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The Cape Wrath Trail

About The Cape Wrath Trail

This is a 11 day walk on one of the most challenging trails in the UK. Our Cape Wrath Trail is 154 miles of the most diverse walking in Scotland. Starting in Kinloch Hourn and finishing at the North West Point of Scotland, you will get to experience the most amazing scenery, from stunning coastline to intimidating mountains and everything in between.
View on the day to Rhiconich

Rocky Coast Line on the way to Cape Wrath
Highlights of This Trail

- The chance to trek the UKs hardest long distance trail.
- Fantastic view of The Torridon Mountain Range
- One of Scotland's most remote but beautiful beaches, Sandwood Bay.
- Reaching The Cape Wrath Lighthouse, the North West Tip of the UK.

What’s Included with This Holiday
  • A qualified Mountain Leader on each day of the trek
  • A Cape Wrath Trail Information Pack
  • All accommodation (ranging from hostels to hotels)
  • Breakfasts at all B&Bs/hotels
  • Luggage transfer to each accommodation
  • Maximum group size of 7
  • Free transport back to Fort William if required
  • Support Vehicle available (so you can skip a section)
  • Free pick up and drop off to Fort William train station
Mountain View on a sunny day

Is This Trail Right for Me?
The Cape Wrath Trail is the most challenging trek we offer. This is not only because of the total distance involved but also because a lot of the walking is off path over uneven and boggy terrain. We would recommend all customers booking on to this trip to have completed long distance trails and/or mountain walks in the past. In addition to the walking you will also have a variety of basic and remote accommodation on the trek, so you will need to be prepared to go without life’s luxuries. If you are unsure if you are suitable for this challenge please ask us for our honest opinion.

At a Glance

Start: Fort William, Scotland
Finish: Cape Wrath, Scotland
Total Length: 154 miles
Number of Days: 14 day trip, 11 days walking
Number of Nights: 13
Difficulty Level: 5/5
What You Will Need

You will be provided with a full kit list, as a guide you will need: walking boots, waterproof trousers, waterproof jacket, hat, gloves, a spare fleece and walking trousers (not jeans or denim), a water bottle, a camera, sun cream, sun glasses and a sun hat. You will also require your personal overnight belongings including sleeping bag for the hostels.
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