The Bosun's Locker
To make your stay easier with us here at Loch Insh we stock a small range of snacks and confectionery along with locally sourced frozen ready meals filled with Highland goodness prepared by The Highland Cook House.
We also have Loch Insh branded gifts and souvenirs to take home with you.
Prints and crafts handmade by local artists also for sale.
We have a small selection of watersports clothing by various outdoor brands too.
We will be selling Making Waves in our shop and you can buy one by calling our office team on 01540 651 272 and paying over the phone.
Making Waves is a book of Clive Freshwater, the founder of Loch Insh Outdoor Centre and his triumph over adversity, graphically told in his own words by a man of modest origins but high principles.
Book Price: £10.00
P&P: £4.00 – £6.00
Proceeds from the sale of the book will be used to start a fund called ‘Insh by Insh’ to which children from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland can apply for funding to achieve a sporting goal that they are unable to finance from their own resources.
Other items of note are:
Basic fishing tackle and equipment.
Ex-hire stock is sold as second hand equipment at the end of the season but can be reserved throughout the year for collection in September.
Phone our Beach on 01540 651294 for latest offers on bikes, canoes, skis, windsurfers and sailing boats.
Forgotten something you need during your trip?
We sell the essentials in our Bosun's Locker that you may forget to bring with you for your stay with us. From toothpaste to body wash we stock a range of must haves! Just pop on down to see what's on the shelves.
Second Hand Equipment
Check out our up to date sale list for ex hire stock.
Seen something else you like? Pop in and have a chat or give us a call.
"Such a good place to go. Not only was it a lot of fun but the instructors were so nice! 10/10 would definitely come back...even if I did leave with a few bumps and bruises!"
"One of the best weekends I've had in a long time. We will recommend to everyone and will definitely be back"
"I am writing to thank you for a great experience – the sailing is an experience I will never forget – the instructors helped me learn new skills – the food was great and our chalet rocked!"
“Thank you for the great time on our school trip, the staff are great at teaching and were really funny. I liked the BBQ, disco, and enjoyed the kayaking and mountain bikes – I had so much fun”
"Jonny, you and your team did an absolutely fabulous job on all fronts. The food was just magic, the housing, logistics, video, camping and dinner at Craigellachie and your choice of coaches. Along with the overall family welcome at Loch Insh, our trip could not have been more brilliant"
“We wanted to thank you in making our weekend so enjoyable, the hospitality was second to none. It was a weekend that we and the boys won’t forget”
“Just a note to thank all concerned for the first class service received for my daughter’s wedding, everybody commented on the outstanding service, setting and food. Many thanks, you all helped to make my day”
"Thank you very much for a lovely week. We enjoyed all the activities because you made them fun, the staff were very nice, our room was cosy and snug, the food was delicious and we had fun making our own packed lunches”
“Thank you sooooo much for letting me have a good time, the instructors were awesome and my favourite activity was everything!!!! A great experience – I am glad I went”
“Thank you very much for our week at Loch Insh where we had best instructor ever. The activities were amazing. I hope to come back soon - you are great!”
“I am writing to say thank you for such a great week, it has been very fun and exciting. I have done things that I thought I would never do in my whole life”
"My chalet was really nice and cosy! My favourite part of the chalet was the little loft that you could sleep in, and in the morning a couple of chickens came to the door; they were really cute and funny!"
"I enjoyed all the activities alot but have to say that windsurfing was the best, even though I was not good at it. My second favourite was skiing because my favourite instructor took us for that activity".
“Thank you for a fantastic week. The children have not stopped talking about it since”
“I wish to thank you and your staff for the wonderful time our pupils had at Loch Insh. It was a fantastic and challenging visit and I have nothing but praise for your team and facilities and have no hesitation in recommending your facilities to other schools”
“We really enjoyed our first visit and are looking forward to returning. The chalet photos on your website doesn’t do them justice”
“Children’s play areas are excellent and kept the youngsters amused for hours. Many thanks”
“Our first visit for 2 years and it has improved in every department. Well done, most impressive”
“Beautiful setting, friendly polite staff sailing. Thank you”
“An excellent meal, welcome and service – I would recommend and come again”
“The warmth was wonderful – consistently the best Restaurant of its type – keep it up”
“It has been a fantastic week – we have loved being here – would recommend it and will return”
“Lovely view from our chalet – wish we could have stayed longer – enjoyed the squirrel and birds feeding outside window - peaceful, relaxing break – thank you”
“Breakfast is absolutely wonderful – the setting is perfect – excellent value for money – we will be back”
“We think the whole set up is absolutely brilliant, the service and especially the food in the Restaurant – we stumbled on this by accident - you should advertise more as this is a top rate destination”