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Monday, 25 August 2014 09:12

Cream O’Galloway

Fabulous fun for all the family can sometimes be hard to find but look no further than Cream O’Galloway at Rainton near Gatehouse of-Fleet
Published in Personal Blogs
Monday, 14 October 2013 09:19

Practical Tips When Choosing Self Catering

There are a number of practical holiday tips that will serve you well whether your next self-catering holiday is in Scotland or anywhere else for that matter. For those who are new to the term ‘self-catering’ it is a type of holiday in which you are responsible to cater for your own needs and those of your travel party. Properties are often situated in areas where commercial accommodation the likes of hotels for example are less available and often self-catering holiday is synonymous with luxury and practicality.
Published in General

Young visitors to Stirling Castle will be able to learn more about it with a new, interactive section on the Castle’s website; Kids Castle. Fun and educational, it is designed to help children and their families discover more about the iconic landmark before, during and after their visit.

Published in Scottish Tourism News
Monday, 21 January 2013 12:34

Baby's First Holiday

When choosing your baby’s first holiday experience, give Scotland some consideration. It may be the home of golf and tartan but unbeknown to many tourists, it is an ideal family destination.

Published in Tour Ideas
Thursday, 14 July 2011 08:37

The Tall Ships Race 2011 - Greenock

On Saturday the 9th of July marked the start of the Tall Ships event in Greenock. Over 57 ships from all over the world embarked on the town for a weekend of fun and entertainment. The event itself was free and the crowds were treated to performances from the likes of Lulu, Deacon Blue and other local performing arts groups. The event was nicely closed with a fabulous display by none other than the Red Arrows.
Published in Personal Blogs
Tuesday, 05 July 2011 11:38

A Visit to the Blairdrummond Safari Park

On Saturday the 2nd of July we headed to the Blairdrummond Safari Park near Stirling. We went because of my daughter’s 5th birthday and we couldn't have picked a better day, the weather was glorious. The only problem with it being so lovely were the crowds, but after the initial kerfuffle at the entrance, we soon forgot all about it.
Published in Personal Blogs
Monday, 04 July 2011 09:12

Glasgow Riverside Museum

Last weekend we visited the newly opened Riverside Museum on the banks of the River Clyde. I was really impressed, the exhibitions are fantastic and are far more interactive than the previous Transport Museum. We took the children with and they had a great time using the touch screens to find out more about the vintage cars etc. The highlight for my son was the South African Steam Train. You can also venture onto the Tall Ship Glenlee (for a fee).
Published in Personal Blogs
We at Search Scotland are very excited to announce that our first magazine is now published and is named Summer 2011. The issue is themed around family holidays in Scotland and features family friendly destinations, example itineraries and accommodation.

Please download the PDF HERE
or View the PDF on the site by clicking HERE

We hope that we will give potential tourists, both home and away, a great reason to choose Scotland as a holiday destination that the whole family can enjoy.

What is in the magazine:
  • Intro and Tourism Survey
  • Family day trips in Scotland
  • Tour Ideas
  • Top gallery pics
  • Finlaystone Country Estate
  • Tall Ships Race Greenock
  • Tall Ships Race Lerwick
  • Walking with kids
  • Holiday with Kids
  • Family Friendly Events
  • Helensburgh Highland Games
  • Dean Castle
  • Fun for Kids and competition
  • Whitecairn & Glenluce Holiday Parks
  • A day at Stirling Castle
  • Delgatie Castle, Clyde Clippers and Stay St. Andrews

Published in Magazine
Friday, 03 June 2011 12:37

Dean Castle and Country Park

Kilmarnock's hidden gem, Dean Castle Country Park is a fantastic free day out for all the family. The country park, covering over 200 acres, is nestled in the heart of Kilmarnock and offers something for kids and adults alike to enjoy.
Please note there will be no parking on the Esplanade at the castle on the 4th and 5th June.
Published in Scottish Tourism News
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