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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Belton House Holiday Home, Wanlockhead, Dumfries & Galloway, Borders & Southern Scotland, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 1 - 22 guests
1 - 22
7 bedrooms
7
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Large 7 bedroom holiday house in a beautiful setting close to Biggar, just an hour's drive from both Glasgow and Edinburgh, with a bar, sauna and hot tub on site, as well as a party room for celebrating, this is an ideal holiday home for big groups of friends or family.

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

Weekly Price from: £960
Next availability:
from 08 March to 19 March 21 from 21 March to 22 March 21


Special Offer: from 07 March to 31 May 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 01 April to 01 June 21

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


Late availability: from 01 April to 01 June 21

Atlas Holiday Lodge, Cawdor, Inverness-shire, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

4 bedroom Eco-Friendly Lodge

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
3 bathrooms
3
no dogs allowed
5 star

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 (plus there is a Nintendo Wii to keep the kids entertained).

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

Weekly Price from: £1090
Next availability:
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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: £940
Next availability:
from 08 March to 19 June 21 from 26 June to 03 July 21

Steads Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Central Scotland including Edinburgh & Glasgow, Scotland

2 bedroom Holiday Apartment

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
3 star

Homely sleeps 6, 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Edinburgh, close to Leith and less than 2 miles from Edinburgh city centre.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £415
Next availability:
from 26 April to 11 June 21 from 18 June to 25 June 21

Craig Cottage, Banff, Aberdeenshire, North East Scotland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage with Riverside Garden

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: £595
Next availability:
from 08 March to 26 March 21 from 02 April to 23 April 21

Stewart's Cottage, Aviemore, Highland, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage

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

3 Bedroom Pet-Friendly Holiday Cottage in Aviemore.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £482
Next availability:
from 26 April to 08 May 21 from 15 May to 17 May 21

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

3 bedroom Cottage

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £431
Next availability:
from 26 April to 30 April 21 from 07 May to 14 May 21

Signal Box Cottage in the Cairngorms, Newtonmore, Highland, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

1 bedroom Unusual Holiday Cottage

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £531
Next availability:
from 20 November to 23 November 21 from 25 November to 30 November 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 08 March to 02 April 21 from 09 April to 19 April 21

Edingtonhill House, Berwick on Tweed, Berwickshire, Borders & Southern Scotland, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 1 - 22 guests
1 - 22
7 bedrooms
7
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome
3

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, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £3695
Next availability:
from 08 March to 26 March 21 from 28 March to 09 April 21