Things to do in Scottish Highlands

Summer Highland Activities

Are you planning a trip to the Highlands this summer? If so, there’s so much to do and see in this glorious Scottish region. From unspoilt, sweeping landscapes to hidden lochs and lush valleys and the perfect place to relax and get away from it all.

Outdoor activities in the Scottish Highlands during the summer months are exceptional. There are things to do and see with beautiful places to visit, plus, finding a hotel near Pitlochry to make your trip extra special is something we can take care of too.

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Most Beautiful Highland Beaches

The Most Beautiful Highland Beaches

Scotland has a lot of ‘best-kept secrets’. This includes its dramatic, rugged coastline and glorious Scottish beaches. Miles of fine sand and splendid dunes attract a multitude of sea birds throughout the year. There are Highland beaches you must visit when you spend time on holiday in Scotland which includes the miles of white sands near St Andrews. It all makes for wonderful family holidays in Scotland you’ll never forget!

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Spring into summer offer

Enjoy 10 memorable activities throughout Spring in Scotland

When is the best time to visit the Scottish Highlands? It’s a question we are frequently asked at our luxury hotel in Perthshire. It’s a difficult question to answer because each of the Scottish seasons brings its own beauty.

  • Winter may bring colder temperatures, but the festive cheer of Christmas and Hogmanay will soon warm you up.
  • The warmth of summer in Scotland makes everyone feel more relaxed, while longer days can be enjoyed to the full.
  • As the cool of autumn descends, flora and fauna prepare for the winter with a show of fantastic colours.

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Scottish Foodie Weekend

Choose the best of Scottish food with a Scottish Foodie weekend

Scottish food often offers better variety and creativity compared to other countries. When it comes to the quality of Scottish ingredients, like meat and fish, they are always regarded as world-class.

As part of a foodie lovers’ weekend, Scotland has plenty to offer, from dishes that have been handed down through centuries to more modern takes on Scottish staples, such as Neeps and Tatties, to the moreish dessert Cranachan.

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Valentine Getaway

It’s not too late to surprise a loved one with a Valentine getaway

The lull after the Christmas and New Year holidays can sometimes feel like time is almost grinding to a halt, so why not energise yourself and celebrate Valentine’s Day in Scotland. Valentine’s breaks in Scotland at the five-star Dunalastair Hotel Suites offer the best in intimacy and luxury while creating memories to last a lifetime.

Spending quality time at a romantic Scottish hotel is an ideal way to rediscover your relationship. It is the combination of peace and quiet and being surrounded by the ever-changing, natural beauty that is restorative to any.

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luxury Scottish wedding

Start planning your luxury Scottish wedding, honeymoon, anniversary, or family reunion for summer 2022

The region of Highland Perthshire is know for its sheer, unspoilt beauty, with visitors returning to enjoy the impressive mountains views, lushious glens,  freshwater lochs, and the castles steeped in legend.

The season’s colours changes bring the breathtaking view to life, with Golden Eagles riding thermals above the forests and Osprey swooping for the famous Scottish salmon in the lochs, throughout spring. As winter approaches and the mountain peaks become covered with snow and the deer are forced to graze lower down, providing a perfect opportunity to hear mature stags making their haunting, loud guttural roars. Whenever the season Scotland proves to be an idilyic destination to enjoy a romantic and memorable getaway.

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Scottish Highland

Things to look forward to in Scotland 2022 – Events & Festivals

Looking forward to 2022, then make sure your travel plans include exploring Scotland. With escapes away from it all and journeys that prioritise your wellbeing. Scotland remains one of the worlds most electic places to visit.

Boasting more than 200 events and festivals throughout the year, the Scot’s really know how to entertain and celebrate. Ranging from the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival to The Thistles and Sunflowers festival and not forgetting the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, arguably the single greatest celebration of arts and culture on the planet! There is something for everyone.

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Burns Night

Celebrate Burns night-like never before!

We are proud to welcome guests from all over the world to stay with us at our hotel in Kinloch Rannoch, the Dunalastair Hotel Suites in Highland Perthshire. We often welcome guests back again and again, and they come for a variety of reasons:

  • Some want to indulge in the five-star opulence of our luxury hotel in Scotland
  • Some want to walk and drive through the ever-changing, stunning scenery around our hotel in Pitlochry.
  • Others want to enjoy the boutique hotel, Scotland, and sample the local and seasonal fine dining and excellent wines of Monadh Dining.

For Scot’s Burns Night on 25th of January has been seared into the national conscience for hundreds of years. With the 25th of January nearly upon us we thought we should share more detail about the man, his work and this ancient Scottish tradition. We will also give a taste of what’s planned on this Burn’s Night Scotland 2022.

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