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Rousay Tours

Sinyan, KW17 2PU, Scotland
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Excellent tour into Rousay's ancient past

It was a bleak, blustery day, despite it being late August. Patrick's tour in his minibus was... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
iLoveVeg
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Best tour picnic ever.

Local crab sandwiches in an individual wicker basket. Very personal experience. Tour of the island... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Pcreid
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

It was a bleak, blustery day, despite it being late August. Patrick's tour in his minibus was excellent. He timed the weather perfectly, and we saw Midhowe Broch during an hour of bright sunshine. His knowledge of island life was fascinating, as was his tour...More

2  Thank iLoveVeg
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Local crab sandwiches in an individual wicker basket. Very personal experience. Tour of the island an excellent way to spend a day. The weather helped (August 2018). Recommend.

1  Thank Pcreid
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had a great day touring around Rousay with Patrick in his minivan. We were picked up from the ferry and spent the rest of the day being shown around. Patrick's commentary was conversational and the lunch he provided was very good, as was the...More

2  Thank Richard A
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Patrick picked us up from the Ferry Sept 14th and thus began a most interesting and amazing day exploring Rousay. Yes it rained and the wind was howling for part of the time but that did not deter from the enthusiasm that Patrick brought to...More

3  Thank Debbie H
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

After a great ferry ride, Patrick met us at the dock and we toured Rousay for the rest of the day. The crab sandwiches were perfect as were the cheeses and the much appreciated hot tea on a cool day in October on a windswept...More

1  Thank slarson127
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

I loved this whole experience - catching the ferry from Tingwall, driving around Rousay in Patrick's minivan, his commentary on everything we saw, the stop for lunch next to the beach. The walk down to Midhowe is not too bad, but coming up was demanding,...More

1  Thank MadamJ61
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Paddy met us when the ferry docked and took us on a tour round the island - wonderful views, the full range of Neolithic sites with interesting commentary and local stories, a delightful and delicious picnic hamper and some bird-watching. Highly recommended as some of...More

2  Thank Phyllisqueensland
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Booked a last minute tour with Paddy - what a great decision ! We parked our car at Tingwall (free) and got the ferry on foot to Rousay Paddy met us at the ferry terminal - and then we commenced an amazing 6 hour tour...More

2  Thank John T
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The small island is packed with Neolithic and archeological delights. Patrick's knowledge is amazing and makes the place come alive. Gave us a sumptuous picnic and a super day on the island.

Thank Martin S
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We enjoyed this tour so much. Paddy is incredibly knowledgeable and we learnt masses about all aspects of the island, from crofters who were booted off by landlords to the Neolithic and Iron Age sites, as well as the wildlife. We saw things we would...More

1  Thank Sarah P
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