8 days
Duration
8/10
Physicality
April till October
Dates
Scotland
Destination

Scotland’s Best Cycle Tour 

What better way to experience Scotland – by taking one of our Self Guided Scotland Cycle Tours.

 

 

 

 

 

The River Spey rises in the hills above Newtonmore in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. It’s the fastest river in Scotland and as it dashes northwards to the sea it plays a vital role in salmon fishing and Whisky production. This route follows much of the course of the Spey through a wide range of landscapes with many historical, natural and cultural experiences along the way.

River Spey Scotland

 

 

 

 

 

The cycle route isn’t as easy as a gentle riverside path though, this is the Scottish Highlands after all, but the days are quite short and your luggage can be transported between accommodations. Start and finish in the capital of the Highlands, Inverness.

Inverness

 

 

 

 

 

Inverness is a really great small city with fantastic pubs, cafes, and restaurants, many situated along the banks of the river. Inverness also has some great live music venues and the excellent Eden Court Theatre.

Highlights:

  • Inverness, Capital of The Highlands
  • Follow the course of The Spey one of Scotland’s longest and most famous rivers from near its source to the sea.
  • The Cairngorms National Park
  • Cairngorm Mountain Railway
  • Wildlife including red squirrels, ospreys, and dolphins
  • Highland Wildlife Park
  • Strathspey Steam Railway
  • Whisky tours, distilleries, and cooperage
  • Highland Folk Museum – experience life in the Highlands throughout history
  • Outlander locations from the novels and TV series
  • Scottish Dolphin Centre – view dolphins from the shore
  • Cawdor and Brodie Castles
  • Fort George
  • Coastal villages
  • Loch Ness

The tour starts in Inverness the capital of The Highlands following paths and quiet country roads through The Cairngorm National Park, Speyside, Moray Coast, and Culloden Moor.

Based on staying in Guest Houses and using a Hybrid Bike.

Additional information

Tour OptionsAccommodation upgrades available on request, Baggage Transfers available on request, Single Supplement available on request
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Wildlife in Scotland
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