Are you planning a trip to Scotland
Are you searchinig for your family tartan, going golfing at St Andrew’s, searching for the elusive Nessie, or looking for whiskey tours? If you answered yes to any of these then Scotland is definitely your Bucket List Destination!
July and August are normally the warmest months with January and February generally being the coldest. Spring and fall are mild and still favorable for traveling. The warmest months are the busiest travel season at the peak costs.
The Scots are friendly and you will likely see a few men in kilts.
- The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is a festival not to be missed. It occurs annually in August. These tickets can be purchased on their own or added into a tour package.
- Ayr is on the coast and is home of renowned Robbie Burns.
- Loch(lake in Gaelic) Ness is where visitors from around the world are in search of the famous Loch Ness Monster. There are local boat tours that will take you out onto the Loch Ness.
- You can travel through the romantic highlands or go across to the Isle of Skye.
- Edinburgh Castle sits high on the hilltop and overlooks the city; while at the opposite end of the Royal Mile is Holyrood Palace. This is the official residence of the Queen when she is in Scotland.
- There are various travel options from renting a car, and driving from golf course to golf course, or a fully guided coach tour with or without whiskey distillery stops. Brit Rail passes are also a travel option. Another excellent option is a cruise around Scotland, England and Ireland. This is a perfect choice for those with mobility challenges.
Marcia Walford specializes in Europe and has been over to Europe and the UK 6 times. She has been a travel agent for 16 years and books all types of travel: flights, coach tours, customized tours, river/ ocean cruises, all-inclusive vacations, group travel (Pipe Band, Wedding, Family Reunion, School). You can contact Marcia @ Marcia@ksfraser.com