Relax in Cottages with Hot Tubs in Northern Scotland
Have you ever considered a rural retreat for a holiday? No? Well, it's time to visit Northern Scotland staying in a cottage with hot tub among breathtaking scenery, magical lochs and majestic mountains will restore what the working week takes out of you.
Forget the overseas trips, this region at the north of the UK has everything you could wish for a dream holiday and more. Plenty to do, lots to see, with the added benefit of holiday accommodation boasting your own private outdoor whirlpool in the most peaceful surroundings you can imagine.
And in our quest to ensure that you have the best break, we have come up with a list of the best cottages and lodges with hot tubs in Northern Scotland, with all the facilities of a quality hotel at a fraction of the cost you will not be disappointed.
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There is no shortage of holiday activities to do here ranging from leisurely strolls through the stunning countryside, adrenalin pumping sports, miles of un-spoilt beaches and more history and heritage than you could envisage, along with the famous Scottish hospitality it will make you want to return time and time again.
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Places to Visit and Things to Do in Northern Scotland
We want you to experience the best that Northern Scotland has to offer so have come up with a list of the best days out in the region, let's take a look.
1. Loch Ness
This world-famous loch needs no introduction, home to the fabled monster "Nessie" it is Scotland's largest loch set among some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. boat trips and tours are the best way to see the loch and it is also popular with fishermen and water sport junkies, with canoeing, sailing, white water rafting and waterskiing available on the loch itself or the many rivers nearby.
2. Urquhart Castle
Experience a thousand years of history at the ruins of the Highland's most impressive castle, with views to die for, across Loch Ness and beyond. Steeped in heritage, stories of the past are told through a superb collection of replicas and artifacts including a working trebuchet. Peer into an ancient prison cell and climb the tower to make the most of the stunning views.
3. Trip to the Islands
No trip to Northern Scotland would be complete without a trip to one or more of the many islands, watch out for seals, puffins and rare seabirds in Orkney you may even glimpse a whale, discover the stark beauty of Iona, visit Fair Isle famous for knitwear or if the weather is kind, relax on one of Shetland's golden beaches. Take your pick there are tons to choose from.
4. Dunrobin Castle
Often described as the highland's jewel in the crown, this magnificent castle dates back to the 14th century and is the most northerly of all the country's great houses, with its fairytale turrets and glorious formal gardens it is well worth a visit. Highlights inside the castle include the Seamstresses room, the Green and Gold room and the Clan Sutherland Room, the Dunrobin castle museum can be found in the extensive grounds where there are also falconry displays.
5. Highland Wildlife Park
A wide range of animals reside at this 260-acre park at Kingussie, from native Scottish creatures such as the wildcat and capercaillie to others from all over the world including polar bears and Amur tigers. There is a drive through area and areas to explore on foot. Daily talks and feeds plus unique animal experiences make this a fascinating place to spend the day.
6. Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
Explore the history, art and heritage of the highlands in this contemporary museum, with temporary exhibitions shown in the art gallery throughout the year along with geological and natural history displays, bagpipes and highland weapons you will get a glimpse into the life of highlanders through the years and how the region is linked to the rest of the world.
7. Inverewe Gardens
The most beautiful garden in Scotland, this tropical oasis is situated on a peninsula next to Loch Ewe, it is home to some rare and exotic plants you wouldn't expect to find in Scotland including Wollemi pines, Chinese rhododendrons and Tasmanian eucalypts, this is due the the warm currents of the gulf stream and shelter provided by the surrounding woodland.
8. Ben Nevis
Britain's highest mountain can be found in the Grampian region near the town of Fort William, attracting over 125,000 visitors a year, while it may be a challenge to reach the summit it is well worth it for the jaw-dropping views. For those not wishing to make the climb there is an excellent whiskey distillery at the foot of the mountain offering guided tours and of course a tasting of Scotland's national drink.
The Queen loves Scotland so much she spends every summer there at the palace bought for Queen Victoria by her husband Prince Albert. Marvel at the grand ballroom the only room open to the public, explore the grounds, take a stroll round the gardens, take plenty of photographs before stopping for a cup of tea in the cafe or choosing a unique souvenir to take home from the gift shop.
10. Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Located in the heart of the city this museum tells the story of Aberdeen's long relationship with the sea, this award-winning museum boasts a unique collection of fishing, ships and history. It is also the only place in Britain where you can view an exhibition relating to the North Sea Oil and Gas Industry.
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