Pet-friendly holiday cottages in Scotland where your dog will be most welcome

pet friendly self-catering holidays in Scotland where your dog can accompany you.

Going away for a self-catering holiday in Scotland  and looking for a good quality cottage or comfortable lodge where your dog is an honoured guest?

There is plenty of dogs welcome holiday accommodation all over Scotland including some of the best on this page. It is the stunning countryside and secluded places in Scotland that attracts so many visitors. People simply adore the Western Isles, the Isle of Skye and the lonely beaches. Find remote cottages in natural rural settings untouched by human hand, watch seals on the shore, spot shoals of dolphins out at sea and spot sea birds galore. Scotland is where it is possible to share a beach with only an orange footed oyster catcher, to find driftwood washed up in a gale for an unusual souvenir of your Scottish holiday. Dogs adore walks on isolated beaches  and in places where it is possible to walk for miles without meeting a single soul.

Many remote Scottish holiday cottages can be quite simple but comfortably furnished and may have a log burner to take the chill out of the evening air.  Your dogs would be quite happy with a rug in front of the fire and the prospect of more walks along the coast or hills during your stay.

There is so much awe-inspiring scenery in Scotland; magnificent beaches, the mountains of the Highlands, the tall granite cliffs of Aberdeenshire, the clear rushing waters of salmon rivers such as the Spey and the Dee. Much of Scotland is forested with plenty of way-marked paths and bridleways – excellent for people walking their dogs.

There are several popular Scottish places for cottage breaks that the Scots themselves love and regularly visit, these include the lochside village of Pitlochry, the big lochs of Lomond and Ness, Aviemore for its tourist attractions, Ballater and nearby Balmoral which are surrounded by the Cairngorms and mixed woodland.

It’s case of finding that pet-friendly holiday cottage in a part of Scotland that you would like to visit.  There are fabulous places of natural interest all over Scotland. It is also possible to book a series of cottages for short breaks and tour, say south west Scotland or the Borders.  Read more about Scotland or if there is a cottage that you like shown on this page, call the cottage owners and ask them what there is to do and the best places to see in their area.

Pet-friendly self-catering holidays in Scotland with your dog. Please click on any images shown to view details of the self-catering cottages in Scotland where your dog can accompany you. Find dogs welcome secluded cottages, holiday apartments, houses and log cabins near beaches or open countryside with lots of opportunities for walks.

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Glencarron Lodge (for 18) & Cottage (8), Lochcarron, Strathcarron, Inverness, Highland, Scotland

15 bedroom Large Country House, Northern Scotland.

Two stone-built holiday homes with a wonderful countryside setting in the Scottish Highlands (one country house sleeping up to 18 and one stone-built cottage sleeping 8 or 9), ideal for those looking to discover the natural beauty, walking and outdoor sporting pursuits available in the Scottish Highlands.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £525 to £2200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 24 people in 15 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone +44 (0)20 8340 7421 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Red Squirrel Log Cabin, Fochabers, Banffshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Pine Lodge, Grampian.

High quality log cabin with relaxing hot tub, ideally located for discovering the Malt Whisky Trail and the Moray Coast, the Cairngorms National Park is also within reach for days out.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £445 to £805 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01542 860263 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 01 May 2017 to 07 May 2017; from 14 May 2017 to 21 May 2017; from 11 June 2017 to 18 June 2017;

phone 013398 81610 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Romantic Retreat at Gavinburn Cottages, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Central Scotland.

Escape and treat the one you love to a romantic break at this high quality couple's cottage next to the Kilpatrick Hills and within walking distance of the Forth and Clyde Canal, this is a fantastic high quality romantic retreat just 15 minutes' car ride from the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and a mere 30 minutes' train ride from Glasgow.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £390 to £470 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01389 841815 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, 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 24 June 2017 to 15 July 2017; from 22 July 2017 to 29 July 2017; from 19 August 2017 to 09 September 2017;

phone 01671 404085 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Pet-Friendly Gatehouse of Fleet Cottage, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Scotland.

Good value white-washed holiday cottage with a comfortable and welcoming interior and a dog-friendly policy, situated in Gatehouse of Fleet in Dumfries and Glloway, discover castles, forests and unspoilt Dumfries and Galloway's coast and countryside on a cottage break.

Price range from £349 to £816 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 01 May 2017 to 06 May 2017; from 20 May 2017 to 27 May 2017; from 03 June 2017 to 10 June 2017;

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

Keil View Dog-Friendly Holiday House near the Great Glen Way, Corran, Highland, Scotland

4 bedroom Large Country House, 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, just 10 miles from Fort William.

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)


Next availability: from 01 May 2017 to 05 May 2017; from 26 May 2017 to 02 June 2017; from 05 June 2017 to 09 June 2017;

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

Duart House, Aviemore, Highland, Scotland

5 bedroom Cottage, Near the Cairngorms National Park.

Wonderful 5 bedroom rural retreat cottage nestled within Rothiemurchus Forest close to Aviemore, with good quality accommodation and a relaxing hot tub, this is a fantastic place to stay for discovering the local area or Cairngorms National Park more widely.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £725 to £2400 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07842 398247 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Wildgrass Cottage (formerly called Jonna's Cottage), Killin, Perthshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, Perthshire.

Get away from it all with a stay at this lovely two ensuite bedroom country cottage which features a wood-burning stove and sauna with a lovely rural setting within Dochart Forest (this property is very family-friendly and dog-friendly).

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £495 to £725 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 01 May 2017 to 27 May 2017; from 04 June 2017 to 05 June 2017; from 18 June 2017 to 22 July 2017;

phone +44(0)1567 820 990 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 01 May 2017 to 05 May 2017; from 08 May 2017 to 12 May 2017; from 22 May 2017 to 26 May 2017;

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

Grouse Farm Cottage, Johnstonebridge, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Scotland.

Charming dog-friendly and family-friendly farm cottage situated close to Lockerbie.

Price range from £319 to £698 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 01 May 2017 to 16 May 2017; from 22 May 2017 to 27 May 2017; from 03 June 2017 to 24 June 2017;

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

Inverallan Country House, Scottish Highlands, Grantown-On-Spey, Inverness-shire, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House, Highlands near Cairngorms National Park.

Impressive Scottish Country House with 7 bedrooms, with an elegant and spacious interior, ideal for large groups or special celebrations, close to the stunning Cairngorms National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1795 to £4385 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 01 October 2017 to 02 October 2017; from 16 October 2017 to 01 April 2018;

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

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 >

Greshornish Boathouse Dogs-welcome Apartment, Highlands and Islands, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland

1 bedroom Apartment, Isle of Skye.

Unique one bedroom holiday home above a boathouse right by the shores of Loch Greshornish on the magical Isle of Skye.

Price range from £252 to £518 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 3 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 13 May 2017 to 15 May 2017; from 19 May 2017 to 20 May 2017; from 10 June 2017 to 11 June 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 30 April 2017 to 22 June 2017; from 22 June 2017 to 22 August 2017;
Late availability: from 30 April 2017 to 01 June 2017;

phone 01880 770232 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 >

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 £460 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 01 May 2017 to 12 May 2017; from 15 May 2017 to 09 June 2017; from 16 June 2017 to 19 June 2017;

phone 07583 436040 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Silverburn Cottage, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, Tayside.

Nestled by a hillside with absolutely glorious views of the surrounding countryside, Silverburn Cottage is an idyllic rural retreat with a high quality interior which has been designed to ensure you have a relaxing holiday, on days out discover the stunning Perthshire Highlands and fall in love with magical Scotland.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £400 to £750 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01887830803 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Coalfin House, Tarbert - Loch Fyne, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

4 bedroom , West Coast of Scotland.

Coalfin House is a loving restored, stone built farmhouse, which sits on its own, in an idylic position above the picturesque village of Skipness.

Price range from £499 to £799 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 11 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 01 May 2017 to 27 May 2017; from 03 June 2017 to 01 July 2017; from 08 July 2017 to 22 July 2017;

phone 018880 730 209 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Riverside family holiday home, Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland

5 bedroom , Scottish Borders.

Built in 1802, The Mill House enjoys a commanding position in a beautiful and picturesque riverside setting on the banks of the River Tweed.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £695 to £1595 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07795 433833 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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