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Wild about the Hebrides

IT'S Endless Freedom

£1,251 per person

4 nights stays in small family run traditional accommodation, Scottish breakfast, 2 lunches, 4 dinners, fully guided and private vehicle, airport pick up and drop off . Includes all excursions and entrance fees.

HIGHLIGHTS

Our new four-night adventure will take you on a real journey of discovery through the hidden Hebrides and to secluded locations for a truly wild experience. We get close to wildlife, hike through stunning coastline routes and discover the heartbeat of these islands through meeting the local people.

From your first moment, we step back into the history of more than six thousand years to unravel the fascinating journeys of previous settlers to these remote islands. Our excellent adventure for those who love wildlife, nature, hiking, photography and ever-changing landscapes as the season's pass and the beauty of the light as it caresses the land transforms a simple view into a stunning one. It is the magic of the Hebrides.

Highlights we will discover along the way :Archaeology, whisky, history, wildlife, beaches, moorlands, ,birds of prey, remote islands, history, 

 

WHY WE LOVE IT

We love this short adventure as it gives you a real introduction to these far-flung islands from a truly local perspective and someone who grew up on these islands and still makes them his home. 
By settling into our accommodation for three nights, we can explore at our leisure and without rush the beautiful coves and inlets, moors and coastlines in search of wildlife and the hidden history.
Whatever the weather, this adventure treats you to impressive seascapes, incredible archaeology and a real sense of freedom and escapism. For us, it is the Hebrides in miniature.

WHATS INCLUDED

  • 4 nights Bed and breakfast

  • 2 lunches

  • 4 dinners

  • Private vehicle

  • Fully guided

  • Entrances to included attractions

  • All gratuities 

  • Airport pick up and drop off

  • Personal reusable water bottle

DATES 2021

Group size 4 to 6 people

Should you wish to book a trip exclusivley for two people we are able to provide this for a supplement.

Our office will be more than pleased to facilitate any such request

Travel Assurance: To ensure peace of mind when booking with us we are not taking deposits for this adventure until January 2021. Reserve your spot today in the confidence that your place is reserved and deposits will be taken at a later date.

April 2021

  • 5th  April 2021

  • 19th April 2021

May 2021

  • 3rd  May 2021

August 2021

  • 9th August  2021

September 2021

  • 6th September 2021

  • 13th September 2021

Itinerary

Day 1- Arrival Day (Lewis)


Arrive in Stornoway and be met by your guide for the start of your wild Hebridean adventure. We leave the small town of Stornoway and make our way out across the vast moorlands towards the west coast and discover a wealth of history, archaeology and culture along the way. We visit a traditional Harris Tweed Mill; a renovated Thatch Village last occupied in the 1950s and then get close and personal to the one of oldest Stone Circle in Britain, Callanish. We then make our way along the dramatic coastline to our accommodation for three nights where we settle into our small family-run guest house next to the ocean. Accommodation Lewis 3 nights Included Dinner




Day 2 - A Taste of Freedom


Our day begins with a short drive around the local vicinity down narrow roads and onto the Atlantic edge. We step out onto glorious beaches and for the brave dip our toes into the refreshing waters that bathe these islands. We then make our way for our morning adventure and a scenic boat trip around the area. We look out for sea eagles, otters and wild seals and other seabirds on this beautiful private journey. Our local guide will give you a wealth of knowledge on this unique environment and how local people have interacted with nature here for thousands of years.
On our return, we will toast our adventure before we head for included lunch in a local eatery.
The afternoon sees us taking to the coastlines and heading out to view some of the most dramatic seascapes in the Outer Hebrides before returning to our accommodation and some free time to explore at your leisure this tranquil setting.
Overnight Lewis Lunch and Dinner




Day 3 - Call of the Wild - Lewis & Harris


Today and weather permitting we head back to the ocean and board our private vessel for a dramatic sail along the coastline of Lewis and Harris to our deserted island and a chance to become a castaway for a day. Meander through deserted villages and past abandoned homes where once music, laughter and the Gaelic language was heard daily. Wander high into the hills and take in the dramatic views that are truly breathtaking.
Picnic lunch on the island
Following lunch, more free time to wander at your leisure before we make our way back along the coastline and into a dramatic sea loch created during the last ice age some twelve thousand years ago. We then make our way back to our accommodation and have a small tipple of local gin to toast another. wonderful day
(NB: if weather unsuitable for our boat journey we will provide an alternative experience) Overnight Lewis Picnic Lunch and ncluded Dinner




Day 4 - Coastal Town and Nature walk


Our journey today leads us back toward the beautiful harbour town of Stornoway, where we settle for one night. Once here we check into our accommodation and then head out to explore the capital of the Outer Hebrides. We take a wander through the town learning about the fishing industry, the opium barons and the herring girls and much more before heading for a beautiful walk into the Castle grounds. Lunch on own After lunch, we visit Museum nan Eilean to gain one last look at the artefacts and the history of these islands before some free time to enjoy this quaint little town. Included Dinner tonight is in a local restaurant where we celebrate your journey in the Hebrides. Overnight Stornoway




Day 5 - End of Tour and transport to airport


Today is the day we all depart and depending on when the plane is leaving we have a relaxed time enjoying the final views of these islands. Airport drop off included





Please Note

While we strive to deliver everything that is in our itinerary, there are occasions when in the Outer Hebrides we may need to cancel boat trips or other activities at short notice owing to the weather. While this is unfortunate it is part of the course and we will do our utmost to reschedule or find an alternative activity to replace it.

Not Included

The price for this adventure does not include

  • Domestic flights to the Hebrides from

      Glasgow or Edinburgh

  • International Flights

  • PersonalTravel Insurance

We are pleased to provide any further information required at time of booking or email us with any queries

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