4-night, 3-day Orkney Insights tour

This tour will give you a true flavour of our magical islands, concentrating on the many attractions of the Orkney Mainland and the linked South Isles, reached by the Churchill Barriers. This is private tour – you will NOT be joining a shared group tour. Your 'Orkney Insights' tour is all-inclusive, with accommodation at a good local hotel, breakfast and à la carte dinner at your hotel, lunch at a suitable pub or tearoom whilst on tour, all entry fees, all ferry fares for island day trips as appropriate,  and the services of your personal archaeologist driver-guide included in the price. The itinerary shown below can be customised to your personal requirements - please let us know what you are interested in and we will do the rest.


Day 1

Arrive at your hotel in time for dinner.


Day 2 

Mainland Orkney travel round Scapa Flow to the Earl’s Bu and Round Kirk, Skara Brae, Skaill House, Maeshowe Chambered Cairn, the Stones of Stenness and the Ring of Brodgar.


Day 3 

Mainland Orkney Rennibister Earth-house, Cuween Cairn, the Churchill Barriers, the Italian Chapel  and St. Magnus’ Cathedral.


Day 4

Mainland Orkney visit the Broch of Gurness, Kirbuster Farm Museum, the Brough of Birsay, the Earl’s Palace Birsay and the Barony Mill.


Day 5: depart

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