5 Memorable Scottish Experiences To Gift This Christmas

Give your loved ones something truly special this year: An unforgettable experience or a membership to a gift that keeps on giving! Here are 5 memorable Scottish Experiences to gift this year in Argyll & The Isles - although some of them might not fit under your Christmas tree!

Wilder Ways - Explore Scotland's Wilderness on Horseback 

Cara and Nikki at Wilder Ways offer you an opportunity to take their experienced horses out on an exhilarating journey through some of Argylls lesser-known scenery. Wilder Ways cater for a range of different abilities from newbies looking to try something new to experienced horse riders looking for a new adventure. They even have the option for day Treks, Horseback Archery and have the option to cater for an adventure catered to your needs, with adventures to order, including snacks to be eaten along the way!

Historic Environment Scotland - A Gift that keeps on giving

Why not gift someone a membership to Historic Environment Scotland. Membership allows members free access to over 300 attractions including castles and heritage venues across Scotland. The membership also entitles members to a 20% discount in their shops and a 10% discount in their cafes, a free quarterly members’ magazine, and Exclusive online content! This is the perfect gift for any keen explorer or traveller, as the membership also allows half-price entry to over 500 heritage attractions in England and Wales, which means exploring further afield has already been made so much simpler!

Islay Sea Adventures - Take to the Seas

Looking for a unique and exciting gift this Christmas? Why not give someone special an Islay Sea Adventures gift voucher. For as little as £45 for a child and £55 for an adult, you could gift an adventure like no other, Islay Sea Adventures are a 5* boat tour operator, which offers a unique way to explore Islay through a wide variety of trips from gentle cruises with wildlife spotting, to a leisurely day of fishing or for those seeking an adrenaline-filled spin, they have both open and closed RIBS offering a faster paced and thrilling ride, that can also be used for private charters and comfortable journeys for those travelling further afield. 

There are many other boat tours available across Argyll & The Isles. Discover more options here

Heathery Heights - On Top of the World


Know someone interested in exploring the great outdoors, but doesn’t know where to start? Heathery Heights is the best starting point for any individual, whether you’re new to nature, an outdoor explorer, or a seasoned explorer, Heathery Heights can lead you to your next journey in Argyll! Heathery Heights offers a bespoke guided walk for those seeking adventure in the Argyll area. Heather Thomas-Smith is an experienced mountain leader with a passion for the outdoors and wants to showcase the beauty of the outdoors with other individuals. Heather also offers a range of outdoor skills courses, which includes basic hill and backpacking skills, to suit beginners to advanced outdoor enthusiasts. If you are looking for a unique gift adventure this Christmas, Heathery Heights is the perfect option for any outdoor enthusiast or those seeking a new challenge in 2022.


West Coast Wellness - Take a Breath and Relax For A Day

Looking for a small getaway to escape the hustle of everyday life? Join West Coast Wellness for one of their Yoga Day retreats and take in the tranquillity and stunning views of Loch Fyne. Spend a nourishing, restorative day that includes yoga, connection with nature, sauna time, local homemade food, and space to reconnect with yourself - and maybe even some wild swimming! Come with a friend, a loved one, or treat yourself this season to a solo retreat. The dates for next year aren't fixed yet, however, flexible Christmas vouchers are available. Enquire for more information here

In need of more festive inspiration? Head over to the full advent calendar and discover 12 days of Christmas in Argyll & the Isles