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10 Scottish & Irish Castles You Can Actually Stay At

It may not be the most conventional place to stay, but why not make your trip all the more memorable?

When we think of Scotland and Ireland, many of us immediately conjure up the beautiful, medieval castles that pepper the landscapes throughout both countries. Often, the majestic castles loom over the modern day cities, their commanding presence still a key feature, even after hundreds of years. Continue at Source: 10 Scottish & Irish Castles You Can Actually Stay At

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10 of the best homes with private beaches to rent this summer in Scotland

Enjoy summer in Scotland at one of these holiday rentals – all of which have access to private beaches.

With a heatwave due, now is a great time to book a summer holiday at home. But if you’re looking for something a bit special, then take a look at these rental proprieties which have access to stunning beaches. Continue at Source: 10 of the best homes with private beaches to rent this summer in Scotland

12 paradise islands in Scotland you must visit

Scotland has more than 790 offshore islands, many of which have pristine white sand and sparkling turquoise waters to compete with the tropical beaches of the Caribbean or South-East Asia.

As well as their world-class scenery, the islands of Shetland, Orkney, and the Inner and Outer Hebrides boast fascinating historic sites, a wealth of flora and fauna and some exhilirating outdoor activities. Here are Scotland’s most stunning paradise islands to put on your bucket list. Continue at Source: 12 paradise islands in Scotland you must visit

18 best cheap places to eat in Edinburgh, Scotland

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We’ve picked out a selection of the best cheap places to eat in Edinburgh that don’t skimp on quality. Here are our ten choices.

With no shortage of Michelin stars (and with a few more accolades potentially on the way), Edinburgh is well known for high end places to eat.

While the city may have blossomed into a destination for foodies as much as for history buffs, culture vultures and tartan tat aficionados, there are still plenty of places to fill your plate without emptying your wallet. See more at Source: 18 of the best cheap places to eat in Edinburgh – Scotsman Food and Drink

10 of the best hostels in Scotland’s countrysides

One of the new breed of boutique hostels, the Cowshed on the north-west coast of Skye looks out over the bay to the ferry terminal in Uig and offers spectacular sunsets and occasional views of the northern lights. The bunkrooms feature built-in bunks with tongue-and-groove walls, tartan privacy curtains, downy white linen-clad duvets and sheepskin rugs strewn across the floor. Alternatively, bed down in a stylishly kitted out wooden pod in the grounds – with adjoining dog pods. Read more at Source: 10 of the best hostels in rural Scotland

15 best bothies in Scotland we want to visit this summer

Instead of splashing out on expensive accommodation for your holiday, why not try a bothy this summer – a shelter left unlocked for adventurous travellers to stay in free of charge.

There are some spectacular bothies dotted across the whole of Scotland – we’ve rounded up some of the best you should visit. See more Source: 15 of Scotland’s best bothies that you need to visit this summer