Rural Retreats and Country Holiday Homes in Scotland

Escape on holiday in rural ScotlandThe following country holiday homes are all rural retreats in Scotland where you can enjoy the delights of the countryside, peace and tranquillity. Please click on any images shown to view details of the country cottage accommodation available.

There are so many beautiful rural areas of Scotland to discover where you can enjoy being surrounded by farmlands and fields or for the ultimate escape rent a secluded lodge and stay hidden away nestled by woodlands, forest, mountains or hills. Scotland is a truly idyllic country with great natural beauty, perfect for serene and tranquil holidays.

You can still discover natural wildernesses in Scotland on a rural retreat break in the Cairngorms, Outer Hebrides and in the North East of Scotland where the landscape is largely untouched and has a wonderful wild quality to it.

We trust that you'll enjoy browsing through the fantastic Scottish rustic and rural holiday homes shown below.

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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 £2600 to £3750 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 17 December 2018 to 21 December 2018; from 14 January 2019 to 18 January 2019; from 21 January 2019 to 25 January 2019;

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 15 December 2018 to 29 December 2018; from 05 January 2019 to 23 February 2019; from 02 March 2019 to 23 March 2019;

Craig Cottage, Banff, 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 £550 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 16 December 2018 to 22 December 2018; from 27 December 2018 to 31 December 2018; from 06 January 2019 to 18 January 2019;

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 15 December 2018 to 22 December 2018; from 29 December 2018 to 30 December 2018; from 06 January 2019 to 21 April 2019;

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 15 December 2018 to 30 December 2018; from 06 January 2019 to 20 April 2019; from 18 May 2019 to 25 May 2019;

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 15 December 2018 to 21 December 2018; from 05 January 2019 to 18 January 2019; from 21 January 2019 to 28 January 2019;

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 £1625 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 17 December 2018 to 21 December 2018; from 05 January 2019 to 09 February 2019; from 23 February 2019 to 30 March 2019;

Eden Hideaway, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Bespoke Wooden Luxury Chalets, Scottish Borders.

Stylish high quality 2 bedroom holiday lodge with warm bubbly outdoor hot tub and superb countryside views of the Eden and Tweed Valley, set on an organic farm in the Scottish Borders.

Special features: tennis court, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £750 to £1029 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 17 December 2018 to 22 December 2018; from 06 January 2019 to 19 January 2019; from 20 January 2019 to 09 February 2019;

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, sauna.

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 15 December 2018 to 24 December 2018; from 04 January 2019 to 25 January 2019; from 28 January 2019 to 09 February 2019;

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 05 January 2019 to 06 January 2019; from 30 March 2019 to 06 April 2019; from 23 April 2019 to 29 April 2019;

The Tackroom, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Galloway South West Scotland.

Get away from it all with a break at this charming Scottish country cottage, with one double bedroom, this property is ideal for a couple looking to enjoy a relaxing break in a tranquil part of Dumfries and Galloway.

Price range from £285 to £455 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 15 December 2018 to 22 December 2018; from 29 December 2018 to 29 June 2019;

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, sauna.

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
Next availability:
from 15 December 2018 to 22 December 2018;

Keil View 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, sauna.

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)

Braewood Countryside Cottage, near the Great Glen Way, Whitebridge, Highland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Highlands.

This detached cottage is situated in the village of Whitebridge, within driving distance to Inverness in Scotland and it sleeps six people in three bedrooms.

Price range from £345 to £702 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

Easter Urray Country Cottage, Muir of Ord, Inverness-shire, Scotland

5 bedroom Country Cottage, Highlands.

Beautiful dog-friendly rural retreat with 5 bedrooms, this large country cottage is set by tranquil countryside and is located on a working farm, could be ideal for a country holiday in the peaceful Highlands.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £875 to £1813 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

Alvey House, Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

9 bedroom Large Country House, Highlands.

Large Victorian villa offering spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to 19 people in the village of Newtonmore in the Cairngorms.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1129 to £2900 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 19 people in 9 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

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)

Lazy Day Cottages, Fishwick, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Pine Lodge, Scottish Borders.

Collection of three luxurious 5 star rated log cabins in the Borders countryside, facilities here include a lovely bubbly hot tub and Finnish sauna.

Special features: outdoor hot tub, sauna.

Price range from £850 to £1055 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

West Wing, Knockbrex, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

4 bedroom Wing of Country House, Galloway.

Welcome to the West Wing, Knockbrex - A beautiful, Grade II* Listed Country House, located on the Solway Coastline with amazing sea views.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £445 to £1065 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

Lambing Field Rural Retreat, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Cheviot Hills.

Escape on a tranquil rural retreat break to the beautiful Cheviot Hills, just 15 minutes' drive from Northumberland National Park, come and discover the excellent walking and riding country of the Scottish Borders.

Price range from £280 to £350 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed