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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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 >

Blue Lobster Coastal Cottage, Scottish Borders, Lower Burnmouth, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, Borders.

With views over Burnmouth Bay and a bright cheerful interior, this homely cottage could be ideal for a coastal holiday close to Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Price range from £244 to £522 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

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

Sneuk Head, Kingussie, Highland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Cairngorms National Park.

Comfortable good quality 3 bedroom holiday cottage which is both family-friendly and pet-friendly, located in the tranquil village of Lynchat close to Glenmore Forest Park and just 13 miles from Aviemore with the stunning scenery of the Cairngorms National Park to be found all around.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £475 to £1000 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07842 398247 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 >

Logie Country House, Pitcaple, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

13 bedroom Tower House, North East Scotland.

Unique 13 bedroom tower house which can be rented as a whole or in parts (8 bedroom house and 5 bedroom wing), with indoor swimming pool, hot tub, cinema, gym and private island, all on a 140 acre country estate, this is a truly special place to stay for a holiday to remember or special occasion such as a wedding.

Special features: free internet access, pool (In main house. Available to guest wing guests 2 hours per day), games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £500 to £1690 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 30 people in 13 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 14
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 01 April 2015 to 02 April 2015; from 07 April 2015 to 16 April 2015; from 21 April 2015 to 23 April 2015;

phone 01224 589282 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Turnberry Holiday Lodge, Dailly, Ayrshire, Scotland

4 bedroom Cottage, Scotland - Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

Smart 4 bedroom holiday lodge with countryside views, located on a leisure park with access to fantastic shared leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, gym and games room, ideal for a relaxing holiday in Ayrshire.

Special features: pool (), games room.

Price range from £306 to £669 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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

phone 013398 81610 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 01 April 2015 to 02 May 2015; from 09 May 2015 to 01 August 2015;

phone 01862832831 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 >

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 >

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 £780 to £970 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01289 384938 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Keeper's Dogs-welcome Cottage, Isle Of Skye, Highlands And Islands , Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, Isle of Skye.

Be a free spirit at the Keeper’s holiday let on the Isle of Skye, a one storey two bedroom self-catering farm cottage surrounded by stunning views and tranquillity, perfect for a nature break.

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 (4)

phone 01244 500 540 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 >

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 01 April 2015 to 17 April 2015; from 04 May 2015 to 24 August 2015;

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

Lochside Houses West Coast, Kilmelford, by Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

3 bedroom Lochside Houses, North Scotland.

Unique collection of holiday homes many of which boast beautiful lochside views, all arranged around Loch Melfort, a private harbour and beach in Argyll and Bute.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £600.00 to £1400.00 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01852 200333 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Royal Deeside Woodland Lodges, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Cairngorm National Park.

Collection of holiday log cabins backing on to a nature reserve in Royal Deeside, with walks next to the nearby loch close by and the Cairngorms National Park within reach for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £575 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

phone 013398 85229 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Linden Lodge, Aviemore, Highland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Near the Cairngorms National Park.

Traditional Scottish holiday cottage with modern, stylish and comfortable interior with a pretty garden and a wonderfully relaxing hot tub, this could be a perfect base for discovering the natural beauty of the Cairngorms National Park.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £625 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07842 398247 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 >

Nutkin Cottage, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway , Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, by Newton Stewart Dumfries & Galloway.

Charming traditional Scottish holiday cottage with tranquil garden and wonderful rural location just by the outskirts of Kirroughtree Forest in Galloway Forest Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £299 to £510 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 01 April 2015 to 04 April 2015; from 11 April 2015 to 18 April 2015; from 09 May 2015 to 16 May 2015;

phone 01671403905 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 >

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