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Date Details for the
2018 Scotland's Islands and Highlands Tour

We visit a number of Scottish castles, this one being Eilan Donan Castle, which we see on the second Tuesday of our tour, on the way to Skye.

Tour Dates (2018)

We are offering three tours in 2018.  Click the day links to go directly to that day in the day by day itinerary.

Day Itinerary Tour 1 Tour 2 Tour 3
Saturday Pre-tour option
Glasgow - Stirling - Falkirk - New Lanark (overnight)
30 June 14 July 28 July
Sunday Pre-tour option to Culcreuch Castle (overnight) 1 July 15 July 29 July
Monday Tour starts in Glasgow
To Campbeltown via Inverary
2 July 16 July 30 July
Tuesday To Islay 3 July 17 July 31 July
Wed Touring around Islay 4 July 18 July 1 Aug
Thursday To Oban 5 July 19 July 2 Aug
Friday To Tobermory on Mull 6 July 20 July 3 Aug
Saturday Touring around Mull 7 July 21 July 4 Aug
Sunday To Fort William via Mallaig 8 July 22 July 5 Aug
Monday Touring around the Highlands 9 July 23 July 6 Aug
Tuesday To Skye then to Harris & Lewis 10 July 24 July 7 Aug
Wed Touring around Lewis 11 July 25 July 8 Aug
Thursday Back to the mainland, to Inverness, Edinburgh, Glasgow
Tour ends
12 July 26 July 9 Aug
Friday Optional extension in Edinburgh 13 July 27 July 10 Aug
Saturday Additional touring as you may choose 14 July 28 July 11 Aug


For More Information

Please return to the main page for more information about our 2018 Scotland's Islands Tour, or to the detailed daily itinerary, and to read about our pre and post tour options.  And here's a link to jump you directly down to the booking form.



Originally published 15 July 2017, last update 31 Jul 2017

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