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      Into the Wild

      Starting in 2019, we’ve decided to introduce an assortment of exciting, fully-guided women-only departures to create a space to enjoy the great outdoors whatever your motivations for travelling. Recognised as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for Women, Wilderness Scotland’s new trips have been devised to be even more inclusive to women who want to adventure in the wilderness.

      These holidays for women share all the hallmarks of a Wilderness Scotland trip, such as expert guiding, characterful accommodation, unique experiences and inspirational itineraries. Our women-only trips are designed to encourage more women to explore the wilds of off-the-beaten-path Scotland. Travel with like-minded women and see some of Scotland’s most interesting landscapes in a relaxed and inclusive environment.

      Far from excluding people, these women-only trips have been created to include and encourage more women to build adventure confidence and partake in outdoor activities such as cycling, walking and kayaking – activities that have long been male-dominated.

      Whether you want to reduce competitiveness, feel confident at trying a new activity, take pride in your own abilities, avoid feeling self-conscious or simply become a part of the wilderness women community, these women-only trips will open up the wilderness to more women to travel the wilds of Scotland with the kind of solidarity, ease and atmosphere that you perhaps wouldn’t get in a mixed group.

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      Who Are These Trips For?

      Our women-only departures have been set aside specifically for women adventurers. Whether you’re a female solo traveller, a group of friends travelling together, planning a mother-daughter getaway or a sisters trip, Wilderness Scotland’s women-only travel is perfect for you!

      Open to all ages and backgrounds, these trips are ideal for any and all women who like exploring the outdoors with small groups of like-minded women.

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      Women in the Wild

      Women in the Wild is about inspiring women who love the outdoors. This first episode is about our colleague Alice. She swims. In very cold water. Without a wetsuit. She’s not mad but just loves the way it makes her feel. This series is to celebrate our launch of Women Only adventure holidays.

      Ghillie Basan is an award-winning cook and author living in a very wild spot in the Cairngorms National Park, Scottish Highlands.  Growing up in Africa and travelling widely in younger years has given Ghillie’s cooking a taste of the exotic, combined with the best in local Scottish ingredients.

      Meet Elise, the woman recreating the journeys of history’s forgotten female explorers.

      Five years ago, Jenny Graham had never done any competitive cycling. Since 2018, Jenny holds the world record for the fastest woman to cycle around the world unsupported.

      Women Only Departures

      Trip Date Price Availability Book
      Wilderness Walking - Wilderness Retreat 24th Apr - 30th Apr 2021 £1,7358 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - The West Highland Way 3rd May - 10th May 2021 £1,69516 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides: Uists, Barra and Mingulay 22nd May - 28th May 2021 £1,6656 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - Isle of Skye 19th Jun - 25th Jun 2021 £1,7558 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - Glencoe and the Highlands 3rd Jul - 9th Jul 2021 £1,8958 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Islands 31st Jul - 6th Aug 2021 £1,7956 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - Wilderness Retreat 21st Aug - 27th Aug 2021 £1,7356 place(s) leftBook Now
      Sea Kayaking - Introduction Course 28th Aug - 1st Sep 2021 £8757 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - The West Highland Way 6th Sep - 13th Sep 2021 £1,69511 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - Wilderness Retreat 16th Oct - 22nd Oct 2021 £1,7358 place(s) leftBook Now

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      I have had two holidays with Wilderness Scotland, and each of them has exceeded expectations. I have also recommended you to two people who have come on your holidays. Your trips are well organised, well structured, pack in variety, and your guides combine a rare combination of people skills and technical expertise.

      Dianne Edgar
      Wildlife Adventures - The Shetland Isles
      Reviewed on 05/07/2013

      Rated 4.87 out of 5 based on 4,443 reviews

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