A Sneak Peek at What's Coming Up in Scotland in 2015

27 January 2017

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The best way to beat the winter blues is to start planning your next holiday! Next year is a fantastic time to visit Scotland as the exciting range of events that are happening throughout 2015 means that you’re guaranteed to have a memorable holiday that the whole family will love.

To you to start planning your trip, here’s LHH Scotland’s sneak peek at what’s coming up in Scotland during 2015.


6 Nations Rugby Championship

Scotland’s 2015 calendar of sporting events gets off to a thrilling start with the largest annual tournament in the world of rugby, the 6 Nations Championship! Head to Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh during one of the home matches to soak up the vibrant atmosphere and watch the top players from Scotland, England, Ireland, Wales, Italy and France battle it out to win the prestigious 6 Nations Cup.

The 6 Nations Championship runs from the 5th February to the 21st March, visit the official website for more information on which matches will be played at Murrayfield.

Stay close to the action with LHH Scotland’s holiday houses in Edinburgh! Marchmont Apartment is situated in a fantastic central location and it’s close to Murrayfield as well as a host of other popular tourist attractions such as Dynamic Earth and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.


Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Discover why Scottish whisky is regarded as the finest whisky in the world at the annual Sprit of Speyside Whisky Festival. When you travel to the stunningly scenic Speyside region in the Highlands you’ll quickly find out why it’s also known as “Malt Whisky Country”. This area is home to over half the distilleries in Scotland and produces some of the most popular whisky brands such as Glenfiddich.

During your stay you’ll be shown around Speyside’s working distilleries and get the opportunity to sample some of the region’s finest drams at various tasting events. There’s also live music and dining experiences for you to enjoy throughout the festival.

Don’t miss out on this extremely popular whisky festival! LHH Scotland has a range of holiday accommodation in and around Speyside. Clashindeugle Farmhouse is ideal for group or family holidays. This picturesque farmhouse is nestled in the stunningly scenic countryside with magnificent views of the Cairngorms.


2015 Open Golf Championship

In 2015 the world’s greatest golfers will return to Scotland to battle for the Claret Jug on Scotland’s famous Old Course in St Andrews. This is an unmissable event for golf aficionados who will get the opportunity to see the biggest names in the golfing world pit themselves against the best emerging talents.

Visit official website for more information and to register online for tickets.

If you’re planning to visit the historic town of St Andrews for the 2015 Open Championship, LHH Scotland’s Balfour House is perfectly situated in the heart of St Andrews just minutes away from the Old Course as well as other popular golf courses including Dukes Course and Castle Course.


HebCelt Festival

Travel to Stornoway next summer to experience one of the most scenic music festivals in Scotland, HebCelt. This family-friendly festival attracts visitors from around the world who are eager to watch the best traditional Scottish musicians and international artists preform against a dramatic Hebridean backdrop. If you want to take a break from the live music, there are also a variety of other events for you to enjoy including street entertainers, art workshops, children’s entertainers and a thrilling fire show!

If you’re planning to visit HebCelt, LHH Scotland holiday accommodation on Stornoway is perfect for festivalgoers! Why not treat yourself to a stay at Peninsula Cottage? It’s easy to see why Visit Scotland has awarded this exceptional holiday cottage with 5 stars; as well as having panoramic sea views this cottage also comes with a hot tub and a real fire.


The Braemar Gathering

Join Her Majesty the Queen in celebrating the 200th anniversary of the most popular and prestigious Highland Games in Scotland, the Braemar Gathering. As the games’ patron, the Queen regularly travels to Scotland to watch the Braemar Gathering’s thrilling programme events which includes pipe bands, Highland dancers, the caber toss and the hammer throw.

The Braemar Gathering in 2015 occurs on the 30th of October. Visit the official website for more information about the event.

LHH Scotland has a selection of stunning self-catering holiday houses in Braemar. Drumrunie house is the perfect base for those who are attending the Braemar Gathering. This holiday house is surrounded by breath-taking panoramic views of the region’s striking landscape and it’s just a 5 minute drive from Braemar Castle.

Take the first step towards your holiday in Scotland in 2015 with LHH Scotland. Take a look at our fantastic selection of self-catering holiday houses today to find the perfect accommodation for your trip.

Already planning to visit Scotland next year? Tell us which event you’re looking forward to experiencing!


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