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Orkney Archaeology Tours

Kirkwall, Scotland
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Brilliant and engaging week

Never been on an organised trip before, but decided to on this occasion as there is so much to see... read more

Reviewed yesterday
PML2
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Lewes, United Kingdom
Exceeded ALL expectations

Toured every archaeological site and other interesting places. Dave was a font of knowledge and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rickdavis1948
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Orlando, Florida
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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 yesterday

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 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 5 days ago

This trip has to be booked a long time ahead as the tour only takes a party of 8 in each week. It was well worth waiting for. As an ex-digger, Orkney has been on my must do list for a long time. The trip...More

Thank westdaleBollington
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say that hasn`t been said before. Dave`s knowledge was huge. The tour was well thought out, so that we managed to avoid the cruisers at the popular sites. I personally wasn't that interested in the more modern archaeology but thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Thank Maura F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Adding another 5 star review just to say thanks to our tour guide Dave for a brilliant week that was so well organised and utterly fascinating. The Orkneys are definitely a very special place, it's amazing how much there is to see and do up...More

Thank AfonOrinoco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This guided tour was everything we could have wished for, and more. We were given a comprehensive and extremely interesting time by our guide, Dave. He not only took us through the history and archaeology of the region, but also put it in context (including...More

Thank NickC426
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was expecting a look at a select group of sites, but received much more. Not only did we see many wonderful neolithic sites, but also enjoyed a greater appreciation of the background and the context of many other eras and the evolution of Orkney's...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I took the week-long tour the beginning of July 2017. I'm very interested in archaeology and read up on Orkney history before our trip, so I was in seventh heaven visiting all the sites and hearing the latest news from the neolithic...More

Thank ksanybody
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about our Orkney Archeology Tour was sensational. Dave was a fantastic guide - so knowledgeable and a great storyteller. Detailed planning meant that the trip ran extremely smoothly. It was a privilege to learn about Orkney through such expert guidance. The Ayre Hotel is...More

Thank Irene M
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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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