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Pursuits at Gleneagles

At Gleneagles, guests can enjoy an extensive range of country pursuits and leisure activities, all of which take place within the estate. Our instructors are experts in their fields and take enormous pride in their work, adhering to the very highest of professional standards. At Gleneagles, we also believe that age should not be a barrier to enjoying the activities on offer, which is why everything adults can do, children can do too, from driving scaled-down Land Rovers to riding miniature ponies.

17th green of the Kings Course at Gleneagles

In 2019, Gleneagles will celebrate its golfing centenary. Since the iconic King’s and Queen’s courses were first opened here in 1919, this countryside estate in the heart of Scotland has continued to attract the elite of the golf world.

A group doing a clay pigeon shoot in stands on a shooting range

At the Gleneagles Shooting School we have outstanding facilities and expert instructors on hand to provide an unforgettable experience for all ages and skill levels – whether you’re a novice or a crack-shot.

A man having a tennis lesson on the outdoor courts at Gleneagles

Tennis has been part of the Gleneagles experience since the hotel was first opened in the 1920s. Today, you can play whatever the weather at our state-of-the-art Indoor Tennis Centre.

Horse and rider galloping through woods at sunset at Gleneagles

Gleneagles Equestrian School provides expert instruction in all disciplines of horsemanship, including dressage, show jumping and cross country. The school caters for riders of all ages from three years old upwards.

A Land Rover driving off-road at Gleneagles

The driving in the Perthshire hills is spectacular, and at Gleneagles you can have a thrilling off-road experience in our fleet of 4x4 vehicles. Participants must hold a full driving licence for these demanding trails.

A woman having a falconry lesson with a hawk on her arm being instructed by a falconer

Our expert falconers teach the basic skills and techniques of this fascinating sport – one of the oldest and most aristocratic in the world – providing guests with hands-on experience of handling and flying Harris hawks.

A gun dog trainer letting dogs out of a Land Rover

Since the Gleneagles Gundog School opened in 2007 – the first of its kind in the world – thousands of guests have experienced the unique pleasure of working with the school's magnificent and highly trained labradors.

Gleneagles is situated in the heart of some of the most majestic countryside in Scotland, and what better way to explore it than on a world-class road bike?

Gleneagles Archery

"Toeing the line" on our dedicated range will enable you to learn the basics of target archery in all its practice and forms. Using our recurve bows your instructor will teach, inform and develop your skill in this ancient sport.

A fishing instructor tying a fly onto a line

Gleneagles' trout lochs provide the finest fishing for the expert seeking to extend their range or for a wonderful introduction to the sport.


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