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About Argyll Walking Holidays

Letters Lodge South | Strathlachlan, PA27 8BZ, Scotland
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Off the beaten path adventure!

Small hiking group with pleasant, experienced and knowledgeable guide (Richard). Meticulous... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
JDK218
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Norwalk, Connecticut
Exploring Mull

Wonderful walking week on Mull. Nice mixture of scenery and history. Hundreds of puffins on Staffa... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
martineroos
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Guided walking holidays and hiking tours in beautiful but undiscovered parts of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. We will take you to quiet, remote corners that can only be reached on foot, enabling you to enjoy the solitude of Scotland's...more
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Letters Lodge South | Strathlachlan, PA27 8BZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Small hiking group with pleasant, experienced and knowledgeable guide (Richard). Meticulous attention to details; lovely accommodations and wonderful food. Trails were a bit ambitious for us, but all others in the group of 6 were very comfortable with the terrain so the issue was us,...More

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About_Argyll, Owner at About Argyll Walking Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks for your review. Yes, hiking along the west coast and on the Hebredean Islands of Scotland can be a bit challenging when you are not used of the rough ground we have here. Pleased that you still enjoyed the tour and the challenge!

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Wonderful walking week on Mull. Nice mixture of scenery and history. Hundreds of puffins on Staffa, abbey on Iona and I climbed my first Munro (Ben More). We stayed in 2 wonderful B&B's and were very wel looked after. Experienced and friendly guide with good...More

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About_Argyll, Owner at About Argyll Walking Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Hi Martine, Great that had such a good time during our Exploring Mull walking holiday. I am pleased to learn that there are lots of puffins on Staffa, because we had a group on Shetland the week before and there were few puffins. Mull is...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

About Argyll did a first-rate job on our trip to Scotland. We had a friendly and knowledgeable guide, Stewart, who was energetic and filled with information on Scotland's history and geology. The lodgings were also top notch, especially Hotel Fortingall, which is located in a...More

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About_Argyll, Owner at About Argyll Walking Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Hello, Thanks for your review. We enjoyed having you with us and Stewart liked guiding your group. Best wishes, Frieda

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Just returned from a wonderful week in Shetland with About Argyll. What a superb experience! The planning was meticulous to ensure an action-packed itinerary, covering as many amazing places as possible - the oldest Broch in the world, stunning shows of thousands of gannets swirling...More

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About_Argyll, Owner at About Argyll Walking Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Shetland is also on of my favourite destinations to go hiking and of many of our guides. It never bores and we are pleased that the weather allowed you to do everything we scheduled for your trip. Hope to see you again on one of...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

4 couples just returned from a private 2 week tour of the West Highlands arranged by About Argyll. We all universally agreed that from initial planning months ago to completion of the trip everything came off flawlessly. Communication between Frieda Bos , owner, and us...More

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About_Argyll, Owner at About Argyll Walking Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2016

Hi Howard, Thanks for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your trip very much and Stewart enjoyed being your guide.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

This was the first time we have done a guided walking holiday in Scotland and had a wonderful time. Our guides were very knowledgeable and we felt very confident with them. The stunning scenery, great company and lovely food made up for the Scottish rain.More

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About_Argyll, Owner at About Argyll Walking Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Hello, Thanks again for walking with us and for writing a review on Tripadvisor. Yes, this is the west coast and the weather is often unsettled with sunshine and showers. You were treated on both! Pleased that you enjoyed it in spite of this and...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

This was the second tour I booked with About Argyll Holidays and had an earlier excellent experience. This holiday was at least as good as the other one. More rain, but very stunning views, an experienced and friendly guide, good company and challanging walks made...More

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About_Argyll, Owner at About Argyll Walking Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

Hello Maud, Great that you enjoying your trip to the Isle of Mull. Mull is also one of my favourite islands.

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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a tour that would take us to remote places in Scotland that we would not otherwise see but with top notch accommodations and food: the Morar & Isle of Skye tour more than met our expectations! Our guide Lesley was very...More

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About_Argyll, Owner at About Argyll Walking Holidays, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

Hello, Thank you for your review. You are right of course. North Americans should think of About Argyll's walks as hikes, but at the gentler end of the range. We take you to the Highland & Islands of Scotland, with hills even along the coast,...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Wonderful sights and hiking around Morar and the Isle of Skye. The accommodations and meals were worth the trip alone, but the great hikes and weather just completed a wonderful vacation.

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Reviewed 9 October 2015

Fabulous week of hiking and sightseeing around Oban. The tour was very well organized and the variety of trails was excellent. Our guide was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable about the trails, wildlife, and Scottish culture and history. We'll definitely book with About Argyll again...More

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Hello Andanta, Thank you for your question. All our scheduled holidays are weeklong holidays. We also offer private guided walking tours that can be any number of days. We sometimes let people join part of a weeklong... More
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