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Posts for July 2014

Make way for the Segway!

Wednesday 16th Jul 2014


We’ve all seen them on the TV and in the movies – whether it is Will Arnett’s G.O.B in Arrested Development or Paul Blart Mall Cop – but why not experience the crazy fun of riding a Segway for yourself up at Action Glen?

Segways are one of our most popular activities and it’s easy to see why – what could be better than zooming around our off-road track on one of our speedy segways that are kitted out with chunky off-road tyres so that you can fly over some pretty serious terrain.

The clever combination of computers, motors, gyroscopes and fluid-based levelling sensors in the Segway’s base means that all you have to do to start the fun is shift your weight forward to accelerate and backwards to slow down or even go into reverse. Turning couldn’t be simpler either – you just push down on either the right or left handlebar and the Segway does the rest, constantly adjusting speed and direction in response to your shifting body weight.

 You’ll find it so easy to master that you’ll never want to get off!

During the Segway Trekking experience one of our qualified instructors will guide you around the beautiful Crieff Hydro estate for around an hour. And did we mention that at Action Glen we have Scotland’s biggest fleet of Segways? So, feel free to bring along some friends to join in the adventure!

Segways are even great fun for all the family, although we do insist that children are aged 10 years or older – it’s safety first at Action Glen.

Check out the video below for a little taste of what’s in-store:

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You must wear flat shoes and weather appropriate clothing is always good too – our Segways are out and about come rain or shine!

Check out the Action Glen website or call 01764 651 671 to book.


Corporate Away Days at Action Glen

Wednesday 9th Jul 2014


Summer is here and there is no worse time to be stuck at your desk, behind a mountain of paperwork, watching the glorious Scottish summer pass you by out the window.

So, if you’re tired of being cooped up in the office all day having the same old water cooler chats then here at Action Glen we have the perfect solution – our corporate away days!

We offer an enormous range of games and activities for you and your co-workers to enjoy together with everything from quad biking to archery and Segways to clay pigeon shooting, all available on site.

You can tailor your away day package to combine all the best bits of Action Glen and get the most out of your colleagues in terms of developing teamwork, communication, motivation and morale.

We can even create a scoring system for the majority of our activities giving your corporate away day a bit of a competitive edge.

For more information visit our website or, to book your corporate away day, contact our events team now.

Off Site Company Events

Urban Combat

Do you want to organise a break from the 9 – 5 doldrums without uprooting the entire office for the day? No problem, we can bring the team building fun to you!

We have specially adapted our popular ‘Woodland Combat’ game to provide a portable ‘Urban Action Combat’ version that we can bring to you.

We’ll transform your company car park (or other large outdoor area) into an inter-office battle zone using our inflatable barrels, boulders, forts and tanks.

Then, equipped with our state of the art laser weapons (a completely painless warfare), you can choose from a number of different game types including capture the flag, plant the bomb and protect the president (or CEO if you’d prefer).

Find out more from the Action Glen website.


Swing into August

Wednesday 2nd Jul 2014

With Scotland the focus of the golfing world this year in the form of the Ryder Cup and with August being National Golf month, golf is very much the sport of the moment.

Scotland is famous for its stunning courses and with over 550 golf courses in Scotland, you are never too far from one.


One of Scotland’s best kept secrets is Culcrieff Golf Course which offers stunning views of the Strathearn Valley as well as commanding views of Ben Vorlich and Ben More.

To celebrate the month of golf, come along to Culcrieff Golf Club on Saturday 2nd August for a charity day.

For those looking to work on their swing, why not try our 8 bay driving range to get your day off to a swinging start!

If you don’t have time for the 18 holes, then why not try our Par 3 hole course to get you golfing ready.

Or for the even younger or those who just want to have a bit of fun, head to the crazy golf course and see if you can beat Nessie! No need to book, just turn up and play!

Crazy Golf

Once you have worked up an appetite, head to the Clubhouse for some great homemade food and your four legged friends are welcome as well.

For the golf enthusiast, the August golf week is the perfect week for you. Running from 17th to 22nd August, golf enthusiast will have the opportunity to compete on the Ferntower course at Crieff Golf Club as well our own course. For only £75 per person, this a great deal for any golfing enthusiast.

If golf is not your thing, then we have an alternative that might just swing it for you! Taking you back to your childhoods days of throwing a frisbee around the garden and throw in a few baskets and you have Frisbee golf. Take on the challenge as a family or with friends and you will be guaranteed a great time!