all year

Starting Point

Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh

Best time to travel

all year

Recommended Length

6 - 8 days

Minimum Age *

from 6 years

Activity Level **




- family adventure in the Western Highlands and the Cairngorms National Park
- a ride on the historic Harry Potter movies steam train
- kayaking and canoeing in the Western highlands
- geo-caching adventure in Cairngorms

The misty Scottish highlands set the perfect stage for an exciting family adventure. Spend the days hiking in the breath-taking scenery, canoe through the idyllic landscape along the Caledonian Canal and enjoy the panoramic views on the coast on a kayaking adventure. Enjoy a ride on the iconic Harry Potter steam train and take in the beautiful landscape as you travel between Fort William and Mallaig. Finally, a treasure hunt will take you around the Cairngorms National Park by foot and bike.


Day 1 - arrival - overnight in Fort William
Day 2 - travel on the Jacobite steam train - overnight in Fort William
Day 3 - sea kayaking on the Loch nan Ceall - overnight in Fort William (80km)
Day 4 - canoeing and mountain biking in the Great Glen - overnight in Fort William (90km)
Day 5 - mountain biking in the Cairngorms National Park - overnight in the Cairngorms National Park area (200km)
Day 6 - geocaching and hiking in the Cairngorms National Park - overnight in the Cairngorms National Park (50km)
Day 7 - departure


- accommodation in family friendly hotels with leisure facilities
- private car hire for the entire trip
- activities, visits and tours as outlined with a certified, English speaking guide where desired/required
- all taxes and insurances for the activities
- expert travel planning, trip preparation and 24/7 on-tour support

* The minimum age is based on the minimum age necessary for children to participate in most activities. Some activities might require a higher minimum age, which will specified in each individual proposal. Younger kids are of course welcome on each tour and itineraries can be tailored accordingly.

**  The activity level is based on the amount of tours and activities included (1 - few tours and activities with a lot of free time, 5 - a lot of tours and activities with little free time). The activity level does not reflect the difficulty of the activities or tours included. Itineraries can be tailored to match the preferred level of activity.

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