Island-Hopping in the Outer Hebrides

Located on the very edge of Europe, the Outer Hebrides are one of Scotland's most alluring and mysterious destinations. These ancient islands are home to majestic mountains, some of Europe's finest beaches, and ancient 5,000-year-old monuments. Scott from the Absolute Escapes team set off on an unforgettable Hebridean Island... Read more

All Aboard the 5 Best Railway Journeys in Scotland

Railway travel has always had a romantic appeal, whether it's nostalgia for the age of steam, the thrill of seeing a wild and untamed landscape from the comfort of the train, or just the pleasure of watching the world go by and making friends with fellow travellers. Scotland is... Read more

A South West Coast Path Adventure from Padstow to Penzance

In a country full of epic walking trails, the longest of them all - the South West Coast Path - runs for 631 miles along the amazing coastline of Cornwall, Devon and Dorset. The section between Padstow and Penzance offers one of the most incredible stretches of coastal walking... Read more

7 Must-Eat Scottish Delicacies (And The Best Places To Try Them!)

Our new blog is all about food, glorious food! From world-class sought after produce to weird and wonderful national dishes – you are definitely in for a culinary adventure in Scotland. Read more

5 Reasons to Visit the Isle of Mull

The Isle of Mull - the largest island in the Inner Hebrides, is one of our favourite islands in Scotland. Scott from the Absolute Escapes team set off to explore its colourful capital - Tobermory, and some other highlights on the island. Read on for five reasons why you should... Read more

5 Reasons to Visit the Isle of Skye

With recently discovered dinosaur footprints the size of dustbin lids, and new movies ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and ‘Macbeth’ both using the island as a backdrop, there’s never been a better time to experience the magic of Skye. Scott from the Absolute Escapes team spent some time exploring... Read more

Sunshine & Snow on the West Highland Way

The West Highland Way is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful long distance walks in the world - stretching for 96 miles (154 km) through the majestic Scottish Highlands. Scott from the Absolute Escapes team got the chance to see what makes the walk so special, and... Read more

Launching our Outlander Tour of Scotland

We are excited to be launching our new Outlander inspired self-drive tour of Scotland - the beautiful country which inspired Diana Gabaldon. Scott from the Absolute Escapes team spent an enjoyable day in January exploring some fantastic Outlander related sights ... all in the name of research! Read more

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