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      Walking Holidays Scotland

      Our travellers consistently rate our tours as the best walking holidays in Scotland.

      1,250 review(s)

      Book your walking holiday with Europe’s No.1 Adventure Travel Company

      Across Spring, Summer and Autumn, we run over 100 departure dates, across a mix of grades. So you’re sure to find the ideal walking trip. Visit: AITO’s independent reviews of our trips.

      We base all our walking packages in small hotels, guest houses or Highland lodges. A combination of hill walks, coastal walks and valley hikes are available across the tours. Our grading system allows you to choose a holiday to match your fitness.

      Quality Assured

      To ensure a high level of comfort and friendly service, we check the accommodation you stay in. It is generally 3-4 star as standard and offers a high level of comfort and friendly service. Our luxury walking holidays also feature stays at 5 star hotels.

      Many of our tours are all inclusive walking holidays. You will enjoy daily walks and hikes, led by our expert guides and you’ll only carry with you what you need for the day.

      Our group tours are ideal for single or solo travellers as you get the chance to join like-minded people, you can also book any of our holidays on a private basis, only for your group of closest friends, family or colleagues.

      Luxury Walking Holidays

      Do you prefer 5 Star accommodation in private lodges and hotels? If so, our Luxury Walking tours might be more suitable. Their remote locations allow us to explore parts of Scotland that many rarely see.

      Our luxury walking trips include the North Highland Coast, a trip based in a stunning Highland lodge, the epitome of Highland Hygge. Or the Glencoe and the Highlands tour, based at two of the highest rated hidden gem hotels in Scotland.

      Our Walking Holidays

      17 Wilderness Walking Trips with 1239 Reviews

      The Orkney Islands

      Next Available Trip:
      25th May | 15th June

      Region:
      Orkney and Shetland Isles

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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.
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      Wilderness Walking
      The Orkney Islands

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      The West Highland Way

      Next Available Trip:
      13th May | 3rd June

      Region:
      Multi-Location

      Duration: 7 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • Take on the challenge of Scotland's most famous and one of the world's greatest long distance trails - the West Highland Way.
      • Immerse yourself in the spectacular scenery as you walk through the beautiful landscapes of Loch Lomond, Rannoch Moor and Glencoe.
      • With the knowledge and experience of an expert guide, learn about the area's history and legends, as well as the flora and fauna along the route.
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      Wilderness Walking
      The West Highland Way

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      Outer Hebrides & Skye

      Next Available Trip:
      27th April | 4th May

      Region:
      Outer Hebrides and St Kilda

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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.
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      Wilderness Walking
      Outer Hebrides & Skye

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      Isle of Skye

      Next Available Trip:
      27th April | 4th May

      Region:
      Inner Hebrides including Skye

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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 of any walking holiday in Scotland.
      • Enjoy exceptional Highland hospitality at our carefully selected hotels, set in beautiful water- side locations.
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      Isle of Skye

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      Argyll & the Isles

      Next Available Trip:
      27th April | 1st June

      Region:
      Inner Hebrides including Skye

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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 turbulent waters of the famous Corryvreckan Whirlpool.
      • Stay in two welcoming small hotels, each with a tranquil setting, with wonderful meals providing the perfect end to each day.
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      Argyll & the Isles

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      Cairngorms National Park & Royal Deeside

      Next Available Trip:
      11th May | 8th June

      Region:
      Cairngorms and Central Highlands

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • Hike on ancient whisky smugglers' trails and visit Scotland's first licensed whisky distillery.
      • Discover the majesty of the deep glens, clear rivers and wild lochs on expertly guided walks.
      • Enjoy the huge variety of wildlife to be found in the Cairngorms National Park.
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      Cairngorms National Park & Royal Deeside

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      High Points of the Cairngorms National Park

      Next Available Trip:
      22nd June | 13th July

      Region:
      Cairngorms and Central Highlands

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • Explore the high reaches and hidden corners of the beautiful Cairngorm Mountains
      • Hike on good trails across the high tundra, looking out for rare wildlife as you walk
      • Enjoy the warm hospitality of our private lodge, with all meals included
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      High Points of the Cairngorms National Park

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      Wilderness Walking Luxury - Glencoe and the Highlands

      Next Available Trip:
      17th August | 6th July

      Region:
      Multi-Location

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Deluxe

      Difficulty:

      • 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 and enjoy an all inclusive walking holiday as you stay in two of the very best hotels in the Scottish Highlands.
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      Glencoe and the Highlands

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      Outer Hebrides: Uists, Barra and Mingulay

      Next Available Trip:
      3rd August | 31st August

      Region:
      Outer Hebrides and St Kilda

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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.
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      Outer Hebrides: Uists, Barra and Mingulay

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      The Knoydart Peninsula

      Next Available Trip:
      13th April | 24th August

      Region:
      West Highlands including Knoydart

      Duration: 7 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • This is one of the finest walking tours in Scotland. Boat access allows you to explore the most remote mountains in the UK.
      • Visit the wonderful Small Isles for day walks with excellent wildlife viewing opportunities on both land and sea.
      • Enjoy the unparalleled wilderness of the rough bounds of Knoydart and experience the wildlife that thrives there.
      • Sample some of the finest cuisine in Scotland while staying in a unique lodge which can only be accessed by boat on this all inclusive walking holiday.
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      The Knoydart Peninsula

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      High Points of Torridon and Wester Ross

      Next Available Trip:
      7th September | 16th May

      Region:
      North West Highlands

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • Immerse yourself amongst the true wilderness of the North West Highlands - a land of magnificent mountains, sweeping glens and silvery lochs.
      • Enjoy superb hiking, ascending both classic and rarely climbed peaks with panoramic views.
      • Discover the Highland culture - warm hospitality, and living life close to the land.
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      High Points of Torridon and Wester Ross

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      High Points of the Outer Hebrides

      Next Available Trip:
      1st June | 8th June

      Region:
      Outer Hebrides and St Kilda

      Duration: 7 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • Enjoy hiking off path on wild hikes among the Hebridean hills, surrounded by sea and sky. A jewel in the crown of Scotland walking tours.
      • 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 all inclusive, private wilderness lodge, located on the shoreline.
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      High Points of the Outer Hebrides

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      Wilds of Assynt

      Next Available Trip:
      18th May | 15th June

      Region:
      North West Highlands

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • Enjoy guided hikes up iconic Scottish mountains such as Suilven and Stac Pollaidh.
      • Discover some of the best coastal walking in Scotland including the Old Man of Stoer.
      • Relax and look for marine wildlife on a cruise around the Summer Isles.
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      Wilds of Assynt

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      National Parks of the UK

      Next Available Trip:
      19th April | 3rd May

      Region:
      Multi-Location

      Duration: 9 night(s)

      Comfort: Deluxe

      Difficulty:

      • Enjoy some of the finest hiking in Britain on this tour of National Parks in Scotland and England.
      • Discover the amazing contrast of landscapes from the majestic mountains of the Highlands to the rolling Dales of Yorkshire.
      • Try the various Scottish and English delicacies such as whisky in the Highlands, cream tea in Yorkshire and Kendal Mint Cake in the Lakes.
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      National Parks of the UK

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      Autumn Highlands

      Next Available Trip:
      2nd October | 9th October

      Region:
      Cairngorms and Central Highlands

      Duration: 4 night(s)

      Comfort: Deluxe

      Difficulty:

      • 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.
      • An all inclusive walking tour where we take care of you from start to finish.
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      Autumn Highlands

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      Wilderness Walking Luxury – North Highland Coast

      Next Available Trip:
      17th May | 21st June

      Region:
      North West Highlands

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Luxury

      Difficulty:

      • Hike among the wildest scenery in Scotland based from an exclusive and luxurious Highland lodge.
      • Enjoy the leadership and insights of our expert guide as you explore one of the quietest areas of the Highlands.
      • Superb food and drink, created from wonderful local ingredients. All included in the cost and freshly prepared for us by the in-house chef.
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      Wilderness Walking Luxury – North Highland Coast

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      Sutherland: The Great Wild North

      Next Available Trip:
      11th May | 20th July

      Region:
      North West Highlands

      Duration: 6 night(s)

      Comfort: Classic

      Difficulty:

      • 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.
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      Sutherland: The Great Wild North

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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.

      MM

      Michelle Mowery

      Wilderness Walking - Cairngorms National Park & Royal Deeside

      Reviewed on 12/11/2018

      Age: 60 - 70
      Country: United States
      Trip Date: 06/10/2018
      Trips Taken: 1

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      Excellent trip. When we were researching outfitters for hiking in Scotland, two friends gave Wilderness Scotland high marks as well so it was clear to us which outfitter we should select. We were not disappointed.

      CL

      Cynthia Lavoie

      Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides & Skye

      Reviewed on 04/11/2018

      Age: 60 - 70
      Country: United States
      Trip Date: 06/10/2018
      Trips Taken: 1

      The Bottom Line

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      Carol Hofmann

      Wilderness Walking - The West Highland Way

      Reviewed on 28/10/2018

      Age: 50 - 60
      Country: United States
      Trip Date: 03/09/2018
      Trips Taken: 1

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      Amazing experience! Don't hesitate, just book it!

      AB

      Angela Barry

      Wilderness Walking - Autumn Highlands

      Reviewed on 25/10/2018

      Age: 50 - 60
      Country: England
      Trip Date: 17/10/2018
      Trips Taken: 1

      The Bottom Line

      CB

      Carl Broomhead

      Wilderness Walking - Autumn Highlands

      Reviewed on 25/10/2018

      Age: 50 - 60
      Country: United Kingdom
      Trip Date: 17/10/2018
      Trips Taken: 5

      The Bottom Line

      The Bottom Line

      5th trip with WS which probably says it all. Was a lovely group with a great guide in Gill. Look forward to the next one in 2019 TEAM WILDERNESS RESPONSE Thanks as always for your great feedback. We're always delighted when people return to Scotland with us and we hope there are lots more adventures for us to enjoy together. This is why we love doing what we do!

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      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.
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      And going that wee bit further to make someone’s day and it can’t be quantified.
      It’s how we make you feel…
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      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.

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      Popular Walking Holidays Scotland

      Trip Next Departure Price Duration  
      Wilderness Walking – The Orkney Islands 04/05/2019 £1,735 6 Nights Trip Details
      Wilderness Walking – High Points of the Cairngorms National Park 22/06/2019 £1,525 6 Nights Trip Details
      Wilderness Walking – National Parks of the UK 05/05/2019 £2,495 9 Nights Trip Details
      Luxury Walking – North Highland Coast 11/05/2019 £3,295 6 Nights Trip Details

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