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A Paddle on the Spey
in partnership with Cairngorms Nature Big Weekend

See Cairngorms National Park from the water and join us for a paddling adventure on the River Spey as part of the Cairngorms Nature BIG Weekend!

This fun-filled day will take you down the river to see wildlife from a different angle with chance to develop some canoeing skills at the same time.  Instruction and canoeing equipment all provided for you.

You do not need to have canoed before: our experienced & qualified instructor will be with you and so novices are welcome!


9.00am – 4.30pm approx. | Saturday 12 May 2018 | £25 per person | Abernethy Nethybridge 

Places limited to 12 | ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL – please book by 5.00pm on Friday 11 MayAge limit 13+

Meet at Abernethy Adventure Centre, Nethybridge at 9am.

  • Park in front of the Main House & check in with us at Reception at 9.00am
  • We will provide canoes, paddles, buoyancy aids & helmets (and wetsuits if appropriate)
  • Free minibus transport to and from the river
  • The day will finish at Abernethy Nethybridge between 4.00pm – 4.30pm

Please bring with you

  • Bring your own packed lunch, snacks and drinks bottle/thermos with a hot drink
  • Warm comfortable clothing suitable for the weather conditions, a towel, a full change of clothes, waterproofs, a hat and shoes that can get wet. If you have a wetsuit, please bring it.

How to book

Advance booking essential!  Just give us a call to book and pay over the phone: 01479 821279 or e-mail to find out more.

How to find us

Directions to the Centre are HERE.

Find out more

For more information on the Cairngorms Nature Big Weekend, please see HERE