Walking holidays in Scotland - See Scotland on Foot
More and more of us seem to be doing it… as we are all encouraged to be more active, more and more people are taking to the countryside and coastlines on walking adventures. With so much to explore, with so many different options, taking walking holidays in Scotland is becoming a firm favourite in terms of a holiday destination. But why?
There are many reasons such as…
- Beauty and landscape – there is possibly nowhere else in the world where you will come across such contrasts as you take your journey on foot. From the debonair cities such as Edinburgh, to the ranging coasts to gentle rambling hills, and the imposing mountains that loom large, walking holidays in Scotland really does have something for everybody.
No matter what time of year it is, Scotland has something to offer from harsh, windswept landscapes that challenge the walker to gentle rolling hills, and woodland walks. Take your pick – as it is there for the taking
- Terrain – you choose! Difficult or easy, ramble or scramble, there are walking holidays in Scotland for all abilities and levels of experience. From self-guided day long walks to a guided journeys that show the amazing features of the landscape, along with the history of the country, sometimes turbulent but with a huge impact, nevertheless.
- Accommodation – of course, after a hard day on the hill, you will be needing some much needed rest and relaxation. You may also find on your walking holidays in Scotland that you require a ‘base’, from where you can reach a myriad of different places.
But on your return, you want a place to relax, where the food and drink is always of a high standard. You also want a base that offers great service, attentive but without intrusion. You also want a place that is warm and a delight to stay and rest. You may also be thinking that you may need a massage or loosen up tired muscles by gentle toning exercise in the gym…
Sounds idyllic. Think such a place does not exist? Think again!
Situated in the town of Crieff and within easy reach of the city of Perth, the splendour of Knock Castle is a great base for walking holidays in Scotland. With extensive grounds of its own, it seems nest to rolling, beautiful countryside, inviting walkers of all ability and experience to explore the surrounding area.
Why not try something different? Why not blow away the cobwebs and take a look at walking holidays in Scotland with a few nights stay at the enigmatic Knock Castle?