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Walkabout Scotland

#112 of 274 Tours in Edinburgh
Open Now: 08:00 - 18:00
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Walkabout Scotland
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As one of the leading walking holiday tour operators in Scotland, we offer you an unrivalled walking and hiking experience through the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Join a small group of like-minded travellers and explore Scotland...more
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Floor TMP 4th 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PR, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
+44 131 243 2664
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Excellent experience for the second time. In 2016 I walked the Big Highland Tour with this company and this year I walked the West Highland Way. Good to be back in Scotland ! Stuart and Jon are great guides. The accommodations were beautiful and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark_11_2_1972
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

I am a very easy going person and ourlovely guide Jen literally saved the day so we were able to enjoy this holiday but the Walk About Scotland 'Highlands and Railway' tour organiser appeared to be in chaos. Other than a receipt, we did not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GerriK_11
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Even though the original guide called in sick a day before the North West Highlands tour they managed to get us a very capable replacement (Peter) on short notice - Jon even drove us all the way up to Dalwhinny to make it happen, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sebastian J
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent experience! I was my first time as a solo traveler joining a guided tour like this and Walkabout Scotland exceeded all expectations. The guides were very knowledgeable and experienced. Nice accommodations along the way. Easy booking process. Will book with them again!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We enjoyed every day of the tour and have learnt to walk in the rain - actually, when it cleared it was not so bad after all:) The views were fantastic and our tour guide Sophie did her best for us to have the most...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I came as a solo female traveler from the United States for the 2 week Big Highland Tour with Walkabout Scotland and absolutely fell in love with the Country as well as the hikes. Our tour guide James was knowledgeable, professional, and a pleasure to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Gabrielle R
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely excellent trip. Stuart, our guide, was amazing. We saw beautiful vistas and history of Scotland was well relayed by Stuart. The hiking was super and the trains wonderful. Cheers

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Andrew D
jon-walkabout, Owner at Walkabout Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hi Andrew - thank you for the great review. The Highland Railways and Hills trip is always a pleasure to do!

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We picked Walkabout Scotland based on prior reviews and were glad we did. While my husband and I are in our 60's the others in our small group were 20's to 50's. Florence was an amazing guide and knowledgeable on the history of Scotland, the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Judith M
jon-walkabout, Owner at Walkabout Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you for the kind feedback, Judith!

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We just finished a six day trip in the Scottish Highlands and it was fantastic. Thoroughly enjoyed the hikes, easy to communicate with the tour group when booking and planning, and a fantastic guide. If you want to have some longer hikes of moderate, not...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JEJ4938
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent way to see the Hebrides snd savour the local libations. We were well taken care of. Stronky recomnended

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Brenda G
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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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Martyn S
25 March 2015|
Response from jon-walkabout | Property representative |
Hi Martyn Yes we have had plenty of bookings so far for 2015 with one unfortunate trip cancellation so far. Please email directly and we will pick up your enquiry. Regards Jon