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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 - Cairngorms National Park & Royal Deeside
Absolutely would recommend Wilderness Scotland. I have already done so. It was an outstanding trip and I will be back for more!!

Diana Matwichuk
29/09/2014

5

Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Isles
A truly memorable holiday in all respects

Jean Cook
12/06/2013

5

Wilderness Walking - The Knoydart Peninsula
Wonderful adventure.

Claudia Wish
29/08/2014

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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Wilderness Walking - Argyll & the Islands

Next available trip: 20th June        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Outer Hebrides and St Kilda    
Comfort: Deluxe
Difficulty: 3
  • Explore the beautiful Argyll Peninsula, visiting four islands which hug its western coastline, spending the final two nights at a lovely hotel on the whisky island of Islay
  • Take a privately chartered boat to the wild island of Jura, detouring to view the 3rd largest whirlpool in the world
  • Stay in two welcoming small hotels, each with a tranquil coastal setting, with wonderful meals providing the perfect end to each day

Price: from £1,295

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Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides: Uists, Barra & Mingulay

Next available trip: 23rd May        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Outer Hebrides and St Kilda    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 2
  • Visit seven islands on a spectacular journey through the southern Outer Hebrides, indulging in the wild scenery and rich history of the islands
  • Journey to the abandoned island of Mingulay on a privately chartered boat, relishing its wild beauty and abundant wildlife while learning about the hardships of life there.
  • Enjoy exceptional Highland hospitality at our carefully selected guest houses, set in magnificent coastal locations

Price: from £1,195

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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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Wilderness Walking - Autumn Highlands

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: 20th June        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: 12th September        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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46 review(s)

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 Dec 10, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

Wilderness Wednesday - Photos of Scotland 1

The white stuff has arrived and the team have been out and about in it. Winter feels like it has officially arrived as the snow has come to Aviemore and the Cairngorms. The team have been out and about all week making the most of the wintry conditions. So here are our Wilderness Wednesday – […]

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Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland

Posted on Dec 03, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

Sunset on Balnakeil beach, near Durness

Snow has arrived in the Cairngorms! The white stuff has landed and most people are getting pretty excited with thoughts of the winter ahead. The Wilderness team have been travelling all over the place this last week but have definitely taken the time to soak up the changing landscape as winter draws near. Stef has been […]

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