Activities, tours, courses, etc., in Scotland
Glenferness, near Inverness
From October - April there are ADVENTURE HOLIDAYS based at Glenferness and organised by Adventure Scotland in Aviemore.
River Rafting, Canoeing, Kayaking, Hill Walking, Climbing, Skiing, Ski Touring and Mountain Biking. All with qualified and experienced guides.
Specialist walking breaks in the Scottish Borders, Skye and Mull
Combining the pleasures and companionship of walking, with the attractions of the Scottish countryside, its history and culture. Learmont Mackenzie Travel offer a variety of self-guided walking breaks and guided Saturday walks in the beautiful countryside of the Scottish Borders, about an hour from Edinburgh by car or bus.
They also offer guided walking tours on Skye and Mull, on the west coast of Scotland.
Red deer, conservation, rare breeds and falconry.
One of the most enjoyable and interesting places to visit in Southern Scotland is the The Jedforest Deer and Farm Park; 800 acres in the beautiful rolling hills of the Scottish Borders.
A great family day out; magnificent herds of deer, a large conservation collection of rare breeds of sheep, pigs, cattle, chickens, ducks and others, the chance to see Birds of Prey demonstrations, all in the context of a modern working farm.
Margot McMurdo's Full Day Tour, and Half Day Tours of Edinburgh
Edinburgh Experience is a fascinating bespoke tour with Margot MacMurdo, fully qualified Scottish Blue Badge Tour Guide.
Margot is also the author of City Walks Edinburgh which details 15 walks in and around the city exploring the Old Town, Georgian New Town, Parks, Gardens, Art Galleries and Museums.
Activities and Conservation Programme
The John Muir Trust's object is to "conserve and protect wild places with their indigenous animals, plants and soils for the benefit of present and future generations."
Volunteers run Conservation Programmes and trips such as:
- Isle of Arran, Conservation
- Hebridean Kayak
- Forest of Ae, Earth Skills
- Gaelic Culture, Isle of Harris
For information about joinining these trips see: John Muir Trust Activities and Conservation Programmes
Scottish Charity no. SC 002061 (Company no. 81620)
Outline information about the Southern Upland Way - Scotland's (and the UK's) longest coast to coast footpath.