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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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 29 November to 27 December 21 from 03 January to 19 February 22

Sleeps 2 Apartment, Trinity Crescent, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Central Scotland, 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: £376
Next availability:
from 14 December to 01 February 22

Courtyard Family Cottage, Central Scotland , Forfar, Angus, North East Scotland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £549
Next availability:
from 29 November to 30 December 21 from 08 January to 02 April 22

Torr Beag, Kilmartin, Argyll and Bute, Central Scotland, 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: £353
Next availability:
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Oyster Bay Lodge, Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway, Borders & Southern Scotland, Scotland

2 bedroom Holiday Lodge

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

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Holiday Lodge in Dumfries and Galloway.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £418
Next availability:
from 29 November to 04 December 21 from 11 December to 23 December 21

Aberfoyle Apartment, Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire, Central Scotland, 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: £273
Next availability:
from 03 December to 24 December 21 from 02 January to 12 July 22

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: £2005
Next availability:
from 03 December to 06 December 21 from 04 January to 13 March 22

Easter Urray Country Cottage, Muir of Ord, Inverness-shire, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

5 bedroom Country Cottage

sleeps 4 - 10 guests
4 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £926
Next availability:
from 03 December to 19 December 21 from 07 January to 03 April 22

Brucanich Romantic Cottage for 2-4, Kingussie, Highlands And Islands , Farr, Kingussie, Highland, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat

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

Romantic retreat on outskirts of Kingussie, ideal location for discovering the Cairngorms National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £293
Next availability:
from 29 November to 23 December 21 from 30 December to 08 January 22

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: £510
Next availability:
from 06 January to 02 April 22 from 23 April to 30 April 22

Greshornish Boathouse Dogs-welcome Apartment, Highlands and Islands, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scottish Islands , Scotland

1 bedroom Apartment

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

Unique one bedroom holiday home above a boathouse right by the shores of Loch Greshornish on the magical Isle of Skye.

Weekly Price from: £317
Next availability:
from 08 January to 30 January 22 from 01 February to 19 March 22

Turnberry Holiday Lodge, Dailly, Ayrshire, Central Scotland, Scotland

4 bedroom Cottage

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

Smart 4 bedroom holiday lodge with countryside views, located on a leisure park with access to fantastic shared leisure facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, gym and games room, ideal for a relaxing holiday in Ayrshire.

Special features: pool (), games room, sauna.

Weekly Price from: £386
Next availability:
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