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Address: 14 Cabrich, Kirkhill, Inverness IV57PH, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 333 600 6008
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Description: We are a mobile outdoor adventure activity company offering amazing...
We are a mobile outdoor adventure activity company offering amazing outdoor adventures across Scotland. We offer skills courses, coaching, holidays and fun days out in outdoor pursuits including archery, sea kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, hill walking, climbing, abseiling, gorge walking off-road Segways and WoW Balls. With the reassurance that you'll be in good hands with our experienced instructors, they'll make sure you remember your Boots N Paddles' experience for all the right reasons.We also cater for stag and hen parties, can support fund-raising or sporting events, can organise mini Scottish Highland Games for you or a wildlife holiday. We're probably the largest canoe and kayak hire operator in Scotland, with a large fleet of boats available for individuals, small groups and adventure events. With a flexible shuttle service and comprehensive outfitting service we should be your first port of call.
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fantastic adventure

Just come back from a 3 day trip down the river spey. It was amazing, it exceeded all expectations. Mike is a fantastic, knowledgeable guide who made me feel confident on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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Wirral, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Just come back from a 3 day trip down the river spey. It was amazing, it exceeded all expectations. Mike is a fantastic, knowledgeable guide who made me feel confident on the river, taught me loads and looked after us. Loved camping by the river, seeing all the wildlife and eating delicious food. I'm coeliac and I was so well... More 

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Calum R, Manager at Boots N Paddles, responded to this review

Hi Francesca, many thanks for the kind words and glad you had so much fun on the Spey. Mike had a ball, too! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Just back from my Highland adventure. Had a fab time with Boots N Paddles - lucky enough to be on a trip with the company owner Mike who was a fantastic guide, company and teacher. Learnt loads about canoeing, wild camping, building fires and enjoying the Scottish wildlife and wilderness! I'd highly recommend the company and hopefully will return to... More 

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Calum R, Manager at Boots N Paddles, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, many thanks for your kind words. Mike had a lovely time too, his job made all the easier by the groups' enthusiasm for the adventure! It's always a pleasure to help fund raise for the Whale and Dolphin Society. Hope to see you again soon! Calum. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We've been doing the BnP Spey descent annually for over seven years. The 3 day trip to the North Sea has a genuinely adventurous feel to it, which is no small part due to the expertise and care of the B n P staff. The itinerary is clearly laid out, and the B n P staff are always mindful of... More 

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Calum R, Manager at Boots N Paddles, responded to this review

Hi Owain, many thanks for your great review. We had as much fun as you and the pupils and look forward to the next expedition. All the best from Boots N Paddles. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

5 days canoeing the Great Glen; the best trip I have been on in many a year. The organisation, attention to detail and enthusiasm of our guide Dan Maggs made all the difference. Great scenery and a slice of luck with the weather meant it far out stripped expectations - just one of those holidays where everything turns out perfect.... More 

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Calum R, Manager at Boots N Paddles, responded to this review

Many thanks for the great review. I think Dan enjoyed it the trip as much as you did! Regards. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

As a group of five, forty something men we embarked on the Great Glen Canoe Trail with Boots N Paddles. We had great fun, our guide (Dan) looked after us fantastically, and provided three course meals every night despite being on the side of a Loch! The views were spectacular and the memories will last a lifetime, I would highly... More 

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Many thanks for the great Review and glad to hear you had such a good time, even managing to get the Canoe sails going for a good stretch too! All the best from Boots N Paddles. More 

Fortrose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful day canoeing, we were a mixed group, the youngest 9, a slightly anxious teenager, and adults, it exceeded our expectations would highly recommend for a day out.

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Calum R, Manager at Boots N Paddles, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review, and do glad you enjoyed your day out with us. The Aigas Gorge is such a great place to explore! Calum. More 

Dartford, United Kingdom
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42 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We took part in the highland games and team building event and then a huge tug of war. It was brilliant fun, everyone took part! The staff were fantastic.

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Calum R, Manager at Boots N Paddles, responded to this review

Thanks for your review guys, great to hear you had fun during your stay at the Castle. Regards. More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We were a group of 4 ( 2 adults and a 12 yr old and 16 yr old) relative novices and we had a fantastic morning on the water of the beautiful River Beauly during our half term stay in the area. Mike was absolutely fantastic and from our initial meeting, set us all at ease with his wonderful manner... More 

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Calum R, Manager at Boots N Paddles, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and great to hear you had such memorable time. It really is a cracking spot to explore by canoe. Thanks again. More 

Inverness
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

In 2013 the Highland contingent if SiMBA charity decided to take on the Great Glen to raise funds and awareness. From the moment we contacted Boots N Paddles Calum, Mike & Alison went above and beyond to help us tailor this unique fundraiser. On 29th July 2014, our 23 participants, of varying abilities, excitedly met with Mike, Dan & Phil... More 

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Calum R, Manager at Boots N Paddles, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words and lovely review. It was great fun from our point of view too and a really nice bunch of people to go paddling with. As for the amount you've raised, that's just brilliant. A great effort for a great cause. Thanks again. More 

Insch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We are a family of four (2 kids aged 10 and 14) and we booked with Boots n Paddles on this trip, as we were keen to complete this awesome trail, but we didn't feel confident undertaking it unsupported. Well, we couldn't have made a better decision! Mike was our guide for the trip and he did everything possible to... More 

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Calum R, Manager at Boots N Paddles, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Ruth, we're so glad you all enjoyed the canoe trail. It's a great place to explore and as you said, it's great to escape from the distractions of everyday life once in a while. Regards. More 

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Address: Address: 14 Cabrich, Kirkhill, Inverness IV57PH, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 333 600 6008
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness  >  Kirkhill
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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