Scotland - The Remote Highlands
North West Scotland is one of the last great scenic cycling secrets in Europe; a vast wilderness of extraordinary mountains set in ancient rock and moorland. On our Scotland cycling holiday you will explore narrow roads winding through beautiful heather clad hills, high sea cliffs and waterfalls.
The 8 day itinerary begins in Inverness. From here we transfer to Ardgay where our cycling begins. We enjoy rugged scenery heading towards west coast Achultibuie as we through a landscape which becomes more spectaular with every locomotion of the wheel. Traditional life continues in the crofting and fishing villages that lie along the shores of the sea lochs. The view over the sea to the Summer Isles is the perfect reward to end your first day's cycling. We then ride north through the rich farmland heading seawards. You will marvel at the sheer magnificence of the atlantic scenery. redspokes' Scottish mountin biking adventure continues to the small fisihing port of Lochinver. We pass the white sands of Scourie bay as we cycle through a lunar landscape of lochs and mountains heading for Cape Wrath. Our ride ends when we return to Ardgay, with a train ride back to Inverness. We arrive in Inverness around 1pm with plenty of time to catch an afternoon flight or train.
Beaches, mountain passes, green valleys, lochs and fast flowing rivers. Scotland has them all and what better way to see them than from the saddle of a bicycle?
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Day to Day Details
- West coast Achultibuie.
- Crofting and fishing villages.
- Dramatic Atlantic Scenery.
- Cape Wrath.
- Sea lochs and green glens.
This map is for illustration purposes only and may not show the exact route taken on this tour.