Remote from the harassing turmoil of modern life, but easily accessible seven days a week - Orkney is nearer than you think. By air, wonderful aerial views of the islands await you, with Flybe flights (operated by Loganair) from major British airports and good inbound links from European and North American destinations.

Arrive by car or on foot, by coach, train and ferry, journeying through the spectacular Highlands of Scotland, or sailing from Aberdeen - the experience will enchant.

By Land,  Whether you travel by car, coach or train the main approach follows the A9 north through Scotland or by Train Inverness to Thurso (bus connection to Scrabster) Scotrail Railways Ltd, 0845 7550033.