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Orkney & The Far North

From £215 per adult

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May — September

The Magic & Mystery of the Orkney Isles

Day 1

Over the sea to the Orkney Isles...
This wonderful island adventure starts as you head north via Inverness and the spectacular coastal scenery of Moray and Cromarty. Then you board the ferry for the memorable trip to the mysterious and magical Orkney Isles. Once you arrive you can take in the stunning scenery and visit the beautiful Italian Chapel, which was built by Italian prisoners of war. You'll also see while the famous Churchill Barriers - causeways that were constructed to protect the British fleet from submarines.

Overnight Kirkwall

Day 2

Exploring the ancient history of the Isles...
From your base in Kirkwall, which boasts many craft and gift shops to enjoy, you'll spend the whole of day two exploring the islands. This is a land full of ancient history and you'll be able to take in prehistoricmarvels such as the Maeshowe* chambered cairn, the world-famous Neolithic village of Skara Brae* and the brooding stone circles of Stenness and the Ring o'Brodgar. The day will finish with a visit to beautiful St Magnus Cathedral.

Overnight Kirkwall

Day 3

Morning ferry ride, coastal scenery and Culloden…
The last day starts with an early ferry ride back to the mainland. Then the journey takes you through spectacular coastal and mountain scenery of Wick, Helmsdale and Goslpie before returning to your starting point of Inverness, the capital city of the Highlands. 

Departure days:

Alternate Fridays

11th/25th May

8th/22nd June

6th/20th July

3rd/17th/31st August

14th September

Departs/Returns:

09:00 am / 14:00 pm

Meeting point:

Stance 7, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret Street IV1 1LT

Contact details

Highland Experience Tours
1 Parliament Square
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH1 1RE
Starting
Inverness
Length
3
Days
Transport
Minibus
Type
Medium Group (17-30)
Languages
English
Themes
Adventure Geology History Island Hopping Landscapes Photography

Tour prices

From

  • £215 Per Adult

Attractions

Tour company information

Highland Experience Tours

We offer Visit Scotland 5 Star Graded tours of Scotland. We operate smaller buses that make sure you can see the very best of Scotland. Some of the best and most experienced driver guides in the business ensure you have a safe, fun and educational tour. Book Now! - Day tours to multiple day, week-long tours for groups and independent travellers, with departures all year round. - Passionate, enthusiastic and informed professional guides - Comfortable, luxurious vehicles with plenty of time to take you on the 'wee' roads.

Opening times

Monday - 7am - 10pm
Tuesday - 7am - 10pm
Wednesday - 7am - 10pm
Thursday - 7am - 10pm
Friday - 7am - 10pm
Saturday - 7am - 10pm
Sunday - 7am - 10pm

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