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Book your activity holiday with Europe's No.1 Adventure Travel Company - Wilderness Scotland

Our mountain biking holidays in Scotland offer the chance to ride superb trails through some of the most unspoiled scenery in Europe.

Scotland has twice been named the best place in the world to mountain bike. Our range of mountain bike holidays gets you away from trail centres and into the amazing backcountry.

From mellow tours through the UK’s largest National Park to our iconic Coast to Coast trip, we have a trip for every level of rider. Along the way, you’ll stay in carefully selected guest houses and small hotels, so you can ride during the day and relax in the evenings.

Our expert guides hold the respected Mountain Bike Leader qualification. With years of experience, they also know the backcountry trails in Scotland better than anyone. Many of our trips are point to point rides – our support vehicle transfers your luggage and offers a lift if you legs are tiring!


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Our clients receive a feedback survey automatically after finishing their guided, self guided or tailor made holiday with us.

Once it's submitted the review is automatically published on our website just as soon as our database updates. We read all our client's reviews and although we don't respond to all of them, where issues are raised we make positive changes to our trips to improve your experience and if it's glowing feedback then we get the satisfaction of helping to make your holidays truly memorable.

Mountain Biking - Coast to Coast
The trip is something that becomes even more impressive and distinct in hindsight. I could not have been happier with the experience and is something that I would recommend to interested friends and something that will always stand out for what we did, the group and the overall organization (preplanned to execution)

Ben Bold
22/09/2014

5

Mountain Biking - Harris, Skye & Torridon
Everything works as it should - can't ask for more.

Lauri Lehtonen
17/07/2014

5

Mountain Biking - The Hebridean Trail
An excellent adventure. I experienced a culture and way of living that was vastly different to my usual (London) environment saw amazing landscapes and learnt to properly mountain bike. Most inspirational moment was raising over £4,500 for my chosen charity through sponsorship to do this.

Tony Walford
23/09/2013

4

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If you find yourself overwhelmed by the choice, or if you have questions about your fitness or suitability for any of these holidays, please feel free to contact our office on +44 (0)1479 420020 or by email.

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Mountain Biking - Coast to Coast

Next available trip: 1st August        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Multi-Location    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 8
  • Voted one of the Trips of the Year by Outside Magazine
  • The ultimate mountain bike ride in the UK traversing the Scottish Highlands from coast to coast.
  • 350km of superb riding from big mountain passes to ancient pine forest singletrack.
  • Enjoy the magnificent landscapes of the Highlands and savour the view when you reach the Atlantic Ocean!

Price: from £1,150

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Mountain Biking - The Hebridean Trail

Next available trip: 29th August        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Outer Hebrides and St Kilda    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 6
  • Fascinating history, culture, wildlife and island hospitality
  • 280km across seven islands with some of the most unspoilt and spectacular scenery in Europe
  • Fascinating history, culture, wildlife and island hospitality

Price: from £1,395

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Mountain Biking - The Cairngorm Trail

Next available trip: 15th August        Duration: 4 night(s)
Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 3
  • Ride point to point across Cairngorm National Park, named by National Geographic as one of '50 Must visit Places on Earth'
  • Explore the diverse natural landscapes from towering peaks to dramatic glens and lochs
  • Seek out the rich and varied wildlife found in this region including red deer, capercaillie and even wildcat

Price: from £725

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Mountain Biking - Harris, Skye & Torridon

Next available trip: 12th September        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Multi-Location    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 9
  • Discover a wealth of backcountry singletrack on the beautiful Scottish Isles of Skye, Harris and in magnificent Torridon
  • Experience the long, technical trails which make the singletrack riding on the Isle of Skye the best in Britain
  • Expert guides and memorable Highland Hospitality with great accommodation and superb local food.

Price: from £995

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5 of the Best Wild Mountain Bike Rides in Scotland

Posted on Apr 19, 2015 by Ross Dempster

5 of the Best Wild Mountain Bike Rides in Scotland

Scotland has an abundance of world class mountain biking. Wilderness Guide, Ross shares his favourite places to ride in the Highlands. 5 of the Best Wild Mountain Bike Rides in Scotland. The rolling hills, forests and winding glens lends itself perfectly to exploring it by bike. The beautifully developed trail centres sprouting up all over the […]

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What to Pack: Top 5 Items to Take on a Cycling Holiday

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 by Ross Dempster

What to Pack: Top 5 Items to Take on a Cycling Holiday

So you have booked on a cycling trip with Wilderness Scotland? You have read the trip dossier and have packed everything you could possibly need. Chamois Cream? Check. Brightly Coloured stretchy outfit? Check. Kitchen Sink? Check. It can sometimes be overwhelming, packing a bag for an adventure, this post is being written so that as […]

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