Orcadian Odyssey
In the comfort of Lord of the Highlands, experience its magical prehistoric sites ...

Orcadian Odyssey

Scrabster to Scrabster - Lord of the Highlands

Monday 22nd July to Monday 29th July 2024

From £4,530 per person

7 nights including
2 Gala Dinners

Ruled by the Scandinavian crown until 1468, when the archipelago was ceded to Scotland under a marriage settlement, Orkney remains Nordic in culture. In the comfort of Lord of the Highlands, experience its magical prehistoric sites, extraordinary birdlife and incredible seascapes on a stunning summer cruise around the beautiful Orkney Isles.

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See our itinerary below...

Below you can explore the itinerary for this cruise. Click on the arrows to see more information on each days itinerary. Simply click the ‘Book this Cruise’ button to get booking and embark on an exciting journey with us…

Monday 22nd July

Scrabster - Embarkation.

Tuesday 23rd July

Cruise to Stromness. Stromness, Orkney – Skara Brae.

Steaming the Pentland Firth, we head for Stromness where Skara Brae and the Stromness Museum await.

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Wednesday 24th July

Stromness, Orkney - Stromness Museum Lyness, Hoy, Orkney – Scapa Flow Visitor Centre.

The Scapa Flow Museum tells the story of Orkney’s military involvement during both world wars and houses a major collection of wartime artefacts, many of national importance. 

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Thursday 25th July

Lyness, Hoy, Orkney – Island Tour. Sail to Kirkwall.

Discover Hoy on an island tour which includes Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, the final resting place of more than six hundred men who lost their lives during the First and Second World Wars.

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Friday 26th July

Kirkwall, Orkney – Heart of Neolithic Orkney UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kirkwall, Orkney – St Magnus Cathedral & Sheila Fleet Jewellery.

Orkney’s finest Neolithic settlement gives a remarkable picture of life 5,000 years ago and Britian’s most northerly cathedral, St Magnus in Kirkwall is known as the ‘Light in the North’ and was founded in 1137 by the Viking, Earl Rognvald, in honour of his uncle St Magnus who was martyred in Orkney. In the oldest part of Kirkwall, visit Sheila Fleet’s beautiful gallery of her distinctive local jewellery.

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Saturday 27th July

Cruise to South Ronaldsay. St Margaret’s Hope, South Ronaldsay, Orkney – Churchill Barriers & Italian Chapel.

Onwards to South Ronaldsay where the Churchill Barriers were constructed by Italian prisoners of war, and their enduring memorial, the delightful Italian Chapel. 

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Sunday 28th July

Cruise to Scrabster. Scrabster – Castle of Mey.

Finally, we discover a majestic jewel, the Castle of Mey, the late Queen Mother’s home in Scotland.

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Monday 29th July

Scrabster - Disembarkation.

Our decks and Cabins

Below you can see our decks and what cabins are on each of them. If you click the arrow you can see further information on each cabin and what it has to offer. So get exploring and get booking. We look forward to you joining us on board for an experience of a lifetime…

Lord of the Highlands Cabins

Category One Deluxe Cabins

John Buchan Deck and Richard Hannay Deck

Category One Deluxe Cabins

The 15 deluxe cabins are located on the Richard Hannay and John Buchan Decks. All feature twin beds and large picture windows.

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Category Two Balcony Cabins

John Buchan Deck

Category Two Balcony Cabins

The 4 balcony cabins are located on the John Buchan Deck and feature twin beds. The balconies afford privacy and are fitted with teak furniture for you to enjoy the magnificent scenery.

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Category Three Suite

John Buchan

Category Three Suite

The spacious suite is located at the forward end of the John Buchan Deck and features large picture windows both port and starboard affording delightful views. The sitting area is furnished with a comfortable sofa, coffee table and mini bar.

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