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Walkabout Scotland

Floor TMP 4th 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PR, Scotland
+44 131 243 2664
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Skye Discovery a challenge and a delight

We picked Walkabout Scotland based on prior reviews and were glad we did. While my husband and I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JudithAM
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Heart of the Highlands walking trip

We just finished a six day trip in the Scottish Highlands and it was fantastic. Thoroughly enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
JEJ4938
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Chicago, Illinois
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As one of the leading walking holiday tour operators in Scotland, we offer you an unrivalled walking and hiking experience through the spectacular scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Join a small group of like-minded travellers and explore Scotland with the experts.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Floor TMP 4th 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PR, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We picked Walkabout Scotland based on prior reviews and were glad we did. While my husband and I are in our 60's the others in our small group were 20's to 50's. Florence was an amazing guide and knowledgeable on the history of Scotland, the...More

1  Thank JudithAM
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jon-walkabout, Owner at Walkabout Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind feedback, Judith!

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

We just finished a six day trip in the Scottish Highlands and it was fantastic. Thoroughly enjoyed the hikes, easy to communicate with the tour group when booking and planning, and a fantastic guide. If you want to have some longer hikes of moderate, not...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent way to see the Hebrides snd savour the local libations. We were well taken care of. Stronky recomnended

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

My spouse and I were on the September "Orkney Encounter Tour". The hikes were amazing and the other guests in our group (save one) were incredible. Our guide was nice as well. As noted in other review (mountven2) Walkabout Scotland would benefit from sharing a...More

1  Thank Andrew F
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

I took the 7-day Orkney Encounter Tour in September, the area is magnificent and well worth a visit. I had looked forward to the ferry trips, the short exciting plane ride, the incredible history and ruins, and walks along the coastal paths. I was not...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful trip!!!. I had never attempted a long distance multi day hike before and am so glad that I did the West Highland Way. This was a trip I would Never have been able to organize on my own. It was great to know...More

Thank Denise G
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was definitely a highlight of our trip to Scotland. I appreciate that this company is so service oriented. They picked us up in Glasgow and though our original guide had to be replaced, everything went fairly smoothly. If you're lucky enough to have Sam...More

1  Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

The whole week was fabulous. Super guide Stuart was amazing. He saw to it that each of us got the challenge and experience we needed. At 76 years old I was a little nervous as to whether I could handle it but Stuart was great...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A very memorable trip with a great group and even greater guide Stuart. He did a wonderful job tailoring each days activities to the abilities of the group. Five stars to him but only four for the management/ownership of the tour company for adding two...More

1  Thank Doug V
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

The walk itself is beautiful. We had a very friendly & personable 'guide', however, she had never done the walk before and did not know the route and was not familiar with anything we saw along the way. Weren't told of the history or pertinent...More

2  Thank brookdj1
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jon-walkabout, Owner at Walkabout Scotland, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Hi David Thank you for your feedback. Please find below the reply from our (very experienced) colleague, TF. it was one of the busiest weeks of the year, being school holidays and this year seems ti have been busier than ever. We did get good...More

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
...More
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Martyn S
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Response from jon-walkabout | Property representative |
Hi Martyn Yes we have had plenty of bookings so far for 2015 with one unfortunate trip cancellation so far. Please email directly and we will pick up your enquiry. Regards Jon
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