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Exploring the Magical Black Isle of the North Coast 500

The North Coast 500 travels the coastal road of the northern Scottish Highlands in a 500 mile loop, taking you along some stunning routes with incredible views. The route delves into the six Scottish counties in the Highlands, and each […]
Holiday Ideas
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Scottish Gardens

Top 10 Scottish Gardens for your Motorhome Holiday

Scotland’s rain may not please everyone but it’s a boon for gardeners: plenty of natural water keeps gardens green and flourishing. The country’s climate is uneven from east to west, so you can find near-tropical gardens on one coast and […]
Highlands and Islands
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Holiday Ideas
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Tourist Routes

The Jacobite Trail Part 2; Explore Western Scottish History and Outlander Sets

Part one of this route covered the eastern section of Scotland, and now in part two we’ll look at the west. It also covers the whole period of the Jacobite risings, from the 1689 attempt to put King James VII […]
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Tourist Routes

Jacobite Trail Part 1: Explore Eastern Scottish History with the Sites of Outlander

Are you a fan of Bonnie Prince Charlie and all things Jacobite? Or have you become an avid watcherof the tv show Outlander, which follows Claire as she travels back in time to the Jacobite sites of 1743? Then this Jacobite Motorhome Route […]
Motorhome Tips

What’s the difference between a Motorhome, Campervan & RV?

To many people, the terms motorhome, campervan and RV are interchangeable, though RV is generally thought of as an American word for a motorhome. In fact, there are key differences between the three, and it’s worth knowing what they are […]
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Nature & Wildlife
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Winter

Winter Wildlife Watching in Scotland by Motorhome

Winter affects different people different ways: some just want to curl up in a ball and not come out ‘til spring, while others love the crisp air and want to spend as much time outdoors as possible. Scottish wildlife feels […]
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Winter

Winter Motorhome Holidays in Snowy Scotland

Snow in Scotland isn’t guaranteed – neither the 2015 winter nor the 2016 one produced much – but there’s already been some snow in 2017… so it’s looking good for those winter activities! Here are some ideas of what you […]
Winter

Edinburgh Christmas Markets

Motorhome holidays aren’t just for summer: there’s plenty to do in Scotland in winter. Edinburgh and Glasgow are great places to visit on a Scottish motorhome tour, and both take Christmas very seriously. Edinburgh’s Christmas markets are deservedly popular with […]
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Tourist Routes

Scottish National Tourist Routes: the Highland route

One of the attractions of a motorhome tour of Scotland is that Scottish roads offer two ways to get from A to B: the straight (-ish) and the scenic route. This route definitely comes under the heading of scenic. It’s not an […]
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Nature & Wildlife

Motorhome Holidays: whale and dolphin watching in Scotland

Scotland is one of the best places in the world to go whale and dolphin watching. There are good viewpoints on both the east and west coast and in the northern isles and Hebrides, so you have a good chance […]