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Family Activity Days Perfect for Summer

Get the kids outside this summer and let them try something new! Outdoor is great idea if you are looking for something all of the family can enjoy, tear yourselves away from your phones and laptops and enjoy the beauty of the Scottish Highlands.



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At vertical descents we provide the best day out for families visiting Fort William.

Fort William is the Outdoor Capital of the UK, and no wonder as its beautiful scenery is a blank canvas for an outdoor adventure. This highland playground is the perfect place to visit with your family as it offers some of the best outdoor activities in the UK.

Whether you are looking for a great day out with the kinds or a few days break in one of Scotland’s most beautiful locations, this is the perfect place to do it!


Adventure Weekend Scotland

Are you looking to add a little bit of adventure to your time away in Scotland? At Vertical Descents in Fort William we can provide one or two day packages which are loaded with escapades that all of your family will love!

Whether you are looking for white water rafting in Scotland or something which keeps your feet on the ground our packages have something for everyone! Have a look at the activities we provide below!





Bridge Swing

Gorge Walking

Paint Balling



White Water Rafting

Climbing & Abseiling

White Water Funyakking

Target Sports

White Water River Bugging

Mountain Biking




Family Adventure Packages

We provide a one day and a two day “Wet 'n' Wild” package, this package is available in Fort William and Perthshire. Be prepared to spend the day completely socked in this ultimate water adventure.  This package includes some of the best water adventures available in the Scottish Highlands including gorge Walking or canyoning combined with a choice of white water rafting/funyakking/bugging. If you are wanting to spread these activities over two days, then three activities are available with the same options as well as coasteering.

If you are looking to mix it up with our “Surf 'n' Turf” package this means you get the best of both worlds with a land activity and a water activity also! Choose from: WW rafting/ WW funyakking/WW river bugging, segway, archery, mountain biking.

Keep your feet on the ground with our “Land Lovers” package, this one day only adventure day has two hard core adventure activities which your kids will love! Take a ride on our segway tour then take it at your pace with either archery or mountain biking.


Things to do at Fort William

There are lots things to do in Fort William for kids! Did you know that Fort William is home to Harry Potter’s Hogwarts Express? If you have a few days in Fort William, this is not one to be missed!

Take the kids on a magical adventure that they will love! Fort William is home to route used by the Hogwarts express and West Coast Railways even provide days out on the 'The Jabobite' steam train, which was the steam engine used in the making of the Harry Potter films.

This one is not just for the kids, adults adore this journey as it world famous for its beautiful scenic route. It is acknowledged as one of the best scenic railway journeys as it takes passengers over one of Scotland’s greatest land marks the giant that is the Glenfinnan Viaduct.

Whatever you a visit to Fort William will be an unforgettable trip for you and the kids. We have activities which are suited for everyone and we would be happy to discuss this with you! Add some excitement into your trip to Scotland with a visit to Vertical Descents in Fort William, we are looking forward to seeing you!