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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The Tackroom, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Galloway South West Scotland.

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

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

Weekly Price from: £285
Next availability:
from 24 February to 04 July 20 from 18 July to 31 October 20

Shoreside Seaside Cottage, Southern Scotland , Burnmouth, Borders, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Scottish Borders.

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

Three bedroom family-friendly fisherman's cottage with sea views, situated close to the Berwickshire Coastal Path and within reach of Northumberland's National Park, discover beautiful coast and countryside close by.

Weekly Price from: £330
Next availability:
from 24 February to 21 March 20 from 28 March to 04 April 20

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West Scotland.

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £325
Next availability:
from 29 February to 04 April 20 from 18 April to 16 May 20

Orchard Hideaway, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Lodge, Scottish Borders.

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

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.

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

Weekly Price from: £700
Next availability:
from 01 March to 13 March 20 from 15 March to 04 April 20

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

1 bedroom Apartment, Isle of Skye.

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: £309
Next availability:
from 26 February to 01 March 20 from 04 April to 27 April 20

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

2 bedroom Farmstay, Isle of Skye.

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £379
Next availability:
from 26 February to 29 February 20 from 14 March to 04 April 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 28 February to 13 March 20 from 20 March to 27 March 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 26 February to 29 February 20 from 07 March to 04 April 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 24 February to 29 February 20 from 08 March to 11 March 20

Tweed Hideaway, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Wooden Holiday Lodge, Scottish Borders.

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

Stylish 2 bedroom holiday lodge with country views in the Scottish Borders, with a warm bubbly outdoor private hot tub and on-site tennis court, this is a great place to relax and unwind on holiday.

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

Weekly Price from: £770
Next availability:
from 24 February to 04 March 20 from 07 March to 20 March 20

The Old Customs house, Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

4 bedroom Cottage, Moray Firth.

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
Next availability:
from 24 February to 28 February 20 from 01 March to 03 April 20

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

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

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £395
Next availability:
from 26 February to 28 February 20 from 20 March to 03 April 20