Self catering and country cottages in Scotland

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Scotland, or bonny Scotland as it is aptly named, is a great location for a country cottage holiday. Self catering and country cottages in Scotland are popular due to the flexibility and home from home feel that they offer. The Scottish islands are particularly peaceful and just wonderful for relaxing breaks. There are opportunities throughout the Scottish countryside for wildlife watching and Scotland attracts many keen golfers and fishers. The Highlands of Scotland are world renowned for their beauty and Aberdeenshire is well known for its castle trail and numerous whisky distilleries. Scotland has a real soulfulness to it. In Scotland you can be immersed and amazed by the power of nature. There are glens, lochs, mountains and beaches.

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If you are looking for a really remote or truly tranquil holiday, in certain parts of Scotland, it is possible to find a place where you can really get away from everything and pretty much everyone and regain some calm.

The Scots themselves tend to be a friendly and welcoming people who can make a self catering holiday that bit more enjoyable with their friendly nature. Also if you enjoy wildlife watching, whilst on a cottage holiday in Scotland you may be lucky enough to spot amazing wildlife such as eagles, deer or wildcats. At the Moray Firth you can dolphin watch and from islands such as Shetland or Orkney and the Isle of Skye it’s even possible to go whale watching. Whatever you like to do on holiday, from walking, golfing or castle visiting, Scotland really does have it all.

Whilst taking a break in Scotland there are various local delicacies that you can sample including haggis for the adventurous and salmon for those who prefer to play it safe. For a warm glow you may want to try a ‘wee’ dram of whisky. There are a variety of different restaurants in Scotland that you may wish to try whilst on your break including award winning Michelin starred establishments. Self catering accommodation in Scotland includes lochside cottages for a truly romantic setting, luxury lodges, cottages in the country, seaside cottages and even castles for a truly stately feel. If you are going away as part of a large group you may wish to find a country house or large house whereas if it is just accommodation for the two of you that you need then you may instead wish to book a romantic retreat. Whatever the exact type of cottage that you opt for, we are confident that you will enjoy the warmth and beauty of Scotland on your holiday. Scotland is an awe inspiring country which many fall in love with.


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Grouse Farm Cottage, Johnstonebridge, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Scotland.

Charming dog-friendly and family-friendly farm cottage situated close to Lockerbie.

Price range from £319 to £698 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 01 April 2017; from 15 April 2017 to 24 April 2017; from 01 May 2017 to 16 May 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glen Prosen Cottage, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Perthshire.

Spacious and stylish, this one bedroom holiday cottage features a large romantic double bedroom (can be made up as a twin on request) and an ensuite shower room.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £419 to £628 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 01 April 2017; from 08 April 2017 to 13 April 2017; from 18 April 2017 to 13 May 2017;

phone 01575 530474 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Greenswangs House, Dalton, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

4 bedroom Large Country House, Dumfriess-shire.

Unique high quality Scottish country house with relaxing hot tub, just 20 minutes drive from Dumfries and Carlisle, ideal for large family gatherings, wedding parties or groups of friends.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £876 to £1927 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01884 849 127 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Gavinburn Cottages, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

4 bedroom Cottage Complex, Central Scotland.

Five luxury self-catering country cottages under 10 miles from both Loch Lomond and Glasgow City Centre (choose from a 1 bed cottage, 2 bed cottages or a 4 bed cottage or book all the cottages altogether by arrangement).

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £350 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01389 841815 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Tigh an Uillt, Strachur near Inverary, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, West Coast of Scotland.

Very special family-friendly cottage in Scotland with panoramic loch and mountain views.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £650 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 0141 334 7222 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cairngorm Lodges, Dinnet nr Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabins, Near the Cairngorms National Park.

A collection of 5 good quality dog-friendly log cabins nestled by woodlands, ideally located for discovering the best of Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland.

Price range from £460 to £645 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 28 March 2017 to 03 April 2017; from 01 May 2017 to 19 June 2017; from 23 June 2017 to 08 July 2017;

phone 07583 436040 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Silverburn Cottage, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, Tayside.

Nestled by a hillside with absolutely glorious views of the surrounding countryside, Silverburn Cottage is an idyllic rural retreat with a high quality interior which has been designed to ensure you have a relaxing holiday, on days out discover the stunning Perthshire Highlands and fall in love with magical Scotland.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £400 to £750 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01887830803 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Unique Tower House near the River Tweed, Coldstream, Borders, Scotland

4 bedroom Tower House, Scotland.

Looking for a unique and special holiday house to rent in the Scottish Borders?.

Price range from £417 to £1078 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 01 April 2017; from 29 April 2017 to 13 May 2017; from 17 May 2017 to 27 May 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Aberfoyle Apartment, Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage Apartment, Scotland.

Get away and discover the beauty and charm of Stirlingshire with a stay in this welcoming holiday apartment.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £245 to £457 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (2)


Next availability: from 01 April 2017 to 08 April 2017; from 15 April 2017 to 27 May 2017; from 03 June 2017 to 24 June 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Ghillie's Country Cottage, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland

2 bedroom Farmstay, Isle of Skye.

Escape from the world to a farm with a river nearby where you can fish on the Isle of Skye in the Scottish Western Isles; two bedroom country cottage accommodates four people in comfort just a short walk from the sea ; come to enjoy a spot of angling, peaceful walks and spectacular sea views.

Price range from £272 to £548 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 15 July 2017 to 17 July 2017; from 19 August 2017 to 26 August 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Nuide Country House, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, Scotland

5 bedroom Large Country House, Cairngorms National Park.

Five bedroom Scottish country house with fantastic views over the surrounding fields and farmlands out to the Monadhliath Mountains and a prime location within the Cairngorms National Park, sleeps groups of up to 10 people.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £850 to £1550 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 08 April 2017; from 15 April 2017 to 27 May 2017; from 03 June 2017 to 10 June 2017;

phone 01271 321941 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Creag Dhubh Country Cottage, Highlands And Islands , Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Cairngorms National Park.

Wooden 2 bedroom holiday lodge nestled in the Cairngorms National Park close to Newtonmore, with a hot tub and cosy interior, this is a relaxing Scottish holiday home.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £346 to £708 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 07 April 2017 to 08 April 2017; from 15 April 2017 to 06 May 2017; from 19 May 2017 to 27 May 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Thorntree Barn, Arnprior, Stirlingshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Central Scotland.

With superb countryside views out to Ben Lomond and the southern uplands from the property and the garden, this lovely 3 bedroom holiday barn is a great place to watch the sunset and is located just outside of the stunning Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park (one of Scotland's most beautiful areas) and is a mere 13 miles from Stirling with its impressive historic castle.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £400 to £700 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 27 March 2017 to 06 April 2017; from 20 April 2017 to 22 April 2017; from 28 April 2017 to 20 May 2017;

phone 01786870710 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Edingtonhill House, Berwick on Tweed, Berwickshire, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House, Scottish Borders.

Edingtonhill House is a high quality 7 bedroom Scottish holiday home offering luxurious accommodation in the heart of the borders of Scotland, with an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and children's play area as well as a fantastic country location, this house really does have it all.

Special features: free internet access, pool (part of house), games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1995 to £4895 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07842 398247 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Deveron Valley Holiday Log Cabins and Cottages, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Holiday Lodge, North East Scotland.

Get away from it all on a log cabin holiday or cottage break and escape to the lovely tranquil Deveron valley by the River Deveron, just 9 miles from Huntly and only 20 minutes' drive from the Aberdeenshire coast with its golden sandy beaches and pretty fishing villages.

Price range from £300 to £700 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01466 780 180 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Turbine House, Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

1 bedroom Cottage, Ellary Estate.

Lovely romantic retreat, an ideal base for discovering just what makes this part of Argyll and Bute so very special.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £395 to £604 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01880 770232 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Romantic Retreat at Gavinburn Cottages, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Central Scotland.

Escape and treat the one you love to a romantic break at this high quality couple's cottage next to the Kilpatrick Hills and within walking distance of the Forth and Clyde Canal, this is a fantastic high quality romantic retreat just 15 minutes' car ride from the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and a mere 30 minutes' train ride from Glasgow.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £390 to £470 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01389 841815 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Castle Menzies Farm Holiday Cottages, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottages, Highland Perthshire.

A collection of five unique country cottages, each with its own private garden, located within the stunning scenery of the Upper Tay Valley in Highland Perthshire.

Special features: tennis court.

Price range from £290 to £490 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4 star)

phone 01887 820260 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Castleton House Pet Friendly Cottage, Central Scotland , Glamis, Angus, Scotland

6 bedroom Large Country House, Scotland.

Large Scottish country house with 6 bedrooms and attractive gardens, located amongst beautiful countryside close to the village of Glamis, highlights include a snooker room, a piano and games including table tennis and table football, more fun is on offer locally with fishing, walking, cycling and even skiing possible nearby in season.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1135 to £2535 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Courtyard Family Cottage, Central Scotland , Forfar, Angus, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, East Coast Scotland.

This semi detached converted coach house is located next to the owner’s home in the village of Letham, 5 miles from Forfar in Angus, Scotland.

Price range from £350 to £739 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 22 April 2017 to 27 May 2017; from 03 June 2017 to 17 June 2017; from 24 June 2017 to 29 July 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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