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Scotland – Orkney & North Scotland (The Ayre Hotel, Kirkwall)
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Scotland – Orkney & North Scotland (The Ayre Hotel, Kirkwall)

Travel Date(s) - 20/06/2021 - 25/06/2021
Price: £895.00
Single Supplement: Limited - please enquire when booking

Staying at the Ayre Hotel, Kirkwall& Priory Hotel, Beauly
Our summer holiday to Orkney and Northern Scotland takes us through some of the finest scenery in Britain, from the rugged mountains and spectacular coastline of the highland region to the lush island of Orkney, full of ancient history from thousands of years past.
The Ayre Hotel is situated in Kirkwall, a good quality hotel within easy walking distance from the town centre, St Angus Cathedral and Orkney Museum. The Priory Hotel, situated in the village of Beauly near Inverness, is our outward and return overnight hotel. It is family run and is of good standard always having a warm welcome.

Itinerary
  • DAY 1 After your door to door service has brought you to our coach we travel North over the border into Scotland with refreshment stops en-route, by-passing Perth, towards Inverness and onto Beauly and The Priory Hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
  • DAY 2 After Breakfast we leave Beauly and travel the east coastal route via Helmsdale, Wick and John ‘O Groats to Gills Bay and our sail over to St Margaret’s Hope on Orkney. We then continue our journey stopping at The Italian Chapel built by the prisoners of war for an included visit before crossing the Churchill Barriers and onto The Ayre Hotel, Kirkwall for dinner and a stay of 3 nights.
  • DAY 3 Full day free to do as you please in Kirkwall.
  • DAY 4 Full day touring today via the Standing Stones of Stenness and The Ring of Brodgar for an included visit to Skara Brae (dating back more than 3,000 years) Skaill House & Visitor Centre. Later we travel North round the island to Birsay then via Evie Village and Finstown back to Kirkwall.
  • DAY 5 After breakfast we leave Kirkwall and take the coastal road via Houton to Stromness for our crossing to Scrabster on the mainland viewing The Old Man of Hoy during our sail. After our arrival in Port we travel the coastal route West before driving South to Beauly and The Priory Hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
  • DAY 6 After a leisurely breakfast we travel south through Scotland into England and our door to door service to your home areas.
Holiday Includes
  • Door to door service
  • All coach travel as listed
  • Sea crossing Gills Bay to St Margarets
  • Sea crossing Stromness to Scrabster
  • Entrance to The Italian Chapel
  • Entrance to Skarabrae and Skaille House
  • 2 x nights accommodation at The Priory Hotel
  • 3 x nights accommodation at The Ayre Hotel
  • 5 x dinners 3 choice menu
  • 5 x cooked breakfasts
  • Services of our experienced crew
  • Photographic identification is required for this holiday
Facilities
  • En-Suite accommodation
  • Hospitality Tray
  • Television
  • Hair Dryer
  • Some hotel rooms are not served by passenger lift (Please state when booking if this is a requirement)

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