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A Guide to the Sleeper Train from London to Scotland

If you’re planning a luxury vacation to the UK, there are some places that are unmissable. The capital is one of them. And the Scottish Highlands is another. Both of these destinations, as contrasting as they are, are incredible examples of what makes Britain so unique. From the bustling and cosmopolitan capital to picturesque Highland…

The Scottish Highlands in Winter

So many first-time visitors to Scotland plan their trip here in the peak of summer. With the promise of blue skies, warm weather and sun-drenched mountain views, summer is a very popular time to explore this chilly part of the world. But we believe that those who discount Scotland in winter are seriously missing out.…

Hiking in the Scottish Highlands

With dramatic views and fresh country air, we implore anyone who’s here on vacation to plan a few hikes in the stunning Scottish Highlands. Whether in summer or winter, this vast region is utterly spellbinding. And with over 30,000 square kilometers of wild, rugged land to explore in the Highlands, you’re never far from a…

These Are the Best Castles in the Scottish Highlands

There are over two thousand castles and strongholds in Scotland, with many of these, tucked away in the remote and beautiful areas of the Scottish Highlands. From fairy tale châteaux with towers and turrets inspired by the French Renaissance to modern castles that are a work of architectural beauty, there are so many jaw-dropping sights…

5 Towns & Cities to Visit in the Scottish Highlands

Known as the “outdoor capital of the UK”, the Scottish Highlands offers gorgeous, remote and rugged natural landscapes. From the highest peaks to the deepest lochs, this breath-taking travel destination will make you feel worlds away from modern civilization. Defined by quaint villages where traditional pubs serve up local produce and picturesque vacation homes where…

Where are the Scottish Highlands?

The Scottish Highlands is a vast area in Scotland that sits above the Lowlands, covering parts of the coastline that overlook the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The Highland Council area includes a total distance of 25,657 square kilometers, accounting for over 11% of the entire landmass of Great Britain. While this region is…

Beautiful Villages to Visit in the Scottish Highlands

If you’re looking to escape the cities, there are so many picturesque villages tucked away in Scotland’s hills and valleys that are worth exploring. The Highlands is home to quaint communes set on peaceful lochs, in places where time seems to have stood still. But home to more than just beguiling vistas and jaw-dropping scenery,…

Where to Stay in the Scottish Highlands

The Highlands is a region known for its rugged beauty – it’s the ultimate destination to get away from it all. Home to magical mountains and lovely lochs, as well as ancient woods and hidden beaches, this is an escape that is untarnished by human settlement. From hiking and cycling adventures to sailing and water…

A Guide to Hiking in the Scottish Highlands

From quad biking adventures to canoeing excursions, the Highlands is bursting at the seams with exciting activities. At Corrour Estate, we have 60,000 acres of grounds and extensive woods and provide a wonderful base for exploring the outdoors. With such amazing beauty on your doorstep though, sometimes the simplest activities are the best ones. Hiking…

Best Things To Do In The Scottish Highlands

Explore the lochs, monsters and dramatic scenery of the Scottish Highlands – easily one of the most magical destinations in Europe. From conquering magnificent Munros to encountering fairytale castles nestled in the hills, this is a paradise for those who dream of the unforgettable. If you love the outdoors and enjoy cultural travel, the beauty…

Best Distilleries You Can Visit In The Scottish Highlands

The Highlands whisky region is vast, with distilleries spread far and wide, making it the country’s largest area of production. All the way from Orkney to the Isle of Arran, there are fantastic places to enjoy the nation’s favourite tipple. Thanks to the ever-evolving landscape and unpredictable climate, there’s much variety for whisky connoisseurs. You’ll…

Scottish Highlands Wildlife – What Animals Live in The Highlands?

Dramatic mountain scenery and the largest, deepest lochs. This forms the perfect habitat for all of earth’s creatures. From land to sea, forest to river, there’s so much wildlife to be seen during a holiday to the Highlands. Here are animals that you might spot during your visit to Scotland’s rugged wilderness, and some of…