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24th June 2015 | Regional News, UK Holidays

5 Reasons to Soak up Scotland This Summer

1. The WildlifeUntitled-1

You don’t have to go far to see dolphins!

From the resident dolphins of the Moray Firth to the bottlenose dolphins spotted leaping across the magnificent Dornoch Firth, sea view accommodation is highly recommended if you love wildlife.

 

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2. The Beaches 

So you think golden sands and stunning waters are only found abroad?

Then you need to visit Scotland! With more coastline than the country of France, Scotland boasts some of the finest beaches around, and with five of our parks situated in stunning coastal locations, you won’t be disappointed.

 

3. The Highland Games2

Kilts and Cabers at the ready!

Taking place across Scotland every weekend throughout the summer. Enjoy a jam-packed calendar of events from delightful Highland dancing to exciting track and field competitions, not forgetting all the traditional music from the marching bands. Celebrate Scottish heritage with the bagpipes, the kilt and the caber toss.

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4. Island Hopping 

Scotland boasts a whopping 790 islands to explore…

Have you ever visited the imposing Gothic mansion of Bute, cycled the coastline of Cumbrae, conquered the wild mountains of Jura, or gazed upon the ancient stone circles of Arran? If not, pop them on your to do list this summer!

 

5. The Food 7

Much more than deep fried Mars bars!

Wake up to a full Scottish breakfast complete with black pudding and tattie scone, or try a tasty traditional porridge. Snack on a bonny bridie for lunch, Scotland’s answer to the Cornish pasty! For tea try a scrumptious stovies winter warmer stew in the colder months, and in summer sample fresh Scottish salmon, razor clams or even lobster (you’ll find the finest shellfish on the West Coast!). All before tucking into a sweet box of Scottish shortbread or a rich fruity clootie dumpling for desert. With so many mouth-watering culinary treats to discover, you’ll not go hungry!

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