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Sea Kayaking - Scottish Sea Kayak Trail North - Gaelic Coast
I really do feel that with Wilderness Scotland, I am being shown the best of Scotland by people who are passionate about the place. The worst thing about this trip was the smell of my wetshoes after five days, the best was pretty much all the time spent on the water, closely followed by the couple of hours in Plockton Shores restaurant. This was a brilliant holiday.

Dominic Batten
22/08/2013

5

Wildlife Adventures - The Shetland Isles
I have had two holidays with Wilderness Scotland, and each of them has exceeded expectations. I have also recommended you to two people who have come on your holidays. Your trips are well organised, well structured, pack in variety, and your guides combine a rare combination of people skills and technical expertise.

Most inspirational moment was Mossa ( see above)

Dianne Edgar
05/07/2013

5

Sea Kayaking - Introduction Course
I would highly recommend Wilderness Scotland. Sure the weather did not help but it did challenge us and the guides. Our varied mix of companions was wonderful and we had such a laugh.

Ailsa Smith
28/04/2013

5

Rated 4.7 out of 5 based on 901 reviews from people who have travelled with Wilderness Scotland

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Cairngorms and Central Highlands

 

The Cairngorms include some of Scotland’s highest mountains amidst and massive plateau which offers some fantastic hill-walking and mountaineering all year round. Within the national park are some stunning glens, forests and lochs, interlinked by forest trails which are a walker or mountain bikers dream. The Great Glen cuts across the heart of Scotland offering paddling across Loch Ness and fantastic walking trails amidst stunning forests and glens.

Our Trips in the Cairngorms and Central Highlands

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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Winter Highlands - Cairngorms

Next available trip: 4th February        Duration: 4 night(s)
Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 3
  • Enjoy exploring the largest National Park in the UK in all its winter glory and marvel at the surrounding snow covered peaks.
  • Wander through ancient Caledonian pine forests seeking out animal footprints in the snow.
  • Be treated to Highland hospitality at its best through a selection of good food, drams and roaring fires.

Price: from £695

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Winter Skills - The Cairngorms and Creag Meagaidh

Next available trip: 11th March        Duration: 4 night(s)
Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 6
  • Learn essential winter walking skills from our experienced and qualified guides, while reaching several of the high summits
  • Experience the high massif of the Cairngorms in winter conditions - an arctic environment with Scotland's most reliable snow
  • Enjoy the tranquillity and welcome of the Highlands in winter, where the warmth of the people counters the cold air outside

Price: from £645

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Open Canoeing - River Spey Descent

Next available trip: 12th September        Duration: 3 night(s)
Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Difficulty: 5

Price: from £475

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2 review(s)

Open Canoeing - The Whisky Trail

Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 4
  • Explore Scotland's most famous whisky region as you paddle the length of the River Spey
  • Develop the skills to manoeuvre through various river conditions from gentle bends to challenging rapids
  • After a day on the water return to hot showers in our cosy hotel accommodation.
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Family Canoeing in the Great Glen

Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Difficulty: 5
  • Canoe as a family through the spectacular Great Glen loch and river system
  • Journey in the company of experienced wilderness canoe guides and develop your paddling skills en route
  • Try to spot the Loch Ness Monster as you paddle down Loch Ness to our finishing point at Urquhart Castle!
  • A great canoe holiday for private family groups
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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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Self Guided - Speyside Way

Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 4
  • Hike the Speyside Way from the sea to the Cairngorms National Park - home to some of the highest mountains in Scotland
  • Enjoy the satisfaction of hiking from point to point each day, covering over 65 miles along the trail
  • Visit some of Scotland's finest whisky distilleries, many of which are located along the route of the Speyside Way

Price: from £575

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Mountain Biking - The Cairngorm Trail

Next available trip: 9th May        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 £695

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Open Canoeing - Canoeing the Scottish Classics

Next available trip: 6th September        Duration: 5 night(s)
Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 3
  • Enjoy the best canoe trips in Scotland, returning to a cosy hotel each night
  • Paddle classic Scottish rivers such as the Rivers Spey, Glass and Beauly
  • Enjoy warm hospitality and great meals in carefully chosen small hotels

Price: from £895

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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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