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Sailing Around Scotland

Enjoy seven nights exploring the rugged terrain of Scotland's islands and mainland, discovering the history and tradition of this great land.

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Overview

Holiday Highlights

  • Kirkwall on the Orkney Islands leads you to Scara Brae
  • Discover castles of old in Invergordon
  • Join a local guide in Lerwick in the Shetland Islands for a visit to St Ninian's
  • Put your best foot forward for typical highland walking in Ullapool.
  • Experience delicious food, superior customer service and fine comfort on board a Fred. Olsen ship.
  • Relax onboard during our days at sea, enjoy a beverage at the bar, maybe take a swim in the pool or perhaps treat yourself to a relaxing sauna.

Scotland. The land of Tartan, Braveheart, lochs and highlands, a perfect destination for some fine walking.

Once on board enjoy eight nights exploring the wilder and more remote side of Scotland. After a day at sea we reach Lerwick on the Shetland Islands, where we meet our local guide and head to St Ninians Island offering stunning coastal scenery and for the those that enjoy bird watching, this is a perfect stop. 

Following a night of sailing we arrive into Kirkwall on the Orkney Islands, which is steeped in folklore and historic tales, where we walk across moorlands to the famous Scara Brae.

Ullapool, 45 minutes north of Inverness offers what could be our purest highlands day as we head into the hills for Stac Pollaidh. With its sandstone pinnacles and rock formations sitting proudly above Loch Lurgainn for those idyllic highland views.

Our final stop, Invergordon is located at the head of Cromarty Firth in the stunning Scottish Highlands. A perfect place to discover coastal walking and castles of old before our final day at sea and our home port.

  • Breakfast and dinner throughout your tour, plus lunch on sea days
  • Complimentary tea and coffee at select locations throughout the ship
  • All entertainment, sports & leisure facilities on board
  • A programme of walks and excursions from our ports of call including any necessary transportation costs
  • All ship and excursion tips
  • Picnic lunch on shore excursion days
  • Afternoon Tea on one of the At Sea days
  • Services of a Local Guide in Ullapool
  • All drinks on board
  • Any local excursions not included in the Ramblers Cruise & Walk Holidays programme including entrances to museums, sites or Fred Olsen on shore activities
  • Access to Wi-Fi on board the ship. Fred Olsen offers various packages for wifi access onboard. Please refer to their website at https://www.fredolsencruises.com/faqs/on-board/is-there-wifi-on-board for full information
  • Personal laundry and dry cleaning, hairdressing, health, beauty treatments and selected fitness classes
  • Holiday Insurance
  • Occasionally a local guide or your Ramblers Cruise & Walk leader might suggest entering a site or monument in a city for which there is an entrance fee to pay. Please allow approximately £30 for this
  • Discretionary gratuities to the crew, drivers, guides etc both on board and ashore

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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