Remote or secluded self catering cottages and rural retreats in Scotland

For getting away from it all and finding peace and tranquility, you may be seeking a remote self catering hideaway in Scotland or a secluded rural retreat.  Scotland is a country with a diverse lanscape and wealth of wildlife and areas to discover.  Another attraction of a self catering holiday in Scotland is the opportunities available to truly get away from it all.  With some areas being sparsely populated, such places, of which there are many in Scotland, can be good when it comes to truly escaping the strains and stresses of busy life.  For more information on Scotland, take a look at our guide on self catering holidays in Scotland.  Whether you are looking for a log cabin hidden deep in the forest or a country cottage in a remote part of Scotland we hope you find the right accommodation to meet your needs.

Remember always take a look at the exact location of the rural retreat or remote self catering cottage in Scotland to make sure that it is the right cottage for you before booking.

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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 22 May 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 29 June 2018 to 26 July 2018; from 02 August 2018 to 03 August 2018;

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

Weiroch Lodge, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Speyside.

5 star rated mill conversion in Speyside with fabulous country views, a secluded setting next to forest and hills and close proximity to the Speyside Way and River Spey.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £676 to £1375 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 17 June 2018 to 24 June 2018; from 01 July 2018 to 08 July 2018; from 15 July 2018 to 22 July 2018;

phone 01807 500797 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 01 July 2018 to 01 September 2018;
Late availability: from 21 May 2018 to 01 July 2018;

phone 01880 770232 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 £740 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 22 May 2018 to 26 May 2018; from 29 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 11 June 2018 to 15 June 2018;

phone 07583 436040 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Turbine House, Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

1 bedroom Cottage, Ellary Estate.

Lovely romantic retreat, an ideal base for discovering just what makes this part of Argyll and Bute so very special.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £395 to £604 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Late availability: from 21 May 2018 to 01 July 2018;

phone 01880 770232 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 15 June 2018 to 17 June 2018; from 28 June 2018 to 14 July 2018; from 28 July 2018 to 20 August 2018;

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

Scridain View, Isle of Mull, Western Isles, Scotland

3 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, the Hebrides.

Charming 3 bedroom holiday bungalow located near the coast on the Isle of Mull.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £354 to £808 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 03 August 2018 to 24 August 2018; from 28 September 2018 to 26 October 2018; from 02 November 2018 to 03 May 2019;

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

Nuide Country House, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, Scotland

5 bedroom Large Country House, Cairngorms National Park.

Five bedroom Scottish country house with fantastic views over the surrounding fields and farmlands out to the Monadhliath Mountains and a prime location within the Cairngorms National Park, sleeps groups of up to 10 people.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £850 to £1595 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 22 May 2018 to 25 May 2018; from 29 May 2018 to 22 June 2018; from 25 June 2018 to 07 July 2018;

phone 01271 377432 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 £525 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


Late availability: from 30 June 2018 to 23 August 2018;

phone +44(0)1567 820 990 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:
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phone 01884 849 127 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 May 2018 to 25 May 2018; from 27 May 2018 to 01 June 2018; from 03 June 2018 to 08 June 2018;

phone 07842 398247 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 May 2018 to 25 May 2018; from 27 May 2018 to 28 June 2018; from 01 July 2018 to 22 July 2018;

phone 01575 530474 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Pitcalzean House, Tain, Highland, Scotland

13 bedroom Large Country House, Scottish Highlands.

Impressive 13 bedroom country house situated close to the Cromarty Firth in the Scottish Highlands and just 9 miles from Tain, with a games room on site and 4 sociable lounges, this is an ideal holiday house for big groups of friends and family looking to celebrate a special occasion or holiday altogether in a stunning secluded setting.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £3470 to £4170 per week
Sleeps from 22 to 36 people in 13 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 10
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07824536446 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glengoyne, Glenlivet and Macallan at Gavinburn Cottages, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottages, Central Scotland.

Treat your family to a stay at one of the superb high quality 2 bedroom cottages at this fantastic location by the Kilpatrick Hills, just half an hour's train ride from Glasgow and only 15 minutes' drive from Loch Lomond, with a children's play park on site, a Nintendo Wii in each cottage and mountain biking trails close by, a stay here will appeal to all of the family.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £530 to £680 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01389 841815 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 £500 to £820 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 >

Craig Alvah Lodge, Bridge of Alvah, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

6 bedroom Large Country House, Speyside.

Stunning luxurious holiday lodge with 6 bedrooms, private indoor swimming pool and three acres of gardens, located on one of the finest fishing estates in Scotland.

Special features: free internet access, pool (within house), games room, indoor hot tub.

Price range from £2400 to £3200 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 11 June 2018 to 15 June 2018; from 18 June 2018 to 22 June 2018; from 25 June 2018 to 29 June 2018;

phone 01261 812191 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Craig Cottage, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage with Riverside Garden, North Scotland.

Unique holiday cottage set in a naturally beautiful conservation area by the Bridge of Alvah, close to woodlands and with a river flowing by the bottom of the garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £450 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 22 May 2018 to 17 June 2018; from 24 June 2018 to 08 July 2018; from 29 July 2018 to 05 August 2018;

phone 01261 812191 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Gavinburn Cottages, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland

4 bedroom Cottage Complex, Central Scotland.

Five luxury self-catering country cottages under 10 miles from both Loch Lomond and Glasgow City Centre (choose from a 1 bed cottage, 2 bed cottages or a 4 bed cottage or book all the cottages altogether by arrangement).

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £350 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01389 841815 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 >

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 >