Self catering and country cottages in Scotland

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Scotland, or bonny Scotland as it is aptly named, is a great location for a country cottage holiday. 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’s 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 ‘wee’ 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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Unique Tower House near the River Tweed, Coldstream, Borders, Scotland

4 bedroom Tower House, Scotland.

Looking for a unique and special holiday house to rent in the Scottish Borders?.

Price range from £417 to £1078 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 30 September 2017 to 11 October 2017; from 13 October 2017 to 14 October 2017; from 28 October 2017 to 23 December 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cairnsmore Stable Cottage, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West Scotland.

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

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £325 to £525 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 28 October 2017 to 30 December 2017; from 06 January 2018 to 10 February 2018;

phone 01671 404085 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

5 bedroom Country Cottage, Highlands.

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.

Price range from £875 to £1813 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 01 October 2017 to 22 October 2017; from 29 October 2017 to 28 November 2017; from 06 December 2017 to 10 December 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Signal Box Cottage in the Cairngorms, Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

1 bedroom Unusual Holiday Cottage, Scottish Cairngorms.

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.

Price range from £250 to £562 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 21 October 2017 to 23 October 2017; from 27 October 2017 to 28 October 2017; from 05 January 2018 to 13 January 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Mill House, Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland

5 bedroom Unique Cottage, Scottish Borders.

Converted 5 bedroom watermill with a truly enviable riverside location (salmon and trout fishing possible by arrangement and with a permit), impressive river views and an excellent location just 2 miles from the heart of Peebles and just 24 miles from the beautiful city of Edinburgh.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £695 to £1595 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 24 September 2017 to 02 October 2017; from 06 October 2017 to 14 October 2017; from 28 October 2017 to 03 November 2017;

phone 07795 433833 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Turnberry Holiday Lodge, Dailly, Ayrshire, Scotland

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

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.

Price range from £306 to £669 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 30 September 2017 to 14 October 2017; from 28 October 2017 to 04 November 2017; from 05 January 2018 to 28 July 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Portsoy Coastal Cottage, Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Stone-Built Cottage, Scotland.

Enjoy a stay in a traditional Scottish holiday home close to the coast at this 3 bedroom family-cottage.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £361 to £788 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 30 September 2017 to 29 December 2017; from 05 January 2018 to 31 March 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

3 bedroom , Scotland - Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

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.

Price range from £364 to £787 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 10 November 2017 to 18 November 2017; from 25 November 2017 to 22 December 2017; from 27 December 2017 to 29 December 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cairngorm Lodges, Dinnet nr Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabins, Near the Cairngorms National Park.

A collection of 5 good quality dog-friendly log cabins nestled by woodlands, ideally located for discovering the best of Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland.

Price range from £460 to £645 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 28 September 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 30 October 2017 to 03 November 2017; from 10 November 2017 to 13 November 2017;

phone 07583 436040 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Inverallan Country House, Scottish Highlands, Grantown-On-Spey, Inverness-shire, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House, Highlands near Cairngorms National Park.

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.

Price range from £1795 to £4385 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 15 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 01 October 2017 to 02 October 2017; from 06 November 2017 to 01 April 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Greenswangs House, Dalton, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

4 bedroom Large Country House, Dumfriess-shire.

Unique high quality Scottish country house with relaxing hot tub, just 20 minutes drive from Dumfries and Carlisle, ideal for large family gatherings, wedding parties or groups of friends.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £876 to £1927 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 09 October 2017; from 16 October 2017 to 30 October 2017;

phone 01884 849 127 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

7 bedroom Large Country House, Scottish Borders.

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, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1190 to £2100 per week
Sleeps from 7 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 September 2017 to 29 September 2017; from 02 October 2017 to 06 October 2017; from 08 October 2017 to 13 October 2017;

phone 0165974320 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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

2 bedroom Cottage, South West Scotland.

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.

Price range from £266 to £572 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 16 December 2017 to 23 December 2017; from 30 December 2017 to 06 January 2018; from 27 January 2018 to 14 March 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mountwood Lodges, Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Log Lodges, Central Scotland.

Collection of three 5 star rated log cabins with luxurious interiors set in beautiful countryside in Perthshire close to the Ochil Hills, ideal for a tranquil rural retreat break.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £720 to £1200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 23 September 2017 to 28 October 2017;

phone 01764 662609 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Seaview Terrace with Loch Views, Fort William, Highland, Scotland

3 bedroom Holiday Home, Scottish Highlands.

Spacious 3 bedroom holiday home in a tranquil location close to the heart of Fort William, with superb views over the sea loch, Loch Linnhe.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £385 to £850 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 13 October 2017 to 14 October 2017; from 21 October 2017 to 22 October 2017; from 27 October 2017 to 28 October 2017;

phone 07867527688 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Ghillie's Country Cottage, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland

2 bedroom Farmstay, Isle of Skye.

Escape from the world to a farm with a river nearby where you can fish on the Isle of Skye in the Scottish Western Isles; two bedroom country cottage accommodates four people in comfort just a short walk from the sea ; come to enjoy a spot of angling, peaceful walks and spectacular sea views.

Price range from £272 to £548 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)
Next availability:
from 14 October 2017 to 22 October 2017; from 11 November 2017 to 18 November 2017; from 25 November 2017 to 29 December 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glen Prosen Cottage, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Perthshire.

Spacious and stylish, this one bedroom holiday cottage features a large romantic double bedroom (can be made up as a twin on request) and an ensuite shower room.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £173 to £628 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 29 September 2017 to 30 September 2017; from 10 October 2017 to 22 December 2017; from 03 January 2018 to 18 February 2018;

phone 01575 530474 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Aberfoyle Apartment, Aberfoyle, Stirlingshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage Apartment, Scotland.

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

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £245 to £457 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (2)
Next availability:
from 30 September 2017 to 21 October 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Glen Euchar Holiday House, Kilninver near Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Scotland - Argyll & The Isles.

Rural retreat with 4 bedrooms and a lovely bubbly hot tub with some spectacular countryside views, close to the coast and just 10 miles from the charming seaside town of Oban.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £507 to £1191 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)
Next availability:
from 25 November 2017 to 15 December 2017; from 02 January 2018 to 10 February 2018; from 17 February 2018 to 17 March 2018;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Keil View Dog-Friendly Holiday House near the Great Glen Way, Corran, Highland, Scotland

4 bedroom Large Country House, Highlands.

Large spacious 4 bedroom Highland holiday house with some fantastic leisure facilities on offer, making this a great place to stay for groups of friends or family, enjoy a relaxing holiday with a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and games room on site, just 10 miles from Fort William.

Special features: pool (), games room.

Price range from £1095 to £2495 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 10 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)
Next availability:
from 02 October 2017 to 09 October 2017; from 10 November 2017 to 21 November 2017; from 29 November 2017 to 21 December 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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