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There’s Endless Things to Do in Scotland in Winter

by Katie Skrzek

Jan 30, 2024

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Destinations / Europe

Plan family travel to Scotland during its off season, now through March. Enjoy the country’s cultural attractions and picturesque landscapes this winter.

 

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For foodie travelers, attend Fife Food & Drink Week (March 9–17) and St Andrews Cocktail Week (March 15–24). The festivals showcase the best food and beverages in Scotland. Spend time exploring the popular and off-the-beaten-path distilleries throughout the country, including Hendrick’s Gin, NB Distillery and Johnny Walker Princes Street.

 

Scotland is known for its stunning castles. During your stay, plan visits to Edinburgh Castle, Dunnottar Castle and Dunrobin Castle. Scotland’s rugby team faces off with Wales, France and England in February. Head to a pub to catch the games.

 

Rusacks St. Andrews

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Marine & Lawn Hotels & Resorts boasts a collection of restored historic hotels. Book a stay in one of the properties as your home base for your Scotland trip. Rusacks St Andrew is housed in a renovated 1800s building. It’s an ideal location for golfers, with its proximity to several courses. The seaside Marine Troon boasts views of the Ayreshire coast and Royal Troon Golf Club. Opened in August 2023, Dornoch Station overlooks Royal Dornoch Gold Club’s championship course. The property’s décor reflects the Scottish Highlands and golf and seaside themes. Marine North Berwick overlooks North Berwick Golf Club. The property is home to Spa at Marine North Berwick, offering state-of-the-art treatments.

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