The rugged and remote Orkneys
Mon, 25 Jan 2016
Usually found leading Ramblers tours, participating as a client on one of Ramblers Worldwide Holidays was a real treat for Sue Brown, when she was the one being looked after for a change when she re-visited the Orkney Islands.
The Orkney Ramblers
Sat, 23 Jan 2016
This was my first Ramblers Holiday, and my wife Lesley, and I can only say what a wonderful experience we had with good company, beautiful walks and views, numerous historic sites, and based in a lovely hotel. The whole experience was enhanced by our leader, Adam Ward, who went out of his way to...
Sun, 17 Jan 2016
I was particularly interested in something between these two: Dr John Rae, an Orcadian sent in the mid-19th century by the Hudson’s Bay Company to search for Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition in the high Arctic. Two hundred years after Rae’s birth outside Stromness, his statue graces the town’s...
History and Heather
Tue, 12 Oct 2010
The week on the Orkney’s started with a relaxing walk, an ideal way for us to get to know our fellow ramblers and for our leader Claire to asses our abilities. We walked in the sunshine exploring Stromness, then along the coastal path in search of seals, after a lunch break back into town to...
Roaming Around Britain
Wed, 22 Sep 2010
We really enjoyed our first experience with Ramblers Worldwide Holidays, joining a group of 11, including my husband and me and our wonderful leader Alex.