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Scottish Island Odyssey

Stunning views on the Isle of Skye

Best Time To Go

Apr - Oct

Why not...

ask us about room upgrades for a wee touch of luxury?

Prices From

£1485

No of Nights

10
Self-Drive
Self-Drive

Stunning views on the Isle of Skye

Scottish Island Odyssey

Best Time To Go

Apr - Oct

Why not...

ask us about room upgrades for a wee touch of luxury?

Prices From

£1485

No of Nights

10

Rugged Arran, the whisky mecca of Islay, captivating Mull and legendary Skye await on this magical Scottish island-hopping escape.

On this eleven day Scottish island-hopping adventure, you’ll experience lots of short ferry trips, have the chance to relax in hand-picked, high quality small hotels and discover the contrasting ways of life on four different isles. From Arran‘s “Scotland in Miniature” landscape to Islay’s whisky distilleries, from Tobermory’s stunning waterfront on Mull, to the brooding Cuillins on Skye, this self-drive holiday gives you ample opportunity to explore. We’ll provide plenty of tips and recommendations to help you meander off the beaten track too.

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Days One & Two – Isle of Arran

Days Three to Six – Islay

Days Six to Nine – Isle of Mull

Days Nine & Ten – The Isle of Skye

Day Eleven – Return Home

Your island odyssey is complete, you leave Skye by way of the elegant bridge.

Location

Experience the contrasting islands of Arran, Islay, Mull and Skye.


Pricing

£1485 per person in April & October and £1575 per person from May to September.

All prices based on two adults sharing a room, for 10 nights on a bed & breakfast basis. Several of the hotels offer upgraded rooms for small supplements – ask us for more details.

The prices for this self-drive touring holiday include ferry crossings for a car and two passengers from Ardrossan (Ayrshire) to Brodick (Arran) then from Lochranza (Arran) to Claonaig (Kintyre), from Kennacraig to/from Islay, then from Oban to Mull, from Mull via Ardnamurchan to Skye. The return journey from Skye would be via the Skye bridge.

The price does not include car hire, but we can arrange this to suit, with a range of cars available – do just let us know.

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. Included will be some information on the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust to help you learn more about their work in conserving whales, dolphins and porpoises in Western Scotland, along with how you can help their efforts with their “Whale Track” app and by visiting their discovery centre.

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


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  • Sat: 10am – 3:30pm
  • Sun: closed

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While you can start this holiday on any available date, it is worth bearing in mind that some distilleries on Islay and many visitor attractions on Skye are closed on Sundays.

To check the latest availability for this holiday complete the form below or call us. We will respond to your availability check within one working day if at all possible. Please bear with us on this - we work with a hand-picked selection of smaller hotels, guest houses, and other independent businesses, ensuring that you have the chance to explore off the beaten track and really get under the skin of the destination.

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