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    We specialise in offering an inspiring range of holidays, journeys and wilderness experiences in the most remote and beautiful regions of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Explore our trip types below to find your dream adventure discovering the wilds of Scotland.

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    Operating adventure holidays in Scotland for over 20 years, we bring our guests to the most remote and beautiful parts of the Scottish Highlands and Islands. We take care of every detail, giving you inspiring active experiences, finding hidden local trails, friendly accommodation and the tastiest eateries to try out. Find your style of travel below. 

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    I have done more than 30 bike tours in the US and Europe. Wilderness Scotland's tour of the highlands is the best trip that I have ever experienced. Good on ya!

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    Why Wilderness?


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    Back in 2001, we set out to create an adventure travel company that really meant what it said in terms of customer service and experience. On our very first trip, we sweated over every possible detail to ensure that not only did everything go to plan but that we exceeded expectations and delivered a truly memorable wilderness experience. That focus and attention to detail remain the cornerstone of what we continue to do today. Read on to find out what sets us apart; whether it be our amazing guiding team, our commitment to quality and sustainability or our unrivalled local knowledge and expertise.

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    While every aspect of our holidays is important, it is our guides which really elevate the trip. It is, for this reason, we have invested in recruiting and selecting the best guides in the business. Our guides are committed to providing you with the best possible experience of Scotland and a trip to remember. They are on the frontline for an average of 100 days each year so their skills, knowledge and experience is vast. Many of our senior guides have 20+ years of experience of working in the outdoors.

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    Our office team of adventure travel experts know how to create enriching holidays and know the wild places of Scotland better than anyone. From when you first start looking at our holidays on the website, to your booking experience over the phone, right up to “goodbye” at the end of the trip we dot the i’s and cross the t’s. Our aim is to genuinely exceed your expectations by providing you with customer service and a trip which is second to none. Our team hand-pick the best accommodation and know just where to go for a great coffee or amazing seafood. We’re experts in our field so if you have any questions about our trips we will be happy to help so please do get in touch.

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    With a wealth of combined experience, we have an intimate knowledge of UK & Ireland’s wild places and their secret gems. Travel with us to immerse yourself in the unique landscapes, history, culture and wildlife of each destination. Each evening, stay in handpicked accommodation and benefit from expert guides.

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