There’s a lots of things to see and do across the Highlands. Winter is here and there are a range of activities you can enjoy. Experience the numerous events taking place across the Highlands over the coming months; celebrating all that is unique and special across the region. You can expect a warm welcome as everyone enjoys the best of Highland’s rich heritage and culture including spectacular street theatre, music, storytelling, and of course the world famous ceilidhs.
When you think of Scottish Highlands, you ought to think of its scenery. Because that’s what first strikes you. Nobody could remain unmoved by the landscape – it’s that kind of a place. But another way of viewing the Highlands is as a backdrop to exactly the sort of holiday you want – from passive pampering to active exertion, or a bit of everything. Continue reading
The coming year “2012″ is going to be a year for Scotland to display it’s creativity for the world. The government of Scotland has planned a- year-long programme of events, activities and festivals aimed at promoting the country’s creativity which will begin with the Hogmanay.
Scotland have always seeing various ways to promote its tourism to the world. As result, the country has witnessed a significant inflow of tourists during the past years. The number of people who are choosing for Scotland holidays are increasing. Continue reading
Scotland flaunts an exciting range of accommodation options, which is far more than its fair share considering its small size. Impressive accommodation options at cheap price tags draws tourists all round the year. From adventure to fun trips and family holidays, there is a lot to explore in this country, which are well complimented by a host of budget accommodation options. From the majestic castles to the cottages and low priced hostels and self catering apartments, there is something for everyone.
Large self catering Scotland offers the best of both the worlds of some of the choicest places of tourist interest coupled with excellent self catering options that ensure a pleasant stay at easy prices. Self catering options are available in spacious castles, rustic estate lodges, and charming country cottages or farmhouses to suit your varied moods and needs. Hostels and dormitories are highly recommended for budget travelers and students. If hostelling is not for you then you can consider the innovative accommodation options of the halls of Residence in universities during summer vacations. These low cost accommodation options right at the city centre cost only a fraction of the regular accommodation options, which make them hugely popular among guests.
If you are looking for something adventurous, a jungle camp site or caravans would be great bets where you can stay amidst the wilderness and the stunning lochs and mountains of Scotland. You can choose from an array of exciting destinations including beaches and wooded grounds and glens. No matter whether you choose to stay in a homely cottage or a regal castle or a cozy hostel, a Scotland holiday experience would ensure a homely feeling which would allow you to chill out, kick off your shoes and have fun with the people who share your same interests.
Though the economic slowdown is hitting hard on almost all segments of daily life, there seems to be a brighter side to it. It is interesting to note that the UK tourism segment has come out of the recession blues with a bang and has been showing a steady increase in its sales figures. It has become one of the best times to book your family holiday in the UK as the holidays in the European destination would pinch you more this year.
The Pound would buy you less in Europe than it did last year considering the exchange rates of the Euro. This has made many holiday makers to turn their gaze towards the popular tourist destinations in the UK like Scotland, which flaunts the celebrity tag of hogmanay apart from flashing a perfect weather card this season!
Above all, holidaying abroad might not be an enjoyable experience always. You should be prepared for the worst and the unexpected like getting stranded in the airports or getting stuck on the other part of the world as the airline goes bust– these are some of the risks that could add up to the travel woes and may be that is why more people have decided to holiday in the UK, this year.
There are many holiday parks in the UK which have added on jaw dropping facilities and rides to lure more tourists. Most of them including the Bluestone holiday park in Wales have some of the most modern features like water park, pub, restaurant, café, shop, walks, health and beauty spa and sports clubs. Holiday cottages are great bets to enjoy the spectacular hinterlands of the UK with your family or friends especially so since the Christmas and New Year is round the corner.
The many cost effective accommodation options in the UK including the individually owned self catering holiday cottages, would ensure a cozy and relaxed stay. Explore the lochs and mountains of Scotland or honeycomb the beaches of Bournemouth or Devon and you might never consider a foreign holiday again!