Outdoor Activities in Scotland – Adventure Activities, Training & Holidays!

Active Outdoor Pursuits provide a diverse range of outdoor activities in Scotland.  From activity days to 5 month instructor training course, we have an adventure for you!  Working across the country from our bases in the Cairngorms National Park and Ayrshire.  We have the widest range of adventure activities, training courses and activity holidays anywhere in Scotland.

Get Active and experience the best by contacting us today for watersports, mountainsports or snowsports activity days. Our activities run throughout the year and include; white water rafting, canyoning, canoeing, kayaking, hill walking, rock climbing, mountain biking and so much more…  Further afield, throughout the summer months Active operates a programme of adventure journeys and expeditions throughout Scotland by sea kayak, canoe, bike and on foot.

In Winter, we offer ski and snowboard lessons and equipment rental.  The venues we use are Cairngorm Mountain, The Lecht, Nevis Range, Glen Shee and Glen Coe. We also offer courses in winter hillwalking, mountaineering and ski mountaineering.

Groups & Instructor Training

For schools, colleges and youth groups we provide 2-5 day multi-activity residentials based at Cairngorms Adventure Centre. We are an approved BCU paddle sports provider, AALA license holder and accredited by Adventuremark, LOtC and IOL. Active are an accredited activities provider (AAP) for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.

If it’s a career in the outdoor industry you’re thinking of, then look no further than Active’s 4 and 5 Month Outdoor Instructor Training Courses.

Accommodation & Equipment Rental

Looking for a place to stay? Whilst visiting the Aviemore area or the Cairngorms, we offer groups and individuals accommodation at Cairngorms Adventure Centre.

Have the skills but not the equipment? Rental for canoe, sea kayak and mountain bike is available throughout the year.  We can drop off & collect equipment from your accommodation and provide support for self led expeditions.  In winter we offer ski and snowboard rental as well as ski mountaineering kit.