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Orkney & Shetland Fly-drive

Shetland ponies

Best Time To Go

Mar - Oct

Why not...

add an extra night or two on each island group to explore in depth?

Prices From

£1295

No of Nights

6
Fly-Drive
Fly-Drive

Shetland ponies

Orkney & Shetland Fly-drive

Best Time To Go

Mar - Oct

Why not...

add an extra night or two on each island group to explore in depth?

Prices From

£1295

No of Nights

6

Explore the far-flung Northern Isles of Orkney and Shetland on this fly-drive adventure.

Fly north to the distinctive Orkney & Shetland islands and discover Scotland’s Viking and prehistoric past on this six night fly-drive adventure. See mysterious stone circles, experience the atmosphere of dwellings from 5,000 years ago and simply enjoy the contrasting landscapes, seascapes and wildlife.

The easiest and quickest route to these islands is by air, and with regular, daily flights taking around ninety minutes from Glasgow or Edinburgh, this is a convenient option to maximise your time in this most unique and remote part of the UK.

Your hire car on each island group will give you the opportunity to explore during your stay. The dramatic coastline is never far away, while causeways and short local ferry crossings make trips to neighbouring islands quite possible. What’s more, we will provide plenty of suggestions for you.

We also offer a self-drive holiday as an alternative way to visit Orkney & Shetland.

And if time is no problem, extend your stay and explore Orkney & Shetland in-depth.

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Days One to Four Orkney

Days Four to Seven Shetland

Day Seven – Return Home

Location

Orkney and Shetland, off the north coast of Scotland.  The holiday described is based on flying to and between the islands and hiring cars on both islands.


Pricing

£1295 per person in March & October, £1335 per person in April and £1395 per person in May to September.

Prices are based on 2 adults sharing a double/twin room ensuite for 6 nights on a bed and breakfast basis.

Prices include direct flights from Glasgow or Edinburgh to Orkney, from Orkney to Shetland and back from Shetland to Edinburgh or Glasgow, as well as a boat trip around Noss whilst you are on Shetland (for May to mid September holidays only). The hire of a small manual car on each island is also included.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.

All itineraries and room types are presented subject to availability at specific hotels.

Room Upgrades:
There is the option to upgrade to a suite at the hotel on Orkney for an additional £45 per person subject to availability. Please do not hesitate to ask for more details.

Please note that the above pricing does not include stays over Christmas or New Year. If you are interested in taking this holiday across those dates, please get in touch for a bespoke quote. 


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