Family holidays in Scotland. Tours & holidays in 2015 & 2016

Scotland family holidays

Scotland family holidays

If it's water parks and children's clubs you want, go on a Club Med. If getting muddy and wet while mountain biking down remote trails, fishing off quiet islands and canoeing all the way to Loch Ness is your thing, then Scotland family holidays are for you. Get the family dancing at a ceili or prancing at the Edinburgh Festival for Scottish cultural extravaganzas too.

Adventure cruise in Scotland, lochs and canals
Visit Britain's most beautiful shortcut - the Crinan Canal, from £690 - £984 (8 days) ex flights
Argyll self catering cottage, Western Scotland
Fabulous remote holiday cottage on Scotlands west coast, from £395 - £645 per cottage per week
Short break cruise in Scotland, Western Isles
The perfect trip to recharge the batteries, from £690 - £984 (3 days) ex flights
Family holiday in Scotland, nature & activity
Scottish, wildlife adventures for active families, from £415 - £750 (7 days) ex flights

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Short break sailing holiday in Scotland
Four Day boat trip to view the Kyles of Bute, from £690 - £984 (5 days) ex flights
Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
Extraordinary wildlife above and below the waves, from £690 - £984 (6 days) ex flights
Fife seaside holiday cottage in Scotland
Beach front holiday house located on Fife coast, from £547 - £695 per accommodation per week
West coast of Scotland cruise
Unique sailing holiday on a wooden traditional ketch, from £690 - £984 (7 days) ex flights
Self catering accommodation in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland
Self-contained Garden Flat in Perthshire, Scotland, from £260 - £390 per apartment per night (sleeps 4)
Scottish Highlands family holiday
Scottish family adventure in the Cairngorms, from £621 - £727 (6 days) ex flights
Family cruise holiday in Scotland
Short Break, Family Cruise Exploring the West of Scotland, from £3810 (4 days) ex flights
Isle of Iona self catering accommodation, Scotland
Self catering cottage on Isle of Iona, from £400 - £600 per week (sleeps 4-6)
Loch Lomond bed & breakfast accommodation, Scotland
Enjoy a friendly Scottish welcome and peaceful comfort, from £64 - £70 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Isle of Mull b&b accommodation, Scotland
Award winning traditional Hebridean home overlooking Iona, from £35 - £39 per person per night
Scottish borders B&B farmstay accommodation
A guesthouse set amidst 1000 acre working upland sheep farm, from £27 - £41 per person per night
Luxury Loch Ness apartment, Scotland
Stay in luxury at a 19th century abbey, from £448 - £784 per accommodation per week (sleeps 4)
Dumfries self catering accommodation, Scotland
2 traditional cottages, from £220 - £450 per week (sleeps 4)
Kinross hotel in Perthshire, Scotland
Hotel in Perthshire with golf, sauna, pool & curling rink, from £43 per person per night
Isle of Islay self catering accommodation, Scotland
Cottage in peaceful location on Isle of Islay, Scotland, from £400 - £700 per cottage per week (sleeps 6)
Dumfries & Galloway self catering house, Scotland
Undiscovered Galloway countryside setting. with pet llamas, from £450 - £825 per week (sleeps 6-7)
Tomich self catering croft in the Scottish Highlands
Glen Affric Scottish Highlands self catering house, from £550 - £760 per week (sleeps 6-7)
Cairngorms luxury accommodation in Kingussie, Scotland
B&B in the Cairngorms National Park, from £50 - £95 per person per night
Scottish Highlands luxury self catering cottage
Converted old stable set in beautiful Glenurquhart, from £750 - £1500 per week (sleeps 10)
Ullapool self catering cottages, Scotland
A selection of holiday cottages, from £190 - £600 per week (sleeps 4-6)
Scottish Highlands luxury self catering accommodation
5 Star Luxury hot tub, tranquil, rural & spectacular scenery, from £450 - £2200 per cottage per week (sleeps 2-16)
Loch Fyne cottage on the west coast of Scotland
Loch Fyne cottage in Minard, Scotland, from £247 - £395 per cottage per week (sleeps 2-4)
Caithness hotel in Thurso, Scotland
Small hotel in Thurso on the coast of Caithness, from £40 - £88 per room per night
Lochearnhead luxury holiday cottage, Scotland
Cottages with 3 acre gardens facing south over Loch Earn, from £250 - £950 per cottage per week (sleeps 4)
Scottish Borders self catering cottage, Scotland
Eco chic sustainable holiday cottage in Scottish Borders, from £400 - £650 per cottage per week (sleeps 2-6)

46 reviews for Family holidays in Scotland4 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Family holidays in Scotland reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Wildlife sailing holiday in Scotland
A very interesting experience for people who loves nature, sea and peace. (more)Beatrice Just
Michael and Colette are wonderful hosts and very patient with teaching us. We enjoyed their company. (more)Kathy Wuerch
Brilliant holiday...both Michael and Colette were passionate about conservation matters and the threat to the marine environment which couldn't help but rub off on everyone on board. (more)Roy Owen
From £690 - £984 excluding flights
Short break cruise in Scotland, Western Isles
Memorable parts? The stunning scenery and peaceful moorings. The wildlife especially the seals and beautiful shoals of jellyfish floating like alien creatures in a calm sea. The first ever fish caught by one of our party - a splendid mackerel! The delicious food and good company of Michael and Colette. The successful descent into the dinghy of a nervous member of our party - if she can do it with Michael's patient help anyone can. Raising and lowering the anchor - tying knots and rope throwing... (more)Fiona Morrison
From £690 - £984 excluding flights
Adventure cruise in Scotland, lochs and canals
A fabulous unique opportunity to enjoy and marvel at nature in all its glory....The most outstanding part of the trip was definitely the experience of being immersed in the stunningly beautiful environment of the lochs of western Scotland. (more)David Ritchie
A really terrific week which we will always remember (along with how to tie a bowline). Two of my colleagues at work have already expressed interest! (more)Helen Newton
Absolutely fantastic for ALL ages, young and old. Colette is a brilliant cook and the meal she made out of freshly caught Mackerel fish has set a very high bench mark to beat. Michael knows so much and is a very patient teacher. We miss them dearly - thank you for a trip to remember! (more)Lani Retter
From £690 - £984 excluding flights
Family holiday in Scotland, nature & activity
It was one of the best holidays I spent with my family, truly relaxing. We all feel re-energised, taken care of. (more)Sarah Ghiglino
A very enjoyable holiday particularly for the children who have not stopped talking about it yet... Taking part in the bushcraft activity and watching our grandchildren as they tried wild foods and made fire. The enthusiasm with which they approached every new challenge and the knowledge that they gained is priceless. (more)Frank White
I loved it! It helped the environment and taught you a lot about the area and animals around you. We were kept entertained and had a really fun time - I will always remember this holiday. (more)saskia robinson
From £415 - £750 excluding flights
Luxury Loch Ness apartment, Scotland
Most memorable was staying in the monastery & the wonderful views of Loch Ness. (more)Jenny Copeland
The accommodation was fantastic and the location was stunning. Climbing Ben Nevis was very memorable. (more)Maureen Richardson
The Abbey is beautifully sited just at the south end of Loch Ness and Fort Augustus is a pretty village (more)Vimty Muir
From £448 - £784 per accommodation per week (sleeps 4)
Scottish Borders self catering accommodation
Memorable parts? A totally chill-out experience - a comfortable, luxurious cabin in a well laid out garden - definitely stands out as a special place to stay. Located in lovely countryside with several options for walking locally. Martin and Sharon who built and run house are a lovely couple and really made us feel at home. The menu for those not wanting to cook, is imaginative and varied and our meal, shared with Martin and Sharon was excellent. We visited when there was snow on the ground... (more)Graham Dalby
From £350 - £950 per week (sleeps 4-6)
Isle of Mull b&b accommodation, Scotland
Memorable parts? Making sure that I drove slowly enough NOT to drive into some of the sheep, cattle, deer that like to sit and ruminate on the roads! The glorious autumn sun on the turning leaves. Not New England, but very beautiful. Ambling along the white sandy beaches and having them to myself, more or less! Tips? Make sure that you add in travelling time from your accommodation to the ferry. Ensure that you don't have to get up at some awful, un-holiday like time of the morning... (more)Sonia Jones
From £35 - £39 per person per night
Isle of Islay self catering accommodation, Scotland
Memorable parts? There were lots of brilliant bits. - Arriving to see how beautiful it was at the cottage. - Settling down in front in the fire, listening to music, reading and sewing. - Trekking through deep peat to see abandoned settlements. - Watching the stars in the completely black sky. Tips? There was lots to do at the cottage, some really good walk books of which we did 4 or 5 walks, board games, reading material. It is really isolated and that makes you want to stay in and... (more)Alison Boast
From £400 - £700 per cottage per week (sleeps 6)
Self catering accommodation in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland
Local benefits? Very much so. Overall rating? Lovely self catering, well equiped, comfortable and great location for getting around Crieff and surrounding area. (more)Ross Ramsay
From £260 - £390 per apartment per night (sleeps 4)
Crieff accommodation in Perthshire, Scotland
Memorable parts? The lovely spacious, attractive room. The breakfasts and packed lunches. The hospitality of Katy and David. Tips? If possible eat at the accommodation. Crieff did not seem to have many restaurants that served good quality food and less so if you are a vegetarian like my partner. Local benefits? Yes - we ate and did some basic shopping in Crieff and took the bus to Perth as advised by our hostís literature. Overall rating? I really enjoyed staying with... (more)Steve Brown
From £34 - £38 per person per night
Scottish Highlands luxury self catering accommodation
SUPERB, didn't want to come home...The house was memorably comfortable and well equipped especially in the kitchen, it was such a pleasure to have sharp knives, mixers, salad spinners and an aga. (more)Carrie Hawksworth
The setting of the cottage itself and views from the hot tub were most memorable. We were in Rose, the smaller cottage, and the views were beautiful...The whole family, including boys of 10 and 5, loved it. Being on a croft with the animals made it extra special. (more)Susanna Dermody
We had a brilliant time and it was everything we had hoped for. The accommodation deserves its 5 stars and is a very relaxing place. We prefer self catering as it provides the flexibility required with the baby, but appreciated the option to have homemade food prepared for us. (more)Paul Bradshaw
From £450 - £2200 per cottage per week (sleeps 2-16)
Isle of Skye guest house and activity centre, Scotland
Memorable parts? Walking the fabulous Quirang loop trail. Tips? Leave enough time for driving the single track roads on beautiful Skye. Getting around takes longer than you'd think from the map. Local benefits? The b and b owners are careful with resources. Overall rating? I'd happily go back to Skye for more walking (and eating - the quality of the restaurants in Breakish and Carbost surprised us). (more)Jennifer Duschenes
From £30 - £37.50 per person per night
Ullapool self catering cottages, Scotland
Excellent! Exploring the local environment and seeing wild deer, seals and otters were the most memorable parts. (more)Lindy Brown
The 'Lochside Cottages' are in a beautiful spot, right on the shores of Loch Broom. Very peaceful and relaxing. Good access to hills in Assynt and Torridon for the more adventurous. (more)Elaine McAdam
The view from each window spectacular and so close to the loch that it was almost like being on a boat at times! Views changed with the stillness of the water or with the time of day and weather. Misty mountains at dawn to orange and red sunsets and each day and time different from dawn to dusk. (more)Julia Graham
From £190 - £600 per week (sleeps 4-6)
Caithness hotel in Thurso, Scotland
Memorable parts? Discovering new sites, talking with local people and having a wonderful meal for my birthday at the hotel! Tips? To be sure that they receive the right booking dates, the vouchers, etc. Local benefits? Certainly since we bought souvenirs and knitwear from locals (charity shops, souvenirs shops) and walking more than usual our bodies also benefited of the holidays! Overall rating? The hotel welcome was OK, but their administration not good... they... (more)Laurence Northcote
From £40 - £88 per room per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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