Glenfinnan Viaduct

Grand Tour of Scotland Rail & Hike

Immerse yourself in the ultimate Scottish experience on this stress-free rail & hike adventure, where we have taken care of the details. Soak in the scenery on epic rail journeys; from the world-renowned West Highland Line aboard the romantic Jacobite steam train, to the remote Kyle Line traversing the country's wild interior. Walk stretches of the iconic West Highland Way and Great Glen Way trails, wander hand-picked routes in charming Perthshire and enjoy an optional hike up Ben Nevis. Spend time exploring the rugged coastline and quaint villages of Skye. This is Scotland in all of it's grandeur; from clan castles, sweeping coastlines, dramatic mountain ranges, to rich history and vibrant cities. Hop aboard and experience it for yourself!
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Top Difficulty
Distance 14.7 km
Duration 4:12 h
Ascent 330 m
Descent 187 m

From the Ardleish passenger ferry drop-off on the east side of Loch Lomond follow Scotland's most famous long-distance trail north to reach the ...

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from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 20 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 253 m
Descent 325 m

Pass through forestry, the ruined priory of St Fillan, and across moorland to the village of Tyndrum. Make your way towards Bridge of Orchy and ...

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Difficulty
Distance 8.3 km
Duration 2:15 h
Ascent 173 m
Descent 167 m

Enjoy a loop walk from Bridge of Orchy to the shores of Loch Tulla at the base of the remote Black Mount Munros

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top Difficulty
Distance 3.9 km
Duration 1:23 h
Ascent 105 m
Descent 105 m

A short walk from Glen Nevis to the spectacular Steall Falls.  

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from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Hiking trail
Ben Nevis
Top Difficulty difficult
Distance 16.3 km
Duration 8:30 h
Ascent 1,326 m
Descent 1,326 m

A strenuous walk up Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis (1344m), beginning on the valley slopes of Glen Nevis.  

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 17.2 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 271 m
Descent 297 m

One of Skye’s best day walks is a real delight, the well-defined path follows the coastline, overlooking the Cuillin ridge and the surrounding ...

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from Macs Adventure Ltd,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top Difficulty easy
Distance 4.5 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 338 m
Descent 336 m

A short linear walk from the Storr car park to the iconic Old Man of Storr - the longest geological landslip in Britain that has exposed the ...

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from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.7 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 27 m
Descent 25 m

This walk is an interesting route along the River Ness, crossing a number of small islets, and making its way to the Caledonian Canal and out to ...

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from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 20 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 79 m
Descent 336 m

Take a private transfer to Loch Laide (15 min) ffrom where you will follow parts of the Abriachan Trails, Great Glen Way and the Caledonian Canal ...

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top Difficulty easy
Distance 7.2 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 115 m
Descent 115 m

A short loop walk that's accessible from the grounds of Blair Castle and from the village of Old Blair. 

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 15.3 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 270 m
Descent 269 m

A varied loop walk along the River Tilt takes you along a glen that once served as a main thoroughfare to the north. 

from Macs Adventure Ltd,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 21 km
Duration 7:15 h
Ascent 345 m
Descent 337 m

Walk from the charming village of Blair Atholl up the Banvie Burn through woodlands to open moorland, then descend through forests and farmland, to ...

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from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top Difficulty easy
Distance 14.2 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 60 m
Descent 85 m

Walk from Blair Atholl to the charming town of Pitlochry along a varied riverside route; quiet country roads, open farmland and meandering woodland ...

from Macs Adventure Ltd,   Macs Adventure Ltd
Top Difficulty easy
Distance 7.3 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 158 m
Descent 158 m

This route combines shorter loop walks for a laid back stroll through the woods and countryside surrounding Pitlochry, and the villages of Moulin ...

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Difficulty moderate
Distance 8.9 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 443 m
Descent 443 m

From the quaint Highland town of Pitlochry walk north passing forest and walking over moorland, before taking in a loop around Loch a' Choire and ...

from Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure Ltd