Majestic Isles of Skye, Harris & Lewis

Experience the Outer Hebrides in our new tour exploring the west coast and islands. Marvel at the magnificent scenery of the Isle of Skye before crossing over to the magical islands of Harris & Lewis, steeped in Neolithic history, then weaving our way through the Cairngorms to finish in picture-postcard Pitlochry.
PACKAGED ITINERARY

Day 1 Arrival in Fort William
We arrive at our first hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 The Isle of Skye
This morning we set off for the islands passing Eilean Donan Castle on the way, one of the most recognisable castles in Scotland. After crossing the Skye Bridge we make our way up this famous island to Portree and then onto Uig, where we catch the afternoon ferry to Tarbert on Harris. On arrival, we make our way to our second hotel, the Caladh Inn.

Day 3 Harris & Lewis
Today, we visit the Isle of Lewis where we enjoy a scenic tour. The isle is steeped in history and culture, ranging back thousands of years. First we visit the Calanais Visitor Centre and the extraordinary Calanais Standing Stones erected 5,000 years ago, predating the famous Stonehenge monument. Our tour continues with a visit to the Gearrannan Blackhouse Village where we step back in time to experience the way of life in a typical crofting township of the 19th century.

Day 4 Stornoway & travel to Ullapool
We spend some time at leisure relaxing this morning in Stornoway, before heading to the ferry terminal to board our afternoon ferry to Ullapool. On arrival, we make the journey south again via Inverness to our home for the next two nights in Pitlochry. We arrive at our hotel in time for a late dinner.

Day 5 Pitlochry Driver’s Day Off
Relax in your hotel and enjoy exploring the picture-postcard town of Pitlochry. Popular for over 150 years as a holiday destination, the town boasts Queen Victoria as one of its original visitors. Enjoy a stroll along Main Street in this charming resort with many attractive shops, bars and tearooms.

Day 6 Departure
After breakfast, we begin our journey home.
Legend

Alexandra Hotel

Fort William, Inverness-shire
AAA Central Location Traditional Hotel
The Alexandra hotel provides traditional Scottish hospitality and is located in the heart of the popular tourist destination of Fort William. All 93 bedrooms are comfortable and offer a homely feel. All meals are served in the spacious restaurant and guests can relax with a drink by the open fire in the traditional bar. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is off-site & chargeable

Caladh Inn

Stornoway
AAA Locally Sourced Food
This very friendly hotel is located in the heart of Stornoway, with easy access to both the port and the island. Owned by the same family for over 20 years, the Caladh Inn provides a warm welcome. All 67 bedrooms are traditionally styled and there is a light and airy restaurant specialising in locally caught seafood and a small, traditional bar where guests can relax. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Fishers Hotel

Pitlochry, Perthshire
AAA+
The friendly Fishers Hotel is situated in the main high street in the heart of historic Pitlochry, a scenic resort popular for over 150 years, with Queen Victoria amongst its first visitors. All 130 bedrooms are well decorated and have a homely feel (some bedrooms are located in the garden wing where there are steps). There is a bright, spacious restaurant and two bars, one of which is a pub-style bar and one of which is a smaller, more intimate bar. There are also two elegant lounge areas full of comfortable sofas and armchairs. • Ground floor rooms • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is off-site & chargeable
5 Nights Half Board

Twin from £479pp
Single Supplement from £24

Inclusions
1 Night Half Board Alexandra Hotel
• Porterage
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• One way ferry Uig - Tarbert
2 Nights Half Board Caladh Inn
• Porterage
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to Calanais Visitor Centre
• Entrance to the Gearrannan Blackhouse Village
• One way ferry Stornoway - Ullapool
2 Nights Half Board Fishers Hotel
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
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