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Rousay Tours
Ranked #2 of 5 things to do in Rousay
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Had a fantastic day tour around this very interesting island. Paddy just knows so much(thanks Paddy) and makes the day fun. The folks we shared the mini bus knew so much too! The picnics also worth booking - the deluxe one especially yummy as was the Grimbister cheese. Before getting the ferry from Tingwall we popped in to Betty's Reading Room - what a lovely little place and great to read about how it came about. Highly recommend this trip.

2  Thank Julie B
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

We had booked this trip with Paddy Maguire in advance. Simple to take the ferry over as passengers (with no car, advance booking on the ferry not required) with Paddy to meet you. This was the best of organised tours with something for everyone: wild life, unbelievable archaeology, information on the other islands, amazing views and just so much fascinating knowledge provided by Paddy. We did not take advantage of the picnic hampers ( reasonable extra charge) but wish we had. A brilliant day out and great value.

2  Thank Anne D
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Reviewed 26 July 2013

We booked this trip in advance. Patrick has a mini bus so spaces could be limited therefore I recommend booking in advance if you want a particular day. We were met from the ferry and there were 6 people on our tour. We drove around the island and had various sites pointed out to us. It was really interesting to hear what life was like on Rousay and also what it is like to live there today. We stopped at a beautiful bay for a picnic lunch. You can pre-book this and I strongly recommend it. Each couple had their own mini hamper with plates and cutlery. We had salad and dressing and crab sandwiches, oatcakes, Orkney cheeses, fruit and cereal bars. Really good. There were seals swimming in the bay and a pair of gannets diving - quite idyllic. After lunch we visited Mid Howe and the Broch and a few other tombs before we were dropped back at the harbour for the ferry.

5  Thank kaswan
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