage off at the secure bag drop zone if you want to spend the morning in Edinburgh. You can then meet us back at the train station for the pick up. 

Accommodation and Prices:

4* Hilton Dunkeld House Hotel staying in a shared twin/double room, £995pp - this option includes breakfast and dinner. Distance from event, see Google maps - 30 minutes.

Single room supplement £85 pn

Booking:

Early booking is recommended. You can reserve your place now by filling in the booking form on this page (see 'book now' button) a 30% deposit is required to secure your booking, a further 30% instalment by 31 January 2015 and then the final balance will be due 8 weeks prior to travel. If you do not wish to include a seat on the coach (ie just take accommodation and tickets) take £75 off the price per person.

Equestrian Escapes has been providing first class equestrian holidays since 2006, on our website you will find a excellent selection of horse riding holidays and short break riding holidays. For that special occassion we offer luxury riding holidays both in the UK and abroad.

How To Book

    Optional Extras

    • Single room supplement