CUSTOMISED TOURS OF SCOTLAND IN MARCH
Nordic Visitor specialises in custom-made travel experiences in Scotland, so it’s possible to book a privately-guided or self-drive tour in March to see Scotland at your own pace. With a custom private tour in Scotland, you will get the peace of mind of a local expert guide and driver, who will take you around the country in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle and tell you all about Scottish history as well as share funny anecdotes and stories.
If you prefer to do the driving in Scotland in March, we make it easy for you as all Nordic Visitor self-drive tours include vehicle rentals with free GPS and two authorised drivers, so you can share the driving responsibilities with a travel mate.
WEATHER IN SCOTLAND IN MARCH & DAYLIGHT HOURS
It’s common at this time of year to experience all four seasons in one day, though the weather in Scotland in March is generally mild. In fact, the average daytime temperature in Scotland in March is about 6 °C (43°F). Does it snow in Scotland in March? There may be a bit of snowfall, particularly in the mountains, but rain is more common in most parts of the country in this month.
Wondering what to pack for Scotland in March? We strongly advise bringing a good raincoat and warm layers, like thermal garments, fleeces and sweaters. A cap, scarf and gloves are also smart to have. Planning to do some hiking in Scotland in March? Then don't forget to pack comfortable walking shoes or boots, ideally waterproof.
What about sunrise and sunset in Scotland in March? In mid-March you can expect nearly 12 daylight hours per day, roughly between 6:45 AM and 6:30 PM. Can you see the northern lights in Scotland in March? While not nearly as common as in Scandinavia or Iceland, it may be possible to view strong displays of the northern lights in Scotland in March in the far north.
WHERE TO GO & WHAT TO DO IN SCOTLAND IN MARCH
Some historic attractions may close or have limited opening hours in winter, but there are still many places to visit in Scotland in March -- even out in the Scottish countryside! Feel like exploring the sights on a road trip in Scotland in March? Below are some of our suggestions for where to visit in Scotland in March.
With about a week on a Nordic Visitor self-drive tour starting from Edinburgh, you can drive through the Scottish Highlands. With overnights in Highland areas like Fort William and Loch Lomond, you can enjoy some of the most popular things to do in Scotland in March, such as visiting Loch Ness, Trossachs National Park, Eilean Donan Castle, Glencoe, Stirling Castle and other amazing attractions. You can also visit the Isle of Skye and see its famous landscapes like the Old Man of Storr and Kilt Rock.
Don’t want to do any driving on your March tour of Scotland? Then a great way for you to travel in Scotland in March is on a Nordic Visitor privately-guided tour, which is perfect for travellers interested in whisky tasting, Scottish heritage or filming locations from the hit series Outlander. There are also plenty of things to do in Edinburgh on short March breaks in Scotland. For example, stroll the cobbled streets of The Royal Mile in Edinburgh’s Old Town, visit the Edinburgh Castle, join guided tours into the countryside or take day trips to nearby cities like St Andrews or Glasgow.