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Orkney Explorer 2021

From £1189 per adult

Departure days

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May — September

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Discover the peace, tranquility, and rich heritage of the beautiful island of Orkney, part of a wider grand tour visiting John O'Groats, historic Stirling and Edinburgh, Scotland's proud capital.

DEPARTS - Wednesday 26 May 2021

Wednesday 08 September 2021

Thursday 30 September 2021 - extra departure date added

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore historic Orkney at a gentle pace, staying in the ancient Norse capital Kirkwall
  • Guided walking tour of Kirkwall and the 12th century St Magnus Cathedral
  • Tour and tasting at Orkney’s Highland Park Distillery
  • Visit the Italian Chapel, Churchill Barriers and Skara Brae
  • Rich archaeology and history
  • Dramatic scenery of the Highland Line
  • Photo-stop at John O’Groats
  • Fantastic seascape coastline of the Far North
  • Spend time in historic Stirling, a short walk from the castle and Old Town
  • Visit Edinburgh, with a guided walking tour of the ‘Royal Mile’

Also included in your tour fare:

  • 6 nights’ bed, breakfast & Table d’Hôte evening meal
  • Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)
  • Rail & coach travel, with transfers as described
  • All excursions and admissions as detailed
  • Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager

Contact details

Railtrail Tours
21 The Smithfield Centre
Leek
Staffordshire
England
ST13 5JW
Length
7
Days
Transport
Boat Coach Train
Type
Medium Group (17-30)

Tour prices

From

  • £1189 Per Adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season

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Tour company information

Railtrail Tours

We are an independent, family run rail holiday specialist which has been offering escorted holidays by train within the UK and Europe for 40 years. Currently we have numerous quality, unique and fully escorted tours to over 20 countries, that are unequalled in originality and content. Varying from a superb short stay in the Scottish Highlands to an amazing superior quality WOW-factor tour of India! We also have a selection of specialist holidays for steam enthusiasts which are becoming very popular.

Opening times

0900 - 1700 Monday to Friday

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