We are in our mid 60s. Have never been to Orkneys before. We are looking to travel in June or July 2014. As yet, first thought is whether to fly (and where from) or self drive via ferry (probably via shortest route). We are open to driving from London and making a long holiday of it (can leave car at airport) or flying up.
We plan to have up to a week on the Islands, based on Mainland primarily