RELAXING WELLBEING RETREATS
Head off on a relaxing wellbeing retreat where you can disconnect from your phone and busy life and feel your stresses melt away. In Dumfries & Galloway, the Kagyu Samye Ling Buddhist Temple is a hidden gem in the south that offers guided tours, an inviting Tibetan tearoom, a gift shop, as well as courses in meditation, mindfulness and more. Revitalise your mind with some Tai Chi, yoga and meditation at the Holy Isle - Mindfulness Retreat on the Isle of Arran. On this peaceful Buddhist island, you can book wellness retreat packages to relax, master your yoga moves, learn how to calm your mind with meditation and more. In Beauly, near Inverness, join in a workshop or stay for a holiday at Wild Rose Escapes who offer craft courses, relaxation retreats and more in the serene 100 acres of woodland on the edge of Glen Affric.
MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
Scotland's museums and galleries are gems in themselves, and often very peaceful and quiet places where you can admire centuries old art, modern creations, and wander at your own pace through years of creativity and expression. Across Scotland you can visit hundreds of museums and galleries in many nooks and crannies you wouldn't expect as part of a wellbeing break, from tiny heritage museums in traditional crofts, to modern buildings big enough to house the Concorde. Kirkcudbright Galleries in Dumfries & Galloway, the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, the Shetland Museum & Archives, and the Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore are just a few of the places you can uncover fascinating facts about Scotland's history and heritage on your wellness holiday.
WELLNESS SPAS AND RELAXATION RETREATS
Book yourself in for a luxury spa day at one of the many spa hotels, resorts and getaways located across the country. Head to a prestigious castle, relax amongst towering Scottish mountains, indulge in four-star hotels, or pamper yourself on a city break - the opportunities are endless. On Loch Tay, why not spoil yourself at the Taymouth Marina? This lochside hot box sauna is a new addition to the shores of Loch Tay and is surrounded by a fire pit, panoramic windows, and gorgeous woodland views wherever you turn. Other places that won't disappoint is the Fairmont St Andrews and the Isle of Eriska Spa in Argyll, to name a few.
Ever fancied a relaxing retreat amidst the swooping valleys and towering mountains of the Highlands? The Body Toolkit Retreat teaches you the key tools and techniques to combat stress and negative thoughts, all whilst relaxing in tranquil surroundings of the Scottish Highlands. These retreats are guaranteed to leave you feeling rejuvenated and nourished, with the skills and mindset to achieve your goals at a health spa in Scotland.
Why not relax your body with a soothing massage at a health retreat in Scotland? A deep tissue or Swedish massage is great for putting your muscles at ease and getting rid of all the knots and sore spots. Stobo Castle in the Scottish Borders will be offering a range of body treatments among the stunning southern landscapes in 2021.