Hunting Historic Treasures on Ancient Orkney

The archipelago of Orkney is a treasure trove for history-lovers. With Neolithic standing stones, brochs, and ancient villages sitting alongside a Viking cathedral and a Medieval palace, where do you begin? Sine from the Absolute Escapes team set off on a treasure hunt for ancient Orkney's best historic sites... Read more

8 Books You Should Read Before Visiting Scotland

Looking for a good book to read during your holiday to Scotland? We have compiled a list of our favourite books for you to choose from, whether you are looking for inspiration or entertainment. Happy reading! Read more

The Isle of Islay: A Spirit of its Own

The Isle of Islay on Scotland's west coast is renowned for its world-class peaty whiskies, but with turquoise bays, wonderful wildlife and excellent walking opportunities - there's far more than just the whisky! Sine from the Absolute Escapes team hopped on a ferry to explore Islay ... Read more

Uncover the Secrets of the Southern Upland Way

The Southern Upland Way remains largely undiscovered, yet for the enthusiastic hiker, it offers a wonderful walking experience with warm Scottish hospitality, unique history, and superb scenery away from the hustle and bustle of the crowds further north. Sine from the Absolute Escapes team travelled south to tackle the... Read more

Whisky Wonderland: Walking the Speyside Way

We think that great whisky and beautiful scenery is a pretty good combination! You can experience both of these on The Speyside Way - a waymarked long-distance walk running through our whisky country to the foot of the stunning Cairngorm Mountains. Sine from the Absolute Escapes Team sets off to... Read more

Highlands, Lochs and Castles in a Day

As a new member of the Absolute Escapes Team I was offered the chance to spend the day in the life of one of our clients by joining a small group tour for the day. I chose to join Rabbie's West Highlands Loch and Castles tour, which was a great... Read more

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