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EmbraceScotland Finalists in Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards

Wednesday 29th Aug 2012

Two EmbraceScotland properties are finalists in the Best Self-Serve Accommodation category of the 2012 Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards – Whitefalls Spa Lodges and OrkneyCrofts. The luxury 5 star Whitefalls Spa Lodges offer self-catering for two on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides – all the style of a boutique hotel in a beautiful, private setting.  Each […]

Hamper Prize Draw Winner!

Tuesday 6th Dec 2011

Our hamper prize draw has now closed and the lucky winner is Alastair Thomson – many congratulations! Alastair has won a scrumptious hamper from Scottish Hampers, packed full of the finest Scottish preserves, chocolates and nibbles… just in time for the festive season! Thank you to everyone who entered the prize draw by liking us […]

EmbraceScotland Properties Win Tourism Awards

Monday 21st Nov 2011

Two EmbraceScotland properties were winners at this year’s Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards – congratulations to both! Bluebell Croft, a sustainable working croft in the West Highlands, won the award for Best Sustainable Tourism Exemplar. Bill and Sukie Barber run their 5 star luxury self-catering houses using a wind turbine, solar panels and a wood […]

EmbraceScotland Properties Shortlisted for Tourism Awards

Thursday 27th Oct 2011

Three EmbraceScotland properties are finalists in the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards 2011 – Whitefalls Spa Lodges, Bluebell Croft and Saxa Vord Resort. Here are some of the reasons why these properties have been shortlisted. Whitefalls Spa Lodges Situated in a stunning location on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Whitefalls Spa Lodges […]

‘Like’ EmbraceScotland For Your Chance to Win a Scottish Hamper!

Monday 3rd Oct 2011

Like EmbraceScotland? Like Scottish hampers? If you ‘like’ EmbraceScotland on Facebook, you’ll be entered into a prize draw to win a delicious hamper from Scottish Hampers, worth £49.99. Packed full of the finest Scottish preserves, chocolates and nibbles, and beautifully presented in a custom made closed wicker basket, this hamper would make a fabulous festive […]

Difficult Financial Times = Holiday Cutbacks?

Tuesday 27th Sep 2011

How has the economic climate affected your holidays? Have you cancelled a self-catering holiday or moved from a hotel to self-catering in the last year? Or have you continued to book holidays as normal? The Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers has put together a short survey to look into the impact of the current economic climate […]

7 Reasons to Love Self-Catering

Friday 15th Jul 2011

Why do we love self-catering?  Let me count the ways!  Here are 7 reasons why self-catering should be your top holiday choice for summer 2011.  Self-catering gives you: flexibility – the freedom to do your own thing in your own time. Flexibility with meal-times in particular is always a popular reason for choosing a holiday […]

The Barclays Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links: 7 to 10 July 2011

Wednesday 1st Jun 2011

The Barclays Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links is situated between Inverness and Nairn on Scotland’s Moray Firth coast. Castle Stuart Golf Links will be the seventh Scottish course to play host to the prestigious tournament since 1972. This ground breaking trip to the Highlands also begins a two week festival of links golf […]