Located up in the Scottish Highlands, just a few miles from Aviemore in the heart of Badenoch, Loch Insh and Loch Morlich are both great days out for all the family. Loch Morlich is a beautiful freshwater loch surrounded by stunning sandy beaches and is popular for water sports and activities of all kinds.
In one of the finest settings in Scotland, Loch Morlich is surrounded by Glenmore Forest and beautiful beaches. Loch Insh is home to an impressive outdoor centre in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, with the snow-topped peaks of the Cairngorms as a beautiful backdrop.
Loch Insh Outdoor Centre
Loch Insh Outdoor Centre is set in 14 acres of wonderful native woodlands right on the edge of the beautiful Loch Insh in the centre of the Cairngorms National Park. A range of activities are available, from onshore games such as archery, fishing and mountain biking, to water sports including kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding.
Children and adults of all ages can enjoy various water activities and brave the water in a variety of different challenges. Get involved with raft building or explore the beautiful loch with some sailing or rowing. For something more light-hearted, pedalos are available for a leisurely float across the water, and river trips and tour boats are also on offer.
Loch Morlich Water Sports
Surrounded by sandy beaches and home to a centre of water sports and a yacht club, Loch Morlich is an excellent day out for everyone. It is Scotland’s only freshwater award-winning beach and situated right at the base of the picturesque Cairngorms. The sandy bay is the perfect location for a wide range of activities including water sports and lochside walks.
Try out sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, kayaking or mountain biking at Loch Morlich, where friendly staff are on hand to offer their help and advice. The Boathouse and Boathouse Café are located on the sandy beach and are the base for the Loch Morlich water sports. Full facilities are available for a full, fun family day out, including changing rooms, toilets and food and drink options.