Panning Championships will be held at the Museum of Load Mining. Wanlockhoad. by Brggar on 1 & 2 June. Further details at

I Find out more about kite surfing: The Wind Wizard 261 Maryhill Road. Glasgow. 0141 332 87107. ww\.v.i..vrn(lspellscom lturtion courses cost 5785 for a full day. including equipment and insurance)

British Kite Surfing Association can be contacted at PO Box 1:380. Bath BA2 iilY. www.krtosurfrngorg

I Find out more about mountain biking: is an extensive and colourful site. narrth routes. tips. features. oguromont revro\.'-./s. a FAQ section and links to other recommended sites. is an onlrno version of the best- selling maga/‘rno ill/fountain Brk/ngi and has plenty of reviews as \.'|l as :nfo on news. \.'~./oathor. events and trails. rs dedicated to listing Scottish mountain bike routes. mostly armed at the experienced rrdor.

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I Accomodation and general info: Scotland's national tourist board's site is a good first stop for finding out about activities. accommodation, travel and anything else you might need to know. The Scottish Youth Hostels AssoCIation has budget accommodation throughout the land and also organises activity breaks. Activrty Scotland is the overall body responsible for Scotland's activrty providers and its site has fully searchable listings and links to other websites. rs a Highland Of Scotland Tourist Board initiative dedicated to themed holidays wrthout any tartan or shortbread in sight. Its ‘erdheart' section lrs s special offer activity breaks. lrom paragliding in Lochaber or extreme climbing in tho Carrngorms to being cast away on a remote Hebrrdoan island.

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