Guided Tour

Submitted by Owen McCafferty on Fri, 2009-11-20

Herald Tours
Herald Tours offer a tour guide service and a walking tour booklet. Contact the Herald Printshop, 27 Albert Street, Kirkwall. Email: orkn…@hotmail.com

Discover Orkney Tours Guided tours and walks throughout Orkney with local accredited Orcadian guide. Tours suitable for individuals and/ or groups. Contact Mr Grieve 44 Clay Loan Kirkwall Orkney KW15 1QG Tel: +44 (1856) 872865 Fax: +44 (1856) 872865

Web: http://www.discoverorkney.com/

Stagecoach in Orkney With 2 tours every day travelling across the mainland, including visits to Skara Brae, the Italian Chapel, the Highland Park Distillery and much more, our tours are the perfect opportunity to explore Orkney. Contact: Miss Sarah Anderson Stagecoach East Scotland, Offices 47-51 Evans Business Centre, John Smith Business Park Kirkcaldy KY2 6WD Tel: +44 (1856) 870555 Fax: +44(1856) 871745

http://www.stagecoachbus.com

Wildabout Orkney Tours, Holidays & Shore Excursions Wildabout Orkney offers an exciting portfolio of guided and self-drive holidays to Orkney and Shetland designed with you, our guest, in mind including General/Specialized Self-Drive, Guided and Escorted Tours and Holidays to Orkney, Shetland and Scotland for Groups and Individual Travellers, Cruise Ship Shore Excursions (incl. local agency for domestic and international shore excursion companies/tour operators). Contact Hartley 5 Clouston Corner Stenness Orkney KW16 3LD Tel: +44 (1856) 851011 Mobile: +44(0) 7781 456353 Fax: +44 (1856) 851011

http://www.wildaboutorkney.com/

Rob Roy Tours Limited Guided Walking Tours – small groups, guaranteed departures, family-run hotels and B&B’s, only two changes of accommodation at the most, luggage transported, ideal for singles and couples, friendly and experienced leaders, beginners welcome. “Northern Highlights” – 9 days in remote Sutherland, Orkney and Shetland for walking, sea birds, rare plants, cliffs and stacks, the Viking legacy and amazing archaeology. Contact Mr Frommel Rob Roy Tours Ltd. 20 Old Abbey Road (Office) North Berwick East Lothian EH39 4BP Tel: +44 (1620) 890 908 Fax: +44 (1620) 890908

Website: http://www.robroytours.com/

Orcadian Wildlife Orcadian Wildlife offers tailor-made wildlife and history tours to small groups of people up to a maximum of 4 guests. Five night all-inclusive package offers tours to mainland Orkney, inner and outer islands, designed to suit your wishes. Midsummer in the Orkney Island archipelago is filled with the memories of seabirds and their young. At any time of the year they will show you Orkney specialities such as otters and seals. Also discover wildlife species such as puffin, great skua, Arctic skua, fulmar, guillemot.. Contact Mr Sankey Gerraquoy St Margaret’s Hope South Ronaldsay Orkney KW17 2TH Tel: +44(1856) 831240 Mobile: +44(7730) 004911

http://www.orcadianwildlife.co.uk/

Wild Heather Bed and Breakfast at Millhouse Escape to the beautifully restored over 100 year old Millhouse, literally on the shores of Millbay where you can experience a warm welcome at the Wild Heather bed and breakfast at Millhouse, with tasty home cooked meals available, whilst enjoying breathtaking sea views not only from your room but from all around the property. The RSPB reserve is a short distance away and comprises 3,500ha of upland heath and cliffs where a large variety of birds live and breed. On the hill tops there are large numbers of breeding Great Skuas and within the dramatic scenery, many birds including puffins, varied marine and plant life are in abundance. There is archaeology, geology and an impressive Naval history from Vikings to World War II all on the doorstop with guided tours of Hoy available on the island along with diving and fishing trips. Contact Millhouse Millbay, Lyness Hoy Orkney KW16 3NU Tel: +44(1856) 791098 Mobile: +44(7719) 357746 Fax: +44(1856) 791098

Website: http://www.wildheatherbandb.co.uk/

Rosslyn Chapel Rosslyn Chapel, where work begun in 1446 by Sir William St.Clair third and last prince of Orkney lies 7 miles South of Edinburgh. Our tour guide who is local to Roslin, and has a deep interest in the chapel, will take you on a guided tour pointing out stonework that might otherwise be missed. See the famed Apprentice Pillar and the unique barrel vaulted roof elaborately carved with flowers and stars. Discover the Dance of Death, Dance Macabre and King Robert the Bruces Death Mask. There are also plants from the New World such as Corn, Cacti and Aloe Cactus and many more carvings to admire. Contact Rosslyn Chapel Trust Rosslyn Chapel Roslin Midlothian EH25 9PU Tel: +44 (131) 4402159 Fax: +44 (131) 4401979

Web: http://www.rosslynchapel.org.uk/

Sea Kayak Scotland With simple access to the water and using the breath taking scenery of the West Coast of Scotland we will take you on a journey, paddling in areas of outstanding natural beauty. The Firth of Lorne where we are based is a European Special Area of Conservation. The area is also an area of National Scenic Beauty. Easily accessible wilderness location. Using the ocean, sheltered parts of the sea or sea lochs we will tailor our sessions to your ability to ensure that you experience sea kayaking at its best. Courses and trips can be organised throughout Scotland, the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland with friendly, caring instructors. Contact Tigh na Faire Acha, Isle of Seil Oban Argyll PA34 4RJ Tel: +44 (1852) 300770

Web: http://www.seakayakscotland.com/

Wilderness Scotland – Inverness specialise in trips in the Highlands and Islands in areas such as the Outer Hebrides, the Cairngorms National Park, the Orkney and Shetland Isles, the Isle of Skye, Assynt and the Knoydart Peninsula in the West Highlands. As well as guided and self guided walking holidays, Wilderness Scotland also offers mountain biking, sea-kayaking, sailing, open canoeing and photography holidays. Its guided trips are open for individuals to join and have a maximum group size of 8 clients. Private group trips are also available. Contact Steve Christie c/o Caley Marina Canal Road Inverness Inverness-shire IV3 8NF Tel: +44 (131) 6256635 Fax: +44 (131) 6256636

Web: http://www.wildernessscotland.com/

Pentland Lodge House Pentland Lodge House, set in a quiet residential area, is only a few minutes stroll from the centre of Thurso and overlooks the sandy beach of Thurso bay. The tours are themed so that each day will give an insight into a different aspect of life ranging from the distant geological past through to the natural landscape of the present and including all the “must see” sights such as the Castle of Mey and John O’Groats. also visit the Castle of Mey, Old Pulteney Distillery, John O’Groats and not to mention a day on Orkney. There are daily guided walks led by the Highland Ranger service and many self-guided walks too. Contact Mrs Bain Pentland Lodge House Hotel Granville Street Thurso Caithness KW14 7JN Tel:+44 (1847) 895103

Web: http://www.pentlandlodgehouse.co.uk/

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