Outdoor Adventure

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There is so much to discover here in Rannoch and in Highland Perthshire in general; the area is renowned in Scotland for its wide range of outdoor activities for all the family. 

From fascinating highland safaris and scary white water rafting to fishing, field sports and golf and the more leisurely pursuits of visiting castles and gardens, quality shopping, Pitlochry theatre, galleries ……  The choice is yours, the choice is endless. 

Rannoch is a haven of peace where you have a large choice of places to walk from easy to difficult and from forest to hills and loch shores.  A great place to cycle, too.

Holiday cottage guests find that there is something for every taste and age and they keep coming back. 

Walking

See our Local Tourism Association Walks information

Perthshire Walks - maps and descriptions
Useful resource for finding walks, includes maps.

Pocket Walks bookletsUseful booklets of walks in the area.

For weather forecasts for the area click on Mountain Forecasts

Please remember that walking in these remote areas requires proper equipment for the terrain whatever the weather, as it can turn nasty very quickly if the mist comes down.  You can get advice from Scottish Mountain Safety and Skills.  It is important to wear suitable footwear and to carry extra warm clothing and a compass.  Do not depend on a mobile phone as there may not always be a signal.

Horse-riding

Sadly, the trekking centre at Blair Castle has closed permanently.  However, you can ride at Taymouth Stables, Kenmore - Mains of Taymouth trekking and learning centre is situated in the heart of Scotland with some of the most spectacular views and scenery. Phone: 07712 321903 

Archery

Book a fun session for your group with Jerry Dunnigan, an expert who makes it a great experience.

Safaris

Highland Safaris, based at Weem on the water to Aberfeldywinner of the ‘Best Visitor Experience’ in Scotland combines the Red Deer Centre with their award winning exhilarating land rover safaris, inspiring walking and biking activities and Perthshire’s only Gold and Gem Panning Centre.

Relax and enjoy the Highland Safaris café and shop set in a unique and stunning location. Don’t miss their new Loch Tay Safaris cruises. Guaranteed to raise a smile and brings the heritage and history of the water to life!

A truly authentic discovery of everything that makes Highland Safaris an exceptional destination.  Take a boat safaris with them too.  See 
www.lochtaysafaris.net

Fishing

For information on fishing, click here

 

Great location for getting around, lots of walks and loads of wildlife. Would thoroughly recommend to anyone wanting to get away from it all and relax in beautiful and peaceful surroundings.....

Geo-caching

a fun way to explore the outdoors and find little 'treasures' at the same time. There are caches on the estate and in the Rannoch area. Here is a link to the Geo-caching website

Eye Spy Wildlife Watching

Eye Spy Wildlife Scotland is a guided wildlife watching organisation based in Tummel Bridge.

Cycle Hire

Rannoch is a great place for cycling on quiet roads. It is the venue for part of the Etape Caledonia, an annual cycling event in May in which over 3000 cyclists take part on closed roads.

Escape Route - Based in Pitlochry - Everything to do with cycling including bike hire.

Water Sports

Splash White Water Rafting trips - Water sports based in Aberfeldy

Nae Limits - White water rafting and other exciting outdoor sports such as Highland Fling Bungee, based at Ballinluig. Tel: 08450 178177  It also has a dog-friendly cafe just off the A9 at Ballinluig.

Loch Tay Boating Centre Cabin cruisers, speedboats and canoes for hire. Open 1 April to 15 October. Tel : 07923 540826

Bungee Jumping

If you feel like a real thrill, try this out at Highland Fling