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Aberdeen, The Shetlands, Lerwick, Yell & Unst

Travel Date(s) - 01/07/2023 - 07/07/2023
Price: £1,295.00
Single Supplement: £207.00

Staying at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, Aberdeen and the Shetland Hotel, Lerwick
This unique holiday takes you around the magical Shetland “Islands of opportunity”. With over 5,000 years of human history, the world-class archaeology, and the renowned stunning scenery, this will certainly be a holiday to remember. Explore the hidden settlements and remains dotted about the islands, each with their own intricate stories to tell. Delve into the history of the small islands of Yell and Unst, and all spread over 7 days so that you can experience the wonder of these northern islands in the most relaxed way possible. Our hotels have been chosen specifically to give you the most welcoming experience Scotland can offer, and our 2 day guided tours will have you bursting with knowledge and wonder.

Our Itinerary
DAY 1 Today marks the beginning of our holiday to the fantastic Shetland Islands – starting with our personal door to door service bringing you to the coach and lifting all your stress. Today’s journey is to Aberdeen for an overnight stay to make the start of our adventure tomorrow far less rushed. We travel north into Scotland bypassing Perth and along the east coastal route to Aberdeen for dinner and our overnight stay at the Altens Hotel.
DAY 2 After breakfast, we leave our hotel and join our guide for an included 2 hour guided visit of Aberdeen. The afternoon Is free in Aberdeen before we drive to the port and board our overnight ship to Lerwick, where your accommodation, dinner and breakfast are included on board.
DAY 3 On arrival in Lerwick, Shetlands capital, we leave the port and join our guide for a full day tour of Yell & Unst. Today’s visit includes a guided tour of the islands. Unst is the most northerly of the British Isles, and Yell is renowned for its birdlife and dramatic scenery and rugged wilderness. Our guide will enlighten you on all the islands have to offer, their history and spectacular views.
DAY 4 Today we will have a full day to explore Lerwick, Britain’s most northerly capital.
DAY 5 We have another day touring the area with our Shetland guide before returning to our hotel for dinner.
DAY 6 We take a morning tour today before arriving back to Lerwick Port for our overnight sail with dinner, breakfast and accommodation included on board ship.
DAY 7 Once we have arrived back in Aberdeen we will make our way south through Scotland and over the border back to England and onto our exclusive door to door service.
(NB – The above itinerary may be changed round to accommodate visits)

– En suite accommodation on board ship

Shetland hotel –
– All rooms en-suite
– 24 hour reception desk
– WiFi, Passenger lift, TV
– Hospitality tray

Aberdeen Altens Hotel –
– All rooms en-suite
– WiFi, Gym, Indoor Pool ,Steam Room
– Sauna 4 Hospitality tray
– TV , Hairdryer, Telephone


Holiday Includes
– Door to door pick up and return
– All coach travel & excursions as listed
– 1 x nights’ accommodation at The Aberdeen Altens Hotel
– 3 x nights’ accommodation at the Shetland Hotel, Lerwick
– 2 x nights overnight accommodation onboard ship with private facilities
– 4 x full breakfasts at the hotels
– 4 x 3 course choice dinners at the hotels
– 2 x cooked breakfasts on board ship
– 2 x evening dinners on board ship
– Return ferry crossings from Aberdeen to Lerwick
– Return ferry crossings to Yell & Unst
– Local guide for morning visit to Aberdeen
– Local guide for 2 days on Shetland
– Services of our experienced crew


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