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Wilderness Walking


The magic of exploring Scotland can be distilled into wilderness walking. It’s the sense of challenge, purpose and camaraderie that envelope this love letter to hiking.

Ask us for local wilderness routes or stay with us as a stepping point to go on and enjoy a longer trekking experience of The West highland Way. You can do that as a self-guided or group guided walking holiday;



Oban is the unofficial capital of the West Highlands of Scotland and the Gateway to the Hebridean Isles, however it has recently become better known as The Seafood capital of Scotland.

Its name derives from the Gaelic meaning 'little bay' but Oban is definitely a place which is big on things to see and do. Nestled on the west coast and surrounded by miles of dramatic shores and beautiful countryside, this seaside town is a great place to visit.

Take a day trip to one of the surrounding islands or enjoy the town packed with attractions, activities, sightseeing and places to eat and drink;



Stirling is a historic city located in central Scotland, United Kingdom. Situated on the banks of the River Forth, it is known for its picturesque setting, rich history, and stunning architecture. Stirling serves as the administrative center for the Stirling council area and is often referred to as the "Gateway to the Highlands."

It is home to the iconic Stirling Castle and the National Wallace Monument. The Old Town exudes charm with its narrow streets and traditional buildings. Stirling boasts a vibrant atmosphere with its shopping district and farmers' market. The city is also home to the esteemed University of Stirling. Surrounded by natural beauty, including hills and nature reserves, Stirling offers opportunities for outdoor activities. The city hosts cultural events and festivals, showcasing its Scottish heritage. Stirling is a captivating destination that combines history, culture, and natural landscapes.

Isle of Mull
Fort William


The Isle of Mull is a scenic island located off the west coast of Scotland. It is the second-largest island in the Inner Hebrides archipelago. Known for its stunning natural beauty and diverse wildlife, Mull attracts visitors from around the world.

Known for its rugged coastline, sandy beaches, and stunning mountainous landscapes. The island is rich in wildlife, including eagles, puffins, seals, and dolphins, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts. The main town of Tobermory is famous for its colorful buildings and offers a charming atmosphere with shops, galleries, and a whisky distillery. Mull provides ample opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, fishing, and wildlife tours. It is a peaceful and picturesque destination, offering a chance to immerse oneself in nature and experience the beauty of Scotland's west coast.


Fort William is a picturesque town located in the Scottish Highlands, known as the "Outdoor Capital of the UK." Situated near Loch Linnhe and surrounded by majestic mountains, including Ben Nevis, it offers breathtaking natural beauty and a range of outdoor activities. Visitors can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and watersports in the area. The town itself provides amenities like shops, restaurants, and a museum, while nearby attractions include the Glenfinnan Viaduct and the Glen Coe valley. Fort William serves as a gateway to the stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands, making it a perfect destination for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers.

St Conans Kirk


Located in beautiful Argyll and Bute, Saint Conan’s Kirk is one the most popular places to visit in Argyll.St Conan’s Kirk in the village of Lochawe attracts visitors from all over the world with its magical lochside setting and easily reached location. From the road the Kirk gives few clues about the amazing architecture both inside and out. It is exceptional both in style and surroundings, with a strong sense of peace and inherent spirituality. Although one of the most popular visitor attractions in Argyll, the surprising size of the Kirk means that there are days when you can feel you have the place all to yourself.

The West Highland Line


There are two ways to travel along the iconic West Highland Line, considered one of the most scenic rail journeys in the world. The most famous is the majestic Jacobite Steam Train. Steam locomotives were removed from the West Highland Line in 1967 and reintroduced in 1984 to promote tourism - which proved successful after this line became one of the most famous in the world. The Jacobite operates during the spring, summer, and autumn months.

An alternative way to travel and still revel in all the beauty of this line, in any season, is by using the excellent ScotRail service. This fleet of trains services the entirety of mainland Scotland, from the lowlands right to the farthest reaches of the Highlands. The West Highland Line is one of its main rural lines, taking both tourists and commuters through its epic scenery.

Kilmartin Stones
Auchindrain Township
Dalmally Golf Club


Kilmartin Stones are a collection of 79 ancient graveslabs (one exception being a side-slab of a tomb chest) at Kilmartin parish church in the village of Kilmartin, Argyll, Scotland, about 30 km due south of Oban (about 46 km by road). 

Kilmartin Glen is a must if you are interested in finding out about the ancient inhabitants of Scotland. This glen has around 350 ancient monuments, 150 of which are pre-historic chambered cairns, round cairns, rock carvings, cists, and standing stones. Human history in this area can be traced back 5,000 year.


Picturesque Dalmally Golf Club, nestling between views of Ben Cruachan and Ben Lui and bounded by the rolling waters of the River Orchy, without doubt one of Scotland's little golfing treasures. A flat parkland set up, this beautiful 9 hole course is suitable for all standards of golfer. A warm highland welcome awaits all golfing enthusiasts! Club hire, bar and meal facilities can be made available for parties of eight and over.


An original West Highland township of great antiquity and the only such township in Scotland to have survived on its centuries old site. The township buildings have been preserved, equipped and furnished to present the visitor with a fascinating glimpse of the way of life of the highlander. 

Taynish Nature Reserve


Taynish National Nature Reserve (NNR) lies at the end of a hidden peninsula. The peaceful oak woodlands are interspersed with grassland glades, heath, saltmarsh and shoreline. The reserve provides a truly amazing landscape that’s teeming with wildlife. You might see roe deer, red squirrels and otters. Butterflies, beetles, dragonflies and moths flourish in flower-rich grasslands. 

Castle Stalker
Glencoe Tour


Built at the beginning of the 16th century and well restored, this was the ancient home of the Stewarts of Appin.


The scenic drive from Oban past lochs and castles into Scotland’s most romantic glen offers plenty of photo opportunities, including castles, mountains, wild stags and waterfalls. There is a plethora of famous peaks, from Buachaille Etive Mor, Bidean nam Bian and the Pap of Glencoe. Take in Rannoch Moor, which almost resembles a moonscape. You can even take a chair lift up a mountain!

Cruachan Hollow Mountain


Built at the beginning of the 16th century and well restored, this was the ancient home of the Stewarts of Appin.

Jail Museum


Step through the doors of Inveraray Jail and immerse yourself back in time with this unique living museum replete with costumed characters bringing the past fully to life in this 19th-century prison. Explore the atmospheric buildings and experience what life was like for the men, women and children - some as young as seven - who were tried and imprisoned here. 

Inveraray Castle


Magnificent Inveraray Castle is the jewel in Argyll’s crown the seat of the Clan Campbell and the home of the Dukes of Argyll since the Dukedom was given in the 1700s. Original Adams’ ceilings, tapestries and furniture; a vast array of arms and armoury on display; five resident ghosts and artefacts tracing the Campbell families role in shaping Scotland’s history, Inveraray Castle is still lived in by the Duke and his family.

Outside the castle, located on the edge of Loch Fyne, the stunning gardens are famous for their rhododendrons and azaleas, surrounding by rivers and woodlands with salmon, red squirrels, golden eagles and deer.

Loch Lomond


A splendid introduction to Scotland. This tour fuses the remarkable beauty of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park with the savage history of Stirling Castle. On this trip there is plenty of time to examine the unique architecture and ponder over the majestic natural and man-made wonders.



Wildlife and whale watching boat trips and cruises on the West Coast of Scotland, near Oban, Argyll. Overlooking the Isle of Mull. 

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