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testimonial The whole day was absolutely superb and the gentlemen who taught us couldn’t have been more patient and helpful. Our guests all said how great a day it was... We will definitely be back!
Thea Davies
Taylor Wimpey Strategic Land

Outdoor Activities at Winton Castle near Edinburgh

The outdoor activities at Winton Castle near Edinburgh are designed to be a bit different and great fun!

For businesses, why not arrange your corporate away day in the peaceful setting of Winton’s Walled Garden? We have a special Summer Package on offer to bring colleagues together to collaborate or just to unwind. See our Company Away Day brochure.

Choose from an Exciting Variety of Outdoor Activities

We offer a wide range of entertaining and challenging outdoor activities. You can choose from Highland Games, clay pigeon shooting, archery, falconry displays, laser tag, off-road driving, segways or bushcraft (learn fire-making and knife skills) and woodland activities.

We can also arrange less energetic but equally entertaining indoor activities, like titillating tastings and craft activities.

  • Why not experience the fun of our Winton Highland Games with tossing the caber and energetic tug-o’-wars?
  • Want to feel the excitement of shooting clays with the expert tuition of Billy Gordon, 24-times Scottish clay shooting champion and twice British champion?
  • Or have a real life computer game with Winton Laser Tag with live sounds and game scenarios? Unlike paintball, there are no messy, painful bullets of paint, and it’s completely safe and ecologically friendly.

Download our full Activities Brochure for 2024 here.

Miniature Hovercrafts at Winton Castle

Bored of wheels? Float on a cushion of air powered by a microlite engine capable of doing 50 mph (without brakes)! Lean into corners to navigate the obstacle courses.

Driving miniature hovercrafts is a great activity for team building, private parties or stag and hen dos. Full safety equipment and tuition are provided by our experienced team. Please note that the minimum group size is 10 people (aged 16 or over).

Sporting Challenges, Obstacle Courses (OCRs) and 10k Runs

With 15 km of Winton Paths and beautiful countryside, Winton Estate near Edinburgh is well set up for outdoor challenges, obstacle courses and 5k or 10k runs.

Spartan Races have twice been hosted at Winton with nearly 5,000 visitors taking part. And, Bear Grylls brought his renowned spirit of fitness and adventure to Winton Castle for the first ever Bear Grylls Survival Race in Scotland.