Things to do in Scotland this Spring

Spring has finally arrived, and the sun has started to show its face. There are so many fun and beautiful sights to see, tasty foods to try and things to do in Scotland this spring.

Book a caravan holiday in Scotland at Rosneath Castle Park. There is plenty to do with onsite entertainment, fantastic live music, beautiful views, and a super fun soft play for the kids, so if you want a relaxing holiday based at the park you won’t feel like you have to venture far.

Water sports

Are you a fan of the open wild waters? Well, Roseath Castle Park is set right on the edge of the stunning Gare Loch which is perfect for those who are brave enough to venture out and take a dip in the cold waters! You can find more information about swimming in the lake here.

Or maybe stand-up paddle boarding is your water sport of choice. Gare Loch is also great for this. Paddle around and take in the beautiful stretches of water. Be warned the water is very cold if you do fall in!

Explore water sports here.

Glenarn Gardens, Rhu, By Helensburgh (24 mins)

Visit Glenarn Gardens. A Sheltered woodland garden overlooking the Gareloch with a Himalayan atmosphere. It is famous for its collection of rare and tender rhododendrons.

The Festival of Rhododendrons takes place in April and May. Walk around admire the colourful display. Whether you have a love for flowers or not this will be a great experience. Explore more.

Visit The Hill House

Designed by Scottish Atchitect Charles Rennie Mackintosh and commissioned by Glasgow publisher Walter Blackie, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife, Margaret MacDonald. Almost everything in the whole house is designed by them from the building to the furniture and fabrics, every small detail. It really is a cool experience. Explore more.

Ardardan Estate

 Explore the farm on your own or take a guided tractor ride and meet the farmyard animals. After taking a stroll through the restored walled garden, full of history and plants, or sit and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the garden.

 Book a table at Ardardan Estates tearoom and enjoy a freshly made Afternoon Tea, or you can collect and take it back to your caravan if you fancy! They also have a selection of sandwiches, paninis, and soup all freshly prepared to order in our kitchen. The cake counter is always topped with tasty homemade cakes and treats! Explore more.

Geilston Garden

 Visit Geilston Garden and explore the 200-year-old garden on the River Clyde. There are so many beautiful colours, flowers, and vegetables to look at. Wonder around the gorgeous walled gardens, grab a hot drink and snack, sit back and relaxed. There’s a playground, floral mini maze, and bluebell woods for kids to enjoy. Explore more.

The Perch Garelochhead

 Visit the family run, dog friendly café / restaurant. They use local ingredients and produce to make the best breakfasts, lunches, Sunday brunches and takeaway pizzas. The family owners have a passion for food and pride themselves on their home-cured and smoked meats, cheeses and fish showcased within their lunchtime platters. Take a visit, you won’t be disappointed!

There are so many things to do in Scotland in Spring and is a fantastic time to visit. The landscapes slowly begin to come back to life. The crowds are smaller, and the roads are quieter so it will make for an excellent time for a spring holiday.

Our Caravan Site on the West Coast of Scotland offers many cosy caravans for you to stay in that sleep up to 8 people that make for a perfect holiday. Or own your own caravan on our quite caravan site by the sea, the perfect place for a second home! Whether you’re an owner or just here for a short holiday, there are so many wonderful things to do in Scotland this spring.






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