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Scotland

Castles, lochs and tales of old… Scotland the land of the midge and a good whiskey of course!

Scotland is known as the land of the midge, so be prepared to encounter these itchy little beasties! Read our Travel Tips here!

Midges are best avoided. But if you’re planning on hiking through a midge swarm, then you need the right clothing! Midge head nets, jackets, mittens and insect repellent will be your saving grace.

Even Midge Netting for your camper van windows and doors are a must. Take a look here at our information page to get clued up on the midgie net jargon.

More Information and Useful Links

  • Travel Tips for Scotland

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  • Midges - Questions and Answers

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  • Insect Repellent Selection Guide

    Not sure about what insect repellent is best for your holiday destination? Don't worry, we've created a selection guide to help! It gives you insights into diseases, insects and risk to health to help you make an informed choice.

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