Scotland is one massive playground in any of the four seasons that is enjoyed by people who live here. You can find adventure within 30 minutes of anywhere you live in Scotland, If you just want a gentle walk on flat ground within the hills then it is there for you. How about Rock & Mountain climbing even if you have never tried it you will find registered clubs who will teach you, if you are already trained and experienced you are in rock climbing heaven, want to go further and climb a mountain, well Mountains over 3,000 feet (914 metres) in height in Scotland are called the Munros there are 282 of them just waiting for you to give them ago, but make sure you are equipped to cope with the mountains as some are not for the faint-hearted. Ben Nevis is the highest in Scotland at 4435 feet , which is attempted by hundreds of people a year and complete it.
There are so many laid out paths through forests, up hills, along rivers and around lochs, some are very well laid out, for example, Loch Lee – Angus which is a nice flat walk from the car park to the loch, this is best done early morning if you are looking for peace and solitude as it does get busy on a good day.
Mountain Biking: Boasting some of the best mountain biking trails in the world, with trails from easy to expert and some even the experts shake. There are clubs and instructors available to train you beginners or give you further training if required even winter riding. If you haven't a bike then you can hire one.
Skiing and Snowboarding: Winter sports in Scotland is perfect for those who wish to enjoy the sport but stay in the UK with ski centres all around Scotland and dry ski slopes for those who wish to get in some practice before the winter.
Sailing: All around the coast of Scotland including the Isle there is support for those sailing toScotland, the rise of marinas have made sure there are plenty of safe havens. If you are bringing a boat powered or sail you will find a Loch of which Loch Lomond is the largest or explore the remarkable Union Canal, from the iconic Falkirk Wheel to the historic heart of Scotland's capital city. If you are looking for a residential week then there are all over Scotland on a beautiful island or in the mountains you will find adventure centres and exceptional instructors, skilled in mountain craft. You can Sea Kayak, Coaster, Sail, Gorge-walk, Canadian Canoe, Climb, Abseil, Survival Training and more in this stunning environment.
What about the adventure with music, Scotland is famed for its music festivals and throughout the summer there are festivals held all over many with top bands and performers. Skye Folk Music Festival, T in the Park (not 2017), Montrose Music Festival, Rock Ness, Solas Festival, Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, Grove Loch Ness, Shetland Folk Festival, Kelburn Garden Party, The Gentlemen of the Road Stopover, Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, The Wickerman.
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The Top 20 Highest Mountains (Munros) in Scotland
1 - Ben Nevis - 1345m
2 - Ben Macdui - 1309m
3 - Braeriach - 1296m
4 - Cain Toul - 1291m
5 - Sgor an Lochain Uaine - 1258m
6 - Cairn Gorm - 1291m
7 - Aonach Beag - 1234m
8 - Aonach Mor - 1221m
9 - Carn Mor Dearg 1220m
10 - Ben Lawers - 1214m
11 - Beinn a'Bhuird - 1197m
12 - Carn Eige - 1183m
13 - Beinn Mheadhoin - 1182m
14 - Mam Sodhail - 1181m
15 - Stob Choire Claurigh - 1177m
17 - Ben Avon - 1171m
18 - Stob Binnein - 1165m
19 - Beinn Bhrotain - 1157m
20 - Derry Cairngorm -