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!!


7 night stay in Arniston holiday cottage in November 2022

Arniston House Estate would like to offer a week's stay in one of their holiday cottages in November 2022

If you are interested, please make contact by email to



Overnight stay at Station Hotel, Dumfries

Station Hotel in Dumfries would like to offer one nights stay with breakfast to a carer and companion

If you are interested, please make contact by email to



Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels are offering 1 night bed and breakfast for a carer and companion at the Ballachulish Hotel!

The stay must be booked sometime between 1st Sept 2021 to 31st March 2022.

0If you are interested, please make contact by email to


Leisure Pass for 3 months - Angus

Leisure Pass for three month free use of leisure facilities in Angus run by Angus Alive .  Contact Anne at:



Stage 2000 music lessons

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


Hairdressing Voucher

£25.00 voucher for a cut and blow dry. S.L.A. HAIR is based in Forfar. Contact Anne at 




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



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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