Winter Holiday, Skiing and other Useful Links!
- http://scotskibus.eventbrite.com/ - Glenshee Ski Bus: New service running on Saturday and Sundays from Edinburgh. £45 for return travel and Glenshee Day Ticket. Departs Edinburgh's Regent Road at 6am.
- www.mcdonaldscheeseshop.co.uk - Excellent yummy shop on road to Glenshee leaving Blairgowrie on right hand side; A large selection of cheese from Scottish, remainder of UK, French, Italian to Swiss, especially Gruyere, Emmental and Raclette. Tea, coffee and hot chocolate, plus hot and cold light snacks to take away. For further information contact Caroline or John. Open Tue - Sat 0900 - 1700, Sun 1000 - 1600 (Apr - Sep) and closed Mondays. Tel 01250 872493.
- www.goski.com - "The definitive guide to the world's snowiest spots." including Scottish Resorts. GoSki covers over 2,000 resorts around the world, with area profiles, news, reviews by skiers and riders who've been there, hotspots, travel services and links to even more information.
- www.skiing-europe.net - Ski resorts and Ski vacations in Europe and the USA - well worth a visit.
- www.tigercarrental.com - Tiger Car Rental provides low cost car hire in thousands of locations throughout Europe and Worldwide
- www.snowlife.org.uk - An information and reference guide to skiing and snowboarding
- Whistler Ski Canada - GoSki.ca offers ski vacation info on France and Canada.
Ski Equipment Links
- www.snowcore.co.uk - Snowcore based in Scotland - the ONE STOP Winter Sports Shop offering incredible savings on skis boots bindings and much more!
- www.skitogshire.co.uk - Great company who hire via mail order!
- www.skibraemar.co.uk - Great value ski hire based in Braemar for Glenshee and the Lecht
UK Accommodation Links
- www.highlandholidaylets.co.uk - Quality Scottish Self Catering Accommodation in Inverary
- www.gatwickworthhotel.co.uk - Gatwick Worth Hotel is spread over 60 acres of Crabbet Park in the heart of the Sussex Countryside.Ten minutes from the Gatwick Airport.
Hotels and Self Catering Links
- Chalet Rentals Direct - A very useful website with a database of chalets throughout Europe which you can book direct with the owners.
- www.newyorkstay.com - New York Stay offer a selection of budget Manhattan hotels as well as hostels and apartments.
- www.pisteandpeaks.com - Ski Chalets in Bansko & The Dolomites. Cosy chalets with great food and friendly hosts – great for family and friends.
Useful Travel Links
- Essential Travel Magazine - Fantastic travel magazine from Essential Travel packed with travel ideas for everyone.
- www.rabbies.com - Versatile and efficient coach travel tour company based in Edinburgh
- www.traveline.org.uk - Useful website offering advice on the best way to travel in Scotland whether by bus or coach, train, ferry, or plane.
- www.croftminicoaches.co.uk - Croft Coach Hire provides coach hire with drivers in Glasgow, Scotland. Our coaches are 12 seat, 16 seat, 32 seat and 40 seater coaches
- www.gseabroad.com - Summer Study Abroad - Global Student Experience provides study abroad programs in Europe, Australia, Argentina and the UK
- http://travel-to-newyork.info/ - A free advisory website that hosts articles for travellers to New York City, its accommodations, transportation, historical landmarks, shopping mall, and many more.
Useful Weather and Travel Links
- www.theweatheroutlook.com - For long range weather forecasts at the Scottish ski resorts. You must select "Scotland" and then the ski resort from the drop down box on the "Ski and Snowboard Forecast and Graphs" page.
- www.metoffice.gov.uk/loutdoor/mountainsafety / - All you need to know about the weather with forecasting for Scottish mountain weather (Scottish West Highlands includes Nevis Range and Scottish East Highlands includes Glenshee)
- www.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast - Post code search for local weather forecasts
- www.trafficscotland.org - Details of any weather warnings, or travel disruption on Scottish Roads
- www.theaa.com - For up to date road condition reports including roads affected by snow
- www.multimap.com - Route planner with maps & directions
Other Useful Activity & Info
- www.wildsideuk.com - Seeking some wild adventure? - check this site out!
- www.quadbiketours.co.uk - Fabulous off road quad bike tours through forest tracks and moorland
- www.forestry.gov.uk/wolftrax - Mountain bike hire/tours and trails for biking walking and ponytrekking. On site café to refresh! Car parking and use of the trails is free.
- www.snowsportscotland.org - Industry governing body for snowsports in scotland
- www.exploringscotland.co.uk - Website directory of things to see and do in Scotland
Garden & Lifestyle Links
- www.fifelandscaping.com - Tree Consultancy and Landscaping services based in Fife, Scotland
- www.caber-records.com - Caber Records produces bagpipe music and traditional Scottish folk music available for MP3 download.
- Ellory Tree Care - Based in Ipswich, Suffolk UK, Ellory Tree Care provide a professional and caring solution to all your tree and garden needs.
Business Development Links
- www.businessfinder.co.uk - Useful Business Directory
- www.freetimewebgroup.co.uk - Excellent provider of affordable web design, advice and maintenance packages including SEO (search engine optimisation)