There are plenty of reasons why spring is a wonderful time for a family camping trip and plenty more why Scotland is such a delightful camping destination. There is much to see and do for the whole family all throughout the year, but why not head out this Easter to enjoy some of the Easter themed family-fun events across the country? This Easter, embrace the joys of Spring and take the whole family out to enjoy some frolics in the fresh air.
Special events are happening at many of Scotland's most popular historic sites, so whichever part of the UK you are coming from and whichever part of Scotland you plan to visit, you will find plenty going on for the Easter weekend.
For example, you can enjoy Easter Weekend at Scone Palace in Perth, take part in the Easter Egg-stravaganza at the Scottish Crannog Centre, on the banks of Loch Tay. You can find plenty of fun for adults and kids alike at Traquair house. The Easter eggstravaganza there is the largest such event in the Borders.
Cadbury Egg Hunts are taking place this Easter at a wide range of National Trust Properties across Scotland, at locations that reflect the country's fascinating history. At Alloa Tower, children can enjoy a range of Easter crafts. Historic Scotland are offering Easter Eggsplorer Trails around a number of abbeys, castles, palaces and forts across the nation.
As well as all the Easter themed fun at Scotland's historic sites, you will also be able to choose from a wide range of outward bound activities that are perfect for those who want to blow away the cobwebs this spring in the great outdoors. Adventurous families will find exploration on the waters, on the islands and up the mountains can be great bonding experiences and there are plenty of options for those who want a little help and guidance to introduce their younger kids to a new adventure. Why not try canoeing or kayaking, for example, take a mountain bike ride or a wildlife walk through ancient woodlands.
This Easter, somewhere in Scotland, your perfect family camping trip could be waiting. Plan your last minute trip for the weekend today to make sure you do not miss out on the magic, mayhem and mud!