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Sea Kayaking - Scottish Sea Kayak Trail South - The Whisky Coast
WS is an very professionally run organization. I have taken over 20 kayak trips with outfitters, and WS ranks with the best-run of them.

Lawrence Stephenson
07/07/2013

5

Wilderness Walking - Wilds of Assynt
Assynt is a wonderful area of wild unspoiled country, with a great combination of remote mountains and coastal scenery. The trip is well paced, with plenty of variety and opportunity to explore the range of scenery. The accommodation and food all add to a most enjoyable holiday. I particularly like the "minimum impact" ethos of "Wilderness Scotland" which makes it a first choice for exploring wild areas of Scotland.

Rosemary Bailey
04/08/2015

5

Wilderness Walking - The Knoydart Peninsula
One of the best holidays, and certainly best walking holidays I've done in 35 years.

Anita Donley
22/09/2015

5

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West Highlands including Knoydart

  • West Highlands and Knoydart
    The Sound of Arisaig is one of the world’s top destinations for sea-kayaking. Its countless islands and skerries offer a wealth of hidden places to explore and are also home to an abundance of marine wildlife including seals, otters, dolphins, porpoises and even minke whales. One of our recent sea-kayaking groups recorded 26 otter sightings in 6 days!

This region covers a large area stretching from near Oban in the south to Kintail further north. At its heart is the wild Knoydart peninsula and the beautiful Sound of Arisaig coastline – two of our favourite places in Scotland.

This huge playground of wild Scottish land offers something for everyone. The mountains, valleys and coastlines are a walkers paradise. The turquoise water of the coast are perfect for sea kayaking. And the landscape and coastline combine to form the perfect home for Scotland’s most iconic wildlife species. 

Whether you want to walk, hike, sea kayak, sail or cycle, watch wildlife or work on your photography, there are few better places to do so than the West Highlands including Knoydart. A first trip to this beautiful region of the Scottish is rarely the last!

Our Trips in the West Highlands and Knoydart

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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20 review(s)

Photography Trip - Knoydart & the Small Isles

Next available trip: 12th May        Duration: 7 night(s)
Location: West Highlands including Knoydart    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 3
  • Spend a week developing your photography skills in the company of Colin Prior - one of the UK's leading landscape photographers
  • Enjoy access to some of the finest photographic locations in Scotland using by our private boat
  • Capture the drama of the spectacular mountain scenery and encounter rare wildlife such as eagles, whales and dolphins
  • Sample fresh local cuisine in the award winning restaurant at our remote lodge located on the tip of the Knoydart Peninsula

Price: from £1,595

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51 review(s)

Sea Kayaking - Scottish Sea Kayak Trail Central - The Jacobite Coast

Next available trip: 6th May        Duration: 5 night(s)
Location: West Highlands including Knoydart    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 5
  • The Scottish Sea Kayak Trail has made the National Geographic's 2011 'Tours of a Lifetime' and the Outside Magazine' coveted 'Travel Hot List for 2011'
  • Sea Kayak through some of the best scenery on the Scottish Sea Kayak Trail and explore the history behind Bonnie Prince Charlie
  • No camping, just comfortable beds, hot showers and excellent local restaurants/pubs!
  • Link this trip with our 'Scottish Sea Kayak Trail: South - The Whisky Coast' trip and also the Scottish Sea Kayak Trail North - The Gaelic Coast trip, which run on consecutive dates. Join all three trips for an epic sea kayaking adventure!

Price: from £1,175

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The Highland Circle Multi-Activity Adventure

Multi-activity holiday - Hiking on Skye
Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: West Highlands including Knoydart    
Comfort: Deluxe
Difficulty: Your Own Pace
  • Enjoy sea kayaking and seal-spotting in the azure waters and white-fringed beaches of Arisaig
  • Take a boat to the heart of the Black Cuillin mountains and explore the mystical Loch Coruisk
  • Experience some of Scotland's best trails mountain biking in the Cairngorms

Price: from £3,050

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Discovery Journey - Arisaig and the Small Isles

Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: West Highlands including Knoydart    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: Your Own Pace
  • Discover the majesty of Scotland's West Coast from magnificent glens to enchanting islands.
  • Enjoy hikes with your private Wilderness Scotland Guide for some days and explore at your own pace during the rest of your trip.
  • Spend a night on the magical Isle of Eigg; one of the jewels in Scotland's crown.

Price: from £1,315

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106 review(s)

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 £1,295

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5 review(s)

Family Sea Kayaking Holiday

Duration: 3 night(s)
Location: West Highlands including Knoydart    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 3
  • Learn to sea kayak in Scotland on a special family holiday
  • Discover the magic of sea kayaking in Scotland
  • Relax in family friendly accommodation located in a peaceful corner of the West Highlands

Price: from £725

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109 review(s)

Self Guided - West Highland Way

Duration: 8 night(s)
Location: West Highlands including Knoydart    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 6
  • Trek the 100 miles of the West Highland Way, taking on the challenge of Scotland's most famous long distance trail
  • Experience changing scenery as you hike from the lowlands of Scotland into the heart of the West Highlands
  • We will arrange all accommodation, luggage transfer and provide you with OS maps and comprehensive route notes

Price: from £725

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25 review(s)

Sea Kayaking - Scottish Sea Kayak Trail South - The Whisky Coast

Next available trip: 17th June        Duration: 5 night(s)
Location: West Highlands including Knoydart    
Comfort: Classic
Difficulty: 5
  • The Scottish Sea Kayak Trail has made the National Geographic's 2011 '50 Tours of a Lifetime' and Outside Magazine's coveted 'Travel Hot List for 2011'
  • No camping, just comfortable beds, hot showers, excellent local restaurants and a little tipple on the way
  • Sea Kayak from the Isle of Gigha to Oban, passing many beautiful Hebridean islands along the way
  • Link this trip with our 'Scottish Sea Kayak Trail: Central - The Jacobite Coast' trip, and also the Scottish Sea Kayak Trail North - The Gaelic Coast trip, which run on consecutive dates. Join all three trips for an epic sea kayaking adventure

Price: from £1,175

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35 review(s)

Sea Kayaking - West Coast Explorer

Next available trip: 3rd June        Duration: 5 night(s)
Location: West Highlands including Knoydart    
Comfort: Basic
Difficulty: 4
  • Discover the fabulous sea kayaking on Scotland's west coast, exploring locations such as Plockton, Skye and Knoydart
  • Experience an overnight sea kayaking expedition, packing everything you need into your kayak and wild camping
  • Revel in the flexibility of an itinerary which combines some nights indoors and other nights camping wild - the best of both worlds

Price: from £895

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Sea Kayaking - Sound of Arisaig

Next available trip: 13th May        Duration: 5 night(s)
Location: West Highlands including Knoydart    
Difficulty: 5
  • Paddle through the crystal clear waters of the Sound of Arisaig, which are home to a rich diversity of wildlife
  • Explore a wilderness of white-sand beaches and secluded islands on Scotland's west coast
  • Develop your sea kayaking skills in an expedition environment in the company of our experienced and qualified guides

Price: from £775

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