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, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House, Scottish Borders.

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 01 May to 03 May 20

Alvey House, Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

9 bedroom Large Country House, Highlands.

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 23 May to 30 May 20 from 20 June to 27 June 20

Aberfoyle Apartment, Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage Apartment, Central Scotland.

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 04 June to 14 July 20 from 16 July to 17 August 20

Craigellachie House, Aviemore, Highland, Scotland

4 bedroom Big Cottage, Highlands.

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 10 April to 24 April 20 from 27 April to 09 May 20

Atlas Holiday Lodge, Cawdor, Inverness-shire, Scotland

4 bedroom Eco-Friendly Lodge, Highlands.

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: £1022
Next availability:
from 12 September to 26 September 20 from 07 November to 05 December 20

Scridain View, Isle of Mull, Western Isles, Scotland

3 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, the Hebrides.

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

Charming 3 bedroom holiday bungalow located near the coast on the Isle of Mull.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £348
Next availability:
from 17 July to 31 July 20 from 07 August to 28 August 20

Turnberry Holiday Lodge, Dailly, Ayrshire, Scotland

4 bedroom Cottage, Scotland - Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

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: £306
Next availability:
from 18 April to 01 August 20 from 29 August to 24 September 20

St Abbs Coastal Cottage, St Abbs, Berwickshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Scotland.

sleeps 3 - 5 guests
3 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
3 star

Homely and welcoming family-friendly 3 bedroom coastal cottage in St Abbs, just a short walk from the seaside and just 11 miles from Berwick upon Tweed.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £283
Next availability:
from 10 April to 11 April 20 from 18 April to 25 April 20

Creag Dhubh Country Cottage, Highlands And Islands , Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Cairngorms National Park.

sleeps 2 - 5 guests
2 - 5
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

Wooden 2 bedroom holiday lodge nestled in the Cairngorms National Park close to Newtonmore, with a private hot tub and cosy interior, this is a relaxing Scottish holiday home.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £346
Next availability:
from 02 May to 09 May 20 from 23 May to 06 June 20

Craig Cottage, Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage with Riverside Garden, North Scotland.

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: £575
Next availability:
from 10 April to 24 April 20 from 27 April to 26 May 20

Oyster Catcher Dogs-welcome Cottage, Southern Scotland, Southerness, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, South West Scotland.

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

This is an outstanding 2 bedroom holiday home with an attractive garden and an outstanding setting right by the beach in the village of Southerness, enjoy sea views all day long with a stay at this very special dog-friendly holiday cottage.

Weekly Price from: £336
Next availability:
from 21 November to 28 November 20 from 05 December to 11 December 20

Torr Beag, Kilmartin, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Argyll and Bute.

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 11 July to 18 July 20 from 15 August to 22 August 20