ISLANDS

‚ÄčIsle of skye

Our route to Skye takes you through the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. We'll stop in a picturesque village, where you can relax over a cup of coffee or explore at your leisure. You’ll get stunning views of the UK’s largest expanse of fresh water, Loch Lomond and take in the weeping waterfalls that inhabit the incredible Glen Coe. You can also take in views of Ben Nevis, the UK's tallest peak. As our road nears the coast, it passes Eilean Donan Castle. Here you have the chance to see the most photographed castle in Scotland, that featured in the film Highlander. Then it's time to cross the bridge to Skye.

Day 2

The Incredible Isle of Skye...

Enjoy a full day exploring the Isle of Skye. Your guide will make sure you get the best out of your time on the island based on the group and weather. You might visit the fairy glen where you can walk around this otherworldly place or perhaps head to the most westerly tip of Skye, Neist Point and feel like you''re on the edge of the world.

 

Orkney islands


This spectacular Highlands and Islands tour starts by heading west through the beautiful scenery of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. The route then takes you through the haunting landscape of Glen Coe and on through Fort William and the Great Glen to arrive at the fabled shores of Loch Ness, where you can enjoy an evening boat cruise.

Overnight: Loch Ness

Day 2

Over the sea to the Orkney Isles…

On day two you head north via Inverness and the spectacular coastal scenery of the Moray and Cromarty Firths with a quick stop at John o Groats. Then you board the ferry for a memorable trip to the mysterious and magical Orkney Isles. Once you arrive you can take in the stunning scenery and start exploring.

Overnight: Kirkwall

Day 3

Exploring the ancient history of the Isles…

From your base in Kirkwall, which boasts many craft and gift shops to enjoy, you’ll spend the whole of day three exploring the islands. This is a land full of ancient history and you’ll be able to take in prehistoric marvels such as the Maeshowe chambered cairn, the world-famous Neolithic village of Skara Brae and the brooding stone circles of Stenness and the Ring o’Brodgar. The day will finish with a visit to beautiful St Magnus Cathedral.