walking tour in Scotland

10 day private walking tour

This custom tour includes a completely different type of walk and can be adapted to be a long or a short break in Scotland:.

Walking Tour in the Lost Valley

Monday: tour from Edinburgh accommodation, to the Antonine Wall at Camelon, tour of Glasgow, lunch at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum KG cafe, to Dumbarton Castle, via Loch Lomond to Glen Fruin (battle of the Colquhouns and MacGregors); up Loch Long and via the Arrochar Alps and the ‘Rest and Be Thankful’ to Inveraray for an overnight at the George Hotel.  

Tuesday: Loch Fyne to Lochgilphead and along the Crinan Canal to Tayvallich, Loch Coille Bharr walk (easy walking for 2 hours) past a cross slab beside a holy well and the ruin of an old water powered meal mill; visit Castle Sween and Kilmory Knap Chapel with the MacMillan Cross, tea and shortbread at the Crinan Hotel; stay at Dunchragaig House in Kilmartin Glen; dinner at the Cairnbaan Hotel.

Wednesday: Walk from Kilneuair: on Loch Awe, on old drovers' road on Loch Fyne (4 hours), visit Kineuair Chapel (reportedly of St. Columba and a market cross); tour Dunadd Fort at the gloamin' (dusk); stay at Dunchraigaig House

Thursday: walk to Achnabreck cup and ring marked rocks; visit Kilmartin House and Museum, walk to the Nether Largie Cairns, explore the Temple Wood Stone Circles, stay at Dunchraigaig House

Friday: visit Tarbert harbour; walk up and explore Dun Skeig, an iron age hill fort; walk the beaches of the west of Kintyre, visit St. Columba's Well and Footprint and Keil Caves at Southend; Campbeltown; stay at Dunchraigaig House

Saturday: Head for Oban and Castle Stalker before following the Appin Murder Trail to Glen Coe; walk up and into the Lost Valley at Glen Coe (fairly strenuous for 2 1/2 hours); have lunch in the peace and grandeur of the valley; head across Rannoch Moor to Glen Orchy for one of Scotland's loveliest and least driven glens; down the east side of Loch Awe to Dunchraigaig

Scotland tour at its best
Pine Martin seen on Walking Tour Healing Wells  - Walking Tour