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      New Adventures for 2019

      We’re incredibly happy to announce six new exciting adventure holidays for 2019

      No matter what type of adventurer you are, we think that there is something special for you here – from those that love meeting wondrous Scottish wildlife, those that are biking (and whisky!) enthusiasts, as well as those who yearn to take professional photos of the Scottish wilderness or those that want to kayak around the lovely waters of the Outer Hebrides. Whatever your passion, we hope our carefully created guided adventure holidays for 2019 will inspire you to experience the great outdoors of Scotland.

      1. Wildlife Adventures – Mull, Staffa and Iona

      Castle Stalker

      Easy difficulty: Green 2
      Start and finish point:
      Oban

      If you love to witness creatures great and small living in their natural habitat, then this hiking holiday exploring Scotland’s beautiful Hebridean islands is for you! Over 7 days you’ll be privately guided around an incredible castle, hike native woodland areas, cross scenic moors, spot a diverse range of seabirds and wildlife, explore the history of the islands and visit the infamous Whisky Cave known for its connection with ‘moonshine’.

      Trip Highlights

      • Finding the UK’s largest bird of prey, white-tailed eagle among others.
      • Explore famous Fingal’s Cave on a boat trip to Staffa.
      • Spot marine wildlife including seals, dolphins and whales.

      2. Road Cycling – Casks and Castles

      bike and whisky casks

      Easy difficulty: Green 2
      Start and finish point:
      Inverness

      Mix your love of Scottish whisky and enthusiasm for cycling with our thrilling Casks and Castles Road Cycling holiday in the Highlands of Scotland. Visit famed distilleries, explore stunning historic castles, see the iconic Culloden Battlefield and even try to spot the fabled Loch Ness Monster on the bonny banks of Loch Ness.

      Trip Highlights

      • Enjoy a mixture of cycling and culture on a laid-back itinerary in Highland whisky country.
      • Ride quiet roads through beautiful scenery in the mornings, before relaxing in the afternoon with visits to local sites of interest.
      • Cycle to iconic locations such as Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle and Loch Ness.

      3. Road Cycling – North Coast 500

      Gliding on a bike on north coast 500

      Intermediate difficulty: Blue 5
      Start and finish point:
      Inverness

      Cycle the best sections of the North Coast 500 route – you’ll see amazing scenery along the way such as the incredible mountains of Wester Ross, the rugged sea cliffs of Sutherland and the most beautiful lochs Scotland has to offer. At the end of each day, you’ll have the chance to experience the local mouth watering food and drink during a well deserved evening rest.

      Trip Highlights

      • Ride the best sections of Scotland’s spectacular North Coast 500 touring route.
      • Take to the waves in a private zodiac trip through the Summer Isles.

      4. Photography – Highland Landscapes Tour

      walking high points of the Cairngorms

      Easy difficulty: Green 2
      Start point:
      Aviemore
      Finish point: Inverness

      Our Highland Landscapes Photography holiday will enable you to capture some of the best photos in the stunning Cairngorms and Central Highlands of Scotland. You’ll hike the beautiful mountainous landscapes of Glen Torridon, snap charming silvery lochs and explore rugged old forests while learning to take photographs which capture the environments in the best light.

      Trip Highlights

      • Landscape photography in the Cairngorms and Glen Torridon.
      • Beautiful old growth forests, soaring peaks and silvery lochs.
      • All-inclusive tour based from charming and comfortable accommodations.

      5. Sea Kayaking – The Outer Hebrides

      Sea kayaking in the Outer Hebridean sun

      Intermediate difficulty: Blue 5
      Start and finish point:
      Inverness

      Sea kayaking in the Outer Hebrides is a fantastic way to experience the other-worldly beaches of the Hebridean islands. On this remarkable holiday, you’ll paddle amazingly crystal clear turquoise waters, walk along white sandy beaches and explore some of Scotland’s most remote islands.

      Trip Highlights

      • Explore pristine deserted islands, wild coastlines, and white-sand beaches by sea kayak.
      • Paddle in the crystal clear waters, enjoying the spectacular views of the coastal mountains.
      • Undertake a 4 day expedition by sea kayak to explore some of the more remote islands.

      6. Mountain Biking – The North West Passage

      Intermediate difficulty: Blue 6
      Start and finish point:
      Inverness

      New for 2019, we’ve created a wild mountain bike adventure that will take you through some of the wildest and most remote terrain in the UK. Falling between our Hebridean Trail and Coast to Coast trips in terms of its physical and technical challenge, the North West Passage will take you on an intricate route from the Atlantic Ocean to the North Sea and then back to the Atlantic.

      Trip Highlights

      • Journey through some of the wildest and most beautiful and remote terrain in the UK.
      • Explore Glen Affric – many consider Glen Arric as Scotland’s most beautiful glen.
      • Bike an entire country in one day, from the North Sea to the Atlantic.

      New Adventure for 2019

      Our holidays reviewed
      in your own words

      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.

      Carolyn Roberts
      Self Guided - West Highland Way
      Reviewed on 22/10/2018

      Rated 4.86 out of 5 based on 3,628 reviews

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