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Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland

Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland

Self-drive island-hopping through the Northern Isles
From £800 to £925 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 £2,030 to £2,260 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 30 May, 13 Jun, 11 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 5 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 3 Oct
Scotland by railway vacation

Scotland by railway vacation

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.
Scotland island hopping vacation, car free

Scotland island hopping vacation, 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.

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West Highland Line railway vacation in Scotland

West Highland Line railway vacation 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
St Kilda, Outer Hebrides Cruise, Scotland

St Kilda, Outer Hebrides Cruise, Scotland

Cruise to St Kilda, Monachs, Outer Hebrides and Small Isles
From £2,475 to £2,750 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 2 Jul
2020: 3 Jun, 5 Jun, 25 Jun, 27 Jul, 9 Aug
Wildlife vacation in the Isle of Mull, Scotland

Wildlife vacation in the Isle of Mull, Scotland

Spot whales, otters and eagles on Isle of Mull, Scotland
From £645 to £670 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from late April to the end of September
Isle of Mull wildlife vacation in Scotland

Isle of Mull wildlife vacation in Scotland

Ultimate week of wildlife spotting on the Isle of Mull
From £950 to £975 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made from late April to the end of September
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 £2,260 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 9 May, 30 May, 6 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 8 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep
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What we rate and what we don't
Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland

Extraordinary wildlife above and below the waves
From £750 to £3,600 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 2 Jul, 13 Jul, 27 Jul, 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
2020: 18 Apr, 21 Apr, 26 Apr, 27 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 6 May, 15 May, 16 May, 23 May, 24 May, 3 Jun, 4 Jun, 14 Jun, 18 Jun, 24 Jun, 25 Jun, 4 Jul, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 15 Jul, 24 Jul, 27 Jul, 1 Aug, 8 Aug, 9 Aug, 11 Aug, 16 Aug, 18 Aug, 19 Aug, 28 Aug, 29 Aug, 2 Sep, 6 Sep, 10 Sep, 15 Sep, 16 Sep ...
Knoydart bunkhouse accommodation, Scotland

Knoydart bunkhouse accommodation, Scotland

Friendly West Highland bunkhouse on the Knoydart peninsula
From £18 per person per night
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Scottish Hebridies photography vacation

Scottish Hebridies photography vacation

Photography tour of stunning Islay & Jura, Scottish Hebrides
From £2,100 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 7 Mar
Edinburgh & Hadrianís Wall tour by train

Edinburgh & 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
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 £1,855 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 5 Oct, 19 Oct
2020: 18 Apr, 2 May, 3 Oct, 17 Oct
Isle of Mull photography tour, Scotland

Isle of Mull photography tour, Scotland

Photogrpahy adventure on Scotlands beautiful Isle of Mull
From £2,100 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 1 May
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 £750 to £1,500 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 28 Aug, 30 Sep, 1 Oct
2020: 24 Jul, 28 Aug, 15 Sep, 2 Oct, 5 Oct
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 £2,000 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 23 May, 4 Jul, 8 Aug, 9 Aug
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 £1,930 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 25 Jul
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 £4,480 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 23 May, 20 Jun, 18 Jul, 15 Aug

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Scottish traditional cruise, 4 days

Scottish traditional cruise, 4 days

Short break cruise in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland
From £835 to £955 4 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 28 Sep, 1 Oct, 26 Oct
2020: 11 Apr, 14 Apr, 23 May, 26 Sep, 29 Sep, 24 Oct
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 £2,260 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 23 May, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 1 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
Painting holiday cruise in Scotland

Painting holiday cruise in Scotland

Staffa, Iona, Tobermory & Ross of Mull. Art tutor available.
From £1,450 to £1,500 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 8 Sep
2020: 16 May, 2 Sep
Scotland winter hiking vacations

Scotland winter hiking vacations

Scotland winter snow and sunshine
From £895 7 days ex flights
Small group travel
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What we rate and what we don't
Scotland self guided walking vacation

Scotland self guided walking vacation

Self guided walking holiday in Scotland
From £413.5 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Trips available from April to October
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 £2,030 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 12 Oct, 19 Oct
2020: 10 Oct
Traditional crafts vacation in Scotland

Traditional crafts vacation in Scotland

Award winning craft holidays in the Highlands of Scotland
From £895 to £1,045 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 26 Oct
Scotland tour and cruise

Scotland tour and cruise

A combined land and sea tour to the West coast of Scotland
From £3,600 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 16 Aug
Norway and Scottish Islands sailing vacation

Norway and Scottish Islands sailing vacation

Exploring the magnificent islands of Norway and Scotland
From £1,799 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2019: 15 Sep
Photography retreat in Isle of Harris, Scotland

Photography retreat in Isle of Harris, Scotland

Learn new photography skills, in comfort, in the Hebrides.
From £2,150 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 15 Feb
Scotland by railway vacation
From
£1,025
excluding flights
We had a driver for a day in Perthshire who showed us so much and told us so much about the area. We just loved it. (more)Barb Cameron
The Jacobite steam train was memorable (more)Nancy Petersen
The Isle of Skye was the most memorable part of our vacation. (more)Christine Helfrich
Skye and the Inner Hebrides cruise, Scotland
From
£2,260
excluding flights
The crew, company and trip were excellent. All of the vacation was memorable. (more)Margaret Kinkead
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
Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
From
£750
excluding flights
Having a seal follow us whilst out zodiac went ashore was memorable. Watching an otter fishing was also good. So was the whisky tasting. (more)Jill Brasch
We loved it, quite different from our usual sort of vacation. We were well looked after. (more)Elaine Bowdery
The most memorable part of the vacation 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 traveling throughout the Hebrides. (more)Victoria Hawksworth
Isle of Mull wildlife vacation in Scotland
From
£950
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
Scotland island hopping vacation, car free
From
£1,025
excluding flights
Lovely! We will book something similar again! (more)Lisa Brooks
It was a great vacation. We were very happy with it. (more)Mark Gurvis
Isle of Mull and west coast of Scotland cruise
From
£2,030
excluding flights
Absolutely fabulous. The crew went the extra mile...and much more...to ensure that we had a wonderful vacation, 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 vacation 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
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
Scotland self guided walking vacation
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
Whisky and wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
From
£1,280
excluding flights
This vacation 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
Isle of Mull photography tour, Scotland
From
£2,100
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
West Highland Line railway vacation in Scotland
From
£685
excluding flights
Spean Bridge with the lovely view of Ben Nevis and the Jacobite train from Fort William to Mallaig were the most memorable parts of our vacation. (more)Judy Jacobsen
The most memorable parts of our vacation were the beautiful scenery and the very friendly and hospitable people we met. The vacation was well thought out and organised by the tour operator (more)David Chandler
The most memorable part of the vacation 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
Scotland winter hiking vacations
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
Hebrides cruise, The Sounds of Mull, Luing, Shuna and Jura
From
£750
excluding flights
The entire 6 days brilliant. Every aspect whether scenery, wild life, sailing or food was special (more)James Florance
The most memorable were the great views of the islands and the nice walks/ exploration on 'dry land'. The vacation was very enjoyable. (more)Anna Candy
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
Traditional crafts vacation in Scotland
From
£895
excluding flights
Seeing and learning about an off-the-grid settlement in operation, learning needle felting techniques that were new to me and participating in fiber dyeing with natural dyes were the most memorable parts of the vacation. (more)Deborah Martell
The week was packed full of activities without being in any way rushed. Very much enjoyed the opportunity to get away from the big city and savour country life... Excellent. Kudos to Rosie for this extraordinary vacation. (more)Kathy Imrie
Most memorable was the final few days when my felted piece came together. (more)Jo Hickman
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
Scottish traditional cruise, 4 days
From
£835
excluding flights
The whole trip was marvellous. I felt like Iíd gone to heaven. (more)Lachlan Holme-moir
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
£2,475
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 vacation 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 travelers who were privileged to visit a seldom visited, beautiful part of the world. (more)Vivienne Clarke
Lands End To John O'Groats biking 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
South Argyll cruise in Scotland, history and nature
From
£1,685
excluding flights
Memorable parts? It was memory upon memory. The beautiful boat. The scenery. The food, oh the food. The way we were looked after by Ian, the skipper and Carleton in the galley. Any time porpoises or seals were spotted, the boat was slowed so we could take photos. Tips? Bring functional rather than stylish cloths to wear aboard. No need to pack light, there's ample room in the cabins. There's main power from 7.30 am till 10 pm and inverted power during the night for lights and charging... (more)Anthony Sharp
Mull circumnavigation cruise, Scotland
From
£960
excluding flights
If you enjoy wonderful scenery, wildlife and some walking, this trip is an amazing experience. (more)Greta DAVIS
Watching 14 dolphins following the boat was a highlight. The scenery was fabulous. (more)Linda Young
It was a delight. I was hoping for something unique and it was! (more)Sue Ellen Christensen
Yoga and relaxation holiday, Scotland
From
£895
excluding flights
We met people sharing their skills in felting, yoga, music, and knowledge of the local area. All food was either grown, foraged, or purchased locally and cooked from scratch, all sustainable and tasty too. Excellent, would always recommend (more)Nicky Arifi
It was really enjoyable and I would do it again. Rosie and her team are welcoming, thoughtful and talented and the excursions, activities and meals they provided were clearly planned and prepared meticulously and delivered with charm, good humour and ťlan. (more)M Mannas
Fantastic. I was lucky to have four other great women in the vacation too, but Rosie and Joanie made it wonderful. When ever I talk about my week with them I literally find my shoulders dropping and my speech slowing down, and the glow returning. (more)Lara Gisborne
Wildlife vacation in the Isle of Mull, Scotland
From
£645
excluding flights
The most incredible day was when we saw Minke Whales, common dolphins, porpoises, seals, eagles and lots of fantastic seabirds. It was one of my best experiences ever. (more)Hazel Smith
Seeing the wildlife and being able to have it all identified with our tour guides was memorable. (more)Susan Musgrave
Relaxing, get away from it all, experience immersing yourself in the Isle of Mull and its landscape and wildlife. (more)Marion Cowan
Scotland craft weekends, felt making & natural dyeing
From
£150
excluding flights
The whole weekend was memorable, Rosie is a very patient and wonderful teacher. We learned lots of informations about natural dyeing, we dyed fleece using different methods with amazing results! (more)Alicia Villain
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... A wonderful, inspiring experience in a beautiful part of our country. (more)Annie Hibberd
Orkney & Shetland self drive holiday, Scotland
From
£800
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
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