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Scottish Highlands Short Breaks




Short breaks have become very popular over the past several years.  What better way to regroup and recharge than to get away for an extended weekend and gain a new perspective on things.  The Scottish Highlands are a perfect location for a short break.  They are easily accessible by car, train, bus, or plane, and yet they are a world apart from the hustle and bustle of the busy lowlands.  In a few hours’ time, you can find yourself in the rugged wilderness of the remote Scottish Highlands, or nestled comfortably in a Scottish Highland village.  Whether you wish to truly get away and be on your own, or would like to be pampered with excellent service and legendary Highland hospitality, there is a short-break option for you here in the Scottish Highlands.

Virtually any type of accommodation you desire will offer short break packages for your mini Highland vacation.  One of the most popular venues for a short break is a Highland hotel.  These will often provide two or three nights’ bed, breakfast, and dinner as a special package deal for mid-weeks or weekends.  If you would like to be treated to a bit of luxury, excellent dining, and romantic décor, then a Highland hotel is the perfect stop for a short break in the Highlands.  Hotels also generally offer great deals around the Christmas holidays, Hogmanay, and Valentine’s Day.  Bed and breakfasts are well-suited for short breaks, as well.  They are geared up for providing excellent service and the ultimate in a comfortable stay for those who can only stay for a few days at a time.  Your bed and breakfast hosts can also be your unofficial tourist guides, recommending the best attractions, sights, and activities for those on a short break.  Country houses, castle accommodation, and estate accommodation can provide short breaks for those desiring a quick pick-me-up in luxurious surroundings.  Perhaps you would like to pop up to the Highlands of Scotland for a quick weekend of fishing or shooting.  In that case, an estate lodge, country house, or castle can accommodate your needs.  For those desiring complete peace and quiet, and a chance to enjoy the remoteness of the Highlands, then a self-catering holiday home or cottage would be an excellent choice.  Owners are usually more than willing to accommodate your travel needs, and a quite happy to offer a stay of only a few nights.  Holiday parks frequently have discount packages for those seeking a mini-break for a few days.  Thursday to Sunday is often an option for a short break at your favourite holiday park.  Whatever type of accommodation you desire, and whatever locale you long for, the Scottish Highlands will have the perfect option for a short break holiday.

Short breaks are meant to be quick holidays that make you feel as though you were gone for a week or more, returning home well-rested and ready to pick up your daily routine with energy and optimism.  There is no better place for a short break than the Scottish Highlands.  This is because they are like an oasis in the midst of modern life.  You will be surrounded by breath-taking scenery, beautiful lochs and rivers, mountains, and rugged coastlines, often simultaneously in the Scottish Highlands.  Immediately, you will notice that the pace of life is slower and more relaxed.  You will find yourself able to stop and truly enjoy the sound of the sea rushing against a rocky shore, the trill of the birds in the verdant Scots pines, the bleating of sheep and their lambs in the pastures and hills, and the restful silence that imbues the Highlands of Scotland with peace and a bit of mystery.  Linger over a hearty meal of traditional Scottish cuisine; enjoy tasting some of the best single malt whiskies in the world; or just sit back and enjoy the scenery.  A short break in the Scottish Highlands is sure to leave you refreshed and rejuvenated, and perhaps desiring to come back for a long holiday when time permits.  For a wonderful holiday both easily accessible yet off the beaten path, book a short break in the Scottish Highlands today.

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