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Walking in England and Scotland

Why England & Scotland

Our expert guides enrich your walking experience with ready wit, local anecdotes, folk- lore, historical talks and a unique perspective on the breathtaking scenery stretched out before you. You’ll stay in beautiful, carefully selected hotels, inns and B&Bs where you’ll be treated to delicious meals and every trip detail is anticipated and taken care of for you. 

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Walking Vacations in England

For over 25 years we have specialized and excelled in providing walking and hiking tours of some of the most spectacular and idyllic countrysides of Scotland and England. Our hiking vacations in England are in the exquisite Lake District and the charming Cotswolds. In Scotland we ramble through the Highlands and the islands off the northwest coast.

On Lake District walking and hiking tours, walking trips in the Cotswolds and walking and hiking vacations in Scotland's Highlands and on the Isles of Skye, Harris & Lewis in the Hebrides, and in Ireland our local guides are unsurpassed in experience, knowledge and congeniality—and in the earnest desire to ensure that your walking and hiking trip meets, and exceeds, your expectations.

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England’s Lake District

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Scotland: Western Highlands and the Isle of Skye

The Scottish Highlands—a vast land of raw beauty and rugged mountains, unspoiled wilderness and majestic scenery. Explore the history, Celtic folk tales, drama, and romance amongst the sparkling lochs, heather-clad hills and moody mountains of this ancient land.

On this itinerary you will spend 4 nights in the Highlands and 3 nights on the Isle of Skye, an island with a thousand magnificent sea and mountain views. While walking and hiking across this dramatic landscape with our local guide, you will enjoy these highlights:

Views of Ben Nevis- Britain's highest mountain

The Glenelg-Kylerhea ferry - the last manually operated turntable ferry in Scotland

Gairloch- Highland coastal village steeped in history with magnificent views 

Inverewe Gardens - world-renowned tropical gardens created by Osgood Mackenzie in the 1870’s 

Gruinard Bay with its rocky coves and pink sand 

Dunvegan Castle - oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland and ancestral home of the Chiefs of Macleod

Eilean Donan- one of the most iconic images in Scotland, surrounded by majestic scenery

Black Cuillin Mountains - the most spectacular mountain range in Britain

Our first base on the Isle of Skye includes a boat trip and walk to experience what is perhaps Britain's most dramatic and rugged landscape. Walks cover 3 to 9 miles daily, with ascents up to 1000’. The second base is the coastal town of Gairloch, which offers the outdoor visitor a unique blend of wilderness walking, remote communities steeped in Celtic and Norse history, with comfortable lodging and fine food.

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About England and Scotland

Putting your boots on the ground with one of our Lake District guided walking trips will invigorate you with the fresh mountain air, peaceful waters, emerald meadows dotted with sheep, and heather-clad hillsides. You are guided on these scheduled small group tours through robust walks and hikes through a picturesque land.  

In the north and west of Scotland lie the moody mountains of the Highlands, Celtic mists and legends, heather-clad hills and sparkling lochs, and a unique mixture of scenic splendor and profound tranquility. Ramblers walking and hiking vacations in Scotland come in two itineraries—exploring the rugged beauty of the western Highlands including the Isle of Skye, and a hiking tour of the Scottish Highlands and the Outer Hebridean Isle of Lewis.

The Hebrides are a myriad of magical islands which beckon you ever-westward to follow the arc of the setting sun as it slides unhurriedly into the Atlantic.