2020 has been designated Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters. Our hugely varied coastline and rich offering of inland waters offer an unparalleled range of experiences and venues for business events.

Coastal iconic venues for corporate events and incentives

Culzean Castle, South Ayrshire

Culzean Castle, an opulent clifftop castle on the dramatic Ayrshire coastline, was the family holiday home of choice for President Dwight D Eisenhower. With just six bedrooms, The Eisenhower Hotel at Culzean Castle is now one of the most exclusive places to stay in Scotland.

Barnbougle Castle exterior twilight

Located on the Firth of Forth in Edinburgh, Barnbougle Castle is a secret 13th century Castle. This hidden gem sits majestically on the Rosebery Estate, Dalmeny, within 2000 acres of private parkland.

There's a certain magic about staying on a private island in Scotland.  The Isle of Eriska Hotel on the west coast has wooded grounds and boasts gorgeous views overlooking Loch Linnhe.

Coastal cities and areas for incentives and events

St Andrews west sands beach and golf course

Famous for its ten golf courses, including the Old Course, St. Andrews is a stunning seaside town where alternative activities to golf include Land Yachting, Treasure Hunts and Ghost Tours.

Loch Lomond is one of Scotland’s most beautiful and iconic waters as well as the largest expense of water in the UK. Amazing Days events & teambuilding provide speedboats and private island tours as well as Quad Biking and unforgettable barbeques.

The pools at Glen Rosa  Isle of Arran

Voted one of the top seven islands in the world, the Isle of Arran is a dramatic Scottish island with dramatic mountain peaks, sheltered beaches and verdant forests. The island is a great way to get incentive groups out into the Scottish air.

Scotland’s wonderful water based activities

There’s a fantastic range of water based activities for corporate and incentive groups throughout Scotland.

Landyachting with Blown Away, St Andrews

Blown Away specialises in beach based activities including Landyachting and Beach Kayaking while Foxlake offers paddleboarding and all kinds of water-based challenges. Or try out surfing at Wavegarden Scotland with its state-of-the-art lagoon technology providing all-year round waves.

For a luxury corporate experience, try Geronimo Sailing who provide amazing experience days for corporate clients on the west coast of Scotland in one of the country’s most luxurious charter yacht

Fancy a go at snorkelling? Scotland’s first ever snorkel trail in the north west Highlands features nine beaches and bays. Bursting with marine life, you could see everything from anemones to whales.

Not forgetting, of course, the opportunity to cruise on Scotland's most famous loch - Loch Ness where the chance of spotting its famous mysterious resident Nessie has drawn thousands of hopeful visitors for many years.

Venues by lochs and rivers

There’s no shortage of venues located near Scotland’s famous lochs and rivers.

Dunkeld House Hotel is a four-star luxury country house hotel that sits on 280 acres of natural woodland and overlooks the wide and fast-flowing River Tay, renowned for its famous salmon fishing.

The view over Loch Lomond from Conic Hill

Undergoing an extensive restoration project, Cameron House on Loch Lomond is surrounded by 400 acres of woodland and offers luxury accommodation and elegant meeting and event spaces.

Experience brand new Scottish exploration routes - 'The Coig'

Sunset Over The Isle Of Arran

The Coig (Gaelic for “five”) is an exciting new way of seeing mainland and island routes in Scotland. There are five routes to explore – the Shire, the Shiel, the Arran, the Bute and the Cumbrae. The Coig is perfect for outdoor activities including walking and cycling as well as outstanding natural beauty, history and heritage, food and drink.