Respitality in Scotland in partnership with the hospitality, tourism and leisure industry in Scotland have the following breaks on offer offer to carers across Scotland.  You must be registered as an unpaid carer to take part and have access to zoom for the virtual breaks. If you are interested, please make contact by email to

Anne our short breaks volunteer will then contact you.

Breaks are on a first come first served basis and are likely to be offered to carers across Scotland.  Please do not be disappointed if you are not successful - keep trying!!



CLC Duchally Country Estate


1 week stay in a two bedroom lodge which sleep up to 6 people with a living room and kitchen.

Dates available are:

5th November 2021 – 12th November 2021

If you are interested, please make contact by email to



Stage 2000 music lessons

Voucher for 2 x half hour music lessons. Wide range of instruments to choose from. This can be done virtually.



Action Glen of Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels would like to offer 50 family tickets for their Adventure Park at Crieff Hydro! If you are interested and for further information, please make contact by email to


There are a variety of online virtual activities available.  If you are interested and would like more information, then please make contact by email to Anne our short breaks volunteer will then contact you.

The Virtual Courses are - 

Soap Making for Beginners with Dook

Photography Fundamentals with Nigel John

Flowers for the Home with Pyrus

Cook A Long – Intro to Sweet Tartlets with Flora Shedden

Make Your Own Wall Hanging with Sophie Charles


2 Hour Gin Distiller Experience with 1881 Distillery Gin School at Peebles Hydro

- on Thursday 23rd September.  The Gin Distilling class will be held within the state of the art 1881 Distillery gin school. You will be welcomed  through the doors and with a large Hydro Gin 1881 ‘London Dry’ gin and tonic in your hand to get things started and many more to follow.


Single Cask Tasting Tours with Dewars Aberfeldy Distillery


Dewars Aberfeldy Distillery would like to offer an unpaid carer and a companion a Complimentary Cask Tasting Tours with lunch in their café. Dewars have advised this offer is unlimited and ongoing so please take advantage where you can!

COVID-19 AMENDMENTS: Dewars advise - We are taking 8 people on our tours at present, however group bookings are set at a maximum of 6 people. Social distancing is in place throughout the tour both for visitors and our guides. There have been a few changes made to the visitor centre in light of covid;

One way system throughout the building
Face masks are mandatory at all times, except when eating or taking a drink
Temperature checks and track and trace questions on arrival
Social distancing of 2m
Access to the production area is temporarily unavailable due to Covid-19. We are instead showing a film in our warehouse to explain the production process with samples to give you a multisensorial production experience.

All of the above apply to both guests and staff. And lastly we have had the ‘Good to Go’ status from Visit Scotland.

Terms & Conditions
Break off excludes travel and accommodation.
Strictly over 18s only. Children can accompany on the tour.
Subject to availability. Ideally mornings in summer season.
Arrival Times: April to October (Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sunday 12noon to 2pm) November to March: (Monday to Saturday 10am to 2pm, Sunday closed.)
Some rooms in the distillery don’t have wheelchair access. Lots of walking. Adjustments available. Full access statement available.

For bookings please email





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