Sport & Exercise

Firbush outdoor centre

The centre is superbly appointed, set in a spectacular location offering a broad programme of activities for students and staff at the University of Edinburgh.

Firbush is also available to non-University groups and individuals.

Outdoor activities, reading parties, conferences, and family activity holidays are programmed throughout the year. Corporate groups outwith higher education also visit Firbush to participate in team building and management training courses.

Firbush provides an extensive programme of outdoor activities throughout the year, organised on a seasonal basis, with watersports and mountain activities forming the essence of Firbush courses. Activities on offer at Firbush include:

  • sailing
  • windsurfing
  • river canoeing
  • canoeing
  • kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • winter mountaineering
  • hillwalking
  • mountain biking
  • cross country skiing
  • orienteering