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      Cycling Holidays in Scotland

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

      241 review(s)

      Back in the Saddle

      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.

      Our Road Cycling Holidays

      8 Road Cycling Trips with 241 Reviews

      North Coast 500

      Next Available Trip:
      11th May | 29th June

      Region:
      North West Highlands

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • Ride the best sections of Scotland's spectacular North Coast 500 touring route.
      • Take to the waves in a private zodiac trip through the Summer Isles.
      • Cycle through the incredible scenery of northern Scotland on winding tarmac past towering mountains, sandy beaches and rolling wilderness.
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      North Coast 500

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      Casks and Castles

      Next Available Trip:
      18th May

      Region:
      Cairngorms and Central Highlands

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Deluxe

      Difficulty:

      • Enjoy a mixture of cycling and culture on a laid back itinerary in Highland whisky country.
      • Ride quiet roads through beautiful scenery in the mornings, before relaxing in the afternoon with visits to local sites of interest.
      • Cycle to iconic locations such as Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle and Loch Ness.
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      Casks and Castles

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      Outer Hebrides

      Next Available Trip:
      13th July | 3rd August

      Region:
      Outer Hebrides and St Kilda

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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.
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      Outer Hebrides

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      The Five Countries

      Next Available Trip:
      17th June | 9th September

      Region:
      Multi-Location

      Duration: 11 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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.
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      The Five Countries

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      Island Explorer

      Next Available Trip:
      13th July | 17th August

      Region:
      Multi-Location

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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.
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      Island Explorer

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      Coast to Coast

      Next Available Trip:
      22nd June | 20th July

      Region:
      Multi-Location

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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.
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      Coast to Coast

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      The Grand Tour

      Next Available Trip:
      4th May | 1st June

      Region:
      Multi-Location

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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.
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      The Grand Tour

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      Skye and the Inner Hebrides

      Next Available Trip:
      18th May

      Region:
      Inner Hebrides including Skye

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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.
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      Skye and the Inner Hebrides

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      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.

      KD

      Karen Dean

      Road Cycling - The Five Countries

      Reviewed on 08/10/2018

      Age: 40 - 50
      Country: United States
      Trip Date: 10/09/2018
      Trips Taken: 5

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      This has quickly risen to the top of my short list of trips I must do again (along with the Outer Hebrides!). Beautiful scenery, great undulating rides, wonderful accommodations. Highly recommend!

      GD

      Guy Dean

      Road Cycling - The Five Countries

      Reviewed on 07/10/2018

      Age: 70 - 80
      Trip Date: 10/09/2018
      Trips Taken: 3

      The Bottom Line

      DM

      Donna Mosford

      Road Cycling - The Five Countries

      Reviewed on 05/10/2018

      Age: 50 - 60
      Country: Australia
      Trip Date: 10/09/2018
      Trips Taken: 2

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      The trip was physically and at times emotionally challenging (the boat crossing on a slightly wild-weather day) but well worth the journey. I loved (almost) every minute of it!

      KD

      Kerry Davey

      Road Cycling - The Five Countries

      Reviewed on 03/10/2018

      Age: 60 - 70
      Country: Australia
      Trip Date: 10/09/2018
      Trips Taken: 2

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      We are very proud of our achievements on the 5 Countries cycle. I would say however, that the trip grading should have been looked at more carefully (by me that is), as some of the ascents and descents are, in my opinion, more than a '6'. In future, I wouldn't consider a grading over 5, unless I'm doing more cycling. 30 miles per day would probably be my maximum, rather than some 50-60 mile days.

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      Mark Hynes

      Road Cycling - The Grand Tour

      Reviewed on 19/09/2018

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      Popular Cycling Holidays in Scotland

      Trip Next Departure Price Duration  
      Road Cycling – Outer Hebrides 27/04/2019 £1,795 6 Nights Trip Details
      Road Cycling – Coast to Coast 22/06/2019 £1,745 6 Nights Trip Details
      Road Cycling – The Five Countries Tour 17/06/2019 £3,095 11 Nights Trip Details

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