Self catering holiday cottages in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland

Thurso is a remote self-catering holiday destination, located in the most northernly part of the Scottish Highlands in an area known as Caithness.  Thurso is known as the most northernly town on the Scottish mainland and is the largest town within Caithness.  Attractive features of Thurso include the beach, the harbour and the sea views from part of the town out towards the Orkney Isles and Dunnet Head.  Enjoy browsing for farmstays, country cottages and remote cottages in and near Thurso.

Facts about Cottage Breaks in Thurso


A cottage holiday in or near Thurso is likely to appeal to those really looking to get away from it all.  This is a remote part of Scotland where you can find unspoilt farmlands, a beautiful coast and much wildlife.  Thurso is considered by many to be a gateway to Orkney due to Thurso’s proximity to the Orkney Isles and the ferries that link the two.  In recent years Thurso has gained prominence as a surfing hotspot due to the strength of the waves in the Pentland Firth and the European surfing championships have been held here.

Attractions in and near Thurso include the coastline with wonderful beach and coastal walks.  At Dunnet near Thurso there are around 2 miles of sandy beach and beach dunes.   Around 15 miles from Thurso is the 5 star award winning Castle and Gardens of Mey which are open for visits between May to September.  There are extensive gardens and parklands at the castle.  Guided tours of the gardens can be booked with the head gardener.  For more information on things to see and do in and near Thurso we recommend that you visit the Tourist Information Centre in Thurso on arrival.  We hope you find the right cottage to rent and that you enjoy browsing for self catering accommodation in or near Thurso

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Featured Self catering country cottages near Thurso, Caithness, Scotland:

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

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Woodside Barn Family Cottage, Near the Lake District National Park, Pennington near Ulverston, Cumbria, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, North England.

Good value pretty 2 bedroom stone-built holiday cottage boasting a modern, light and airy interior, just 3 miles from Ulverston and close to the Cumbrian Way and the beautiful Lake District National Park.

Price range from £166 to £365 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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Tyddyn Goronwy Beach Cottage, Coastal Snowdonia, Talybont, Gwynedd, Wales

6 bedroom Farmhouse, Snowdonia National Park.

Stunning holiday farmhouse with 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, beautiful gardens and impressive sea and mountain views and with a location within the coastal area of Snowdonia National Park, this is a fantastic high quality spacious holiday home which is ideal for groups of friends or family looking to holiday close to the seaside and is just 10 minutes walk from the local award winning beach.

Special features: free internet access, pool (use of indoor pool at owners nearby caravan park between March and November).

Price range from £600 to £2250 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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Dragon Hill Barn Family Cottage, Near the Peak District National Park, Brassington, Derbyshire, England

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, Midlands.

Lovely 2 bedroom stone-built barn conversion with a good quality interior and a location in a pretty little village close to Matlock and the Peak District National Park.

Price range from £187 to £435 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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River House Coastal Cottage, Sneem, County Kerry, South West , Sneem, Kerry, Ireland

6 bedroom Riverside Holiday House, South West Ireland.

With river views and a very comfortable high quality interior which includes granite work tops in the kitchen and a Jacuzzi bath, this is a luxury Irish holiday home and could be a great base for discovering some of the best of Kerry on a cottage holiday.

Price range from £327 to £1109 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

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