Family Adventure Activity Holidays is Scotland:
3 Day Family Multi Activity Mini Break
Based in the Heart of Scotland in Aberfeldy, Scotlands First FairTrade Village. Aberfeldy was voted best place to live in the UK and you can see why with the wealth of beautiful activity venues coupled with a plethora of other activities to keep you talking about your time with us for years to come.
What activities are on offer?
You can create your own tailored itinerary from the list below:
A day of Abseiling and Climbing
A day of placid or moving water Kayaking
A day of placid or moving water Canoeing
A day of Hill Walking
Two days including: day one= unsupervised Cycling* along the river Tay
(pick up and drop off included), followed by two half day sessions of Gorge walking and White Water Rafting.
* Bikes not included
Where will i be staying?
All accommodation is provided through our friends Mark and Claire Dimmock at Balnearn House offering fine three star Bed and Breakfast facilities in their beautiful Victorian house. Balnearn House is situated on the outskirts of Aberfledy in easy walking reach of the centre but equally as close to the famous Birks or Aberfeldy waterfalls.
What is the Itinerary?
Day One to Three: Meeting your Guide after your full highland breakfast (other options are available) to kick start your chosen Itinerary from the list above. You will be issued with today's technical personal equipment, however all personal clothing and footwear will need to be brought by yourselves. For a detailed equipment list please see here . Your chosen activity will last till approximately 16:30 where you will be transported back to your accommodation. A packed Lunch is provided.
A day of Abseiling and Climbing: Travelling to your Climbing venue (differing venue for differing weather conditions) where upon your guide will issue your technical equipment. You will be shown how to tie into the rope, Climb safely and with style and how to support and tighten a climbers rope (Family trust can be tested!) Followed by an Abseil down the rock face to finish off the day.
A day of placid or moving water Kayaking /Canoeing: Travelling to your chosen destination be it the Loch or River. Your guide will issue you with today's technical equipment. You will be shown how to paddle safely forwards, reversing and turning, controlling your canoe in you chosen location.
If on the Loch: taking in a journey around a section of the loch taking in The replica Crannog at Kenmore and over to a derelict dwelling on Priory Island.
If on the River: After a coaching session your guide will join you on paddle through the rapids and mellow waters between Kenmore and Aberfeldy.
A day of Hill Walking - Will be tailored to the requirements of your family options range from a gentle stroll to taking in one of the regions many Munro's.
Two days including: day one Cycling / day two Gorge walking and White Water Rafting:
Day One - Your Guide will drop you off at Kenmore with your own bikes, issue you with your map and lunch before leaving you to have a family day cycling alongside the River Tay on a rough track weaving its way downstream to Grandtully some 10 miles away, where your guide will meet you and drive you back to your accommodation.
Day Two - Travelling to a suitable gorge for your families requirements we Jump, slide, Crawl and Climb our way up and down a gorge immersing ourselves fully in the experience both emotionally and physically! This half day session is complemented by a Half day White Water Rafting trip down the Lower stretch's of the Upper Tay, Playing games, riding through the grade two rapids and finishing off crashing through the grade three rapids at Grandtully.
What is the Price for my Family?
Please contact the office for a bespoke quotation
Who will be our Guide?
Your Guide will be one of Source Adventures Staff who are all listed here.
All our staff are highly qualified in all the adventure sports we provide. They have all worked for Primary and Secondary School Outdoor providers and we even boast a few ex teachers in our staff portfolio. So your guide will have a firm understanding of working with your full family be it your children or the big kids who come with them!
Our guides will tailor your mini break to your aims and wants for the three days, we are aware that every family is unique and we encourage you to help us design the programme and how we go about instigating this.
Source Adventure is an Adventure Activity Licensing Authority (AALA) (HSE license to work with under 18's in loco perentis) certificated provider.
Can we bring our extended Family?
A minimum of two adults and one child per mini break or holiday with the option of up to six people on one course from your immediate or connected family. We recommend children no younger than nine and over fourteen's will be considered as an adult.
If you have more than six please contact us to see if another Instructor can come along.
If the activities sound good but you would like to have more time as a family and spread the activities out over six days then Click Here
If you cant fit the activities into three days then why not come for six, for more information then Click Here
How do i find Aberfeldy?
Please see the additional Information page here.