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    An Outlander-Inspired Journey Around Scotland's Historic Sites

    Megan at Callendar HouseThe epic Outlander series has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions of people around the world, with Scotland's dramatic scenery and historic sites featuring as a backdrop to the gripping storyline. 

    Megan from the Absolute Escapes team presents her favourite Outlander filming sites in Scotland ...

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    The Ultimate Short Walks in Scotland

    Stac Pollaidh, Wester Ross

    With some of the most varied scenery in the world condensed into a relatively small country - wherever you go in Scotland, there is usually a wonderful short walk nearby.

    The thrill-seeking Absolute Escapes team are forever exploring the country, and we have compiled our list of the ultimate short walks across the country ...

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    A Hike Through North East Scotland on the Moray Way

    Katia from Absolute Escapes walking the Moray Way

    Combining the popular Speyside Way with the Dava Way and the Moray Coast Trail - the Moray Way forms a circuit of 95 miles (153 km) through some of the most beautiful and varied landscapes in north east Scotland. 

    Katia from the Absolute Escapes team set off to hike the trail from Findhorn to Fochabers ...

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    8 Books You Should Read Before Visiting Scotland

    Lewis Trilogy by Peter May

    Looking for a good book to read during your holiday to Scotland? We have compiled a list of our favourite books for you to choose from, whether you are looking for inspiration or entertainment.

    Happy reading!

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    Island Hopping in the Outer Hebrides

    Scott at Luskentyre BeachLocated on the very edge of Europe, the Outer Hebrides are one of Scotland's most alluring and mysterious destinations. These ancient islands are home to majestic mountains, some of Europe's finest beaches, and ancient 5,000 year old monuments.

    Scott from the Absolute Escapes team set off on an unforgettable Hebridean Island Hopping adventure ...

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    Our Top Instagram Photos of 2017

    Absolute Escapes team on Ben A'anOur busy Instagram account features photos from our adventurous team exploring Scotland and beyond.

    What were our most liked photos in 2017?

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    A Hike Through North Devon (The Beginning of a South West Coast Path Love Affair)

    CJ on the South West Coast Path

    The epic South West Coast Path officially begins in Minehead in Somerset, with the first 88 miles venturing through Exmoor National Park and over the highest coastline in England to Westward Ho!

    CJ from the Absolute Escapes team set off to hike this demanding but spectacularly beautiful stretch of England's coastline ...

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    2017 Photo Competition: And the Winners Are ...

    Absolute Escapes 2017 Photo CompetitionAfter weeks of frantic voting, the results are in for our 2017 Photo Competition!

    Find out which photos beat off all the competition to be crowned this years' winners ...

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    Sun, Sea and Serenity in Coll & Tiree

    Croft on TireeWith unspoilt sandy beaches and some of the highest hours of sunshine in the British Isles, the Isles of Coll and Tiree are a paradise undiscovered by most tourists.

    James from the Absolute Escapes team sets off on a Hebridean escape ...

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    8 Reasons to Visit the Isle of Arran

    Dawn at Lochranza CastleHome to historic castles, ancient standing stones, a beautiful coastline, and some of the finest locally-produced food & drink in Scotland - the Isle of Arran is a dream destination. Best of all, it's still relatively undiscovered. 

    Dawn from the Absolute Escapes team explores some of the islands' highlights ...

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