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Book your activity holiday with Europe's No.1 Adventure Travel Company - Wilderness Scotland

Quiet roads and great hospitality; the hallmarks of a Wilderness Scotland road cycling holiday.

Our road cycling holidays in Scotland feature spectacular landscapes and some of the most culturally interesting places you will find in Europe.

Our holidays range from an easy cruise through the Outer Hebrides islands to a challenging week of riding the highest mountain roads in the UK. Our on-the-road approach balances great guiding and insights when you would like it, alongside the freedom to explore at your own pace.

Our trips are led by a qualified and experienced guide but you also receive detailed route notes for each day’s ride. You can choose to cycle Scotland with your guide or simply follow the route notes meeting up with the group at designated stops along the way.

Throughout the day, our support vehicle will always be close to hand to provide drinks, snacks and a friendly ride should you need it. It also transfers your luggage between hotels, gearing you up for a lightweight and care-free ride.


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.

Road Cycling - Outer Hebrides
The cycling was great and so were the people!

August Schwanauer
27/06/2017

5

Road Cycling - Outer Hebrides
Just do it. You will have no regrets

Mary-Lou Smith
19/06/2017

5

Road Cycling - The Grand Tour
The Grand Tour with Wilderness Scotland was beyond all of our expectations. We've cycled all over Europe and Asia over the past five years and no one has come close to the expertise we experienced on this tour. The attention to detail and care was superb. The scenery was fabulous. The accommodations were comfortable. We loved it and will recommend Wilderness Scotland to everyone!

Laura Kurtzweg
30/07/2014

5

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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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Road Cycling - Outer Hebrides

Next available trip: 28th April        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Outer Hebrides and St Kilda    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 4
  • Cycle tour from Barra to Lewis through nine amazing islands of the Outer Hebrides.
  • Admire the outstanding landscapes of white sand beaches and towering shapely peaks.
  • Enjoy the fascinating history, rich culture and warm hospitality of the islands.

Price: from £1,595

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Road Cycling - The Five Countries

Next available trip: 14th May        Duration: 11 night(s)
Location: Multi-Location    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 6
  • Ride through the fantastic 5 countries of Great Britain & Ireland
  • Experience the culture of 5 different nations journeying through the best of scenery from wild mountains, to scenic coast, castles and charming villages
  • Explore the roads made famous by the Tour de France, Tour of Britain & Tour of Ireland

Price: from £2,695

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Road Cycling - Island Explorer

Next available trip: 12th May        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Multi-Location    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 3
  • Island hop across 3 of Scotland's best islands - Arran, Islay and Jura
  • Enjoy world class whisky and wildlife on the beautiful Island of Islay
  • Visit the third largest whirlpool in the world en route to the Kingdom of Argyll

Price: from £1,495

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Road Cycling - Coast to Coast

Next available trip: 22nd July        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Multi-Location    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 7
  • Ride right across Highland Scotland from the east to the west coast
  • Quiet roads, testing climbs and superb descents through the UK's most spectacular landscapes
  • Visit the beautiful Cairngorms National Park, atmospheric Loch Ness and the mighty mountains of Torridon

Price: from £1,495

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Road Cycling - The Grand Tour

Next available trip: 8th July        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Multi-Location    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 5

Price: from £1,495

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Road Cycling - Skye and the Inner Hebrides

Next available trip: 19th May        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Inner Hebrides including Skye    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 3
  • Island-hopping through Mull, Iona and Skye on this easy-graded road cycling adventure.
  • Quiet country roads, cultural encounters, great landscapes and stunning island scenery.
  • Cycle to the Isle of Iona and explore its ancient Abbey.

Price: from £1,595

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Road Cycling - The Mountain Passes

Next available trip: 18th August        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Multi-Location    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 8
  • Soak up the views across to Skye and the Outer Hebrides while you journey over the UK's highest road climb - the 'Bealach na Ba'
  • Enjoy spectacular scenery, challenging climbs and exciting descents through 5 different mountain ranges
  • Visit Scotland's most famous landmarks, indulge in the locally sourced food and relax in comfortable inns and hotel

Price: from £1,495

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Scotland’s Stonehenge: The Standing Stones of Callanish

Posted on Jun 21, 2017 by Neil Irvine

Today marks the longest day of the year - The Summer Solstice. The Standing Stones of Callanish are an incredible place to visit and celebrate the extra daylight.

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Luskentyre Beach, Isle of Harris – A Little Slice of Heaven

Posted on Jun 07, 2017 by Tim Willis

Luskentyre Boots

We love discovering magical places that truly feed the soul, and Luskentyre Beach in the Outer Hebrides is one of our favourites. Wilderness Guide Tim Willis tells us why he calls this particular beach on the Isle of Harris ‘a little slice of heaven’. A Place to Press Pause Over the years as a guide with Wilderness […]

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