Gleneagles Townhouse

A World of Country Pursuits

Activity Holidays in Scotland

From fishing, shooting, riding, and a range of other country pursuits, Gleneagles truly demonstrates the best activity holidays Scotland has to offer.

We love the great outdoors as much as you do, and in this stunning setting, with expert, friendly tuition and world class facilities, our pursuits are a breath of fresh highland air. Those looking for unforgettable adventure holidays in Scotland should look no further than Gleneagles, so enquire today.

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A golden Labrador jumps out of a lake at Gleneagles

Enjoy Unforgettable Family Activity Holidays in Scotland

With pursuits available for people of all ages and varying levels of experience, Gleneagles is the perfect place for family activity holidays in Scotland. Whether you want to hone your skills at an outdoor activity you have done before, or just try something completely new, you will be able to do it here under expert guidance from our team of professionals, on your next outdoor activity holiday in Scotland.

One look at the extensive list of country pursuits we offer and you’ll quickly see why we’re called The Glorious Playground. Whether you’re an old hand or a complete beginner, we’ll help you make the most of your stay in this beautiful part of the world. Explore our list of pursuits now to see why we are the best destination for adventure holidays in Scotland.

A-Z of Pursuits
A young girl in a red jacket smiles as she pats and white pony at Gleneagles
A golden Labrador jumps out of a lake at Gleneagles
Two fisherman walking away from camera toward the river at Gleneagles

The Shooting & Fishing School

Care to cast an eye over our fishing offering? Or maybe you’d prefer to put our shooting facilities in your sights? Either way, our programmes offer an unforgettable experience for novice and expert alike.

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A woman with her back to the camera shooting clays on a grey and moody day
watercolour of a fly rod and flys
A fisherman with rod and reel across his arm ties a fly to his line

Our off-road adventures for adults and children offer thrills on a series of undulating tracks in and around our beautiful estate.

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A Land Rover defender drives through a river deep in the Scottish countryside

Gundogs & Falconry

Imagine the thrill of watching a hawk swoop gracefully down to a gentle landing on your hand. Or watching a keen-nosed dog shoot off into the undergrowth to retrieve a dummy game bird. Two noble creatures; countless wild adventures.

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A Harris Hawk sits on a falconers glove
Young children being show the labradors by gundog instructors

Home to golden labradors and golden eagles

A young female dog handler pets her labradors in the boot of a Land Rover defender
Young children being show the labradors by gundog instructors

Whether you like to gallop free along wild country trails, jump the fences in our arena or learn the noble art of dressage, The Gleneagles Equestrian School gives free rein to your equine ambitions.

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Walking & Cycling

There’s no better way to discover this beautiful part of the world than in a pair of stout walking boots or the saddle of one of our amazing road and hybrid bikes.

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A green shand bicycle sitting outside the trail yard at gleneagles
A watercolour of the trail yard and trees
Three children cycle out of the trail yard at gleneagles
A green shand bicycle sitting outside the trail yard at gleneagles
There children get set for a tree climbing experience at Gleneagles
A young woman waits to receive a serve on an outdoor tennis court
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Activities for everyone

From lawn games and leisurely bike rides to tennis and tree climbing, our 850-acre estate offers endless opportunities for outdoor fun and adventure for all ages.

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Croquet mallets on a stand
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Pursuits Experts

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Let your adventure begin

With so many pursuits on offer, for all ages and abilities, it can be difficult to know which one to choose. So let our expert Playground Planners help you take the first step to a whole world of adventure. We will help make your adventure holiday in Scotland personal to you and the pursuits you enjoy most, so enquire now and start planning your perfect getaway.

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The Glorious Playground

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