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      Mountain Biking Holidays

      Our mountain bike holidays in Scotland offer the chance to ride superb trails through some of the most unspoiled scenery in Europe. Scotland has twice been named the best place in the world to mountain bike. Our range of mountain bike tours get you away from trail centres and into the amazing backcountry. From mellow MTB tours as we bike across Scotland, to our more challenging and iconic Coast to Coast Scotland trip, we have a tour for every level of rider.

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      Mountain biking holidays offer unique opportunities to really explore deep into areas that are rarely visited, on incredible trails that are rarely ridden.

      Our mountain bike tours in Scotland are some of the most iconic in Europe. Our Coast to Coast tour follows a unique route that we have spent 18 years refining so that you have the best possible experience. The Hebridean Trail winds its way through 7 beautiful islands and into some really wild places in Harris and Lewis.

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      Let us Take Care of The Details

      Along the way, you’ll stay in carefully selected guesthouses and small hotels, so you can ride during the day and relax in the evenings.

      Our expert guides hold the respected Mountain Bike Leader qualification. With years of experience, they also know the backcountry trails in Scotland better than anyone. Many of our trips are point to point rides – our support vehicle transfers your luggage and offers a lift if your legs are tiring!

      Our Mountain Biking Holidays

      4 Mountain Biking Trips with 260 Reviews

      The Hebridean Trail

      124 review(s)
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      • Fascinating history, culture, wildlife and island hospitality.
      • 280km across seven islands with some of the most unspoilt and spectacular scenery in Europe.
      • Immerse yourself in a culture where Gaelic has a sense of pride and tradition.
      Next Available Trip:
      17th August | 2nd May
      Region:
      Outer Hebrides and St Kilda
      Duration:
      6 night(s)
      Difficulty:
      Blue Grade 6

      Coast to Coast

      94 review(s)
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      • Voted one of the Trips of the Year by Outside Magazine.
      • The ultimate mountain bike ride in the UK traversing the Scottish Highlands from coast to coast.
      • 350km of superb riding from big mountain passes to ancient pine forest singletrack.
      • Enjoy the magnificent landscapes of the Highlands and savour the view when you reach the Atlantic Ocean!
      Next Available Trip:
      14th September | 16th May
      Region:
      Multi-Location
      Duration:
      6 night(s)
      Difficulty:
      Red Grade 8

      Bike Across Scotland

      18 review(s)
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      • Mountain bike across the Scottish Highlands from Fort William to Inverness.
      • Explore Highland villages, visit ancient castles and go monster-spotting on Loch Ness!
      • Perfect for beginner to intermediate riders looking for a challenge and to develop their skills.
      Next Available Trip:
      24th May | 7th June
      Region:
      Multi-Location
      Duration:
      5 night(s)
      Difficulty:
      Green Grade 3

      North West Passage

      2 review(s)
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      • Journey through some of the wildest and most beautiful and remote terrain in the UK.
      • Explore Glen Affric - many consider Glen Affric as Scotland's most beautiful glen.
      • Bike an entire country in one day, from the North Sea to the Atlantic.
      Next Available Trip:
      9th May | 22nd August
      Region:
      North West Highlands
      Duration:
      6 night(s)
      Difficulty:
      Blue Grade 6

      Our holidays reviewed in your own words...

      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.

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      John Thompson

      Mountain Biking - The Hebridean Trail

      Age: 70 - 80
      Country: New Zealand
      Trip Date: 22/06/2019
      Trips Taken: 1

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      The Bottom Line

      The first day along the beach was hard going for me with the sand being soft. Perhaps spend less time riding the sand, I know the alternative would riding on the road. We did not ride the road back to the hotel after finishing the sand ride. I doubt if I could have managed it. I think we did about 40kms of sand riding. For me this was the third best day of the trip. I was happy with the second day of the trip the coffin trail. I did walk most of the coffin trail but enjoyed the rugged scenery of the day. I do not ride the road for the final few kms. It was the history connected with the trail that made it so worthwhile. This was the day that I enjoyed the most from a riding point of view. I learnt a lot of new mountain bike skills on this day. This was my best day of the trip. The third day I choose not ride as I believe it was beyond my capabilities. The visit to the Harris distillery was the highlight of the day. Amazing guide who really lived the experience and made the tour so much more enjoyable. A worthwell addition to the trip. The fourth day was also a good day and I would rate it as the second best day of the trip. Again we did not ride from the hotel to the first rib ride. This was a wise choice as I doubt I would have lasted the day if I had riden that section.The big hill after the rib ride I walked quite a bit of it. again the scenery on this part was stunning and the experience of the downhill ride was a plus for me. Even if I did it slow. Then the second rib trip to the standing stones. This was the highlight of the day. To be able to walk amongst the stones and try and visualise the skills of the people who put them in place so many years ago. We went out for meal that evening and it was an exceptional meal best one on th trip. The final day ride to the Butt of Lewis was along the road all the way. I rode the first leg till lunch time and rode in the van for the rest of the trip to the Butt. It would be good if an off road section could be found for this day. I do not ride a lot on the road and found this the least interesting section that I rode. The visit to the Black House just before lunch was interesting and added some variety to the day. I would. I would rate this day the fourth best day. It would be helpful if a elevation map could be provided to potential customers. I know because of my limited preparation for the trip because of injury did not help with my enjoyment of the trip. But overall I enjoyed the experience and would like to another mountain bike trip that would offer a similar experience.

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      Eric Champion

      Mountain Biking - Bike Across Scotland

      Age: 50 - 60
      Country: United States
      Trip Date: 06/07/2019
      Trips Taken: 1

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      Iveta Champion

      Mountain Biking - Bike Across Scotland

      Age: 40 - 50
      Country: USA
      Trip Date: 06/07/2019
      Trips Taken: 1

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      I highly recommend WS, especially if you are new to country. WS took great care of all our needs while taking us on this amazing adventure across Scotland.

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      Popular Mountain Biking Holidays

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