If you are feeling a little bit fed up and in need of a change of scenery after lockdown, one of the best ways to enjoy a relaxing holiday and still make sure that you are adhering to social distancing is by camping – somewhere such as this camping shop Dublin based Basecamp can supply you with all that you will need, so all you need to do is pack up and head for the great outdoors – and where better than the Scottish Highlands?
Remote, wild and stunningly beautiful, the Scottish Highlands are the perfect place to spend some time outdoors, here are just a few of the places that you could visit on your trip…
Loch Ness – Famous all over the world for being the home of the legendary ‘Nessie’ Loch Ness as well as having its own resident monster is also a picturesque place to spend some time. Spend time birdwatching, take a boat on the Loch or see the local Nessie spotter Steve Feltham who has made his home on Dores beach, in his quest to hunt for the mysterious loch ness monster.
Glenfinnan Viaduct – The stunning scenery in Glenfinnan attracts visitors from all over the world, and is particularly popular with Harry Potter fans who want to see the exact viaduct that the Hogwarts Express travels over on its journey to the famous wizarding school.
Urquhart Castle – Whilst you are looking around Loch Ness you may also come across Urquhart Castle, which is sat on the banks of the loch. Explore the troubled history of the castle as it was controlled by both the Scots and the English as the wars of independence raged on and see the stunning medieval banquet hall to get a feel for life in those times.