Scotland enjoys an array of incredible outdoor activities. Get active with one of Scotland's many walking festivals and outdoor events, explore Scotland by bike or on foot on one of Scotland's Great Trails, witness whales languishing in the western waters of Mull. Whatever your tastes, Scotland is the perfect destination of any outdoor enthusiast.
The extremely popular 7stanes are seven mountain biking centres that reach across the south of Scotland, from the Scottish Borders to Dumfries & Galloway. All seven centres can be found by a stone sculpture that reflects a local myth or legend, 'stane' being Scottish for stone. Great for families, individuals and couples of all abilities, the routes take you through a variety of terrain including glens and magnificent forest trails.
2) Climb Ben Nevis
If you're looking for serious adventure, try climbing Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles. Grab some experienced friends and climb the mountain via the tourist path. For more of a challenge, hire a guide and tackle Ben Nevis from its more demanding side via Carn Mor Dearg arête.
3) The Highland Fling
If you fancy getting your adrenaline pumping with the thrill of a bungee jump, fear not, you do not have to cross the world to experience such a thrill. Head to Perthshire's ancient woodlands and try out the Highland Fling, the UK's first static bridge bungee jump! Experience the feeling of freefall as you plunge 40 metres towards the magnificent River Garry.
4) Diving at Scapa Flow
Scotland is one of the top ten diving destinations in the world due to the wreckage of an entire German fleet sunk at Scapa Flow in the Orkney islands in 1918. You won't believe your eyes as you uncover battleships, merchant trawlers and German ships in these sheltered waters, one of the most exciting dive sites in the world!
5)Walk the west highland way
Look out those hiking boots and explore the West Highland Way - a tremendous 96-mile route that runs from Loch Lomond to Fort William. Along the way you will experience some of Scotland's most dramatic scenery including the atmospheric Glen Coe and the imposing summit of Buachaille Etive Mor.
6) Splash white water rafting
Many adventure seekers come to Scotland to enjoy the excitement of the country's famous white water rivers. Perthshire based Splash White Water Rafting is the only provider of river bugging in Europe. Climb aboard one of the armchair-style inflatable bugs and bump your way down the river - a must do on any adventurer's list!