Plan Your TripAbsolute Escapes | Walking Holidays

Our self-guided walking holidays are a wonderful way to discover the John Muir Way at your own pace. Packages include hand-picked accommodation, bag transfers, guidebook/map, and 24/7 support.

The John Muir Way is a beloved coast to coast trail, stretching some 134 miles from the west coast to east shore of Scotland. It travels through our first national park, the famous Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, along the Roman Antonine Wall, past the Falkirk Wheel, and into the magnificent city of Edinburgh - finishing in John Muir's birthplace of Dunbar.

Our self-guided walking holidays on the John Muir Way include:

  • Carefully selected accommodation along the route and trail transfers when applicable

  • En-suite or private bathroom facilities whenever possible

  • Daily door-to-door baggage transfers

  • Comprehensive information pack, kit list, guidebook and map (one set per room)

  • Personalised itinerary with details of your accommodation, route and recommendations for lunch and dinner

  • Traditional Scottish breakfast

  • 24-hour emergency contact number

  • Full financial protection

Located on Route Section(s)

  • 7 South Queensferry to Edinburgh
  • 8 Edinburgh to Prestonpans




Absolute Escapes, Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street,
Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Latitude: 55.947990
Longitude: -3.186240