About Carrick, Ayrshire and South West Scotland
With over 5000 square km of varied and beautiful landscapes, there is no better place to explore the outdoors than Carrick, South Ayrshire and the Galloway hills in South West Scotland. Roam the remote and rugged hill tops where golden eagles cruise and walk all day without seeing another soul. The step down into the Galloway Forest which hosts the exhilarating and world renowned mountain bike trails of the 7 Stanes. Explore the valleys where many rivers flow to sandy beaches of the coastline, ideal for all manners of water based adventures.
The coastline has a rich history including smuggling and is home to a diverse range of wildlife, seabird and flora and fauna. When the tide is out you can walk out to the rocks where seals are a common site. From our sandy beaches there are stunning views of Ireland, the Mull of Kintyre, Arran and Ailsa Craig. There are many coastal villages and towns with excellent accommodation and places to eat.
Local legend tells the story of Sawney Bean and his family of cannibals. Sawney Bean was born in the late 14th century and lived with his family in a sea cave on the Carrick coast near Lendalfoot and Ballantrae. This is the area we use for many of our adventures.
Adventure Carrick will take you on a journey of discovery to the unique and special places they know, offering extensive opportunities to challenge the most adventurous activities on land and water.
With so much choice there is an adventure waiting for you to try every day of the week.