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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

Customer Kudos

Every client receives a feedback survey when they return from their guided, self guided or tailor made holiday with us.

Once completed the review is published on our website just as soon as our database updates. The little touches and details are important to us and where issues are raised we make positive changes to our trips to improve your experience.

That's why we read each of our client's reviews and although we don't respond to all of them, if it's glowing feedback then we get the satisfaction of helping to make your holidays truly memorable.

Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Isles
The Wilderness Walking trip on the Orkney Islands was a very great experience and a good way to see a lot of the Islands in only 7 days.

Florentina Gareiss
12/06/2013

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Rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 258 reviews of Wilderness Walking

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4 star 31

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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 - Skye and the Great Glen

Next available trip: 1st August        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Inner Hebrides including Skye    
Comfort: Deluxe
Difficulty: 3
  • Explore the spectacular Isle of Skye through a number of beautiful hikes, taking in the rich scenery and fascinating history of the island
  • Walk along the ancient Great Glen fault line, taking in views of Scotland's most famous Loch
  • Enjoy exceptional Highland hospitality at our carefully selected hotels, set in beautiful waterside locations

Price: from £1,295

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Wilderness Walking - The West Highland Way

Next available trip: 21st August        Duration: 7 night(s)
Location: Multi-Location    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 6
  • Take on the challenge of Scotland's most famous and one of the world's greatest long distance trails - the West Highland Way - hiking with an expert guide
  • Immerse yourself in the spectacular scenery as you walk through the beautiful landscapes of Loch Lomond, Rannoch Moor and Glencoe
  • Learn about the area's history and legends, as well as the flora and fauna along the route, with the knowledge and experience of an expert guide

Price: from £1,095

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30 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Wilds of Assynt

Next available trip: 25th July        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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62 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - The Knoydart Peninsula

Next available trip: 25th July        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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16 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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41 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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1 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Argyll & the Isles

Next available trip: 4th July        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Inner Hebrides including Skye    
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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14 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Applecross & Torridon

Next available trip: 14th October        Duration: 4 night(s)
Location: North West Highlands    
Comfort: Deluxe
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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2 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Autumn Highlands

Next available trip: 14th October        Duration: 4 night(s)
Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Comfort: Deluxe
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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15 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Cape Wrath & The North West Highlands

Next available trip: 2nd July        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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60 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides & Skye

Next available trip: 7th 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 £1,125

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5 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides: Uists, Barra and Mingulay

Next available trip: 14th 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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Posted on Jun 15, 2015 by Jonathan Willet

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On the face of it, these two National Parks have little in common. But, are they so different? I was fortunate enough to visit Yellowstone last month. So here are my thoughts on the Cairngorms and Yellowstone: Comparing National Parks. One in Scotland, the other in America. One full of Bear and Bison the other with […]

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How NOT to get lost in the woods: Navigation 5 Top Tips

Posted on Jun 09, 2015 by Alex Kendall

How NOT to get lost in the woods- Navigation 5 Top Tips

Getting lost in the hills almost has a romantic appeal of carefree wanderlust. But that romantic appeal can wear off in no time! Wilderness Guide, Alex Kendall shares some advice. How NOT to get lost in the woods: Navigation 5 Top Tips. Make sure you’re in the woods in the first place Knowing where you are […]

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