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Journey through one of the most pristine wilderness areas of Scotland. This trip travels through the glacial lochs of Inverpolly in the North West Highlands in kayaks, hiking over the land of undulating heather moorland and peat bogs.



Duration: 7 days 6 nights
Departures: Various departures available from May to September
Start point: Inverness railway station
End point: Inverness railway station

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Details of Open Canoeing Holiday in North West Highlands

This incredible trip journeys through one of the most pristine wilderness areas of Scotland. Inverpolly in the North West Highlands comprises of undulating heather moorland, peat bogs and lochs. Pockets of birch, hazel and rowan woodland cover the low-lying areas while the skyline is dominated by towering Torridonian Sandstone peaks. Our journey takes us through a system of glacial lochs, allowing us to climb some of the peaks by remote and rarely-trodden routes. At night, we camp on small islands in sandy coves, basking in the glorious views all around and sit by our small campfire as the sun drops behind the mountains. This is genuinely wild land - golden eagle country - and journeying by canoe allows us to travel quietly and observe the rich and varied wildlife of the region. This is an unforgettable wilderness adventure in one of Scotland’s most beautiful and remote areas.

What price includes

  • 5 nights wild camping and 1 night in a B&B
  • Most meals
  • All transport during the trip
  • Use of camping equipment (excluding sleeping bags & mats)
  • Use of canoes and all associated equipment
  • Services of qualified and experienced guides



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Meeting point:
Inverness railway station

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Inverness railway station

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Operator collects guests from station

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