If you are looking to get the adrenaline pumping by taking part in an unforgettable adventure, you are in the right place. Perthshire is bursting with some amazing locations and outdoor activities which are guaranteed to give you an experience you won’t forget in a hurry.
Whether you are in the mood for some serious walking, fun the water or taking to the skies you are guaranteed to find a perfect adventure in Perthshire. To get you started, here is our top 10 outdoor activities in Perthshire you must experience this year:
1 | Take on the Cateran Trail
Fancy a week-long walking getaway or a nice long walk over the weekend? Then the Cateran Trail is one for you!
With 64 miles / 103 km of trails, stunning scenery and delightful villages perfect for stopping to recharge and refuel, the Cateran Trail has something for everyone looking for a bit of an adventure. Fill your boots with woodlands, glens, moors and more.
Find out more at: pkct.org
2 | Take a Trip with Outdoor Explore
Outdoor Explore is based in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, offering outdoor activities across Central and Eastern Scotland. It’s offering bespoke adventures for individuals, small groups and families. These are suitable to novice and experience explorers who would love to see truly hidden gems of this area. You can try kayaking (tandem or solo), canoeing, hill walking, archery and mountain biking with us. We are also in partnership with other unique activity providers in the area, so if looking for something more, get in touch as we may offered a discounted ‘bundle’ of sessions.
Find out more at: outdoorexplore.co.uk
3 | Take the leap with Highland Fling
Experience the unique free falling feeling of a bungee or try the fantastic new bridge swing over the River Garry with Highland Fling Bungee this winter! The UK’s first permanent bungee and bridge swing is perfect for adrenalin seekers and with photography and videos available, you can really cherish your thrilling experience!
Find out more at bungeejumpscotland.co.uk
4 | Bag ALL of Perthshire’s Mighty Munro’s
Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to conquer Scotland’s Munros, a list of Scottish mountains over 3,000 ft (914.4 m), which are named after Sir Hugh T Munro, who surveyed and catalogued them in 1891. Perthshire is home 28 amazing Munros and climbing these peaks is a great way for experienced walkers to explore some of Scotland’s finest scenery and further-flung locations.
Find out more at visitscotland.co.uk
5 | Take the plunge with Perth BSAC
Perth BSAC is a friendly, active diving club affiliated to the British Sub Aqua Club. It was founded in 1983 and based, as the name suggests, in Perth at our club premises and the Glenalmond College pool where we train over the winter on Wednesday evenings.
Find out more at: perth-bsac.co.uk
6 | Scale Perthshire’s Biggest rock walls
Perthshire is home to some truly stunning mountains and hills, which makes it the perfect place to hone your rock climbing skills. No matter what your skill set or experience level, you are guaranteed to find a piece of Perthshire that is right for you.
Find your nearest rockface at: ukclimbing.com
7 | Take to the skies with ACS Flight Training
ACS Flight Training in Perth is Scotland’s Leading Modular Flying School, offering everything from a flying experience to your Commercial Pilots Licence.
Find out more at: acsflighttraining.co.uk
8 | Freefall 10,000 FT with Skydrive Strathallan
Skydive Strathallan, founded in 1960, is the oldest skydiving centre in Scotland, and with three aircraft, is also the largest. We provide beginners courses with Tandem Skydiving as well as first time solo parachute jumps. Based in central Scotland, the club is also a full facility for experienced skydivers. Please use the options above to explore what the club has to offer. We sell gift vouchers for solo and tandem parachute jumps and we can advise on charity parachute jumps.
Find out more at skydivestrathallan.co.uk
9 | Get off the Beaten Path with Land Rover Experience
Land Rover Experience Scotland is a 5-Star Activity centre offering an exciting and fun, off-road driving experience with access to over 150 miles of wild Highland estate land. Located on the edge of Butterstone Loch in Highland Perthshire, the centre benefits from some of the most stunning scenery imaginable and is ideally situated in central Scotland, within easy reach of major cities and airports and 10 minutes from the A9 truck road. The centre is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and it is not uncommon to spot an osprey fishing for trout in the loch.
Find out more at landroverexperience.co.uk
10 | Shred on the Slops of Perthshire
Glenshee Ski Centre offers the UK’s most extensive skiing and snowboarding facilities – we hope you will enjoy our mountains of adventure. Glenshee’s impressive 22 lifts and 36 runs offer an amazing diversity of natural terrain for all standards of skiers and snowboarders. There are lots of options to choose from – you can join a class, go private, hire an instructor for your group, get into race training or simply take advantage of one of our great value package deals.
Find out more at ski-glenshee.co.uk