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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The Turbine House, Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Central Scotland including Edinburgh & Glasgow, Scotland

1 bedroom Cottage

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £395


Special Offer: from 26 November to 31 December 20
Late availability: from 26 November to 17 December 20

Craig Alvah Lodge, Bridge of Alvah, Aberdeenshire, North East Scotland, Scotland

6 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 1 - 14 guests
1 - 14
6 bedrooms
6
6 bathrooms
6
no dogs allowed

Stunning luxurious holiday lodge with 6 bedrooms, private indoor swimming pool, private hot tub 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.

Weekly Price from: £2800
Next availability:
from 03 December to 04 December 20 from 07 December to 08 December 20


Special Offer: from 28 December to 03 January 21

Ellary Cottages, Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Central Scotland including Edinburgh & Glasgow, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

A collection of high quality cottages, most of which are beautifully located right next to the sea, in secluded settings in gorgeous Argyll and Bute in Scotland.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £365


Late availability: from 26 November to 24 December 20

Sleeps 2 Apartment, Trinity Crescent, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Central Scotland including Edinburgh & Glasgow, Scotland

1 bedroom Holiday Apartment

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

Romantic holiday apartment with sea views in Edinburgh, near Leith.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £344
Next availability:
from 11 December to 23 April 21 from 30 April to 07 May 21

Pet-Friendly Gatehouse of Fleet Cottage, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway, Borders & Southern Scotland, Scotland

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage

sleeps 2 - 7 guests
2 - 7
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
3 star

Good value white-washed holiday cottage with a comfortable and welcoming interior and a dog-friendly policy, situated in Gatehouse of Fleet in Dumfries and Glloway, discover castles, forests and unspoilt Dumfries and Galloway's coast and countryside on a cottage break.

Weekly Price from: £362
Next availability:
from 03 December to 24 December 20 from 26 December to 31 December 20

Tweed Hideaway, Kelso, Borders, Borders & Southern Scotland, Scotland

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Lodge

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

Stylish 2 bedroom holiday lodge with country views in the Scottish Borders, with a warm bubbly outdoor private hot tub and on-site tennis court, this is a great place to relax and unwind on holiday.

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

Weekly Price from: £964
Next availability:
from 27 November to 06 December 20 from 13 December to 28 December 20

Unique Tower House near the River Tweed, Coldstream, Borders, Borders & Southern Scotland, Scotland

4 bedroom Tower House

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

Looking for a unique and special holiday house to rent in the Scottish Borders?.

Weekly Price from: £492
Next availability:
from 03 December to 24 December 20 from 26 December to 31 December 20

Nuide Country House, Newtonmore, Highland, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

5 bedroom Large Country House

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: £939
Next availability:
from 27 November to 27 December 20 from 02 January to 13 February 21

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion

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 27 November to 19 December 20 from 29 December to 09 January 21

Inverallan Country House, Scottish Highlands, Grantown-On-Spey, Inverness-shire, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 1 - 15 guests
1 - 15
7 bedrooms
7
7 bathrooms
7
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £1895
Next availability:
from 03 December to 05 December 20 from 12 December to 19 December 20

Glen Euchar Holiday House, Kilninver near Oban, Argyll and Bute, Central Scotland including Edinburgh & Glasgow, Scotland

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage

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

Rural retreat with 4 bedrooms and a lovely bubbly private 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.

Weekly Price from: £656
Next availability:
from 13 December to 23 December 20 from 02 January to 09 January 21

Cairngorm Lodges, Dinnet nr Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, North East Scotland, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabins

sleeps 1 - 4 guests
1 - 4
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3
3 star

A collection of 5 good quality dog-friendly log cabins secluded away in a Scots pine forest, ideally located for discovering the best of Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland.

Weekly Price from: £555
Next availability:
from 27 November to 24 December 20 from 04 January to 12 February 21