The Ultimate Guide to Walking the West Highland Way

What should I take? How bad are the midges? How challenging is it? Find out all you've ever wanted to know about the West Highland Way in our 'Ultimate Guide' to one of the world's greatest long-distance walks ... Read more

Discovering the South Downs Way: Countryside, Castles & Clifftops

The South Downs Way is truly one of the UK's great national walking trails. It stretches for 100 miles (160 km) from Winchester to Eastbourne and follows well-trodden, waymarked trails. Charlotte from the team set out to experience the beauty of the trail for herself ... Read more

The Best Places to Hear Traditional Scottish Music LIVE

For a small nation, Scotland produces an astonishing amount of wonderful music, and you will find a wealth of musical talent from Shetland to the Solway Firth. We're regularly asked "where can I listen to live music in Scotland?", so we’ve put together a list of some of our... Read more

9 Amazing Hikes in The Cairngorms National Park

From gentle lochside circuits to exhilarating mountain hikes, our blog explores the best walks in the stunning Cairngorms National Park ... Read more

Kelpies & Culture: 5 Reasons To Visit Falkirk

The surprising area around Falkirk in Central Scotland makes a perfect stopover between Edinburgh / Glasgow and the Scottish Highlands. Here you'll find Renaissance mansions, engineering marvels, ancient Roman frontiers, and last but not least - the unmissable Kelpies! Charlotte Wood from the Absolute Escapes team set off to... Read more