Exploring Scotland as a family offers so many wonderful opportunites, from awesome beaches, to bustling cities, fantastic landscape and of course mini-adventures in the great outdoors.  Whether you are just looking for something to do at the weekend or visiting Scotland from another country, In Your Element has lots to tempt you.

  • For small family groups we offer a range of scheduled activities on fixed dates at fixed locations.  These can be booked online in advance.
  • For larger family groups (typically 6 or more) we also offer private, tailor-made activity experiences.  These can be at locations across Scotland, with more flexibility over dates and times.  For large family gatherings a big Highland Games event can go down a treat!

At Loch Tay, we are based on-site at Loch Tay Highland Lodges, an awesome place to stay on the shores of the Loch.  However, our activities are open to all, whether staying in the lodges, a local school or a family visiting the area while exploring the Heart 200 route

Flexible dates and times

Tailor-made activities

Boat & Boot Treasure Hunt: Loch Tay

A fabulous water and land-based team treasure event on and around Loch Tay.

Archery at a location near you

Are you a budding Robin Hood? Why not try the ancient and noble pastime of target archery?  This skilful sport

White Water Sledging - Falls of Dochart

Big in the U.S. and New Zealand already but still relatively new to the U.K.  This is one for those

Highland Games

A fling with fun in the Scottish outdoors! If you are looking for a fun-filled, laid-back outdoor event with a

Canoeing at a location near you

With our versatile Canadian open-canoes we can tailor guided canoe trip to suit your requirements be it a birthday treat

Katakanu, Canoe and Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Hire

Katakanu Hire

Katakanus are available for hire at Loch Tay Highland Lodges.  The katakanus are 6-seater, twin-hulled katakanus available for half-day and full-day hires (requires at least 3 adults to paddle them).

Boats can be collected between 9:00-9:30AM or 1:00-1:30PM each day from our activity office on the shore, opposite Ciro’s Restaurant. Should you be looking to book the full day – please book both the 9am and 1pm time slot.

Half day: £45. Full day £90.

Katakanus can be booked online in advance (see below) or hired on the day, in person.

katakanu hire

Canoe Hire

Canoes can be hired at Loch Tay Highland Lodges in the afternoon between 1pm and 1.30pm on a first come, first served basis (no pre-booking available).  Canoes (2-seater) can be hired for 1 hour for £20 or £40 for up to 3 hours – hire includes: boat, paddles and buoyancy aids.

Canoe Hire

Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Hire

Stand Up Paddle Boards are available for hire, again on a first come, first served basis at Loch Tay Highland Lodges (no pre-booking available).  The boards will be available at either 9am-9.30am or between 1pm and 1.30pm.  The price is £20 for 1 hour or £40 for up to 3 hours.  The price includes wet suit hire.

stand up paddle boarding scotland

All hire equipment is available from our activity office at Loch Tay Highland Lodges – opposite Ciro’s Restaurant