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Ten Energetic Sporting Activities in Scotland
Indoor kart racing at Scotkart, Cambuslang (www.scotkart. co.uk, 0141 641 0222)
All the thrills (almost) of Formula One, as you speed round one of two indoor tracks on a 200cc kart at speeds of up to 40mph. From £45 per person.
Go white water rafting in the Cairngorms (www.aceadventures.co.uk)
The Cairngorms National Park offers some of the best white water rafting in the UK from £35.
Roll yourself sick Sphere-ing in Perthshire (www.naelimits. co.uk)
Jump inside a 12-foot hamster ball and hurtle down a big hill. From £45.
Shoot people at Bedlam (www.bedlampaintball.com)
Choose from paintballing, paintbombing and thunderflash grenades to shower your enemies. Bedlam paintball is available in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee. From £20.
See the world from a big balloon (www.albaballooning. co.uk)
Breathtaking views guaranteed with balloon rides for up to 12 people from £149.
Go weaselling in Inverness (www.boots-and-paddles.co.uk)
Wriggling and squirming like a smelly little carnivore, participants make their way through an underground labyrinth of tunnels. Price on request.
Go quadbiking (www.scottishquads.co.uk)
Speed off through the heather up to heights of over 1100ft, in a 700acre playground. From £28.50.
Cliff Jumping Madness (www.naelimits.co.uk)
Shoot off a slippery rock-slide waterfall from a height of up to 20 metres into the water below. From £45.
Paraglide over Arran (www.flyingfever.net)
An unbeatable way to view one of Scotland’s most beautiful islands with fundays and tandem rides from £95 and pilot courses from £500.
Dive with sharks at Deep Sea World in North Queensferry (www.deepseaworld.com)
Swim with the fishes (including sharks) with instructors. From £150.