United Kingdom

If you're traveling to the United Kingdom, be sure to set aside time to step outside the amazing cities around the country. From the rolling hills of the Scotland Highlands to the remote and rocky coast and the peace and quiet of the English countryside, the U.K. will surprise you with how much outdoor adventure it has to offer.

Top Adventures in United Kingdom

  • Backpacking Scotland's West Highland Way

    Let me just start by saying that this is probably the raddest hike I have ever done. Although the ideal way is to start from Glasgow and hike all the way up to Ft. William, the scenery just gets better and better as you get closer to the Ft Willia...

    96 miles 2650 ft gain

  • Photograph the Giant's Causeway

    Alright, so there are 2 different ways to see this place: 1: Paying a lot of money for a tour and hotel 2: My way, sneaking in and camping (DISCLAIMER: This is Not legal, but Not illegal)From Belfast you will have to take a bus or train to Colerai...

  • Watch the Sunrise from Arthur's Seat

    Catch a beautiful sunrise (or sunset) from the top of Arthur's Seat. Although you are in the middle of Scotland's capital, you will feel as if you've reached the Highlands. The surrounding, panoramic views, the awesome silence, and the absence of ...

    2.4 miles 650 ft gain

  • Explore Ft. William, Scotland's Steall Gorge

    Just about 10 miles from Ft. William and only a few miles from the end of the West Highland Way you can find the Steal Gorge along with Ben Nevis. Ben Nevis is a famous hill in Ft. William with an amazing view of a lake. Everyone in Ft. William kn...

    3 miles

  • Hike to the Old Man of Storr

    You can reach the Storr car park at the base of the mountain on public transport (Bus 57, running 4 times a day from Portree), or leave a personal vehicle in the parking area on the left side of the A855 heading north from Portree. Still, the most...

    5 miles 2099.7 ft gain

  • Hike to Beachy Head

    There are various ways to access Beachy Head (the highest point) along the Seven Sisters. I recommend starting your hike at the Birling Gap National Trust Car Park but Beachy Head can be accessed at various points along Beachy Head Rd. From the Bi...

    5 miles 100 ft gain

  • Overnight at Lookout Bothy on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

    The Lookout Bothy is at the northern most tip of the Isle of Skye at Rubha Hunish. It is a small, primitive hut that overlooks the North Sea. There are binoculars and whale charts, a shovel for a biff, but not much else by way of amenities – just ...

    3.1 miles

  • Explore the Royal Botanic Gardens

    A fairly easy drive from London, a couple of minutes, parking is accessible and cheap. The entrance of the gardens cost about 15 Pound. But its worth it, trust me. The gardens feature so many things, from tropical to semi-arid, to the many flowers...

  • Hike the Quiraing on the Isle of Skye

    The trailhead for The Quiraing starts at the summit of the road between Staffin and Uig.  Descend towards the Quiraing and loop around through the sheep's gate along the ridge back to your car.  There is minor elevation gain on the way back, but y...

    3.5 miles 1115.5 ft gain

  • Visit The Three Sisters in Glencoe, Scotland

    The "Three Sisters" also known as Bidean nam Bian Mountain in the Scottish Highlands resides in the Valley Glen off A82 going towards the town of Glencoe northwest of Glasgow and Stirling. Entering "Three Sisters Car Park" into google maps or GPS ...

  • Explore Edinburgh Castle

    This historic castle sits atop Castle Rock high above the city of Edinburgh. Humans have occupied the area with some form of a fortress since the 2nnd century. The first royal castle was built in the 12th century and has continued to present time....

    3 miles 500 ft gain

  • Summit Ben Nevis in Scotland

    Must do when visiting Scotland. A popular climbing spot, Ben Nevis can be hiked in one day via the tourist route. In Scotland, hiking is called "walking", mountains are "bens", valleys are "glens" and lakes are "lochs" . But don't let the etym...

    10 miles 4409 ft gain

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