Tuesday, June 25 to Sunday, July 7, 2013
Calling Lakes Centre is pleased to announce an Iona Pilgrimage in 2013!
Participants will meet in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday, June 25 for supper at 5pm and end there with supper on Sunday, July 7. We will spend a week on Iona walking, reflecting, praying, worshiping, as we take in the sights and sounds of this beautiful island. In addition, we will spend time exploring Glasgow, Oban, and the Isle of Mull. Read the full itinerary here.
To view pictures from Scotland taken by Catherine Barnsley and Rick McCorrister, click on tabs at right side.
Photo of Catherine and Rick taken on Iona.
|Catherine Barnsley and Rick McCorrister of Tugaske SK, Tour Organizers and Guides, have a long history with the West Coast of Scotland including the Isles of Iona and Mull. Rick worked for seven weeks as a volunteer with the Iona Community and has visited and led walking tours on Iona two additional times. Catherine’s family emigrated from an island near Iona to Saskatchewan and she continues to have family living near Oban. She began visiting Iona in 1979. Catherine & Rick have toured the west coast and the Isle of Mull by car and coach and boat. Rick and Catherine have a deep appreciation for Glasgow and its cultural, architectural and spiritual history. The west coast of Scotland is a second home for them and they are looking very forward to sharing their enthusiasm for the west coast with you.|
|Cost: $2,400 (airfare not included), based on sharing a double room in Glasgow Registration Deadline: July 15, 2012
Tour is limited to 14 persons, with registrations accepted on a first-come basis.Payment Schedule:
Reservations are secured with a non-refundable deposit of $360/person. Second payment of $1,020 is due February 1, 2013.
Final Payment of $1020 is due May 31, 2013.Cancellation Conditions:
Before February 1 – no refund
Between February 1 and May 31 – refund $380
After May 31 – no refund
|The following items are included in the tour price: · Accommodation: 3 nights in Glasgow, 2 nights on Mull, 6 nights at Bishop’s House on Iona, 2 nights in Oban .· Meals: Daily Breakfasts throughout the tour plus Lunches and Suppers at Bishop’s House on Iona.· Van and City Bus: Glasgow tour, Glasgow to Oban, Tour of Mull, Oban to Kilmartin to Glasgow · Ferry: Oban – Craignure – Fionnphort – Iona (round trip).
· Sightseeing entrance fees: Duart Castle, Iona Abbey, Kilmartin Museum
· Tips to van driver
Participants are responsible for their own:
· airfare and all related taxes to and from Glasgow Airport
· ground transportation to and from their local airport
· all lunches and suppers plus tips (approximately 35 GBP per day), except for on Iona
· any extra sightseeing tours on your own (e.g. Staffa boat tour)
· spending money
· donations at Glasgow Museums and Glasgow Cathedral should you choose