Caithness holds onto many legends from its past, and you will see many of them on our 5 day break based in the Viking town of Thurso. Explore the far north including a fabulous full day excursion to The Orkney Islands where you will pass over the Churchill Barriers built for WWII, see the Italian Chapel, discover the hidden mysteries of Skara Brae and the Ring of Brodgar and also have some time in Kirkwall. The holiday also includes the opportunity to visit the Queen Mother’s Castle of Mey with its beautiful walled gardens and wonderful interiors just the way she left them. Join us on this wonderful trip to the far north of Scotland and be amazed by the history and culture of the area called Caithness.
- 4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
- Luxury Coach Travel
- Excursions as Stated
- Drinks Reception on Arrival
- Evening Entertainment
- Single Room Supplements £40
A full day excursion to the Orkney Islands; whose shores are shrouded in culture and legend. We visit the Italian Chapel, cross the Churchill Barriers, explore Kirkwall Cathedral, along with the Neolithic village of Skara Brae and the mystical Ring of Brodgar. So much to see and one day out you will never forget.
Spend the day in the most northerly town in Britain Thurso. Browse the shops, take a stroll along the banks of River Thurso or visit Caithness Horizons Museum to learn about the fishing town and its Viking past.
CASTLE OF MEY, JOHN O'GROATS & WICK
A full day excursion to the Queen Mother’s Home in Caithness. Explore the Castle of Mey before we visit John O’ Groats & Wick then return to Thurso for dinner.
THE ROYAL HOTEL - THURSO
The Royal Hotel is a 3-star hotel situated near the charming little town centre of Thurso, easily within walking distance of many exciting shops, bars and restaurants. This quaint hotel is an excellent base from which to explore the North Coast. Centralized for both leisure and business, close to the bus and train stations, the friendly atmosphere of Royal Hotel is unmatched.
With the friendly public bar and relaxing ambiance of the Orkney Restaurant, Royal Hotel caters the needs of all types of guests. The beautiful North Coast of Scotland is a practically untouched paradise of fine, white sandy beaches, while contrasting with the dramatic cliffs and craggy headlands that one would expect.
Single Room Supplements £40