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Uncover Orkneys Ancient Secrets


Mon 9 Aug 2021: Enjoy this 6 day tour to uncover Orkneys Ancient Secrets

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Uncover Orkneys Ancient Secrets

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.


Price Includes:

  • Return Coach Travel

  • Door to Door Service

  • 3 nights mainland dinner Bed and Breakfast

  • 2 Nights Orkneys Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

  • Return ferry Scrabter to Stromness

  • Full Day Island tour with guide

  • Entry to the Castle of Mey, Italian Chapel and Skara Brae

  • Afternoon Tea Box on outward journey.


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Day 1

We travel north to Scotland, for our overnight accommodation in the Loch Lomond/Glasgow area.

Day 2

Glencoe, Loch Ness and Northern Highlands - Free time in Fort William before 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 accommodation, 3* Castletown Hotel, Thurso

Day 3

Castle of Mey and the Orkneys - We enjoy morning entry to the Castle of Mey, the Queen Mothers homely castle with beautiful gardens. We board the afternoon ferry with our coach from Gills Bay, arriving in St Margaret's Hope. 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 accommodation 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 scenic 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/ Spey Valley for our final nights accommodation.

Day 6

We leave our hotel in Scotland for the journey home to the Midlands.


Date, Duration & Price

Sunday 9th August 2021

5 Nights / 6 Days




Single SupplementL £126


£50 deposit is required for all holidays.

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Address: Foley Business Park, Stourport Road, Kidderminster, Worcs, DY11 7QL