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Uncover Orkneys Ancient Secrets

Uncover Orkneys Ancient Secrets

Enjoy a 6 day holiday exploring Orkneys ancient secrets and the Castle of Mey, with 2 nights accomodation on Orkneys and guided tour, as well as three nights on the mainland.

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Uncover Orkneys Ancient Secrets                                                NEW TOUR

 

Inverness, Castle of Mey, The Orkneys, Perthshire

 

We travel through wonderful Highland scenery to reach Scotland’s North coast, beyond which lies the Orkneys, an ancient cluster of islands brimming with history and island scenery.  With the services of a local guide, discover ancient civilisations, world famous archaeology and bountiful wildlife from our base in the Island capital, Kirkwall.

 

Your Holiday Includes

  • Return coach travel

  • Door to door Service

  • 3 nights mainland dinner, Bed and Breakfast

  • 2 nights Orkneys Dinner, Bed and breakfast

  • Return ferry Scrabster to Stromness

  • Full day island tour with guide

  • Entry to the Castle of Mey

  • Entry to the Italian chapel

  • entry to Skara Brae

  • Afternoon Tea Box on outward journey

 

 

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Day 1

LOCH LOMOND: We travel north to Scotland, and alongside the shoreline of Loch Lomond, to our overnight accomodation, the 3* Loch Long Hotel, situated on the lochside.

Day 2

GLENCOE, LOCH NESS AND NORTHERN HIGHLANDS - Free time in Fort William befor continuing along Loch Ness. Free time in the Highland Capital, Inverness, we depart mid-afternoon, passing Dornoch and Dunrobin Castle, the silver sands at Bora and Wick, and onto our overnight accomodation, 3* Castletown Hotel, Thurso

Day 3

CASTLE OF MEY AND THE ORKNEYS: We enjoy morning entry to the Castle of Mey, the Queen Mother's homely castle with beautiful gardens. We board the afternoon ferry with our coach from Scrabster, arriving in Stromness. The day concludes with a tour along the shoreline of Scapa Flow - famous as the naval refuge during both world wars. We enjoy 2 nights accomodation in the capital Kirkwall, with its magnificent cathedral, at the 3* Kirkwall Hotel, situated on the harbour front.

Day 4

GUIDED TOUR OF THE ORKNEYS: A local guide joins us at the hotel for a memorable day out. The tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site includes a circular tour of the island, visiting most of the main sites including the 5000 year old Scara Brae, Churchill Barriers, Ring of Brodgar, Stennes Standing Stones and Italian Chapel.

Day 5

SPEY VALLEY AND PERTHSHIRE: We catch the morning ferry back to the mainland, with free time in Aviemore. We continue to Perthshire for our final nights accomodation.

Day 6

HOMEWARD JOURNEY: We depart our hotel in Scotland, for the journey home to the Midlands.

Your Hotels

 

Long Long Hotel, Arrochar *** - 1 Night

 

Perched on the banks of Loch Long and overlooked by the Arrochar Alps.  All rooms have TV and tea/coffee making facilities.  There is a restaurant, garden teerrace, lounge bar and a lift.

 

 

Catletown Hotel, Thurso *** - 1 Night

 

Nestled in the curve of dunnet Bay, within the picturesque fishing village of Thurso.  All rooms have TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilitites.  The hotel has a restaurant and a bar.  There is no lift.

 

 

Kirkwall Hotel, Orrkneys *** - 2 Nights

The kirkwall Hotel with stunning views to the north is one of Orkneys finest Victorian buildings, situated on the picturesque harbour, clode to the marina and main shopping centre.  All rooms have TV and tea/coffee making facilities.  There is a restaurant, lounge bar and a lift.

 

 

 

DATE, DURATION AND PRICE

 

Saturday 30th May 2020

6 Days / 5 Nights

£650

Single supplement £110

 

Tour Departs By:  07.00am                 Tour Returns By:  7.00pm

 

£50 Deposit is required on all holidays.

 

 

 

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