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Places to visit in Scotland

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At Haven, we know that it can be difficult to know where to begin when taking a trip to somewhere large and diverse. That's why we’ve compiled this list of the best places to visit in Scotland, all within driving distance of our fantastic holiday parks, to help you on your way.

Whether you’re a family looking for an unforgettable holiday or a couple after a weekend break, Scotland has something for everyone. With a population just over five million, it may be a small country, but Scotland sure packs a punch when it comes to fantastic sightseeing. From lovely lochs to colossal castles and majestic mountains, you’re never too far away from fantastic sightseeing opportunities and enthralling destinations in Scotland.

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland

No visit to Scotland is complete without a trip to the country’s grand capital, one of the most popular cities in Europe. Edinburgh’s charm lies in its narrow, cobbled passageways, majestic buildings, and numerous fascinating (and free!) museums. With Haven’s Seton Sands, one of the best caravan parks in Scotland on its doorstep, there’s no excuse for missing out.

Edinburgh is thick with atmosphere thanks to the tales of ghosts that dwell in its buildings and the haunted graveyards that inspired the Harry Potter books. However, it’s not all gloomy - if you want to get to know Scottish hospitality first-hand, why not check out the city’s countless whisky distilleries, pubs, restaurants, and cafes? While the weather in Edinburgh may be chilly as standard, this gives the city a certain moody charm. The Scottish capital is best viewed from Arthur's Seat, an ancient volcano that looms over the city. Take a hike up to see for yourself and earn a perfect photographic memento.

Loch Lomand, Scotland

Loch Lomand, Scotland

This picturesque highland lake is one of Scotland’s prettiest locations. Visitors can cruise the lake in a historic steamship, visit the quaint surrounding villages, rent a canoe or kayak, go biking or even try out an aerial adventure park. Loch Lomond is just an hour’s drive from Glasgow and so can be easily reached from Haven’s Craig Tara, one of the best holiday parks in Scotland.

The Loch is also joined up with the Trossachs, an area of wooded glens, braes, and lochs, to form the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park within which there are several short hiking trails for all ages to enjoy. Imagine yourself now, enjoying a hearty meal by the water's edge against a backdrop of snow-capped mountains. Now tell me there’s somewhere you’d rather be.

Fort William, Scotland

Fort William, Scotland

One of Europe’s most vibrant and upcoming cities, Glasgow is an unmissable addition to your Scottish itinerary. The country’s second city boasts an enviable host of internationally acclaimed cultural properties such as the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Glasgow Science Centre, The Riverside Museum, and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum which welcome millions of visitors a year.

The city is famed for the quality and diversity of its majestic green spaces, true to its Gaelic name “Glaschu” (dear green place), of which the Winter Gardens of The People's Palace are a true highlight. With a year-round schedule of live performances, sporting events and festivals, Glasgow is sure to make your stay an entertaining one.

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Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow, Scotland

One of Europe’s most vibrant and upcoming cities, Glasgow is an unmissable addition to your Scottish itinerary. The country’s second city boasts an enviable host of internationally acclaimed cultural properties such as the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Glasgow Science Centre, The Riverside Museum, and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum which welcome millions of visitors a year.

The city is famed for the quality and diversity of its majestic green spaces, true to its Gaelic name “Glaschu” (dear green place), of which the Winter Gardens of The People's Palace are a true highlight. With a year-round schedule of live performances, sporting events and festivals, Glasgow is sure to make your stay an entertaining one.

Loch Ness, Scotland

Loch Ness, Scotland

Undoubtedly one of Scotland’s best places to visit, Loch Ness is one of those rare destinations that attracts everyone, from keen photographers and hiking enthusiasts to children enchanted with Nessie. Many visitors choose to begin their Scottish Highlands journey in Inverness, making Loch Ness the first port of call. Popular for its famous monster and the dramatic ruin of Urquhart Castle, Scotland's most famous loch forms part of Glen More, a natural fault line that's marked by the Caledonian Canal, one of Britain’s finest feats of engineering.

You can take to the waters yourself and explore the canal by sightseeing boat. The loch and surrounding area combine Jacobite history, awe-inspiring scenery with the possibility of a monster sighting, making it the ideal destination for all ages, all year round.

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Price excludes 2024 site fees, running costs and add-ons requested at point of sale.  Subject to status and availability.   

As at 9 June 2024, price is available at all parks, excluding Cala Gran, Church Farm, Cardigan View, Cleethorpes Beach, Craig Tara, Far Grange, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Kiln Park, Littlesea, Lydstep Beach, Orchards, Penally Court, Perran Sands, Rockley Park, Riviere Sands, Seaview, Skegness and Thornwick Bay.   

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Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven).  Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office:  One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL.  We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.  

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Price excludes 2024 site fees, running costs and add-ons requested at point of sale. Subject to status and availability.   

As at 12 July 2024, price is available at Blue Dolphin. Cleethorpes Beach, Combe Haven, Caister, Craig Tara, Far Grange, Greenacres, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Orchards, Quay West and Wild Duck until the stock has been sold. Haven reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time. 

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Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven).  Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office: One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.  

Pre-owned holiday homes from £14,995 Holiday home price is based on a pre-owned holiday home and includes siting, connections and standard accessories.  

Price excludes 2024 site fees, running costs and add-ons requested at point of sale. Subject to status and availability.  

As at 9 June 2024, price is available at Cleethorpes Beach, Craig Tara, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Skegness and The Orchards only. 

Images are shown for representational purposes. Access to holiday home is subject to park opening times.

Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven). Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office: One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them. 

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Offer is applicable to new customer purchases made through Haven from 19 April 2024, completing by 31 December 2024.

Offer excludes part-exchanges or private sales. Available on new & pre-owned holiday homes at the following selected parks only: Kent Coast, Burnham-on-Sea, Cleethorpes Beach, Craig Tara, Far Grange, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Hopton, Orchards, Skegness and Wild Duck.

A credit equivalent to the value of your site fees due during the 2024 season will be applied to your account balance on completion of your purchase for use against your running costs e.g. utilities, after-sale add-ons e.g storage boxes or site fees. It cannot be applied to your purchase or refunded in cash.

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Offer cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion. Offer may be withdrawn or changed at any time without notice. Full site fees will be payable for subsequent years.

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Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven). Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office: One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.

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Let2offset is a contractual lettings product that offers eligible owners a guaranteed letting income at a preferential rate (calculated each year) in exchange for a stipulated number of letting breaks. It also allows eligible owners to pay their site fees and receive their letting income in 12 equal monthly instalments; the monthly site fee amount charged by Haven will be after deduction of the letting income.

‘Make no site fee payments when using Let2offset until 2031’ is available at 33 Haven parks excluding Burnham, Cardigan View, Far Grange, Garreg Wen, Lydstep Beach, Riviere Sands and Seaview.  The letting income received will vary by make, model and location. The monthly site fee payment does not include running costs e.g. utilities, rates & insurance.

“Make no site fee payments when using Let2offset until 2031” is applicable to new and existing customer purchases of new Atlas Sahara 3 Bed or equivalent or superior grade holiday home purchases made through Haven where customers have also signed up to Haven’s Let2offset contract. It is not applicable to private sales and cannot be used in conjunction with our free Site Fee promotion.  It is available across 40% of eligible Parks and applies when letting a new Atlas Sahara 3 Bed holiday home (or equivalent or superior grade for 15 weeks.

An example of how “Make no site fee payments when using Let2offset until 2031” operates under Let2offset is the purchase of an Atlas Sahara 3 Bed holiday home at Primrose Valley with a monthly site fee of £585.00 (includes purchasing discount of £45) and monthly letting income of £803.67. The monthly difference equates to £218.67, which will be credited to the owner's account. Both letting income and site fees are subject to yearly pricing reviews and the monthly site fee costs and letting income shown in the example are based on 2024 figures.

Modelled assumptions on expected annual site fee and letting income charges over the 7-year lettable life of the Atlas Sahara 3 Bed indicate that under Let2offset it is anticipated that these customers will continue to receive a monthly credit during this period, however, this is not guaranteed. The modelled assumptions are based on the historical performance of Haven over the past 5 years of trading.

Images are shown for representational purposes. Access to holiday home is subject to park opening times.

Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven). Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office: One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.

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