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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
Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Isles

Janet Cogswell
10/08/2014

5

Wilderness Walking - The Knoydart Peninsula
A fantastic holiday

Georgie Keane
16/07/2014

5

Rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 202 reviews of Wilderness Walking

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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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13 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 £1,075

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Wilderness Walking - Autumn Glens

Next available trip: 15th 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 £725

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Wilderness Walking - Wilds of Assynt

Next available trip: 11th October        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 £895

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7 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Applecross & Torridon

Next available trip: 15th October        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 £775

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8 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Cairngorms National Park & Royal Deeside

Next available trip: 9th May        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 £945

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40 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Isles

Next available trip: 16th May        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 £1,095

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Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides & Skye

Next available trip: 30th 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 £1,050

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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 £1,095

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Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

Wilderness Wednesday - Photos of Scotland (1)

Autumn has been raising its auburn head here in the Cairngorms with the first frosts and lots of misty mornings across the glens. The team has been out and about as usual with some hillwalking, biking and pottering about! Here are our Wilderness Wednesday – Photos of Scotland. Stef has been up and into the hills […]

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Walking makes Scots happy, it’s now official.

Posted on Aug 04, 2014 by Rupert Shanks

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Walking Makes Scots Happy Analysis by Decathlon finds that seven out of ten Scots who regularly go walking or hiking consider themselves to be very happy in their lives. Walking is the most popular activity among Scottish adults. A recent study shows that 71.4 per cent of regular walkers in Scotland are very happy in […]

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