If you need excitement and an adrenaline rush while on holiday, the Glencoe area certainly has a lot to offer.


The Glencoe area is known as the Outdoor Capital of the UK and there are a wealth of opportunities including walking, climbing, skiing, tubing and a full range of water sports. We have put together a list of activities and providers to help you decide how you might make the most of our beautiful surroundings. Get excited for your visit by watching the “Discover Glencoe & Loch Leven” video below.


Adventure Sports


White Water Rafting/Sea Kayaking

Vertical Descents offers a wide range of exiting acitvities like rafting, canyoning, or target sports in Glencoe. If you are interested in sea kayaking, Rockhopper is the partner to contact.


Enjoy the Glencoe area from above – paragliding in the glen is an unforgettable experience. Please visit the Nevis Range website for more information.

Paragliding In Glencoe
Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is way to see more of the area than hiking might allow. There are trails for all skill level. More details can be found on the Ride Fort William Website, or you can try the UCI World Mountain Bike Cup course.

Skiing and Snowboarding

During the winter season there are 1400 ft of vertical runs for sledging, skiing and snowboarding with views onto Rannoch Moor and Buachaille Etive Mor at Glencoe Mountain Resort. In the summer there is bike hire and tubing at the resort. The Nevis Range also offers interesting slopes for a variety of experience levels. Both resorts are a short drive from the hotel.