Terms & Conditions:

Deposit is required at time of booking. Spaces cannot be held without payment of deposit. Deposit is non-refundable. 

Balance of fees is due 120 days prior to the start of the tour and are non refundable once paid. 

Hotel room must be booked directly with the hotel. This must be done within 30 days of submitting deposit for the tour. One night's deposit is due at time of booking the hotel (payable directly to the hotel). This deposit is non-refundable as per hotel policy. The balance of the hotel fees are due upon check-in for the Borders and Glasgow Tours and one week before arrival for the Orkney Tour. 

Travel and Medical Insurance are not included and securing such is the responsibility of each participant

Airfare and airport transfers are NOT included in the fees.

Each participant is responsible for getting to and from the place where the tour starts (Glasgow, Kirkwall, Melrose, Stirling) 


  • Deposit is non-refundable 
  • Deposit to the hotel to reserve your room is non-refundable as per hotel policy. All other payments made to the hotel are refundable up to 90 days prior to check-in. 
  • All prices are on a per person basis and converted to Canadian currency. 

Non researching companion

Non researching companions are most welcome. They are required to pay the deposit to secure space as well as the balance of the incidental fees. You are responsible to the hotel for the additional cost for a double room (generally only a £10-£25 fee per night) 

Liability:    We accept responsibility for ensuring that all component parts of the tour arrangements which you book with us are supplied to you as described on our website and to a reasonable standard. While we have taken all responsible steps to ensure that arrangements have been made for all the components of the tour for which you are booked and which are advertised on our website, and have taken responsibility to ensure that the suppliers of the various services which will be provided to you as part of the tour are efficient, safe and reputable businesses, and that they comply with the local and national laws and regulations of the country in which they provide those services, we have no direct control over the provision of services to you by the suppliers