Winter Breaks in Scotland

Winter is a fantastic time to take a self-catering holiday in Scotland, not simply because of the great value for money! Whether you want to enjoy winter festivals in the city, adventure on the slopes, or long walks on empty beaches, it’s a magical time to visit.

Winter Holidays in Scotland

November and March sit either side of the winter months in Scotland and despite the shorter days (with sunsets at 4pm) and the colder weather, the scenery can be spectacular on a crisp winter’s day and in many places you will have it all to yourself.

During this low season, many tourist attractions are closed, particularly in rural areas, and travelling in the Highlands and Islands can be more difficult as public transport services are more limited.

Winter Activities

There are a whole host of outdoor activities to enjoy in the winter months – for information on skiing holidays, winter walking and winter climbing in Scotland, see our Winter Activities page.

Winter Accommodation

Take advantage of the discounted prices of self-catering over winter for an ideal break at an ideal price.  Browse some Special Offers for Scottish Winter Breaks.  For accommodation that’s ideal for winter activities, take a look at a selection of self-catering for Winter Breaks in Scotland or cosy up in Cottages with Log Fires.  February is also perfect for Romantic breaks in Scotland.

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