There is something smugly perfect and unapologetic about the intense beauty of the Highlands. The air smells clean and pure, and the phenomenal views almost make you believe you have travelled back to a time where there was no technology. Located in the north of Scotland, The Highlands possesses a fearsome yet ruggedly beautiful coastline, which is framed by magnificent mountains that are swathed in 200 million years worth of history.
The jagged peaks, glens, islands, lochs and expanses of water form an idyllic playground for nature lovers. The Highlands is made up of six regions, each with its own charm. You will be hard pressed to find such dramatic scenery elsewhere in the UK. As well as exploring the landscape, there are many impressive landmarks, museums and castles to discover and explore, where you can learn more about this epic region of Scotland and its vibrant history.
And if you love wildlife, you will be in your element here. You can often spot some of the earth’s most incredible creatures, including whales, dolphins and deer. Whatever time of year you choose to stay at luxury hotels in the Scottish Highlands, you will never be short of things to do and see. There is a great range of activities such as hiking, fishing, surfing and cycling to take part in. And of course, being such a natural place to visit, you will find many restaurants and cafes that serve up tasty dishes created from the natural larder of the Highlands.
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