Scottish Holiday Ideas
If you venture to the Northern half of Scotland this year, you could worse than pay ‘The Granite City’ of Aberdeen a visit.
There are many attractions to visit in Aberdeen, including the Aberdeen Art Gallery, the Gordon Highlander’s Museum and the Maritime Museum. The Maritime Museum is rated five star by the Scottish Tourist Board and offers a brilliant introduction to the intricate workings of oil rigs and ships, as well as a excellent insight into Aberdeen’s rich maritime history. Aberdeen also has a good live music scene consisting of venues such as The Lemon Tree and The Tunnels, attracting More >
Inverness is the most Northerly city in Scotland and has been described as the Capital of the highlands. It is a great base from which to explore the remote and beautiful Scottish highlands to the North. There are also wonderful places to see right on the doorstep of Inverness including Loch Ness and the Culloden battlefield.
Ben Nevis is the Highest mountain in the United Kingdom (over 4400 feet), and provides challenges and breathtaking views no matter the time of year, sunshine or snow.
In the summer months thousands of hillwalkers from across the UK and around the world flock to the mountain to enjoy the trek, and the panoramic views of West Scotland. Come winter, Ben Nevis develops a deep covering of snow and ice, and skilled climbers and mountaineers take up the challenge of fighting thru arctic conditions to reach the summit against the odds.
The vast majority of these visitors choose to stay in nearby More >
At last it seems summer is approaching, and for those who have always wanted to but never made it, this should be the summer of Skye. The Isle of Skye has always been a popular destination but visitor numbers have been growing year on year and 2010 looks like being the best yet.
The beautiful Island off the North West tip of Scotland is very popular among couples as a romantic weekend retreat but it is equally suited to a family break from the norm. Once you have crossed the famous Skye Bridge – mountain biking, hill walking, nature trails and More >