Situated on Europe’s Atlantic edge, the Scottish Western Isles of the Outer Hebrides are a diverse chain of inter-connected islands with their own unique way of life.
Join us for the ultimate island hopping experience in the Outer Hebrides, an area of unspoilt natural beauty offering spectacular scenery, impressive mountain ranges and miles of golden beaches. We visit Barra, Eriskay, South Uist, Benbecula, North Uist, Harris and Lewis!
Seven Islands in one day!
Isle of Barra guided tour
Lewis guided tour
1 x packed lunch
This tour includes our door to door home collection service.
This tour is operated in conjunction with Woods Holidays, Bognor Regis.
Morning collection from your home to join the coach for the journey north to our overnight hotel in Lancashire.D
Leaving Lancashire behind we travel north firstly by motorway and cross the border into Scotland, with a stop in Moffat en route. We reach our hotel in Drymen and have a one night stay.B, D
This morning we travel across country to Oban firstly along the shores of Loch Lomond, then past Loch Awe. Once we arrive in Oban, we have the afternoon crossing to the Isle of Barra, and we reach our hotel in time for dinner and our two night stay.B, D
The Isle of Barra is considered by many to be the most beautiful little island in Britain. Its tranquil beaches, distinctive culture, where Gaelic is widely spoken, and an ancient history make any visit to Barra a memorable one. We are joined today by a local guide for a tour of this glorious island.B, D
Today’s island hopping will see you visit seven islands in one day! Start with an early morning crossing from Barra to Eriskay, famous for the Eriskay ponies. We take the causeway across to South Uist, where the west coast is a continuous sandy beach while the east is dominated by mountainous peaks. Another causeway connects with Benbecula where we stop for coffee. The Benbecula Causeway links to North Uist which is a relatively flat island covered with peat bogs, low hills and lochans. More than half the land is covered by water, making North Uist a birdwatchers’ paradise. We board the early afternoon ferry for the 1 hour crossing to Harris, on which we can enjoy our packed lunch. We then travel up the west coast past numerous unspoilt, white sandy beaches and some of the most breathtakingly beautiful scenery in the Western Isles. The final leg of today’s journey is to Lewis and our hotel on the outskirts of Stornoway for a two night stay.B, D
Today we have a local guide for our tour of Lewis, the most northerly island of the Hebrides and the largest of the Outer Hebrides. Lewis has a history that goes back thousands of years and ancient stone circles and standing stones can be found everywhere. On the west coast, at Callanish, stands the awesome collection of stone circles and rows of standing stones called the ‘Hebrides Stonehenge’. We also venture into the moorland interior, where peat is still cut for fuel and see traditional croft dwellings.B, D
We have a morning free in Stornoway. Originally a Viking settlement, the town now has a pretty harbour and some lovely walks. We have an afternoon crossing to Ullapool, which takes just under three hours, and from here we continue to Strathpeffer in time for a late dinner and a one night stay.B, D
After an early start, we travel via Perth, crossing the Forth Bridge to South Queensferry, with suitable stops along the way. Our journey continues via Jedburgh to our overnight hotel in the Newcastle area.B, D
After breakfast, we commence our return journey arriving back in East Anglia by mid evening where our door to door service will be waiting to return you home.B
B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included
Barra Beach Hotel, Barra (2 nights)
Our 3 star standard hotel is set in a quiet location on the Atlantic west coast of Barra overlooking the beautiful white sands of Tangasdale Beach. There is an extensive lounge, seaview restaurant, bar and pleasant terrace. There is no lift and there are some steps down to the ground Floor rooms. There is limited WiFi and bedrooms have TV, hairdryer and hospitality tray.
Cabarfeidh Hotel, Stornoway (2 nights)
This modern 4 star hotel on the outskirts of Stornoway is the highest graded hotel on the Isle of Lewis and has pleasant gardens. Bedrooms have TV, telephone, trouser press, hairdryer and hospitality tray. There is WiFi and a lift.
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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.
|Ardleigh Crown|| Ardleigh Crown Public House |
|Beacon Hill Services|| Beacon Hill Services Lorry Park |
|Bramford, Angel PH|| Bramford, Angel Public House |
|Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn|| Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9 |
|Capel St Mary (North)|| Capel St Mary White Horse Public House |
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
|Chelmsford Services|| Chelmsford Springfield Services |
Lorry Park (Off A12)
|Claydon Crown|| Claydon Crown Public House Lay By |
|Colchester North Rail Stn|| Colchester North Rail Station |
|Combs Bus Shelter|| Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage) |
|Copdock - Tescos|| Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop |
|Debenham Angel|| Debenham Angel Public House |
|Diss Bus Station|| Diss Bus Station |
|Eye Town Hall|| Eye Town Hall |
|Felixstowe Coach Park|| Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe, |
|Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq|| Felixstowe Great Eastern Square |
|Harleston Duke William|| Harleston Duke William Public House |
|Ipswich, West End Rd|| Ipswich,West End Road Car Park |
|Kelvedon - The Tavern|| Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road |
|Long Stratton|| Long Stratton Police Station |
|Mendlesham Kings Head|| Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House, |
|Mendlesham, Denters Hill|| Mendlesham, Denters Hill |
|Needham Market - Swan|| Needham Market, Swan Public House, |
|Newmarket Bus Station|| Newmarket Bus Station |
|Norwich - Castle Meadow|| Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office) |
|Scole - Scole Engineering|| Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole |
|Sproughton|| Sproughton, Wild Man Public House |
|Stowmarket Railway Stn|| Stowmarket Railway Station |
|Stowupland Dents Corner|| Stowupland, Dents Corner, |
|Tollgate McDonalds|| Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG |
|Witham Old Post Office|| Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office |
(NOT McColls Store)
|Woolpit Church|| Woolpit Church |
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