Qualified Climbing, Hill Walking and Mountaineering Instruction. Based at the foot of Glen Shiel - with over 20 Munros and 10 Corbetts in our 'back yard' and a further 50+ Munros within an hour's drive - and operating throughout the Highlands, we offer bespoke:
Summer and Winter Guided Hill Walking; Navigation and Winter Skills Tuition; Guided Expeditions into the remote hills of Knoydart, Fisherfield and Glen Affric; Introductory Rock Climbing Sessions and Rock Climbing Skills Tuition. Please see our website for full details.
Up and Doon Guided Walks specialises in unique and personalised walks and hikes with small groups guaranteed (max 6). At an affordable price for individuals,families and groups of friends.
We have guided walks and hikes for everyone. From gentle valley walks to more challenging mountain hikes and expeditions. Our guides are all friendly, qualified and experienced and will look after you on your journey in the Highlands of Scotland.
Join us our walking holidays to wild, remote and beautiful places in the Scottish Highlands & Islands. Our small group tours offer a personal and diverse experience of Scotland exploring magnificent landscapes, spotting wildlife, relaxing over a delicious picnic, catching a boat to a magic island, connecting you with Scottish folk, culture and history. We guide you with warm hospitality, expert care, experience, flexibility and lots of enthusiasm.
Enjoy an exhilarating Scottish outdoor experience and perfect holiday - relaxing, fun, interesting and full of treats.
We offer qualified and professional guiding in the mountains and hills of Scotland throughout the year, of varying length and challenge - anything from short low-level day walks through to more challenging multi-day trips. In addition to our advertised walks, we are able to put together tailor-made walking trips to suit your requirements. Have a look at our pages for more information, and if you have a question, just give us a phone - we will do our best to help.
We are specialists in tailor-made independent walking holidays in Scotland. We offer self-guided walking packages on some of the finest and most spectacular long distance walks in the world as well as centre based walking holidays in the majestic Highlands and Islands. We have carefully selected our holidays to follow the best walking routes and we can tailor your holiday to suit your specific individual needs. Our holidays are ideal for anyone seeking to combine a walking trip with spectacular scenery and allow you to explore our beautiful countryside at your own pace. Our long distance walking packages include the West Highland Way, Great Glen Way, Rob Roy Way, Speyside Way, Kintyre Way, St Cuthbert's Way and Arran Coastal Way. We also offer centre-based packages in the Cairngorms, Wester Ross, Isle of Skye and the Orkney Isles.
Richard 'Paddy' McGuire was brought up on Skye and has been guiding since 1995. He holds Summer and Winter Mountain Leader certificates, is First Aid qualified and has been a member of the local Mountain Rescue team since 1991. Courses and private guiding cover the Skye Munros, Cuillin scrambling, introductory rock climbing instruction, winter skills training, winter mountaineering, navigation and various other outdoor activities. Although specialising in the Cuillin of Skye guiding is also available throughout Scotland or further afield if required.
Whether you are a gnarly mountaineer, foot weary walker off the West Highland Way or group of friends looking for an amazing day out - everyone is welcome at Ice Factor. Today, we are one of the biggest Outdoor Mountaineering Course Providers in the UK. Part of our giant indoor (partly frozen) toy box includes the world's biggest indoor ice climbing wall, the UK's highest/articulated overhanging rock climbing wall, bouldering area aerial adventure course and much more. Open 7 days a week, we are a dedicated teaching and instruction facility.
Walk the Great Glen Way whilst staying aboard one of our large and comfortable barges as it makes its way through the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness. Cross from coast to coast through spectacular Highland scenery. This 7 day holiday offers excellent value, includes freshly prepared food, twin ensuite cabins and a qualified guide. Our barges means no packing each day as the barge moves with you. The perfect place to relax after a day's walking. In addition to our popular Walk the Great Glen week, we offer endless opportunities for walking, mountain biking, canoeing, sailing or windsurfing whilst cruising the Great Glen.
We offer a variety of adventures including long distance trails, multi activity days, hill walking experiences from one day to multi day trips in the Scottish mountains as well as tailor made packages to suit your needs. We aim to promote the beauty of the Scottish countryside environment whilst giving you an inspiring experience with fully qualified guides. Our ethos is to leave you with unforgettable memories by running our trips in an informative, alternative and ultimately friendly and informal way! We are also open to any special requests.
What better way to enjoy the beautiful Highland terrain than with a first hand adventure? Whatever your age or skill level, be it novice or rugged adventurer we will create the ideal experience for you.
Highland Adventures is run by outdoor enthusiast Ken Keith who has spent over 35 years climbing and walking in the Scottish Highlands. Rock Climbing, Ridge Walking, Abseiling, Hill Walking, Wild Camping, Loch Fishing, Navigation Skills and Taster Days can all be tailored to suit you at locations across the Highlands including Skye, Ullapool and the North West Highlands.
Outdoor First Aid Limited is a specialist first aid training company. Come on one of our courses and find out how to look after your friends if you have an accident in the mountains. We run courses for the public to attend across Scotland or we can come to your venue if you have a group or club. Cory Jones our Director is a qualified and experienced instructor. With over 25 years leading groups in the outdoor and is a holder of the International Mountain Leader Award.
Based in Aviemore, surrounded by the spectacular mountains of the Cairngorms. Gary Hodgson runs Tarmachan Mountaineering specialising in small groups and individual tuition for winter skills, navigation courses, guided hillwalking and new for 2014, mountain biking holidays and day trips. For something further afield I also run trekking holidays in the Alps. Gary is a highly experienced, qualified and passionate mountaineer with many years experience working with people of all ages and abilities. I can provide tailor made courses and holidays to suit your requirements and free time through out the year.
North-West Frontiers has been offering quality and unique small-group walking holidays in the wild and beautiful Scottish Highlands and Islands since 1986. A walking holiday with North-West Frontiers is a journey through the history, culture and nature that shaped the Highlands and Islands.
Our trips are led by friendly, knowledgeable professional guides and with 25 years' experience in the region and we can claim an unrivalled reputation for organising your specialist small-group walking adventure. Come and explore this with us and see why people return time and time again.
Hike Scotland offer small group or private customised hiking vacations. Our experienced local guides will lead you on awe-inspiring journeys through Scotland's finest landscapes, enjoying the hospitality of some of Scotland's finest rural retreats and country hotels, where all your needs are catered for and included in the cost of your Tour.
Explore the magic of the Outer Hebrides along 130 miles of Scotland's most stunning archipelago; traverse the Isle of Skye, boasting it's majestic scenery; or shimmering Loch Lomond through the West Highlands to beautiful, brooding Glencoe
Here at Atlas Mountaineering we are dedicated to bringing you the highest possible quality service, assuring that you get the most out of your trip, whether you want to try rock climbing for the first time or summit the highest mountain in the UK.
GA Highland Walks provides a top-quality, personalised guiding service to ensure that you get the most from your Scottish walking experience. I cover the entire spectrum from gentler, low-level outings to full mountain days and will tailor a flexible single- or multi-day itinerary to match your abilities, ambitions and interests. Whatever you choose, you will be in the hands of a skilled, friendly guide who loves to share his passion for, and extensive knowledge of, the Highland landscape.
Hidden Hebrides is an island based company offering unique walking experiences in one of the world's most spectacular locations. Our walking holidays and day tours on the Outer Hebrides allow you to explore the landscape, culture and wildlife of these fabulous islands on foot and at your own pace, in the company of a qualified Mountain Leader with over 20 years Highland & Island guiding experience. Our tours are friendly and relaxed, with plenty of time for enjoying the amazing views. Rushing around, after all, is hardly the Hebridean way ...
Skye Guides provide professional mountain guiding and climbing instruction in the Cuillin. We specialise in private guiding and cater for all levels of ability and experience. Guides are available all year round for individual days or dedicated courses. Established in 1995, we have a reputation for providing safe and inspiring outings for our clients.
The Black Cuillin of Skye is a complete mountain range compacted into a remarkably small area on one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Jagged rocky ridges drop straight to the beautiful Hebridean Sea to create the only alpine environment in Britain. There is strong tradition of Cuillin guiding dating back to the early 1800s.
Based in Fort William, in the centre of the Outdoor capital, we are perfectly placed for all your guiding and instructional needs. We offer walking, scrambling, climbing and winter courses around the Ben Nevis and Glencoe area. During the summer months we are also available for guiding on the Skye Cuillin, from the Munros to complete ridge traverses.
Cairngorm Treks provides bespoke Mountain Guiding for Single Day Walks and Multiday Lightweight Trekking, with Wild Camping experiences, in the stunning Cairngorms National Park and surrounding areas. Our Multiday Treks are fully equipped with top quality, extra lightweight gear. Whether in the high mountains or lower glens, Single or Multiday, we only work with small groups. Whatever your ability, we design your outdoor experience completely to your needs with professional, informed and friendly guidance based on over 20 years experience. We also offer a number of Speciality Treks and Expeditions. Adventure is waiting...
On High Hills is run by Jonty Mills, a qualified summer Mountain Leader. I specialise in helping you to enjoy the magical mountains of the Cairngorms National Park, whether you want to scale the Munros, trek the classic routes through the glens or just enjoy the peace and beauty of the forests. I can also run navigation courses for individuals or groups, whether you're looking to learn the basics, or want to take the next step towards confident mountain navigation.
Contours Walking Holidays are the specialists in self-guided walking holidays in Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland. Whether you want to walk from coast to coast across England, follow in the footsteps of Roman Legionnaires along Hadrian's Wall or explore the magnificent mountains, heather-clad hills, remote glens and sparkling lochs of Scotland, our hiking tours have so much to offer. Trails include the West Highland Way, Great Glen Way, Fife Coastal Path, Speyside Way, Rob Roy Way, Arran Coastal Way, Cateran Trail, St Cuthbert's Way and many more!
About Argyll Walking Holidays offers walking holidays, hiking tours and bespoke private guided hiking trips in beautiful but undiscovered parts of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. We explore the hills, the lochs, boundless seascapes and islands. During the walks you can enjoy historical, natural or geological themes, the solitude of secret places and the pure pleasure of walking. You will hike in a small international group and our well-qualified, well-informed and enthusiastic guide will look after you. Accommodation is in comfortable B&Bs or hotels. All our holidays start and end in Glasgow.
Want to walk the wild areas? Want to experience the Highlands up close and personal? Want to hike the Lairig Ghru? Mix some hiking with some culture - visit a distillery, spot a pine marten or a red squirrel, see Nessie, try your hand at some weaving? Book a trip with Scot Mountain Holidays. We'll even guarantee your departure on an all-inclusive holiday and offer you single occupancy at our home base free of charge.
Try your hand at new skills under Andy's expert guidance in the Cairngorms National Park.
Snowgoose Mountain Centre is based near Fort William, 4 miles from Ben Nevis at the SW end of the Caledonian Canal. We offer a unique combination of quality mountain skills instruction courses, holidays and private guiding in summer & winter with John Cuthbertson who holds professional mountaineering qualifications with over 40 years active experience in the mountains world wide. We offer a wide range of mountain & water based courses from the total hill walking novice to the more advanced winter mountain skills for those wishing to extend their mountain skills into three or four seasons - along with canoeing, kayaking, sailing & expeditions
Based in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, we pride ourselves in offering a unique and unforgettable experience in the Scottish Highlands. From guiding on Ben Nevis and the Munros in Summer and Winter, to Hills Skills courses and Rock Climbing. We offer Winter Skills and Winter Mountain days in the stunning Lochaber area and beyond. Run by Dave Anderson, who holds the SPA, Summer and Winter Mountain Leader Awards but more importantly is experienced, super friendly, and extremely enthusiastic about the Scottish Mountains! Adventure Awaits!
George Yeomans has been specialising in providing quality mountain leading on the Cuillin Munros and in other areas of the Scottish Highlands since 1996. He also leads all the Skye based mountain activity holidays organised by the SYHA. George is a qualified Outdoor Education teacher and Bushcraft Instructor; holds the Summer, Winter and International Mountain Leader Awards and is a trainer/assessor for the National Navigation Award Scheme. He has been a member of the Skye Mountain Rescue team since 1995 and has a great interest in local natural history.
Experience a real Skye adventure with us. Climb mountains, follow ridges and rivers towards amazing coastlines, swim in the sea. We are friendly local guides who have the knowledge, qualifications and skills to give you the freedom to explore a different side of Skye. Whether you want to bag a few Munros, climb on stunning sea cliffs, traverse the Cuillin ridge, or go gorge walking and coasteering, we can provide an unforgettable experience - and some good craic along the way.
Torridon Activities guides offer a unique and personal guiding service. With unique local knowledge of the Torridon area and extensive experience of guiding across the rest of Scotland our fully qualified Summer and Winter Mountain Leaders will guide you safely and professional on any hill. We also offer packages and tailor made courses for those who are either looking for their first introduction to the hills or for those who are looking to take the next step in their adventures.
From your first enquiry to your last step off the hill we offer a professional service that puts your enjoyment and safety as top priority. Based in Fort William we offer more than just a guiding service, we add a rewarding, memorable experience to enhance your trip.
Whether it's winter skills, an ascent of Ben Nevis or an evening abseil in Glen Nevis. Our instructors are friendly, highly experienced, technically qualified and knowledgeable in the mountain environment.
We provide a range of 'wilderness' based journeys for adults who want to explore change or just want a space to stop and reflect. Our journeys range from 4 to 6 days and involve both walking and sailing. We're not about team building or adrenaline sports. We're much more about stopping, taking some space and having time to reflect.
Journeys take place on The Isle of Mull which provides rugged coastline, high mountains, fantastic sailing and outstanding wildlife. Check our website for more details.
Each winter Jagged Globe offers Scottish Winter Courses in the Western Highlands. Based near Glencoe, these cover a wide range of instruction, from introductory winter walking to high standard snow, ice and mixed climbing. The unique combination of weather and terrain makes for an unparalleled, challenging mountain experience. Our Scottish Winter Courses are designed to provide you with the skills to venture into the mountains more confidently on your own, tackle a more challenging climbing course, or join an expedition or tough trek. In addition, Jagged Globe organises expeditions and treks on all seven continents.
I offer guided walks and photography workshops on the Isle of Skye, exploring and capturing some of the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the UK. A huge choice of mountain or coastal walks and a wealth of local knowledge of the island and its natural history.
I also offer one on one and group photography workshops. No matter how experienced you are or what camera you have, you can get great photos. Each workshop is tailor made to suit you and can also be combined with a guided walk.
For local walking guides choose an area below:
|Isle of Skye guides|
|Isle of Mull guides|
|Kintail and Lochalsh guides|
|Loch Ness & Glen Affric guides|
|Fort William, Glencoe guides|
|Argyll and Oban guides|
|Loch Lomond and the Trossachs guides|
|Torridon & Gairloch guides and activities|
|Kintail & Lochalsh guides|
|Ullapool and Assynt guides|
|Perthshire guides and activities|
|Outer Hebrides activities and holidays|
|Orkney activities and holidays|
|Lothian guides and activities|