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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.

      Watch our film series Women in the Wild

      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.

      Women Only Departures

      Trip Date Price Availability Book
      Wilderness Walking - Isle of Skye 28th Sep - 4th Oct 2019 £1,7351 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - Outer Hebrides: Uists, Barra and Mingulay 23rd May - 29th May 2020 £1,6257 place(s) leftBook Now
      Sea Kayaking - Introduction Course 23rd May - 27th May 2020 £8658 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - Isle of Skye 20th Jun - 26th Jun 2020 £1,7358 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Islands 11th Jul - 17th Jul 2020 £1,7358 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - Glencoe and the Highlands 15th Aug - 21st Aug 2020 £1,8358 place(s) leftBook Now
      Road Cycling - Outer Hebrides 5th Sep - 11th Sep 2020 £1,7958 place(s) leftBook Now
      Wilderness Walking - The West Highland Way 14th Sep - 21st Sep 2020 £1,5455 place(s) leftBook Now

      Our holidays reviewed
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      I would highly recommend Wilderness Scotland. Sure the weather did not help but it did challenge us and the guides. Our varied mix of companions was wonderful and we had such a laugh.

      Ailsa Smith
      Sea Kayaking - Introduction Course
      Reviewed on 28/04/2013

      Rated 4.87 out of 5 based on 4,269 reviews

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      Cycling for Softies

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