Journalist John Davidson headed to the Highlands for a family break - the family stayed at Aviemore Youth Hostel.
"Climbing hills, riding bikes, sledging and skiing – just a few of the fun activities on offer in Aviemore that will get the kids out and about whatever the season.
We spent a weekend at the town’s youth hostel in December, staying in a private family room with use of the shared kitchen and living room facilities.
The children love the hostelling experience. They enjoy the space, the freedom and even the responsibility – our older two become so much more helpful than they are at home when we’re at a hostel!"
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