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Cycling Holidays in Scotland

Quiet roads and great hospitality; the hallmarks of Wilderness Scotland bike tours.

Our 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, alongside super snacks and the freedom to explore at your own pace.

Quiet roads and great hospitality; the hallmarks of Wilderness Scotland bike tours.

Our 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, alongside super snacks and the freedom to explore at your own pace.

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

Wilderness Scotland cycling holidays are a rich way to explore the scenery and landscape, culture and history of Scotland.

The majority of our bike tours are point to point, meaning that you can challenge yourself with getting from A to B by pedalling each mile as part of a friendly group.

All 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.

One of the most rewarding of our cycling holidays are the places we choose for dinners each night. We package everything so you don’t need to worry about the details, except of course what you order from the menu. We’ve selected independent hotels and fantastic eateries, so you’ll be well fuelled for the next day in the bike saddle.

Road Cycling tours are available in the following locations:

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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
I would highly recommend Wilderness Scotland and hope to return myself to take part in another of their trips.

Christine McComb
11/05/2018

5

Road Cycling - Outer Hebrides
I thoroughly enjoyed this trip with Wilderness Scotland. I'd love to do it again.

Joan Dean
20/09/2016

5

Road Cycling - Outer Hebrides
"Undulating", especially when said in a welsh accent and accompanied by a slight twinkle in the eye, has a particular meaning which you might only appreciate if you cycle through the Outer Hebrides! This cycling holiday was fantastic, with beautiful scenery, "undulating" roads, "variable" weather, and great company. The scenery was stunning, and there was plenty of time for a spot of sight-seeing and learning about the area. Food and accommodation were top quality. The guides were brilliant; they came across as professional and experienced, and nothing was too much trouble; yet they were relaxed and fun to spend a week with.
I was sad when it ended and I had to give the bike back and go home!
This is my third holiday with Wilderness Scotland and I have never been disappointed with the quality of the trip. Each trip has been special and this one was no exception! I would have no hesitation in recommending it.

Emma Louise McCarroll
09/05/2016

5

Rated 4.91 out of 5 based on 200 reviews of Road Cycling

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Road Cycling - Outer Hebrides

Next available trip: 27th 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 £1,695

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Road Cycling - The Five Countries

Next available trip: 17th June        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 £2,895

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24 review(s)

Road Cycling - Island Explorer

Next available trip: 18th August        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 £1,795

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Road Cycling - Coast to Coast

Next available trip: 21st 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 £1,595

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Road Cycling - The Grand Tour

Next available trip: 4th May        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Multi-Location    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 5
  • A classic road cycling tour from the heart of the Highlands to Scotland's Capital.
  • An amazing week of trip highlights showcasing the best of Scotland's natural and cultural heritage and warm hospitality.
  • Full guiding, vehicle and logistical support leaving you to relax and enjoy the riding.

Price: from £1,695

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Road Cycling - Skye and the Inner Hebrides

Next available trip: 28th July        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 £1,695

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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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Cycling Holidays in Scotland

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As a 5 Star tour operator this is how we see customer service.

For example, we can’t say we will get back to you within 3 hours because sometimes we won’t and we can’t say we endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible, because that’s just wishy washy and everyone says that.

Great customer service isn’t tangible.

It’s tone of voice, and relationship building.

And going that wee bit further to make someone’s day and it can’t be quantified.

It’s how we make you feel…

and we feel that it’s the following things that go towards making the difference between a holiday, and an amazing, memorable experience.

Our Network
We have fantastic relationships and in many cases personal friendships with our trusted team of suppliers.
A Growing Team
Our team of 35 travel professionals in the office and over 60+ expert guides mean we're small enough to care about every detail but big enough to deal with any curveballs, meaning your holiday experience will be seamless.
We Know Scotland
Being outdoors people, we have an unrivalled depth and breadth of knowledge when it comes to Scotland's wild places. We've been there and can recommend locations and activities from our own experience.

Our holidays reviewed in your words

Just back from Hebrides, already keen to do another trip next month, everything together made what must be one of my best ever holidays.

David Cartmell
Road Cycling - Outer Hebrides

Customer Rating: 5

A fantastic experience , I am now suffering withdrawal symptoms

Helen Tysseling
Road Cycling - Island Explorer

Customer Rating: 5

Rated 4.91 out of 5 based on 200 reviews of Road Cycling

by Mary Ellen Coulter 19/06/2018

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Absolutely Wonderful.
Wish we could have turned around and done the trip in the other direction.

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by James Serene 27/06/2018

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5Accommodation and Food

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5The Bottom Line

It was what I expected and well done.

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by Caroline Campbell 17/08/2017

5Pre-Trip Service

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5Accommodation and Food

5Your Guide

5The Bottom Line

I have been telling people about my wonderful experience with Wilderness Scotland left and right! Can't wait to book another trip. You have a great company!

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