Self catering and country cottages in Scotland

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. 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.

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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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Tigh an Uillt, Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, West Coast of Scotland.

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

Price range from £325 to £625 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 >

Signal Box Cottage in the Cairngorms, Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

1 bedroom Unusual Holiday Cottage, Scottish Cairngorms.

Perfect for a unique holiday in Scotland, the Signal Box will appeal to those looking to stay somewhere unusual with its wonderful mountain views of the Cairngorms and countryside vistas, this fantastic property promises a holiday to remember.

Price range from £250 to £562 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

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

Craig Cottage, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage with Riverside Garden, North Scotland.

Unique holiday cottage set in a naturally beautiful conservation area by the Bridge of Alvah, close to woodlands and with a river flowing by the bottom of the garden.

Price range from £275 to £650 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01261 812191 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Harvey Cottage, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Country Cottage, Royal Deeside.

Good quality pet-friendly cottage with lovely tranquil garden, enjoy hill walking and a variety of other activities in the Cairngorms National Park as well as the best of Royal Deeside on a holiday here.

Price range from £325 to £475 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 013398 81610 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Atlas Holiday Lodge, Cawdor, Inverness-shire, Scotland

4 bedroom Log Cabin, Highlands.

With a suitably impressive name, this is a fabulous 4 bedroom wooden holiday lodge, with a stylish modern interior making this property ideal for a relaxing break, the outdoor hot tub and sauna work together to make this a supremely relaxing place to stay, all situated conveniently close to Inverness and the Inverness-shire coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £947 to £1746 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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

Benview Holiday Lodges, Balfron Station, Lanarkshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Pine Lodge, Trossachs and Loch Lomond.

Standing beneath the Ben Ledi hills, these six wonderful wooden holiday lodges are surrounded by spectacular Scottish scenery, each with their own private garden and barbecue and some with private hot tubs, with the advantage of a restaurant, coffee shop, gift shop, hot tub and children’s play park all on site.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £450 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01360 850 001 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Guthrie Court, Gleneagles Village, Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Tayside.

Lovely spacious holiday apartment situated on private grounds next to the world famous Gleneagles Hotel and Golf Resort, with a balcony from the dining room offering views over the hotel grounds and a luxury bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath to soothe your muscles after golfing or sightseeing.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £500 to £825 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07719023656 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Ghillie's Dogs-welcome Cottage, Highlands And Islands , 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: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

phone 01244 500 540 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


Next availability: from 04 March 2015 to 17 April 2015; from 04 May 2015 to 24 August 2015;

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

Keil View Dog-Friendly Holiday House, Fort william, Highland, Scotland

4 bedroom , Highlands.

Large spacious 4 bedroom Highland holiday house with some fantastic leisure facilities on offer, making this a great place to stay for groups of friends or family, enjoy a relaxing holiday with a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and games room on site.

Special features: pool (), games room.

Price range from £1095 to £2495 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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

Monzievaird Lochside Estate, Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Lochside Pine Lodge and Cottages, Central Scotland.

Charming wooden chalets with either loch-side or woodland views, located amongst beautiful woodlands in Perthshire, Scotland.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £430 to £995 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01764652586 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Robin Rigg View Coastal Cottage, Southern Scotland , Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, South West Scotland.

Picture perfect white-washed holiday cottage with modern comfortable interior and distant views of nearby hills, just 4 miles from the coast and the local sandy beach.

Price range from £337 to £738 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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

Nant Hall Romantic Retreat, Taynuilt, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

1 bedroom , Argyll & The Isles.

Unique romantic holiday cottage with one bedroom, spacious interior and attractive gardens, set next to stunning countryside and close to Oban, could be ideal for a couple looking to discover some of the best of the West Coast of Scotland.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £303 to £503 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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

Cairnsmore Stable Cottage, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway , Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, South West Scotland.

Two bedroom country cottage located on the Cairnsmore Estate close to hills, forests and a tranquil nature reserve, both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £325 to £525 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 07 March 2015 to 14 March 2015; from 22 March 2015 to 11 April 2015; from 18 April 2015 to 16 May 2015;

phone 01671 404085 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Inshcraig Family Cottage, Highlands And Islands , Kincraig, Highland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Cairngorms National Park.

Beautiful rural retreat cottage sleeping 6 and nestled next to open countryside close to Kincraig within the Cairngorms National Park.

Price range from £360 to £728 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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

Taigh Fiodha, Tain, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland

3 bedroom Pine Lodge, Moray Firth.

Dog-friendly 3 bedroom log cabin nestled by trees with lovely views out towards the nearby hills and mountains and just a short walk from nearby sandy beaches, Inverness is also just a 40 minute drive away and the Highlands within reach for day trips.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £415 to £650 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 04 March 2015 to 02 May 2015; from 09 May 2015 to 01 August 2015;

phone 01862832831 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cheviot View, Berwick on Tweed, Berwickshire, Scotland

4 bedroom Country House, The Scottish Borders.

Four bedroom high quality country holiday home with fantastic views of the nearby countryside and a large garden, family-friendly and up to 2 pet dogs welcome.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £550 to £1250 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07842 398247 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Barn Dogs-welcome Cottage, Staffin, Isle Of Skye, Highlands And Islands , Staffin, Isle of Skye, Scotland

1 bedroom Cottage, Highlands.

It’s good to get away to peace, relaxation and tranquillity with a cottage holiday on the Isle of Skye; this one bedroom holiday cottage is in the charming coastal village of Staffin and sleeps up to three people, this could be a great base from which to discover the inspirational landscape and coastline of the Isle of Skye.

Price range from £239 to £489 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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

Stranduff Lodge Croft, Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

4 bedroom Cottage, Royal Deeside.

A fine stone-built holiday cottage with 4 bedrooms located in Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire, standing in over half an acre of gardens.

Price range from £300 to £650 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01224 314 673 emailClick here to email owner more info >

5 Innes Maree Cottage (Dogs Welcome), Wester Ross, Highlands And Islands , Poolewe, Highland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Northern Scotland.

Located by the banks of Loch Ewe, this holiday cottage benefits from a fantastic location and is nestled by outstanding Highland scenery, with 3 bedrooms this dog-friendly cottage comfortably accommodates up to 6 people.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £306 to £660 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

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

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