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Our guided walking holidays and hiking tours are a wonderful way to experience the Scottish Highlands.

All our walking holidays are based from small hotels, guest houses or Highland lodges.

These are generally 3-4 star in standard, offering a high level of comfort and service. Our luxury walking holidays also feature stays at 5 star hotels. You enjoy daily walks and hikes, led by our expert guide, carrying only what you need for the day.

These walking holidays are a wonderful way to experience the Scottish Highlands and Islands. Some itineraries are based in one location throughout, while others visit two or three different regions.

A combination of hill walks, coastal walks and valley walks are available across the itineraries. Our grading system allows you to choose a trip to match your fitness and aspirations. Whichever trip you choose, you will experience variety of hikes, discovering beautiful scenery and real Scottish hospitality along the way.


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.

Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides & Skye
I will recommend you to all the people who like outdoors activities.

Catherine Breur-Zeeman
08/06/2015

5

Wilderness Walking - Cape Wrath & The North West Highlands
If you like wildness and wilderness this is the area to come to. Magical quality that has to be experienced to be understood. Loved every minute, even when my knees were killing me!

Sandra Porter
09/09/2013

5

Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides & Skye
Wilderness Scotland took me places I never could have even imagined existed - both in terms of the stunning landscapes and expanded my confidence in my own abilities

Stephanie Smith
04/08/2014

5

Rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 610 reviews of Wilderness Walking

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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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Wilderness Walking - Cairngorms National Park & Royal Deeside

Next available trip: 22nd July        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 3
  • Discover the majesty of the deep glens, clear rivers and wild lochs on expertly guided walks each day as we explore a National Park named as one of the 50 Great Places on Earth by National Geographic
  • Hike on ancient whisky smugglers trails and visit Scotland's first licensed distillery
  • Experience genuine Highland hospitality at the end of each day, as we stay in Strathspey and Royal Deeside

Price: from £1,295

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8 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - High Points of Torridon and Wester Ross

Next available trip: 6th May        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: North West Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 7
  • Discover the wilderness of the North West Highlands - a land of magnificent mountains, sweeping glens and silver lochs.
  • Enjoy superb hiking, ascending both classic and rarely climbed peaks with panoramic views
  • Experience authentic Highland culture - warm hospitality and living life close to the land

Price: from £1,395

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19 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides: Uists, Barra and Mingulay

Next available trip: 3rd June        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Outer Hebrides and St Kilda    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 2
  • Visit seven islands on a spectacular journey through the southern Outer Hebrides
  • Journey to the abandoned island of Mingulay on a privately chartered boat
  • Enjoy exceptional Highland hospitality at our carefully selected guest houses

Price: from £1,395

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9 review(s)

Luxury Walking - Glencoe and the Highlands

Next available trip: 17th June        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Multi-Location    
Comfort: Deluxe
Difficulty: 4
  • Hike in two of the Highland's most beautiful regions, experiencing contrasting landscapes
  • Enjoy an exciting day speeding between rarely-visited islands on a privately-chartered zodiac
  • Relax as you stay in two of the very best hotels in the Scottish Highlands

Price: from £2,495

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Luxury Walking - Sutherland: The Great Wild North

Next available trip: 27th May        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: North West Highlands    
Comfort: Deluxe
Difficulty: 3
  • Explore the spectacular landscapes of the Northern Highlands on a series of gentle hikes.
  • Experience how the landscapes changes as we hike on the east coast before traversing Scotland to discover the rugged west coast and mountains.
  • Relax as you stay in two beautifully located hotels the Scottish Highlands

Price: from £2,295

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65 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Wilds of Assynt

Next available trip: 17th June        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: North West Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 6
  • Enjoy guided hikes up iconic Scottish mountains such as Suilven and Stac Pollaidh
  • Discover some of the best coastal walking in Scotland including a walk to the Old Man of Stoer
  • Relax and look for marine wildlife on a cruise around the Summer Isles

Price: from £1,255

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Wilderness Walking - The Knoydart Peninsula

Next available trip: 12th August        Duration: 7 night(s)
Location: West Highlands including Knoydart    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 5
  • Access some of the finest walking routes in Scotland by boat as you explore the most remote mountains in Britain and the Small Isles
  • Enjoy the unparalleled wilderness experience of the rough bounds of Knoydart and experience the wildlife which lives there
  • Sample some of the finest cuisine in Scotland while staying in a unique lodge which can only be accessed by boat

Price: from £1,375

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Wilderness Walking - The West Highland Way

Next available trip: 19th June        Duration: 7 night(s)
Location: Multi-Location    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 6
  • Take on the challenge of Scotland's most famous and one of the world's greatest long distance trails - the West Highland Way - hiking with an expert guide
  • Immerse yourself in the spectacular scenery as you walk through the beautiful landscapes of Loch Lomond, Rannoch Moor and Glencoe
  • Learn about the area's history and legends, as well as the flora and fauna along the route, with the knowledge and experience of an expert guide

Price: from £1,375

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Wilderness Walking - Autumn Highlands

Next available trip: 11th October        Duration: 4 night(s)
Location: Cairngorms and Central Highlands    
Comfort: Deluxe
Difficulty: 3
  • See Scotland painted in golden hues as you enjoy the autumn colours of the Highlands
  • Enjoy low level hikes as you explore the beautiful glens of the Central Highlands

Price: from £995

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28 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Argyll & the Isles

Next available trip: 28th April        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Inner Hebrides including Skye    
Comfort: Deluxe
Difficulty: 3

Price: from £1,495

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23 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Isle of Skye

Next available trip: 26th August        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Inner Hebrides including Skye    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 3

Price: from £1,495

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86 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Islands

Next available trip: 12th May        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Orkney and Shetland Isles    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 2
  • Discover wild walks, ancient landscapes and spectacularly weathered sea cliffs on the walking holiday of a lifetime
  • Experience the rich natural and cultural heritage of the Orkneys in the company of our knowledgeable guides
  • Enjoy Orcadian hospitality and fresh local produce at our stylish accommodation in a historic guest house

Price: from £1,395

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Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides & Skye

Next available trip: 19th May        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Outer Hebrides and St Kilda    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 2
  • Visit one of the most diverse and spectacular regions of Europe, indulging in the wild scenery and rich history of the islands
  • Experience the rich ornithology of Lewis, spy red deer and golden eagles on Harris, and seek out otters on Skye
  • Enjoy exceptional Highland hospitality at our carefully selected guest houses, set in magnificent locations on the coast

Price: from £1,395

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Wilderness Walking - High Points of the Outer Hebrides

Next available trip: 5th May        Duration: 7 night(s)
Location: Outer Hebrides and St Kilda    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 5
  • Hike to the summits of Scotland's most remote and spectacular hills, surrounded by sea and sky.
  • Witness stunning vistas of the Hebridean Islands with their unique mix of green hills, white sand beaches and blue waters.
  • Relax in comfort at our exclusive wilderness lodge, located on the shoreline.

Price: from £1,495

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Orkney Isles: Top 10 Things to Do

Posted on Apr 21, 2017 by Sonja Jones

Orkney Isles Top Ten Old Man of Hoy

With spellbinding natural beauty and invigorating landscapes the Orkney Isles are like no other archipelago. Why not see what all the fuss is about with our top ten things to do? 1. Go Island Hopping Orkney is an archipelago of over 70 islands but only 20 of those are inhabited. Of a total population of […]

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Assynt Photography: Incredible Images from the North West Highlands

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 by Rupert Shanks

Assynt photography

Assynt photography surely showcases some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes of Scotland. This dramatic and ancient land in the North West Highlands is a place of jagged peaks, a myriad of lochs and ancient rock. It’s one of our favourite wilderness areas and photos from our trips here never disappoint. We’ve put together a selection of […]

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