Active Holidays in Scotland by Boat

Plan a Scotland boat holiday in the
Plan a Scotland boat holiday in the "Year of Coasts and Waters"

Active Holidays in Scotland by Boat

Celebrate the ‘Year of Coasts and Waters’

With a coastline that extends to well over 10,000 miles, nearly 800 islands and more than 30,000 lakes of all sizes, water is the life-blood of Scotland. What better way to experience the majestic mountains and large expanses of open water than on an active holiday in Scotland by boat.

Whether you’re a walker or cyclist, discover the untouched natural beauty of the Inner Hebrides, visit fortresses & castles, and relax on board your floating hotel in the company of like-minded fellow travellers.

Extended into 2021, Scotland is celebrating the ‘Year of Coasts and Waters’ across the country. This makes this year the ideal time to explore the magnificent coastline, uncover the secrets of Scotland’s coastal fortresses and enjoy some delicious, freshly caught seafood.

 

For Walkers

Walkers on the towpath to Inverness with the comfortable barge Fingal

Walkers who are looking for an alternative way to experience Scotland's Great Glen Way walking trail look no further! Based on board a comfortable barge at night, this hike and barge cruise offers you the opportunity to walk from one coast of Scotland to the other.

During the weeklong, guided trip, the barge stops are planned to suit the walking stages, breaking them into manageable day walks of between 10 and 15 miles. There is no shortage of highlights on the Great Glen Way that stretches 75 miles from Fort William to the capital of the highlands, Inverness. Think the mystical Loch Ness and Scotland's highest peak: Ben Nevis.

:: Find all details about this Scotland Walk & Barge holiday

 

For Cyclists

Scotland |  <i>Scott Kirchner</i>

Marvel at the wild scenery of Scotland, its intense colours, and great biodiversity on this bike and boat holiday. We cover Scotland's Inner Hebrides, known for their spectacular landscapes still largely untouched by mass tourism. Highlights on this Scotland boat holiday are a visit to the island know for its rich stock of red deer, a world-famous whiskey distillery, looking out for dolphins and seal, and cycling around the island of Mull.

Spend the nights aboard your floating hotel, a two-masted sailing boat with a comfortable dining and lounge area and cabins with ensuite.

:: Find all details about this Scotland Bike & Boat holiday

 

Are you keen to visit Scotland? What would your ideal Scotland holiday look like? Answer in the comment section below!

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