Special Interest Holidays

Special Interest Holidays in Scotland

Scotland, with its long history, rich culture, traditions and scenic landscapes, is a perfect getaway for anyone seeking a unique experience. There is a wide range of special interest breaks available and easily accessible in Caledonia - whatever your tastes may be, there really is something for everyone.

Whether you want to enjoy scenic views of the Cairngorms, Speyside and Royal Deeside as you follow the Speyside Whisky trail to sample some of Scotland’s finest or discover natural and wildlife wonders and enjoy great activities such as wild food foraging and creative crafting, a special interest holiday in Scotland is your ticket for a trip to remember. 

If you’ve a keen interest in marine life, head to the Isle of Mull for a unique chance to play the part of marine biologist to learn about dolphins, seals, sharks and many more sea creatures. The spectacular Moray Firth coast is a destination for all sorts of wildlife watching both on land and in the sea including deer, birds and seals, while the wonders of Highland Wildlife Park include bats and otters.

These are just some of the great special interest holidays awaiting your arrival in Scotland. Whether you’re interested in being part of a tour or prefer more independence, there is a wide range of guided and self-guided holidays to choose from. Featured below are some of the best special interest holidays on offer in Scotland, all of which are easily reachable by public transport.

Falling asleep whilst having a massage

The Real Retreat themed wellbeing breaks in Scotland

This historic country house is the perfect place to enjoy a wellbeing break, with a choice of detox, pampering, yoga, painting and belly dancing tuition. Set in the beautiful area of Angus with panoramic views over the Tay estuary.

From £255 per person based on two people sharing

Two days and two nights or longer
Check availability with the hosts, +44 (0)1382 350239
Gentle Giants - expand your horizons in the Cairngorms.

Gentle Giants - expand your horizons in the Cairngorms.

Walk, eat, sleep - and discover some secrets to spice up the basic successful formula. Hike up to the Cairngorm Plateau and conquer some munros here in Britain's largest national park. Bonus factor: you'll be ascending Britain's 2nd highest peak.

£283 - including accommodation, all meals, guiding and transport

2 days, 3 nights
16th January 2015, 22 May 2015, 7 August 2015
Mountains and Malts - a walking and whisky trip for Scotland

Mountains and Malts - a walking and whisky trip for Scotland

Sample the scenery and the produce of Speyside on this hiking trip in the Highlands of Scotland. Stay with your hosts and guides at Fraoch Lodge for an authentic experience of Highland hospitality and freshly picked and prepared Scottish produce.

£431 inclusive of all except travel to Scotland

3 days, 4 nights
14th July, 11th August and 1st September 2015

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