Churchill Barriers
Churchill Barriers © iStock

Scotland's Far North, Shetland & Orkney 2023

From £1309 per adult

Departure days

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May — May

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A wonderful new tour that combines Scotland's Far North and the beauty of the Shetland and Orkney Isles. From the dramatic rugged coastlines and fascinating wildlife to the ancient history and unique blend of Scottish and Scandinavian culture.

DEPARTS - Wednesday 3 May 2023 & Wednesday 17 May 2023


  • Take the fabulous Highland Line climbing through the Cairngorms
  • Explore the Castle of Mey, the former royal residence of the Queen Mother
  • Visit the Italian Chapel, Churchill Barriers, Skaill House and Skara Brae
  • Tour idyllic Shetland Isle and discover its Viking past at Jarlshof
  • See beautiful Shetland Ponies
  • Discover rich archaeology and history
  • Enjoy a photo-stop at John O’Groats
  • Fantastic seascape coastline of the Far North
  • Two night’s relaxing cruising with modern, en-suite cabins

Also included in your tour fare:

  • Dinner every evening
  • Rail travel & seat reservations from your Home Station to Tour Base (Standard or First Class)
  • Services of experienced Railtrail Tour Manager
  • Hotel Porterage

Contact details

Railtrail Tours
21 The Smithfield Centre
ST13 5JW
Boat Coach Train
Medium Group (17-30)

Tour prices


  • £1309 Per Adult
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Prices are subject to change depending on season


Tour company information

Railtrail Tours

Welcome to Railtrail Tours An independent, family firm with an ethos of honesty and integrity. Our passion for delivering quality escorted holidays by rail at great value fares along with consistently excellent customer service has stood us in good stead for over 42 years. Big on Quality, Small Enough to Care!

Opening times

Office Hours - 09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday

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