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Walking into the Stone Age

An oustanding tour, with an expert guide and meticulous organisation throughout the week. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John H
via mobile
Gold Medal Performance

It's hard to imagine how a tour of Orkney could be done better. The small group size (8 people... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom M
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Sechelt, Canada
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Orkney Archaeology Tours offer all-inclusive small group holidays, private tours and day tours led by professional archaeologists who are also accredited green badge Orkney Tourist Guides.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An oustanding tour, with an expert guide and meticulous organisation throughout the week. We learned so much on the coast and inland, above and below ground: stone circles, settlements, hill walks and ferries. Lunchtime soups & cakes while out and about, then a friendly hotel...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's hard to imagine how a tour of Orkney could be done better. The small group size (8 people) made for a sociable yet personal experience and our host/guide was knowledgeable and professional and everything came off without a hitch. We were especially fortunate to...More

1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The excellence of this tour makes it worth the wait. It consists of a small weekly group of 8 travelers hosted by an excellent guide. Its itinerary covers historical sites that span from the Neolithic to World War II and is presented before a backdrop...More

1  Thank forrests352
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

If you are a lover of history from the Neolithic to the very recent and everything in between this is the tour for you. Run by Caz the days proceed like clock work. Never miss the chance to visit the toilet or to see some...More

1  Thank Brianthejust
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Deep history (literally) led by a true expert well connected not only to the Orkney archaeology community but to Island locals and their history up to today. Well fed, well lodged, well informed, we were nicely steered into both tiny and huge burial cairns, led...More

1  Thank Madrona52024
Reviewed 26 August 2017

If you are interested in history or archaeology this is the tour for you. Our guide Caz brilliantly guided us through sites from the Neolithic to WWII with an effortless supply of knowledge and humour. Highly recommended1

1  Thank topcatt47
Reviewed 21 August 2017

As a holiday this had it all. The expert guiding of Caz Mamwell, coupled with the sheer range of sites visited and history that we covered made this holiday a fascinating experience. The islands are beautiful and I made my husband promise we'd go back...More

1  Thank WiddyPenn
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Never been on an organised trip before, but decided to on this occasion as there is so much to see on Orkney. It was the right decision. Dave and Caz have honed their approach to give their clients a clear sense of the history and...More

1  Thank PML2
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Toured every archaeological site and other interesting places. Dave was a font of knowledge and made the old seem new and exciting for those with only general knowledge of archaeology. Would highly recommend for anyone with an interest in Orkney's history and archaeology beginning with...More

1  Thank rickdavis1948
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The tour exceeded our high expectations. We were lucky enough to have both Caz and Dave as guides. Both clearly love Orkney, archaeology, and do a great job at sharing their knowledge. It was more than just an archaeology tour; it also included the history...More

1  Thank djalbert81
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lwflawyer
21 June 2017|
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Response from Caz M | Property representative |
We're not allowed to post our website details on here, but you can find us using google. However I'm afraid we are already fully booked for June and July 2018, we do have availability in 2019 - full details and our brochure... More
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Karen A
14 June 2017|
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Response from Caz M | Property representative |
Sorry, no - we are fully booked until October
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Tracy C
2 May 2017|
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Response from Caz M | Property representative |
Sorry - we are fully booked until October
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