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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Galahill, Burntisland, Fife, Scotland

5 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, Central Scotland.

Wake up to sea views every day with a stay at this welcoming 5 bedroom holiday cottage which overlooks the Firth of Forth, in an excellent location, just 200 metres from a beach and within an hour's drive of Edinburgh.

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: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 27 December 2017; from 03 January 2018 to 15 March 2018; from 21 March 2018 to 28 April 2018;

phone 07795 433833 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 22 November 2017 to 24 November 2017; from 26 November 2017 to 02 December 2017; from 09 December 2017 to 29 December 2017;

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

Kettle Knowe Country Cottage, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

5 bedroom Rural Retreat, Scotland.

Five bedroom country lodge sleeping up to 10 in pet-friendly accommodation near to Castle Douglas.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £518 to £1233 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

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

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

4 bedroom Cottage, West Coast of Scotland.

Coalfin House is a loving restored, stone built farmhouse, which sits on its own, in an idyllic 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 22 November 2017 to 24 December 2017; from 29 December 2017 to 30 December 2017; from 06 January 2018 to 14 February 2018;

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

Starfish Dogs-welcome Cottage, Central Scotland , Salen, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

1 bedroom Cottage, Scotland.

One bedroom Isle of Mull holiday cottage with wooden four poster bed, positioned on a hillside with fantastic views over the Sound of Mull, ideal holiday home for those looking to get away from it all and enjoy a romantic break in a tranquil naturally beautiful area of Scotland.

Price range from £285 to £596 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

phone 01244 500 540 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


Special Offer: from 21 November 2017 to 31 December 2017;

phone +44(0)1567 820 990 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 £460 to £975 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4 star)
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 23 December 2017; from 27 December 2017 to 28 December 2017; from 31 December 2017 to 17 February 2018;

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 25 November 2017 to 01 December 2017; from 11 December 2017 to 15 December 2017; from 17 December 2017 to 22 December 2017;

phone 07583 436040 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glen Prosen Cottage, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Perthshire.

Spacious and stylish, this one bedroom holiday cottage features a large romantic double bedroom (can be made up as a twin on request) and an ensuite shower room.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £173 to £628 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 22 December 2017; from 03 January 2018 to 18 February 2018; from 21 February 2018 to 16 March 2018;

phone 01575 530474 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glenuaig Lodge on Glencarron Estate, Lochcarron, Strathcarron, Inverness, Highland, Scotland

5 bedroom Large Country House, West Coast.

For a unique self-catering holiday Glenuaig Lodge could be perfect, with an isolated setting in a tranquil Scottish valley, this is an ideal place to enjoy outdoor pursuits, get away from it all and enjoy some wildlife watching.

Price range from £790 to £1160 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 26 November 2017 to 05 February 2018; from 15 February 2018 to 16 February 2018; from 19 February 2018 to 21 August 2018;

phone +44 (0)20 8340 7421 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 22 November 2017 to 01 December 2017; from 04 December 2017 to 08 December 2017; from 11 December 2017 to 29 December 2017;

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

Belton House Holiday Home, Wanlockhead, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House, Scottish Borders.

Large 7 bedroom holiday house in a beautiful setting close to Biggar, just an hour's drive from both Glasgow and Edinburgh, with a bar, sauna and hot tub on site, as well as a party room for celebrating, this is an ideal holiday home for big groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1190 to £2100 per week
Sleeps from 7 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 24 November 2017; from 26 November 2017 to 01 December 2017; from 03 December 2017 to 08 December 2017;

phone 0165974320 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 22 November 2017 to 25 November 2017; from 28 November 2017 to 30 December 2017; from 02 January 2018 to 31 March 2018;

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

Plum Braes Holiday Cottages, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

5 bedroom Cottage, Scottish Borders.

Four rural retreats to choose from on an organic farm near Kelso, choose from a 5 bedroom holiday house with panoramic views of the Cheviot Hills or a smaller cosy cottage.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £300 to £1500 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 24 November 2017 to 27 November 2017; from 01 December 2017 to 04 December 2017; from 08 December 2017 to 11 December 2017;

phone 01573 225028 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 25 November 2017 to 11 December 2017; from 15 December 2017 to 23 December 2017; from 06 January 2018 to 20 January 2018;

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 £4743 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)


Late availability: from 16 December 2017 to 13 January 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 £3895 to £4895 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 24 November 2017; from 26 November 2017 to 29 December 2017; from 05 January 2018 to 26 January 2018;

phone 07842 398247 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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 £2290 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 24 people in 15 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 November 2017 to 01 December 2017; from 04 December 2017 to 21 December 2017; from 04 January 2018 to 02 February 2018;

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

The Mill House, Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland

5 bedroom Unique Cottage, Scottish Borders.

Converted 5 bedroom watermill with a truly enviable riverside location (salmon and trout fishing possible by arrangement and with a permit), impressive river views and an excellent location just 2 miles from the heart of Peebles and just 24 miles from the beautiful city of Edinburgh.

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
Next availability:
from 26 November 2017 to 20 December 2017; from 03 January 2018 to 12 January 2018; from 15 January 2018 to 19 January 2018;

phone 07795 433833 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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
Next availability:
from 05 January 2018 to 06 January 2018; from 31 January 2018 to 03 February 2018; from 12 May 2018 to 19 May 2018;

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