Self catering and country cottages in Scotland

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Scotland, or bonny Scotland as it is aptly named, is a great location for a country cottage holiday. 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’s 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 ‘wee’ 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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Atlas Holiday Lodge, Cawdor, Inverness-shire, Scotland

4 bedroom Eco-Friendly Lodge, Highlands.

With a suitably impressive name, this is a fabulous 4 bedroom wooden holiday lodge, with a stylish modern interior making this property ideal for a relaxing break, the outdoor hot tub and sauna work together to make this a supremely relaxing place to stay, all situated conveniently close to Inverness and the Inverness-shire coast.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £947 to £1746 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 04 August 2018 to 06 August 2018; from 11 August 2018 to 18 August 2018; from 15 September 2018 to 20 September 2018;

Sedona, Glendevon, Perthshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Log Cabin, Perthshire.

High quality holiday lodge set on a holiday park, next to woodland, close to Loch Leven and within a half hour drive of both Perth and Stirling.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £389 to £1055 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 25 June 2018 to 26 June 2018; from 28 June 2018 to 30 June 2018; from 18 August 2018 to 01 September 2018;

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 25 June 2018 to 07 July 2018; from 14 July 2018 to 21 July 2018; from 18 August 2018 to 15 September 2018;

Plum Braes Holiday Cottages, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

5 bedroom Barn Conversions, 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 29 June 2018 to 02 July 2018; from 06 July 2018 to 09 July 2018; from 13 July 2018 to 16 July 2018;

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)
Next availability:
from 17 July 2018 to 21 July 2018; from 28 July 2018 to 04 August 2018; from 16 August 2018 to 19 August 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.

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)
Next availability:
from 31 August 2018 to 01 September 2018;

3 Bedroom Holiday Home near Dunoon, Dunoon, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage Apartment, Scotland.

Excellent value holiday apartment with coastal views out over the Firth of Clyde, situated within a historic villa close to Dunoon.

Price range from £330 to £721 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 22 August 2018 to 25 August 2018;

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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St Abbs Coastal Cottage, St Abbs, Berwickshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Scotland.

Homely and welcoming family-friendly 3 bedroom coastal cottage in St Abbs, just a short walk from the seaside and just 11 miles from Berwick upon Tweed.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £283 to £744 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 0
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 25 June 2018 to 26 June 2018; from 29 June 2018 to 05 July 2018; from 09 July 2018 to 14 July 2018;

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 £319 to £868 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 08 September 2018 to 15 September 2018; from 29 September 2018 to 27 October 2018;

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 25 June 2018 to 29 June 2018; from 11 July 2018 to 14 July 2018; from 21 July 2018 to 27 July 2018;

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 24 June 2018 to 20 August 2018;

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 28 June 2018 to 02 July 2018; from 06 July 2018 to 08 July 2018; from 01 August 2018 to 20 August 2018;

South Milton Coastal Cottage, Glenluce, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

3 bedroom , Scotland - Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

High quality 3 bedroom holiday cottage with exceptional countryside views out to the sea, a stunning location and an equally stunning interior from which to enjoy this fantastic location along the Machars peninsula, this area is excellent for wildlife watching and walking or cycling in the nearby Galloway Forest, plus star gazing in the Dark Sky Park at night.

Price range from £364 to £787 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 20 July 2018 to 27 July 2018; from 10 August 2018 to 17 August 2018; from 21 September 2018 to 05 October 2018;

Creag Dhubh Country Cottage, Highlands And Islands , Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Cairngorms National Park.

Wooden 2 bedroom holiday lodge nestled in the Cairngorms National Park close to Newtonmore, with a hot tub and cosy interior, this is a relaxing Scottish holiday home.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £346 to £708 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 07 July 2018 to 14 July 2018; from 08 September 2018 to 15 September 2018; from 27 October 2018 to 22 December 2018;

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


Late availability: from 08 July 2018 to 24 August 2018;

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 25 June 2018 to 07 July 2018; from 21 July 2018 to 04 August 2018; from 11 August 2018 to 14 September 2018;

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 28 July 2018 to 04 August 2018; from 08 September 2018 to 22 September 2018;

Glen Euchar Holiday House, Kilninver near Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Scotland - Argyll & The Isles.

Rural retreat with 4 bedrooms and a lovely bubbly hot tub with some spectacular countryside views, close to the coast and just 10 miles from the charming seaside town of Oban.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £507 to £1191 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 06 October 2018 to 13 October 2018; from 03 November 2018 to 10 November 2018; from 17 November 2018 to 05 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 25 June 2018 to 01 July 2018; from 15 July 2018 to 22 July 2018; from 25 August 2018 to 09 September 2018;

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