Sport & Exercise

Firbush Outdoor Centre

Firbush is open to the students and staff of the University of Edinburgh and the wider community.

Set in a spectacular location on the south shore of Loch Tay our residential outdoor activity centre offers an extensive programme of watersport and mountain activities throughout the year. Firbush also offers spaces year round for reading parties, team building, management training courses and conferences, there really is something for everybody. 

Our facilities

Visitors to Firbush stay in our fully equipped Norwegian Pine log cabin complete with catering, bar and lecture room facilities.

Firbush webcam

Enjoy a live view looking out over Loch Tay from the harbour at Firbush

Happy 50th Birthday, Firbush!

Firbush 50th
Our Firbush Outdoor Centre is celebrating 50 years of education, community and adventure.

Firbush seasonal activity programme

Firbush Winter Skills Courses
Firbush offers a wide range of seasonal courses and activities throughout the year.

Reading parties

Firbush is a unique venue for hosting a customised blend of academic and outdoor programmes.

Club weekends

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Specialist and general weekends are available to University of Edinburgh clubs and societies.

Conferences and corporate events

Firbush is a superb location for small conferences, seminars or brainstorming meetings.

Instructor training

Firbush provides quality instructor training and employment opportunities.

Pricing information

Firbush offers preferential rates to University of Edinburgh staff and students whilst a range of charges apply to other user categories.

Firbush Office opening times

Firbush Outdoor Centre operates seven days a week throughout the year. Booking information is available from the Firbush office during office hours: