Isle of Skye – “Over the Sea to Skye” - 7 Days

Available Dates

TRIP DATES AVAILABILITY PRICE SPACE LEFT
26/04/2023 - 02/05/2023 Guaranteed £820.00
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Overview

Enjoy some of Scotland’s most spectacular Highland and coastal landscapes imaginable on this wonderful tour to Isle of Skye.

Skye is one of the top locations in Scotland to visit. Famous for its scenery, with mountains, lochs and glens that will take your breath away, as well as abundant wildlife –  eagles, otters, seals and stags abound.

The Island of Skye is 50 miles long and the largest of the Inner Hebrides. The capital is Portree. Villages in the north of the Island include DunveganEdinbaneUig and Staffin.

Notable villages in the south of Skye include Broadford, Armadale, Carbost, Elgol and Kyleakin (where we stay for four nights).

The Island has a rich History covering many topics, such as: Dinosaur Fossils, Clan Warfare, Highland Clearances and the infamous ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ and the Jacobite Rebellion.
Both Clan MacDonald and Clan MacLeod have their Clan Castles on the Island and should be on your list of places to visit.

Our trip includes:

Trip Highlights

  • Executive coach travel and the services of an IC Travel courier
  • 6 Nights Half-Board accommodation
  • Full excursions programme each day

Price Includes

  • Executive coach travel and the services of an IC Travel courier
  • 6 nights half-board accommodation
  • Full daily excursions package (see itinerary tab)

Price Excludes

  • Meals and refreshments not forming part of the hotel packages or otherwise specified as included in the itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1
Wednesday

08.00am Coach departs Taverham (local pickups en route) for journey north, visiting The World of James Herriot Museum in Thirsk to discover the famous vet in All Creatures Great and Small.

Time for a leisurely lunch before overnighting at The Waverley Castle Hotel in Galashiels.

Day 2
Thursday

08.30am Depart Hotel for our onward journey north.

Stopping many times for photo opportunities as we travel, especially at The Forth Bridges and the picturesque Pitlochry for lunch on our way.

Arrive Kings Arms Hotel, Kyleakin on Isle of Skye for four nights stay.

Day 3
Friday

10.00am Depart hotel for small minibus tour of Skye with local knowledgeable tour guide visiting Fairy Pools, The Old Man of Storr, The Quiraing, Neist Point Lighthouse and more.

We make a lovely stop for lunch in Portree.

Return by coach to the hotel.

Day 4
Saturday

09.00am Depart hotel for trip on the Bella Jane boat to Loch Coruisk. Trip includes a 4-hour cruise split between Isle of Soay, with a picnic lunch ashore before returning to Uig.

Spectacular scenery of the Cuillin Mountains and with diverse Wildlife such as dolphins, whales, Seals, and Sea Eagles to be spotted with the local crew.

Return by coach to the hotel.

Day 5
Sunday

09.00am Depart hotel for a trip to Castle Donald in Armadale. Home to the Clan McDonalds for centuries with charming castle ruins, museum, beautiful gardens and woodland trails.

Walking down to the harbour to take the 45 minute ferry across to Mallaig to catch a glimpse of the Jacobite Steam Train (in the Harry Potter films) and onwards for the 90 minute journey to Fort William.

Return by coach to the hotel.

Day 6
Monday

09.00am Check out of our Skye hotel for our journey south. Travel via Glencoe and The Trossachs National Park to stop at the famous Green Welly Cafe in Tyndrum for lunch.

With a stop at Loch Lomond and Gretna Green, we leave Scotland to head for our overnight stay at The George Hotel in Hexham.

Day 7
Tuesday

08.00am Leaving Hexham, we travel to Barnard Castle for a trip to the Bowes Museum, exploring this quaint town and time for lunch.

Return to Taverham via drop-off points.

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Isle of Skye – “Over the Sea to Skye”
From £820.00
per Adult
From £1,000.00
per Adult - Single Room
From £820.00
per Child (3-14 Yrs)

Trip Facts

  • Coach travel
  • Yes
  • Yes - select when booking
  • Half Board
  • Yes

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