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Olympic Torch Relay in Scotland

Tuesday 5th Jun 2012

Look out for the Olympic Torch as it journeys around Scotland between 8th and 14th June.  It will be welcomed into Scotland from Ireland on day 21 of its tour, returning again on day 34 to Dumfries and Galloway. If you’re looking for accommodation near the Torch Route, you can browse a selection of quality assured […]

EmbraceScotland Property Wins Green Tourism Goldstar Award

Wednesday 30th May 2012

Congratulations to EmbraceScotland property Bluebell Croft – the highest achieving self-catering business in the Green Tourism Scheme for the whole of the UK. Green Tourism Goldstar awards were given to eight of Britain’s most environmentally friendly businesses by the Green Tourism Business Scheme, chosen from over 2,300 green tourism companies across the UK, for reaching the […]

Scottish Thistle Awards: Best Self-Serve Accommodation

Thursday 24th May 2012

Congratulations to all the finalists and winners of this year’s Scottish Thistle Awards.  The Awards celebrate excellence in Scottish tourism and the finalists demonstrate exemplary levels of customer satisfaction and service.  EmbraceScotland properties Yethouse Farm Cottages, Clan Cottages, Kirkbride Luxury Cottages, Forbes of Kingennie Woodland Lodges and Crosswoodhill Farm Cottages were all regional finalists in the Best Self-Serve Accommodation category.  Forbes of Kingennie […]

Quality Assured Self-Catering in Scotland

Wednesday 16th May 2012

As the VisitScotland advert says, ‘Scotland may surprise you…’.  So you come to Scotland for a holiday – you’re swept off your feet by the scenery, entranced by the picturesque towns and villages, amazed by the open spaces and  mesmerized by the views.  You may want Scotland to charm and surprise you, but you shouldn’t be […]

April in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Tuesday 20th Mar 2012

What kind of holiday are you planning?  A city break?  A relaxing countryside retreat?  A coastal holiday?  Edinburgh and the Lothians has it all, from rolling countryside to the bustle of Scotland’s capital city.  Whether you’d prefer city shopping and sightseeing or a round of golf on the coast, you’re sure to enjoy the variety […]

Farm Cottages across Scotland

Sunday 18th Mar 2012

What better time of year to go on a farm stay in Scotland than spring?  The fields are teeming with newborn lambs and calves, and the countryside is alive with colour.  Ideal for an Easter break, a farm stay gives you the chance to enjoy tranquil surroundings and escape the crowds, and the children the […]

A Jewel of a Holiday: Jubilee Bank Holiday Breaks

Sunday 4th Mar 2012

Glenfinnan Viaduct This year the spring bank holiday has been moved to 4th June to form a long weekend with the extra bank holiday to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.  Why not make the most of the most of your extra long weekend and plan a Whitsun holiday in Scotland?  There are a range of […]

March in Ayrshire and Arran

Tuesday 21st Feb 2012

Ailsa Craig from Dunure Nestled into Scotland’s lower West coast, Ayrshire and Arran has stunning scenery, some of Scotland’s finest golf courses and fascinating historical sites.  Whether you want to explore Ayrshire’s stretch of picturesque coastline, discover the delights of Arran or visit the birthplace of Robert Burns, you’ll find a variety of activities and […]

EmbraceScotland Mother’s Day Prize Draw…

Tuesday 14th Feb 2012

Introduce your mum to EmbraceScotland Enter the EmbraceScotland prize draw for your chance to win a luxury bouquet of flowers to give your mum this Mother’s Day, courtesy of Clare Florist.  The gorgeous bouquet consists of 30 stems of the finest grade fresh pink roses, worth £49.99 – a lovely Mother’s Day treat! All you have […]

Romantic Holiday Cottages in Scotland

Thursday 2nd Feb 2012

With awe-inspiring scenery, romantic cities, secluded beaches and fascinating historical sites, Scotland truly is a romantic destination.  For a special break away, why not stay in your own little slice of Scotland?  From luxury lodges to cosy cottages, you can choose a romantic holiday home that gives you all the privacy and flexibility you need to […]