Outdoor Activities

We are fortunate enough to be in the heart of some of the best natural landscapes Scotland has to offer. If you enjoy an outdoor adventure, you won’t be short of things to do while staying in Inverness. Whether it is hiking, cycling or golfing that takes your fancy; there are lots of thrilling activities on offer in our stunning surroundings.


Getting on two wheels is one of the best ways to take in the sights around Inverness. Catering to all levels of difficulty, there are plenty of cycle routes to explore the natural landscapes. Tourists can even book cycling day trips with Ticket to Ride Bike Hire. They will transport up to six cyclists and their bikes to one of the many cycle trails to help you get a head start on the path of your choice. Moreover, at the end of an exhilarating day, there’s no need to cycle all the way back; simply call Ticket to Ride to come and pick you up.

Ticket to Ride offers all you need to plan your cycling day trip. Visit their website for more information, or call 01463 419 160.


Fly fishing is a time-honoured Highlands tradition. The nearby Culligan Estate offers five miles of double-bank fishing. Located on the River Farrar, Culligan Estates offers varied waters with over thirty available pools from which fly fishers can try their luck.

Culligan Estates offers daily permits for fly fishing for both salmon and trout. Costs to fish start at £10 per day for trout and £30 per day for salmon. Call ahead on 01463 761 285 to reserve your space as many avid fishers travel from all over the country to fish in these waters.


A guided adventure via kayak can be a pleasant and alternative way to take in the natural wonders of the Scottish Highlands. Explore Highland offer many water sports including canoeing, kayaking and sea kayaking. Guests can enjoy expeditions through the Great Glen Trail, River Spey, Don, West Coast and many more.

Getting out on the water is easy – just visit their website or call 01463 715 929.

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Turn your holiday at The Kingsmills Hotel into an exhilarating outdoor adventure. Give us a call on 01463 257 100 or get in touch below for more information on things to do in Inverness.

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