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Walk of the Month: The Cateran Trail

Our walk of the month is the Cateran Trail - a delightful, waymarked trail through the picturesque valleys of eastern Perthshire and Angus. This circular route begins and ends in the bustling town of Blairgowrie, 60 miles north of Edinburgh, and runs for 64 miles (103 km). Read more

10 Amazing Places to Stay on the Isle of Skye

While the scenery on the Isle of Skye is legendary, it's less well known that Scotland’s second-largest island is home to an exceptional standard of accommodation - from homely B&Bs to luxury hotels. Discover some of our favourite places to stay on this magical island. Read more

Instant-Book Holidays for May & June 2021

Ready for an escape? We are offering a selection of instant-book holidays in Scotland and England available for travel in May and June 2021. Read more

Walking the Great Glen Way: The Perfect Highland Escape?

Following the path of an ancient fault line alongside sparkling lochs and historic canals, the Great Glen Way is one of Scotland's most rewarding walking trails. From exploring historic castles to kayaking on Loch Ness, discover some of the incredible experiences you can have along the way. Read more

8 Experiences You Can Only Have in England

From Lindisfarne to Land’s End, England’s green and pleasant land is home to enough treasures to spend a lifetime exploring. To help you compile your English bucket list, we’re shining the spotlight on some truly unique experiences across the country. Read more

10 Stunning Secret Beaches in Devon & Cornwall

Keen to escape to the beautiful coast of Devon and Cornwall but want to avoid the crowds? We're shining the spotlight on our favourite secluded beaches and coves which are quietly waiting to be explored. Read more

Photo Competition: 7 Stunning Winning Shots (Self-Drive Holidays)

We've been delving into the achives of our annual photo competition and looking at past winners of our self-drive category. The Isle of Skye has to be one of the most photogenic places on Earth! Read more

North Coast 500: The World’s Best Road Trip?

Voted one of the best road trips in the world, the spectacular North Coast 500 ventures through the wild and beautiful north coast of Scotland. A journey of a lifetime! Sine from the Absolute Escapes team set off to discover Scotland's answer to Route 66. Read more

Photo Competition: 6 Stunning Winning Shots (Walking Holidays)

We missed our annual photo competition in 2020 so we've been taking a look at some of the incredible winning shots from our Walking Holiday category in previous years. Do you have the photography skills to win our competition in 2021? Read more

Following Ancient Footsteps on Britain’s Pilgrimage Trails

Pilgrimage walks have boomed in popularity in recent years, both in the UK and as far afield as Japan and The Middle East. Whilst some trails grew organically from religious roots, a large number are non-religious and cultural - aiming simply to connect people through walking, nature, and local... Read more