Our Activities

In Your Element has been offering amazing outdoor activity experiences across Scotland since 2003.  Award-winning In Your Element offers a huge range of outdoor activities near Inverness & Loch Ness, Aviemore & the Cairngorms, Loch Lomond the Trossachs and Argyll, Fort William and Loch Tay, as well as many other places in Scotland.

Use the In Your Element activity finder to look for outdoor experiences for you or your group, at a location close to you.


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group of people canoeing

Canoeing is something that everyone should try at some point! With so many amazing locations to explore in Scotland, there is a canoe tour just waiting for you.

From 2 to 5 hours
5 yrs min age
walking group in the mountains waving at camera
Guided Walks

Guided walks exploring Scotland’s wonderfully wild forests, hills, lochs and rivers, tailored to your group.

From 1 to 6 hours
12 yrs min age
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Highland Games

A fun-filled, laid-back outdoor event with a Scottish twist – our Highland Games events are always fun.

1.5 to 2 hours
6 yrs min age
the legs of someone paddleboarding on a sunny. you can't see the person above their knees.

Quickly becoming the fastest growing paddlesport in the UK, Stand Up Paddleboarding is must try activity!

From 1.5 - 3 hours
12 yrs min age
person smiling as they rock climb
Rock Climbing

In Your Element rock climbing sessions are tailored to suit the group’s needs, from introductory coaching to developing technique on more difficult pitches.

2 to 2.5 hrs
8 yrs min age
Sea kayaking under a rainbow, west coast scotland
Sea Kayaking

Sea kayaking at awesome Scottish coastal locations for novices to find their feet, or perhaps more exposed sea conditions for the confident paddler.

From 2 hrs to multi-day
14 yrs min age
Blinfolded Team building challenges
The Ultimate Team Challenge Quest

Task cards, challenge grids and a whole host of mental and physical challenges results in THE most awesome, team challenge fun!

2.5 hours
18 yrs min age
Canoeing on scottish loch
Canoe Loch Arkaig

This is a truly idyllic 2.5-hour canoe experience in one of the most picturesque paddling areas in the Highlands of Scotland.

2.5 hours
5 yrs min age
A young boy at front of a canoe on a gentle canoe journey on a scottish loch
Canoe Loch Ness Discovery

Our Loch Ness canoe taster tour is ideal for those who are short of time, or perhaps have younger children that you don’t think could sit still for a whole or half day!

1 hour
5 yrs min age
Canoeing on Loch Tay
Canoe Loch Ness Explorer

Explore the beautiful, southern end of world-famous Loch Ness in the company of a fully qualified canoe guide.

2.5 hours
7 yrs min age
coasteering - jumping off cliff into the sea
Coasteering Fort William

Swim, climb and jump. Repeat. With something for everyone the west coast really is the best place for this awesome, in-the-water activity.

2.5 hours
8 yrs min age
a female wiht big smile on her face making a big jump of a rock into the water while gorge walking in a highland glen.
Gorge Walk Loch Laggan

Enjoy an exhilarating adventure scrambling, climbing, swimming and enjoying jumps and slides into deep pools in a fantastic location.

2.5 hours
14 yrs min age
canoe camping loch ness at night
Great Glen Canoe Trail Expedition

A fabulous Great Glen Canoe Trail adventure, travelling by Canadian canoe across Scotland from Fort William on the West Coast to Inverness in the East.

5 days
13 yrs min age
kayakers paddle around the coast of sky, cliffs and mountains as a backdrop
Hike, Kayak and Wild Camp the Isle of Skye

Paddle and ramble your way along the wild coast, hidden lochs and high peaks of Scotland’s revered ‘Misty Isle’, The Isle of Skye

5 Days
18 yrs min age
sea kayaking past castle tioram, loch moidart
Introduction to Sea Kayaking Expedition

If you haven’t been lucky enough to kayak on the West Coast of Scotland, this is for you. Practice existing skills or learn to kayak on the spectacular West Highlands coast.

4 days, 3 nights
16 yrs min age
children pulling arrows out of target

Experience the ancient & noble sport of target archery at a location near you! Ideal for parties, hen & stag groups, team building events or just for fun.

1 - 2 hours
8 yrs min age
archery and axe throwing targets
Archery & Axe-Throwing Combo

Our exciting archery and axe-throwing experience will leave you buzzing. You’ll learn how to hit the target, then have a bit of fun with some games & challenges.

2 hours
10 yrs min age
A man Mountain biking in scottish wilderness
Biking Tours

Mountain biking over hills, through glens and forests you’ll find trails, tracks and bike centres, surrounded by some of the most awesome scenery imaginable.

From 2 to 5 hours
5 yrs min age
In Your Element Adventure Activities
Bushcraft Skills

Our bushcraft skills experiences will introduce you to essential skills of bushcraft & survival, teaching you how to put them to good use in a survival situation.

From 2 to 5 hours
6 yrs min age