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

Our walking holidays are a wonderful way to experience the Scottish Highlands.

Wilderness Walking holidays are based from small hotels, guest houses or Highland lodges.

These are generally 3-4 star in standard, offering a high level of comfort and service. You enjoy daily walks and hikes, led by our expert guide, carrying only what you need for the day.

These walking holidays are a wonderful way to experience the Scottish Highlands and Islands. Some itineraries are based in one location throughout, while others visit two or three different regions.

A combination of hill walks, coastal walks and valley walks are available across the itineraries. Our grading system allows you to choose a trip to match your fitness and aspirations. Whichever trip you choose, you will experience variety of hikes, discovering beautiful scenery and real Scottish hospitality along the way.


Trip Reviews

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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.

Wilderness Walking - Wester Ross & The Cairngorms
Being on top of the Cairngorms with a 360 degree view of all the spectacular mountains was very special.

But more attention needs to be taken to cater for the needs of single people and vegetarians.

Julia Coulton
12/08/2013

4

Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides & Skye
This is an excellent trip, but you must be prepared physically. Trail hiking will help but you must also be able to do "hill hiking" because of some of the places schedule such as "Surfer Beach", It is not just flat straight trail hikes!

Peggy Alexander
02/09/2013

5

Wilderness Walking - Cape Wrath & The North West Highlands
Excellent, we would travel with Wilderness Scotland again and are considering Knoydart for next year.

Antoinette Norman
18/09/2014

5

Rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 216 reviews of Wilderness Walking

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4 star 30

3 star 3

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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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15 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Cape Wrath & The North West Highlands

Next available trip: 27th June        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: North West Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 5
  • Explore a region of contrasting landscapes, seeking out white sandy beaches, towering sea cliffs, wild glens and iconic peaks
  • Visit Scotland's most north-westerly point, a rugged headland surrounded by sea cliffs and teaming with bird life
  • Enjoy exceptional Highland hospitality at our carefully selected small hotel, beautifully situated with views over the sea

Price: from £1,195

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2 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Autumn Glens

Next available trip: 14th October        Duration: 4 night(s)
Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Comfort: Luxury
Difficulty: 3
  • See Scotland painted in golden hues as you enjoy the autumn colours of the Highlands
  • Enjoy low level hikes as you explore the beautiful glens of the Central Highlands

Price: from £895

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24 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Wilds of Assynt

Next available trip: 23rd May        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: North West Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 6
  • Enjoy guided hikes up iconic Scottish mountains such as Suilven and Stac Pollaidh
  • Discover some of the best coastal walking in Scotland including a walk to the Old Man of Stoer
  • Relax and look for marine wildlife on a cruise around the Summer Isles

Price: from £1,145

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9 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Applecross & Torridon

Next available trip: 15th April        Duration: 4 night(s)
Location: North West Highlands    
Comfort: Luxury
Difficulty: 3
  • Escape to the Highlands on a short break walking holiday, with accommodation at a superb small hotel
  • Discover the tranquillity of the North-West Highlands as we explore the dramatic glens, coastline and landscapes of this wild region
  • Learn about the landscape and the environment from our expert guides

Price: from £895

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14 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Cairngorms National Park & Royal Deeside

Next available trip: 13th June        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 3
  • Discover the majesty of the deep glens, clear rivers and wild lochs on expertly guided walks each day as we explore a National Park named as one of the 50 Great Places on Earth by National Geographic
  • Hike on ancient whisky smugglers trails and visit Scotland's first licensed distillery
  • Experience genuine Highland hospitality at the end of each day, as we stay in Strathspey and Royal Deeside

Price: from £995

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39 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Isles

Next available trip: 11th July        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Orkney and Shetland Isles    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 2
  • Discover wild walks, ancient landscapes and spectacularly weathered sea cliffs on the walking holiday of a lifetime
  • Experience the rich natural and cultural heritage of the Orkneys in the company of our knowledgeable guides
  • Enjoy Orcadian hospitality and fresh local produce at our stylish accommodation in a historic guest house

Price: from £1,195

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Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides & Skye

Next available trip: 16th May        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Outer Hebrides and St Kilda    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 2
  • Visit one of the most diverse and spectacular regions of Europe, indulging in the wild scenery and rich history of the islands
  • Experience the rich ornithology of Lewis, spy red deer and golden eagles on Harris, and seek out otters on Skye
  • Enjoy exceptional Highland hospitality at our carefully selected guest houses, set in magnificent locations on the coast

Price: from £1,095

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Wilderness Walking - The Knoydart Peninsula

Next available trip: 30th May        Duration: 7 night(s)
Location: West Highlands including Knoydart    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 5
  • Access some of the finest walking routes in Scotland by boat as you explore the most remote mountains in Britain and the Small Isles
  • Enjoy the unparalleled wilderness experience of the rough bounds of Knoydart and experience the wildlife which lives there
  • Sample some of the finest cuisine in Scotland while staying in a unique lodge which can only be accessed by boat

Price: from £1,125

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Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland

Posted on Nov 26, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

Sunrise reflecting in Grantown.

As the days shorten and the cold draws in, the views they are a’changing. Nevertheless, the Wilderness team have been out enjoying the scenery with some very dramatic views unfolding. We have a new member of our sales team, Kirsty Duncan, who was taken by Craig and Karl on a team-bonding hike up Maell a […]

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Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

Misty and calm near Oban

  A Happy Wilderness Wednesday to you all! We are loving the Autumn feel here in the Cairngorms at the moment with some glorious colours and bright mornings with low lying mist adding a mystical feel to our surroundings. Many apologies for arriving a day late but due to some car trouble I couldn’t get […]

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