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Dundee, Aberdeen & Shetland Mini Cruise

Dundee, Aberdeen & Shetland Mini Cruise

Enjoy a visit to the city of Dundee, described as Scotland’s new capital of cool, now featuring a revitalised waterfront, the centrepiece of which is the striking newly opened V&A Museum. You will also experience a fantastic mini cruise to the stunning Shetland Isles

Enjoy a visit to the city of Dundee, described as Scotland’s new capital of cool, now featuring a revitalised waterfront, the centrepiece of which is the striking newly opened V&A Museum. A city that proudly remembers it’s seafaring and industrial heritage, amongst the many attractions are the award winning Verdant Works, step back into a time capsule of yester-year and discover how the people of Dundee lived, worked and played over 100 years ago. You will also experience a fantastic mini cruise to the stunning Shetland Isles, boasting a fascinating history and a landscape quite unlike anywhere else in the world.



This historic and traditional Scottish mansion house, built in 1870, is set in the heart of this tastefully extended hotel, with six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. Facilities include a fitness centre, swimming pool, sauna and steam room. All bedrooms feature television, telephone, Wi-Fi, room safe, iron / ironing board, hairdryer and tea / coffee making facilities. The hotel does not have a lift but some ground floor rooms are available. 


On board you will find lounges, bars and restaurants, plus a shop and a cinema. Cabin accommodation is provided with twin berths (no bunks) power shower and toilet. 



  • Three nights hotel accommodation with dinner and breakfast

  • Two nights on board ship with dinner and breakfast

  • Guided tour of Aberdeen

  • Guided tour of Shetland

  • Admission to Jarlshof

  • Admission to Scalloway Castle

  • Return Travel by Coach

Day One

We travel north through the Scottish Borders and on to the city of Dundee where we commence our three night stay at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel.


Day Two

We spend the day in Dundee with time to explore the city’s attractions, an opportunity to visit the newly opened V&A Museum, see the award winning Verdant Works and visit Discovery Point, Dundee’s most famous attraction where you can follow in the footsteps of Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton aboard the RRS Discovery, the ship that took them on their first expedition to Antarctica.

B, D

Day Three

Today we take a drive across the Tay Bridge and on to St Andrews where Prince William and Kate Middleton met whilst studying at the university. A lovely coastal resort that is home to one of the world's most famous golf courses and a delight to explore with its quaint cobbled streets, impressive medieval ruins and stately university buildings.

B, D

Day Four

We leave Dundee and drive on to Aberdeen where we will meet a guide for a tour of the city which features some impressive architecture with its beautiful buildings made of locally-quarried granite. Explore the “Granite Mile” with its high street, craft shops, museums and galleries, or perhaps take a stroll along the harbour. After our day in Aberdeen we board a Northlink ferry for an overnight sailing to the Shetland Isles.

B, D

Day Five

We arrive into Lerwick this morning where we meet a guide who will join us for the day. We visit The Jarlshof Pre-historic and Norse settlements, one of the most important archaeological sites in Scotland where over 4000 years of history are contained. In the afternoon we visit the Scalloway Castle and museum then board the ferry again for our return overnight crossing to Aberdeen.

B, D

Day Six

We arrive back in Aberdeen and disembark then commence our homeward journey.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Bangor, Pontio Centre Bangor, Pontio Centre Bus Stop
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Campbell Road Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road
Caernarfon, Leisure Cent. Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Y Glyn Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road
Chester Chester, Holiday Inn South Hotel Bus Stop
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Criccieth, Medical Centre Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llanberis, Maes Padarn Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn
Llanberis, Spar Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop
Llandegai Llandegai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop
Llandudno Jct. Station Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
(Parking not permitted at Pringles car park)
Llanfairpwll Park & Ride Llanfairpwll, Park & Ride
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
Rhos on Sea, Cayley Arms Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Cayley Arms
Rhos on Sea, Hickorys Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Wrexham, Northbound Wrexham, Taxi Stand King Street
(Taxi Feeder Service)
Y Felinheli, St. Marys Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop
Y Felinheli, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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