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Adventure Hoildays

Adventure Holidays in Scotland

The rugged, wild scenery of Scotland is the perfect place to escape from your everyday life, do something active and feel a real sense of adventure – without having to travel to the other side of the world. Canoeing, sea-kayaking, sailing and swimming are just some of the great activities you can enjoy during a lovely fun-filled getaway in Scotland.

Enjoy fantastic sea-kayaking as you explore the beautiful Isle of Skye and its picturesque neighbours, Raasay and Rona, and take in stunning mountain views of the mainland. Or for more paddling fun, an open canoeing expedition down the Spey is an adventure to remember.  For some drama on the high seas, why not enjoy a sailing and walking holiday on Skye and the small isles. If water isn’t your thing, you can always the breathtaking wilderness of the highlands and islands on foot.

These are just some of the great adventures awaiting your arrival in Scotland. Whether you’re interested in being part of a tour or prefer more independence, there is a wide range of guided and self-guided holidays to choose from.

Featured below are some of the best adventure holidays on offer in Scotland, all of which are easily reachable by public transport. 

Open Canoeing - River Spey Descent

Open Canoeing: River Spey Descent, Scotland

Join us for an open canoeing expedition down the Spey, as we paddle through Speyside in the scenic North East Highlands. Descend the famous River Spey, passing through pine forests, heather-covered hills and Scotland’s most celebrated whisky region.
£625 per person
Orkney Island

Wilderness Walking - The Orkney Isles

Walking the archipelago of 70 small islands and skerries making up the Orkneys is the best way to discover them. Experience the long days and colourful night skies and witness a wealth of sea life and sea birds, remarkable flora and fauna.


7 days, 6 nights
Various departures available from May to September
A well deserved rest

Wilderness Walking - The Knoydart Peninsula

Often described as the "last wilderness" in Scotland, the Knoydart peninsula has an island feel, isolated as it is from the rest of the Western Highlands by the ‘rough bounds’. A guided walk to the isles of Skye, Rum & Eigg, exploring the coasts.


8 days, 7 nights
Various departures available from April to September
Assynt views

Wilderness Walking - The Wilds of Assynt

A guided walking holiday exploring the beautiful regions of Assynt and Coigach in the North West Highlands. Located just to the north of Ullapool, the hills and lochs create a landscape of outstanding natural beauty.


7 days, 6 nights
Various departures available from May to October
Incredible views

Wilderness Walking - The Isle of Skye

Experience Scotland’s most iconic island through a series of phenomenal hikes along little known coastal, glen and forest trails. Learn of the myths and legends, passed down through generations, that make this place so magical and mysterious.


7 days, 6 nights
Various departures from June to September
Millport Centre - Scottish Islands

Real Family Holidays - Scottish Islands

A family holiday with a difference, mixing exciting activities with plenty of time to do your own thing. Full board, comfortable accommodation and one free activity per night stayed from an affordable £30.00 per person per night.

£30.00 per person per night.

Stay any time during April, July, August
Stay any time between April, July and August
Hiking along paths in the West Highlands

Wilderness Walking - The West Highland Way

The West Highland Way is the classic long distance trek covering over 95 miles (150km). Enjoy a guided journey on the banks of Loch Lomond, across Rannoch Moor, over the high pass of the Devil's Staircase before finishing in Fort William.


8 days, 7 nights
Various departures available from June to September
Coastal Walking – Outer Hebrides: Uists, Barra & Mingulay

Wilderness Walking – Outer Hebrides: Uists, Barra & Mingulay

Often overlooked by those drawn to the larger islands of Lewis and Harris to the north, Uists, Barra & Mingulay will reward the curious traveller with uncrowded islands and the complex tapestry of local life, history and geology.

From £1,395

7 days, 6 nights
Various departures available from May to September