Top 5 Adventures in Perthshire


Mountain Biking


Gorge Walking

Stand Up Paddle boarding

Perthshire’s stunning hills and rivers lend themselves perfectly to the great outdoors. There are a whole range of different outdoor activities to suit all needs and abilities. Here are our top five best outdoor activities.



In our eyes, the best outdoor activity! Using various skills and techniques, you will be Jumping, Sliding, Abseiling, and Swimming your way through the Canyon environment. Perthshire has some of the best canyons the UK has tooffer. The Falls of Bruar is the most well know canyon, it has a more challenging upper section and an easier lower section with something for everyone. If you don’t fancy Bruar canyon there are plenty more including Acharn canyonTummel canyon and Calvine gorge. Canyoning is an unforgettable experience leaving you wanting more and more!



Mountain Biking

In the last 5 Years, there has been a mountain biking boom in Perthshire. Dunkeld has some of the best riding in the area, from easy rides along by the river to half day or full day rides into the hills with a range of trails graded Red or Black. For more information, check out Progression Bikes.

Canoeing and Kayaking

Perthshire is full of magestic rivers and lochs. Explore these amazing waterways in a open canoe or kayak; paddled solo or double.  The traditional canoe and kayak are the most versatile watercraft being equally at home on the calmest loch or in crashing white water.  Beyond Adventure and Outdoor Explore use canoes and kayaks to introduce customers to advantures on both the Loch and the river.

Gorge Walking

If you would like to experience the most fun and adventurous gorge walking that Perthshire has to offer you may find the thrill you are searching for on one of our gorge walking trips. The Canyoning Company has gorges that suit all ages and abilities. Whether you want a fun filled exciting day with friends or an adrenaline filled extreme gorge walking session our gorges in Perthshire are the place to find the excitement you need.  

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle boarding is the world’s fastest growing water sport, it’s fun to do, easy to pick up and can be done almost anywhere there is water. There are so many great locations around Perthshire try this awesome activity. All equipment required such as Wetsuits and Buoyancy Aids are provided. For more information contact Paddle Surf Scotland.

Tailored for you!

Let us organise your very own adventure. Immerse yourself in Scottish culture; sample the finest ales and whiskies in the best pubs and inns; eat the freshest produce and experience the warmest hospitality you can find. And, of course enjoy all the best outdoor activities Perthshire has to offer. Do you fancy an adventure of a lifetime? Contact us for more details


At The Canyoning Company we pride ourselves on achieving and maintaining the highest standard of Canyoning certification as we can.

Providing training and resources to a range of private sector and public sector organisations we also provide help with outdoors training, health and safety as well as knowing how to make your adventure a memory to remember.




ACHARN CANYON Acharn, Loch Tay, Perthshire, Scotland Discover / Family“It’s got it all! With an epic finish” Based along the shores of Loch Tay is Acharn Canyon. This is a really fun, non-committing gorge which will be sure to leave you with big smiles. Acharn Canyon has some fun technical jumps and one awesome natural…


ALVA CANYONAlva, Stirlingshire, ScotlandAdvanced“One of the best slot canyons in Scotland” Alva gorge is a fantastic, committing slot canyon situated close to Stirling. This trip is a real exploration of discovery. The canyon involves numerous rappels including a zip line into smugglers cave. The penultimate waterfall ‘corkscrew falls’ will leave you totally buzzing. This canyon…


BRUAR CANYON Bruar, Perthshire, ScotlandDiscover / Family“Scotland’s Classic” 15 mins from Pitlochry the famous Bruar Falls flows through the Atholl Estate. Bruar is a very special place for canyoning in Scotland. Its first descent was over 20 years ago, and was one of the first canyoning venues opened in Scotland. It has exquisite waterfalls and…


TUMMELL CANYON Loch Tummel, Perthshire, Scotland Advanced“Our Newest canyon, lots of awesome abseils” Hidden along the shores of Loch Tummel, Perthshire is Tummel Canyon. This is a really fun, true canyoning experience. We opened Tummel Canyon in April 2018, it is more technical canyon with 14 abseils, the biggest waterfall is 22m. If you want…


DOLLAR CANYON Dollar, Stirlingshire, ScotlandDiscover / Family“A stunning slot canyon, with everything to offer!” Dollar canyon is one of our most popular trips. It is great for beginners or intermediates and just 45 minutes from Edinburgh. Dollar canyon is very accessible and holds some awesome features; with jumps up to 5 meters, epic natural water…



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Dunaird Coach House, St. Mary's Rd, Dunkeld, PH8 0BJ

9am - 6pm Mon - Fri | 830am - 7pm Sat - Sun

Dunaird Coach House, St. Mary's Road, Dunkeld, PH8 0BJ

Mon - Fri 9am - 6pm | Sat - Sun 830am - 7pm