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Ten Activities on Eriska

Posted by Beppo Buchanan-Smith on Apr 25, 2013 10:05:00 PM

When you live somewhere it is often easy to forget how lucky we are with an endless plyground of activities and facilities to use.

But when a guest asks us for suggestions of how to amuse themseves we are never short of ideas.

Eriska caters for a wide range of activities offering complete relaxation to the most fast paced sporting activity to lure a wide-ranging audience. Here’s a quick guide to some of our top attractions:

1. Golf

Eriska Golf Course

Our 9-hole golf course is a top sporting island attraction regularly drawing in enthusiasts from all over the UK but with stunning views and challenging holes a few lost balls and wayward shots will not ruin your day!

2. Spa

Invigorate, energise, or relax at our ESPA spa facility that provides a full range of top-to-toe beauty therapies, ideal for those wishing to escape the realities of real life for a few days and be pampered by our trained professionals.

3. Swimming

Girl in pool at Eriska

 

 Our 17 metre indoor swimming pool is perfect for those seeking some  holiday fun. Wither you’re a more serious swimmer, or just want to  splash around with the family our pool is large enough to accommodate all

  

4. Sport Hall 

Eriska Sport HallOur sports hall houses a range of equipment to cater for a variety of indoor activities. With badminton, tennis, indoor bowls, table tennis, a putting green and five aside football, guests have the opportunity to fine tune their skill with some friendly competition.

5. Clay Pigeon Shooting

For those looking for something a little bit different, we offer the thrilling heart-pounding experience of clay pigeon shooting for those visitors with a keen eye and quick reactions from our expert tutor.

6Stargazing

Unlike the cities and towns of Scotland, Eriska is a perfect location to enjoy the local night skies. There’s minimal light pollution and good sightlines to enjoy a clear view of the stars, planets and the occasional satellite casually passing by. On a really clear night you really do see it all

7. Nature trails

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 Eriska offers walkers and the photographers among us the perfect setting to explore and enjoy the local scenery and wildlife. Alternatively, for those wanting to burn off some energy through our island woodlands or venture further afield we have bicycles ready to hire

 8. Birdwatching

With over 100 different species of birds on the island, the early birds among our guests will be kept occupied looking out for some of our  favourites at their most active and vocal.

9. Boat Trips

Boat Trip Eriska

Absorb a spectacular seaview tour of our West Coast island and local marine wildlife and all departing from our own pier!

10. Fishing

Eriska and the surrounding Argyll coastline is the perfect location for some of the best secluded shore and sea fishing opportunities in Scotland.

 

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Topics: wildlife, scenery, Spa