Posts for families

Perthshire’s Enchanted Forest

Monday 14th Oct 2013

It’s that time of year again, when Scotland’s forests are lit in fiery shades.  Perthshire, also known as ‘Big Tree Country’, is a wonderful place to immerse yourself in spectacular autumn displays.   One Perthshire forest in particular has an extra special display in store for you… This October why not enjoy an October holiday […]

Rural Getaways in Scotland

Wednesday 5th Sep 2012

A country which is famous for its distinctive tartan, unique delicacies and colourful history, Scotland remains a popular holiday destination for those travelling from both within and outside the UK.  Whilst most visitors may associate trips to the country with city breaks to the likes of Edinburgh and Glasgow, the truth is there is far […]

September in Perthshire, Dundee and Angus

Thursday 23rd Aug 2012

Head to the heart of Scotland this September and bask in the beauty of Perthshire, Dundee and Angus as autumn unravels.  With varied landscapes, from the jagged peaks of the Highlands to the rugged east coast, and a wide range of activities and events to enjoy, it’s an ideal destination for a relaxing autumn break. Events Dundee Flower and […]

Seaside Holidays in Scotland

Friday 10th Aug 2012

With over 8,000 miles of coastline, Scotland is known for its stunning beaches, from the spectacular white sands and turquoise waters of the islands and west coast, to the picturesque east coast bays.  A coastal cottage in Scotland is an ideal place to spend a family holiday or a romantic trip for two, or to escape […]

Room For All The Family: Large Holiday Homes in Scotland

Tuesday 10th Jul 2012

If you’re looking for self-catering with space for large groups or family holidays, you can find a wide range of large holiday homes on EmbraceScotland.  Whether it’s for a reunion, walking party or summer gathering, there are large houses all across the country that are ideal for supersized celebrations or relaxing family breaks. Make the […]

Why do families choose to go self-catering?

Friday 13th Apr 2012

Why is self-catering ideal for families?  In a survey the Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers conducted at the end of last year, the top reasons people gave for choosing self-catering accommodation were: To reduce holiday costs To take the pet on holiday It’s easier with young children and large families Flexibility More space More relaxing More […]

Scotland for the Brave: Adventure Activity Breaks

Friday 23rd Mar 2012

Adventure Activity Holidays Scotland Whether you’re seeking adventure on land or water, Scotland is the perfect place for activity breaks.  Enjoy a leisurely cycle or walk in the beautiful Scottish countryside or shift your holiday up a gear with adrenaline packed activities such as white water rafting and coasteering (traversing coastal cliffs before jumping off […]

Why visit Dumfries & Galloway? It’s Scotland – squeezed into one region!

Friday 16th Mar 2012

Alex Fergusson MSP once commented that his home region of Dumfries and Galloway is ‘a bit like a miniature version of Scotland, condensed down into one region’.  It’s easy to see what he means – not just a great range of accommodation and activities (should you wish to be active) but lots of Scotland’s best […]

Great Rooms: Large Holiday Homes in Scotland

Saturday 12th Nov 2011

Are you looking for a holiday home that is great in size and a great price? Do you need a holiday home for Christmas or New Year that fits all the family? EmbraceScotland has a range of quality assured large holiday homes, perfect for supersized celebrations! With all the space you need, plus the flexibility […]

The Enchanted Forest: 7th – 29th October

Monday 17th Oct 2011

Light up your autumn in the most spectacular way at The Enchanted Forest – Scotland’s premier light and sound show. Held in the new venue of The Explorer’s Garden, Pitlochry, The Enchanted Forest is a must-see event, winning Scotland’s Top Event Award at the 2011 Scottish Event Awards. Experience the outdoors at night like never […]