Uncover the Secrets of the Southern Upland Way

Scotland's undiscovered Southern Upland Way is a remarkable walking trail offering warm hospitality, rich history, and stunning scenery. Join Sine from the Absolute Escapes team on her 212-mile adventure. Read more

Walking the Wicklow Way: A Journey Through the Garden of Ireland

Stretching from Dublin into a glorious patchwork of lakes and glacier-carved valleys, the Wicklow Way is a true Irish gem. Discover why this trail made such an impression on our Senior Travel Specialist, Sine. Read more

The Essential Guide to Visiting St Kilda, Scotland

If you're looking for a unique travel experience, the remote Scottish archipelago of St Kilda should be at the top of your bucket list. Discover breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and unique wildlife with our expert tips. Read more

10 Historic Wonders You Can’t Miss on Your Walking Holiday

From ancient abbeys to spectacular castles, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to extraordinary historical sites in the UK & Ireland. Why not combine your walking holiday with a visit to some of the best? Read more

5 Best Walking Adventures for 2022

Nothing beats a walking holiday in the spectacular landscapes of the UK. Read on for our top five recommendations for unmissable adventures in 2022 ... Read more

North Coast 500: The World’s Best Road Trip?

Voted one of the best road trips in the world, the spectacular North Coast 500 ventures through the wild and beautiful north coast of Scotland. A journey of a lifetime! Sine from the Absolute Escapes team set off to discover Scotland's answer to Route 66. Read more

Rooms With a View: 10 Best Lochside Hotels in Scotland

With 15 years’ first-hand experience of arranging self-drive holidays around Scotland, we believe that we know a thing or two about where to find the best places to stay with the most incredible views. Read on to discover our favourite lochside hotels across the country ... Read more

Touring Scotland by Train: Car-Free & Carefree

Are you looking to explore Scotland, but want to avoid the hair-raising single-track roads and the stress of navigating new roads? Sit back, relax, and read on to find out everything you need to know about travelling around Scotland by train - all aboard! Read more

How to Drink Scotch Whisky: A Beginner’s Guide

With fifteen years' experience of offering self-guided Whisky Trail holidays in Scotland, we think we know a thing or two about Scotch whisky. Read on for our top tips as we answer your most frequently asked questions about 'The Water of Life'. Read more

Step Back In Time: Britain’s 7 Best Historic Walking Trails

From the architectural marvel that is Hadrian’s Wall and the magnificent Borders Abbeys to the spiritual journey of St Cuthbert’s Way and the Neolithic stone circles of Avebury, Britain boasts a historic landscape begging to be explored. Discover our 7 favourite long-distance trails for history lovers. Read more

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