Hikes with tour excursions in less explored places with a focus on its ancient peoples is our speciality. For groups of upto 8 people your 'Mountain Leader' qualified guide will take you off the beaten track. Single day tours, with pick up from Edinburgh and Scotland's central region, will bring you to Loch Lomond & Trossachs, Argyll, Fife and Borders for a guided walk. Multi-day trips are also available into the Highlands and islands. Or create a bespoke trip for all day hill climbs or wild camping expeditions.
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.
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.
Whether your interests lie in strenuous hill-walking or a shore line stroll, Red Moon offers a luxurious floating base for visiting the most stunning locations in Skye and Lochalsh. If you like we can drop you off at one point and pick you up elsewhere at the end of the day, to relax aboard with a well-earned drink as a gourmet supper is prepared. For a walking holiday with a difference, take an holistic approach and see Skye from the sea as well as being part of the land......
Based in Fort William we are an experienced, professional mountain company. Our instructors are local with ‘mountains’ of experience, who are only too willing to give you an enjoyable and memorable time in the hills.
Our most popular days include: Walking up Ben Nevis and in Glen Coe, Isle of Skye Munro course and Torridon Munros. We also offer Intro to rock climbing in Glen Nevis and classic ridge mountaineering days. Low level walks and climbs for all the family or those looking to get a feel for the Highlands.
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.
Guided Trekking and Mountaineering Throughout the UK. Whether you are walking your first long distance trail or climbing your final munro, let us organise everything for you with: Full qualified and friendly guides, all accommodation, luggage transfer, support vehicle and a full information pack. Our Treks Include: The West Highland Way The Skye Trail The Cape Wrath Trail The Aonach Eagach Ridge The Torridon Giants Trek (Scrambling week in Torridon) And Many More.
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
The mountain guides at Torridon Activities offer a unique and personal guiding service. With unique local knowledge of the Torridon area, including Liathach, Beinn Alligin and Beinn Eighe, 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.
Cruise remote islands and sea lochs to reach idyllic coastlines in the best possible way – from the sea. Our daily shore trips are always accompanied by a specialist Wildlife Guide who knows the best opportunities for exploring onshore. Walks range from a stroll along a beach or a one-way coastal ramble to a challenging hike up a hill to get spectacular views, with walking options for all abilities. Return to the ship for tales to be told over gourmet food and perhaps a dram to end a perfect day.
On High Hills is run by Jonty Mills, a friendly, experienced and qualified guide. Jonty holds the UIMLA International Mountain Leader, and UK Mountaineering Instructor (MIA) awards-these are the highest qualifications for worldwide trekking, and UK scrambling and rock-climbing. He is also a UK Winter Mountain Leader. Our base is the Cairngorms, but we offer guiding throughout the Highlands. We also run skills courses, including those for mountain navigation, rock-climbing and winter hill-walking. Get in touch to start planning your next adventure!
Alpine Exploratory is a small company based in Edinburgh. We offer the West Highland Way and the Great Glen Way, among our walking holidays here, in the Alps and in Norway.
We produce our own routecards and recce the routes, so as to give a unique service of information. We call this the Exploratory system. Join us for self-guided or guided trips on any dates in our season. We place great importance on a friendly and flexible service.
Based in Fort William, we pride ourselves in offering an unforgettable experience in the Highlands.
Professional guiding on: Ben Nevis including CMD Arete, Ledge Route and the classic Tower Ridge! - Scrambling in Glencoe - the famous Aonach Eagach & Curved Ridge. The mighty Skye Cuillin ranging from the Munros to the Cuillin Ridge traverse. Winter Skills and Mountain days in Lochaber and beyond. Run by Dave Anderson, who holds the Mountaineering Instructors Award and Winter Mountain Leader but more importantly is experienced, super-friendly, and extremely enthusiastic about the mountains!
Based in Aviemore, surrounded by the spectacular mountains of the Cairngorms. Gary Hodgson has been running Tarmachan Mountaineering for over 15 years. Specialising in small groups and individual tuition for winter skills, navigation courses, guided hillwalking, wildlife walks & mountain biking trips through out The Highlands. For something further afield I also run trekking holidays in the Alps. Gary is a highly experienced, fully qualified and passionate mountaineer with many years of working with people of all ages and abilities. I can provide tailor made courses and days out to suit your requirements and free time through out the year.
Welcome to Highland Yaks! Providing your Adventure Transport and logistic needs, whatever they may be. We are based in Aviemore, the adventure heart of the Cairngorms National Park and aim to make all your transport logistics as easy as possible. With a well equipped van and appropriate trailer (if needed), along with professional, friendly and courteous drivers, your Highland Yaks adventure is waiting for you.
Since 1996 Contours Walking Holidays have specialised in providing self-guided walking holidays, short breaks and weekends in Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland. We look after everything to ensure you have a relaxing, worry-free walk - welcoming accommodation, door-to-door luggage transfer, comprehensive tour dossier, guidebooks, maps and emergency support. Our Scotland walking trails include the West Highland Way, Great Glen Way, Rob Roy Way, Kintyre Way, Arran Coastal Way, St Cuthbert's Way, Borders Abbeys Way, John Muir Way, Fife Coastal Path, Cateran Trail, East Highland Way, Speyside Way and Ayrshire Coastal Path.
The North West Highlands boasts some of the best scenery anywhere in Scotland. Let our local and experienced guides show you the best the landscape has to offer, from sea kayaking to multi-pitch rock climbing we've got it covered. So why not book with us for a more relaxed holiday.
Discover, learn, adventure or qualify with Scotland's National Outdoor Training Centre. Develop Hill & Mountain and navigation skills, or join us in Skye, for the famous Cuillin Munros, the Assynt hills, or wild camping in the Cairngorms. We also offer mountaineering, scrambling and climbing courses.
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
I love Scotland. I love exploring the beautiful mountains & glens of the Scottish Highlands. I love meeting people and sharing my passion. I decided to combine this energy into creating a small friendly guiding company. I offer a highly personalized private and bespoke guiding service for individuals or groups at an affordable price. So whether you want to hike the highest mountains, tackle one of my challenges, backpack through the mountains or just go for a wee walk with the family I have something for you.
Our aim is to provide you with world class experience and memories that, we hope, will make your eyes sparkle and grin grow for years to come. Whether its scrambling above the clouds on the airy peaks of Skye, paddling into the majestic expanse of Knoydart to tackle the Munros or a relaxing walk through the Cairngorms Our passion is in sharing our knowledge and helping you discover for yourself just how much adventure and beauty Scotland has to offer, after all,"though she be little, she is fierce!"
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.
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.
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.
Qualified Climbing, Hill Walking and Mountaineering Instruction. Based at the foot of Glen Shiel, with 23 Munros in our 'back-yard' and a further 50+ within an hour's drive, we offer bespoke: Guided Summer and Winter Hill Walking, Mountain Navigation Skills tuition, Winter Hill Skills tuition and Single-pitch Rock Climbing.
The most important person is you, the Client. Whatever your ambitions on the hill or crag, with over 40 years’ experience of mountaineering and rock climbing tuition, we can help you achieve them. Please see our website for full details.
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. Combine a walking trip with spectacular scenery and explore 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.
Have some fun and learn about hillwalking, scrambling, practical winter skills, backpacking and wild camping, all of this, anywhere in Scotland. Just some of the activities that our experienced, qualified, insured guides offer. A day on Ben Nevis or a low-level walk around Perthshire are all equally as fulfilling with Kingdom Guides. It's your day, let us make it memorable. Unsupported walks of the Great Trails are a speciality such as the Skye Trail, the Cape Wrath Trail or a trip on some of the many other drove roads and trails.
Whether you are a gnarly mountaineer, a 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.
Let an award-winning tour operator like Hillwalk Tours organise your West Highland Way hike for you. With everything from baggage transfers to accommodation and detailed route notes already sorted for you, all you have to do is worry about relaxing and enjoying your walk. With routes across Ireland, Scotland and England for all levels, there's sure to be something for everyone at Hillwalk Tours.
Self-Guided Walking Holidays - with 20 years' experience in the business, over 400 accommodation providers on register and excellent baggage handling services, let EasyWays arrange your walking holiday in Scotland. Explore the wonderful scenery at your own pace and enjoy the unique hospitality, culture, food (and whisky) in the company of like-minded people from all over the world. Our walking packages offer all main routes, including the iconic West Highland Way and mystic Isle of Skye, plus the added option to extend with a city break in Edinburgh or Glasgow.
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.
Nic Bullivant guided in the Cairngorms as Head Ranger at Cairngorm for 20 years and now brings his love of Skye, Kintail and Torridon to guiding in the west. Expeditions can be high or low level, depending on the weather and what you prefer. Adventures with a Kelly storm kettle are also a feature of Nic's work. Nic has Summer and Winter ML qualifications, and if you are an ML candidate can support you in leading your own QMDs. His Walkmondays are a feature of 2018's Skye Festival.
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.
Since we started C-N-Do Scotland in 1984, thousands of walkers have experienced something special on our range of Independent walking holidays & Guided walking holidays in Scotland. You say our walking guides and back up team are the best - low key but professional, fun but informative, always helping you to achieve your ambitions & beyond.
We offer a wide selection of guided or self-guided walking holidays, including Highlands and Islands, the best Scottish long distance trails, and wilderness backpacking. Learn skills for the hills on our outdoor courses including winter skills and navigation.
Cairngorm Treks provides bespoke Mountain Guiding for Single Day Walks and Multi Day Lightweight Trekking, with Wild Camping experiences, in the stunning Cairngorms National Park and surrounding areas. Our Multi Day Treks are equipped with top quality, extra lightweight gear. High mountains, lower glens, single or multi day, we only work with small groups - maximum 6.
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 Speciality Treks and Expeditions. Adventure is waiting...
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. Single occupancy is available. The best part of holidaying with us is there is no daily packing and unpacking as your barge accommodation moves with you. Other holiday options are also available.
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.
For local walking guides choose an area below:
|Isle of Skye guides|
|Isle of Mull guides|
|Small Isles, Coll and Tiree 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|
|Fife and Stirling activities and holidays|
|Lothian guides and activities|
|Scottish Borders activities and holidays|