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Discover Scotland

Discover Scotland

This wild land is a place of colossal mountains and deep lochs, where glens roll vastly out to meet a rugged and dramatic rugged coast. It is a place of deep-rooted traditions; tartan kilts are proudly worn, the highland games test the mettle of each clan, and the cry of bagpipes makes hearts swell.

Scotland is renowned for its sublime landscape and, whether you’re passionate about walking holidays, fishing, climbing, sailing, golf, or snow sports, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the beauty of the Scottish outdoors.

Explore the ancient, winding streets of the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, and gather at its castle to marvel at the musical might of the Royal Military Tattoo, or take in all the architectural wonders designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and dotted about the city.

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Scotland holiday inspiration
23rd February 2018

World Book Day Celebrations: Sykes’ Trail of Witchcraft and Wizardry

On the 1st March 2018 children of different ages, religions and nationalities will come together to celebrate the joy of...

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8th January 2018

Go Active for 2018

Want to enter 2018 feeling calm, collected and revitalised? After all the excess and over-indulgence of the festive period...

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13th December 2017

Will We Have a White Christmas in the UK This Year?

Parts of the UK & Ireland were transformed into a snowy winter wonderland last week, so, naturally, everyone’s thoughts...

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Travel Tips St Andrew's Day - Grigadale House
4 months ago

Saint Andrew’s Day – 6 Scottish properties fit for a saint

Celebrating Scotland’s patron saint is all about feasting on hearty food, wearing your tartan with pride, and (perhaps) supping a...

5 months ago

Where to Spend Bonfire Night 2017

Bonfire Night is fast approaching and there are some fantastic events and firework displays being held across the UK....

Pet Friendly
7 months ago

5 Great UK Walks for Dogs

It’s no secret that we Brits love our dogs. From the Queen’s corgis to Crufts, we are a nation obsessed....

Arts & Entertainment
10 months ago

A Treasure Map of the UK

Buried treasure is an adventurer’s dream. It’s the stuff of pirate stories, tropical islands, and sunken ships. It often...

Travel Tips
10 months ago

A One Day Guide to 15 National Parks

In the UK, you’re never far from the wonderful wilds of nature. When you have just a day to...

Discover Great Britain & Ireland

Why jet off to sunnier climes when there are plenty of picturesque and fascinating destinations to explore much closer to home? Discover the best holiday locations Great Britain & Ireland have to offer with Sykes Cottages.

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