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What’s on in Scotland, October 2018

If you’re looking for an October break or a way to occupy the children over half-term, why not take a road trip around Scotland? There’s a wealth of things to do and something to suit everyone. It’s easy to get around on the roads, and the scenery is some of the best in the UK; […]
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Scottish Summer Festivals 2018 (July & August)

This is the second part of our blog series on the very best Summer festivals going on in Scotland in 2018. If you haven’t already, why not check out or previous article on Scottish Summer festivals happening in May and June? Featured image credit: Ian Woodhead The summer holiday months of July and August are packed […]
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Scottish summer festivals 2018 (May & June)

Everyone knows about the Edinburgh International Festival and all its brothers and sisters – the Fringe, the Military Tattoo and so on. But Scotland has plenty of other festivals on offer, right through the summer, many of them in wonderfully scenic locations with great campsites nearby. We’ve put together a list of great festivals happening in […]
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Accommodation for the Celtman Triathlon

The Celtman! triathlon is one of the toughest on the planet: a 3.4 km swim in a sea loch, a ride of 202 km across some of the windiest and steepest roads in Britain and a 42 km run that includes two Munros (mountains over 900 m). All that, and midges too! Yet plenty of […]
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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 could do on a midwinter motorhome holiday in Scotland. Skiing and snow-boarding in Scotland, most […]
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What’s on in Scotland, Autumn-Winter 2017

If you’re considering a trip to Scotland this autumn or winter, you may be wondering whether there’s anything going on. The answer is a big “yes”!  Scotland can offer plenty to do, indoors and outside, all through the year. Here are some ideas for the later months. Scotland 2017 is Perfect for History Lovers 2017 […]
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What’s on in Scotland Summer 2017

Scotland is famous for many things: scenery, whisky, kilts, music, sports, Scottish dancing and more. Almost all of them have a festival dedicated to them, sometime in the year, somewhere in Scotland. A motorhome holiday is ideal for setting your own itinerary and can be a great way to sample some of the fantastic festivals […]
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Visiting Scotland in 2017 (January to June)

Scotland may not be the first place you think of for winter holidays – we can’t provide guaranteed winter sun or world-famous pistes – but there are plenty of advantages to visiting Scotland in the early months. The roads are much emptier, which makes driving a motorhome easier, and the Scots know a thing or […]
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Scotland’s Hogmanay: see the New Year in with a bang!

Winter’s a great time to visit Scotland; the weather may not be great and the nights are long and dark, but that just supplies a good excuse for a get-together. And there’s no better excuse for a get-together than Hogmanay, or New Year’s Eve, the Scots’ big winter festival. And what a party they throw […]
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See the Solar Eclipse

  The biggest Solar Eclipse in 61 years is on March 20th 2015 and the best place in Scotland to see this is the Isle of Lewis in the Hebridean Islands off the west coast of Scotland with 98% of the sun obscured. Why not hire a luxury motorhome and experience this in the wild […]