The Ultimate Guide to Scottish Highland Games

Dating back almost 1,000 years, Scottish Highland Games are a bucket list experience for many. Want some insider tips for how to make the most of a trip to the games? Read on for our ‘how to’ guide to the Scottish Highland Games! Read more

Cornish Charm: A Walking Holiday from Falmouth to Plymouth

Megan from the Absolute Escapes team continues her journey on the South West Coast Path from Falmouth to Plymouth. This section begins in the foodie hub of Falmouth before stretching for 77 miles through wonderful coastal scenery and lovely fishing villages. Visit picturesque Portloe and historic Charlestown, which features... Read more

South West Coast Path: Walking Cornwall’s Lizard Peninsula

Sandy beaches, hidden coves, cliff-top paths and idyllic fishing villages - the stretch of the South West Coast Path from Penzance to Falmouth offers a staggering variety of landscapes. Megan from the Absolute Escapes team set off on a walking holiday through the isolated beauty of Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula... Read more

Royal Road Trip: Follow the Tragic Trail of Mary Queen of Scots

The turbulent life of Mary, Queen of Scots was made for the big screen, and the new movie has renewed interest in one of history's most fascinating figures. Join us on a journey through Scotland in the footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots ... Read more

The Ultimate Satisfaction: Tree Planting in the Scottish Borders

Our team joined the John Muir Trust for two of their regular volunteering days at their Glenlude property in the Scottish Borders, just a short drive south of our Edinburgh home. Want to find out what the teams’ highlights were and how you could end the day covered in... Read more

Britain’s Best Walking Trails to Spot Wildlife

The UK’s walking trails are well known for their stunning scenery. But what about the wildlife which could be hiding just around the corner? We've put together a list of our favourite walking trails in the UK to spot amazing wildlife ... Read more

An Outlander-Inspired Journey Around Scotland

The 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 ... Read more