Scotland – Walking Short Break
Walking Short Break in Scotland
The land of whiskey, haggis and rugged beauty up in the low and highlands.
This four day Short Break in Scotland will bring you to the highest mountain in the British Isles, Ben Nevis, standing at 1,344m. Your next walk is on one of Scotland’s oldest way-marked trails, the West Highland Way, which 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.
Tour Pricing & Dates
|4 Day Short Break||€365 per person sharing|
|Tour Dates 2018||March 30th to April 2nd|
|Accommodation||Guesthouse & or Hotel|
|BOOKING||BOOK THIS TOUR|
- Day 1 / Depart Dublin for Fort William
- Sean Connery, Braveheart, Nessie, all famous names reminding us of Scotland, but it is also well known for its rugged beauty, peaceful lakes and tranquil glens. Combined they capture the perfect setting for an excellent walking break. 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, our challenge for the day. It’s the highest mountain the British Isles, standing at 1344m. We will cross the river Nevis to join the Mountain Track, which takes us to the summit and back. Along the way, you will have some stunning views of the valley of Glen Nevis and the surrounding mountains. Furthermore, if luck is on our side, and 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 the section 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. Offering 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 get the ferry back home. Arriving back in Dublin at approximately 21.00hrs
- 3 nights bed and breakfast accommodation
- 2 guided walks
- All transport
- Return ferry trip to Scotland
- Packed lunches
- Evening meals