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Activity Holidays from SYHA Hostelling Scotland

Tai Chi at Torridon and Celtic Story Telling at Loch Ossian – Just some of the Activity Holidays available from SYHA Hostelling Scotland this year!

Cairngorm winter skills
Cairngorm winter skills

Throughout 2012 SYHA Hostelling Scotland will continue to offer a range of great value, exciting activity holidays. Suitable for all levels of experience and fitness, they include favourites such as Torridon and Skye Munros, guided walking tours and new adventures for 2012 include a Celtic story-telling and songs weekend at Loch Ossian Youth Hostel and Bushcraft Skills at Glen Nevis Youth Hostel.

Celtic Story Telling at Loch Ossian

The new Celtic story-telling and songs weekend at Loch Ossian Youth Hostel focuses on the Ossian legend, with professional story tellers. On the weekend there will be an opportunity to enjoy these stories in English and Gaelic beside Loch Ossian, with quiet reflective time, time to create your own stories and maps using journals and painting and time to take reflective walks.

Bushcraft Weekend at Glen Nevis Youth Hostel

Another new adventure for 2012 is a Bushcraft Weekend at Glen Nevis Youth Hostel, at the foot of Britain’s highest peak, which is perfect for learning some fundamental bushcraft survival skills. Uniquely this course is run in partnership with the only activity provider with permission to do bushcraft skills in the area. A course not one to be missed!

Bushcraft Skill at Glen Nevis
Bushcraft Skill at Glen Nevis

SYHA activity holidays are hostel based and are led by fully qualified, experienced instructors. Groups are kept small, allowing you to take full advantage of the instructor’s expertise and local area knowledge. Activity holidays are an excellent way to learn new skills, keep active and meet new people.

2012 SYHA Hosteling Scotland Activity Holidays include: Cairngorm Winter Skills Course, Torridon Winter Skills Course, Skye Sea Kayaking – beginners, intermediate and a week long holiday, Oban Sea Kayaking, Ratagan Sea Kayaking, Torridon Munros, Torridon Tai Chi Course, Climb An Teallach and further Torridon Munros, Skye Munros, Cairngorm Canoe Weekend, Cairngorm Wet n’ Wild, Road to the Isles, West Highland Way, Cape Wrath Trail, Sutherland Trail, Celtic story-telling and songs weekend, The Skye Trail, Bushcraft Weekend and Wild West Fringe.

What previous customers have said:

“The knowledge that we had an expert with us for the tricky bits, his intimate knowledge of the mountains made the outings much more enjoyable” John Kay

“Leaders were always encouraging and attentive to everyone’s needs- flexible while structured” Joanne Lee

“Exceeded my expectations, marvellous, Thank you!” Gian Ward

“Excellent holiday, hope to do another in the future. Thanks” Alison Kelly

For more information visit hostellingscotland.com

Photographs: Cairngorm Winter Skills and Bushcraft Skills at Glen Nevis

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