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Walking in the Scottish Highlands Short Break

From $975.00
5 Days & 4 Nights

Walking in the Scottish Highlands Short Break

  • Relaxing walks alongside rivers, through serene glens and past waterfalls
  • Superior hand-picked accommodations in characterful towns and villages
  • Explore the fairy-tale Blair Castle and its nine-acre walled gardens
  • Killiecrankie, site of the first Jacobite rebellion victory
  • Whisky tastings galore at Dewar's and Blair Atholl distilleries
This 5-day short break in the Scottish Highlands immerses you in its impressive landscapes and you can enjoy relaxing walks combined with intriguing history and culture. Visit the treasure-filled rooms of Blair Castle and see Soldier's Leap, a famous spot from the 1689 Battle of Killiecrankie. Why not try a whisky tasting at the Blair Atholl Distillery and give Scotland's infamous haggis at one of the many great traditional restaurants a go? The town of Pitlochry and the village of Blair Atholl are full of character and where you will spend your overnights in superior accommodations. Walk in the rolling hills of Perthshire through towering forests, alongside rushing rivers and through peaceful glens.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Blair Atholl and overnight Day 2 Blair Castle & Estates Walk and Exploration 4 miles / 7 km Day 3 Walk to Pitlochry via Killiecrankie 9 miles / 14 km Day 4 Explore Pitlochry. Optional Ben Vrackie Lochan Walk 5.5 miles / 9 km Day 5 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 3kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 3kg is equivalent to 10 miles in a medium-size gas car. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.

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