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.

62 rental properties

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: £2800


Special Offer: from 19 September to 21 September 20
Late availability: from 19 September to 21 September 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 09 October to 12 October 20

The Old Manse of Monzie, Crieff, Perthshire, Highlands & Northern Scotland, Scotland

5 bedroom Large Country House

sleeps 2 - 12 guests
2 - 12
5 bedrooms
5
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 4 dog(s) welcome
4

Roomy 5 bedroom pet-friendly country house with private hot tub near Crieff.

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

Weekly Price from: £2300
Next availability:
from 20 September to 25 September 20 from 02 October to 09 October 20

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

2 bedroom Cottage

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 09 October to 10 October 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 05 November to 07 November 20 from 14 November to 30 November 20

Weiroch Lodge, Aberlour, Morayshire, North East Scotland, Scotland

3 bedroom Barn Conversion

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
3 bedrooms
3
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
5 star

5 star rated mill conversion in Speyside with fabulous country views, a secluded setting next to forest and hills and close proximity to the Speyside Way and River Spey.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £750
Next availability:
from 08 November to 20 December 20 from 12 January to 28 March 21

Turnberry Holiday Lodge, Dailly, Ayrshire, Central Scotland including Edinburgh & Glasgow, 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: £306
Next availability:
from 29 September to 07 October 20 from 17 October to 19 October 20

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

2 bedroom Barn Conversion

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 14 November to 19 December 20 from 29 December to 20 February 21

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 09 October to 06 November 20 from 27 November to 23 April 21

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

2 bedroom Log Cabin

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 07 November to 09 November 20 from 20 November to 19 December 20

The Tackroom, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Borders & Southern Scotland, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion

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 07 November to 15 May 21

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: £1895
Next availability:
from 03 October to 10 October 20