Once the excitement of Christmas and New Year has died down, you can’t help but feel a bit exhausted and deflated. We understand the feeling – having spent so much time online shopping, taking too many photos at the Christmas party(/ies) and general socialising – it can be time for a bit of a breather!
Whether you are in need of a quick getaway to adjust and clear your mind for 2019 or you are looking for a longer break to relax after all the party-ing – we’ve got just what you need for a digital detox!
Treshnish Farm is the ideal place to totally switch off from the outside & online world and enjoy the wild and stunning surroundings. After all, they’re not the winners of the ‘RSPB Nature of Farming Award 2011’ for nothing! There are four great properties to choose from, sleeping between 2 and 6 people, all offering their own unique attributes. Take a look at each of them to find out more. (Insert link)
From Treshnish, be prepared to enjoy spectacular sea views and breathe in the fresh air with walks along the dramatic coastline And look out for the abundance of wildlife that pops up to say ‘Hello’ all year round!
Things to do:
- Visit the charming burgh of Tobermory
- Eagle watching
- Visit Little Colonsay
- Mull Aquarium
View plenty of other things to do and see here.
Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort offers some of the most tranquil, relaxing self-catering lodge experiences you could ever want! Sleeping between 2 and 10 guests, it’s the perfect escape for you and your loved one to kick back and relax by the open fire or to enjoy quality time with family and friends.
If you’d like to still enjoy activities at your leisure, there are plenty of onsite facilities for everyone to get involved in including a 9-hole golf course, an 18-hole putting green, 5 fishing pools, lots of great walking routes and more!
The resort is also dog friendly which means your furry friend can enjoy the beautiful long walks along the many paths and country parks surrounding the properties.
Things to do:
- Walk around the local country parks such as Camperdown Country Park which has bird and animal enclosures and a picnic area
- Visit the brand new V&A Museum
- See the Tay Rail Bridge
- Visit Broughty Castle
View many other things to do and see here.
Wednesday 28th Nov 2018
Some of you might have your Festive celebrations well planned out, however for those not quite there yet, we’ve put together some tips for planning your Hogmanay break away in Scotland. Scotland has many popular Hogmanay celebrations such as the Edinburgh Street Party and Aberdeen’s Hogmanay celebrations, as well as some lesser known gems, such […]
Tuesday 13th Nov 2018
We’ve ditched the pumpkins and put away those Halloween costumes for another year, welcoming November with open arms. November can be a funny month – the weather is often the reason we pull the covers back over our heads in the morning, and long for the summer months to return. However it’s not all bad, […]
Wednesday 31st Oct 2018
Glasgow Each year, Glasgow always go above and beyond throughout the Autumn and Winter months with a fantastic lineup of events. If you’re planning to visit Glasgow over the next few months, you are in for a treat! First up, the brand new event run by itison – GlasGlow – has officially kicked off at […]
Tuesday 2nd Oct 2018
Now that we’re into the spookiest month of the year, October of course, we thought we’d put together a list of the most famous haunted locations in Scotland for all you horror fanatics out there! Culzean Castle Culzean Castle may look like a grand, luxurious building but behind the facade is a whole host of […]
Tuesday 25th Sep 2018
Whether you’re looking for adventure or just some serious chill time this October break, now is the time to search for accommodation and book your getaway before it’s too late. We’ve put together some October holiday inspiration available in different parts of Scotland. Arbuthnott Holiday Lets Arbuthnott Holiday Lets has four fantastic holiday homes located […]
Friday 24th Aug 2018
Guest post by Emma Gibb As a mum to two young children, you’ll mostly find me with the kids, trying (hopelessly) to stay on top of housework, or at my computer (I work from home) – generally just spinning plates in the work/family life balancing act. It’s not all that often you’ll find me relaxing […]
Thursday 16th Aug 2018
Now that we have been enjoying August for a while, does that mean summer will shortly be coming to a close in Scotland?! If the recent weather updates are anything to go by (an extra 3 months of hot weather you say?!) we’re hoping there might be some more sunny days to come. For those […]
Friday 27th Jul 2018
Going on holiday can be difficult when you are a dog lover and owner as it can break your heart having to leave them behind. Not only that, it can cause a world of hassle trying to find someone to watch them or a reliable kennel that you can trust. According to Blue Cross, three-quarters […]
Monday 16th Jul 2018
Many of us love exploring a new town or city and visiting all the local sights. However, often we focus on the well-known tourist attractions, whilst bypassing incredible hidden gems that Scotland has to offer. Let us introduce you to five weird and wonderful hidden gems in Scotland that our accommodation providers love and that […]