The beginning of Spring in the Highlands
It doesn’t matter what time of the year it is, the weather is always going to be unpredictable. The months of March, April, and May are known collectively as spring.
The unpredictable weather in Scotland is a large part of the country's allure. Those of us who live in the Highlands and have personal experience with this phenomenon can attest to the fact that it is possible to witness all four seasons in a single day in this region.
This is the time of year when new life begins to emerge; we experience sudden rain falls and heavy showers, foggy mornings and dramatic rainy days, magnificent rainbows and atmospheric clouds; and then, seemingly out of nowhere, brilliant dramatic skies and warm sunny vistas; an abundance of flora and fauna begin to appear; gorse and rhododendrons begin to bloom and all types of wild life begin to wake up; along with this season snowdrops and cherry blossoms offering many magical
Spring is the time of year when the highlands begin to open, providing travellers with a vast array of activities and attractions to view and visit. Because there are fewer people on the roads during this time of year, some of the more remote areas feel as though they are on the moon, and you won't see another person until you reach another town or a gas station.