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Sea kayaking vacation in Scotland

Whether you’re a first-time sea kayaker, or if you’ve paddled in destinations across the globe, kayaking in Scotland should be on your bucket-list. Join us on a journey through some of the best coastal scenery in Scotland’s Northwest Highlands. Kayak through sheltered sea lochs, navigate stunning coastlines and gaze up at the towering peaks of the Torridon mountains. On the fourth day of this trip, we’ll transfer south to the picturesque village of Plockton, our home for the final few days of the trip. Paddling off the wild shores of Wester Ross, Coigach and Assynt – classic kayaking territory with many islands and sea lochs. Stay in friendly Highland accommodation based on the shores of ...Read more >
From £1,475 excluding flights

Sea kayaking adventure in Scotland

Sea kayaking in the Summer Isles is perhaps sea kayaking in Scotland at its finest, as we explore the many islands that dot this beautiful coastline. The Summer Isles are some of the most scenic islands with the stunning isolated sandy beaches and our guided sea kayaking expedition is an inspiring journey through a stunning seascape. Journeying by sea kayak we are able to experience this remarkable coastal environment up close – picking our way through the numerous channels and inlets between the islands. This area is known for its rich marine life with dolphins, porpoises, seals and even whales inhabiting these waters. In the sky, there are many varieties of seabirds and golden eagles can ...Read more >
From £935 excluding flights

Outer Hebrides sea kayaking vacation in Scotland

For the ultimate sea kayaking adventure in Scotland, join us as we explore the wild coasts of the Outer Hebrides. The Hebrides boasts some of the best sea kayaking in Scotland, if not the world. With crystal clear turquoise waters, incredible wildlife and stunning beach coastal scenery, this is sea kayaking for the connoisseur. Outer Hebrides sea kayaking feels like floating in another world. On this sea kayaking adventure, we will explore some of the wildest places left in Europe – the islands of the Outer Hebrides. Facing the wild Atlantic, these rocky and intricately shaped islands offer a unique coastline to explore, with islands dotted around them and pierced by fjord-like sea lochs. ...Read more >
From £1,295 excluding flights

Scotland classic canoe tour

The Great Glen offers a classic canoe trip from coast to coast, following an ancient route through the Highlands that has been used since time immemorial to journey through the rugged and mountainous landscape of northern Scotland. Our adventure begins near Fort William, and for the next five days, we will paddle our way northeast along several lochs and sections of the Caledonian Canal, culminating in the famous waters of Loch Ness. This is old school journeying at a slow pace where we can take in the detail of the scenes around us. Enjoy the sound satisfaction of every mile earned by honest hard work. ACCOMMODATION On this trip, we camp at campsites along the route. We provide tents and ...Read more >
From 895 excluding flights

Isle of Mull sea kayaking vacation, Scotland

Whether you’re a first-time sea kayaker or a seasoned paddler, kayaking in Scotland should be on your bucket list. Based on the beautiful Ross of Mull peninsula, this paddling journey explores the hidden bays scattered along Mull’s coastline and the sheltered stretches of water that link them. The Hebridean island of Mull is one of the UK’s richest wildlife destinations. Its spectacular hills and coastline are home to some of Scotland’s most iconic wildlife, including eagles, porpoises and basking sharks. Midway through this trip, enjoy a unique sailing experience out to Staffa and Treshnish Isles.  You’ll enjoy private lodgings, located just less than a mile from Fionnphort. Equipped with ...Read more >
From £1,575 excluding flights

Scotland canoeing vacation in North West Highlands

This challenging wilderness trip explores one of the most pristine natural areas of Scotland. We will journey into a remote region of lochs and mountains in the Northwest of the Scottish Highlands. Some days will be spent journeying in our canoes, paddling and portaging all our boats and gear from loch to loch. On other days we will remain in the same camp and hike up to the iconic peaks that surround us by wild and rarely hiked routes.  We will enjoy an inherently flexible itinerary and plan our trip day by day as we travel, based on the conditions. This is a true wilderness trip, a long way from the nearest road or town and we are unlikely to meet other people during our adventure. At ...Read more >
From £1,075 excluding flights

River Spey canoeing vacation in Scotland

Join us for an open canoeing expedition as we paddle through Speyside in the scenic North East Highlands. This classic Scottish river trip descends the famous River Spey passing by pine forests, heather-covered hills and Scotland’s most celebrated whisky region. Starting our journey on a gentle section of the river we’ll practice different strokes and techniques as we go. The canoeing becomes more challenging as we travel downstream through several fun and exciting rapids. It is not just the character of the river which changes – the pine forests on the riverbanks take on a new character with each season. These forests are home to a diverse range of wildlife including red deer and ...Read more >
From £585 excluding flights

Sound of Arisaig kayaking trip, Scotland

Our exploration of the Sound of Arisaig is the perfect trip to sample the beauty of the West Coast and Inner Hebrides. Journeying by sea kayak, you will discover this remarkable coastal landscape with its plethora of marine wildlife and birds. The vistas are inspiring – particularly the white sand beaches of Arisaig that are set against the backdrop of the gracefully-sculpted Small Isles of Rum, Eigg and Muck and the dramatic Cuillin Mountains of the Isle of Skye. Experience remote wild camping spots on isolated beaches and on islands covered by colourful natural woodlands where you can relax after a day on the water. These relatively sheltered waters are the perfect place to enjoy an ...Read more >
From £935 excluding flights

Mountain biking vacation in Scotland

Join Wilderness Scotland for this pioneering mountain biking route across the Highlands, taking you through some of the most magnificent scenery in Europe. Starting on Scotland’s west coast, we’ll follow trails through the iconic mountain regions of Glencoe, the Monadhliath and the Cairngorms. En route, we will stay overnight in one of the most special places in the Highlands – a remote mountain hut perched on an amazing loch, deep in the wilderness. Your guides will share not only some of the country’s classic trails but also some lesser-known gems, not found in any mountain bike guide book. The awesome scenery will be matched by amazing hospitality off the bike. From wild and remote ...Read more >
From £1,795 excluding flights

Shetland Isles wildlife vacation

Join us on an unforgettable walking journey to the Shetland Isles, a little-visited archipelago of more than 100 exposed islands lying far north of the Scottish mainland, as close to Norway as they are to Scotland. People have worked the land and sea around Shetland for 5,000 years, leaving a mysterious legacy of ruined forts, ancient houses and standing stones. The islands are also rich in a diversity of wildlife, which we’ll explore on this guided tour. Huge colonies of seabirds cling to plunging cliffs. Sealife such as cetaceans and seals play in the rolling waves. On land rare flora twitch in the sea breeze while underwater vast kelp forests roll in the tide. In the company of your ...Read more >
From £1,765 excluding flights

Mull, Staffa and Iona wildlife tour in Scotland

Explore Scotland’s beautiful Inner Hebridean islands of Mull, Staffa and Iona, discovering their thriving and varied wildlife. On this vacation you will visit some of the remote islands of Scotland’s wild west coast, looking out for rare and beautiful species of wildlife while taking in the spectacular Atlantic scenery. Your guide will, of course, help you spot the wildlife, which may include white-tailed sea eagles, puffins, whales, dolphins and seals. We schedule trips throughout Spring and Summer; the time of year will determine the species we may encounter. In Spring we will see more birdlife such as puffins, with more of a focus on marine wildlife later in the Summer. Spending 2 nights ...Read more >
From £2,085 excluding flights

Autumn walking vacation in the Scottish Highlands

Explore some of the stunning glens and valleys of the Central Highlands at their most glorious time of year. Taking in incredible locations such as Glen Affric and the Great Glen, we have created and timed this trip especially to seek out the most vibrant autumn colours. This easy walking vacation lets you enjoy the dramatic Highland sights each day and enjoy a cosy fire and wonderful meals in the evenings. During October the mixed woodlands which fringe the glens turn bold shades of amber and gold, offering superb autumnal vistas to walk through and photograph. The roar of rutting stags fills the glens while you take in magnificent views through the crisp autumn air. This is a vacation which ...Read more >
From £985 excluding flights

Road cycling on Arran, Islay and Jura

This island-hopping cycle tour has all the ingredients to become a classic – quiet scenic roads, excellent accommodation, food and some of the world’s finest whisky. Throughout the week you will enjoy cycling Scottish Islands on the beautiful locations of the Isle of Arran, Islay island and the whisky island of Jura, as well as crossing the Mull of Kintyre. Explore the stunning landscapes of south-west Scotland by biking through a diverse range of islands on an unforgettable cycling vacation. These small islands were made for exploring by bike and you can expect fascinating wildlife, history and culture along the way. Journey from island to island using local ferries and to finish, a private ...Read more >
From £2,095 excluding flights

Outer Hebrides and St Kilda wildlife tour, Scotland

On this trip we will explore the Outer Hebrides far off Scotland’s west coast, discovering its abundant wildlife, including some of the rarest wildlife to be found in Scotland. Along the way, we’ll enjoy coastal and glen hikes and, weather permitting, a boat trip to the incredible archipelago of St Kilda. And on our May departure, we hope to see the spring migration of skuas to their summer breeding grounds – one of Scotland’s greatest nature events. Your knowledgeable guide will help you spot wildlife, and provide a fascinating insight into the rich tapestry of island life. You’ll look out for eagles, basking sharks, whales and dolphins, as well the rich flora of the islands found in the ...Read more >
From £1,935 excluding flights

Atlantic Coast sea kayaking vacation in Scotland

On this sea kayaking adventure, we will explore one of the finest paddling areas in the world – the Atlantic coast of the Scottish Highlands. With overnights in comfortable accommodations, we’ll take to the water on some of Scotland’s wildest, most beautiful sea lochs that lie between the Sound of Mull and the Rough Bounds. On these waters, you can expect stunning scenery, great paddling, wildlife sightings and a lot of laughs as your expert guides lead you through marine wildlife reserves, past ruined castles and gorgeous sandy beaches. This popular itinerary is based on the central section of the Scottish Sea Kayak Trail. ACCOMMODATION On this accommodation-based sea kayaking trip, we ...Read more >
From £1,475 excluding flights

Scotland coast to coast road cycling tour

The Coast to Coast cycle is a rewarding journey of 262 miles/419km traveling from Aberdeen on the east coast to Applecross in the west. Cycling across the country we’ll climb over 17,000 feet/5,180 metres, including the UK’s highest and in our opinion arguably the most challenging road climb. You will be treated to stunning scenery each day, along with an array of cultural experiences, as we visit castles, a distillery and enjoy a fantastic boat trip trip along Loch Ness. Throw in some excellent Scottish cuisine and we can ensure that the food is as much a highlight as the riding! Our expert guides will be on hand to support you every turn of the pedal. We look forward to riding beside you ...Read more >
From £1,895 excluding flights

Scottish cycling tour, North Coast 500

Ride the best sections of the North Coast 500, on a 7-day road cycling tour through the untamed beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Travel on our NC500 cycling vacation to experience a satisfying active journey – swap four wheels for two! The North Coast 500, often described as Scotland’s Route 66, take in some of Scotland’s most impressive wild places, from the mountains and lochs of Wester Ross and Assynt to the rugged sea cliffs of Sutherland. The ever-changing landscape will take your breath away, leaving you eager to get back in the saddle wanting more every day. At the end of each day, have a well-deserved rest in carefully selected accommodation, with mouth-watering local food and drink ...Read more >
From £2,075 excluding flights

Inner Hebrides autumn wildlife tour, Scotland

Join us on a journey to the beautiful Hebridean island of Islay, one of the most wildlife-rich locations on the west coast of Scotland. Home to some of the most incredible spectacles, including Barnacle Geese, which flock to Islay in their thousands each year. Here, you will experience the incredible wealth of birdlife and marine life that seek refuge in the wild places of this intriguing island. Let your guide bring this island to life with their knowledge and interpretation of behaviour so that you don’t miss a thing. Set foot on white sandy beaches, coastal trails and the endless expanses of grassland found in the famous coastal ‘machairs’ as you gain a fascinating insight into the ...Read more >
From £1,035 excluding flights

Northwest Highlands wilderness hiking vacation, Scotland

Explore the wild and beautiful regions of Assynt and Coigach in the North West Highlands. Located just to the north of Ullapool, the hills and lochs create a landscape of outstanding natural beauty. The hills have a regal and distinctive feel as they rise boldly from the moors, each peak with its own place on the otherwise loch-strewn landscape. The coastline is just as memorable, as picture-perfect sandy beaches are interspersed with rugged cliffs and sea-stacks. So unique is the structure of this landscape that it was the first area in the UK to be designated a UNESCO Geopark, which marks its geographical significance and heritage. Although many of the hills which we may climb on this ...Read more >
From £1,675 excluding flights

Scottish Borders road cycling tour

The Borders is the part of Scotland south of Edinburgh that borders England – hence the name. This part of Scotland is an under-appreciated gem of Scottish scenery, history and culture. Dotted with quaint villages and castles this area has spectacular scenery from rolling hills and lush glens to winding rivers and a beautiful coastline. Its quiet country roads mean it’s one of the best areas of Scotland to explore by bike. With one guide on the road with you and a support guide in the van, we’ll explore some of the best riding that the Scottish Borders has to offer, stopping to visit some incredible locations finishing on the beautiful east coast. ACCOMMODATION During this trip, we will ...Read more >
From £1,935 excluding flights
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