AS one of the quietest destinations in Europe, #Scotland is the perfect place to enjoy some peace and calm. In fact, the recent Scotland Visitor Survey, commissioned by VisitScotland, revealed that almost a quarter of visitors’ #holiday in Scotland to ‘get away from it all.’
A growing interest in our physical and mental health has led to increased interest in #wellbeing tourism as holidaymakers embrace the chance to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Scotland’s stunning vistas, wild open mountains and hushed hideaways make it the ideal location to unwind in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Hidden hideaways to help you get away from it all:
You’ll find these unique eco-art cottages on the shores of Loch Eriboll.With wood stoves, feather topped beds and outside solar tubs, it is the perfect romantic Highlands hideaway. These stunning low impact buildings benefit from the very best in traditional craftsmanship and cutting-edge contemporary design. Croft 103 is the ultimate escape for couples who want to be a world away from it all – together.
High Sea Hobbits
These unique little hideaways are a great reason to escape to the country. Hidden inside their unusual exterior you’ll find all your usual home comforts from comfy beds to cooking equipment. Set in their own field on a small family run farm on the North East Coast of Aberdeenshire, the Hobbits, which sleep up to 4 people, combine the fun of glamping, the peace of the countryside and the adventure of farm life to create an unforgettable family experience.
The Old Pine Yurt
Ancient Scots pine trees provide a magical backdrop for your stay at The Old Pine Yurt. Located on the secluded foothills of the spectacular Cairngorms Mountains, with just surrounding nature for company, this is a camping experience like no other.The handcrafted yurt is equipped with all the usual home comforts including a cosy double bed, solar lighting, a wood burning stove and a dram to welcome you.Nearby you’ll find the ‘Hut’ with kitchen and toilet facilities as well as an eco-shower.
Isle of Eriska
If you prefer a touch of luxury when it comes to secluded hideaways, the five-star Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa and Island, near Oban, is situated on a private island and can only be accessed from the mainland by a small bridge. Covering 300 acres, the 25- bedroom hotel boasts a Michelin-starred restaurant, its own golf course, nature reserve and spa.
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