Self-catering country cottages in Scotland for walkers

Scotland is a superb country for walkers - it features a varied beauty with a wealth of unspoilt areas and walks on both the flat and uphill. There are forest with waymarked trails, munros to climb, peaceful lochs to walk around and national trails like the Speyside Way to follow.

Scotland also promises tranquility and some truly awe inspiring scenery.  Please click on any cottage photographs below to find out more about the walking holidays in Scotland featured below.

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Luxury self-catering cottages on the West Coast of Scotland


cottages in scotland for walkersThese fabulous lochside lodges are in a truly excellent location in Argyll and Bute.  Located on the Scottish West Coast, this has to be one of the most naturally appealing parts of Scotland with waterways galore.  All in all there are 15 lodges here, all of which benefit from shared use of the private beach and harbour.  A stay here could be wonderful for those who enjoy country walks, hiking or boating.   For a wonderfully relaxing time, most lodges offer private saunas and luxurious spa baths!

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Lochead Cottage (3 star) - west coast of Scotland


cottage for walking holidays west coastEllary Cottages have a fantastic collection of cottages on the west coast of Scotland including some wonderful waterside properties.  Imagine waking up to views of Loch Caolisport and breathing in fresh Scottish air.  This is a beautiful part of Scotland, and a great place to discover on foot.  

For more information and inspiration see the Ellary Estate website which outlines in more detail what a stay in this part of Scotland has to offer.  Activities available nearby include walking, hiking, cycling, boating and fishing.  Who could wish for more?

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Self-catering holiday cottages on Speyside and the Highlands


Cottage in Scotland near Speyside WayA stay at Hollybush House could be an excellent choice for those who want to walk the Speyside Way.  This 4 bedroom self catering cottage is located just 20 miles from Grantown on Spey.  Speyside offers fabulous walking country with woodlands, hills and excellent wildlife watching.  

Discover the whisky trail and sample high quality, locally produced whisky or enjoy fishing whilst on a holiday here.  This comfortable cottage benefits from close proximity to the River Spey and there is easy access to the river from this house.

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Wonderful setting for walking holidays in central Scotland

walking holidays central scotlandScottish Perthshire offers some excellent walking opportunities.  Discover various woodland and hill walks.  One of the best has to be the woodland trail that leads to the fabulous Queen’s View.  From this view point you can take in fantastic views of Loch Tummel and the Allean Forest.  For somewhere to stay why not consider a stay at Wester Lix Cottages?

There are two cottages in this wonderful setting in the Perthshire Hills.  Glen Dochart is within the Loch Lomond National Park and is a fine rural setting.  

Jonna’s Cottage has 2 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 4 in comfortable homely accommodation.  What’s more this cottage has a private sauna, what more could you wish for after a day of hill walking?

The Farmhouse is a stone built cottage with 2 bedrooms and is a delightful pet-friendly property.  

For more information about a stay here get in touch with David or Gill who will be pleased to help advise you on what there is to see and do in this part of Scotland.  There is some idyllic lochside countryside to discover in Perthshire.  A stay at Wester Lix can be excellent for walking holidays but if you have an interest in photography do get in touch with David as specialist photography holidays are also available at set times of year.

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