Walking holidays in Scotland

Below is a selection of hand-picked, self-guided and guided walking holidays in Scotland. All these holidays are organised by local, independent walking holiday companies. They intimately know their respective areas and look forward to help organise your walking holiday in Scotland.
  • A beautiful view of Cullin mountains, Isle of SkyePhoto by Frank Pickavant | CC BY-ND 2.0
  • Beautiful white beachPhoto by Frank Pickavant | CC BY-ND 2.0
  • Green old forest sun comming through the treesPhoto by Karsten Berlin | CC BY-ND 2.0
  • Landslip through all the landscapePhoto by Chris Golightly | CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
  • A view of a massive rock formation from beneathPhoto by Moyan Brenn | CC BY 2.0
  • Beautiful landscape in the Scottish highlandsPhoto by Moyan Brenn | CC BY 2.0
  • A man walking on the Roof of the world in ScotlandPhoto by Moyan Brenn | CC BY 2.0
  • Beautiful landscape of mountains and a river in the distancePhoto by mendhak | CC BY-SA 2.0
  • Castle on rocks above the seaPhoto by Moyan Brenn | CC BY 2.0

Map of walking holidays in Scotland

Outline of the Shetland Islands North of Scotland. Handdrawn geographical map of Scotland.

Self-guided walking holidays in Scotland

Discover the West Highland Way

  • Walking a trail
  • Luggage transport included
  • Multiple accommodations
  • Self-guided walking holiday
Follow the most famous walking route in Scotland
PEak along the West Highland Way

A six to nine day trek along one of Scotland's premier walking routes. Walk through a variety of landscapes, from rolling countryside to remote, wide open spaces and stunning mountain ranges. A very well signposted trail, with well-maintained paths and tracks throughout. Accommodation and luggage transfers all included.

From £ 365.- / 6 days

Price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Guided walking holidays in Scotland

Trossachs Trails

  • Dogs welcome
  • One accommodation
  • Guided walking holiday
Scotland's stunning west coast
Lake in a valley

This walking holiday allows ramblers of all levels traverse the stunning west coast of Scotland, which hosts such wonders as Loch Lomond, Queen Elizabeth Forrest Park, Lake of Menteith, and many more.

From £ 499.- / 6 days

Price per person

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Hebridean Island Adventure

  • Luggage transport included
  • Multiple accommodations
  • Guided walking holiday
Scotland's wild and magical Atlantic Coast
Vertical rocks and a beach with deep blue waters

This versatile trip to the Inner Hebrides offers stunning outdoor experiences, a day with an expert wildlife guide on the Isle of Mull, an awesome boat trip to a Puffin colony and unexpected cultural delights.

From £ 1145.- / 7 days

Price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Highlands & Isle of Skye

  • GPS tracks available
  • Luggage transport included
  • Multiple accommodations
  • Guided walking holiday
Explore the western seaboard of the Scottish Highlands
A castle in the middle of a lake

During this walking holiday you will have the chance to explore the Scottish Highlands and the Isle of Skye. The land offers a great range of diverse landscapes for superb hiking between mountains and the sea surrounded by white beaches, green islands, peaks and waterfalls.

From £ 1195.- / 7 days

Price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Wilderness Walking - The Isle of Skye

  • Multiple accommodations
  • Guided walking holiday
Explore the spectacular landscapes on the Isle of Skye

Enjoy some of the best hiking in Scotland, if not the world as you explore the north, south, east and west of Skye on a series of hikes. You will explore this spectacular place through a number of beautiful hikes, taking in the rich scenery and fascinating history of the island.

From £ 1,495.- / 7 days

Price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Luxury Walking-Sutherland: Great Wild North

  • Multiple accommodations
  • Guided walking holiday
Explore the spectacular landscapes of the Northern Highlands

Hike along gorgeous coastlines; discover forests and waterfalls; drink in mountain panoramas and connect with culture and wildlife on this all inclusive luxury walking tour. Experience how the landscapes changes as we hike on the east coast before traversing Scotland to discover the rugged west coast and mountains.

From £ 2,295.- / 7 days

Price per person based on 2 people sharing

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Walking holidays in Scotland

For a true sense of wilderness and grandeur of landscape, Scotland is hard to beat as a walking holiday destination. Each year many people explore the Scottish trails and footpaths, and discover the rich cultural and natural heritage the country has to offer.

View on the Southern Uplands. View on rugged mountain landscape with lochs in Scotland. View on early spring landscape in Scotland with snow patches and a mountain in the distance.

Varied Scotland walking

Very well known are of course the Scottish National parks, such as the Cairngorms and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, but also the coast and islands attract thousands and thousands of enthusiastic walkers each year. Famous are also the Scottish long-distance walks such as the West Highland Way, the Great Glen Way and the Southern Upland Way.

Scotland walking holidays with local businesses

We have the pleasure to present you with a varied selection of walking holidays in Scotland, all offered by small independent businesses. There are both guided and self-guided walking holidays in Scotland.

We wish you a great time exploring Scotland on foot, and would love to hear your experiences on your walking holiday in Scotland. Photos also welcome of course! Please contact us through feedback@walkingholidayinfo.co.uk.

For more information on walking and walking holidays in Scotland, see our article walking in Scotland.

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Scotland

Capital: Edinburgh

Area: 30,414 sq. miles, about a third of the area of the UK

Population: 5.2 million

Currency: Pound

More info on Scotland:

Scotland on Wikipedia

What is walking in Scotland like?

Dramatic moorland landscapes and stunning mountains, beautiful lakes and endless open space. Scotland is ideal territory for an exhilarating walking holiday.

Visit one of the Scotland's many national parks, or walk on one of the islands.

Also the long-distance footpaths such as the West Highland Way are very popular for a Scotland walking holiday.

For more information about walking in Scotland, see our article walking in Scotland.



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