Vertical Descents brought Canyoning to Scotland in 1998. Since then we have been at the forefront of Canyoning in the UK developing and tailoring trips to suit a wide range of abilities.
Coasteering with Vertical Descents is a combination of wild swimming, rock climbing, caving, and cliff jumping all rolled into an action packed traverse around catherdral caverns and rocky headlands.
Stand-up surfing is one of the most popular and fastest growing board sports. It has deep routes from Hawaii and a long history in the U.K as a recognised adventurous activity. The sport of surfing is fun, exhilarating and a great buzz.
White Water Rafting
We offer White Water Rafting on the UK's most picturesque rivers. From scenic float trips to action packed, adrenaline pumping grade 5 rafting trips, we can do it all.
Stag & Hen
You are about to have the best day of your life, but you need to organise the all important party before hand, well look no further because we can offer you exactly what you want for the best Stag and Hen Party ever.
Schools & Youth
Challenging experiences offered by working out of doors, and the pure enjoyment gained from working together in a stimulating environment have long been recognised by generations of teachers, youth workers and instructors.
We cater for all Military groups from 5 personnel to over 50+ personnel. Military Adventure Training is our specialty, being able to offer multi activities at a low price without compromising quality, professionalism and safety.
Vertical Descents offer a range of activities from the hilarious to the thrilling, with challenges for all levels. We’ll put the office braggers in their place, and surprise you with some unlikely heroes.
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