CALL+44 (0)1997 421 474

Imaginative Small Group Walking Holidays in Scotland and the Faroe Islands

  • North-West Frontiers Approaching the deserted village of Suisnish

    Approaching the deserted village of Suisnish

  • North-West Frontiers Dinner at the acclaimed 3 Chimneys

    Dinner at the acclaimed 3 Chimneys

  • North-West Frontiers The Old Man of Storr

    The Old Man of Storr

  • North-West Frontiers Walking in the Quiraing

    Walking in the Quiraing

  • North-West Frontiers Wonderful coastal walking to MacLeod's Maidens

    Wonderful coastal walking to MacLeod's Maidens


View Skye Taster in a larger map

The Route

Skye Taster

Grade Moderate
  • Experience the contrasting grandeur of Skye
  • Rugged mountain peaks and strange pinnacles
  • Dramatic coastal walking
  • Dinner in the world renowned "3 Chimneys"

 

Delightful walking on the "jewel" of Scotland's islands


This holiday aims to showcase the very best that Skye has to offer. Over the week we will experience the varied and diverse nature of the scenery while enjoying the best local food Skye has to offer.

We will explore the strange basalt pinnacles and ridges of Storr and the Quiraing, with sweeping views towards the Torridon mountains. The Cuillins have been drawing mountaineers for over a 100 years. We take the boat into Loch Scavaig which is arguably the classic way into the Cuillins offering some of the finest views in Scotland.

Scotland's dark history of the Highland Clearances is only too evident as we walk to the deserted villages of Boreraig and Suisnish which provide real contrast against the stark backdrop of the Cuillin.

Skye's coastline presents us with some of the most dramatic and rugged scenery in the country and no visit is complete without a walk to the sea stacks of Macloed's Maidens and Idrigill Point.

We conclude our week of wonderful walking by dining at the highly acclaimed Three Chimney's Restaurant to sample the finest of Scottish food.


Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival

Day 2 - The Quiraing

Day 3 - Macleod's Maidens

Day 4 - The Cullin and Loch Coriusk

Day 5 - Trotternish and Storr

Day 6 - Suisnish and Boreraig

Day 7 - Depart


Accommodation

During the week we will stay at the lovely Sconser Lodge Hotel. You can be sure of a warm welcome in this comfortable former hunting lodge. Relax with a dram while overlooking the sea to Raasay and the hills beyond....


Single Supplement

Single room prices on request


Pickup / Dropoff

Meet at Inverness Railway Station 13:30
Finish in Inverness 11:00


Included / Excluded

Included:

  • 6 nights bed and breakfast in comfortable Highland Lodge Hotel
  • 6 x dinner
  • 5 days walking with a qualified and experienced NWF leader
  • All transport during the trip

Excluded:

  • Travel to and from Inverness
  • Travel insurance
  • Packed lunches
  • Miscellaneous expenses like drinks, entrance fees etc


You may also like...

Faroe Islands Thumbnail

There are few wild, unspoilt and least explored corners of Europe than this far-flung group of 18 islands. The Faroes lie in the middle of the North Atlantic with sheer black cliffs, sea stacks, rugged mountains and fjords that contrast with the picturesque villages

Grade Moderate

Price: £1655

Duration:

7 Nights

View


Departure months
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Ullapool & Assynt Hills Thumbnail

Based in in the pretty fishing village of Ullapool, this fantastic hill walking holiday explores the wild lands of Assynt and climbs some of the most iconic mountains in Scotland during the course of the week

Grade Challenging

Price: £755

Duration:

7 Nights

View


Departure months
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Find a holiday



Reviews

"An excellent introduction of walks. Great food and lovely accommodation. Our leader Angela was great. She coped well with the complex needs/expectations of a diverse group".

Prof P Calverley

"Great trip and guide. Had a great time and Three Chimneys experience was outstanding as was the Sconser Lodge".

Miss M Ryan

"I really enjoyed the variety of walks, the terrain, the views. Angela's skill level as a group leader is superb and made the necceary ajustments with apparent ease".

Miss T Ryan

"We had never been to Skye before and the holiday fulfilled our expectations and gave us a 'taste' of the island".

Mr & Mrs Simmonds

Key to Grades

Read detailed information about the grades for our various holidays - learn more

SEO_ALT Grade 1
SEO_ALT Grade 2
SEO_ALT Grade 3
SEO_ALT Grade 4
SEO_ALT Grade 5

Trip Dossier

For each holiday we have a detailed trip dossier available. Request yours via email or post today...

SEO_ALT RSS News Icon
Order

Latest News

The North-West Frontiers News Blog is packed with useful information and discussions. Catch up on the latest events.

SEO_ALT RSS News Icon

Scottish Trips in the Spotlight

Highlands & Hebrides Discovery Thumbnail
Aug 26 2017
Highlands & Hebrides Discovery
View

Hebridean Hills Thumbnail
Sep 9 2017
Hebridean Hills
View