Affric Kintail Way - Visitors Guide

Things To Do

Enjoy the Great Outdoors....Some Organised Activities

Looking to try something new? Want to learn some new skills or brush up on some old ones? Perhaps you might like to learn about local history or wildlife - then take advantage of what our local activity providers have on offer.

NTS Kintail Outdoor Activities

Guided Walks & Sea Kayaking

Guided walks over any of the 10 Munros on NTS property as well as any other local peak in the Glen Shiel and Loch Cluanie area and of course the Falls of Glomach.


NTS Rangers are fully accredited Summer Mountain Leaders as well as members of the Kintail Mountain Rescue Team. Also on offer is sea kayaking instruction ranging from taster days to intermediate level four day courses.

For more information on what's avaialable and contact details please download the Kintail Outdoor Guide 2014.

  • Sea Kayaks

  • Even Women Can Do It1

  • The Five Sisters of Kintail

  • Saileag with the Five Sisters beyond from Sgurr a' Bhealaich Dheirg

Kintail Mountain Activities

Qualified Climbing, Hill Walking & Mountaineering Instruction

Kintail Mountain Activities, based at the foot of Glen Shiel, offers a variety of services by fully qualified guides with many years experience on mountains in the UK and across Europe. On their doorstep are more than 20 Munros including the Five Sisters of Kintail, and the South Cluanie & Forcan Ridges. Whether you are a newcomer to the mountains or want to improve on existing or perhaps acquire new skills, services can be personalised to meet your requirements.

  • Scrambling on the Forcan Ridge

  • The Saddle and the Forcan Ridge

  • Rock Climbing

  • Sgurr na Forcan

  • Affric Kintail Way through Gleann Lichd between the Five Sisters and Beinn Fhada

  • Deep snow on Am Bathach above Loch Cluanie

Boots n' Paddles

An ideal opportunity for visitors to try something new!


Boots n' Paddles offer a variety of outdoor activities such as canoeing on the River Glass at the magnificent Aigas Gorge just 10 miles from Cannich. This haven for wildlife including otters and falcons is explored during early morning trips.


Other venues for taking to the water are at Loch Ness and Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin in Glen Affric.


Also included at our Aigas venue is Archery - a great sport for all abilities and fitness levels. Individuals and family groups welcome.


Instruction is of course provided on all activities.

  • Sunrise at Aigas Gorge

  • On the River Glass

  • Archery at Aigas

  • Everyone can take part!

  • Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin, Glen Affric

  • Monster hunting Loch Ness!