An Evening With the 12th Laird at Skaill House

Delve into the fascinating world of Skaill House with “An Evening with the 12th Laird.” Join Major Malcolm Macrae, the 12th Laird of Breckness Estate, for an intimate journey through the history and heritage of this iconic Orkney estate.

Embark on a personal tour led by Major Malcolm Macrae, the 12th Laird of Breckness
Estate. Enjoy a warm welcome with tea/coffee at Skaill House, followed by an exclusive
exploration of the estate. Listen to personal stories of inheritance, discovery, and
encounters with royalty as you wander through the historic halls of Skaill House and the
UNESCO site of Skara Brae.

Join us for an unforgettable evening of stories and insights into the life of a Laird at Skaill
House. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to connect with Orkney’s heritage in the company of Major Malcolm Macrae, the 12th Laird of Skaill.


  • Welcome cup of tea/coffee at Skaill House and introduction to Major Malcolm Macrae
  • Personal tour of Skaill House by the Laird, including stories of inheritance,
    discoveries, and encounters with royalty.
  • Guided tour of Skara Brae
  • Farewell cocktail back at Skaill House

Exclusive Experience 

Limited to a maximum of 6 guests, this intimate gathering offers a first-hand insight into life as a Laird on Orkney.


Booking in advance is essential and by appointment only by contacting

Costs & Inclusions

Priced at £200 per person, this exclusive experience includes a gift bag with a bottle of Skaill House gin worth over £40 and local produce.

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