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SCOTLAND LUXURY BIKING

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    Self-Guided

    Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.

    Daytime Guided

    Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.

    24/7 Guided

    Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.

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    Level 1: Occasional

    Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain with a few small hills—all very manageable for people trying their first biking trip.

    Walking – 6-10 km (4-6 mi.) a day on country lanes, footpaths and coastal or forest trails, all on relatively flat terrain, perhaps with an occasional hill.

    Level 2: Recreational

    Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over terrain that’s relatively flat but will include inclines and the occasional climb or two.

    Walking – 8-12 km (5-7 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain, with occasional steeper climbs.

    Level 3: Enthusiast

    Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day in gently rolling countryside, with occasional longer climbs to points that are well worth the effort.

    Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over rolling terrain on a variety of surfaces. Most days, one or two steeper climbs to spectacular viewpoints or places of interest.

    Level 4: Avid

    Biking – Roughly 50 km (30 mi.) a day in consistently rolling countryside, with repeated climbs and longer options available.

    Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) over terrain that varies between rolling and hilly, with a few steeper climbs.

    Level 5: Expert

    Biking – 50-60 km (30-45 mi.) a day over both level and tougher, hillier terrain with multiple 100 km (62 mi.) options. The routes are designed for avid cyclists and include plenty of chances to push yourself.

    Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over fairly hilly terrain offering lots of challenges. Routes are along high meadow paths and/or well-maintained cliffside or alpine trails, with a few steep ascents to make you feel invigorated.

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Cruise Between Mountain Passes

Very little changes in the rural corners of the British Isles Scotland and Wales, and what does change, changes slowly. On this adventure we’ll facilitate a slightly different approach putting you on two wheels to speed along quiet back-country roads and gorgeous mountains passes so you can slip into traditional villages where the progression of historic castles into restored, amenity-rich hotels can truly be appreciated. While some things do stay the same, innovation always finds a way. On our radar?  The evolved culinary scene which sees celebrated chefs debunking the myths of Scottish food past.

Trip designed by Travel Expert Dane Tredway

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6 Days / 5 Nights
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Level 3

This trip is appropriate for travellers who enjoy moderate to challenging rides and are up for an incline or two. The terrain we cover is varied: we’ll enjoy some gentle rolling hills with options for steeper, more demanding climbs, off road cycle paths and quiet backcountry roads. Short and long options are available on most days. Your guide will be able tailor the activities to the group’s abilities. Rewarding views are guaranteed!

What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.

In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.

  • 1 nights at Monachyle Mhor (Farmhouse)
  • 2 night at Fonab Castle (Castle Room)
  • 2 nights at The Fife Arms (Nature & Poetry)
  • 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 1 dinner
  • Private services of a professional local guide
  • Use of a hybrid bicycle & helmet (e-bikes available with a supplement)
  • All transfers from pick up to drop off
  • Gratuities for third party suppliers
  • Steam boat cruise on Loch Katrine
  • Whisky distillery tour & tasting
  • Entrance fees & tour of Blair Castle
The Bikes

You can’t enjoy a great biking trip without a really great bike. On this trip, we’ll use well-tuned, high-quality, local bikes that provide the perfect fit for your size and weight.

Local Bikes

trip pool Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help.

Call us to create an independent travel experience that fits your needs—we can also arrange for a local guide.

Spend more time in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is surely one of the UK’s most whimsical cities, with its namesake castle and the peak of Arthur’s Seat as its backdrop. In addition to the historic sights of the Royal Mile (ask us about a walking tour!), there are many fine galleries, fabulous restaurants and some of the world’s top golf courses nearby. One to two days in the city would be ideal.

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