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Heathery Heights

Heather Thomas-Smith is an experienced mountain leader with a passion for the outdoors and wants to showcase the beauty of the outdoors with other individuals. Heather also offers a range of outdoor skills courses, which includes basic hill and backpacking skills, to suit beginners to advanced outdoor enthusiasts. If you are looking for a unique gift adventure this Christmas, Heathery Heights is the perfect option for any outdoor enthusiast or those seeking a new challenge in 2022.

Tell us about Heathery Heights, What makes Heathery Heights unique?

Whether you want a day to find peace in nature by the sea, learn about foraging, challenge yourself on a round of Munros, or enjoy a walking holiday in beautiful Argyll - Heathery Heights will always welcome you with friendly, attentive service.''

Heathery Heights Gift Vouchers, Credit: Heathery Heights

What are you most grateful for this season?

''The light and colours of winter create a palette very different to summer; frosted leaves and twigs catching the light like diamonds, incredible sunsets, rainbows playing on the rain and amazing cloudscapes across the hills and sea.''

What are you most looking forward to this Festive Season?

''After many difficult months for so many being able to spend time with close family and friends, this Christmas will be very special. And, of course, we hope to manage a few winter hills, too!''

Heathery Heights Climb, Credit: Heathery Heights

What’s your favourite Christmas tradition?

''Ah, stockings are still a thing even though my daughter is now at Uni - long may it last!''

What makes Christmas in Argyll & The Isles so special?

''We love being able to just walk out the door and enjoy walks right by the sea, explore hidden corners along our coast, summit a wintry hill coated in snow or enjoy the peace of the woods and crunch of frosty leaves.''

Views from Heathery Heights guided walk, Credit: Heathery Heights

- Heather Thomas-Smith at Heathery Heights

In need of more festive inspiration? Head over to the full advent calendar and discover 12 days of Christmas in Argyll & the Isles