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The Highland Council School Holidays

The Highland Council school holidays and term dates for 2021 and 2022. Use our search for holidays in Aviemore, Boat of Garten + Nethy

Looking for a break when the kids are off in Highland? Our handy links take you to holiday dates that fit with Highland Council term dates.

Aviemore in the stunning Cairngorm National Park has so much to do for families and is the perfect choice for your next family holiday. All our lodges are family friendly, all have hot tubs and pets are always welcome too. All bookings made with igloo are covered by our fairness guarantee - so if your plans need to change your holiday can too.

September break The Highland Council 2021

  • 13th and 14th September (in service days)

October Holidays The Highland council 2021

Christmas and New Year Holidays The Highland Council 2021/2022

  • School closes on 22nd December
  • holidays 23rd December to 5th January
  • School opens 6th January 2022

Search Christmas 22 - 29th Dec
Search Christmas  20 - 27th Dec
Search New Year

February Holidays The Highland Council 2022

  • mid term holiday - Monday 21st February
  • mid term holiday - Tuesday 22nd February
  • in-service day Wednesday 23rd February

Search the week long February break
Search the weekend break
Search the midweek break

April or Easter holidays in The Highland Council 2022

  • Term ends 1st April 2022
  • Spring holiday Monday 4th April to 15th April 2022
  • School opens on Tuesday 19th April

Search the 1st week of the holidays
Search the 2nd week of the holidays
Search for a weekend break

May Holidays in The Highland Council 2022

  • May day holiday- Monday 2nd May 2022
  • In service holiday - Thursday 5th may 2022

Search May weekend break

Summer Holidays in The Highland Council 2022

  • Term ends Thursday 30th 
  • Holidays Friday 1st July 
  • In-service day - Monday 15th August
  • School returns - Tuesday 16th August

Search 1st to 8th of July 2022
Search 8th to 15th July 2022
Search 15th to 22nd July 2022
Search 22nd to 29th July 2022
Search 29th July to 5th August 2022
Search 5th August to 12th August 2022
Search 12th August to 19th August 2022
Search weekend 12th to 15th August 2022

September Holidays in The Highland Council 2022

  • in-service Monday 12th September 2022
  • in service Tuesday 13th September 2022

Search weekend break


October Holidays in The Highland Council 2022

  • Term ends Friday 7th October
  • October break - 10th to 21st October
  • Term starts Monday 24th October

Search 1st  week of the holidays
Search 2nd week of the holidays



Christmas Holidays The Highland Council 2022/2023

  • Term ends Thursday 22nd December
  • Holidays Friday 23rd December to Friday 6th January 2023
  • School returns Monday 9th January 

Search Christmas week
Search New Year


Book with confidence - our Fairness guarantee.

We know plans can change so we have designed igloo to be flexible - all bookings can be moved without penalty, our deposits are refundable and if there are travel restrictions that affect your stay you will be entitled to a refund. To book we just require a 25% deposit and the balance is due 30 days before your stay. Our fairness guarantee

The School holiday dates on this page have been taken from the Highland Council website and may be subject to change. Correct as of 4th Aug 2021.


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