5 days

From £865

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The grand tour takes in all the beauty and diversity of this very special environment with ten different islands and four ferry trips included. Two comfortable hotels ensure that this holiday is as relaxing as possible while at the same time offering great variety and the sense of a true journey of discovery which will live long in the memory. Our odyssey begins as we travel via Glencoe, Fort William and Glenfinnan to Mallaig. From here we take the ferry to Lochboisdale in South Uist and cross the causeway to Benbecula, the ‘stepping stone’ between the Uists. From here we visit the islands of Eriskay, Vatersay and Barra.

A captivating journey follows as we travel by ferry from North Uist and on through the magnificent mountain scenery of Harris, the rolling moorland of Lewis, and on to Stornoway. We continue with visits to the Standing Stones of Callanish, the tranquil little Norse Mill and the distinctive Black Houses at Gearrannan.

NC500: Please note that this itinerary features part of the North Coast 500, the highly scenic coastal route which begins and ends in Inverness.

Tour highlights:

  • The stunning scenery of Glen Coe as we travel towards Mallaig
  • The unique airport at Cockleshell Beach
  • 5000 year old standing stones
  • The tranquil location of the Norse Mill at Shawbost
  • Four scenic ferry crossings

Departure Routes

Location Depart Return
Broxden Park & Ride, A93
05.00 16.00
Moto Services on M90
05.30 16.30
Halbeath Park & Ride, Jct 3, M90
05.45 16.45
Outside Reception at the Marriott Hotel, Glasgow Road
06.15 17.15
Bus stop on North Hanover Street, opposite Queens Street Station
10.45 19.30

Please note that all timings are approximate and subject to change. Final timings and pick-up points will be confirmed with your joining instructions approximately 10 days prior to departure.

Today's Price

Deposit: £100 Single supplement: £200

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Lews Castle, Stornoway
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
  • Ferry crossings
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
  • All visits as outlined in the itinerary
  • Services of a professional tour manager
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Offer Availability
10 September 2022 BGTO220910 10 September 2022 (Saturday) 14 September 2022 (Wednesday) £865
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20 September 2022 BGTO220920 20 September 2022 (Tuesday) 24 September 2022 (Saturday) £895
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12 October 2022 BGTO221012 12 October 2022 (Wednesday) 16 October 2022 (Sunday) £695
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28 March 2023 BGTO230328 28 March 2023 (Tuesday) 1 April 2023 (Saturday) £775
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£125 £0 £725
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30 March 2023 BGTO230330 30 March 2023 (Thursday) 3 April 2023 (Monday) £775
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