SCENIC ORKNEYS & SHETLANDS IN FIVE NIGHTS

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SCENIC ORKNEYS & SHETLANDS 1st Jun 2022
Newcastle 5 nights
Fred. Olsen £749.00

SCENIC ORKNEYS & SHETLANDS IN FIVE NIGHTS

ITINERARY

  • Scenic cruising past coastal sea stacks
  • Spot local wildlife including a variety of seabirds
  • Explore Lerwick, capital of the Shetland Islands

 

This five-night escape is crafted to provide a short, yet unforgettable snapshot of some of Scotland’s most beautiful summertime scenes, found within remote waterways and at off-the-beaten-track destinations. Just a short time after departure from Newcastle, your Scottish discovery begins with memorable scenic cruising; en route to the Shetlands Balmoral makes a special diversion to bring the Old Man of Hoy and The Needle sea stacks – the habitat for large seabird colonies – into view.

When you get to head ashore, seabird havens await your discovery in the Orkneys and the Shetlands too; RSPB Sumburgh Head, where fulmars, puffins and various other bird species live and breed amongst the sea cliffs and rugged landscapes, is a particular highlight to seek out in the Shetlands. From Lerwick, you could tour to Northmavine to see the coastal scenery of the Shetlands’ northernmost point too. In the Orkneys, a stop at Kirkwall also offers a chance to uncover historic treasures such as the UNESCO-listed Neolithic village of Skara Brae and ceremonial stone circles of Stenness and the Ring of Brodgar.

 

JUN 01 NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND Depart late evening
JUN 02 CRUISING BY THE NEEDLE, ORKNEY ISLANDS Arrive early evening, depart early evening
JUN 02 CRUISING BY OLD MAN OF HOY, ORKNEY ISLANDS, SCOTLAND Arrive early evening, depart late evening
JUN 03 LERWICK, SHETLAND ISLANDS, SCOTLAND Arrive early morning, depart late night
JUN 04 KIRKWALL, ORKNEY ISLANDS, SCOTLAND Arrive early morning, depart late night
1 DAY SAILING
JUN 06NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND Arrive early morning
Please call us on 01670 829922 for more information and to secure the best price & choice of cabin.

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