Respite & Breaks

Poppyscotland’s Breaks are available to all members of the Armed Forces community, whether they are serving personnel, veterans or their families, including Reservists. We recognise that a short break can play a significant role in reducing stress and boosting health.

Our respite services are also available to those who are in genuine need of a break. Please note that all applications are assessed on a basis of need and means.

For more information please call 0131 550 1557 or email

Break Away

The Break Away service is available for veterans aged 65 and over, offering tailor-made breaks across the UK.

Break Centre Breaks

You could enjoy time away at The Royal British Legion’s Break Centres in England and Northern Ireland. These are equivalent to high-standard, hotel-style accommodation.