A Passport To Adventure
The beauty of Scotland’s landscape with its majestic mountains, hills, lochs, rivers and stunning coast is truly special. Boasting one of the most gorgeous natural settings in the world, the country is a fantastic destination for adventure seekers. With miles of walking and cycling trails, adrenaline pumping sports such as white-water rafting and rock climbing, and fantastic golf and fishing, there’s a great choice of activities to suit all visitors to Scotland.
Perfect Time To Go
April - October
Number Of Nights
Day 1 – Fife
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and begin your Scottish adventure by heading to the Kingdom of Fife. For fascinating wildlife and quaint fishing villages, embark on the Fife Coastal Path or get out on the water at one of the top sailing and water-sport centres in the area which include Anstruther, Kinghorn and Aberdour. Golfers won’t be disappointed either since Fife is home to over 45 golf courses, including the renowned Old Course in St Andrews. Overnight St.Andrews.
Day 2 – Angus
Leaving Fife, head towards Dundee & Angus and the town of Kirriemuir, known as the ‘gateway to the Glens’. You can enjoy revitalising walks through the Angus Glens of Glenisla, Glen Prosen and Glen Clova, while the charming village of Edzell is a great starting point for exploring the heather-clad hills of Glen Lethnot and Glen Esk. Tee off on the Carnoustie championship course and enjoy sailing, windsurfing and fishing at the nearby bay. Overnight Dundee.
Day 3 – Cairngorms National Park
Having spent the night in Dundee & Angus, head north towards Aviemore, a town based in the Cairngorms National Park. Bring your binoculars and camera and explore Britain’s largest National Park, home to captivating flora and fauna and some of the best hillwalking in the country. At the Glenmore Lodge Outdoor Training Centre you can test your outdoor skills, and in the winter, ski down the snow-capped Cairngorm Mountain, Scotland’s most popular snowsports destination. Overnight Aviemore.
Day 4 – Inverness & Moray
From Aviemore, head further north to Inverness, one of Scotland’s seven cities. Have fun paddling in a canoe or sailing along part of the Great Glen Canoe Trail towards Fort William or, for a more challenging adventure, head towards the west coast and journey through some of the most scenic parts of Scotland on the unique Scottish Sea Kayaking Trail. You can also explore beautiful Morayshire on foot or on two wheels by following the delightful Moray Coast Trail between Forres and Cullen. Overnight Forres area.
Day 5 – Fort William
Tackle parts of the Great Glen Way or Great Glen Cycle Route as you head south to Fort William. Lying in the shadow of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, the town is dubbed the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK’. No matter what time of year, the dramatic Nevis Range provides fantastic mountaineering and rock climbing experiences. Overnight Fort William.
Day 6 – Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park
On your second last day, head towards Balloch in the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. With Loch Lomond being the UK’s largest inland loch, the region is the perfect location for a large variety of water- based activities, everything from sailing and waterskiing to windsurfing and kayaking. You can even experience taking off and landing on the water with the Seaplane Tour of Loch Lomond. Hillwalkers will enjoy the towering hills of ‘Rob Roy Country’ and there’s also a Munro or two to climb. Overnight Callander area.
Day 7 – Scottish Borders
Finish your exhilarating adventure in the Scottish Borders, the land of rolling hills, sparkling rivers and over 1,500 miles of walking routes. Feel your pulse race as you tackle the trails at one of the challenging 7stanes mountain biking centres in Glentress & Innerleithen.
Adrenaline junkies can fly through the air on a thrilling zip wire at the Go Ape! treetop adventure site, while keen anglers will love the River Tweed. Overnight in The Borders area
Extend Your Trip
From Inverness on day 4, extend your trip north to explore the North Highlands. The area is a magnet for climbers and hillwalkers with legendary ascents like Beinn Eighe, Suilven and Quinag, while the fantastic tracks spread across the area make it a truly special mountain biking destination. You can also cycle the coast to coast route from Brora to Ullapool.
After day 5 in Fort William, you can travel south to Oban, catch a ferry to the Inner Hebrides and discover the wilderness that awaits there. With good transport links, island hopping is really easy – you can enjoy a round of golf in Tobermory one day and roam the empty, sandy beaches of Coll and Tiree the next day.
Discover a fantastic range of activities across Glasgow including walking, cycling and adventure sports or go along the picturesque Clyde Valley Tourist Route, a 42-mile scenic route which takes in several historical attractions and the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve.
You can also follow the new 100-mile John Muir Way, and stretches from Helensburgh in the west to Dunbar in the east.
The above package includes:
- 7 nights’ Hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis
- Hire of self-drive car
- VAT at 20%