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Raluca“Due to scheduling issues I ended up actually doing 2 back to back different tours. First was the whiskey tour in the inner Hebrides and second the North West Highlands. I've greatly enjoyed both. Spectacular views that camera cannot do justice, wonderful t...“

Walkabout Scotland

Walkabout Scotland

4.3/5 - Excellent
Headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland
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TOURS
12
AGE RANGE
18-99
RESPONSE RATE
100%
RESPONSE TIME
1d
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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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18 Walkabout Scotland Reviews

Excellent
72%
Good
17%
Average
6%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
6%
Accommodation
4 / 5
Transportation
4 / 5
Meals
4 / 5
Value for money
5 / 5
Guide
5 / 5
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  • KM
    Highland Railways & Hills
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on September 9, 2018
    I had a fabulous time. The guide was friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful. The hikes, scenery and even the weather were phenomenal. I would highly recomme…
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    Walkabout Scotland commented on this review
    Hi Karen - thanks for the great feedback so soon after the trip Cheers J
  • SF
    West Highland Way Adventure
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on September 3, 2018
    I had a great week walking the West highland way. Great scenery and we stayed in some lovely places along the way. Thanks to our guide Flo who ensured we were w…
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    Walkabout Scotland commented on this review
    HI Susan - thank you for the feedback!
  • S
    West Highland Way Adventure
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on September 3, 2018
    Great week walking the West Highland way. The scenery is beautiful and we stayed in lots of nice places along the way. Thanks to our guide Flo who made sure we …
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  •  reviewer 4
    Isle of Skye Discovery
    4.0 - Good
    Written on September 3, 2018
    so it was announced the trip to be for younge people, but it wasn't ; out group was mainly elder people and I mean I don't really care about it but what I need …
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  •  reviewer 5
    Isle of Skye Discovery
    3.0 - Average
    Written on August 29, 2018
    I thought this would be a trip where everything was 100% organized ( because of the money I spent on it) and our safety & respect as costumers would be apprecia…
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  • A
    Isle of Skye Discovery
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on July 23, 2018
    I enjoyed every single aspect of this tour! Of course, it helped that we had the best of luck with the weather but independently of that, the walks took us to t…
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  • A
    West Highland Way Adventure
    3.5 - Good
    Written on June 12, 2018
    I loved the experience, but I bought a group tour, not a tour for 2
  • S
    Orkney Encounter
    1.0 - Bad
    Written on March 28, 2018
    you put gusts to he Inn guest House in Orkney , and took their money then did not pay the money due to us, which the guests payed for!! I have asked you to pay…
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    Walkabout Scotland commented on this review
    this bill was overlooked by accident. No reminders were received but have checked through accounts and have found originals. However, your phone is currently offline (9pm 28/4/18) but have emailed new card details today after receiving your phone call to the office this afternoon.
  • RM
    North West Highlands
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on October 1, 2017
    Due to scheduling issues I ended up actually doing 2 back to back different tours. First was the whiskey tour in the inner Hebrides and second the North West Hi…
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  • RE
    Orkney Encounter
    4.0 - Good
    Written on August 21, 2017
    Stunning countryside and excellent guide made for a great holiday. However, administration and communication from head office definitely needs improvement.

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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