9 Surprising Benefits of Visiting Scotland in Winter

Embrace winter in Scotland and you'll fall in love with snow-capped mountains, freezing lochs, and warm, Highland hospitality. Read on to discover our tips on experiencing the best of winter in the North. Read more

The 10 Most Beautiful Castles in Wales

Despite its size, Wales has more castles per square mile than any other country in Europe! These castles span the history and length of the country keeping in common their fantastic locations, with views that will absolutely take your breath away. Check out favourites here... Read more

7 Luxurious Places to Stay on the North Coast 500

The North Coast 500 is a spectacular driving route through some of the best and most untouched coastal and countryside scenery in Europe. If you'd like to experience the North Coast 500 with a touch of luxury, discover some of the best hotels and B&Bs along the way ... Read more

Where to Find Scotland’s Best Street Art

The best thing about Scotland is that, amongst its ancient castles and historic battlefields, you'll find modern and vibrant cities which are home to Scotland's emerging street art scene. Our blog explores where to find Scotland's best street art. Read more

Hills, Hospitality & Hadrian’s Wall – Walking the Northern Pennine Way

The Pennine Way is Britain’s oldest National Trail, spanning 268 miles along the rugged backbone of England to the Scottish Borders. The Northern section begins in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall Country and travels north to end in the Scottish borders. Caitlin from the Absolute Escapes laced up her walking... Read more

A Foodie’s Road Trip on Scotland’s West Coast

From world-class fine dining restaurants to tiny lochside cabins serving unimaginably fresh seafood - the west coast of Scotland is full of wonderful culinary experiences. Not sure where to begin? Join us on a food-themed road trip around Scotland's beautiful west coast ... Read more

The 9 Most Picturesque Villages in Scotland

From impossibly quaint fishing villages to ancient settlements in the shadow of mountains - Scotland is home to some of the most picturesque villages in the world. Caitlin Rush from the Absolute Escapes team presents her favourites ... Read more

The Best Food and Drink Festivals in Scotland

Scotland has gained an international reputation for its exceptional food and drink, and is now a destination for foodies in the know. Join Caitlin from the Absolute Escapes team on a culinary journey around Scotland's best food and drink festivals ... Read more

Discovering Ayrshire: The Land That Inspired Robert Burns

The region of Ayrshire in south west Scotland is bursting with superb scenery and fantastic historic sites, yet remains undiscovered by most visitors. Caitlin travelled to Ayrshire to discover the landscape which so inspired Scotland's national bard, Robert Burns ... Read more