About us

Walking Holidays and  Wildlife Holidays and Sea Kayaking in north west Scotland for those looking to explore and discover the Scottish countryside. Our trips are well respected and run at the pace you want. The company is based on the ideal that those who travel through the countryside or look at wildlife want to learn about the what, where, when, how and why of the scenery and creatures they observe.

Founder – Cory Jones

Cory has a varied background in outdoor leadership and training. As a boy he was always bird watching on his local patch or around the north east where he was brought up.
Cory recently undertook the Wilderness Guide Training Programme to become a Wild Scotland Wilderness Guide. He is a qualified teacher, mountain leader and orienteering instructor. In the past he has been Centre Manager at Malham Tarn Field Centre, managed the Lake District National Park Education Service, been Head of Biodiversity and Life-long learning for Sheffield Wildlife Trust, managed rainforest conservation projects in the Philippines and worked overseas as a development adviser before setting up Walking and Wildlife Adventures.

Wild Scotland WGTP logoCory has a host of outdoor qualifications including International Mountain Leader Award, Single Pitch Award and MBLA Trail Cycle Leader Award. He is a member of the Mountain Leader Training Association. Cory also hold the Sea Kayak Leader Award.

Since 2001 Cory has guided across the glob