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Hiring Bikes on Your Motorhome Holiday

There are huge advantages to a motorhome holiday: plenty of space, the freedom to stop where you want and eat when you’re ready, an always-available loo (handy when travelling with kids).  But there’s one disadvantage: motorhomes are big, and parking isn’t always easy outside campsites.  That’s where bikes come in handy. With a bike you […]
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Explore Scotland’s ancient Caledonian Forest

The call of the Caledonian Forest Scotland’s Caledonian Forest used to cover much of the country. Centuries of destruction by climate change, human action and over-grazing by deer and sheep have reduced it to around 5% of its former glory, but it’s still home to rare wildlife such as the pine marten, Scottish crossbill and […]
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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 much the same: dormice and other small mammals will hibernate but many of the bigger […]
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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 of spotting them wherever on the coast your motorhome takes you. A motorhome holiday also […]
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Travel through the Scottish mountains in your motorhome

If you want to see the best scenery and views, you’ll find them among the Scottish mountains, though even the largest mountains are often referred to as “hills”. Most of the roads don’t go over the tops of the mountains, they go around and between them. If you’re touring Scotland in a motorhome you’ll probably […]
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Tour the Scottish lochs from your motorhome

Wherever you go in Scotland, north of Glasgow or Edinburgh, you’re never far from a loch.  The word means lake, but it is also used for the fjord-like sea lochs to be found all the way up the west coast from Greenock to Cape Wrath. When you’re touring Scotland in a motorhome you’re bound to […]