Biking Tours

Adventures By Bike In Scotland

Scotland is renowned for its stunning natural heritage, breathtaking landscapes, abundant and diverse flora & fauna, and is an outdoor playground that is the envy of many countries. From the rugged coastlines to the majestic Highlands, Scotland offers so many opportunities for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts. For those passionate about backpacking, Scotland is nothing short of a Mecca, with routes such as the fabled Highland Trail 550 and the Cairngorms Loop. The Scottish Highlands provide a perfect backdrop for dirt roads and singletrack riding, making it an ideal destination for bikepacking enthusiasts of all skill levels.

Biking In Scotland

Scotland has many stunning bikepacking routes, each offering a unique and unforgettable experience. From the North West’s remote wilderness to the mountainous trails of the Cairngorms, there is a route to suit every taste and ability level. Bikepacking in Scotland allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, immerse yourself in the wild places en route, and learn about the rich history and culture of the region.

At In Your Element, we will take the hassle out of planning your bikepacking adventure. Our experienced team will provide all the necessary equipment, ensuring you have everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable journey. We also offer expert advice on suggested personal kit and clothing, route suitability for participants, and any other planning considerations, allowing you to focus on the experience.

Accommodation during your bikepacking adventure can be tailored to your preferences, whether you sleep under a canvas or perhaps in a comfy guesthouse or hotel. We work closely with local providers to ensure that your accommodation is comfortable, convenient, and in keeping with the spirit of your adventure.

At In Your Element, we understand that every group is unique, so we design our itineraries to progress at a pace suited to the group, not the guide. Whether you’re a seasoned bike packer or a newcomer to the sport, we’ll ensure your adventure is tailored to your needs and abilities.

A tent pitched by a picturesque loch on a bike packing trip, bike leaned against a tree.

What Can Groups Expect from an In Your Element Multi-Day Adventure?

When you embark on a multi-day adventure with In Your Element, you can expect to be guided by passionate, experienced professionals who love what they do. Our local guides are knowledgeable about the locations you’ll visit and skilled in delivering all the best bits as part of your itinerary. Their contagious enthusiasm ensures that your adventure will be enjoyable and memorable.

We pride ourselves on providing well-maintained, high-quality equipment specifically designed for the task at hand. From bikes to camping gear, we ensure that everything you need is in top condition, allowing you to focus on the experience.

As international partners to the Leave No Trace organisation, we are committed to delivering our adventures sustainably and responsibly. This ethos is woven into every aspect of what we do, from how we travel to the venue to the equipment we use, food storage, our approach to wild toileting, disposal of rubbish and waste, and even the cleaning products we use on return to base. Our guides will take every opportunity to share the Leave No Trace principles with participants without turning it into a lecture session.

Above all, a multi-day adventure with In Your Element is an opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you’re bonding with friends, challenging yourself to new heights, or simply soaking in the beauty of Scotland’s wild places, we guarantee that your experience will be remembered. 

Why Choose In Your Element

As a fully mobile activity company, In Your Element has the flexibility to deliver experiences at numerous locations across Scotland. This allows us to tailor our adventures to your needs and preferences, ensuring you maximise your time with us.

We understand that groups often have different levels of ability and experience, so we offer the option to split groups accordingly. This ensures everyone can enjoy the adventure at a pace that suits them without feeling held back or pushed beyond their limits.

We can cater to different needs and preferences for larger groups, even across multiple locations simultaneously. Our experienced office team will work closely with you to design an itinerary that meets your requirements, taking care of all the logistical arrangements so that you can focus on enjoying your adventure.

How to Book

Booking your bikepacking adventure with In Your Element is a straightforward process. Contact our travel advisers to discuss your requirements and seek advice on itineraries and logistical considerations. To provide you with an accurate quote, we will need the following information:

  • The number of participants in your group
  • The nature of the group (e.g. adults, youths, previous experience, special requirements or requests)
  • Your objectives for the experience (e.g. sightseeing, nature-based experience, coaching, a bucket list adventure)
  • The time available for the experience
  • Transport availability to reach the venue
  • Proposed date and timings

Armed with this information, our team will work with you to craft a bespoke bikepacking adventure that meets your needs, exceeds your expectations, and creates lasting memories in the stunning Scottish wilderness.