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Adventure Holidays Across Scotland

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Experienced Local Guides

Explore Scotland’s wildest places in ways you couldn’t yourself.

Small Sociable Groups

Minimising impact on the environment more allowing flexibility


Guides, local transfers, kit, and most meals included.

Great Food!

Our guides cater for just about any dietary requirement and reviews are testament to how great the camp-food is.

Scottish history, nature and landscapes

There is an adventure holiday in Scotland for everyone.  Scotland is reknowned for its stunning natural heritage, with amazing landscapes, abundant and diverse flora & fauna, and an outdoor playground that is the envy of many countries around the world.

Awesome activities and Scottish Hospitality

We offer guided holiday options that combine both outdoor activity and Scottish hospitality. Our holidays are for those who want a change from package holidays in the sun, those who value their health and fitness, or those looking for a relaxing, stress-busting outdoors experience in the peace and quiet of the Scottish country-side. 

We welcome private group bookings as well as indviduals or smaller groups, and ages from teens to those in their 60s or even 70s, depending on the venue and nature of the tour.

Have your own ideas but need help?

If you have an idea of your own but need the added security of a guide, and the hire of equipment, get in touch so we can help you plan with the benefit of our knowledge.

Please note: if there isn’t a scheduled date available to book online to suit you, and you have at least 4 people in your group, we can potentially organise a date to suit you. Don’t hesitate to contact us.

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“The trip was glorious. Highlights were the location that despite the weather allowed us to see the wilderness in all its glory. Our guide, Stewart was awesome; knowledgeable, assertive, accommodating, fun and a great host. We felt safe but challenged at all times.The group were great and we all gelled really well, one another’s company making the trip really special. The kit provided served its purpose and was high quality. The trip was respectful of nature and sustainability. We had all the weathers and the extra big tent provided a great communal space for evenings chatting, eating, drinking and playing games in the rain and gales! The food and drink provision was fab! An awesome experience, thankyou and will definitely return to this way of experiencing adventure. Feel cleansed, nourished and rebooted!”

Jane, September 2023

Kayak and Wild Camp the West Coast of Scotland Holiday

“Superb trip. Location was always going to be amazing, but it was the organisation of the trip that created the 5* experience. Andy is an incredibly talented guide and a brilliant human being! His planning and organisation were incredibly efficient, he is a fantastic communicator and very skilled at managing groups and individuals, and his cooking and camp-craft skills were beyond belief! He was clearly very well supported by organisational systems and structures at IYE as well. The ability to react to changing weather and circumstances with no detrimental impact on the trip was testament to this. Campsites were very well chosen and amazing places to stay. Health and safety was a clear priority. Kit was great. Group dynamics made the trip, but this was in large part due to the atmosphere created by Andy and his energy and enthusiasm.”

Mags, September 2023

100km Canoe Expedition Across Scotland Holiday

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Holiday options

Scheduled holidays to join as an individual or small group, or tailor-made options for private group holidays.

  • group at top of mountain with amazing view

    Assynt Team Building Adventure

  • canoe camping loch ness at night

    Great Glen Canoe Trail Expedition (5 days)

  • Sea kayaking under a rainbow, west coast scotland

    Introduction to Sea Kayaking – West Coast Scotland (4 days)

  • canoeing river rapids

    River Spey Canoe Expedition (3 days)

  • canoeing river spey whitewater

    River Spey Canoe Expedition (4 days)

  • CAnoeing on the river spey

    River Spey Canoe Expedition (5 days)

  • walking group in the mountains waving at camera

    Summit to Sea in 4 Days – Aviemore


Self-guided Holidays

If you would prefer to do your own thing, we can help with equipment hire, expedition outfitting and transport.  You might want to tackle The Great Glen Canoe Trail, do a River Spey descent, Kayak the west of Scotland coastline or explore the lochs in the far north of Scotland.  We can help with these, and more.

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