Self catering and country cottages in Scotland

Scotland

Scotland, or bonny Scotland as it is aptly named, is a great location for a country cottage holiday.

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Self catering and country cottages in Scotland are popular due to the flexibility and home from home feel that they offer. The Scottish islands are particularly peaceful and just wonderful for relaxing breaks. There are opportunities throughout the Scottish countryside for wildlife watching and Scotland attracts many keen golfers and fishers. The Highlands of Scotland are world renowned for their beauty and Aberdeenshire is well known for its castle trail and numerous whisky distilleries. Scotland has a real soulfulness to it. In Scotland you can be immersed and amazed by the power of nature. There are glens, lochs, mountains and beaches.

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If you are looking for a really remote or truly tranquil holiday, in certain parts of Scotland, it is possible to find a place where you can really get away from everything and pretty much everyone and regain some calm.

The Scots themselves tend to be a friendly and welcoming people who can make a self catering holiday that bit more enjoyable with their friendly nature. Also if you enjoy wildlife watching, whilst on a cottage holiday in Scotland you may be lucky enough to spot amazing wildlife such as eagles, deer or wildcats. At the Moray Firth you can dolphin watch and from islands such as Shetland or Orkney and the Isle of Skye it? even possible to go whale watching. Whatever you like to do on holiday, from walking, golfing or castle visiting, Scotland really does have it all.

Whilst taking a break in Scotland there are various local delicacies that you can sample including haggis for the adventurous and salmon for those who prefer to play it safe. For a warm glow you may want to try a ?ee?dram of whisky. There are a variety of different restaurants in Scotland that you may wish to try whilst on your break including award winning Michelin starred establishments. Self catering accommodation in Scotland includes lochside cottages for a truly romantic setting, luxury lodges, cottages in the country, seaside cottages and even castles for a truly stately feel. If you are going away as part of a large group you may wish to find a country house or large house whereas if it is just accommodation for the two of you that you need then you may instead wish to book a romantic retreat. Whatever the exact type of cottage that you opt for, we are confident that you will enjoy the warmth and beauty of Scotland on your holiday. Scotland is an awe inspiring country which many fall in love with.

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Craigellachie House, Aviemore, Highland, Scotland

4 bedroom Big Cottage, Highlands.

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

High quality 4 bedroom family-friendly holiday house in Aviemore, with an outdoor private hot tub, sauna and games room, this holiday home enjoys an excellent location for discovering some of the best of the Cairngorms, as well as some excellent leisure facilities.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £815


Late availability: from 27 January to 31 January 20

12a Lodge, Dunning, Perthshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Holiday Lodge, Central Scotland.

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Dog-friendly holiday lodge less than 10 miles from Perth.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £373
Next availability:
from 18 January to 01 January 21

Turnberry Holiday Lodge, Dailly, Ayrshire, Scotland

4 bedroom Cottage, Scotland - Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
4 star

Smart 4 bedroom holiday lodge with countryside views, located on a leisure park with access to fantastic shared leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, gym and games room, ideal for a relaxing holiday in Ayrshire.

Special features: pool (), games room, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £306
Next availability:
from 20 January to 11 April 20 from 18 April to 22 August 20

The Cabin near Dunvegan, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland

1 bedroom Holiday Cabin, Inner Hebrides.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

Stylish romantic cabin with loch views, situated close to Dunvegan on the beatiful Isle of Skye.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £366
Next availability:
from 18 January to 21 January 20 from 25 January to 21 March 20

Craig Cottage, Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage with Riverside Garden, North Scotland.

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage
4 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £575
Next availability:
from 20 January to 07 February 20 from 10 February to 06 March 20

The Ghillie's Country Cottage, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland

2 bedroom Farmstay, Isle of Skye.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
3 star

Escape from the world to a farm with a river nearby where you can fish on the Isle of Skye in the Scottish Western Isles; two bedroom country cottage accommodates four people in comfort just a short walk from the sea ; come to enjoy a spot of angling, peaceful walks and spectacular sea views.

Weekly Price from: £379
Next availability:
from 22 January to 29 February 20 from 14 March to 04 April 20

Brucanich Romantic Cottage for 2-4, Kingussie, Highlands And Islands , Farr, Kingussie, Highland, Scotland

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Cairngorms National Park.

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
3 star

Romantic retreat on outskirts of Kingussie, ideal location for discovering the Cairngorms National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £281
Next availability:
from 18 January to 16 February 20 from 22 February to 02 May 20

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

5 bedroom Country Cottage, Highlands.

sleeps 4 - 10 guests
4 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £875
Next availability:
from 22 January to 29 March 20 from 05 April to 12 April 20

Biallid House in the Cairngorms, Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

7 bedroom Manor House, Scottish Highlands.

sleeps 2 - 15 guests
2 - 15
7 bedrooms
7
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Roomy 7 bedroom country house in the Cairngorms National Park, featuring lovely mountain and country views, as well as fishing on the River Spey where guests can fish for trout and salmon.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £995
Next availability:
from 18 January to 08 February 20 from 22 February to 02 March 20

Glen Prosen Cottage, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Perthshire.

sleeps 1 - 2 guests
1 - 2
1 bedrooms
1
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 4 dog(s) welcome
4
5 star

Romantic one bedroom pet-friendly holiday cottage, set at Auchteralyth Steadings where you can soak up stunning panoramic views over the Vale of Strathmore.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £461
Next availability:
from 18 January to 23 January 20 from 30 January to 27 March 20

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West Scotland.

sleeps 2 - 4 guests
2 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

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.

Weekly Price from: £325
Next availability:
from 18 January to 22 February 20 from 29 February to 04 April 20

Nuide Country House, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, Scotland

5 bedroom Large Country House, Cairngorms National Park.

sleeps 6 - 10 guests
6 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
4 bathrooms
4
no dogs allowed

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.

Weekly Price from: £895
Next availability:
from 18 January to 15 February 20 from 22 February to 04 April 20