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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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: £2650


Late availability: from 24 August to 28 August 20

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
no dogs allowed

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


Late availability: from 15 July to 17 July 20

Glen Prosen Cottage, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion

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

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

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £190


Late availability: from 07 August to 13 August 20

The Old Customs house, Banff, Aberdeenshire, North East Scotland, Scotland

4 bedroom Cottage

sleeps 1 - 10 guests
1 - 10
4 bedrooms
4
5 bathrooms
5
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Luxurious sleeps 10 holiday house in Banff with sea views, private hot tub and an excellent location along Banff's marina.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £1300


Late availability: from 30 August to 03 September 20

Aberfoyle Apartment, Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire, Central Scotland including Edinburgh & Glasgow, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage Apartment

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

Get away and discover the beauty and charm of Stirlingshire with a stay in this welcoming holiday apartment.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £261
Next availability:
from 22 July to 17 August 20 from 31 August to 12 September 20

Torr Beag, Kilmartin, Argyll and Bute, Central Scotland including Edinburgh & Glasgow, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage

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

Comfortable 3 bedroom cottage close to Loch Sween, around 11 miles from Lochgilphead.

Weekly Price from: £338
Next availability:
from 12 September to 10 October 20 from 17 October to 24 October 20

Kamba Cottage, Kirriemuir, Perthshire, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage

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

Welcoming 3 bedroom holiday cottage in a rural setting with one other holiday home close to Kirriemuir and the Angus Glens, enjoying shared access to the owner's excellent leisure facilities which comprise an indoor swimming pool, a Jacuzzi and a sauna.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared use of sauna/Jacuzzi/swimming pool in owners' house from 11am to 3pm and 4.30pm to 7pm), indoor hot tub, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £511
Next availability:
from 25 July to 27 July 20 from 31 July to 01 August 20

Eden Hideaway, Kelso, Borders, Borders & Southern Scotland, Scotland

2 bedroom Bespoke Wooden Luxury Chalets

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

Stylish high quality 2 bedroom holiday lodge with warm bubbly outdoor private hot tub and superb countryside views of the Eden and Tweed Valley, set on an organic farm in the Scottish Borders.

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

Weekly Price from: £770
Next availability:
from 19 July to 20 July 20 from 22 August to 24 August 20

The Cabin near Dunvegan, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scottish Islands , Scotland

1 bedroom Holiday Cabin

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

Stylish romantic cabin with loch views, situated close to Dunvegan on the beatiful Isle of Skye.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £366
Next availability:
from 24 October to 31 October 20 from 05 November to 07 November 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 16 July to 07 August 20 from 21 August to 04 September 20

Craigellachie House, Aviemore, Highland, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

4 bedroom Big Cottage

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

High quality 4 bedroom family-friendly holiday house in Aviemore, with an outdoor private hot tub, sauna and games room, this holiday home enjoys an excellent location for discovering some of the best of the Cairngorms, as well as some excellent leisure facilities.

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

Weekly Price from: £815
Next availability:
from 31 July to 01 August 20 from 16 August to 17 August 20

Alvey House, Newtonmore, Highland, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

9 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 10 - 19 guests
10 - 19
9 bedrooms
9
9 bathrooms
9
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
4 star

Large Victorian villa offering spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to 19 people in the village of Newtonmore in the Cairngorms.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £1129
Next availability:
from 05 September to 07 September 20 from 11 September to 26 September 20