Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland

Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland

Self-drive island-hopping through the Northern Isles
From £785 to £845 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Isle of Mull and west coast of Scotland cruise

Isle of Mull and west coast of Scotland cruise

Cruise the idyllic coast around the Scottish Island of Mull
From £1,970 to £2,190 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Apr, 21 Sep, 5 Oct
Scotland by railway holiday

Scotland by railway holiday

Experience authentic Scotland independently and car-free
From £1,025 to £1,125 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from April to the end of October.
West Highland Line railway holiday in Scotland

West Highland Line railway holiday in Scotland

Take the "The World's Best Rail Journey" to the Isle of Skye
From £685 to £735 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from April to October
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Wildlife holiday in the Isle of Mull, Scotland

Wildlife holiday in the Isle of Mull, Scotland

Spot whales, otters and eagles on Isle of Mull, Scotland
From £590 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from late April to the end of September
Mull wildlife holiday in Scotland

Mull wildlife holiday in Scotland

Ultimate week of wildlife spotting on the Isle of Mull
From £875 to £900 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from late April to the end of September
St Kilda, Outer Hebrides Cruise, Scotland

St Kilda, Outer Hebrides Cruise, Scotland

Cruise to St Kilda, Monachs, Outer Hebrides and Small Isles
From £1,760 to £2,475 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 2 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug
2020: 3 Jun, 24 Jun, 7 Jul, 4 Aug
Scotland island hopping holiday, car free

Scotland island hopping holiday, car free

Explore three contrasting Scottish islands car-free
From £1,025 to £1,150 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made only from April to end September.
Hebrides cruise, The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura

Hebrides cruise, The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura

Cruise the Sounds of the Hebrides: Mull, Luing, Jura, Shuna
From £480 to £1,350 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 Apr, 4 May, 1 Jun, 25 Jun, 28 Aug, 30 Sep, 1 Oct
2020: 18 Apr, 19 Apr, 20 Jul, 24 Jul, 15 Sep, 11 Oct
Skye and the Inner Hebrides cruise, Scotland

Skye and the Inner Hebrides cruise, Scotland

A unique cruise to the Isle of Skye and the Inner Hebrides
From £2,190 7 days ex flights
Small group travel
Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Extraordinary wildlife above and below the waves
From £480 to £11,260 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 3 Apr, 10 Apr, 18 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 28 Apr, 4 May, 6 May, 11 May, 14 May, 19 May, 22 May, 27 May, 1 Jun, 6 Jun, 16 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 13 Jul, 15 Jul, 21 Jul, 27 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 10 Aug, 17 Aug, 18 Aug, 28 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 8 Sep, 13 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 24 Sep, 30 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 9 Oct, 15 Oct, 16 Oct
2020: 11 Apr, 12 Apr, 18 Apr, 19 Apr, 26 Apr, 27 Apr, 4 May, 5 May, 14 May, 15 May, 22 May, 23 May ...
Scottish Hebrides photography holiday

Scottish Hebrides photography holiday

Photography tour of stunning Islay & Jura, Scottish Hebrides
From £1,950 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 16 Mar
South Argyll wildlife cruises in Scotland

South Argyll wildlife cruises in Scotland

Idyllic wildlife cruise to the West Coast of Scotland Isles
From £1,595 to £1,685 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 20 Apr, 4 May, 5 Oct, 19 Oct
Scottish traditional cruise, 4 days

Scottish traditional cruise, 4 days

Short break cruise in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland
From £760 to £870 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 23 Oct
2019: 13 Apr, 16 Apr, 11 May, 10 Sep, 28 Sep, 1 Oct, 26 Oct
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Lands End To John O'Groats cycling trip

Lands End To John O'Groats cycling trip

Britain's classic cycling challenge
From £1,945 16 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Jul
Isle of Mull photography tour, Scotland

Isle of Mull photography tour, Scotland

Photogrpahy adventure on Scotlands beautiful Isle of Mull
From £1,950 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 10 May
Southern Hebrides and Sea Lochs of Argyll cruise

Southern Hebrides and Sea Lochs of Argyll cruise

A Scottish cruise to the islands of the Inner Hebrides
From £2,190 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 22 Jun, 31 Aug
Knoydart bunkhouse accommodation, Scotland

Knoydart bunkhouse accommodation, Scotland

Friendly West Highland bunkhouse on the Knoydart peninsula
From £18 per person per night
Accommodation
Edinburgh and Hadrianís Wall tour by train

Edinburgh and Hadrianís Wall tour by train

Explore Edinburgh and Hadrianís Wall
From £665 to £895 4 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Scotland West Coast cruise, Skye and the small isles

Scotland West Coast cruise, Skye and the small isles

Scottish Holiday to Skye and the Small Isles | Cruise
From £1,755 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 17 Aug
St Kilda and the Outer Hebrides cruise, Scotland

St Kilda and the Outer Hebrides cruise, Scotland

Scottish Cruise to St Kilda and the Outer Hebrides
From £4,350 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 18 May, 15 Jun, 10 Aug
Scotland railway short break, West Highland Line

Scotland railway short break, West Highland Line

First-class trip on Scotland's famous West Highland Line
From £310 to £345 3 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made to suit your requirements between April to the end of October
Whisky and wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Whisky and wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Malt Whisky and Wildlife Cruise to Mull, Jura and Islay
From £1,280 to £1,800 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 22 May, 6 Jun
2020: 23 May, 2 Jul, 1 Aug
Scotland winter walking holidays

Scotland winter walking holidays

Scotland winter snow and sunshine
From £895 7 days ex flights
Small group travel
Scotland self guided walking holiday

Scotland self guided walking holiday

Self guided walking holiday in Scotland
From £413.5 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Trips available from April to October
Scotland traditional crafts holiday, dye to hand spin

Scotland traditional crafts holiday, dye to hand spin

Learn to dye and hand spin in the Scottish Highlands
From £895 to £1,050 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 6 Jul
Argyll Sea Lochs & Crinan canal cruise, Scotland

Argyll Sea Lochs & Crinan canal cruise, Scotland

Unique wildlife cruise: sea lochs of Argyll and Crinan Canal
From £1,050 8 days ex flights
Small group travel
Scotland craft weekends, felt making & natural dyeing

Scotland craft weekends, felt making & natural dyeing

Traditional craft courses in the Scottish Highlands
From £150 2 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Jun, 24 Aug, 25 Aug, 7 Sep
Scotland wellbeing retreat, short break

Scotland wellbeing retreat, short break

Ecotherapy in a natural, transformative haven
From £285 to £730 2 days ex flights
Tailor made
Caledonian Canal cruise in Scotland, via Loch Ness

Caledonian Canal cruise in Scotland, via Loch Ness

Scottish Cruise taking in the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness
From £1,970 7 days ex flights
Small group travel
Scotland by railway holiday
From
£1,025
excluding flights
(We loved)Ö Being able to enjoy the views from the train without having to drive! (more)Terry Bazeley
I had a splendid time, and though I might do a few things differently next time around, overall, it was a huge success. (more)Clare Wee
It was wonderful. (more)Leana Moritt
Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland
From
£785
excluding flights
We enjoyed the whole trip but most of all we liked the archaeology - it was easily accessible and everywhere. (more)Richard Gentle
Day trip to Papa Westray was the best highlight. (more)Christine Derrick
It was fantastic to see the contrast in both Isles and to see the nature, unspoilt beauty. The wealth of wildlife and to see them in a nature environment. The wealth of history and to see how the areas have evolved throughout the years. (more)Moira Parker
Skye and the Inner Hebrides cruise, Scotland
From
£2,190
excluding flights
The beautiful Scottish scenery - it was everything that I hoped for (when the sun came out!) (more)Rosie Litchfield
The crew were marvellous, and nothing was too much trouble, with a number of elderly passengers on our cruise, all was taken in their stride. (more)Gerald Peppiatt
We were a small and delightful group. The boat was cozy and comfortable, the landscapes and cloudscapes, sublime; and the day trips and hikes, especially our visit to Iona and its sacred and ancient abbey were vitamin C for the spirit. (more)Patricia Knowles
West Highland Line railway holiday in Scotland
From
£685
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was spending two days on The Isle Of Skye, it was so peaceful and tranquil, and everyone was very welcoming too. I would love to have stayed a bit longer, so a return journey will be on my list! (more)Jackie Kelly
Skye was the most memorable part of the holiday (more)Judy Byrne
The trip around Skye was the most memorable...Excellent. (more)Caroline Fuchs
Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
From
£480
excluding flights
We loved it, quite different from our usual sort of holiday. We were well looked after. (more)Elaine Bowdery
The most memorable part of the holiday was... life aboard an authentic, well-looked after and wonderful small ship! Seeing plenty of wildlife and plotting our navigation routes each evening and morning before travelling throughout the Hebrides. (more)Victoria Hawksworth
Great. The company Sea Adventures logo is definitely deserved but we always felt safe! (more)Jo Turner
Mull wildlife holiday in Scotland
From
£875
excluding flights
A memorable experience....The wildlife in general (eagles, otters and more!), but in particular the boat trip to Staffa and the Treshnish Isles. Being able to get so close to puffins, razorbills and shags on Lunga was an incredible experience. (more)Michael Hall
We saw lots of wildlife but I think my most memorable moment was being surrounded by nesting puffins on Lunga Island. We had a wonderful time. Scotland is a marvellous country that I canít recommend highly enough. (more)Patricia Smith
We all loved the sheer breathtaking beauty of the island. The tour was fantastic; Jaquie was a brilliant, friendly and knowledgeable guide. Our tour was amazing because the dolphins and porpoises decided to put on a dazzling show! (more)Helen Arbon
Wildlife holiday in the Isle of Mull, Scotland
From
£590
excluding flights
Relaxing, get away from it all, experience immersing yourself in the Isle of Mull and its landscape and wildlife. (more)Marion Cowan
The sea and land safaris and the Tobermory hotel were all memorable for different reasons, but the one that ran through all of them was the excellent level of customer service. A genuine ten out of ten. (more)Jonathan Huggett
The most memorable was seeing a sea eagle for the first time. Also the train journey from Glasgow to Oban. (more)Louisa Radice
Highlands of Scotland accommodation near Inverness
From
£32
per person per night
Memorable parts? the great landscape of Scotland Tips? bring or rent a car: it's a 30 minute walk to the nearest bus stop Local benefits? undoubtedly it helps the environment as it's carbon neutral Overall rating? for someone my age, I would recommend somewhere nearer transport systems, but the people are nice and work hard and you have to admire them (more)Alan Hart
Scotland self guided walking holiday
From
£413.5
excluding flights
Memorable parts? On a personal level; learning what types of hiking and travel are ideal for my partner and me. Otherwise; spending time in Boat of Garten, a small town in Scotland. During our relatively short stay, we felt a sense of community and acceptance for us and the other tourist coming to the town. Tips? Stay longer. Local benefits? I do feel the local people benefited from our stay. Rebecca and Andy used local resources for food and was able to suggest local sights... (more)Patricia Gabris
Isle of Mull photography tour, Scotland
From
£1,950
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Niall and Charlotte took great care of us. We learned a lot and had great opportunities to photograph wild life and extraordinary scenery, and the food was exceptional too. Tips? Be prepared for slogging around some wet and muddy but beautiful scenery. Local benefits? Very environmentally conscious hosts and very respectful of local people and property. Overall rating? First class. (more)Barry Singer
Lands End To John O'Groats cycling trip
From
£1,945
excluding flights
Memorable parts? There were so many memorable times. The variety and beauty of our wonderful country was a continuing delight. The views and feeling of achievement after climbing the Cross of Greet, The Lecht, The Forest of Bowland, Glenshee and many other hills were unforgettable. In contrast the feeling of freedom freewheeling down from these heights was wonderful. But apart from the actual cycling the camaraderie and mutual support which grew in the group and with our leaders, Nick... (more)Rob Nutting
Scottish traditional cruise, 4 days
From
£760
excluding flights
The food on board Splendour was simply splendid, the chef did extremely well in his small galley and was an amusing part of our voyage; the skipper Ian was charming and made us feel very much at home, our cabin was comfortable and the en suite facilities worked well... (more)Audrey Semple
Idyllic....All-round pleasure. Good food, beautiful scenery, good company, just the right size with 4 cabins, 8 passengers, Ian, most kind and accommodating of skippers and Steve the wonderful, inventive chef. (more)Maggie Dolan
St Kilda, Outer Hebrides Cruise, Scotland
From
£1,760
excluding flights
It was beautiful. We saw seals, dolphins, a minke whale and all sorts of sea birds...Morag our cook was brilliant serving up tasty meals and even making bread for my husband who is gluten intolerant. (more)Joan Adams
I rate this holiday as one of the best Iíve had. Everything worked to perfection. The crew were helpful, friendly and skilful. It was a very happy band of travellers who were privileged to visit a seldom visited, beautiful part of the world. (more)Vivienne Clarke
Scotland island hopping holiday, car free
From
£1,025
excluding flights
Lovely! We will book something similar again! (more)Lisa Brooks
It was a great holiday. We were very happy with it. (more)Mark Gurvis
Isle of Mull and west coast of Scotland cruise
From
£1,970
excluding flights
Absolutely fabulous. The crew went the extra mile...and much more...to ensure that we had a wonderful holiday, despite poor weather. The food was amazingly good and the other passengers were excellent companions. (more)Ann Wilkins
If the weather had been good I would have given it 5 stars (more)Sandra Jones
The whole of our holiday was wonderful. The crew were all great, friendly and so helpful. The food was delicious every meal, and plentiful too! The cruise was the best way to see some of Scotlandís beautiful scenery and wildlife. (more)julie Clease
Scotland winter walking holidays
From
£895
excluding flights
Getting up some of the most beautiful mountains in the region, with a great bunch of people. Learning how to do an ice axe arrest whilst sliding down a slope was the best fun! (more)Sarah Daly
The sense of achievement after pushing my boundaries when I climbed out of the Corrie with ice axe and crampons; not being keen on heights - the instructor was so encouraging and supportive that I faced my fears and got on with it! (more)Sue Waton
Learning the techniques including how to walk on ice using Crampons, learning how to navigate in whiteout conditions and recovery procedures after a fall using ice axes. Really good group atmosphere. (more)Matthieu Pinel
Traditional crafts holiday in Scotland
From
£895
excluding flights
Rosie worked tirelessly to make it the perfect vacation, from preparing the fleece, collecting the plants used in the dying, the dying itself, and of course, carding and spinning the wool. She and Alex made delicious, healthy meals and made sure the experience went smoothly. (more)Celia Winkler
Going through the whole process of watching the sheep being sheared, working with the fleece, gathering plants to dye with, creating amazing colours and then using them to create my felted wall hanging. (more)Kathy Lovatt
The experience was incredible, better than we imagined. It was magical to work with all the natural materials in such a beautiful setting. Ten out of ten. (more)Robin Lentz
Knoydart bunkhouse accommodation, Scotland
From
£18
per person per night
Memorable parts? climbing LadhAR BHEINN Tips? COME PREPARED FOR ANY KIND OF WEATHER Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? A wonderful experience (more)May Diver
Argyll Sea Lochs & Crinan canal cruise, Scotland
From
£1,050
excluding flights
It has been a great joy and a privilege to travel on this beautiful boat with its truly special owners, Christophe, Mike and Colette. We travelled from Holy Loch to Crinan via the canal. (more)Phillip and Susan Green
Exciting, memorable and a wonderful experience. (more)Martin Jones
A fabulous unique opportunity to enjoy and marvel at nature in all its glory....The most outstanding part of the trip was definitely the experience of being immersed in the stunningly beautiful environment of the lochs of western Scotland. (more)David Ritchie
Hebrides cruise, The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura
From
£480
excluding flights
The opportunity to see aspects of the beautiful inner islands from the lochs was quite special. Fabulous sunsets and misty mornings, seals and dolphins, hikes and a little fun fishing were all memorable. (more)Janis Tratnik
Sitting on the deck watching the wildlife & scenery were the most memorable parts of the holiday (more)Jane Harvey
This is a great cross-generational holiday because elderly people can participate as much as they are able and there are activities too for younger people (more)Linda Farthing
Scotland craft weekends, felt making & natural dyeing
From
£150
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The location was superb with amazing views overlooking the glen. We learned fascinating traditional skills, collecting lichens and bracken fronds from the woods and making up a wide range of natural dyes, using open wood fires. We dyed fleeces and fabric, mixing our colours, which were astonishingly vibrant and ready to take on to the next step for spinning or felting. Rosie and her family were very welcoming and gave us wonderful outdoor lunches. Tips? Bring sensible... (more)Annie Hibberd
South Argyll wildlife cruises in Scotland
From
£1,595
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The weather was amazing but even more so were the wonderful crew - Steve, our chef - so inventive and creative. He went out of his way to make sure we all had food we loved, but also stretched our taste buds in the way he cooked and displayed the dishes. Iain our skipper made sure all needs were catered for. For example I made an off-the- cuff remark about another hook in my cabin. When I came back from my walk there it was! Another passenger had difficulty walking- he took... (more)Etta Geras
Skye and the Small Isles sailing holiday
From
£960
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I was very happy that we found the puffins rock (Dķn MÚr) on Sanday. With another traveller I surrounded the peninsula with the help of a map with only a few details like some walls, the church and the silhouette of the island - no paths! But the puffins were exactly where they had been indicated on the map, and we had a wonderful, long walk. But I also enjoyed the boat trips - plenty of time to watch the sea, the sky, the birds, the seals, even some dolphins... Tips? Enjoy... (more)Brigitte Horlitz
Whisky and wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
From
£1,280
excluding flights
This holiday forces one to totally relax. Bring great books and let the ocean, islands and surroundings fill your day. (more)KATHLEEN MICK
We loved Scotland and the operator. The crew was great and went out of their way to make sure we were happy, well feed and comfortable. (more)David Baker
It was a delight. I was hoping for something unique and it was! (more)Sue Ellen Christensen
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