Spectacular Shetland Showcase

Spectacular Shetland Showcase

WOW! What a fabulous holiday we have for you to the wonderful Shetland Isles, nased in lerwick with a mini cruise to get there and guided tours of these fascinating Islands

Ruggedly handsome and wonderfully secluded – The Shetland Isles boasts a landscape quite unlike anywhere in the World. With huge cliffs, unspoilt coastline and an abundance of wildlife, all of this makes for a once in a lifetime holiday. This remote archipelago of over 100 Islands offers over 5000 years of history and our experienced guide will make sure we see the very best scenery and all of the main sights during our stay.


• 6 Nights, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

• Twin Berth Cabins on Northlink Ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick & return

• Local Experienced Shetland Guide for 3 Days

• 1 light lunch in Shetland

• Entrance to Old Haa, Croft House, Tangwick Haa and The Shetland Museum

• Visit St. Ninians Beach, Muckle Flugga, The Drongs & Scalloway

• Visit the Shetland Jewellery Workshop

Day One

Our journey to the Northern tip of the UK begins as we head North of the border and enjoy an overnight stay in the Stirling area


Day Two

We enjoy a scenic drive to Aberdeen where we join our Northlink overnight ferry to Shetland. Dinner is included on board and twin berth cabins. There are bars and lounges on board for you to relax in as we sail the night away


Day Three

This morning we arrive in Lerwick, and although still in the UK we are now closer to Scandinavia than Scotland. We enjoy breakfast on board and we meet our local guide for the first of our amazing Shetland Showcase. Today we focus on the Northern Isles of Yell and Unst. We take the short ferry journey to Yell and take the East Coast road toward Cullivoe for a visit to the Old Haa Museum – full of unusual artefacts from the lives of the Islanders. We continue across Yell and a short ferry journey takes us to Unst, with its many beautiful beaches and the Baltasound Hotel, where we enjoy a light lunch. We see Muckle Flugga Isle and the most Northern tip of the UK for fantastic views and then to Skidbladner to see a replica Viking Long Ship. We then head back to Lerwick and the Shetland Hotel where we spend the next two nights.

B, L, EM

Day Four

Today we enjoy a coastal tour of the South and West Mainland, heading towards Sumburgh Head our first visit is probably the best beach on Shetland – St. Ninians, with golden sands, sea bird colonies and cliff scenery. We continue to Jarlsof archeological site – one of Europes largest and most complex sites spanning over 5000 years up to the 1600’s, we included entrance to the
Croft House Museum. Following lunch we have a photo stop with the Shetland Ponies in the Tingwall Valley, before arriving in Scalloway, the former Capital of the Shetlands, with its 15th century castle and visit the museum displaying local island exhibits and folklore.


Day Five

Our ship sail later this evening so we have more exploring to do on the Northern Mainland. Travelling via Voe and Brae to ‘The Drongs’ – a spectacular series of sea stacks, we then visit the Tangwick Haa Museum before enjoying a guided tour of Shetland Jewellery Workshop, see how the gold and silver jewellery is handcrafted using traditional Nordic themes. We head back to Lerwick via Wormadale Viewpoint and Shetland Museum. Our overnight sailing once again includes twin berth cabins, dinner and breakfast


Day Six

Arriving into Aberdeen this morning we disembark and take the coastal road south passing the sandy St. Cyrus beach at Montrose and visiting the City of Discovery - Dundee with its brand new
waterfront, heading over the Tay bridge into Fife we visit the golf and university town of St. Andrews before arriving at our overnight hotel in the Dunfermline / Edinburgh area


Day Seven

We’ll pop into Edinburgh for a few hours this morning before returning back to the North West for approx. 6pm.


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, EM=Evening Meal

The Shetland Hotel, Lerwick * * *

In a fabulous location just opposite the ferry terminal, and as the name suggests the Waterfront Bar & Restaurant on the 2nd floor offers lovely views. There’s also Beltramis a

buzzing Sports Bar on the ground floor of the hotel. The bedrooms are large and spacious and offer TV, tea/coffee making facilities. Whilst the hotel does have a lift – please

note that it doesn’t serve all rooms.

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Name Address Contact Details
Accrington,BB5 6PR Corner of Stanley Street/Abbey Street
StanleyHouse Solicitors BB56PR
Ainsdale Toby Carvey,Liverpool Rd, PR8 3BJ
Liverpool Road, Ainsdale
Aintree Black Bull Htl, Longmoor Lne, L9 0EA
Allerton Bus Stops by TSB and Tesco Express
Allerton Road, Allerton
Altrincham Stop D layby, outside St Johns
Barrington Rd, Altrincham
Ashton Bus Stop Opposite The Job Centre
Gerrard Street, Ashton In Makerfield
Ashton Under Lyne Bus Station Stand B,
Ashton Under Lyne
Atherton Punch Bowl, Market St,M46 0DS
Market Street, Atherton
Bamber Bridge Morrisons Supermarket, Station Road
Bamber Bridge - PR5 6LA
Bebington Train Station, CH63
Billinge, Rainford Road Rainford Road, Billinge. WN5 7PF
Bus Stop opposite Galloways
Birkdale RBS Bank,Liverpool Rd, PR8 4AT
Liverpool Road, Birkdale
Birkenhead Pump House, Shore Rd,CH41 6DN
Shore Road, Birkenhead
Blackbrook Blackbrook Rd Shops,WA11 9QA
Blackbrook, St Helens
Blackburn Coach Bays, Penny Street
Blackburn Outside Temporary Bus Station
Bolton, Moor Lane, BL14TH Moor Lane, Albion Pub, BL1 4TH
Bootle The Big Merton Pub, Merton Road
Bootle L20 3BG
Bromborough Royal Oak/Cromwell Pub,CH62 7ES,Bromb Village Rd
Bromborough Village Road, Bromborough
Bryn Post Office, Wigan Rd,WN4 0BS
Wigan Road, Bryn
Burscough War Memorial, Opp Stanley Institute
Bury Stand N, Interchange Bus Station,BL90AY
Cheadle Village,SK8 1BY Post Office, Wilmslow Road near Massie Street
Chester Railway Station, Chester CH1 3NS
Childwall The Rocket Pub
End of M62, Liverpool
Chorley Opposite Train Station PR7 1BS
Shepherds Way, Chorley
Coppull The Spar, Spendmore Lane PR7 4NZ
Crosby St. Lukes Church, L23 5SE
Liverpool Road, Crosby
Culcheth Travelworld WA3 4EJ
Jackson Ave, Culcheth
Denton Opposite Halifax M34 3JU
Manchester Road, Denton
Eccles Bus Stop Opposite Library M30 0EP
Church Street, Eccles
Ellesmere Port Library, Civic Way CH65 0BG
Ellesmere Port
Failsworth Pole Travel M35 0AA
Oldham Road, Failsworth
Farnworth United Reform Church BL4 9HU
Albert Road, Farnworth
Fingerpost. WA91AG Coral Betting Shop WA9 1Ag
Higher Parr Street, Fingerpost
Fir Grove Fir Grove Hotel WA4 2LD
Grappenhall, Warrington
Formby Cross Green, Liverpool Road L37 4BH
Frodsham The Bears Paw, WA6 7AF
Main Street, Frodsham
Golborne The Police Station WA3 3BU
High Street, Golborne
Great Sankey Chapel House Pub WA5 1RU
Great Sankey
Haydock David Ogden Holidays WA11 0HU
Clipsley Lane, Haydock
Heswall Thomas Cook CH60 0AL
Telegraph Road, Heswall
Hindley The War Memorial at St. Peters Church WN2 3BG
Hoylake Ship Inn, Market Street
Hoylake, CH47 3BB
Hunts Cross Hunts Cross Hotel L25 0NN
Hunts Cross
Huyton, L36 6GA Bus Stop @ Huyton Train Station / Walk In Centre
Derby Road, Huyton L36 6GA(Poplar Bank)
Hyde Taxi Rank Before Bus Station
Clarendon Street, Hyde
Irlam/Higher Irlam Co-op Travel-opp.Nags Head M44 6EB
Liverpool Road, Higher Irlam
Johns Ave Opposite The Library WA11 0LY
Johns Ave / Church Road, Haydock
Kirkby Layby at Kirkby Civic Offices
Cherryfield Drive, Kirkby
Leigh Headway, Charity Shop. WN7 4NP
Bradshawgate, Leigh
Leyland Bus Stop At The Old Police Station PR25 3NN
Golden Hill, Leyland
Litherland Bus Stop Outside Library L21
Bridge Road, Litherland
Little Hulton Bus Lay-by, Manchester Road
Just Before Lights at Clegg Lane, Little Hulton
Liverpool Empire Theatre L1 1JE
Lime Street, Liverpool
Lowton St Lukes Church WA3 2ED
Church Lane, Lowton
Lymm Poplar 2000 Services
Coach Park, Lymm
Maghull Central Square L31 0AE
Manchester Outside Main Bus Entrance
Chorlton Street Bus Station, Manchester
Neston Ladies Walk Bus Stop
Opposite Aldi, Neston
Newton Pied Bull WA12 9SH
High Street, Newton Le Willows
Norris Green ASDA, Broadway
Norris Green
Old Swan Black Horse Hotel, Prescot Road L13 5XD
Old Swan, Liverpool
Oldham Stand C Cheapside Bus Station
Ormskirk Bus Station Stand 5
Orrell The Mount / Priory Wood WN5 8HQ
Orrell Road, Orrell
Pemberton White Swan, White Street WN5 8AU
Platt Bridge Iceland, Warrington Rd, Platt Bridge, WN2
Prescot Bus Station
Preston, Ringway Holiday Inn, Ringway, PR1 3AU
Prestwich Metro Railway Station Forecourt
Rainford Bus Stop Outside Newsagents WA11 8HE
Church Road, Rainford
Rainhill Chats Chatsworth Road Shops L35 8LE
Chatsworth Road, Rainhill
Rainhill Vic Victoria Pub L35 0LR
Warrington Road, Rainhill
Runcorn Old Town Bus Station
Sale Bus Stop Outside Marks & Spencer M33 7AD
Washway Road, Sale
Salford Bus Lay-by, Hankinson Way
Shevington Post Office WN6 8HA
Skelmersdale War Memorial, Sandy Lane WN8 8LA
Southport Tourist Information Centre PR8 1DL
Eastbank Street, Southport
St.Helens Entrance to Hardshaw Centre, WA10 1EB/1DS
Bickerstaffe Street, St Helens
Standish ALDI Supermarket WN6 0HS
Preston Road, Standish (Was Co-op / Somerfield)
Stockport The Pineapple Inn SK4 1AQ
Heaton Lane, Stockport
Swinton Opposite Town Hall M27 4EQ
Chorley Road, Swinton
Thatto Heath Springfield Hotel, Thatto Heath Rd WA10 3QU
Thatto Heath, St Helens
Tyldesley Town Hall M29 8EH
Elliott Street, Tyldesley
Urmston One Stop Shop Lostock Road M41 0SU
Davy Hulme Circle, Urmston
Walkden Bus Stop top of memorial Rd M28 3AQ
Memorial Road, Walkden
Wallasey The Boot Inn/Turnberry's CH44 2AA
Wallasey Road, Wallasey
Walton Outside Barnes Travel L4 3QH
County Road, Walton
Warrington John Barry Furnishings, Warrington WA4 1AB
Knutsford Road (Old Golden Lion Pub)
Wavertree Picton Clock L15 6DL
West Houghton LIDL STORE, Opp Cricketers Way
West Houghton
West Kirby Train Station, Grange Rd CH48 4EA
West Kirby
Widnes, Queens Court Victoria Road, New Development
Old Queens Hall, Widnes. WA87RA
Wigan Mesnes Park Terr. Bus Stop Near Drumcroon Gallery
Wigan WN1 1RU
Winwick Bus Stop Opp WA2 8RN Winwick Quay Pub
Wythenshawe Outside Gala Bingo, Rowlands Way
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