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  • Bow Fiddle Rock, Portknockie. Copyright VisitScotland / Kenny Lam, all rights reserved.
    Aberdeenshire and Moray for your Scottish Holiday
  • Largs. Copyright VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins, all
rights reserved.
    Glasgow, Clyde Valley, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway for your Scottish Holiday
  • Tantallon Castle, Copyright VisitScotland / Kenny Lam, all rights reserved.
    Edinburgh, the Lothians and the Borders for your Scottish Holiday
  • AERIAL VIEW OF INVERARAY, Copyright VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins, all
rights reserved.
    Fife, Stirlingshire and Argyll for your Scottish Holiday
  • Dornoch Beach Copyright VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins, all rights reserved
    Highland and Islands for your Scottish Holiday
  • Kinnoull hill's Tower, Copyright VisitScotland / Kenny Lam, all rights reserved
    Perthshire and Angus for your Scottish Holiday

 VISITING SCOTLAND

Land of castles and historic houses, gardens and forests, wildlife, woollens, tartans and tweeds.

Melrose Abbey, copyright VisitScotland / Kenny Lam, all
rights reserved
Inveraray, Copyright VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins all rights reserved
WEST
HIGHLAND LINE TO OBAN, Copyright VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins, all rights reserved.

On your caravan touring holiday, explore Scotland at your own pace.  Visit castles, historic hosues and gardens. Watch wildlife, walk in the forests.
Enjoy shopping for Scottish tartans and woollens.  You can find information on all of these on this website.

Historic Scotland's castles and abbeys tell the story of Scotland's history in peace and in war;  they take care of castels and abbeys, no longer lived in, but full of stories about Scotalnd's past.
Kelso Abbey in the Borders to Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness, Huntingtower, Aberdour, Tolquhoun, Fort George, Dunstaffnage, Dallas Dhu Distillery - and many more. 
If you like walking or cycling, then Forestry Commission Scotland's forests are for you, from Glentress in the Borders to Glenmore in the Highlands.
For shopping and a snack or a meal, Edinburgh Woollen Mill's visitor centres are ideal;  Jedburgh, Kilmahog, Inverness, Aberfoyle, Oban - and more.; 

Itineraries:  If you want ideas for your holicay and which area to visit, go to the Holiday Ideas' page.  Our Parks have lots of information on their local area so check the entries to see which parks will suit you best. .Or ask their staff when you check in.

For more information on places to visit:
Historic Scotland
Edinburgh Woollen Mill  
Forestry Commission 

 

AERIAL VIEW OF INVERARAY, Copyright VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins, all
rights reserved.
Largs. Copyright VisitScotland / Paul Tomkins, all
rights reserved.
Callanish Standing Stones Copyright VisitScotland / Kenny Lam, all rights reserved

Scotland's Wildlife:  Scotland has many hectares of mountain and moorland, as well forests and farmland.  Ideal for the wildlife such as red deer and roe deer, red squirrels, hares, badgers, pine martens. In the sky above you may see eagles, ospreys, sea eagles, kites, hawks, oyster-catchers, curlews and lapwings. Game birds include  pheasants, partridges, grouse,  On the cliffs are puffins, fulmars and gannetss.. In the water, you can spot seals and otters, dolphins and whales. Spring is when migratng birds return to Scotland.  A great way to spot wildlife and birdlife is to follow one of Forestry Commission Scotland's walking trails.  These are graded so that you can choose the one that's right for you. and your family.  For information, go to http://www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland    Several of our Thistle Holiday Parks are wildlife-friendly, with bird boxes, copses and wild areas tucked away in a corner of their park. .Some have gained a David Bellamy award for the work they do  to protect wildlife. .
 

Castle stalker, copyright VisitScotland / Kenny Lam, all rights reserved
Sunset over the Isle of Arran. Copyright VisitScotland / Kenny Lam, all
rights reserved
Deeside Way. Copyright VisitScotland / Jakub Iwanicki, all rights reserved
Historic Scotland Forestry Commission Scotland Edinburgh Woollen Mill Scotland

Touring holidays in Scotland, castles, historic houses, gardens, forests - and shopping for woollens

Edinburgh Woolen Mill
Forestry Commission Scotland
Historic Scotland
Visit Scotland
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