Essence of Orkney tours

Our tours are crafted for your needs – half day; full day; multi-day.
Just tell us what you want! You will find example of tours below.

  • Ancient Orkney

    Experience the highlights of Stone Age Orkney and visit Skara Brae, The Ring of Brodgar, The Standing Stones of Stenness and Unstan Cairn, a unique 5000 year old burial chamber. Let us put you in touch with Orkney’s Neolithic heart and we will bring ancient history to life.

    Scapa Flow in War and Peace
  • Scapa Flow in War and Peace

    Enjoy a Viking and Wartime experience and visit St Magnus Cathedral, The Italian Chapel, Scapa Flow and the Churchill Barriers. From the blood of the Vikings to the battles of the World Wars, you will discover how Orkney played a crucial role.

    Tasting Traditional Orkney
  • Tasting Traditional Orkney

    Experience the unique taste of Orkney food and drink and see how it has been shaped by 5000 years of farming and fishing. We can offer you a stunning choice of visits to distilleries, breweries, a traditional water powered barley mill and food outlets of all kinds.

    Our Orkney Craft Trail
  • Our Orkney Craft Trail

    Join us on Orkney’s Craft Trail and we’ll introduce you to beautiful objects that reflect our islands’ long history. There is inspiration everywhere you look. Art and Craft have shaped Orkney’s special identity – in jewellery and ceramics, in wood and wool, in paint and print.

    Explore Land, Sea and Sky
  • Explore Land, Sea and Sky

    Experience Orkney’s beautiful landscape and seascape, the heart and soul of our islands.  Let us share our passion for stunning sea cliffs, rolling hills and  the birds, animals and flowers that make Orkney such a special place.

    Ancient Orkney
  • We had the most wonderful tour with Ann, she was so knowledgeable and such great fun, one of our favourite people we met during our three week adventure!

    — Mr & Mrs Barnett, Los Angeles , September 2017

  • Thanks David, your tour was the highlight of my holiday. I learnt so much and and more about Orkney and World archaeology! I also enjoyed our engaging discussions, I will be back!

    — Amanda Bridges, Surrey, August 2017

  • Thank you so much for such an amazing and wonderful day yesterday! We absolutely loved meeting you and your tour was great…I remembered all the stories you told us…it has been my favourite stop for sure! It was meant to be!

    — Shari Haws, USA, July 2017

  • I wanted to take the opportunity to thank both yourself and Ann for a wonderful day spent touring in Orkney. We learnt a lot, very pleased with the outstanding weather and we both enjoyed your company and knowledge of the long history we touched the surface of.

    — John Park, Australia, tour with Ann & David, June 2017