Official Sightseeing
Tours of Scotland since 1907

Scotland's Islands

Scotland’s islands really do let you get away from it all.

The gentler pace of life is infectious.

 


Their natural beauty takes your breath away. Local prehistoric treasures and native wildlife are fascinating and rewarding. A world away from daily hustle and bustle.



Fun Facts

  • North Ronaldsay sheep are a breed probably around 3000 years old and native to the island of North Ronaldsay where It feeds on seaweed. Virtually fat-free and very tender meat.
  • Orkney is in the Guinness Book of Records for the world's shortest scheduled flight: Westray to Papa Westray with a flying time of less than 2 minutes.
  • The Orkney Flag is called the St Magnus Cross, a red cross on a yellow background and represents Orkney's close connections with both Scotland and Norway. The colours represent Scotland - they are the same as the Lion Rampant and the design is like all th
  • The Highest point on the Isle of Mull is Ben More (3,140 ft/957 m).
  • Brodick Castle, a country seat of the Hamiltons, has been in the care of the National Trust for Scotland since 1958, when the estate passed to the, treasury in lieu of death taxes.

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Tours that visit Islands


Isle of Skye and the Jacobite Steam Train

Isle of Skye and the Jacobite Steam Train 3 Day Tour from £484.00
from Edinburgh

This magical tour combines a magical visit to the Isle of Skye with a trip on the World famous Jacobite Steam Train – the real Hogwarts’s Express!

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Skye and the Scottish Highlands

Skye and the Scottish Highlands 3 Day Tour from £270.00
from Edinburgh and Glasgow

Experience the best of the Scottish Highlands on this 3-day Isle of Skye tour.

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Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides

Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides 6 Day Tour from £841.00
from Edinburgh

Sample the captivating delights of Scotland’s Highlands and islands, exploring famous sights and discovering hidden gems in a land of rich history and charm.

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Orkney Discovery

Orkney Discovery 3 Day Tour from £340.00
from Inverness

Explore the best of the Orkney Islands on this short tour. It is the perfect accompaniment to your stay in the Highland Capital.

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Edinburgh, Skye and the Highlands

Edinburgh, Skye and the Highlands 4 Day Tour from £645.00
from London

Travel directly from London to visit Edinburgh, Scotland’s historic Capital City then tour through the Highlands to see Glen Coe, Loch Ness and the amazing Isle of Skye.

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Grand Tour of the Inner Hebrides

Grand Tour of the Inner Hebrides 7 Day Tour from £1,645.00
from Edinburgh and Glasgow

This captivating tour will tick off no less than five picturesque islands on your Hebridean bucket list - Mull, Staffa, Iona, Islay and Jura.

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Hebridean Explorer Small Group Tour

Hebridean Explorer Small Group Tour 5 Day Tour from £585.00
from Edinburgh

Get away from it all on a magnificent short break to the Hebridean islands of Lewis and Harris.

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Highlands and Islands

Highlands and Islands 8 Day Tour from £955.00
from Edinburgh

This amazing tour unfolds to show you the magnificent scenery of Scotland’s West Coast as well as the Hebridean islands of Skye, Harris and Lewis.

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Highlights of Orkney and Shetland

Highlights of Orkney and Shetland 6 Day Tour from £1,195.00
from Edinburgh and Glasgow

Explore the haunting beauty and unique heritage of Scotland's Northern Isles to discover magnificent prehistoric and Norse treasures.  

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Islay and Jura

Islay and Jura 5 Day Tour from £995.00
from Edinburgh and Glasgow

Enjoy an in-depth visit to two jewels of the Inner Hebrides, Jura and Islay. Untamed and mysterious, famed for their natural beauty, wildlife and whisky.

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Oban, Mull and Iona Small Group Tour

Oban, Mull and Iona Small Group Tour 3 Day Tour from £335.00
from Edinburgh and Glasgow

Discover the lochs, glens and mountains of the Western Highlands and explore the beautiful islands of Mull and Iona.

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Orkney Explorer

Orkney Explorer 5 Day Tour from £585.00
from Edinburgh

This concise tour combines wonderful Highland scenery with a fabulous two-night stay in the fabled Orkney Islands. It’s the perfect island adventure.

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Scottish Highlands, Islands and Cities

Scottish Highlands, Islands and Cities 13 Day Tour from £2,425.00
from Edinburgh

This epic tour will take you along some of the most famous routes in Scotland to visit Edinburgh, Glasgow and the islands of Skye, Orkney, Mull and Iona.

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Skye, Orkney and the Highlands

Skye, Orkney and the Highlands 8 Day Tour from £990.00
from Edinburgh

Explore Skye, the Orkney Islands together with the Western and Northern Highlands in one spectacular tour.

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