Hiking and Food Culture Escape

Hiking and Food Culture Escape

Go off-grid on a hiking, wild camping and food culture adventure in remote Scottish mountains and glens

Join Anna, a qualified Mountain Leader, on this beautiful hiking and wild food adventure. Spend a couple of nights out in the mountains and glens on a guided wild camping experience.

Take the chance to swim in pure Highland springs and learn about the unique mountain culture, geology and natural environment. Head into the local village to meet the makers, sample the variety of local produce, and spend a special evening at the beautiful home of one of the Glen's most renowned food makers and Slow Living connoisseurs.

Guided hiking adventure

Nature interpretation

Wild camping under the stars

Exclusive supper club 

Micro-brewery tasting

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Price includes

4 days hiking with a qualified Mountain Leader

2 nights guided wild camping experience with camping equipment

2 nights guest house accommodation (2 people per room)

All meals (4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners)

Gastronomic experiences

5% donation to your chosen Impact Project

Price excludes

Travel to/from the adventure start/end point

Personal travel insurance

Single supplement for sole occupancy room

Any other items not mentioned as included

Accommodation

Wild camping (2 nights)

Historical home guest house (2 nights)

Food & Drink

Local food (locally grown when possible)

Outdoor cooking

Fine dining Supper Club

Beer tasting at local brewery

Equipment Provided

- Wild Country Helm 1 Tent + Footprint

- Terra Nova Elite 350 Sleeping bag + polycotton liner

- Alpkit Cloud Base camping mat

- Osprey Kyte 46 backpack + waterproof cover

- Osprey drybags x 2 for clothes etc.

- Map & Compass (for group use)

- Spork

- Bowl/mug

- Stove

- Gas

- Midge net

- Trekking towel

- Biodegradable soap

- Handgel

- Camp trowel

- Biodegradable toilet paper

- First Aid kit

Equipment Needed

- Lightweight walking trousers or shorts

- Short and long sleeved base layer

- Fleece or warmer layer

- Long sleeve thermal top and leggings (for sleeping in and a spare layer)

- 2 pairs of walking socks

- 2 pairs of pants (+ sports bra as required)

- Waterpoof jacket and trousers

- Insulated jacket e.g. down or synthetic insulation

- Warm hat/headband

- Gloves

- Sun hat/visor

- Sunglasses

- Waterproof walking boots with good ankle support

- Water bottle and filtration system

- Toothbrush, mini toothpaste, insect repellent and suncream

- Headtorch

- Camp pillow

- Walking Poles

- Mobile Phone/ Camera & battery pack (optional)

Arrival & Departure

Start at Spean Bridge Train Station

Departure from Spean Bridge

Slow Travel

We advise travelling on the Sleeper train (from London which also stops in Glasgow) to Spean Bridge train station.

Alternatively, take the train from Fort William to Spean Bridge.

How many people are in the group?

We only operate small group tours in order to minimise our impact on the landscapes and communities we visit.

We take a maximum of 6 people in each group to ensure that everyone gets the most from their Hiking and Food Culture experience in Scotland.

Private trips also available.
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826
GBP
Per person
our community in
Lochaber, Scotland

YOUR LOCAL PARTNER

Sara

the local members BEHIND

Hiking and Food Culture Escape

Sara, our founder, has carefully crafted this adventure with local members to celebrate and share what she loves about Lochaber. On this journey you will meet Anna, a qualified mountain leader with a background in environmental science has a rich knowledge of the area and a passion for connecting people and place. Along with Anna, a community of local producers and slow food pioneers will be fuelling this adventure. Liz will provide hearty provisions for the hill whilst Anja will prepare a feast of local fayre and invite you into her home for a special supper club. Just one field over, Ian-Peter, Lucy and James invite you to taste their beer made on the grounds of a historic home where you’ll spend your last night. Slàinte!

We are proud to work with local partners and members who share our passion for slow adventure, sustainability and regeneration. Together with the local community we have identified a number of projects in Lochaber that you can support by booking with Slow Adventure.

Lochaber, Scotland

impact projects

5% of your adventure price goes directly to supporting one of these four amazing local conservation projects, which you choose at time of booking.

Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team

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Arisaig Community Facilities

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Arkaig Community Forest

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Native Oyster Reintroduction

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5 days / 4 nights
826
GBP per person (inc. 5% donation)
Spring & Summer 2022-2023
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