Hebridean Odyssey

Hebridean Odyssey

'Standing Stones' at Callanish recall a mysterious past, with unspoiled beaches and stunning seascapes

It is hard to define the special appeal

of the Hebridean Islands of Lewis;

ancient ruins like the famous 'Standing Stones'

at Callanish recall a mysterious past,

while unspoiled beaches and stunning

seascapes invoke a sense of timelessness.

 

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

 

Full day tour of Lewis

 

Sailing to North Uist

 

Sailing to Harris

 

Sailing to Ullapool

 

Visit to a Tweed Mill

 

Free time in Inverness

 

6 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast

Home Link included

Sunday

We depart and make our way north
for our first overnight in the Dumfries area with
dinner, bed and breakfast.

Monday

We depart after breakfast and
continue northwards where wonderful scenery
unfolds before you with high mountain tops and
sweeping moorland. We stop off in Fort William
within the shadow of mighty Ben Nevis. Then
heading north, passing impressive Eilean Donan
Castle, we arrive at our hotel near Skye for our
overnight stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Tuesday

A magnificent drive across Skye to
catch the morning sailing to North Uist. In the
afternoon a scenic coastal tour of Uists passing
numerous tiny lochs and beaches, before
checking into the Dark Island Hotel, Benbecula
for overnight stay with dinner, bed and
breakfast.

Wednesday

Today we head north and our
sailing to the largest of the Hebridean Islands
– Harris. A rugged landscape of moorland,
deep-sea lochs and mountains and against this
backdrop is a proud history dating back to
prehistoric times. We travel to the north end of
Lewis and to the capital Stornoway for the next
2 nights stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Thursday

Today you enjoy a full day tour of
Lewis, including the impressive 5,000 year old
standing stones of Callanish (Scotland’s
Stonehenge). Ancient thatched ‘blackhouses’,
the imposing Carloway Broch, a fortified tower
dating back over 2,000 years and finishing with
a visit to a Tweed Mill, explaining the history of
the famous Harris Tweed.

Friday

We depart on the morning sailing to
Ullapool and head on to Inverness the ‘Capital
of the Highlands’, with free time before
continuing south through picturesque Spey
Valley and into the Perthshire area for our final
overnight stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Saturday

We depart after breakfast and
begin our journey back to the West Country.

Your Hotel

 

On this tour we use a number of good standard

hotels rated 3 star or above, with all rooms en

suite and with tea/coffee making facilities.

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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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