Renowned for its rugged landscape, whisky tours and extreme sports, Scotland has long been a popular holiday destination for the adventurous. Whether you’re a hard-core adrenaline junkie or just fancy a bit of an exciting day out, we’ve picked our favourite places to head to in Scotland for adventure activities.
Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre is based in the heart of Dumfries & Galloway, and offers adventure and recreational activities for all of the family. Perched in the rolling hills above Scotland’s stunning southern coastline, the centre is home to one of Europe’s longest zip wires, as well as offering archery, clay pigeon shooting, a human slingshot, water zorbing, and Segway adventure tours. The Basecamp café offers a wide range of superb home cooked food with locally sourced ingredients. Booking is essential!
55 minutes from Southerness Holiday Park
Highland Fling Kilgarrie is the place to go if you are a real adrenaline junkie! The purpose built bungee jump platform is suspended under a bridge 40 metres above the River Garry. This iconic and scenic jump site is the only bridge bungee in the UK where you will hurtle towards the river at over 60mph, before the bungee kicks in and flings you skywards.
25 minutes from Tummel Valley Holiday Park
North 58° Sea Adventures offers the budding explorer a unique wildlife experience in the Moray Firth. A unique combination of adventure, exhilaration, and close encounters with marine life and incredible scenery, the experienced and established staff give interesting and informative local knowledge on both the area and its wildlife. With established and knowledgeable local skippers and experienced eco guides, North 58° Sea Adventures is a safe, fun and memorable experience for all.
27 minutes from Nairn Lochloy Holiday Park
Could you be the next Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen? MRM Archery is the place to go if you are looking for Archery experiences for the whole family. With three venues across Central Scotland, MRM Archery offers classes, lessons, coaching, taster sessions, and team building events for any age or ability. Aim to be the best!
45 minutes from Sundrum Castle Holiday Park
With over 14 water and land adventure activities, Nae Limits is a great day out for the whole family. The Wee Limits kids programme is the perfect adventure day for your wee adventurers, or how about some White-Water Rafting for a family activity? For the adrenaline junkies out there then Canyoning or Quad Biking is a must.
32 minutes from Tummel Valley Holiday Park
Hopefully this has given you a good idea on the sort of adventurous days out that are on offer in Scotland. For more activities in the region, check out our Scotland’s local attractions page.