Touring Scotland

What makes Scotland such an ideal Motor Home touring holiday destination is the fantastic variety of things to see and do, so much so that just knowing where to start can be a problem!

Castles

Balmoral CastleRoyal Deeside has been the favourite holiday destination for the Royal Family since the days of Queen Victoria with the present Queen still being in residence at Balmoral Castle from August to September every year.

The family also attend the local church service at Crathie Church most Sundays which is only 25 miles from our base in the Scottish Highlands.

Balmoral castle is one of the 350 castles to be found in the Aberdeen and Grampian Highlands.

Whisky

Deeside has also got the whisky county very close by in Speyside where more than half of the Scottish Distilleries are based. A visit to a few of these is a very enjoyable way to spend a day or two whether you like the taste of whisky or not!

Golf

If you fancy being a bit more active, with Scotland being the home of golf, there are numerous quality golf courses to choose from, many encompassing the wonderful scenery as you play. Or if you just fancy a shot there are numerous golf driving ranges to sample.

Scottish Golf Tour Packages can be arranged. Just contact us for further details.

Skiing

Scotland has 5 ski resorts offering a wide range of abilities all within easy travelling distance of each other. On a good day you can't beat Scottish skiing. If you don't fancy skiing in Scotland why not take off to Europe in our fully equipped motorhome.

Walking

With the spectacular scenery, which is Scotland, there is a walk to suit all abilities whether you want to bag a Munro or two and spend the week travelling round them. Or if you just want to go for a gentle stroll we will manage to point you in the right direction. The Cairngorm National Park is only a short drive away.

http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/

Fishing

Why not try your luck at landing a salmon in some of the most famous and scenic rivers in the world and spend the rest of your Scottish Higland holiday telling everyone how it got away.

Dolphin watching and beaches

Being an island there are miles and miles of fantastic coastlines in Scotland, with Dolphins jumping in the Moray coast area and sailing clubs all around. The world is your oyster!

A taste of Scottish life is best seen at the Highland Games which take place throughout the summer months in different towns which is another great day out.

There are many many more activities and things to do and see throughout Scotland.

The great thing about a motorhome holiday is that you can sample as much or as little as you want and you don’t have to get anywhere for a specific time to book your accommodation.

Food

After all that if you don’t fancy cooking there are many fantastic restaurants with traditional Scottish Fare including venison, Salmon, Aberdeen Angus Beef and Cullen Skink. Alternatively there is the nation’s favourite of fish and chips to be sampled.

To help you begin to discover the best that Scotland has to offer, the itinerary suggestions in this section provide a selection of themed routes around the mainland and islands for you to follow and enjoy at your own pace.

It's probably best to travel for no more than 100 miles or so each day to give yourself plenty of time to stop, smell the roses, and appreciate the wonderful scenery around you. Below are some of the activities that you might fancy doing while you are here.

For a full range of activities visit www.activitypoint.co.uk.

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