Here at The Kingsmills Hotel in The Highlands of Scotland, we are continuing to enjoy the lazy hazy days of summer. And the forecasters (who we all know are never wrong about such things) tell us the sun will keep shining throughout August…here’s hoping!
There really is so much going on in The Highlands to keep you and your family entertained over the summer, with a wealth of activities for children on our doorstep. It really is a breath-taking part of Scotland in which to enjoy a family break over the August bank holiday weekend.
Discover Explore is a great online and offline game in which you and your family can become explorers. You will discover hidden and extraordinary historical stories in and around the magical Great Glen. You will uncover 400 million years of stories through a series of daring missions. Click here to find out how you can take part. There are so many iconic locations taking part in Discover Explore but you can equally visit them in your own leisurely time.
Culloden Battlefield is now restored to as close as it was on the fateful day when the two sides marched on it. It takes on a whole new meaning with the exciting award-winning visitor centre now open. Come and find out why this battle, which lasted only one hour, changed the way of life in The Highlands forever.
Merkinch Nature Reserve is a hidden gem in the heart of Inverness. An area full of wildlife with roe deer, herons, cormorants, weasels and many colourful creatures, it will be a day well spent!
Equally, Plodda Falls is the highest and most spectacular waterfall in the area at over 40 metres high. Set within beautiful walks and trails you will enjoy both the scenery and the wonders of nature. Take a picnic and enjoy an unforgettable family day out.
For more active pursuits, Experience 4×4 offers off road and all terrain vehicle trails. Hilarity from start to finish and suitable for kids too! Sharing in this family adventure is sure to result in lots of laughter – both from nerves and the fun!
A firm favourite in The Highlands is a day at Landmark Forest Adventure Park, with its many great attractions and family friendly activities – some not for the faint-hearted! Water rides, high rope trails, sky diving and a maze is just some of the feats you will endure!
The Kingsmills Hotel has some amazing deals on over the August bank holiday, making sure that you make the most of the family break. Why not take a look at our Family Breaks offer, in which kids stay free! This includes 2 night’s accommodation in one of Kingsmills Hotel’s beautiful family rooms, breakfast for the whole family each morning, complimentary use of our leisure club AND entry tickets to Landmark Forest Adventure Park for 2 adults and 2 children. Alternatively, book at least 7 days in advance to take advantage of our Summer Saver offer, saving a minimum of 10%.
Whichever option you choose, you are guaranteed an unforgettable August bank holiday weekend in The Highlands of Scotland.