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Scotland

Eagle's Crag Scotland Adventure

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    Holiday Duration

    7 nights

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    Price From

    £2850 per person

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    Season

    Year Round

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    Wild Rating

    3 out of 5

Holiday Idea

This week-long holiday is the ultimate outdoor activity holiday, staying at Eagle's Crag on the Alladale Wilderness Reserve in the Scottish Highlands. Embark upon cycling, hiking and driving pursuits to explore the rugged and beautiful terrain of outstanding natural surroundings where a rewilding project is restoring this unique area to its former glory.

Itinerary

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Day 1 | Arrive at Alldale

Arrive at the Alladale Wilderness Reserve, your home for the next 7 nights. Take in the breathtakingly beautiful Highlands scenery as you drive down the windy road to Eagle's Crag which sits nestled at the base of the rugged mountain landscape. Unpack and get settled and enjoy your first evening meal. 

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Day 2 | 4x4 Guided Safari

After breakfast, head out for your first day exploring the reserve on a 4x4 guided wildlife safari. Your ranger will tell you about Alladale's famous 'rewilding' project which involves reforestation and the reintroduction of native animal and plant species, including Scottish wild cats. Later, prepare your 3-course evening meal with the ingredients which are delivered to you daily. 

View down the valley of the river and Deanich Lodge with the mountain behind at Alladale Nature Reserve in the Highlands in Scotland

Day 3 | Cycling Adventure

Explore the reserve on your bike today. Follow the track along Glen Mohr and experience the rough solitude of Alladale's wildest corners, or perhaps take the route along Glen Alldale for an uphill ride to spectacular views across the Scottish Highlands. On sunny days, a longer cycle to Dornoch is well worth the trip. Perhaps pack a picnic to enjoy on the beach before returning home.

A stag facing towards the camera with the sun cast onto the mountain beyond on the Alladale Wilderness Reserve in the Scottish Highlands

Day 4 | Optional Activities

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before 

Trout jumping in the river on the Alldale Wilderness Reserve in the Scottish Highlands

Day 5 | Trout Fishing Excursion

With the choice of 10 different lochs, Alladale is a great place for enthusiastic fly-fishers, or just for those wanting to try a unique, new activity. A guided fishing experience includes an informative hike to the loch where you can take in the fresh air of the unspoilt Highland landscape. In the evening, relaxing by the fire and enjoy a delicious freshly-sourced meal.

Scottish wildcat in the undergrowth on the Alladale Wilderness Reserve in the Scottish Highlands

Day 6 | Biking Experience

Head out on the mountain bikes again and explore the routes which snake around the reserve that you are yet to discover. Take in views of the beautiful, mirror-still lochs and rugged mountain peaks and look at for the resident wildlife, including Scottish wild cats, boar and deer stags. Enjoy free time the afternoon and perhaps pre-book a relaxing beauty and wellness treatment who can visit on request.

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Day 7 | Explore the Highlands

Today is the day for venturing further afield to discover the hidden gems of the Scottish Highlands. Choose from a whole host of unique and wild destinations and activities from dolphin watching trips to castle visits and trying local and freshly-caught seafood. 

View out of the window of the valley and mountains at Alladale Lodge in the Scottish Highlands

Day 8 | Departure Day

Enjoy your final breakfast and a last stroll around the reserve before packing up to leave Alladale and head home.

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What's included

  • Seven nights staying at Eagle's Crag on the Alladale Wilderness Reserve
  • Seven days of fully catered meals which are delivered daily
  • A guided 4x4 driving safari around the reserve with a local ranger
  • Two full days of mountain bike hire
  • A guided trout fishing experience to catch for your evening meal

The price of this suggestion is based on four people staying at Eagle's Crag for seven nights in low season. There is an additional charge of £270 per night for each extra guest, sleeping up to 8.

Speak to a Scotland specialist to hear all about the incredible wild experiences on offer at the Alladale Wilderness Reserve.

Would you like a price including flights? Get in touch today.


Our Scotland team would love to start planning your Eagle's Crag Scotland Adventure holiday