Orkney & Shetland - Adventure & Explore

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Ring of Brodgar, Orkney

Orkney & Shetland - Adventure & Explore

Experience the unique landscapes, history, and culture of Scotland’s most remote islands.


  • Saturday 16th - Sunday 24th April 2022 - Fully booked
  • Saturday 11th - Sunday 19th June 2022 - Fully booked
  • Saturday 2nd - Sunday 10th July 2022 - Fully booked
  • Saturday 20th - Sunday 28th August 2022

Dramatic coastal walks, mosaics of jaw-dropping landscapes, and ancient sites, this is a getaway like no other. On this week-long adventure, you’ll experience the best this magnificent part of the country has to offer. Orkney and Shetland are fascinating and unique islands steeped in Neolithic and Viking history, and home to some of the most breathtaking views going.

Joining a small group of fellow explorers and your Large Outdoors host and guide, you’ll enjoy two-and-a-half days exploring Orkney before boarding an overnight ferry to Shetland, where you’ll spend almost four full days, taking the time to really get to know the islands on guided walks and excursions.

In a nutshell:

  • Explore the remote islands of Orkney and Shetland on a week-long adventure, featuring seven full days out and ferry crossings.
  • Experience the ancient sites and history that makes Orkney and Shetland unique, from settlements dating back thousands of years to Viking myths and legends.
  • Look out for wildlife, investigate the local pubs and tea rooms, and try local delicacies.
  • Leave the planning, navigating, and logistics to us so you can truly enjoy the experience.

Collection from Aberdeen Train Station.

From £895 per adult

Departure days

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

August — August

Contact details

Large Outdoors

Unit 1c, Park Farm Courtyard
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom
YO17 6QX

Tour information


  • Aberdeen


9 Days


  • Boat
  • Minibus
  • Walking


  • Private
  • Small Group (1-16)


  • English


  • Adventure
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Food and drink
  • History
  • Island Hopping
  • Landscapes
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Walking
  • Walking/Hiking

Tour prices

From £895 Per Adult

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Prices are subject to change depending on season

Tour Stops

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Tour company information

Large Outdoors

Large Outdoors is a national outdoors activity, adventure, and holiday company specialising in getting the most out of the beautiful UK countryside through sociable experiences. We offer a range of hosted and guided getaways in Scotland, including wild swimming in the Highlands, multi-day holidays to Orkney, Shetland, Mull, Skye, and the Outer Hebrides, winter walking in the Cairngorms, and the West Highland Way. We also offer regular guided walks to the summit of Ben Nevis, with packages including accommodation and meals available.

Opening times

Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 3pm
Wednesday: 9am - 3pm
Thursday: 9am - 3pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm

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