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Old 05-12-2012, 11:12   #1 (permalink)
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We (Bill and Judy and Beth our dog) are planning to drive from Spain to the UK in the middle of July for about 6 weeks, give or take, work our way up from Portsmouth and tour Scotland for about 3 weeks. Although we have been to Scotland a few times, we have never “Done it” in a MH, I just wondered if any fun people had some ideas as to what to miss and more important what to make sure that we visit.

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Old 05-12-2012, 12:18   #2 (permalink)
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I'm a lover of the east because I've been there so often.

Scone Palace, Perth. Scotland begins here.
Up the A9, got to be the prettiest road in UK.
Queen's View on the A9
Pitlochry
Aviemore and Cairngorms
Grantown on Spey -- this is Whisky Trail area.
Elgin area, dolphin watch.
Aberdeen, The Granite City
Along Deeside, not sure if can visit Balmoral in summer.
Breamar.
Over Glen Shee.

I'll let someone direct you across to the west from there.

Scotland isn't about big Must See, it's thousands of delightful sights strung together.

PS....
Warning, campers far outnumber campsites. It is very popular in summer.
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Old 05-12-2012, 12:35   #3 (permalink)
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can I ask how far up scotland you are planning on going John o Groats ???
or just to perthshire / Aviemore ??
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I would recommend you narrowing this down a bit as what is one persons must see is another persons avoid at all costs! What do you want to see and do? Landscape, if so looking at, strolling in or serious walking? Cities, Festivals large and small, what kind of music, theatre etc.We have been here for 25 years and know a lot about whats going on but it would take an age to tell you everything.If you want some advice send a PM with an idea of what you're looking for and we may be able to help.
We are off to the Funsters pre xmas meet at Chester tommorrow so will not be able to get back to you til next week.
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Hey just a thought make sure your dog is allowed into Blighty, that is with micro chip and passport
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Old 05-12-2012, 13:32   #6 (permalink)
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I would recommend you narrowing this down a bit as what is one persons must see is another persons avoid at all costs! What do you want to see and do? Landscape, if so looking at, strolling in or serious walking? Cities, Festivals large and small, what kind of music, theatre etc.We have been here for 25 years and know a lot about whats going on but it would take an age to tell you everything.If you want some advice send a PM with an idea of what you're looking for and we may be able to help.
We are off to the Funsters pre xmas meet at Chester tommorrow so will not be able to get back to you til next week.
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I knew I would forget something, it an age thing. Time in Scotland about 3 or 4 weeks, how far up? Well don't HAVE to go as far as Inverness but if we should then we could.

Interests: Countryside, interesting towns -for instance we love Oban- not serious walking, Music, well we aint young but most music except bagpipes.
Johnstey, I will PM you, thanks.
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Hey just a thought make sure your dog is allowed into Blighty, that is with micro chip and passport
Thanks for the reminder but yes I have that under control
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