Shetland & Orkney: Escape to the Edge

Accommodation & Prices

We have included a selection of our favourite places to stay during your holiday to Orkney and Shetland and would be delighted to tailor your accommodation to suit your requirements.

Please choose from one of our four accommodation categories:

Budget 3* B&Bs & Guest Houses from £1025.00pp
Standard 4* Guest Houses & 3* Hotels from £1130.00pp 
Premium Boutique Guest Houses & 4* Hotels from £1195.00pp


Tour Inclusions

  • 8 nights' accommodation to include breakfast
  • 9 days Economy car hire (other vehicle categories available)
  • Ferry crossing from Aberdeen to Shetland
  • Ferry crossing from Shetland to Orkney
  • Ferry crossing from Orkney to Scrabster
  • Map of Scotland with our recommended driving route
  • Comprehensive Information Pack containing travel guides and suggestions of additional places to see and visit

Selected Accommodation

A collection of good quality 3* B&Bs and Guest Houses which are renowned for being warm and friendly and are often located in beautiful areas.

A collection of good quality 4* Guest Houses and 3* Hotels, many of which are located in beautifully restored older buildings. They are often situated in secluded and beautiful out-of-the-way spots where you can just relax and feel at home.


Our Premium category includes a unique collection of luxurious and stylish Boutique Guest Houses and 4* Small Hotels. Wonderfully charming and intimate they are run with great flair by their individual owners.

It also comprises larger 4* Hotels which include International chains, selected for their level of comfort and service as well as for their location to city highlights. You can expect not only traditional luxury but also designer hotels of a contemporary style.

Perhaps you would like to spend a few additional days in one of our featured locations; either at the beginning, during or after your tour of Scotland. If you are planning to spend longer in Scotland, we would recommend combining this itinerary with another of our self-drive tours.