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      Self Guided Walking Holidays

      Our Self Guided walking holidays allow you to explore the magnificence of Scotland at your own pace.

      324 review(s)

      On the Trail

      On each of our self guided walking holidays, you’ll experience the magnificent scenery of Scotland at your own pace. Self guided walking holidays offer the perfect combination of immersion in the lush Scottish landscape, hiking at your own pace and the freedom to explore anything of interest along the way, without the feeling that you’re holding anyone else up.

      On a Wilderness Scotland self guided tour you might be walking on your own but you’ve got the support of 24 hour assistance from the office team, plus the route notes, maps and luggage transfer that we arrange in advance for you.

      Journey from inn to inn, or hotel to hotel knowing that a warm welcome awaits you and that your bags will be there waiting for you. Long distance walking trails like the world renowned and iconic West Highland Way and Rob Roy Way are particular favourites for self guided walkers.

      You certainly don’t need to be an expert hiker to take on a self guided holiday, however, you do need to be more self-reliant. To book any of these trips, you must be travelling with at least one other person. If you are travelling on your own, we hope that you will be interested in joining one of our small group guided walking holidays.

      Our Self Guided Walking Holidays

      4 Self Guided Trips with 305 Reviews

      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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      Soamva Duong

      Self Guided - West Highland Way

      Reviewed on 08/11/2018

      Age: 40 - 50
      Country: Canada
      Trip Date: 08/10/2018
      Trips Taken: 1

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      We hiked the West Highland Way in the first half of October. It was an excellent experience even with the rainy days. The scenery was beautiful and ever changing day to day. We met a lot of interesting fellow hikers along the way that only made the experience that much better. We also ran into some Highland Cows, lots of sheep and even some wild goats. It was such a fun trip that I want to go back and hike some other trails in Scotland.

      CL

      Carolyn Lyman

      Self Guided - West Highland Way

      Reviewed on 22/10/2018

      Age: 60 - 70
      Country: United States
      Trip Date: 08/10/2018
      Trips Taken: 1

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      Top notch outfit to go with! If folks want a smooth trip then they need to choose Wilderness Scotland

      WB

      William Bekemeier

      Self Guided - West Highland Way

      Reviewed on 22/10/2018

      Age: 60 - 70
      Country: USA
      Trip Date: 23/08/2018
      Trips Taken: 1

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      We had a great trip. We did a bit of traveling in Scotland on our own before and after the hiking which was great also. But we really enjoyed seeing the West Highlands up close. Loch Lomond was so beautiful!! It is no wonder that songs have been written about it!

      CR

      Carolyn Roberts

      Self Guided - West Highland Way

      Reviewed on 22/10/2018

      Age: 30 - 40
      Country: Canada
      Trip Date: 08/10/2018
      Trips Taken: 1

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      Wilderness Scotland blew my expectations away. With 9 nights accommodation, luggage transfers, and taxi arrangements, I prepared for something to go wrong along the way. However, everything was flawless! The expert planning, help, and tips provided by the company allowed me to fully enjoy my experience hiking the West Highland Way. I have memories that will last me a lifetime and returned home feeling stronger and more capable than when I left. I would absolutely recommend Wilderness Scotland to anyone planning adventure trips in the country - in fact, I already have! Thank you so much for your help in providing me this incredible opportunity. I can't wait to visit Scotland again.

      JF

      Judi Florence

      Self Guided - West Highland Way

      Reviewed on 08/10/2018

      Age: 70 - 80
      Country: Canada
      Trip Date: 18/09/2018
      Trips Taken: 1

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      It was an experience of a lifetime. My husband had never done anything like this before and was lamenting before the trip about how he had let himself be talked into such a thing. He enjoyed it immensely, in spite of the weather conditions and being worried about my injury. We learned things about ourselves and saw a country from a very intimate perspective. We consider ourselves very lucky to have been able to walk the WHW together and would recommend Wilderness Scotland without hesitation.

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      Popular Self Guided Walking Holidays

      Trip Difficulty Price Duration  
      Self Guided – West Highland Way 6 £795 8 Nights Trip Details
      Self Guided – The Great Glen Way 4 £725 7 Nights Trip Details
      Self Guided – The Rob Roy Way 5 £765 8 Nights Trip Details

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