Walk Across the Neck of Scotland
Join us in 2019 for our Walk Across the Neck of Scotland. Spend 8 days walking the Great Glen Way – a ruler-straight deep scar in the landscape of Scotland, stretching from coast to coast (see map).
Walk along a series of canals connecting Scotland's east and west coasts, designed to allow boats to travel through the landscape, avoiding the need to sail around the wild north coast. Loch Ness, Loch Lochy and Loch Oich were all connected to produce
Scotland’s epic Great Glen is the gift of a dramatic tectonic collision that raised the Scottish Highlands and opened a giant crack across the entire width of the country.
Surrounded by some of the UK’s highest mountains and filled with four immense lochs, the glen is rich in Highland heritage and is a unique wilderness for those with adventure in their hearts.
- Lonely Planet
the Great Caledonian Canal as it is known today, and these form the basis of the Great Glen Way.
Over millions of years, this natural glen has produced some wonderful landscapes, with deep lochs and rivers, surrounded by mountains and age-old pine forests.
We will be leaving in late June 2019. Walking for 8 days, and staying in hand-picked places along the way. Your bags will be taken by car each day to the next destination.
The walk is graded ‘moderate’. You do not have to be a marathon athlete. In places you will be able to choose between the high road for the views, or the low road along the waterways. (Keep an eye out for the Loch Ness monster!) We will walk for about 4 hours each day, and will stop in some great, local-picked spots for lunch.
Pricing not fixed just yet, but it will cost about $1,000, including bed and breakfast each day, twin share. Add about $270 for single supplement. This does not include flights to and fro, but we are getting some prices together on those too.
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There’s a limit of 10 people on this trip. A $100 non-refundable deposit will secure a spot for you.
Let us know if you're interested! We would love to have you along.
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Photos taken along the Great Glen Way.
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