Paddling in Scotland – Forfar Loch
What’s on offer at Forfar Loch?
Paddling taster sessions, family friendly trips, learn to kayak/SUP sessions, private guided trips & group events!
We offer here guided tours, family trips and paddlesport tuition classes here, all year round. So if you see yourself trying kayaking, stand up paddle boarding or canoeing, have a look what at we have to offer:
There is so much more to this town, the capital of Angus county by the way, than just Forfar Loch.
Forfar was proclaimed a
The loch was formed at the end of the last ice age as the melting glacier left behind a line of Lochs in the Forfar area. Forfar Loch was partially drained during the 18th century to extract shell marl, which was used as a soil fertilizer. The original loch would bee about 1.5km longer and 5m deeper.
The town has a lot of interesting links to witches. Their influences are still during the Halloween celebrations in town.
When exploring Forfar, you will find a lot amazing historic sites, easy accessible on foot and suitable for any fitness, and age, level visitors. Stop by in the town’s museum and gallery (it’s free to visit!) and collect the key from the newsagents to visit one of the most amazing monuments in town centre.
Upgrade your kayaking trip
Book on a longer trip, or arrange a private tour & add a luxury picnic!
Tayside offers superb places for longer sea kayaking adventures as well. In Angus, we also offer longer (novice friendly trips) at Backwater Reservoir. We are also offering trips from Wormit or Dundee. All these are 2.5hrs long. You can check dates and book, by clicking on the buttons below. For a little more experienced paddlers we offer full day adventures, exploring The Tay Estuary or Arbroath Cliffs and Caves from the kayak perspective. You can also Learn to sea kayak in Dundee or learn to paddleboard at Forfar Loch.
We do specialise in PRIVATE GUIDED TOURS, half-day or full-day long, and if you wish, we can add a LUXURY PICNIC onboard of our kayaks as well! Yes, take some locally sourced cheese, snacks, treats (even freshly roasted coffee, hot chocolate, or some bubbly!) on the water with you. You can bring your own, or we can arrange it prior to the trip. This will turn your trip to a truly UNFORGETTABLE KAYAKING EXPERIENCE. Click on the button below, to read more about it.
Available options for a private kayak tour in Dundee with Outdoor Explore are:
- Dundee & Broughty Ferry – half-day trip
- Breakfast Paddle Dundee – half-day trip
- Perth to Dundee – full-day trip
- Tay Estuary – full-day trip
To request a private trip, complete the form at this page.