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The Best of Scotland’s Highlands & Islands

Discover breathtaking beaches during your time on Harris

Best Time To Go

April - October

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Spend some more time exploring Scotland's fabulous north coast?

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Discover breathtaking beaches during your time on Harris

The Best of Scotland’s Highlands & Islands

Best Time To Go

April - October

Why not...

Spend some more time exploring Scotland's fabulous north coast?

Prices From


No of Nights


One of our most extensive road-trips - 18 nights of Highland scenery, the Western Isles, the wilderness of Sutherland plus the northernmost isles.

Bringing together two of the things we love most – epic road journeys and a kaleidoscope of islands – we’re thrilled to offer this brand-new itinerary, carefully crafted to deliver a stress-free journey to some of Scotland’s most jaw-dropping and peaceful locations. Starting on stunning Skye, you’ll traverse the water to Harris/ Lewis, the UK’s largest offshore island, before crossing back to the mainland to follow the most scenic section of Scotland’s 500-mile North Coast touring route. Having discovered the wilds of the north, take the short ferry across the Pentland Firth to Orkney, whose contrast and staggering history delivers an immediate hit. Finally, an overnight ferry journey delivers you to Shetland, the UK’s northernmost islands and a magical place in which to round-off this trip.

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Day One – North to Skye

Day Two – Seek the Best of Skye

Day Three – Off to ‘the Big Island’

Day Four – the Isle of Harris

Day Five – North to Lewis

Day Six & Seven – Under the Skin of Lewis

Day Eight – Return to the Mainland

Day Nine – Cruise Loch Broom Towards the Summer Isles

Day Ten – Scotland’s Route 66

Day Eleven – Sutherland, Caithness and the Flow Country

Day Twelve – Orkney-bound

Days Thirteen to Fifteen – Discovering the Islands of Orkney

Day Sixteen – Venture to Shetland

Day Seventeen & Eighteen – Exploring Shetland


This 18-night trip of a lifetime includes stays in Skye, Harris, Lewis, Ullapool, Thurso, Orkney and Shetland.


£2395 per person in April & October, £2525 per person from May to September. 

Prices based on two adults sharing double or twin en-suite accommodation for 18 nights on a bed and breakfast basis, two of those nights aboard overnight ferry from Orkney to Shetland and from Shetland to Aberdeen. Ferry crossing for car and passengers is included from Skye to Harris, from Lewis to Ullapool and from Gills Bay to St Margaret’s Hope in Orkney. On May to September departures, a guided cruise from Ullapool as part of a small group is also included.

Though not included, car rental is available for a range of vehicles and we are also happy to assist with any inbound or onward travel you may require – please just ask for details.

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