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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Lazy Day Cottages, Fishwick, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Pine Lodge, Scottish Borders.

Collection of three luxurious 5 star rated log cabins in the Borders countryside, facilities here include a lovely bubbly hot tub and Finnish sauna.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £850 to £1055 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 11 December 2016 to 23 December 2016; from 04 January 2017 to 27 January 2017; from 30 January 2017 to 06 February 2017;

phone 01289 384938 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 11 December 2016 to 30 December 2016; from 06 January 2017 to 09 September 2017;

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

The Tackroom, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Galloway South West Scotland.

Get away from it all with a break at this charming Scottish country cottage, with one double bedroom, this property is ideal for a couple looking to enjoy a relaxing break in a tranquil part of Dumfries and Galloway.

Price range from £285 to £455 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 11 December 2016 to 27 December 2016; from 03 January 2017 to 01 July 2017;

phone 01671 404085 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Williamscraig Country Cottages, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland

3 bedroom Collection of Rural Country Cottages, Central Scotland.

Get away to the unspoilt West Lothian countryside for a relaxing cottage break, just 20 minute's train ride from Edinburgh yet a world away in terms of tranquility and relaxation, each holiday cottage is equipped with its own private bubbly hot tub and there is a fantastic children's play park with swings, seesaw and slides to keep the kids entertained.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £525 to £995 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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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 >

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 £440 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 11 December 2016 to 16 December 2016; from 21 December 2016 to 23 December 2016; from 09 January 2017 to 13 January 2017;

phone 07583 436040 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 02 January 2017 to 11 February 2017; from 25 February 2017 to 08 April 2017; from 22 April 2017 to 27 May 2017;

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

Ellary Cottages, Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, West Coast Scotland - Mid Argyll.

A collection of high quality cottages, most of which are beautifully located right next to the sea, in secluded settings in gorgeous Argyll and Bute in Scotland.

Price range from £298 to £705 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 21 December 2016 to 28 December 2016;
Late availability: from 18 December 2016 to 28 December 2016;

phone 01880 770232 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Fairview, Isle of South Uist, Western Isles, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, South Uist.

Escape to South Uist for a unique and memorable holiday in this beautiful part of the Outer Hebrides, discover stunning unspoilt sandy beaches, clear waters, enjoy salmon and sea trout fishing, bird watching, hill walking and even whale watching in season during a stay at this good value and welcoming cottage.

Price range from £350 to £450 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01878 700857 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 >

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 >

Braewood Countryside Cottage, near the Great Glen Way, Whitebridge, Highland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Highlands.

This detached cottage is situated in the village of Whitebridge, within driving distance to Inverness in Scotland and it sleeps six people in three bedrooms.

Price range from £345 to £702 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 11 December 2016 to 30 December 2016; from 04 January 2017 to 11 March 2017; from 18 March 2017 to 13 May 2017;

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

Glen Euchar Holiday House, Kilninver near Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

4 bedroom , Scotland - Argyll & The Isles.

Rural retreat with 4 bedrooms and a lovely bubbly hot tub with some spectacular countryside views, close to the coast and just 10 miles from the charming seaside town of Oban.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £507 to £1191 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Late availability: from 22 December 2016 to 29 December 2016;

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

Atlas Holiday Lodge, Cawdor, Inverness-shire, Scotland

4 bedroom Eco-Friendly Lodge, 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)


Next availability: from 11 December 2016 to 23 December 2016; from 30 December 2016 to 31 December 2016; from 02 January 2017 to 11 February 2017;

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

Rosemount Country House, Blairgowrie, Highland, Scotland

8 bedroom Large Country House, Angus & Fife.

Impressive Scottish large country house with spacious rooms and 8 bedrooms, this pet-friendly property offers secluded gardens which feature a small outdoor heated swimming pool which is available in the summer months, great place for groups of friends or family looking to holiday altogether or celebrate a special occasion in the Scottish Highlands.

Special features: free internet access, pool ().

Price range from £1495 to £2650 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 11 December 2016 to 16 December 2016; from 09 January 2017 to 11 February 2017; from 14 February 2017 to 17 February 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 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


Next availability: from 11 December 2016 to 30 December 2016;

phone 013398 81610 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 >

Craig Alvah Lodge, Bridge of Alvah, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

6 bedroom Large Country House, Speyside.

Stunning luxurious holiday lodge with 6 bedrooms, private indoor swimming pool and three acres of gardens, located on one of the finest fishing estates in Scotland.

Special features: free internet access, pool (within house), games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £2400 to £3200 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 12 December 2016 to 23 December 2016; from 04 January 2017 to 06 January 2017; from 09 January 2017 to 13 January 2017;

phone 01261 812191 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glengoyne, Glenlivet and Macallan at Gavinburn Cottages, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottages, Central Scotland.

Treat your family to a stay at one of the superb high quality 2 bedroom cottages at this fantastic location by the Kilpatrick Hills, just half an hour's train ride from Glasgow and only 15 minutes' drive from Loch Lomond, with a children's play park on site, a Nintendo Wii in each cottage and mountain biking trails close by, a stay here will appeal to all of the family.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £530 to £680 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01389 841815 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Oyster Catcher Dogs-welcome Cottage, Southern Scotland, Southerness, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, South West Scotland.

This is an outstanding 2 bedroom holiday home with an attractive garden and an outstanding setting right by the beach in the village of Southerness, enjoy sea views all day long with a stay at this very special dog-friendly holiday cottage.

Price range from £266 to £572 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Late availability: from 07 January 2017 to 04 February 2017;

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

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