Orkney & the Far North

Overview

Selected Highlights

  • Walk the winding flagstone lanes of the historic fishing port of Stromness
  • Explore Skara Brae where Britain’s earliest inhabitants once lived
  • Step back in time at some of Europe’s finest ancient monuments including the chambered tomb of Maes Howe & the Ring of Brodgar
  • Take a boat over to the Island of Hoy & enjoy a magnificent coastal walk
  • Enjoy a guided trip to Cape Wrath, the north-westerly point of Britain
  • Walk into Sandwood Bay, one of the most isolated & beautiful beaches in the British Isles

Enjoy a wonderful self-drive tour of Scotland’s northern extremes with a visit to the enchanting Orkney Islands and the striking landscapes and windswept beaches of the Northern Highlands.

Spectacularly located off the northern tip of Scotland, Orkney is a unique destination with a distinctive culture drawn from centuries of Norse rule and a landscape sculpted by the sea.

Travel across the very top of Scotland, past spectacular rocky sea cliffs, stunning golden beaches and down through the ancient mountains of the North West Highlands.

Keen to find out more about the incredible history of Orkney? Check out our blog: A Treasure Hunt on Ancient Orkney.