Winter Paddling 2017

2017 has been another fab season with lots of great day paddling trips, multi day adventures and new expeditions. Not to mention getting nearly a thousand paddlers into boats. Not bad for a sole trading operation. But as I move into my off season (November 2017-March 2018), I’ll be taking lots of well deserved time […]

By |October 24th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Pic of the Day – Mar 17

Over March I completed the Great Glen Canoe Trail themed week, plus a highlighted a themed River Spey & Summer Isles sea kayaking week again with double photos everyday Monday to Friday.

Both of these great paddling adventures take you to places you’d never see by car, by foot or by bike. As the weather is […]

By |April 3rd, 2017|news|0 Comments

Easter 2017 Paddling Adventures

It’s almost Easter which means lots of eggcellent paddling half and full day trips. Don’t worry though because you’ll have earned your FREE Cadbury’s Creme Egg.

Photo: Paddle River Beauly at Aigas Gorge

The Easter programme is jam packed with lot of fun paddling trips so check it out and book ASAP to confirm your place.

April/Easter Programme

Sat 1st […]

By |March 15th, 2017|news|Comments Off on Easter 2017 Paddling Adventures

Pic of the Day – Feb 17

During February I continued the photo of a day theme and included a few focus theme weeks Monday to Friday which I shared double pictures.

Theme weeks included the Glasgow to Edinburgh Canoe Trail and some from the Great Glen Canoe Trail which I played a large part to make these across Scotland paddling Canoe Trails a reality […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|news|0 Comments

Pic of the Day – Jan 17

Living and working in the beautiful Scottish Highlands, I know how lucky I am. For 2017 I plan on sharing with you some of my favorite moments (a photo a day), which will bring you closer and hopefully want to come visit the the Highlands.

As I’m not out on the water everyday, and sometimes have […]

By |February 2nd, 2017|news|0 Comments

Christmas Competition Results

Merry Christmas Everyone
Over the last season Explore Highland has run a number of competitions. And today its great to announce the results of three competitions.

For the last two months, Explore Highland’s Facebook page has advertised the Great Glen & River Spey Holiday competition. Also throughout the season there has been a £100 gift voucher prize […]

By |December 25th, 2016|news|Comments Off on Christmas Competition Results

Activity Gift Vouchers

There’s still plenty of time to order one of our Adventure Gift Vouchers.

Explore Highland Activity Gift Vouchers can be for a set value or specific for a day trip, course or adventure holiday.

Some Activity Gift Voucher ideas:

Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding (2.5 hours) – value £30
Paddle Loch Ness (4 hours) – value £40
Introduction to […]

By |December 13th, 2016|news|Comments Off on Activity Gift Vouchers

2017 Planned Activities

Great news is that’s 2017 planned activities are now all finalised and uploaded onto the Activity Diary webpage.

Still lots of gaps and opportunity to offer bespoke paddling trips and support self guided groups on the Great Glen Canoe Trail and River Spey .

As the paddling season kicks off in Spring, additional activities will be added to […]

By |December 12th, 2016|news|Comments Off on 2017 Planned Activities

Christmas Stocking Fillers

Still looking for a few Christmas stocking fillers for the paddler in your life? Here are four bespoke sets of awesome gifts they will love!

Sea Kayaker Gift Set (RRP £95)


1/ Peak UK Towline 15m, £55
2/ Scottish Sea Kayaking Guidebook, £20
3/ Peak UK Neoprene Gloves (L/XL or XXL avail.), £20

EH Price £60 + £3 P&P

WW Kayaker […]

By |December 7th, 2016|news|Comments Off on Christmas Stocking Fillers

St Andrews Day

It’s well known that the Scots take any excuse to party and St Andrew’s Day is no exception.


Today, Explore Highland joins in the St Andrews Day celebration in the same theme as Google Doodles, with a custom photo slider on the website homepage. The #explorehighland instagram & Facebook pages have also joined in too!

Explore Highland are […]

By |November 30th, 2016|news|0 Comments