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Walks around Ullapool 2022

All Walking trips and Day Walks are bookable for 2022

We haven’t been posting much here recently. The summer has been amazing and most of it we have been out and about guiding folk all around Ullapool and the North-West of Scotland.

We thank every single person who booked with us in 2021, especially all the returning guests. We all need this in times likes this.

Then we got surprisingly a job offer to return to the Canaries for guiding walking trips after a 2 years abstinence. COVID stopped us from regularly heading out in Autumn and Spring.

Now after being here 8 weeks working here we are slowly shifting our focus back to our beloved Scotland and home village Ullapool.

All walks are now bookable from the 1st of April until the 15th of October 2022. Our approach this time is different and every walk can be booked every day. We now have a guide pool in place and can offer more walks per day if needed.

Each walk needs a minimum of at least 4 guests to make it viable.

Should a walk not have the minimum amount of guests a few days before we will offer you either to pay a supplement to guarantee the walk or we refund you in full if this is the preferred option.

Opportunities are endless when it comes to walking and if you don’t find what you like to do please get in touch. We endeavour to find a suitable walk for you or you may have an idea yourself.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our wee corner of the North-West in Scotland in 2022.

All the best.

Rosie & Ben & Corrie

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Ways to spot Highland ‘Coos’

Ways to spot Highland “coos” on your next walking adventure!

Scotland is best known for its rugged landscapes, magnificent castles, historical landmarks, and beautiful, picturesque coastlines.  Another unmistakable part of Scotland’s landscape is our beloved Highland coos!

Best known for their docile temperaments (although you’ll want to keep your distance, just in case), long hairy fringes, distinguishable ginger coat, rubbery noses and prominent horns, Highland coos bring smiles to the faces of locals and visitors alike. They are undeniably a big part of Scotland’s rich history and one of the stereotypical icons often associated with Scotland (along with Haggis and Tartan, of course!).

So, to inspire your future trip to Scotland (for when COVID restrictions allow), we’ve shared some of Scotland’s top coo hotspots below so that you can make the most of them during your walking adventures. VisitScotland has also created a guide on where to spot these iconic beasts.

And if you can’t wait to see them in person, then check out this Coo Cam which gives you an up-close and personal view of Highland cows in their natural environment as they bask in the glorious rolling hills and Scottish sunshine.

Ways to spot Highland 'Coos'

Cairngorms Mountain Adventure

Our Cairngorms adventure includes taking you to the second-highest mountain in the UK, Ben Macdui, and the Cairngorms, the UK’s largest National Park. While here, there’s plenty of opportunities to see Highland coos. You’ll find cattle in the surrounding fields of The Glenlivet Distillery, which is located just north of the park, while Rothiemurchus Estate in Aviemore has its own Highland coos and even a dedicated safari to see the animal’s close-up!

Assynt Mountain adventure

Before heading to Ullapool to walk Stac Pollaidh, this adventure starts in Inverness. While in the town, why not go to see some Highland cattle at one of Scotland’s most historic sites, the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre where the cows are able to be seen from a field beside the centre.

Island hopping walking tour

If you’d like to make the most of your trip to Scotland, our island tour incorporates Arran and the Inner Hebrides. When visiting the Island of Mull to conquer Scotland’s most westerly Munro, enjoy time either side of your walk to take in the island’s gorgeous surroundings and plentiful Highland Cows. The Island’s Glengorm Castle is a good spot. Highland cattle also roam freely on the Isle of Islay so there’ll be lots of chances to catch a glimpse while visiting some of the island’s best-known whisky distilleries as part of your visit.

Ways to spot Highland 'Coos'

Our walking tour packages include guide and accommodation options and we can help you find ways to spot Highland ‘Coos’. If you love the outdoors and being surrounded by Scotland’s nature, you may want to tag some extra days to your trip and make the most of the rural life by staying on a farm.

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For your next adventure in the Great Outdoors!

Hi everyone, after a lot of consideration we decided to create this crowdfunding pledge page as a pay forward scheme for future walking trips with us.

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We know so many people are super keen to get back to enjoying walking in the great outdoors and we can’t wait to get back to guiding and sharing the experiences with you, so as an incentive, we are offering 25% on top of everything that is pledged. So, for example, a £50 pledge would be issued as a voucher with a value of £62.50.

We will send you an e-voucher which can be used on any trip including tailor-made within the next 5 years.

We will also enter every pledge into a fantastic prize draw at the end of the crowdfunding! Please take the time to have a look at our page and watch the short video. Thanking you in anticipation 🙏.

We will update the crowdfunding page regularly with news and Interesting content! Click on the link here to see our page.