Tent Camping In Galloway

Galloway Activity Centre (GAC), on the east bank of Loch Ken, is a brilliant place for kids and adults to take the plunge into outdoor activities. I’ve stayed there with friends in a yurt and also several times camping with my family. We have booked to go again this summer, so it is fair to…

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Camping is a great way to spend a family holiday. Aside from the fun of exploring new places, there have been many studies in recent years demonstrating that being outdoors in nature is incredibly beneficial and that on average, children are now spending shorter amounts of time outdoors. Camping provides the opportunity to redress this…

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We here at Summits love the outdoors. From short trips that anyone, at any age can do, to the more obscure, challenging and extreme trips too. We are always excited to talk to our customers about their trips and ours, so here is one of the short trips that can be a great day out…

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Loch Katrine Cycle

We here at Summits love the outdoors. From short trips that anyone, at any age can do, to the more obscure, challenging and extreme trips too. We are always excited to talk to our customers about their trips and ours, so here is one of the short trips that can be a great day out…

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Vango Earth Range

The Vango Earth Collection is a selection of new eco friendly camping gear, entirely made up of recycled plastic bottles. Vango is a very environmentally friendly company, all their products are all about enjoying the outdoors. Above all, they have always been very environmentally aware of making their products eco-friendly. Throughout the last 50 years,…

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Essentials for your winter hike Are you planning a winter hike over the festive period?  Cold weather doesn’t mean that you need to abandon the trails! The great outdoors is a great way to booss your mood and improves mental health too. There is something magical about taking a hike on a fresh crisp winter’s…

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We know how difficult it is to choose the perfect gift. We have put together a list for your various types of outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you are buying for a newbie hiker or an experienced munro bagger. We have the perfect gift here at Summits! Stocking Filler Gifts Top Munro Vol 1: The Classics –…

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Visit the Best Beaches in Scotland Scotland has some of the most stunning beaches with white sand and clear turquoise waters. You would easily mistake some of Scotland’s best beaches for a beach in the Caribbean. As there are countless amounts of beautiful beaches dotted around Scotlands coastline, we decided to compile it down to…

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The Summits team enjoyed a day out to Loch Trool, located in Galloway forest park. This is a great walk. It has a bit of everything; woods, water and history.  Galloway Forrest Park is a massive park with 3 visitor centers. It is home to local wildlife and stunning scenery. We decided to walk around…

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The north coast 500 is Scotlands version the USA’s route 66. With the most beautiful coastal scenery including iconic beaches, rugged cliffs and stunning mountains it really is unique. Although it has been around for longer than we can remember. The name was launched in 2015 to boost tourism in the north of Scotland, linking…

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