45 years experience

Loch Insh Outdoor Centre, founded in 1969 by Clive and Sally Freshwater, has continued to provide first class inclusive summer and winter group package holidays and activity days, developing a tried and tested system over the years to offer you the best range of activities to fit your requirements.

The Freshwaters

Clive, Duncan, Andrew and Jonathan have continually developed the delivery of our activities from entry level lessons up to instructor level in both winter and water-sports disciplines.

Over the years they have put together and overseen the implementation of these programs. They have a lifetime involvement in all the sports offered at Loch Insh and as such a wealth of experience on what works best for our unique location.

Group sessions

Our more popular activities make up the longer activity sessions.

A range of wet and dry activities are spread throughout your stay, always finishing on a dry note for the bus journey home!

We teach complimentary activities in a certain order (weather permitting)

If you are looking for something really special then please use our plan to choose the activities you wish to take part in and send an e-mail to our office. We’ll do our best to accommodate you.

Safety first

Loch Insh Watersports is an AALA Recognized Training Centre (Adventure Activity Licensing Authority) We are also a RYA centre and can deliver BCU certified courses for paddle sports. We work to the standards set by these governing bodies, or AALA, whichever is relevant to the group or area we are operating in. Our Instructors are fully trained and carry radios and mobile phones, which keep them in contact with beach base at all times.

All instructional staff and many non-instructional staff are qualified first aiders.

We have extensive risk assessments in place and six rescue boats are always on standby when the beach is open. These boats maintain constant contact with the base at the beach.

Our instructors know every inch of the Loch and surrounding forest, and they know which safety areas to use are should the conditions suddenly change.


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