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morbeys

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2016

Excellent trip, well organised, comfortable coach and very good tour guide who had interesting and informed local knowledge. If you only have a day to spare like us I would fully recommend this tour

Nancy C United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2016

This was a great tour. They managed to fit in an acceptable amount of time at each stop considering the shorter day that had to be scheduled in May. We really enjoyed the driver's comments and historical narrative as he drove between stops. It is absolutely beautiful country and there was such a variety of history from prehistoric to current. This was one of the highlights of our trip to Scotland. Wish we had had another day to go back and further explore.

gillian m

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2016

It certainly came up to my expectation and more. the Italian chapel was an inspiration and the highlight of the trip for me..

George M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2016

Loved the whole experience.Very well organised.Coach driver was very knowledgeable and funny.great day on Orkney.Thankyou.

Helen H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2016

After a smooth crossing on the ferry we stepped straight on to the coach which was waiting for us. Stuart, our driver, provided an entertaining commentary as he took us to the various sites, along with anecdotes which we would have missed if we had travelled alone. We were fortunate that the sites were not overcrowded and we enjoyed a lively lunch at the Ferry Inn in Stromness. The only drawback for us was the biting cold, which meant an uncomfortable visit at Skara Brae and the Ring of Brodgar, but that's something you cannot legislate for. I would thoroughly recommend this trip.

Colleen M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2016

Excellent, driver/tour guide was excellent. I would recommend this tour.

FABRIZIO L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2015

Was great- --- i never been in place like that

MS LAI FONG L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2015

Lots of WW1 and WW2 history and geological and pre-historic interests to explore. Skara Brae was fantastic and who need Stonehenge when you can see standing stones and stone circles on the Orkneys for free?

Hiram D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2015

This is the second time I have been asked for a view on my trip, I completed this before. As I said on my previous review the whole trip was wonderful made extra special by the coach driver A1 star.

Shirley B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2015

Terrific driver and tour guide. Most enjoyable. But be prepared for a long day!

vivfel

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2015

Our bus driver/guide was exceptional - information and humour all in one. Pity he couldn't have given us better weather, but still this was a great day. Learnt so much about the Churchill Barriers, Skara Brae other items of interest. The background story of the Italian Chapel was very interesting. Well worth doing.

Michael N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Can you please accept that this was essentially a private trip and we do not have time for such
superfluous writings??

Duncan M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Very complete coverage of all major sites, except distilleries unfortunately -. Excellent driver/guide named Stuart/Stewart

dkedwards

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Trip to Orkney was excellent! Only negative was that there was a bit of rain and wind - but it is a long way north! Our coach driver, young Stuart, was very knowledgable and we got extra info due to his studies in archeology! We learnt so much about Orkney! Extra purchase of a ticket to Skara Brae is a must!

Merle K Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Great trip with lots to see and good amount of time at each stop. Our driver Bain gave us great commentary and details of everything there was to see and where and he recommended we the order we do each stop to get the best value from our time on the islands. I would have no hesitation in recommending this tour to anyone.

lloyd g

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2015

Skara Brae and the Scapa Flow story stick out. Would have liked a little more on the farming. Great day.

vansorge

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

This is the third review on request. The Day trip was absolutely marvellous! A very experienced and knowledgeable coach driver/ narrator just perfect. We would strongly recommend it to everyone when in the neighborhood of the Orkney's!

Steven H G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2015

Exceptionally good trip aided by the very friendly and efficient coach driver

Patricia W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

I would recommend it to anyone. So glad I did it

Sonja G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

We had an absolutely fabulous time, thanks to our wonderful guide, Stuart. He was so friendly and informative. We especially loved his sense of humour! An amazing day!
He may remember us as the Canadian group of 8.

Julie L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Great guide who's knowledge of the Orkney's was fantastic. Beautiful area with so much history. Sensational.

Jillian W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

Visited lots of places of interest, with time enough to explore at each stop. Well informed guide. Good service.

Hilary M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

We were lucky to have a glorious sunny day and a smooth crossing. The very comfortable coach was waiting for us as we docked. Our guide had a feast of interesting facts, stories and jokes, which created a really relaxed and friendly atmosphere throughout the day. The stops were sympathetically timed to allow exploration/photographing/coffee/lunch/toilet/ breaks at perfect intervals.
Our Norwegian friend was delighted to feel Orkney to be a home from home! Excellent trip!! Highly recommended.

Susan B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed the day trip to Orkney. The driver was very informative and very amusing. We would recommend this trip to anyone whom wants a really good day out.

Jean T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Our guide shared his vast amount of knowledge with humour and thoroughness. It would have been impossible to even approximate the same depth of Orkney experience by driving around on our own. A highlight of our trip.

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