Scotland is an outdoor adventure playground! Our landscapes of mountains, lochs, woodlands and glens provide the perfect setting for a range of exciting sports and activities. From winter snow to summer sports, there are many outdoor activities on offer all year long around Inverness and the Scottish Highlands. So, whether you prefer to do your own thing, or join a group activity or excursion. Whether you like gentle, relaxing exercise or full-on exhilarating action sports. There really is something for everyone here. Take a look at our selection of outdoor adventures in this spectacular part of Scotland.< Go Back to Things to Do
Inverness and the Highlands is a magical place to explore on two feet or two wheels. Our beautiful and varied landscapes provide lots of great walking and cycling routes. So you can take a scenic stroll or scale a mountain, cycle around a loch or enjoy the fast flowing descents of a mountain bike trail.
This is the ideal location for a fishing holiday, with lots of great spots for catching salmon, trout, pike and perch. Guided fishing is available from companies like You Fish Scotland and makes for a fun day out. And, of course, Scotland is famous for its golf. Golfers will love our choice of world-class courses, including Castle Stuart and Nairn Golf Club.
Scotland’s outdoor sports experiences, such as In Your Element and Explore Highland, give you the chance to take part in fun and thrilling outdoor activities. Including canoeing, kayaking, archery, clay pigeon shooting, gorge walking, mountain biking, abseiling, quad biking, horse riding and more.
Take a tour with a friendly guide and learn more about the magnificent Scottish outdoors. With boat trips, coach tours, walking and cycling tours to choose from, you can explore the area in many different ways. This is an opportunity to take in the best scenery and wildlife, while in the hands of a local expert.