cycling holiday in speyside and moray coast
Cycling the Caledonia Way
  • cyclist on the Caledonia Way in Scotland
    Cycling the Caledonia Way

Caledonia Way | Cycle Route NCN78

Trip Summary

The Caledonia Way Cycle Route (National Cycle Network, Sustrans Route 78) crosses Scotland from Inverness in the east to Fort William on the west coast and then south through Oban to the finish in Campbeltown in the Mull of Kintyre. We offer bike hire and cyclist transport services along the route from Inverness as far as Oban so that's the bit we'll describe here. At the moment we are unable to offer one-way bike hire or transport services beyond Oban.

waymarker on the Caledonia Way cycle route


  • Inverness, Capital of The Highlands
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Start Point:

Inverness: Inverness is around three hours by car from Edinburgh and Glasgow and a little less than that from Aberdeen. You can also reach Inverness by train from all major cities in the UK. The airport has direct flights from London, Amsterdam, Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, Birmingham and several other airports.


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...coming soon - under construction


This trip is created using RideWithGPS which we have found to be the best service for smartphone navigation. We will provide a paper map of the route along with turn by turn directions. Files for GPS devices are also available to download.

Book this trip

Our core services are:

  • Bike Hire
  • Cyclist Transport
  • Baggage Transfers

You can follow our suggested itinerary and navigation or use it as a starting point to plan your own trip and find your own way.

Most customers hire bikes and bags from us, carry their own luggage and book their own accommodation. Daily transfer of luggage between accommodation is available as an extra. It is also possible to book an all-inclusive package with accomodation and any other travel service you require through our local tour operator partner.

Whichever way you want to book please click the Booking button below and tell us what you have in mind. It is best to enquire early as availability can be an issue.

Bike Hire

Bike hire is our specialism and we are confident that we have the best hire bike fleet around. We only use top brand equipment and replace bikes every year to ensure up to date specification and the highest standards of reliability and safety. Standard equipment includes:

  • Helmet
  • Pump
  • Lock
  • Spares
  • Tools
  • Water bottle

Choosing the right bike depends on the terrain, your luggage and what type of bike you are used to riding. Hybrid Bikes are the most popular and offer a relaxed riding position. If you are used to drop handlebars and are travelling light then the Road Bikes may be more attractive.

"We want you to enjoy cycling in Scotland as much as we do."

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Baggage Transfers | Luggage Storage

Cycling is more enjoyable when you don't have a heavy load to carry. You can leave your suitcases with us and pack light in panniers. On popular routes like Speyside & Moray Coast, Loch Ness 360 or The Great Glen Way we can arrange daily baggage transfers.

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