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Private William Wallace Way walking holiday

William Wallace Way walking holiday

Beginning and ending in the historic City of Stirling, this route links some haunts of Wallace, Scotland’s 13th century national hero.

This holiday takes in some of the fascinating villages around the Carse of Stirling, and some wonderful panoramic viewpoints of the surrounding landscape.

The varied route of 60 odd miles or so, with its castles, monuments, woods and riversides will certainly be memorable.

What customers said about this holiday

“I was sorry when my holiday ended - a great walk with great scenery led by a great team and excellent leadership.”

“Wonderful weather and scenery was stunning - thank your for a great holiday.”

Out of Season Scottish Ways

If you like to explore the countryside when it's quieter, then doing so out of season is the way; that adds to the adventure and also to the challenge. Between mid October and Easter you can have the ways and trails pretty much to yourself – they're absolutely great then! Contact us for more details.

Book Your Private William Wallace Way Walking Holiday

Group size: Price SRS Select your group size & start date
4-5 £759p.p n/a
6 £699p.p n/a

At a glance...

  • Grade:
  • Price: From £699p.p
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Accommodation: 5 nights
  • Accom type: Guest House
  • Walking/Exploring: 6 days
  • Group min: 4
  • Group max: 6
  • Meet: C-N-Do Office, Stirling
  • Finish: C-N-Do Office, Stirling

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map - William Wallace Way walking holiday

Your walking holiday includes:

  • Qualified Walking Group or Mountain Leader
  • 6 walking days
  • 5 nights Guest House accommodation
  • Full Scottish Breakfast
  • Transport from and back to Stirling
  • Daily transport as required and for baggage

Guided William Wallace Way - Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: From an auspicious start at the site of William Wallace’s most famous victory, the battle of Stirling Bridge, our route climbs up via the Beheading Stone to the Castle, probably the most magnificent of Scotland’s castles, and our first amazing view. After a wee look round we drop down via the Smith Museum to weave a way over the flats to reach Cambusbarron. (An easy start of ~2.5-3mls / 4-5km).

Day 2: From there via highways, forests and byways to cross the hillside and drop down to the pretty village of Gargunnock. Then generally following the foot of the Gargunnock escarpment, we head for Kippen with its airy view across the Carse to the mountains beyond (~9mls / 14km).

Day 3: The character of the route changes as we drop down through Buchlyvie to cross Flanders Moss, the land of the Moss Lairds, and into the National Park to reach Aberfoyle (~ 12mls / 19km).

Day 4: All change again as we cross the Mentieth Hills using the ancient trading, droving and raiding route dating back to Roman times, to reach the bustling village of Callander at the foot of the Highland Line (~10mls / 16km).

Day 5: Today’s route is a pleasant and varied walk, finally following the River Teith to end at Doune Castle, a magnificent late 14th century courtyard castle, built for the Duke of Albany (~12mls / 19km).

Day 6: And finally weaving our way to and across the corner of the Ochil Hills to drop down surprisingly to Stirling University and the Wallace Monument where there will be time to climb up to the top. (~9mls / 14km).

Video from our William Wallae Way Walking Holiday

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Recommended Reading for the William Wallace Way

To get the most from your William Wallace Way walking holiday you may wish to do some background reading prior to departure.

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