Date 19/05/2019 - 25/05/2019
Isle of Syke, The Uists, Isle of Harris, Lewis & Harris Guided Tour, Inverness & Spey Valley, Geararran Blackhouses Museum & 1 Light Lunch
With miles of white sandy beaches, the Outer Hebrides is truly one of the most unspoilt areas in Europe. A beautiful set of 200 islands in a 130 mile archipelago.
Sunday: An early morning departure for your scenic journey north to The Angus Hotel, Blairgowrie to be confirmed for overnight stay. Dinner in hotel.
Monday: After breakfast we continue our journey north Arrive at Gairloch Hotel, Gairloch for an overnight stay. Dinner in hotel.
Tuesday: After breakfast we make our way to cross the Skye Bridge onto the Isle of Skye for the 14:00 sailing from Uig to Loch Maddy North Uist. Then continue to the Dark Island Hotel, Benbecula for an overnight stay. Dinner in hotel.
Wednesday: After breakfast we make a leisurely journey north to Bemaray for the ferry to the largest of the Hebridean Islands, the Isle of Harris. We then continue to the North end of Lewis and to the capital of Stornoway, stopping at The Caladh Inn Hotel for two nights, dinner, bed and breakfast.
Thursday: After breakfast a full day scenic excursion to experience life in the Hebrides with a Local Guide. We include coastal scenery, sheer cliffs, sandy bays, peaty moorlands and the famous stone circles, crofting museums and ancient thatched “blackhouses”. Where you visit the Geararran Blackhouses Museum and a light lunch. (Entrance & Lunch Included) Before returning to your hotel. Dinner in hotel.
Friday: After breakfast a morning at leisure in Stornoway, perhaps visit Lewis Castle, Western Isles Museum, Lewis Loom Centre or an art gallery before an early afternoon crossing to Ullapool. Continue on a scenic journey south to our overnight hotel The Angus Hotel, Blairgowrie. Dinner in hotel.
Saturday: After breakfast a scenic journey through the Highlands and Border Counties with time to reflect on the wonderful, unforgettable things you have encountered, arriving home early evening.
THE ANGUS HOTEL, BLAIRGOWIE *** With leisure facilities
This family owned and run 3 star hotel in located in the pretty county town of Blairgowrie. Pleasant restaurant, lounge and bar. All bedrooms are en- suite with TV, radio, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. Lift.
THE GAIRLOCH HOTEL, GAIRLOCH ***
This 3 star hotel is located beside the Gairloch Bay with spectacular views of the Isle of Skye. Pleasant restaurant, lounge and bar. All bedrooms are en- suite with TV, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. Leisure facilities include swimming pool, spa bath, sauna and solarium. Lift.
THE DARK ISLAND HOTEL, BENBECULA ***
The Dark Island, centrally located in the Uists, is an easy half hour drive from both Lochboisdale in South Uist and from Lochmaddy in North Uist. Pleasant restaurant and bar. All bedrooms are en- suite with TV, telephone, trouser press and tea and coffee making facilities. No Lift
THE CALADH INN HOTEL, STORNOWAY ***
This AA 3 Star and STB 5 crown commended hotel is situated in its own eight acre grounds on the outskirts of Stornoway overlooking the golf course. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV and tea and coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant, bar, conservatory, bistro and lounge. Lift
Price is based on shared twin / double accommodation with en-suite facilities, including breakfast, dinner, Ferry Uig to Loch Maddy, Ferry Bernaray to Leverburgh, Local Guide tour of Lewis & Harris, Entrance to Geararran Blackhouses Museum, Stornoway to Ullapool ferry and coach travel.
Supplements per person
Single Room £109
Insurance Premium £39.50