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Lord of the Isles

Overview

Travel by Air Days
  • Take a cruise across Loch Broom and see the Summer Isles
  • Discover the Callanish Standing Stones on the Isle of Lewis
  • Enjoy the scenery on the beautiful Isle of Harris
  • Journey to magical Benbecular and Barra
  • Sail to the Isle of Skye
  • Explore the popular Isle of Mull
  • Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims and visit tiny Iona
  • Journey through the remote islands of North and South Uist

A land of mystery and enchantment, history and heritage – not to mention unrivalled stunning scenery – this adventure around the Scottish Highlands and the remote Western Isles will leave you spellbound. Uncovering some of Scotland’s historic secrets, we know the best places to visit.

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Itinerary

Day One - Home to Grantown-on-Spey
Make your own way to your chosen airport for the flight to Inverness. On arrival you will be met and transferred to Grantown-on-Spey in the heart of the Cairngorms where we’ll stay for the next two nights. (D)

Day Two – At leisure in Grantown-on-Spey
Enjoy a day at leisure to relax. (B,D)

Day Three – From Grantown-on-Spey to Stornoway
Across to the western coast we go, to sail over to the Isle of Lewis, cruising along Loch Broom, then crossing the Minch to Lewis. We continue to Stornoway to check into the Caladh Inn for the next two nights. (B,D)

Day Four – Exploring the Isle of Lewis
The enchanting Isle of Lewis is a treasure trove of discovery, with fresh water lochs and coastal cliffs. Today we call at Arnol to visit the Blackhouse and on to the pretty Port of Ness. The Callanish Standing Stones are a sight to behold and the sea-facing broch at Dun Carloway are legendary landmarks on the Isle. (B,D)

Day Five – From Stornoway to Isle of Benbecula
We travel to Harris, passing rugged scenery then we set sail to Berneray, on North Uist. We continue to the Isle of Benbecula, joined to North and South Uist by bridges and causeways. Journeying south, we check into the Dark Island Hotel for two nights. (B,D)

Day Six – The Isle of Barra
Enchanting Barra is where tour journey takes us today – tranquil, scenic and unspoilt, it’s a beautiful place for us to visit, on the southern tip of this magical islands chain. (B,D)

Day Seven – From the Isle of Benbecula to Oban
Setting sail, we travel from Lochmaddy on Uist to Uig on the Isle of Skye, travelling across the islands and on to bustling Oban where we’ll spend the next three nights. (B,D)

Day Eight – Free time in Oban
Explore the popular seaside town of Oban. (B,D)

Day Nine – Trip to Mull and Iona
We’re in for a great day out as we visit the lovely Isle of Mull and enchanting Iona, Scotland’s ‘cradle of Christianity’, which form memories to treasure. (B,D)

Day Ten- From Oban to Home
Transfer to Glasgow airport for the flight home. (B,D)

Caladh Inn

The Caladh Inn is Stornoway's largest hotel and offers a warm and friendly welcome. It features a lovely restaurant which serves both traditional Scottish cuisine and international dishes.

Rooms at this hotel


Hotel Gallery

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Isle of Barra

Enchanting Barra is where tour journey takes us today – tranquil, scenic and unspoilt, it’s a beautiful place for us to visit, on the southern tip of this magical islands chain.

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Full Day: Isle of Lewis

The enchanting Isle of Lewis is a treasure trove of discovery, with fresh water lochs and coastal cliffs. Today we call at Arnol to visit the Blackhouse and on to the pretty Port of Ness. The Callanish Standing Stones are a sight to behold and the sea-facing broch at Dun Carloway are legendary landmarks on the Isle.

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Full Day: Mull and Iona

We’re in for a great day out as we visit the lovely Isle of Mull and enchanting Iona, Scotland’s ‘cradle of Christianity’, which form memories to treasure.

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