Scotland – Walking Short Break
Walking Short Break in Scotland
Sean Connery, Braveheart and Nessie are some of the famous names associated with Scotland. It is also well known for its whiskey, haggis, rugged beauty, peaceful lakes and tranquil glens. Combined, they capture the perfect setting for a walking short break.
This four-day guided short break in Scotland will bring you to the highest mountain in the British Isles, Ben Nevis which stands at 1,344m. Your next walk is on one of Scotland’s oldest way-marked trails, the West Highland Way, which offers an ever-changing landscape that will make for an unforgettable day of walking.
Tour Pricing & Dates
|4 Day Short Break||€390 per person sharing|
|Tour Dates 2020||April 17th to April 20th (This Tour In Now Fully Booked)|
|Accommodation||Guesthouse / Hotel|
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- Day 1 / Depart Dublin for Fort William
We will depart Dublin early in the morning and drive to Belfast where we will board the ferry for Stranraer. On arrival we drive north through some spectacular countryside to our base in Fort William, making several stops along the way.
- Day 2 / Ben Nevis
Our first walk starts just a short bus ride from Fort William at the base of Ben Nevis. It is the highest mountain in the British Isles, standing at 1,344m. We will cross the river Nevis to join the mountain track which takes us to the summit and back. Along the way, we will enjoy some stunning views of the valley of Glen Nevis and the surrounding mountains. Furthermore, if we have a clear day, the views from the summit are simply breathtaking.
Distance: 16 km / 10 miles, Ascent: 1324 m / 2972 ft.
- Day 3 / West Highland Way
Our next walk takes us on one of Scotland’s oldest way-marked trails, the West Highland Way. This is one of the finest low-level walks that you are liable to find. The West Highland Way offers an ever-changing landscape that will make for an unforgettable day.
Distance 12 km / 7.5 miles, Ascent: 200 m / 600 ft.
- Day 4 / Depart
On our departure day, we will leave Tyndrum after a hearty Scottish breakfast and drive down to Stranraer, where will take the ferry back home. We will arrive back in Dublin at approximately 21.00 hrs.
- 3 nights bed and breakfast accommodation
- 2 guided walks
- All transport
- Return ferry trip to Scotland
- Packed lunches
- Evening meals