There is a famous quote from Billy Connolly said that “there are 2 seasons in Scotland which are June and winter. But, anyone who loves hiking or walking in this beautiful country knows that even the weather can’t stop them for hiking in this ancient landscape. It’s the sun, wind, rain, sleet, and constantly changing and shifting that make hiking in Scotland so enchanted. So here we are best hikes to do in Scotland.
1. Glen Tilt, Blair Atholl
Glen Tilt is one of Scotland’s lesser known glens yet best hikes to do in Scotland. The magnificent hike will be started on Old Bridge of Tilt which is a clue for a lot of unique bridges made of stone that hunker down the scenery. Scotland is Big Tree Country that populated by the tallest trees in Britain. Stay in the Atholl Estates which a Scandinavian-style hut. The lodge is very popular and people all around the centuries come here to see the important figures such as Mary Queen of Scots and Queen Victoria.
2. Castle Tioram, Ardnamurchan
Ardnamurchan is a slender calloused finger of a peninsula pointing outward to wild seas located in the most westerly point of Britain. Hike there will be witness many varied walk through coastline, woodland, moorland, heathland, that begin on the banks of Loch Moidart where a ruin raised on a rocky tidal island, Castle Tioram, presides. Hike along sections of one of the Highlands’ most beautiful routes, the Silver Walk. Then you will passing lochs, reservoirs, heading the heather-clad hulls and pretty much every ace of nature that the route has to offer.
3. Kyle of Durness, Sutherland
One of best hikes to do in Scotland is probably Kyle of Durness which surrounded by nothing but the wide open seas and the squall of seabirds since it stand on the tip of Faraid Head. Hike to Kyle of Durness means you will feel you’ve found the very edge of the island of Britain. A remote, criss-crossing vast dunes, grassy headlands, and surprisingly gentle walk, happening, upon some of the most fascinating white sand beaches. And the beaches is the one that you’re likely to encounter anywhere in the Scotland or even UK. Don’t bother to seek paths since this is about leisure hiking. Paddling in the clearest and coldest of waters and pick up shells.
4. Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh
Robert Louis Stevenson said that this one of best hikes to do in Scotland which is a ruinous eruption-hill that made Holyrood Park as “a hill for magnitude, a mountain in virtue of its bold design”. The view that you get as you hike are the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, The Firth of Forth, Leith,and out to the Bass Rock. All of them are fabulous view!Wander the paths, circle the crags, and take refuge with the dog walkers in Hunter’s Bog. It’s amazing enough to find hiking route like this in a capital city. There’s no need to climb Arthur’s Seat either.
That’s 4 best hikes to do in Scotland. There are more hiking route to go in Scotland!