Ride amongst the mountains and the heather
Get off the beaten track and ride some historic landscapes
Experience some of the local fare each day of the tour
Discover Scotland from the seat of your bike
Experience a group guided and supported bike tour of Scotland
Explore this beautiful country by bike
Bike through the hidden landscapes of Scotland
Experience some fantastic camaraderie on tour
Get up close and personal to the local wildlife
Pedal your way across the country, through a diversity of terrain and landscapes
Travel the countryside by bike and fall in love with Scotland
In the capable and experienced hands of a knowledgable guide, you'll see the bits bit of the ride and the landscapes will come to life

Scotland - Highlands Coast to Coast

Duration
7 days
Site savings
$45
From
$2,176 USD

A classic wilderness journey through the remote and beautiful Scottish Highlands over 7 days. This route dives into the very heart of the Highlands on a series of ancient drove roads, loch-side routes, forest tracks and twisting singletrack. The route will take you 215 miles from Fort William on the west coast to Montrose on the east coast. This is a route that is varied throughout and, while achievable for fit intermediate riders, there are plenty of technical sections which will challenge more experienced riders and is perfect for those up for a mountain biking challenge. Note that e-bikes are available and that some of the departure dates are e-MTB only.

  • Category
    Mountain Biking
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    7 days
  • Culture Level
    Familiar
  • Skill Level
    4 - Advanced
  • Activity Level
    4 - Challenging
  • Elevation
    3 - Intermediate
  • Terrain
    Rugged
  • Distance
    213.8 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    35.4 miles
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Start in style on day one with a climb up into the Nevis Range, rewarded with great views, which will paint the picture for the rugged Scottish landscapes to follow.  On reaching the Great Glen you'll follow the Caledonian Canal, have the opportunity for some monster spotting at Loch Ness and as the miles and days pile up, you'll cross the Monadhliath Mountains dropping into the Spey Valley and the Cairngorms.
 
From here on in the trip heads deep into the Glenmore Forest Park, passing through the remote Braes of Abernethy and you'll tackle some river crossings along the way. As you straddle the side of the majestic Cairngorm Mountains, you'll be rewarded with a night in Tomintoul; a 17th century village and the highest in the Highlands - one of your many chances for a wee dram.
 
Ending the off road trails with a superb woodland singletrack to Edzell and then, after a final night of celebrations, pedal the last few miles the next day to the coast at Montrose.
 
 

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Accommodation
  • Guided Bike Tour with friendly English speaking tour guide
  • Meals (as indicated in itinerary)
  • Unless stated, at least one leader qualified in first aid
  • Support vehicle and luggage transfers
  • Airport transfer on scheduled arrival day from Glasgow airport (GLA)
  • Airport transfer on scheduled departure day to Glasgow airport (GLA)
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals where not specified in the itinerary
  • Travel costs and charges for traveling with your bike
  • Personal expenditure (bar bills, hotel facilities etc.)
  • Airport transfers on days other than the scheduled arrival / departure days
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

4 equipment options available
1 tour add-on available