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Walkabout Scotland
Walkabout Scotland

Walkabout Scotland

4.3/5 - Excellent
Headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland
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TOURS
6
AGE RANGE
12-99
RESPONSE RATE
100%
RESPONSE TIME
6h
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  • Running small group guided hiking holidays in Scotland since 1999
  • One of the leading walking holiday tour operators in Scotland
  • All tours are led by qualified guides
  • Sociable groups that help you to enjoy your experience even more

As one of the leading walking holiday tour operators in Scotland, we offer you an unrivalled walking and hiking experience through the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Join a small group of like-minded travellers and explore Scotland with the experts. A...

As one of the leading walking holiday tour operators in Scotland, we offer you an unrivalled walking and hiking experience through the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Join a small group of like-minded travellers and explore Scotland with the experts. All our walking holidays in Scotland are graded to allow you to choose from a relaxed and leisurely paced walking holiday to a strenuous and challenging trip of a lifetime. Select from our easier walking holidays, weekends, day hiking tours or our more challenging hiking trips. All our week-long walking holidays are fully inclusive - including all meals, accommodation, guiding and transport from Edinburgh. Our many years of experience and great love of our country will enable us to guide you through the most beautiful areas in Scotland, offering you a unique insight into its history, culture and breathtaking scenery. If you would like us to organise a bespoke walking tour for your group - contact us for more information - we also cater for corporate groups and outdoor teambuilding events and can advise on all aspects of walking and hiking in Scotland. For further information or to book on one of our walking holidays in Scotland, a day tour or weekend break, please phone the number below, or click for e-mail and address details. We hope to see you soon

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39 Walkabout Scotland Reviews

Excellent
67%
Good
21%
Average
10%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
3%
Accommodation
4 / 5
Transportation
4.5 / 5
Meals
4 / 5
Value for money
5 / 5
Guide
4.5 / 5
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  • Highland Railways & Hills
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on October 1, 2019
    My husband and I cannot express how impressed we were with James Shelton and his commitment to ensuring our team had a great experience. No matter where we wen…
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  • West Highland Way Adventure
    3.5 - Good
    Written on September 25, 2019
    Our rooms and guides were not paid by the operator in all situations. At the end of trip we found out the luggage transfer co had not been paid. Our group of …
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  • North West Highlands
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on September 22, 2019
    A wonderful trip. The itinerary couldn’t been better. We went to absolutely wonderful places and had amazing hiking experiences. The tour was personal and J…
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  • Highland Railways & Hills
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on September 20, 2019
    We thoroughly enjoyed the whole whole experience. Stuart and Rachel couldn’t do enough to make the hike an amazing experience
  • West Highland Way Adventure
    2.5 - Average
    Written on September 13, 2019
    I don't even know where to begin with this review. I guess I'll start with save your money, upload the itinerary and book your accommodations yourself and do th…
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  • Highland Railways & Hills
    4.0 - Good
    Written on September 13, 2019
    Actual itinerary better than published, though surprised it did not include Jacobite steam train. Lunches were not provided as advertised. Plenty of notice give…
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    Highland Railways & Hills
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on September 12, 2019
    This was a fun and picturesque tour. The train rides were scenic; the countryside was beautiful, wild, green, and windswept; the pubs were the right kind of sh…
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  • West Highland Way Adventure
    3.0 - Average
    Written on September 9, 2019
    It wasn’t really guided ( as tour guide didn’t explain anything along the way and walked about 500m-1km in front of everyone all the time) and the tour guide wa…
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  • North West Highlands
    4.0 - Good
    Written on August 29, 2019
    I went on the tour with my daughter and we just had a wonderful time. The Highlands are gorgeous and our kind and experienced guide made the trip a real success…
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  • Highland Railways & Hills
    4.0 - Good
    Written on August 19, 2019
    Die Tour hat uns grundsätzlich sehr gefallen. Jedoch sind wir sehr verärgert, dass wir das Ticket für die Rückfahrt nicht erhielten und auch die Kosten nicht re…
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About Walkabout Scotland

As one of the leading walking holiday tour operators in Scotland, we offer you an unrivalled walking and hiking experience through the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Join a small group of like-minded travellers and explore Scotland with the experts. All our walking holidays in Scotland are graded to allow you to choose from a relaxed and leisurely paced walking holiday to a strenuous and challenging trip of a lifetime. Select from our easier walking holidays, weekends, day hiking tours or our more challenging hiking trips. All our week-long walking holidays are fully inclusive - including all meals, accommodation, guiding and transport from Edinburgh. Our many years of experience and great love of our country will enable us to guide you through the most beautiful areas in Scotland, offering you a unique insight into its history, culture and breathtaking scenery. If you would like us to organise a bespoke walking tour for your group - contact us for more information - we also cater for corporate groups and outdoor teambuilding events and can advise on all aspects of walking and hiking in Scotland. For further information or to book on one of our walking holidays in Scotland, a day tour or weekend break, please phone the number below, or click for e-mail and address details. We hope to see you soon

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions.

  • Do you have vegetarian meal options?

    No problem at all. Please notify us about any specific dietary requirements by the time of booking!

  • Do I have to carry my own bags each day?

    No - all you need to carry during the day is a small day sack for hiking with. Your main luggage will be transported by us during any accommodation transfers.

  • How fit or experienced must I be to enjoy the tour?

    We offer walking for all abilities and ages. A reasonable level of fitness is suggested for most of our tours, however previous hiking experience is not essential for many of our trips and we will provide enough guides to cater for different paces and levels of fitness. Our aim is to let you walk at a pace you will enjoy - whether that be an easy stroll or a full-on challenging ascent of our highest mountains. Please just call us if unsure.

  • Where do your tours depart from?

    All our tours depart from Edinburgh city centre from the corner of Waverley Bridge and Market Street. This is just outside Waverley Train Station, near the Edinburgh Dungeons and immediately outside the Lothian Travel shop. Other pick-up points en-route can also be arranged if needed.

  • Do we need insurance for the trip duration?

    We strongly recommend that you take out insurance for the duration of your trip to cover cancellation, injury, death, loss or damage to personal belongings and liability to third parties. All overseas visitors must have insurance to cover accident and repatriation. Our recommended Travel Insurance provider is WorldNomads.com.

  • How big are your groups?

    Our walking tours and holidays are run in small groups of around 5-8 people, occasionally as many as 10. For groups of any more than 6 or 7 people we normally have a second guide on the trip. This enables us to keep the walking groups small, offer flexibility in the walks we do and for us to be able to take care of everyone in the group.

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