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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Courtyard Family Cottage, Central Scotland , Forfar, Angus, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, East Coast Scotland.

This semi detached converted coach house is located next to the owner’s home in the village of Letham, 5 miles from Forfar in Angus, Scotland.

Price range from £350 to £739 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (4)

Next availability:
from 22 June 2019 to 06 July 2019; from 13 July 2019 to 03 August 2019; from 10 August 2019 to 17 August 2019;

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 £1971 to £7896 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 16 people in 8 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 6
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: (4)

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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 29 June 2019 to 06 July 2019; from 19 July 2019 to 20 July 2019; from 26 October 2019 to 02 November 2019;

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: (4)

Next availability:
from 27 July 2019 to 28 July 2019; from 02 August 2019 to 03 August 2019; from 31 August 2019 to 14 September 2019;

Torr Beag, Kilmartin, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Argyll and Bute.

Comfortable 3 bedroom cottage close to Loch Sween, around 11 miles from Lochgilphead.

Price range from £371 to £1893 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (4)

Next availability:
from 06 July 2019 to 13 July 2019; from 07 September 2019 to 14 September 2019; from 21 September 2019 to 28 September 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 18 June 2019 to 28 June 2019; from 01 July 2019 to 06 July 2019; from 02 September 2019 to 15 September 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 private hot tub and superb countryside views of the Eden and Tweed Valley, set on an organic farm in the Scottish Borders.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £475 to £1100 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (4)

Next availability:
from 20 June 2019 to 21 June 2019; from 02 July 2019 to 05 July 2019; from 07 July 2019 to 12 July 2019;

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 £1911 to £8784 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (5)

Next availability:
from 04 October 2019 to 12 October 2019; from 19 October 2019 to 10 November 2019; from 16 November 2019 to 23 December 2019;

Nantusi, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland

3 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Scotland Central.

Homely sleeps 3 holiday cottage with access to indoor swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi, just half an hour's drive from the Cairngorm National Park.

Special features: pool (Shared access to owner's swimming pool at set times), sauna.

Price range from £313 to £1098 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 18 June 2019 to 27 July 2019; from 10 August 2019 to 24 August 2019; from 31 August 2019 to 12 September 2019;

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 £392 to £1723 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (4)

Next availability:
from 22 June 2019 to 20 July 2019; from 24 August 2019 to 28 September 2019; from 05 October 2019 to 28 December 2019;