Orkney Islands - 3 Day Tour
- 72 hr72 hours
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Your day starts after breakfast in Inverness and then we head north on a 3hr scenic adventure to the top of Scotland. There is a choice of ferry route depending on scheduling times. Lunchtime is usually spent either in John O Groats or Thurso. We then cross the Pentland Firth (sometimes passing clouds of Puffins - during their season between Apr-Aug) to Orkney. You are taken to prehistoric sites, historic sites and introduced to the islands' scenery and wildlife. Day 2 - you will see and visit a combination of the following attractions: the famous naval base Scapa Flow, the Churchill Barriers, the Italian Chapel, the Orkney Winery, and in the city of Kirkwall - Highland Park Distillery, the Bishop's Palace, the Earl's Palace, and Saint Magnus Cathedral. The evening is spent in accommodation in Kirkwall giving you time to yourselves to explore. Day 3 - we visit the old seaport of Stromness and then on to the world Unesco Heritage Site, Neolithic Highway. You will visit a combination of: the Neolithic Chambered Cairn at Maeshowe, the Hill Of Cuween or Unstan, the Neolithic Stones of Stenness, the Barnhouse Village, Brodgar, and Skara Brae. Lunch at Orkney Brewery is followed by a visit to the Broch of Gurness, before catching the ferry and then back to Inverness. NB: Price is for guide and vehicle only. Accommodation, food and admissions are not included in the price.
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9-11 Lentran House, Inverness, IV3 8RL