Scottish Getaways

Finding things to do in Scotland isn’t difficult but for those wanting to experience something a little different, there’s a huge range of activities and attractions just waiting to be discovered. Luxury activity breaks are becoming more and more popular across the country – it’s just a question of what type of thing you want to do! Check out our sample of some of the best activities available…

Gleneagles Hotel:

Nestled in the rolling, green surroundings of its 850-acre Perthshire grounds, Gleneagles world famous luxury hotel boasts a range of exciting outdoor and indoor activities. With an expansive equestrian stable, complete with practice arena and lecture room, to an authentic falconry school and off-road, 4×4 course, guests at the hotel are unlikely to get bored! For anyone wanting a more relaxing experience, there’s even a huge spa complex – including a salon and vitality pool.

Loch Lomond Seaplanes:

Anyone with a head for heights can expect unforgettable views as they experience Scotland from the air. Take in the hills and landscapes surrounding Loch Lomond from thousands of feet up, in one of the most iconic modes of transport in history: the seaplane. From the one-of-a-kind ‘water-landing’ to soaring over rugged environments untouched by civilisation, flying over the Highlands offers a unique chance to make your luxury holiday memorable!

Deer Stalking:

It’s a practice stretching back thousands of years and for those with the constitution to head out into the wilderness, deer stalking is a unforgettable and adrenaline-filled way of getting a different perspective of the Scottish countryside. With deer population-management a vital part of sustaining a healthy environment, accompanying a professional hunter into the estate offers a tough sporting challenge for anyone brave enough to accept it.

Canyoning

Experience some of Scotland’s roughest terrain the hard way – by navigating your way over, under and through the canyons, gullies and valleys of the Highlands. You’ll get to shoot down rock slides, plunge into pools and jump from cliffs in a variety of physically-challenging environments. Don’t worry – you’ll be accompanied by professional guides and be kitted out in safety-gear. Not for the faint of heart!

Anyone planning a luxury holiday to Scotland can expect to be spoilt for choice, so it’s worth thinking ahead to ensure you’re prepared for the things you want to experience – certain activities may be unsuitable for some. There’s so much to see and do that it’s unlikely you’ll fit everything into one trip – but don’t take our word for it… go and see what’s out there!

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