Scotland, The North West Passage
Loch Lomond's shore is unparalleled in beauty
and is the first of many scenic lochs we visit.
The Isle of Skye has majestic castles including
Dunvegan. Wild and remote, the deserted
north-westerly beaches shimmer with white sand.
The Orkney Islands are steeped in ancient and more
modern history with their mysterious prehistoric stones.
Isle of Skye
North West Highlands
Castles and Gardens
7 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast
Home Link included
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
We depart and make our way to theGlasgow area for our overnight stay with dinner,bed and breakfast.
The magic begins as we head northalong the ‘Queen of Scottish Lochs’ – LochLomond where we hug the shore line for over 20miles. Proceeding into mountainous Glencoe,before reaching Loch Linnhe and Fort William forsome free time. We later continue along LochLochy, Loch Garry, Loch Cluanie and Loch Duich,with a stop at Eilean Donan Castle. We stay on theIsle of Skye for the next 2 nights with dinner, bedand breakfast.
Today we head to Portree the island’scapital. The tour sweeps across the island tohistorical Dunvegan Castle and its garden.Dunvegan is the stronghold of the Macleod clanand is the longest inhabited castle in Scotland forover 800 years.
We depart Skye and head along the westcoast to Ullapool and Loch Maree and GuinardIsland. On the way we stop in Gairloch havingpassed Inverewe gardens. Later we arrive inUllapool for welcoming tea/coffee and shortbreadand our overnight stay with dinner, bed andbreakfast.
The holiday continues into a part ofScotland where very few people have been. Alongthe way, we stop off in Durness, the UK’s mostnorth westerly town, before continuing along thenorthern shoreline to Thurso and your hotel forthe next 2 nights with dinner, bed and breakfast.
The short journey takes you past thelate Queen Mums Scottish residence – The Castleof Mey, to John O’Groats where we join theOrkney Ferry. The crossing takes about 40 minuteand on the Orkneys you will be met by yourprivate coach and guide.
Heading south we stop at the fairy-talecastle of Dunrobin, then on to the cosmopolitanHighland capital of Inverness with some free timehere. Later we arrive at our overnight hotel in thePerthshire area with dinner, bed and breakfast.
We depart after breakfast and makeour way back to the West Country.
On this tour we use a good standard of 3 star
hotels, all offering bedrooms with en suite
bathroom, colour TV and tea/coffee making
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