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    Scotland Hiking Tours

    Scotland hiking tours offer access to diverse landscapes, from the rugged Highlands to serene lochs and coastal paths. Rich cultural experiences, hearty cuisine, and well-marked trails make hiking tours in Scotland the perfect blend of adventure and immersion. Explore ancient castles, majestic vistas, and delve into the local Scottish way of life on these unforgettable Scotland hiking tours.

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      Open details for Great Glen Way Walking Tour

      Scotland

      Great Glen Way Walking Tour

      Opened in April 2002, this long-distance walking trail travels right through the very heart of Scotland. From Fort William to Inverness, you’ll discover the highlights that make this area such a magnet for walkers. Pass by the foot of Ben Nevis (1344m), the highest mountain in the UK. Follow undulating forest tracks along the shores of Loch Ness and walk through a mixture of farmland, exposed high moorlands and woodland as you make your way to the capital of the Highlands, Inverness. Along the route you will also encounter the forts and castles scattered along the way that lay witness to Scotland’s turbulent past, from the Iron Age to the Jacobite Rebellion led by Bonnie Prince Charlie who was finally defeated at the Battle of Culloden.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Mar-Oct
      8 days from $875USDDetails
      Open details for Scottish Walking & Whisky Tour

      Scotland

      Scottish Walking & Whisky Tour

      What is more Scottish than whisky and walking the beautiful countryside. This self-guided tour allows you to visit and tour some of the best distilleries in all of Scotland, while also walking the local countryside, gaining an appreciation for the environment these whiskies are from. And not trip to Scotland is complete without touring Islay and their famous and distinctive malts.

      Gastronomy
      Self-Guided
      Jan-Dec
      8 days from $1,225USDDetails
      Open details for Self-guided 8-day West Highland Way Trek

      Scotland

      Self-guided 8-day West Highland Way Trek

      This tour follows most of the 92-mile national long distance trail of the same name through the southwestern part of the Scottish Highlands. It is claimed by some to be the most popular long distance trail in the British Isles. Starting at the village of Drymen just outside Glasgow, it includes Loch Lomond, valley routes through the mountains round Crianlarich and open heather moorland across the Rannoch Moor wilderness area. It passes close to sombre Glencoe, famed for its massacre of the MacDonald Clan, and finishes at Fort William near the foot of Ben Nevis (Britain’s highest peak, which can be readily ascended by experienced clients if they choose to spend an extra day).

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Mar-Oct
      8 days from $1,350USDDetails
      Open details for West Highland Way and Ben Nevis Walking Tour

      Scotland

      West Highland Way and Ben Nevis Walking Tour

      The West Highland Way is one of the premier walks in all the UK. This self-guided walking tour along the West Highland Way allows you to walk through some of Scotland’s best scenery.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      May-Oct
      10 days from $1,550USDDetails
      Open details for North Highland Way, Orkney and Cape Wrath

      Scotland

      North Highland Way, Orkney and Cape Wrath

      The North Highland Way is a beautiful walking tour that takes you to the top of the Scottish Mainland. This self-guided walking tour allows you to enjoy the great walking in this remote part of Scotland.

      Trekking
      Self-Guided
      Jan-Dec
      8 days from $1,650USDDetails
      Open details for John Muir Way Walking Tour

      Scotland

      John Muir Way Walking Tour

      Opened in 2014, this long distance walking trail honours Sir John Muir, the famous conservationist whose legacy includes the Sierra Club and Yosemite National Park in the USA. It forms a Scottish Coast to Coast from Helensburgh in the west, through the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park (the first one in Scotland) to finish in his birthplace of Dunbar.

      Walking
      Self-Guided
      Mar-Oct
      12 days from $1,895USDDetails
      Open details for Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour

      Scotland

      Glencoe and the Highlands Walking Tour

      Join this Guided Walking Tour in the Scottish Highlands and experience some of the best scenery in all of Scotland.

      Trekking
      Guided
      May-Sep
      7 days from $3,450USDDetails
      Open details for West Highland Way Walking Tour

      Scotland

      West Highland Way Walking Tour

      Scotland’s West Highland Way is one of the premier long-distance paths in all of Europe. Combining stunning highland views, charming villages and friendly locals, the West Highland Way is a perfect way to discover some of the best of Scotland.

      Trekking
      Guided
      Jul-Sep
      8 days from $3,725USDDetails
      Open details for National Parks of the UK Walking Tour

      Southern England

      National Parks of the UK Walking Tour

      What better way to explore walking in the UK then this guided walking tour, that takes in walking trails in four of the best National Parks in the UK.

      Walking
      Guided
      Apr-May, Aug-Sep
      10 days from $4,550USDDetails

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      Scotland General Information

      Where to go trekking in Scotland

      There are plenty of options if you want to go trekking in Scotland, from hiking through the dramatic landscapes of the Cairngorms to trekking the iconic West Highland Way. Other adventures will take you trekking in the Isle of Skye, hiking in the Trossachs, or exploring the remote Orkney Islands. The possibilities are endless!

      Why is Scotland great for trekking?

      Scotland is a great trekking destination due to its diverse landscapes, iconic routes like the West Highland Way, and rich cultural heritage. From the rugged Highlands to charming villages, the well-maintained trails and friendly locals make trekking in Scotland an accessible adventure for all travelers.

      When to trek in Scotland

      When to trek in Scotland depends on your preference for weather and crowds. Optimal trekking times are late spring (May-June) and early autumn (Sept-Oct) for mild weather and fewer visitors. Summer offers longer daylight hours but can be busier, while winter provides solitude but requires careful planning for weather conditions.

      Top 5 Treks in Scotland

      1. West Highland Way: Traverse through the stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, starting from Milngavie near Drymen and ending in Fort William.
      2. Isle of Skye Trail: Explore the rugged beauty of the Isle of Skye, trekking through iconic landmarks like the Quiraing and the Old Man of Storr.
      3. Great Glen Way: Follow the path along the Great Glen Fault, journeying from Fort William to Inverness, passing by Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal.
      4. Cairngorms National Park trails: Discover the vast wilderness of the Cairngorms, trekking through ancient forests, alongside sparkling lochs, and beneath towering peaks.
      5. Rob Roy Way: Trace the footsteps of the legendary Scottish outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor, wandering through the Trossachs and the southern Highlands.

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