Highlands holidays

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‘I sat with my lairdly cup of tea’: how a derelict Scottish tower was turned into a Landmark Trust retreat
Just three years ago Fairburn Tower, near Inverness, was a roofless wreck. Now it has been restored to its former renaissance glory and is available as a holiday let

Dixe Wills

12, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Natural lines of Succession: six luxury retreats in the UK
From a treetop house in Stirling to dark-sky glamping in County Tyrone, we choose more affordable alternatives to the stunning Norwegian mountain hideaway featured in the series

Christopher Beanland

02, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘A land of fairy pools and exquisite light’: escape to the wilds of Skye
Discover breathtaking views, superb food and utter peace on this popular island on the west coast of Scotland

Emma Beddington

18, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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A lochside walk to a pub with live music: the Old Mill Inn, Pitlochry, Scotland
Spawning salmon have to tackle a fish ladder on this river – but for walkers it’s an easy scenic stroll

Phoebe Taplin

09, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Through a Highlands Narnia to a great pub: the Taybank, Dunkeld
An appetite-inducing seven-mile hike through the woods of the Atholl Estates returns you to the village of Dunkeld, and its renowned, musical local

Lucy Gillmore

04, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Skiing in Scotland: ‘On a good day it’s up there with anywhere in the world’
With five resorts all a two-hour drive from Aviemore, the Highlands glitter with the promise of ski adventures – and whisky

Stuart Kenny

29, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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A two-day Highlands walk to Britain’s most remote pub: the Old Forge, Knoydart
A challenging, awe-inspiring hike in north-west Scotland crosses wild terrain to a community pub like nowhere else

Robin McKelvie

19, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Notes from a tranquil island: slow walking in Orkney
With its mesmerising seascape, the long, low green isle of Shapinsay is perfect for mindful exploration

Joanna Moorhead

21, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Wild water: packrafting with the kids down Scotland’s River Tay
An 87-mile family paddling and camping adventure connects our writer with the Highlands landscape – especially when she takes an unexpected dip

Kate Eshelby

27, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Campervan conflict? Not in Tiree
The surge in campervan holidays in Scotland has had a negative impact on local communities. Now, a Hebridean island has found a sustainable solution

Katie Featherstone

15, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Skiing in Glencoe and après in Glasgow: a brilliant Scottish weekend on and off the slopes
A new shuttle bus allows for a full day’s skiing in the Highlands followed by a night on the town in Glasgow

Stuart Kenny

07, Mar, 2022 @9:56 AM

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Perfect for the wilderness: a Cairngorms safari by e-bike
Host to lush forests, red deer and buzzards, an out-of-season guided cycle trip around Braemar reveals a landscape in a state of flux

Jamie Lafferty

24, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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