Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Sample An Orkney Summer

Join Hebridean Island Cruises' small luxury cruise ship Hebridean Princess this summer and discover the charm of Orkney's Nordic heritage in sumptuous style from just £5,550 per person.

The nine-night 'North to Orkney'
cruise sails on June 27 and explores the island's prehistoric sites, including Cape Wrath and the Castle and Garden of Mey. Special guest speaker and archaeology expert Dr Coleen Batey will also be on board to give an insight into the iconic buildings and Orkney's largest chambered tomb, Maes Howe.

The voyage departs from Oban and calls at Gairloch, Loch Eriboll, Scrabster, Kirkwall, Stronsay and Papa Westray, Westray and Stromness, Stromness, Helmsdale and Invergordon

Alternatively, guests on the nine-night '
Home From The North' cruise  departing July 15 can pay a visit to Orkney's legendary cathedral, St Magnus, which has dominated the Kirkwall skyline for over 875 years. Prices start from £3,700 per person.

'Home From The North' departs from Invergordon and calls at Helmsdale, Kirkwall, Skara Brae, Scrabster and Loch Eriboll, Stornoway, Skye, Rum, Glenmore and Oban.

Prices include all meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, shore excursions and gratuities and all relevant cruise taxes/fees (based on two people sharing a castle grade cabin).

For booking details, follow this link to The Cruise Line, the UK's luxury adventure specialists.