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Relaxing Easter breaks in Scotland

Why easter breaks are a great time to be in Scotland

Easter breaks in Scotland are an excellent opportunity explore this country’s natural beauty. As spring turns to summer and the climate gets warmer, a variety of weekend breaks can be recommended.

You can visit the tranquil Highland landscapes, famed for their rugged mountains and secluded forests. If you’re looking for shopping, theatre and cinemas, or architecture, take in the sights in Edinburgh or Glasgow.

Where are the best opportunities for Easter breaks in Scotland?

If you want to get a taste of the Highlands, look no further than Killiecrankie. Site of a 17th century battle during Scotland’s turbulent past, it’s close to the Queen’s View - a viewing platform with commanding views of the countryside. The Killiecrankie House Hotel (www.hotels-of-distinction.com/special-offers?id=533) offer 10% discount when you book for four nights over Easter. Surrounded by Perthshire, you’ll receive dinner, bed and breakfast, starting at £115 per person per night (1-30 April 2012)

If you’re a chocoholic, try The Inn at Lathones (www.hotels-of-distinction.com/hotels/the-inn-at-lathones/offers/easter-breaks-scotland), situated in scenic St Andrews in Fife. Arrive to mugs of hot chocolate and chocolate chip cookies. Find chocolate baskets in your room. Enjoy chocolate-themed cocktails and puddings! Prices start at £120 per person (1-30 April 2012).

What Scottish outdoors easter breaks are available?

There are many campsites and self-catering cabins for Easter breaks in Scotland. While these are excellent for a holiday at any time of year, they are particularly rewarding during Easter, when the countrtyside is awash with blooming plants. For a quick summary, check out Easter Camping Breaks.

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