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12th June 2019

3 Most Popular Places in Scotland for a Walking Holiday this Summer

We recently talked about the advantages of a summer walking holiday, and we truly believe summer is the ideal time of the year for a Scotland walking trip. You’ll get to experience the amazing scenery with more comfortable weather than you would in autumn or winter. As summer is upon us, we want to show you 3 of the most popular places in Scotland for a walking trip this summer. Because Scotland has such diverse landscapes, you will have the choice between stunning mountain peaks, city walks, and coastal views.

1. GLENFINNAN VIADUCT TRAIL

2.5 miles (4 km)  long, the Glenfinnan viaduct trail in the West Highlands, was made famous worldwide for its railway by the Harry Potter books and films series. This rocky walk will allow you to have a breathtaking view of Loch Shiel, as well as visit the Glenfinnan Monument, erected in 1815.

Scotland walking trip to Glenfinnan viaduct trail

2. ARTHUR’S SEAT

The remains of an ancient, extinct volcano, located within Holyrood Park, Arthur’s Seat is one of seven hills in Edinburgh! The others being Calton Hill, Castle Hill, Corstorphine Hill, Craiglockhart Hill, Blackford Hill and the Braid Hills. After the 3-mile (4.75 km) walk to the top, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the city.

Scotland walking trip to Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh

3. COASTAL: TOBERMORY BAY

This two-hour walk will lead you to Tobermory Bay on the Isle of Mull. You will be able to admire the seafront and its authentic atmosphere. Picnic spots and viewpoints are available throughout the 3-mile (5.5km) coastal walk. Another walk at the other end of the main street will take you to Tobermory Lighthouse, where you can see as far as the mainland.

Scotland Walking Trip

If you would like to experience an unforgettable Scotland walking trip to one of these fantastic destinations, EasyWays are here to help you, taking care of everything from start to finish. Get in touch today and find out how we can help you plan your Scotland walking trip.