A Walk Through Time – A Brief History of Absolute Escapes

What's the Absolute Escapes story? Join our founders Andy Gabe and Sheila Tulloch on a walk through the company's history ... Read more

20 Years of Absolute Escapes: Q&A with Andy & Sheila

We put some questions to our intrepid directors, asking them about the highs and lows of running the business, and where's still on their bucket list. Read on for a behind-the-scenes insight into their journey. Read more

20 Inspiring Holiday Ideas for 2024

To celebrate our 20th anniversary, we’ve put together our most popular holidays with the latest travel trends to bring you an amazing list of 20 different holiday ideas for your 2024 adventures and beyond! Read more

What is a Bed & Breakfast? (And Why You Should Stay in Them!)

We’ve been arranging award-winning holidays in the UK & Ireland since 2004 and we love the personal touch that a Bed & Breakfast (B&B) or Guest House provides. Read on to discover what to expect when staying at a B&B establishment in the UK & Ireland, and much more. Read more

Important Update on Coronavirus (Covid-19)

An update on the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Read more

Best Places to Eat in Edinburgh: A Local’s Guide

Edinburgh is home to an incredible array of eateries, it's hard to know where to start! Our resident foodie, Rosa has compiled a list of our local favourites. Read on to live like a local, and get quite hungry! Read more

7 Unique Adventures You Can Have by Train in Scotland

With sustainability and responsible tourism at the forefront of our minds, we've put together a list of the 7 unique adventures you can have by train in Scotland. Leave the car at home and read on to find out all the incredible places you can reach by train... 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

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

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