CHASING WATERFALLS - PERTHSHIRE DAY TOUR

Perthshire, Scotland
Beginner / Family

  • Bruar canyon - Most popular canyoning trip in Scotland
  • A delicious lunch at the Watermill in Blair Atholl
  • Abseil down The Grey Mares Tail 90-meter waterfall
  • Learn new canyoning skills
  • Immerse yourself in the Scottish Highlands

Key Information

£85 per person

£595 exclusive trip (max 8)

£290 family trip (2Adults,2Kids)

min 2 - max 8

min age - 12

mar - oct

free photos

beginner

duration - 1 day

Bruar canyon - Most popular canyoning trip in Scotland

A delicious lunch at the Watermill in Blair Atholl

Abseil down The Grey Mares Tail 90-meter waterfall

Learn new canyoning skills

Immerse yourself in the Scottish Highlands

Take a day to chase some waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the beautiful Perthshire countryside, explore the ins and outs of the best local waterfalls.  Take the plunge in Bruar Falls, recharge at the Watermill and stroll the stunning Tilt.  An adventure that all the family will remember forever.

Bruar canyon has everything to offer; awesome jumps ranging from 2meters to 10meters, flumes, vertical rock slides and awesome waterfall abseils. This canyoning trip is non stop fun, with something for everyone! The canyon has a footpath running up the side, so it’s great for friends or family to come and watch, take photos and enjoy the canyon from afar. The Bruar canyoning experience is one you will remember forever and will leave you hooked on the sport. That’s a promise.

After your trip of a lifetime, relax and enjoy a lunch at The Blair Atholl Watermill. The tea room is situated where the old grain store, where they produce delicious cakes, bread, bagels, croissants and much more. 

Once you are fuelled and ready to go again, enjoy a self guided enchanting walk through the woods. This waymarked route climbs up a track to reach a magnificent viewpoint looking up Glen Tilt. The return passes through some of the fine woodlands of the lower glen.

We have spent years canyoning both recreationally and professionally all over the world but we always find ourselves returning to Scotland. Our experience and knowledge of Scotland's canyons is unmatched and we want to share our passion and this amazing experience with you.

We don't strive to be the biggest but we are passionate about being the best. We will offer you the best equipment and the most experienced and qualified guides in Scotland. Our knowledge of the local area means we can take you to the best places to grab a bite to eat, or after a day in the canyons we know some of the best Scottish pubs for a cold beer or a wee dram of whisky. 

Our one day Perthshire tour is ideal for anyone who would like to explore more about canyoning. It is aimed at a beginner level. As with all our tours and experiences we require a basic level of fitness. 

There are some great places to stay in Scotland. If you’re looking for a home away from home where you can relax in your own space, then self-catering is the way to go! In Scotland the options for this accommodation type are endless, with apartments, lodges, holiday parks, cottages, hostels and even castles available to choose from. Accommodation can be booked by yourself or we can include it in your booking, contact us for more information.

Accommodation

On a Chasing Waterfalls tour with us,  we will be in the Blair Atholl Area in Perthshire. There are lots of options for accommodation locally in Blair Atholl, nearby in area Pitlochry area, or Dunkeld and Aberfeldy. Here are some of our recommendations. 

 

Self-catering

Tay Bunkhouse

Sister company to The Canyoning Company, is ideal for group bookings. The Tay bunkhouse caters for group retreats, activity weekends, special occasion breaks, families, and clubs. The bunkhouse is available for exclusive use, bookings all year round. Tay Bunkhouse is a beautiful self-catering stone cottage with three bedrooms sleeping up to 10 people. The kitchen has full self-catering facilities with an oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, and dishwasher. The lounge has sofas, dining table and benches, free view TV and free WIFI with ample space for you to relax after your day’s training.We have a large garden and outdoor space perfect for BBQs, dining or relaxing around the outdoor a fire with a dram. https://taybunkhouse.co.uk/

 

Logierait lodges

Our 15 well-appointed self-catering lodges, sleeping from 2 to 7 people, enjoy a stunning riverside location with balconies designed to maximise your views of the surrounding Highland Perthshire countryside. https://www.logieraitlodges.com/

 

Campsites

SCA Grantully campsite

Open all year round, Grandtully Station Campsite is family (and pet!) friendly and welcomes guests in tents, motorhomes and caravans. Situated between Pitlochry and Aberfeldy, two minutes walk from the Grandtully rapids on the River Tay, our site is a perfect base from which to explore the heart of Scotland. https://www.canoescotland.org/go-paddling/grandtully-campsite#gsc.tab=0

 

Hotels

Atholl Arms Hotel, Dunkeld

An award-winning 4-star hotel and restaurant, we’re right at the head of the five arched bridge over the famous River Tay that leads you into the charming conservation village and the cathedral city of Dunkeld, in the heart of highland Perthshire. https://www.athollarmshotel.com/

Fisher’s Hotel

Located right in the centre of the beautiful Victorian town of Pitlochry, Perthshire. The front door opens straight onto Atholl Road and the back door opens up to the train station. https://www.fishershotelpitlochry.com/

 

Other options

https://www.inver-caravan-park.co.uk/

https://royaldunkeld.co.uk/

https://www.dunkeldhousehotel.co.uk/

http://pitlochrybackpackershotel.com/

https://www.jessiemacs.co.uk/

Tea or Coffee

Lunch - Soup and a Sandwich

Snacks

Full Canyoning Equipment

V7 Academy Level 1 online course

CE PPE Equipment Only

Buoyancy Aid

Water

Sports Insurance Up To £10 Million

Pick Up And Drop Off (On Request)

Canyoning Initiation Briefing

Supervised by Qualified ICOpro Instructors

Towel

Swimwear

Medication (If Required)

Waterproof Camera

Suitable clothing and footwear for an outdoor walk

Sunscreen (If Required)

Transport

Accommodation

Canyoning T-Shirt

Picnic, Lunch or Dinner

UPGRADE TO PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY

The canyons we visit are beautiful places. The Adventure Photographers will expertly capture our journey from start to finish ensuring you can relive every moment. You will receive the entire collection of full-resolution digital images, shot with top of the range DSLR cameras and delivered in your own private online gallery within 6 hours of your trip.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST

The price is £60 for up to 2 people. Additional people £10pp. No hidden extras. You can pay for this service on the day of your trip (cash or card).

HOW TO BOOK

Once you’ve made your trip booking with The Canyoning Company, simply contact us to request The Adventure Photographers.

BE INSPIRED

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.