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  • A windsurfer stands on the edge of Loch Morlich, Glenmore National Park
    Loch Morlich Water Sports Centre, Glenmore National Park
  • A windsurfer tackles the wave at the Tiree Wave Classic Windsurfing Competition at the Isle of Tiree, Argyll & The Isles
    A windsurfer tackles the wave at the Tiree Wave Classic Windsurfing Competition at the Isle of Tiree
  • Windsurfing on Loch Earn at Lochearnhead, Stirling
    Windsurfing Loch Earn, Stirling
  • Windsurfing on Loch Bee in South Uist
    Windsurfing on Loch Bee in South Uist

The temperate weather in Scotland is perfect for windsurfing and there are plenty opportunities to enjoy this exciting sport both inland and down by the coast.

While spectacular jumps, riding big waves and sometimes reaching speeds of over 45 knots can be impressive, it is actually a sport that can be enjoyed by all the family and makes for a great active day out on the water. It is an ideal adventure sport for beginners who are keen to try something different.

The prevailing and stronger south westerly winds which blow over the west coast mean that the Isle of Tiree, Islay and the area around the Kintyre peninsula are among the best places to windsurf in Europe.

Every year, the beautiful Inner Hebridean island of Tiree plays host to the Tiree Wave Classic, one of the most prestigious windsurfing events on the British calendar for over 25 years. Admire the talent of some of the best windsurfers from around the world as they demonstrate their skill amid the crashing waves.

In Ayrshire, the Isle of Cumbrae is home to Scotland’s premier watersports centre. Windsurfing is just one of sports that can be enjoyed in the calm waters that surround the island.

Away from coast, head inland and enjoy a variety of windsurfing opportunities at locations including Loch Ken in Dumfries & Galloway, Loch Morlich near Aviemore or the loch at James Hamilton Hermitage Park in East Kilbride. 

Across Scotland there are around sixteen Royal Yacht Association (RYA) recognised school, many of which offer windsurfing classes and guidance.

Browse the listings below for more windsurfing in Scotland.

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  1. Galloway Activity Centre


    Multi-activity Centre


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    4 Activity Centre

    Castle Douglas

    Galloway Activity Centre is a friendly, family run outdoors centre operating on the beautiful shores of loch ken. We offer a range of land and water based activities and water sports tuition to families, individuals and groups alike.

  2. Gradings


    Enjoy a fun day out for all the family at Monikie Country Park. Adventure play parks, family walks, BBQ hire, adventure activites, environmental walks and talks with the rangers and many more.

  3. Strathclyde Country Park


    Multi-activity Centre


    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction


    There is something for everyone at this Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games proud host venue

  4. Gradings

    • 3 Activity Centre
    3 Activity Centre


    Enjoy a variety of fun activities on a beach in the mountains at Loch Morlich Watersports.


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