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.

69 rental properties

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Price from £1045
Next available 21/05 to 28/05/22
sleeps 6 - 10 guests 6 - 10
5 bedrooms 5
4 bathrooms 4
no dogs allowed

5 bedroom Large Country House

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.

Facilities & Features: TVFree Wifi
Price from £1100
Next available 21/05 to 27/05/22
no booking fee
sleeps 1 - 4 guests 1 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed
4 star

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Lodge

High quality 2 bedroom holiday lodge in the Scottish Borders, with superb countryside views to the Eden and Tweed valley, warm bubbly outdoor private hot tub and access to tennis court on the farm, just 3 miles from Kelso.

Facilities & Features: Digital TVFree WifiOutdoor Hot TubTennis court
Price from £2950
Next available 14/11 to 17/11/22
sleeps 1 - 14 guests 1 - 14
6 bedrooms 6
6 bathrooms 6
no dogs allowed

6 bedroom Large Country House

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.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiGames roomIndoor Hot TubHeated pool
Price from £435
Next available 28/05 to 04/06/22
sleeps 1 - 4 guests 1 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

2 bedroom Barn Conversion

Two bedroom country cottage located on the Cairnsmore Estate close to hills, forests and a tranquil nature reserve, both family-friendly and dog-friendly.

Facilities & Features: TVFree Wifi
Price from £525
Next available 09/07 to 30/07/22
sleeps 1 - 2 guests 1 - 2
1 bedrooms 1
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

1 bedroom Cottage

Lovely romantic retreat, an ideal base for discovering just what makes this part of Argyll and Bute so very special.

Facilities & Features: TV
Price from £300
Next available 19/05 to 28/05/22
sleeps 1 - 5 guests 1 - 5
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed

2 bedroom Rural Retreat

Escape on a tranquil rural retreat break to the beautiful Cheviot Hills, just 15 minutes' drive from Northumberland National Park, come and discover the excellent walking and riding country of the Scottish Borders.

Facilities & Features: Digital TVFree Wifi
Price from £650
Next available 10/06 to 27/06/22
no booking fee
sleeps 1 - 6 guests 1 - 6
3 bedrooms 3
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 3 dog(s) welcome3
4 star

3 bedroom Cottage with Riverside Garden

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.

Facilities & Features: Digital TVFree Wifi
Price from £610
Next available 19/05 to 28/05/22
no booking fee
sleeps 2 - 6 guests 2 - 6
3 bedrooms 3
2 bathrooms 2
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

3 bedroom Country Cottage

One of a collection of high quality cottages in a stunning setting with loch views in Argyll and Bute in Scotland, pet-friendly and sleeping up to 6 people.

Facilities & Features: TVFree Wifi
Price from £1440
Next available 22/05 to 27/05/22
no booking fee
sleeps 1 - 22 guests 1 - 22
7 bedrooms 7
4 bathrooms 4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

7 bedroom Large Country House

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.

Facilities & Features: TVFree WifiGames roomOutdoor Hot TubSauna
Price from £435
Next available 28/05 to 18/06/22
sleeps 1 - 4 guests 1 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2

2 bedroom Barn Conversion

Get away from it all with a break at this charming 2 bedroom Scottish country cottage, this property is ideal for a relaxing break in a tranquil part of Dumfries and Galloway.

Facilities & Features: TV
Price from £750
Next available 10/09 to 07/10/22
sleeps 1 - 2 guests 1 - 2
1 bedrooms 1
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 6 dog(s) welcome6
5 star

1 bedroom Barn Conversion

Romantic one bedroom pet-friendly holiday cottage, set at Auchteralyth Steadings where you can soak up stunning panoramic views over the Vale of Strathmore.

Facilities & Features: TVFree Wifi
Price from £350
Next available 12/06 to 16/06/22
no booking fee
sleeps 2 - 4 guests 2 - 4
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome2
4 star

2 bedroom Cottage

Welcoming 2 bedroom pet-friendly holiday cottage on Scottish farming estate by Glen Affric in the Scottish Highlands, with access to excellent onsite seasonal leisure facilities including a heated seasonal indoor swimming pool, a children’s play area and a games room.

Facilities & Features: Gold Award Winning CottageDigital TVFree WifiGames roomHeated pool
Price from £447
Next available 23/05 to 03/06/22
sleeps 3 - 6 guests 3 - 6
3 bedrooms 3
1 bathrooms 1
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome1
3 star

3 bedroom Cottage

3 bedroom dog-friendly holiday home with enclosed garden in Northern Highlands.

Price from £529
Next available 23/10 to 28/10/22
sleeps 2 - 6 guests 2 - 6
2 bedrooms 2
1 bathrooms 1
no dogs allowed
3 star

2 bedroom Holiday Apartment

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

Facilities & Features: Digital TV
Price from £2055
Next available -
sleeps 1 - 15 guests 1 - 15
7 bedrooms 7
7 bathrooms 7
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome1
5 star

7 bedroom Large Country House

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.

Facilities & Features: TV
* Price quoted is not inclusive of any applicable booking fees or local charges.