Christmas and New Year

celebrate the festive season with us


Experience the joy of the festive season at The Boathouse – your ideal destination for bringing together loved ones, whether it’s family, friends, or colleagues. Our specially crafted Christmas menus cater to larger groups seeking a delightful evening filled with merriment and laughter. If you’re looking to extend the festivities, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for a discussion about disco options in the Ptarmigan Dome. Additionally, we provide the option of enhancing your evening with activities like skating, Eistocke, and stargazing.

Available from 25th November


Family Buffet & party night extravaganza!

Join us for an unforgettable evening of excitement, laughter, and delicious food at our spectacular Family Buffet & Party Night!
Whether you’re a food lover, a dancing enthusiast, or seeking thrilling activities for the kids, this event promises something for everyone in the family.
🍽️ Buffet Dinner – A Culinary Delight!
Indulge your taste buds with a sumptuous buffet dinner that caters to every palate.
Our culinary experts have crafted a diverse menu that guarantees to satisfy even the most discerning foodies.
⛸️ Skating Fun on Our Artificial Ice Rink
Lace up your skates and glide into a winter wonderland!
Our specially designed artificial ice rink is open for the evening, offering you a chance to show off your skating skills or experience the joy of ice skating for the first time.
🎶 Live Entertainment by Ragin Ceilidh
Get ready to dance the night away to the irresistible sounds of Ragin Ceilidh!
Their electrifying live performance will have you tapping your feet and spinning around the dance floor in traditional Scottish style.
🕺💃 Energetic Disco to Keep the Party Going
As the live band sets the stage on fire, the excitement doesn’t stop there.
A lively disco follows, ensuring that the energy levels remain high throughout the night.
💰 Ticket Prices
– Adults: £60
– Teens: £35
– Children (Under 12s): £25
Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to bond with your family while enjoying a delectable feast, thrilling activities, live music, and non-stop entertainment.

New Years day Dip

join us for our annual new years day dip at LOCH INSH 

Kick off the new year with an invigorating dip in the pristine waters of Loch Insh. To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all, please take note of the following important information:

   Date and Time:
– Date: January 1st
– Time: Registration from 9:30am Dip at 10.30am
– Due to limited parking space, we kindly request that you book your slot online in advance to secure your spot.
Clink on the link at the bottom of the page to complete your booking.
– All participants must sign up online before 3:00 PM on December 31st.
– There is a £10 entry fee, which will be collected as a donation.
  Consent Forms:
– Please fill out the consent forms available for download via the book now button.
– You can either email the completed forms to or bring them with you on the morning of January 1st to hand in at the registration desk on the beachfront.
   Food and Drink:
– The Boathouse Restaurant will be open for breakfasts, and tables will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
– We will also offer takeaway breakfast rolls and hot drinks between 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM.
– As parking can become quite busy, we recommend arriving with some extra time to find a parking spot.
 Start the new year right by taking part in this exhilarating tradition at Loch Insh. 

We look forward to seeing you on New Year’s Day for a memorable experience!

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