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Loch Insh Watersports

Kincraig, Kincraig PH21 - 1N, Scotland
+44 1540 651272
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October Holiday Fun

We have had two visits this week to the Loch Insh Centre. I have lovely memories of being there as... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great for food too

In addition to all its other charms and activities, the restaurant is excellent, good food and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Colin M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Open all year offering a wide variety of watersports onsite in the summer and skiing in the winter at nearby Cairngorm Mountain. Lessons many also be taken on our dry ski slope, onsite. Other activities such as archery, mountain biking and local walks are available all year round as are the children's activity play parks. The Boathouse Restaurant onsite is the perfect base to compliment activities, whether you are looking for a warm and cosy environment to have a cup of tea and spectate or requiring a warm, hearty, home-cooked meal to warm up after an activity.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kincraig, Kincraig PH21 - 1N, Scotland
+44 1540 651272
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We have had two visits this week to the Loch Insh Centre. I have lovely memories of being there as a little girl and my little boy of eight was desperate to canoe 🛶. We had yummy soup, coffees and home baking in the cafe...More

Thank ShirleyMorr
Reviewed 3 October 2017

In addition to all its other charms and activities, the restaurant is excellent, good food and helpful service.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was a one night stop over on our highland tour. The area is beautiful and if you stayed 2 night you could have free use of the equipment within certain hours. Next time we go we would 2 nights and use the facilities more....More

Thank mrfoameruk
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Kids came for a mornings sailing here. It seemed very clean and well organised. Kids had a great time. It was a beautiful day. Might be worth booking ahead at peak times. Views are stunning........ which we could admire from the cafe/ above......which had lovely...More

Thank Kirsten O
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Going here is epic. Their is so much to do! The cabins/houses there are so cosy and after doing a long day activity we go to sleep really fast! If you don't go you don't know what you are missing

Thank talliselder54
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A group of 14 work colleagues went to Loch Insch to complete a sponsored kayak/canoe route. Although things felt a little unorganised to start with, we left for our trip with all the correct equipment after a few of our group had changed their minds...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I was motorcycling with a group of friends - touring Ireland and the NC 500 Route. Stopped here for 2 nights at the end of our tour. Lovely quiet location - quite a pleasing bar/restaurant and really helpful staff who happily organised a lift into...More

Thank Marie A
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The Boathouse Restaurant serves delicious meals from 5.00p.m with a good choice on both adult and children's menus. The staff are pleasant and attentive and the view across Loch Insh is so special (booking is recommended and request a window table if possible)

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We visited 3 times during our holiday as we wanted our girls to experience kayaking. The staff were very helpful and friendly and it was no problem for us to use the changing rooms afterwards. We hired 2x double kayaks for an hour which was...More

Thank Niki C
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

There is so much to see and do in the Cairngorms and this is an excellent base to do it from. We stayed in one of the chalets which was comfortable and made use of the free hire of equipment so we could enjoy the...More

Thank Emma B
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15 April 2017|
Response from GManagerLochInsh | Property representative |
Good evening, if you are staying in our Chalets or B&B we have parking which is free of charge. If you are visiting our restaurant we have free parking adjacent to the Boathouse and if busy an overflow park - no... More
15 April 2017|
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Response from jmltravellers | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking. Enjoy your trip
11 May 2016|
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Response from paulinecoull | Reviewed this property |
I would advise that you phone and get up to date info. I know they did have a special catamaran for disability users. They will give you full info