Some of Scotland’s most spectacular destinations can be found within the country’s National Parks; they’re the perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Specialty tour operator Wilderness Scotland, Scotland’s only five-star accredited adventure tour operator, has recently announced two new wilderness walking adventures through Scotland and neighbouring England, and a new luxury walking experience exploring the beaches and islands of Sutherland and the wild north Highland coast.
The High Points of the Cairngorms National Park walk gives travellers the opportunity to explore Scotland’s grandest mountain range – the Cairngorms. Based out of a private wilderness lodge in beautiful Glen Feshie, travellers discover the hills, forests and lochs on the northern and western side of this huge National Park on the all-inclusive 7-day tour. Hikers will explore peaks rising up to 4000ft, all the while spotting rare species such as ptarmigan, capercaillie, red squirrels and osprey.
Take in the best scenery to be found in Scotland and England on this nine-night National Parks of the UK tour of five National Parks, enjoying some of the finest hiking in Britain. Discover the majestic mountains of the wild Highlands in the Cairngorms, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, to the rolling and rugged Dales of Yorkshire and Lake District. Each night you’ll stay in charming country inns and hotels and enjoy the various local Scottish and English delicacies–whisky in the Highlands, cream tea in Yorkshire and Kendal Mint Cake in the Lakes.
The North Highland Coast is a luxury walking experience that takes travellers through the wildest scenery in the furthest reaches of northern Scotland. Beneath the craggy slopes of Ben Loyal sits the home base, the luxurious Kinloch lodge. Travellers will explore one of the quietest areas of the Highlands alongside an expert guide and enjoy superb food and drink at every meal. Each day will comprise of hiking wild and spectacular landscapes – the peaceful mountains, endless beaches and serene islands of Sutherland – and stops at ruined castles, abandoned villages, and an iron-age ‘broch’ throughout the journey.