We have many years of experience in working with Scouting and Guiding groups throughout the UK. We can bring together a range of activities, resources and accommodation for all sizes of groups and ages. Our Lagganlia Outdoor Centre in the Cairngorms has a wide range of onsite activities including dry ski slope, archery, ropes course, which the BBC use in the television programme Raven, disc golf and mountain bike hire and trails. Visit our on-site activity section for more information. We can also help facilitate activities and visits in the extensive Cairngorms area on request. Visit our Cairngorms attractions section to explore the range of options available.

At Benmore Outdoor Centre in Argyll, 30 minutes from Dunoon, we have a variety of accommodation options for small groups, up to Benmore House which can provide accommodation for up to 122 people. Our wide range of on-site activities includes a climbing wall with trained instructors, forest adventure, dipping pond, camping and field work. The Argyll area has a great variety of activities for Scouting and Guiding from sailing and kayaking to mountain bike trails and caving.

Visit our Argyll attractions section to explore the range of options available.

We can assist in organising activities as part of your booking.


We have a wide range of accommodation options to suit all sizes of groups with our lodges able to accommodate from six up to 58 people. Ptarmigan Lodge, which sleeps six, even has a hot tub for relaxing after an energetic day of activity. In the woods around the site, we have 12 camping pods which each sleep two people. There are some BBQ huts and picnic areas throughout the site to help you make the most of the outdoors.

For larger groups, our main house can accommodate up to 58 and has some meeting rooms, common areas and bedrooms in a variety of twin rooms and bunk rooms. With drying rooms and plentiful parking around the site, no matter what size your group is, Lagganlia Outdoor Centre delivers a fantastic base when visiting the Cairngorms.

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We’ve often heard from visitors that Argyll has just taken their breath away. Our self-catering accommodation at Bernice Farmhouse which sleeps up to 20 and Bernice Cottage which sleeps up to five provides the ideal location for those you want to get away from it all or as a base for exploring the full Argyll area. For larger groups and schools, Benmore House delivers the perfect residence for outdoor learning, accommodating groups up to 122 people.

Relax, take in the scenery, get active and learn when you visit the Benmore Outdoor Centre.

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Benmore Outdoor Centre
by Dunoon
Argyll PA23 8QX
01369 706 337


Lagganlia Outdoor Centre
Kincraig PH21 1NG
01540 651 265


Our outdoor experience activities are very popular with many clubs, companies, families and organisations. We work in partnership with you and your group to ensure all participants receive the best experience possible from their visit. No matter the size or type of group we can help develop the perfect package. We offer activity only, accommodation only or a combination of both to help create a memorable experience.

Our specialist outdoor activity centres in Cairngorm and Argyll offer unique ways to learn and explore the outdoors. Lagganlia Outdoor Centre in the heart of the Cairngorms is perfect for learning to ski or climbing activity, while Benmore Outdoor Centre located in Argyll, an area surrounded by lochs and forests, has something to offer everyone - from canyoning and sailing to festivals and forest walks. 

We’ve highlighted a selection of groups and organisations who have enjoyed visiting our centres and the outdoor experiences we offer. Take a look but if your particular group section is not here, contact us to chat through how we can make your next break one to remember.