Hill walking from Edinburgh
Guided Daily Hill Walking Tours From Edinburgh
- a young and vibrant company dedicated to
showing people the beautiful mountainous
countryside of the Scottish Highlands.
Escape to the Hills!
If you are in Edinburgh and yearn to spend a day experiencing the wild mountainous country of the Scottish Highlands, Walkabout Scotland have daily expeditions that make it easy to do just that...
Paul Mason and Jon Haber both share a deep respect for the Scottish mountains, their ecology and beauty. Each week they run a full programme of all-inclusive hill walking expeditions to some of the most inspiring landscapes in Scotland, all within striking distance of Edinburgh.
You don't need to be an experienced hill walker - all tours are within the capabilities of moderately fit people.
Recommended Days Out
Mondays - Ben Lawers 1140m (3997ft) - We start from about 400m up to Scotland's 10th highest mountain with stunning views over Loch Tay - a great introduction to Scottish mountain walking. (Distance 10km, 6.5 miles. Standard: moderate hill day.)
Wednesdays - Ben A'an 485 m (1450ft)- A fine and easy hill with a fantastic view over Loch Katrine in the heart of the Trossachs. (Distance 8km, 5 miles, Standard: easy hill day.)
Fridays - Ben Lomond 974m (3195ft) - A long and steady ascent of this famous mountain, overlooking Loch Lomond. (Distance 10.5km, 6.5 miles. Standard: moderate hill day.)
Saturdays - Saturday Specials! - A different tour each week to some of the most inspiring hillwalks in the Southern Highlands - from challenging mountain ascents and classic hills to some easier walks through our deep glens.
Walkabout Scotland provide:
- Pick up and transport from Edinburgh (or en route by arrangement)
- Lunch on the hill
- Equipment (rainjackets, boots, gloves, hats) can be provided if required
- Qualified mountain leaders
- Entertainment and excitement all day!
- Each trip costs £40 (concessions available)
Want to go anywhere else?
The above programme highlights only a small selection of the guided walks on offer at Walkabout Scotland - they also run longer walking holidays and weekend breaks to places farther affield. Or if perhaps you have a group of friends or a corporate party with a specific goal in mind, then please just contact Paul and Jon, they can easily arrange additional excursions to suit your needs.
To find out more about Walkabout Scotland
Above photographs, © Walkabout Scotland
Paul Mason and Jon Haber
70 Strathearn Road
Edinburgh EH7 5SG
Tel: 0845 686 1344
(or from outside the UK:
Tel: 44 845 686 1344
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