Put a spring in your step with a holiday in Scotland

Why not take a spring break and enjoy the beautiful scenery as Scotland shrugs off its winter blanket and spring begins to uncurl?

April and May can be lovely warm months in Scotland and it’s a great time for getting active in the great outdoors with mild weather and lengthening days. Spring is also ideal for making the most of tourist attractions without the the summer crowds (although it will get busier around the Easter holidays in April).  Accommodation can be booked up for the Easter holidays so make sure you plan in advance.

Landscapes transformed by seas of spring flowers – such as snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells – are a fantastic backdrop for a range of outdoor activities, such as hill walking, golfing and fishing.

Spring is a good time to embrace Scotland’s cities before the summer tourists arrive or, with new-born lambs and calves roaming the fields, you could take the family on an ‘agritourism’ farm stay for an Easter break.

Ideas for your Scottish spring break

  • Farm Cottages

    Scottish Farm Cottages are ideal for getting up close with nature and give a fascinating insight into farm life - a fun and educational family holiday.

  • Easter Holidays

    Find the perfect place to spend an Easter break in Scotland, whether it’s a rural retreat, coastal getaway or city break.

  • Luxury Cottages

    Browse our luxury accommodation for your spring self-catering break in Scotland.

  • Isle of Skye

    For an island adventure this spring why not head to the Isle of Skye, with its stunning scenery and awe-inspiring landscapes.

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