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Wilderness Walking Holidays

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

Our walking holidays are a wonderful way to experience the Scottish Highlands.

Wilderness 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. 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.


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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.

Wilderness Walking - Applecross & Torridon
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Rosa Moran
09/11/2015

5

Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Isles
An excellent trip, well thought out with a very good guide. A great way to explore the Orkneys.

Roger Blunden
23/05/2016

4

Wilderness Walking - Autumn Highlands

Kaija Pett
24/10/2015

5

Rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 487 reviews of Wilderness Walking

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4 star 48

3 star 4

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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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33 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Cairngorms National Park & Royal Deeside

Next available trip: 24th September        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 £1,195

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94 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - The Knoydart Peninsula

Next available trip: 13th 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 £1,295

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12 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Isle of Skye

Next available trip: 20th August        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Inner Hebrides including Skye    
Comfort: Deluxe
Difficulty: 3
  • Explore the spectacular Isle of Skye through a number of beautiful hikes, taking in the rich scenery and fascinating history of the island
  • Take a boat trip into the heart of the Cuillin mountains for one of the best hikes in Scotland
  • Enjoy exceptional Highland hospitality at our carefully selected hotels, set in beautiful waterside locations

Price: from £1,395

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21 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Argyll & the Isles

Next available trip: 29th April        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Inner Hebrides including Skye    
Comfort: Deluxe
Difficulty: 3
  • Explore the beautiful Argyll Peninsula, visiting four islands which hug its western coastline, spending the final two nights at a lovely hotel on the whisky island of Islay
  • Take a privately chartered boat to the wild island of Jura, detouring to view the 3rd largest whirlpool in the world
  • Stay in two welcoming small hotels, each with a tranquil coastal setting, with wonderful meals providing the perfect end to each day

Price: from £1,395

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Luxury Walking - Sutherland: The Great Wild North

Next available trip: 27th August        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 £2,095

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56 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Wilds of Assynt

Next available trip: 20th August        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 £1,195

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104 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides & Skye

Next available trip: 6th 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 £1,195

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13 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides: Uists, Barra and Mingulay

Next available trip: 3rd September        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, indulging in the wild scenery and rich history of the islands
  • Journey to the abandoned island of Mingulay on a privately chartered boat, relishing its wild beauty and abundant wildlife while learning about the hardships of life there.
  • Enjoy exceptional Highland hospitality at our carefully selected guest houses, set in magnificent coastal locations

Price: from £1,295

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9 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - The West Highland Way

Next available trip: 15th August        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 £1,195

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3 review(s)

Luxury Walking - Glencoe and the Highlands

Next available trip: 13th August        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 £2,295

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3 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - High Points of Torridon and Wester Ross

Next available trip: 3rd September        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 £1,195

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74 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Isles

Next available trip: 24th September        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 £1,295

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22 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Cape Wrath & The North West Highlands

Next available trip: 13th August        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: North West Highlands    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 5
  • Explore a region of contrasting landscapes, seeking out white sandy beaches, towering sea cliffs, wild glens and iconic peaks
  • Visit Scotland's most north-westerly point, a rugged headland surrounded by sea cliffs and teaming with bird life
  • Enjoy exceptional Highland hospitality at our carefully selected small hotel, beautifully situated with views over the sea

Price: from £1,295

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24 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Applecross & Torridon

Next available trip: 12th October        Duration: 4 night(s)
Location: North West Highlands    
Comfort: Deluxe
Difficulty: 3
  • Escape to the Highlands on a short break walking holiday, with accommodation at a superb small hotel
  • Discover the tranquillity of the North-West Highlands as we explore the dramatic glens, coastline and landscapes of this wild region
  • Learn about the landscape and the environment from our expert guides

Price: from £975

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8 review(s)

Wilderness Walking - Autumn Highlands

Next available trip: 5th 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 £975

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#HighlandHumans – Meet Wooden Tom from the Cairngorms

Posted on Jun 27, 2016 by Rupert Shanks

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“It was a pretty rough area where I grew up. Not much there for kids whatsoever. My alternative to knocking about the streets and getting into trouble was the countryside. If I hadn’t had that, I don’t know where I’d be now”. We plan to share an insight into the vibrant communities of people that live in […]

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5 Walks in Highlands Perthshire You Must Do

Posted on Jun 15, 2016 by Gill McMillan

Highland Perthshire

So what’s special about Highland Perthshire? There is an amazing array of walks in the area from gentle woodland walks to summiting nearby hills. Find out which walks in Highland Perthshire you must do. About the area It’s a small gem of an area that really has so much to offer. It includes a section of […]

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