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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from EmbraceScotland!


If you're still dreaming of a New Year getaway, it's not too late!  Find the perfect holiday cottage to experience a Scottish Hogmanay with our New Year Breaks and Last Minute Offers.


We hope you have the opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends over the festive season, and enjoy a prosperous New Year.

Embrace all that Scotland has to offer in 2012 - for fantastic value for money and an authentic experience of Scotland, visit EmbraceScotland. 

Holiday Ideas from the Homepage
Holiday inspiration for 2012!
Thinking about next year's holidays?  Go straight to the Scottish holiday you've been searching for, or find inspiration for your next break, with our homepage holiday ideas.  

This month we focussed on Hill Walking and Historic Scotland in our blog.   If you're planning a walking holiday in Scotland or you would like ideas on where to retrace the footsteps of the past, click on the blog posts below.     

3 Steps for Planning a Walking Holiday in Scotland 


Hamper Prize Draw Winner
And the lucky winner is...
HamperAlastair Thomson from Dumfries!  Alastair has won a scrumptious hamper from Scottish Hampers.  

Thank you to everyone who entered the prize draw by liking us on Facebook.  We use Facebook to keep our fans up to date with all the latest news and offers from EmbraceScotland.  Facebook fans and Twitter followers will also be the first to hear about any future competitions and prize draws!

Extra Special Winter Offers
For extra special breaks

Winter is a magical time to visit Scotland and self-catering over the winter months offers great value for money.  Browse our Extra Special Winter Offers for that added extra, such as vouchers and discounts on weekly rates. 


For a well-deserved rest after the hectic festive season, why not embrace winter from a cosy holiday cottage?  Relax in your own winter wonderland, read a book by the fire, spend time with friends and family... have your ideal winter break at an ideal price.


Featured Scottish Region
January in Scotland's Islands
Take a look at what you can see and do in January in Scotland's Islands, from horse riding on an empty Hebridean beach to fire festivals that will really light up your winter.  Shetland's Up Helly Aa is Europe's largest fire festival and was recently included in Wanderlust Magazine's top 10 alternative winter festivals.  
This beautiful video of Orkney will give you a taste of island life in winter.


Nikon D7000: Orkney Islands at Christmas
Nikon D7000: Orkney Islands at Christmas

Why not really get to know Scotland's Islands from your own home-from-home - browse a selection of self catering in the Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland and holiday homes in the Inner Isles on EmbraceScotland.
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December 2011
In This Issue
Holiday Ideas
Hamper Winner
Special Winter Offers
Featured Scottish Region
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