Enjoy the great Scottish outdoors

Enjoy the great Scottish outdoors

by Scottish Tourer December 30, 2014

Around Scotland In a Hire Motorhome Congratulations on your decision to investigate Scotland as a destination for your hire Motorhome holiday, we can promise you that there something here for everyone from those looking for the ultimate in relaxation or even those who prefer the white knuckle, outdoors.


Suneset at a wild camp spot

.Here’s a few ideas and links to get you thinking - 

  •  Hillwalking - Scotland has 283 Mountains officially classed as Munros (which over 3,000 ft) including Ben Nevis which is the highest peak in the UK. All available for you to explore in your hire Motorhome, As you would expect that includes the most stunning walking for both the novice  to the most experienced of walkers. Don’t worry if your the type of person that prefers their walks on the strictly horizontal though as with nearly 12,000 km of coastline and many more lochs and forests to explore there’s plenty for everyone’s taste, see guide to hill walking  https://www.scottishtourer.co.uk/holiday/walking-tours
  • Walking - You’ll find a great resource that gives clearly laid out details of hundreds of walks around Scotland. Touring by hire motorhome provides the perfect mobile house from where you of can explore in comfort Scotland’s countryside and when you’re done, just pop the kettle on wherever you’ve parked up and relax! 
  • Cycling - For those who like to travel on two wheels, the hire motorhome comes fully equipped with a cycle carrier that can handle up to 4 adult or childrens bikes securely. The abundance of mountain and forest areas across scotland make it an excellent place to explore on two wheels. For something a little more organised, take a look at the 7 Stanes centre near Peebles in the Tweed valley in the Scottish borders.
  •  Golf - Anyone who knows anything about golf knows that Scotland is the undisputed home of the sport with some of the finest golf courses in the world and the mecca for all enthusiasts, St Andrews has ample overnight parking available for your Hire Motorhome, next to the Golf courses and close to the beach. Travelling by hire motorhome provides an ideal means of travelling round some of the most famous and not so well known ut equally challenging courses. The motorhome includes a secure ‘boot’ area that’s accessible from inside and outside which has plenty of space to hold several sets of golf clubs as well as all of your other luggage to start planning your golfing tour, why not visit one of the following web sites for more information.
  • Scottish history goes back a very long way and includes many colourful events and individuals from Mary Queen of Scots through to William Wallace. Your motorhome collection point is actually less than 1 mile from the birth place of the former so an ideal way to kick off your tour would be by visiting Linlithgow Palace. To find out more about the Palace and research the many other properties and events that are managed by Historic Scotland or if visiting grand homes and gardens is more up your street, why not visit the National Trust for Scotland.
  •  Highland games are events held throughout the year in Scotland and other countries as a way of celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture and heritage, especially that of the Scottish Highlands. Certain aspects of the games are so well known as to have become emblematic of Scotland, such as the bagpipes, the kilt, and the heavy events, especially the caber toss. While centred on competitions in piping and drumming, dancing, and Scottish heavy athletics, the games also include entertainment and exhibits related to other aspects of Scottish and Gaelic culture.

Picture of the Highland Games

If none of the above has quite hit the spot for you, here’s some other ideas for activities that could help to make your world tour of Scotland a holiday to remember:
•    Motor Racing at the Knock-Hill circuit
•    Dolphin watching near Fort George
•    The International Edinburgh Festival and Fringe Festival
•    The Galloway coastline – favoured by artists

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