Scottish Highlands and Islands

The beautiful Holy Isle of Iona
The beautiful Holy Isle of Iona
Dun Carloway Broch
Dun Carloway Broch
The Stones of Callanish, Isle of Lewis
The Stones of Callanish, Isle of Lewis
The old Abbey of St Columba on Iona
The old Abbey of St Columba on Iona
The Crannog Center on Loch Tay
The Crannog Center on Loch Tay

Follow Scotland’s story from the prehistoric era to the arrival of the Romans, and their early ambition to take all of Britain. This tour is an adventurous journey through the dramatic landscapes of the Highlands and Islands.

  • A guided tour of the National Museum of Scotland
  • Visit the extraordinary Callanish Standing Stones
  • Exceptional prehistory awaits at Kilmartin Museum
  • View one of the oldest religious centres, Iona Abbey
  • Explore the well-preserved Carloway Broch


  • Romans
  • Prehistory
  • Medieval
  • Historic Churches

What's Included

  1. Expert Guide Lecturer
  2. Tour Manager
  3. Local Travel - Private a/c coach and ferry
  4. Meals - All meals included with wine at dinner
  5. Entries & Tips - Entry to all sites in programme; tips included
  6. Field Notes
  7. Hotels

Hotel Info

  • 2 nights in a new and smart hotel in Edinburgh, close to the railway station.
  • 3 nights in a 3* country hotel set in the stunning landscape of the Scottish West Highlands on the edge of Loch Melfort.
  • 2 nights in a characterful hotel, converted from fishermens cottages, situated on the harborfront of Portree on Skye.
  • 1 night in a large country hotel near Aberfeldy.

Travel Information

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Linked Tours

Many of our tours can be linked together to form longer programmes. We are happy to arrange connecting flights and hotels, allowing you to spend as long as you wish exploring the ancient world... See suggestions below:

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2019 Tour Details

Sun 4th August - Mon 12th August

Accepting £500 deposits



Led By: Peter Yeoman

Guide Lecturer

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