Spring is officially here! The evenings are lighter, the mornings are brighter and we have even seen a glimpse of the sunshine rolling in! Spring really is an excellent time of year to explore Scotland. Secure your spring holiday in Scotland today!
6 reasons visit Scotland this spring
Avoid the Crowds
During the summer months, some hotspots can be particularly busy. One example of this is Glasgow, just a short drive from our Scotland holiday park. With a large number of popular attractions, the city can become pretty crowded during the summer months. There is nothing like the peacefulness of springtime. Book your holiday in Scotland this spring and take advantage of all that the region has to offer at your own pace!
Enjoy the warmer weather
Scotland is well known for it’s changeable weather – it’s part of the charm! But worry not, statists show that April and May are often the driest months in Scotland, and the sunniest!
On bright, crisp mornings you can expect blue skies and warm sun highlighting the last of the snow on the mountain tops. It’s this sunlight that is chased by photographers, many will sit for hours to get the perfect shot of sunsets. Even on less sunny, foggy mornings Scotland still manages to charm visitors with breath taking rainbows and dramatic clouds.
Wonderful wildlife and nature
As the temperature begins to rise and the days grow longer, the Scotland highlands burst with new life and impressive colours. Surrounded by the yellow daffodils and romantic cheery blossom, you can’t help but feel at peace. Nothing quote says spring like the lambs frolicking in the fields and the growth of new flowers. A spring holiday in Scotland is sure to be filled with the buzz of new life.
Explore the gardens
Speaking of new life, there is no better place to see all the best of Scotland’s nature than Argyll’s glorious gardens. Argyll and the Isles is home to over 20 gardens from natural woodlands to walled gardens, there is a huge variety to explore in Argyll. Just 5 miles from our Scotland holiday park is Linn Botanic gardens, a real treat for garden lovers with a water garden, formal ponds, fountains and waterfalls to enjoy this spring.
Escape the Midges
Ask any local about Scotland in the summer months and it’s almost certain that you will receive a fair warming about the notorious midge. As the summer weather appears, so to the pesky tiny creatures. Fortunately, these creatures are nowhere to be seen in the springtime. The midge isn’t all that bad through and it certainly shouldn’t put you off a summer visit, they are very much a part of the Scottish summer experience – one even features on the Scottish £5 note!
Step back in time
Most castles are closed to visitors throughout the winter months but come spring, the doors re-open again! Enjoy exploring the castles in the spring with smaller crowds – it’s also a great time to see the castle grounds bloom. Home to the Duke of Argyll, the Royal Burgh of Inveraray is located just 38 miles from out holiday park in Scotland, a must see visitor attraction on your spring holiday in Scotland.