Autumn breaks in Scotland
Scotland's stunning scenery is at its best in the autumn months as the trees and forests show off the golden colours of the season. Autumn breaks in Scotland offer an opportunity to enjoy Scotland’s varied landscape away from the summer crowds.
Crieff Hydro is a 900 acre resort in the central region of Scotland, within a short drive from both Glasgow and Edinburgh airports.The hotel offers a range of activities, including golf, horse-riding and woodland walks. Those seeking a more relaxing stay may prefer to indulge in the sauna, spa and swimming pool. A double room at the end of October, with breakfast included, costs from £99 per night. For details, visit http://www.crieffhydro.com.
Auchrannie House Hotel is situated on the beautiful island of Arran, just off Scotland’s west coast and easily accessible from Glasgow. Auchrannie offers both hotel and lodge accommodation. The hotel has several restaurants, providing a choice of formal or casual dining. Leisure facilities, including a swimming pool, spa and gym, can be used by all guests. For more information, see www.auchrannie.co.uk.
Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh, is the perfect location for an autumn break. The five-star Balmoral Hotel is located in the city centre, just next to Waverley Station. This historic hotel has 168 bedrooms and 20 suites, all with luxury bathrooms and satellite television. Guests can dine in the Michelin-starred restaurant before heading out into the city centre to sample Edinburgh’s nightlife. A two-night weekend stay in November costs from £219, including breakfast. Whether you’re seeking peace and quiet in a beautiful rural location, or the hustle and bustle of city life, autumn breaks in Scotland provide a perfect combination.