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What We Did on Our Holiday – movie-inspired holidays in the Highlands

19th September 2014 Print

Make like a movie star and head to the Scottish Highlands for a break inspired by new film, What We Did on Our Holiday, starring David Tennant, Rosamund Pike and Billy Connolly. offers a range of stunning properties in the region where families can enjoy memorable moments and follow in the footsteps of the stars. With a year in the spotlight, including hosting the Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup, the holiday property letting company has seen almost 15,000 Scottish holiday nights booked for 2014*.

Feel like true Hollywood royalty with a holiday at Kirkstone Lodge, Aviemore (7mls SW), Central Highlands and Islands. The stunning property features sleek modern design and comes complete with hot tub and sauna. Beautifully positioned in a rural location with spectacular views to the Cairngorm Mountain Range, the lodge is ideal for an active holiday break of walks and cycling as well as trips to the nearby wildlife park or Cairngorm Funicular Railway. The three bedroom property sleeps up to six people and one dog is allowed. Price for seven nights from 28 November is £934.

Turn the usual family holiday into an action adventure and explore the world famous Loch Ness on the hunt for its infamous monster. Strathglass Lodge, Loch Ness (12.5mls W), Central Highlands and Islands, is ideal for a family break – complete with the pet pooch – and serves as the perfect spot for relaxing after a day of fun and frolics in the Scottish countryside. Families can also enjoy a day of trout or salmon fishing or try out pony trekking. The two bedroom property sleeps up to four people and up to two dogs are allowed. Price for seven nights from 18 October is £335.

Enjoy a fairy-tale inspired break at Gingerbread Lodge in Lochgilphead (15mls N), Central Highlands and Islands. The peaceful Victorian cottage offers views over open countryside and Kilmartin Glen, and is ideal for a relaxing retreat. Holidaymakers can head into Kilmartin for a country hill walk, a spot of fishing or to enjoy the local seafood while watching the boats pass by in the Crinian Canal. The two bedroom property sleeps up to four. Price for seven nights from 4 October is £467.

With self-catering properties around the country including everything from cosy barn conversions on working farms, to grand mansions and country houses, is an independent, family business that has been offering award winning UK holidays since 1979. All properties are personally inspected by the dedicated property team to deliver the high standards expected and the friendly booking team are always on hand to assist with the quick and easy booking process.

What We Did on Our Holiday will be released in cinemas across the UK on 26 September 2014.

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