The Western Isles - Lewis & Skye

The Western Isles - Lewis & Skye

Enjoy spectacular coastal scenery and absorbing heritage on a tour to the Hebridean islands of Lewis and Skye.

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Enjoy spectacular coastal scenery and absorbing heritage on a tour to the Hebridean islands of Lewis and Skye.

Enjoy spectacular coastal scenery and absorbing heritage on a tour to the Hebridean islands of Lewis and Skye.

 

This tour includes our popular door-to-door collection service.

Sun:

Morning collection from your home to join the coach for the journey northwards to our overnight stop at the Gretna Hall Hotel, Gretna Green.

D

Mon:

We continue north through magnificent scenery to reach Ullapool, a bustling fishing village and ferry port where we stay at the 3-star Royal Hotel.

B

Tue:

We head for the Isle of Lewis today and take the 2½ hour ferry to Stornoway and on to the 4-star Cabarfeidh Hotel for our 2-night stay.

B, D

Wed:

Today we join a local coach and guide as we explore Lewis, home to the Callanish Stones, one of the finest prehistoric sites in Scotland, the historic Broch at Carloway and the Blackhouse Village, consisting of traditional thatched croft houses giving a tantalising insight into island life.

B, D

Thu:

We head south into Harris and to Tarbert where we board the ferry to Uig on the Isle of Skye. We visit the Skye Museum of island Life, a preserved township of thatched cottages, before continuing via the Trotternish Peninsular, famous for its spectacular geological features. We continue past the Old Man of Storr on our way to the 3-star Balmacara Hotel for a 2 night stay.

B, D

Fri:

We travel via the Cuillin Hills into the heart of the Isle of Skye to visit the Island’s ‘capital’ and main town, Portree. We visit Dunvegan Castle and Gardens, the seat of the Clan Macleod and the oldest continually occupied castle in Scotland.

B, D

Sat:

After breakfast we commence our journey south, but our holiday is not over. Our scenic route takes us through spectacular, unspoilt scenery, to Fort William, The Trossachs, Callander and Stirling to reach the Pitbauchlie House Hotel in Dunfermline for our last night.

B, D

Sun;

Continuing our homeward journey, we travel south making suitable stops en route, arriving back in Peterborough by early evening where our door-to-door service will take you home.

B

B=Breakfast, D=Evening Meal

Cabarfeidh Hotel, Stornoway (2 Nights)

This modern 4-star is known as the finest on the Isle of Lewis, set on the outskirts of Stornoway in its own attractive garden. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer, trouser press, Wi-Fi and tea/coffee making facilities. Hotel amenities include a restaurant and a lift. www.cabarfeidh-hotel.co.uk  

 

Balmacara Hotel, Kyle of Lochalsh (2 Nights)

Situated on the shores of Loch Alsh, this 3-star hotel is approx. 3 miles from Kyle of Lochalsh and the Skye Bridge. All en suite bedrooms feature TV, telephone, Wi-Fi, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. There’s lounge, bar and restaurant. Please note there is no lift but does offer some ground floor rooms.

www.balmacarahotel.com

 

Your holiday includes:

  • Door-to-door collection service

  • Luxury coach travel throughout

  • 1 night dinner, bed & breakfast in Gretna Green

  • 1 night dinner, bed & breakfast in Ullapool

  • 2 nights 3-course choice dinner, bed & breakfast in Stornoway

  • 2 nights 3-course choice dinner, bed & breakfast at Kyle of Lochalsh

    1 night dinner, bed & breakfast in Dunfermline

  • Excursions as described in the itinerary

  • Guided Tour of Isle of Lewis

  • Admission to Skye Museum of Island Life

  • Admission to Dunvegan Castle & Gardens

  • Ferry crossings detailed in the itinerary

 

This tour is operated in conjunction with Eastons Holidays.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Acland Street Coach Park Acland Street Coach Park, Peterborough
Peterborough Services Peterborough Services Coach Park, A1
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26 Aug
2018
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