The River Beauly is a bit of a hidden gem, within easy driving distance of Inverness.  It winds its way through lovely countryside with the end of this particular stretch of the river being a spectacular gorge.

On this trip, we guide you from the little village of Struy down river into the spectacular Aigas Gorge amphitheatre to look for ospreys, otter, deer and lots of other local inhabitants.  The journey has some straightforward grade one rapids en route as it winds its way through the countryside.  As you pass by the river island (Eilean Aigas), the river current slowsto almost a stand-still giving you more time to take in the ambience of the gorge.

With some With still waters and easy paddling amongst towering cliffs, this trip is suitable for novice paddlers and younger children who can sit still long enough to enjoy the experience.

Despite its remote feeling location, it’s not too far away from civilisation to reach from Inverness.

Suitability Minimum age: 10 yo. No previous canoe experience required although is recommended.
Cost per person
Minimum booking value £290.
Wear Comfortable athletic clothing, outdoor shoes, hat, waterproof jacket and sunscreen
Included All necessary paddling equipment.
Location Aigas Dam, near Beauly, Inverness
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Canoeing in Aigas Gorge