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Orkney Islands

The Orkney Islands have something for everyone. There's stunning coastal walking, fascinating history, World Heritage archaeological sites and beautiful scenery.

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Overview

Holiday Highlights

  • Visit the Neolithic henge and stone circle of the Ring of Brodgar
  • Experience the Neolithic village of Skara Brae
  • Visit the Italian Chapel
  • Walk to the Old Man of Hoy - look out for Bonxies
  • Free time to explore Kirkwall and St. Magnus Cathedral

The classic harbour sounds of seagulls, yachts, and fishing boats create a sense of the surrounding sea. This remains as you uncover evidence of human habitation dating back to the beginning of time. Roam the margins between sea and land, along deserted cliffs, welcoming villages and across treeless landscapes dotted with monuments. Orkney is a unique and mystical place.

We stay in the village of Stromness to take advantage of the stunning coastal walking opportunities. Our programme offers an interest to the naturalist and historian among you, plus a full and exciting week filled with visual delights.

We walk to the Kitchener Memorial, Wideford Hill burial chamber, and (subject to ferries) the Old Man of Hoy. We plan to include walking tours of Kirkwall, Stromness and Birsay, and visits to the Ring of Brodgar, RSPB sites and many other attractions.

NO Single Room Supplement - rooms without a supplement are subject to availability.


  • Return flights from Glasgow or Edinburgh to Kirkwall (Loganair)
  • Airport transfers
  • Private coach transport to and from the trailheads and ferries to the islands we visit
  • Half board en suite accommodation
  • Services of a dedicated tour leader
  • Entrance fees (unless otherwise specified)
  • Personal expenses (such as your bar bill)
  • Discretionary tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Travel Insurance (you can add this when you book)

Holiday Information

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Itinerary & Travel

Itinerary Details

Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the outlined itinerary and advertised programme, local conditions can change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. This may mean that routes and timings need to be amended or the order of days may change, sometimes at short notice.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we may unfortunately need to withdraw a tour that is currently confirmed to operate and we therefore reserve the right to cancel your booking. We would always do our utmost to give you plenty of notice should we have to do this. Selected elements of this tour, including local attractions and restaurants, may change at late notice. Please ensure you have valid insurance cover before you travel.

Accommodation

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