5 days

From £1,295

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Summary

Coll and Tiree are two little jewels basking in the Hebridean Sea. Steeped in the romantic legends and tangled history of the western isles, they abound with natural wonders, abundant wildlife and ancient remains. Offering peace, tranquillity and spiritual calm, they can also be wildly invigorating as the machair (coastal meadowland) comes alive during the summer months with myriad varieties of wild flowers creating a colourful carpet along the shoreline.

Just as in the old song, we sail from Oban, passing Tobermory and on to Coll. From our base in comfortable and friendly guesthouse accommodation we will explore a few of Coll’s unspoilt beaches of glistening white sand and some of the ancient cairns and Iron Age forts that litter the island. We also visit the RSPB reserve, which includes a growing resident population of corncrakes.

A short passage takes us on to Tiree, renowned as one of the sunniest places in Britain. There are many more wonderful beaches, machair and monuments to be found here and we will also visit the Skerryvore Lighthouse Museum, which records the building of Britain’s tallest lighthouse.

Tour highlights:

  • Sailing out of Oban Bay and along the Sound of Mull
  • Unspoilt beaches and flower-strewn machair
  • Birdwatching at the RSPB Reserve on Coll
  • Enjoying the sunshine on Tiree (hopefully)

Today's Price
£1,295

Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of £50, was £100.

Single supplement: £360

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Self-drive options
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Alastair Walker

Tour Manager

A native of Inverness with a rural background, Alastair’s knowledge of Scotland is wide ranging, from the Northern Isles and the Hebrides to Perthshire, Galloway and the Borders.

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Isle of Coll

Departure Points

Location Depart Return
Aberdeen
Skene Street
05.30 23.00
Dundee
Outside discovery Point
07.00 21.30
Perth
Broxden Park & Ride, A93
07.30 21.00
Kinross
Moto Services, M90
08.30 20.00
Dunfermline
Halbeath Park & Ride, Jct 3, M90
08.45 19.45
Edinburgh
Outside Marriott Hotel Glasgow Road
09.15 19.15
Glasgow
Outside the Millennium Hotel
10.30 18.00

Please note all timings are approximate and may be changed. They will be confirmed when the joining instructions are sent out, approximately ten days prior to departure.

Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Services of a professional tour manager
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
  • Ferry crossings
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
22 June 2021 BCOL210622 22 June 2021 (Tuesday) 26 June 2021 (Saturday) £1,365
(ex. flights)
£50
£100
£360 Call for availability
20 July 2021 BCOL210720 20 July 2021 (Tuesday) 24 July 2021 (Saturday) Alastair Walker £1,295
(ex. flights)
£50
£100
£360 Call for availability
14 September 2021 BCOL210914 14 September 2021 (Tuesday) 18 September 2021 (Saturday) £1,295
(ex. flights)
£50
£100
£360 Call for availability
3 August 2021 BCOL210803 3 August 2021 (Tuesday) 7 August 2021 (Saturday) £1,295
(ex. flights)
£50
£100
£360 Call for availability
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