Thistle Trekking

Thistle Trekking – Guided UK Walking Holidays

Thistle Trekking provides guided walking holidays in the UK, including West Highland WayCape Wrath Trail and The Skye Trail. All our guided treks give you the luxury of enjoying the walk without having to worry about organising all the details, including accommodation and baggage transfer, or worry about trying to find your way. This means you can just enjoy the trail and let us do all the worrying for you!

Our Most Popular Guided Walking Holidays

The West Highland Way - Above Rannoch Moor
The West Highland Way
Cape Wrath Trail
The Cape Wrath Trail
Skye Trail Group with the Cuillin Ridge in the Background
The Skye Trail

Why Book With Thistle Trekking

At Thistle Trekking we understand how important it is to make sure that your guided walking holiday is well organised, stress-free and on a beautiful trail. We also pride ourselves on making sure your whole experience with us is friendly, fun and a holiday you will never forget! Many of our customers come back to us year after year and welcomed back each time as friends.

All of our walking holidays include a trek manager, accommodation, baggage transfer, and a support vehicle – so you can skip a section of the trail if you need to. Also, you will of course have a qualified guide (UK Mountain Leader or higher) with you on every day of the trail.

Group looking very happy with Loch Lomond in the background.
Group at the top of The Devil's Staircase on The West Highland Way
Lady smiling on a sunny day on The Cape Wrath Trail
Group photo in front of Loch Lomond on The West Highland Way

Customer Comments

I’ve done trips with many outdoor companies during the past 40 years. Thistle Trekking stands among the best of these businesses in my experience. I recommend them without hesitation.

Sam M

I have had a fabulous week and cannot think of a single thing that would improve it, not like me but I am genuinely lost for something to moan about!

Jayne W

The perfect combination of nature, friendship, sport, culture, landscapes and fun. It was good organisation and a wonderful guide. We had beautiful holidays and we made good friends!

Anna F

I have to say, because of Thistle Trekking, it has given me a new lease of life, thank you

David B

I think you have got it dead right and it works very well

Graham B

It was excellent and would not hesitate in booking another trip.

Alex G

Meet The Team

Thistle Trekking was created by a qualified Mountain Leader, who has a passion for trekking all over the world. We have a small team of guides who all share a real understanding of your needs and desires. Together we do everything we can to make your holiday special. Read more about us here.

Scarlet, Thistle Trekking's Founder and Guide
Ollie with climbing rucksack
Rosie on a summit above the clouds
Photo of Harry relaxing
Photo of David, Thistle Trekking's Managing Director
Photo of John, Mountain Leader
Harvey Maps Working Together
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