Sunset over Loch Lomond

15 Day Trips From Glasgow

Aside from being a popular tourist attraction, Glasgow is also an ideal base to explore Scotland from. Here are the best 15 day trips from Glasgow.

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Five Adventure Holiday Ideas in Scotland

Scotland is famed for its lochs, mountains, whisky and severe winter weather. But Scotland’s hills, mountains, rolling countryside, lakes and waterways make it the perfect destination for a world of adventure holidays. What follows looks in more detail at five adventure holiday ideas. 24 Hours Mountain Bike Event Fort William in the Highland is home …

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Best Beaches Near Dublin

  Killiney Beach Dublin Killiney beach is a great place for a walk and easy to get to.  To get there by car head south on the N11 until the first roundabout, take the first left and follow the signs.  From the centre of Dublin it takes about 30/40 minutes. There is a free car …

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How was the Isle of Skye Formed?

A misty, mountainous Scottish isle is famed for its coastal cliffs and its magnificently varied landscape. The Isle of Skye, the largest of the Inner Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland, is a mecca for both mountain climbers and geologists. Climbers are attracted by an array of some of the most spectacular and challenging peaks …

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A Short Guide to Glasgow

One of the great advantages of the West Highland Way is the start of it is so close to Glasgow. Most people when they consider traveling to Scotland, don’t automatically think of Glasgow, normally Edinburgh. Now I will not take away from Edinburgh, it is a very pretty city. But Glasgow has heart. Glasgow nearly …

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Mourne Mountains Hostel

Getting a bit tired of paying way over the odds for weekends cottage rentals we decided to try a hostel last weekend.  I managed to find Cnocnafeola a hostel in the Mourne Mountains on the internet.  I wonder how we used to find places pre-internet, for so many things now I along with millions of …

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Why Not Holiday In Ireland

Downings, which is located in North West Donegal, Ireland is one of the most scenic areas on the Atlantic Ocean. And, the facilities on offer for a complete and relaxing family holiday are second to none. One proviso though, the weather. Sometimes the wind gets up but for the serious windsurfer, this is a boost. …

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