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Scotland Cycling Tours: 3 of the Best Bike Holidays

Explore Scotland on an affordable cycling trip

If you're a fan of active travel and want to explore Scotland on a cycling tour, you're in the right place. Scotland’s enviable blend of vibrant cities, heritage towns and soul-stirring scenery littered with historic treasures makes it an attractive destination for cyclists who want a rich mix of culture, nature and history.

Below we describe three of the best cycling holidays in Scotland.

 

  1. Scottish Highlands Cycle Tour | Self Guided

  2. Highland Coo

     

    Spot native wildlife as you cycle through the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

    The Scottish Highlands Cycle is a weeklong trip that will see you cycling along scenic paths and quiet forest trails where you can spot native wildlife such as red deer, stag or golden eagle. At Fort William a day is set aside to rest – or ascend Ben Nevis! – followed by a train journey that takes you across desolate Rannoch Moor to Loch Rannoch. The trip concludes at the riverside city of Perth.

  3. Lochs and Bens Bike Tour | Self Guided

  4. Taking a break at Castle Menzies |  <i>Scottish Highlands Cycle</i>

    Discover the diversity of Scotland’s ‘Big County’ on the Lochs and Bens tour.

    Enjoy majestic mountain peaks, shimmering lochs and pretty glens… Take Scotland’s backroads and country paths, explore peaceful villages and rural towns, take a forest walk and visit one of the many castles and ancient monuments found along the way. The trip focuses on Perthshire, known as Scotland’s ‘Big County’ because of the wide variety of landscapes that can be found here.

  5. Scotland by Bike and Boat Tour | Guided

  6. Cycle the Inner Hebrides and the Scottish Highlands on our Scotland Bike & Boat |  <i>Scott Kirchner</i>

     

    Go island hopping in the Inner Hebrides on the Scotland by Bike and Boat tour.

    Scotland’s Inner Hebrides are known for their wild spectacular landscapes, still largely untouched by mass tourism. Following the Caledonian Canal, explore the Isle of Mull and the Morvern Peninsula, before making your way to the Isle of Jura, known for its red deer and whiskey distillery. Look out for dolphins and seals from the boat – and eagles and otters from your bike!

 



 

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