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Peter Wrigley best T11 driver

I had a great time on the Stagecoach operated T11 tourist bus, late September. For 9 pounds I got... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Halifax, Canada
Eventful bus journey to Skara Brae!

Cruise ship stopped at Kirkwall. We saw the good reviews about no 12 bus from Kirkwall which does a... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
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The Orkney Isles are famous for their dramatic cliffs, early cultural museums and historical stone monuments from Neolithic times. From Friday 30th March until Saturday 27th October 2018, Stagecoach bus route T11 will give visitors the opportunity...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Kirkwall Bus Depot Scott's Road | Scotts Road, Hatston Industrial Estate, Kirkwall KW15 1GR, Scotland
+44 1856 870555
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All reviews tour takes minute stop open top bus the main areas local sights skara brae ring of brodgar buy tickets bus service morning or afternoon excellent trip cruise ship standing stones italian chapel bus station queue driver
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

I had a great time on the Stagecoach operated T11 tourist bus, late September. For 9 pounds I got on at Stromness to stop off at Skara Brae (8 pounds for 90 minutes), Ring of Brogdar, (free 20 mins) and Stenness Stones ( free10 mins.)...More

Thank Gillian436
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Cruise ship stopped at Kirkwall. We saw the good reviews about no 12 bus from Kirkwall which does a round trip to Skara Brae. The same thing costs about £50 on the cruise ship tours. This bus departs at 10am from the square outside the...More

Thank LizNorthampton
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Booked on line to make sure , however the company did put on another bus when the crowds form the cruise ship arrived. SWe had the closed top double decker and there was an open top one as well.The tyour showed the main areas and...More

Thank kni75971
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is a great way to see some of the better tourist attractions around this lovely area. The bus stops along the way in multiple places where you can go and walk about and take photographs. The only thing that this bus is missing is...More

1  Thank stephen b
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We used various Stagecoach Buses in North Scotland - staff friendly and helpful. Efficient service and acted upon problems quickly and courteously. Good value for money. Timetables online.

Thank 3priced
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This was my first time to The Orkney's, i find it a great starting point a guided coach trip.... we went to Kirkwall and then to the stone circle every moment of this trip the driver gave us a description of the area... and a...More

1  Thank Keithb52
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This bus trip is wonderful value as opposed to cruise ships tour. However you need to be first in the queue if you want the upstairs of tohe bus. Also we used our ticket in the afternoon to go to the Italina Chapel which is...More

Thank Travellingduo3146
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We’re coming in to Kirkwall by cruise ship 1st september 2018 around 11:00h (NCL Jade). We are a group of 21 and we really want to do T11 tour bus. We’ve checked on your web there’s only one service at 10:00h. Would be possible to...More

3  Thank nprats78
Stagecoach_Orkney, Marketing at Stagecoach Bus Tour Orkney, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hi, Could you contact us at highland.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com for us to try to help with this? Thanks

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We took the bus on our second day in Kirkwall. £12 each for such a extensive tour was great value. The bus takes you past scala flow and onto skara brae. You have a good amount of time to explore. It then takes you to...More

Thank ScotlandLjh
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I expected to spend a lot more touring around the island. However, thanks to the easy to follow bus schedule, I was able to go just about anywhere very cheaply. The drivers were friendly and helpful. I wish they had service like this everywhere.

1  Thank Paula E
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1 October 2018|
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Response from ScotlandLjh | Reviewed this property |
There is a link to purchase tickets but you can buy on board Go to stagecoach main site
Laura H
7 April 2018|
Response from Stagecoach_Orkney | Property representative |
Hi Laura, sorry the last day of operation this year is the 27th October. We have a range of regular bus services that will connect you to some of the other attractions in November such as Italian Chapel, Churchil Barriers... More
6 April 2018|
Response from Stagecoach_Orkney | Property representative |
Hi, from the cruise ship there is a free shuttle bus to hop on. This will take you to the travel centre where the T11 tour starts. Hope you have a great trip!
30 March 2018|
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Response from Stagecoach_Orkney | Property representative |
Hi, the service operates daily from 30th March until 27th October 2018. You don't need to pre-book, you can still pay with the driver but we would recommend to pre-book if you're visiting on a day when there is a cruise ship... More