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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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)


Next availability: from 27 June 2017 to 02 July 2017; from 09 July 2017 to 06 August 2017; from 03 September 2017 to 24 September 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 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 27 June 2017 to 30 June 2017; from 03 July 2017 to 19 August 2017; from 26 August 2017 to 23 September 2017;

phone 01575 530474 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 14 October 2017 to 21 October 2017; from 28 October 2017 to 18 November 2017; from 25 November 2017 to 31 March 2018;

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

1 Gray's Noust, Dundas Street, Stromness, Orkney, Scotland

2 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Stromness Conservation Area.

Lovely 2 bedroom holiday cottage situated close to Stromness' historical centre, with a sea view from the lounge, this could be the perfect base for your holiday in Orkney.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £400 to £500 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 27 June 2017 to 29 July 2017;

phone 07765956320 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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 27 June 2017 to 01 July 2017; from 15 July 2017 to 22 July 2017; from 05 August 2017 to 06 August 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 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 £495 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


Special Offer: from 26 June 2017 to 31 December 2017; from 26 June 2017 to 31 August 2017;
Late availability: from 26 June 2017 to 01 July 2017;

phone +44(0)1567 820 990 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 27 June 2017 to 15 July 2017; from 22 July 2017 to 29 July 2017; from 05 August 2017 to 02 September 2017;

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 £1550 per week
Sleeps from 6 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 27 June 2017 to 08 July 2017; from 15 July 2017 to 29 July 2017; from 26 August 2017 to 16 September 2017;

phone 01271 377432 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 >

Tigh an Uillt, Strachur near Inverary, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, West Coast of Scotland.

Very special family-friendly cottage in Scotland with panoramic loch and mountain views.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £650 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 0141 334 7222 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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 21 October 2017 to 23 October 2017; from 27 October 2017 to 04 November 2017; from 02 December 2017 to 09 December 2017;

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

Benview Holiday Lodges, Balfron Station, Lanarkshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Pine Lodge, Trossachs and Loch Lomond.

Standing beneath the Ben Ledi hills, these six wonderful wooden holiday lodges are surrounded by spectacular Scottish scenery, each with their own private garden and barbecue and some with private hot tubs, with the advantage of a restaurant, coffee shop, gift shop, hot tub and children’s play park all on site.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £450 to £895 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01360 850 001 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Scotstoun Farmhouse, West Linton, Peeblesshire, Scotland

4 bedroom Holiday Farmhouse, Scottish Borders.

Scotstoun Farmhouse is a stylish conversion in a pretty eighteenth century steading set in the 125 acre grounds of Scotstoun House.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £1000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01721 752233 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Starfish Dogs-welcome Cottage, Central Scotland , Salen, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

1 bedroom Cottage, Scotland.

One bedroom Isle of Mull holiday cottage with wooden four poster bed, positioned on a hillside with fantastic views over the Sound of Mull, ideal holiday home for those looking to get away from it all and enjoy a romantic break in a tranquil naturally beautiful area of Scotland.

Price range from £285 to £596 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

phone 01244 500 540 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 >

Portsoy Coastal Cottage, Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Scotland.

Enjoy a stay in a traditional Scottish holiday home close to the coast at this 3 bedroom family-cottage.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £361 to £788 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 27 June 2017 to 08 July 2017; from 26 August 2017 to 29 December 2017; from 05 January 2018 to 31 March 2018;

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

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 £4385 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)


Next availability: from 01 October 2017 to 02 October 2017; from 16 October 2017 to 01 April 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 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 £445 to £805 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 >

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

2 bedroom Farmstay, Isle of Skye.

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.

Price range from £272 to £548 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 15 July 2017 to 17 July 2017; from 21 October 2017 to 02 June 2018; from 09 June 2018 to 07 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 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: from 27 June 2017 to 08 September 2017; from 25 September 2017 to 02 October 2017; from 16 October 2017 to 30 October 2017;

phone 01884 849 127 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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