4 Days / 3 Nights
Luxury camping, exploring the Scottish highlands, sampling local whiskey, campfire fun and a trip around the lochs. The Fire Starter retreat gives you the chance to reconnect with the outdoors whilst sampling Scottish culture and developing new relationships.
Optional extras include:
- Loch Ness boat cruise
- Urquhart castle visit
- Mini Highland games
Helping leaders to discover positive ways of working through building communication and team alignment skills through a variety of activities including fire building, raft building, and a communication workshop.
We arrive at our accommodation for the weekend, Camping Pod Heaven, based on the banks of Loch Ness.
That afternoon we'll venture out for some team building activities, options for which include raft building or mini Highland games (you can do both if you want!)
The evening will start with a communication workshop followed by a fire pit barbecue and campfire games.
On our second day we'll meet up with our mountain guide before heading up to the summit of Meall Fuar-mhonaidh, with views over Loch Ness, Fort William and Ben Nevis. The walk is perfect for beginner/intermediate hikers with plenty of support provided throughout.
Once we're back down we'll be heading to the Uile-bheist craft beer and whiskey factory for a tour and tasting session.
That evening we will be heading back to the campsite for more communication skills building activities and another evening around the fire pit, with food and drinks a plenty.
Our last full day will begin with a canoe tour of the infamous Loch Ness after breakfast, following the tour we'll have the option to visit the nearby Urquhart castle before lunch.
After lunch we'll have our final communication skills activity of the weekend before we get ready for our final evenings awards ceremony and celebration.
What do I need for this trip?
Although a large majority of what we need for this trip will be provided, we recommend looking at the list below to make sure you are fully prepared for your retreat:
Comfortable hiking/walking boots
Personal camping equipment (list provided)
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I find out more information about this trip?
Head to the contact us button a the bottom of this page and one of the Striide team members will be in touch.
Do I need to do any training in the lead up to this trip?
The trip is designed to cater for all ability levels, although a basic level of physical fitness would be advised.
Can elements of this trip be customised?
Yes, we can create an experience that suits the budget and requirements of you and your team, just contact a member of the Striide team for more information.
Can I book on as an individual?
Yes, this trip is open to groups of all sizes, so you can come alone or with members of your team.