Slow Travel Adventures in Scotland
Slow travel in Scotland - what does it mean?
Slow travel and tourism is a more meaningful way of travelling. In short, it's about forming connections with a place and keeping them with you forever. It's about taking your time and savouring the moments along the way - the journey, the destination and the people. It's going back home with a sense of calm and relaxation and leaving behind the likes, check lists and tick boxes.
Embrace New Experiences
It's amazing what you'll discover when you throw away your to-do lists and take a moment to try something a little out of your comfort zone. Why not try a slow adventure in Scotland?
9 Slow Travel Experiences in Scotland
Discover the joys of slow travel with these incredible adventures you can experience at a relaxed pace.
Amazing Scottish Island Restaurants
Land ahoy! Journey to the Scottish islands on a foodie adventure.
Stunning wild swimming locations in Scotland
Glide into a still loch in the shadows of Munros and castles, or slip straight into the salty seas of the Atlantic Ocean or North Sea.
Discover The Joy in the Journey
'It's not the destination, it's the journey' goes the old adage. It may be a cliché, but in Scotland there's no truer statement. Getting from A to B is not a chore to be done as quickly as possible - it's a chance for you to relax and reflect as gorgeous landscapes pass before your eyes.
Tip: Public transport can save you some money and it's a much more sustainable option.
Book The Perfect Hideaway
Places to Stay
Immerse yourself in a little corner of Scotland with a fabulous choice of accommodation. Here, you can spend your time doing as much or as little as you like.
Slow activities to try
Scotland is famous for its outdoor playground, but adventures don't always need to happen at 100 miles per hour! You can decide when you rest and when you move.
Find a Wellness Retreat To Suit You
Choose a holiday that will leave you feeling rested and recuperated. In Scotland, you can do holidays centred around wild swimming, yoga, creative writing, walking…whatever you fancy!
Stay a wee Bit Longer
Say goodbye to the jam-packed long weekend. Book a longer trip to Scotland and go home feeling a deeper connection. Maybe you'll find a coastal town that you'll never want to leave, a cosy cottage in the countryside or a swish city centre apartment.
Tip: Spend more time in one place and you might find yourself getting to know the locals and their lifestyle.
5 Amazing Ways to Spend a Week in Scotland
Enjoy a week in Scotland with our jam-packed itineraries which include everything from attractions, activities and places to visit along the way.
18 Scottish Harbours & Seaside Towns You Must Visit
What a joy to be by the sea in Scotland. Check out our top selection of Scottish harbours and towns for your next trip!
Explore Destinations slowly
Slow travel is all about building a deeper connection with a place, and your holiday can begin before you even set out on your adventure. Scotland has inspired generations of writers, artists and academics. Let it inspire you too.
These itineraries are all designed to let you explore these destinations slowly.
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