Videos tagged with "wilderness"
HIGHLAND RETREATS [01:54]
World famous for its scenery, quality of life and warm hospitality, the Highlands and Islands of Scotland boast some of the most stunning, unspoilt landscapes in the world. Dramatic mountains and cliffs, ancient forests, crofts, lochs, and glens contribute to a uniquely memorable experience that brings people back time and time again. Here at Highland Retreats, it is our aim to provide you with the most wonderful holiday homes, designed and built to the highest of standards. All of our apartments offer you both comfort and convenience, with modern furnishings and all those little extras that help to make your stay a memorable one, such as goose down duvets and 42-inch flatscreen TVs. Many previous guests have remarked on how well equipped our holiday retreats are, with everything you could want thoughtfully provided, in order to make your experience the most pleasant one imaginable. We currently have holiday retreats available at River Court in Invergarry, which is perfectly situated for exploring the whole north of Scotland. Our other retreats can be found at Glenloch View, Fort William, which is widely known for it's breathtaking scenery and outdoor potential. All of our locations offer fantastic access to the great outdoors whether you are here to bask in the tranquil wilderness of Northern Scotland or you want to get involved with all of the activities that the Scottish Highlands have to offer. Every member of our team is committed to meeting your needs, helping to ...
Wilderness Scotland Guide - Becs Morris [01:41]
Becs Morris has been working as a guide for Wilderness Scotland for quite some time now, she's been lucky enough to guide a whole host of our trips including wilderness walking, sea kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking and family holidays, and has been to pretty much every far-flung corner of the Highlands and Islands. A native Scot, Becs is a fount of all things Scottish, be it history, landscape, flora, fauna or wildlife, Becs has a real talent for opening your eyes to the beauty of your surroundings and helping you discover the new and exciting. We managed to pin her down for a few moments to record this short film, where she tells us a little bit about herself and some of the things she loves about Scotland!
Tags: Scotland, guide, walking, wilderness, hiking, trekking, mountain biking, sea kayaking, family, highlands, canoeing, landscape, wilderness scotland
This week in.....North West Scotland: Beauty on my doorstep! [18:22]
My love affair with Scotland goes all the way back to the days I was a wee tearaway boy - and has stayed with me ever since. Though these days, mummy doesnt need to know I'm going off into the wilderness! For me, theres no place more beautiful on this earth and this 7 day adventure show cases the very best of the Scottish landscape, history and legacy. I still cant believe we fitted all this in just 7 days! I really needed a break to recover! Featuring: the worlds only scheduled flight to land on a beach (Barra) and my very first car crash! (yes, this really was caught on video!)
Tags: Scotland, Fort William, Jacobite, steam train, Mallaig, Isle of Skye, Armadale, Uig, Uist, Lochmaddy, Benbecula, Barra, Castle Bay, Oban, Inverness, Lochinver, Durness, Castle Stuart
Choosing the Right Daypack for Walking in Scotland [02:10]
Choosing the perfect daypack could have your head in a spin, with a world of options out there how can you be sure which one is right for you?! Our expert Guide, Becs, has a lifetime's experience when it comes to walking kit, and here she shares her knowledge to help you pick a pack that ticks all the boxes for your wilderness walking trip in the Highlands of Scotland.
Tags: Scotland, Walking, Hiking, Highlands, Highlands of Scotland, Trekking, Daypack, Backpack, Wilderness, Wilderness Walking
Wilderness Walking: What Footwear? [02:21]
If you're planning a walking holiday this season, you've probably been scratching your head in wonder at the mountain of footwear options available! This Highlands of Scotland is an amazing place to take a walking holiday, but the terrain can be much more rugged and challenging than anticipated, and of course, the weather isn't always walker-friendly! To make sure you get the most from your footwear, and your walking holiday, our expert Guide, Becs, talks thorough the best walking footwear options.
Tags: Hiking, Walking, Wilderness, Scotland, Highlands, Footwear, Holiday, Wilderness Walking, Highlands of Scotland, Mountain