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Ultimate Guide to Visiting the Outer Hebrides

When is the best time to visit the Outer Hebrides? What are the best places to stay? Where are the most beautiful beaches? Scotland's spectacular western islands are a destination close to our hearts and we’re delighted to share some of our first-hand knowledge. Find out all you've ever... Read more

Escape to the Highlands on Scotland’s Rob Roy Way

The Rob Roy Way is one of Scotland’s Great Trails, traversing the beautiful Scottish Highlands past shimmering lochs, imposing mountains, and pretty villages. Discover more in our blog. Read more

6 Off-The-Beaten-Track Places to Visit in Scotland in 2021

With spectacular landscapes and an incredible history, it's no secret that Scotland is a popular holiday destination. In our latest blog, Katia from the team discovers 6 off-the-beaten-track locations for those looking to steer clear of the well-trodden tourist trail ... Read more

Made in Scotland: Handcrafted Gift Guide

Whether you are looking for a gift for someone special or to treat yourself, Scotland has a thriving arts and crafts culture with unlimited amounts of authentic and unique products to choose from. In our latest blog, Katia from the team dives in to find out where to buy... Read more

Kerry Way: Is This Ireland’s Most Beautiful Walk?

With impossibly beautiful landscapes, warm Irish hospitality, colourful villages and incredible variety - is the Kerry Way Ireland's best long-distance walk? Katia from the team travelled to the Emerald Isle to find out... Read more

Eight Counties, Unlimited Scenery: Roaming the Ancient Offa’s Dyke Path

The Offa’s Dyke Path is a stunning National Trail which stretches 177 miles from the Severn Estuary near Chepstow to the coast of North Wales at Prestatyn. Passing through countless medieval castles, Iron Age hillforts and abbey ruins is an unmissable experience for history-lovers! Discover more highlights in our... Read more

Is This Britain’s Most Beautiful Coastal Walk?

The wild Welsh coast of Pembrokeshire is a true walker’s paradise, with incredible cliff-tops, expansive beaches, and quaint villages packed full of history. In our latest blog, Katia from the AE team sets out to discover whether the Pembrokeshire Coast Path is Britain's most beautiful coastal walk... Read more

The 9 Best Scottish Castle Hotels

Not only can you visit amazing castles in Scotland, you can also stay overnight in them! After a day of sightseeing, relax by a roaring fire with a whisky in hand in these spectacular Scottish castle hotels ... Read more

Moray Way: Discovering Scotland’s Stunning North East

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... Read more

North East 250: Scotland’s Newest Road Trip

Discover ancient castles, dramatic mountains and warming whisky distilleries on the North East 250 - Scotland’s newest driving route. Read more