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Loch Insh Watersports

Kincraig, Kincraig PH21 - 1N, Scotland
+44 1540 651272
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Paddle Boarding first time

We went along to enquire about activities that would suit me and my 10 year old daughter. All the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
juliep0ps
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Inverkeithing, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fantastic

Booked a lodge for my daughter and I and so far had a ball. Great location just 10 minutes away... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ME90330
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Edinburgh, 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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“water sports” (21 reviews)
“dry slope” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Kincraig, Kincraig PH21 - 1N, Scotland
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+44 1540 651272
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"school trip"
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"life jackets"
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"staff were very helpful and friendly"
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"home baking"
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"great fun"
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"lovely setting"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went along to enquire about activities that would suit me and my 10 year old daughter. All the staff we met were very helpful and keen to ensure we booked something we would enjoy. We decided to book the hour paddle boarding session today....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a lodge for my daughter and I and so far had a ball. Great location just 10 minutes away from Aviemore. Being based on the banks of Loch Insh has been superb, brought our own canoe and mountain bikes and there are many natural...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited at the “wait to be seated” for the counter staff to look confused and then tell us to sit anywhere. To then sit for 10 minutes to finally get back up and ask for the menu, which the staff member said “ sorry I...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Scotland on a regular basis and this first and last visit to the Boathouse Restaurant does a great disservice to the great food and wonderful people we have met. Dreadfull food, indifferent service, Lack of menu knowledge. I have seen a review claiming...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This is a cracking wee place that i have used for the last twenty years. It is a lovely restaurant on the banks of Loch Insh offering nice food and a friendly smile. The staff were all very young but the two lads who served...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

My son is coming here with a school trip so we came as a family to check it out. We booked a paddle board session with Johnny, and his dogs!, he was a very good teacher and patient with us. It is a very informal...More

Thank Gareth G
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

We rented a cabin (chalet) at the Loch insh water sports place last week and a blast taking the canoe around the Loch, spotting ospreys, ducks, and a trout jumped and almost landed in the canoe. The staff is very accommodating and instructors are always...More

Thank Suzie B
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Came here today with our young children and hired a kayak and a canoe between us. Staff very helpful, got us fitted with life jackets and made us feel safe. After an hour we had drinks and lunch. Great food.. we had open sandwiches and...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Two of us called in for lunch after a long morning walk, we have visited once before, although a while ago. We were quickly seated in the bar area, it was fine for us as the restaurant was quite busy. Drinks ordered first and the...More

Thank Barry C
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Edwina A, General Manager at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Barry C Thank you for visiting Loch Insh, and your feedback. We have a great team who I will ensure your comments are relayed to them. I am so pleased you had a good time and enjoyed the food and service. Thanks again, and...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We rented a couple of canoes and did the trip from Kinguissie back to Loch insh with the kids (5 & 8). Great fun, took about 3-4 hours, but we did stop for a picnic half way down the river. Kids began to get a...More

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Edwina A, General Manager at Loch Insh Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

I am so glad you and your family enjoyed the canoe trip from Loch Insh, and that our introduction lesson was helpful. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

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LINDA H
21 January 2018|
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Response from Edwina A | Property representative |
Hi Linda, Thanks for your question we do have a pool table, however we do not have a dart board. Thank you, Kind regards Edwina
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Flintstone89
14 April 2017|
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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
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Flintstone89
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Response from jmltravellers | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking. Enjoy your trip
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