Tour Only from £315
Tour with accommodation from £515
7th, 21st May; 4th, 18th Jun; 2nd, 16th, 30th Jul; 13th, 27th Aug; 10th, 24th Sep
This spectacular Highlands and Islands tour heads west through the beautiful scenery of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Glen Coe, Fort William, Loch Ness then on to Orkney.
Fascinating history and wonderful scenery
The Italian Chapel & Churchill Barriers
And the Ring O’Brodgar
Visit the historic battlefield
Stunning Highland scenery
You will have a leisurely morning in Kirkwall, which boasts many craft and gift shops to enjoy. Take time to explore the beautiful working harbour and ancient streets. In the late morning, we will say goodbye to Orkney and join the ferry ride back to the mainland. Your expert guide will ensure you get the best out of your journey to Inverness, exploring the dramatic coastline.
Your first stop of the day will be John O Groats, the only place where you can view both the east and west coasts of the UK simultaneously. It’s an excellent opportunity for a photo stop as well!
As you head home, you’ll be able to visit the battlefield of Culloden*, the site of the defeat of the Jacobite forces. Learn more about this turbulent moment of Scottish history which shapes the way the country ran for centuries.
You’ll also pass the stunning Cairngorm Mountains, which serve as both a summer retreat and centre for winter sports. The Cairngorm National Park is also the largest national park in Scotland, and proves popular destination for tourists and locals alike due to its proximity to major cities- Edinburgh and Aberdeen.
For five amazing days, soak up Scotland's dramatic scenery, discover its turbulent past and get to know its warm and welcoming people.
Dramatic Landscapes & Legends dominate this 7 day tour of Scotland.
This fantastic Highland and Islands tour visits two of Scotland's most magical Islands - Skye and Orkney