Travel on foot with Adventures in Good Company. This women's hiking trip to Scotland has the active adventurer in mind. It starts & finishes in Edinburgh, and takes in a grand circuit of the famous Scottish Highlands & the Isle of Skye. Along the way, we visit Scotland's National Parks, view the lochs, hike in historic Glencoe, experience a lovely valley off the beaten path, & visit a Scottish castle.
This trip has lots of activity, interspersed with time for sightseeing. Therefore, our days suit any active and fit woman in good health with good physical conditioning who loves being outdoors and wants to experience Scotland on foot. Regarding accessibility, we rate our women's hiking trip to Scotland a 3, which involves aerobic conditioning such as walking vigorously up hills, jogging, cross-country skiing or stair stepping for 30 - 45 minutes 3 - 4 days a week.
Our women's hiking trip to Scotland is primarily a hiking trip designed to introduce you to the varied Scottish landscape. We have chosen moderate hikes on established paths, and lso be learning about Scottish history and culture.
Nights will be spent in non-chain locally owned hotels, inns, and B&Bs with en suite bathrooms. We'll spend the first two nights at Loch Lomond Hotel, two nights at MacDonald Hotel, two nights at The Plockton Hotel or similar and two nights at the Glen Mhor Hotel in Inverness. We will spend the last night in Edinburgh at the Bruntsfield.
WalkingWomen is happy to introduce more Scotland walks, offering guests a chance to explore the fantastic Scottish landscape and experience Scotland's authentic Celtic charm, including this walk in the stunning Cairngorms, with evenings spent relaxing in the bustling local town of Aviemore.
The Cairngorms are the largest national park in the UK and are home to 4 of the five highest mountains in the British Isles and the most extensive Caledonian forests. This beautiful landscape offers more high-level mountain ground than elsewhere in Britain and Ireland, though this breathtaking trek may prove challenging for women with mobility concerns.
The gateway into the Cairngorms is Aviemore, a year-round destination with snow sports being the popular winter activity and walking, climbing, biking, and a whole host of other activities the main summer draw. Our hotel will be in the bustling heart of it all, making the surrounding areas easily accessible.
Our walks will give you a unique introduction to the diverse landscapes of the Cairngorms. On our day trip to the Morayshire Coast and through whisky country, the views will change again. In addition, there will be time to sample local food and drinks.
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