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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 days 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 6 days 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 days 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 6 days 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

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank forrests352
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Brianthejust
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Madrona52024
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank topcatt47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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

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

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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