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
Next availability:
from 18 November 2019 to 22 November 2019; from 24 November 2019 to 27 November 2019; from 29 November 2019 to 27 December 2019;


Special Offer: from 16 November 2019 to 22 December 2019; from 29 November 2019 to 20 December 2019; from 23 December 2019 to 27 December 2019;

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: £700
Next availability:
from 17 November 2019 to 23 November 2019; from 25 November 2019 to 29 November 2019; from 01 December 2019 to 15 December 2019;


Special Offer: from 16 November 2019 to 18 December 2019;

Eden Hideaway, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Bespoke Wooden Luxury Chalets, Scottish Borders.

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

Stylish high quality 2 bedroom holiday lodge with warm bubbly outdoor private hot tub and superb countryside views of the Eden and Tweed Valley, set on an organic farm in the Scottish Borders.

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

Weekly Price from: £650
Next availability:
from 17 November 2019 to 18 November 2019; from 30 November 2019 to 30 December 2019; from 03 January 2020 to 04 January 2020;


Special Offer: from 16 November 2019 to 06 December 2019;

Pet-Friendly Gatehouse of Fleet Cottage, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Scotland.

sleeps 2 - 7 guests
2 - 7
4 bedrooms
4
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1
3 star

Good value white-washed holiday cottage with a comfortable and welcoming interior and a dog-friendly policy, situated in Gatehouse of Fleet in Dumfries and Glloway, discover castles, forests and unspoilt Dumfries and Galloway's coast and countryside on a cottage break.

Weekly Price from: £362
Next availability:
from 07 December 2019 to 30 December 2019; from 02 January 2020 to 15 February 2020; from 22 February 2020 to 04 April 2020;

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 17 November 2019 to 21 December 2019; from 04 January 2020 to 22 February 2020; from 29 February 2020 to 16 May 2020;

Braewood Countryside Cottage, near the Great Glen Way, Whitebridge, Highland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Highlands.

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
4 star

This detached cottage is situated in the village of Whitebridge, within driving distance to Inverness in Scotland and it sleeps six people in three bedrooms.

Weekly Price from: £392
Next availability:
from 19 November 2019 to 28 December 2019; from 04 January 2020 to 04 April 2020; from 25 April 2020 to 09 May 2020;

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

5 bedroom Country Cottage, Highlands.

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: £875
Next availability:
from 19 November 2019 to 21 December 2019; from 04 January 2020 to 02 February 2020; from 24 September 2020 to 25 September 2020;

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 23 November 2019 to 28 December 2019; from 04 January 2020 to 20 June 2020;

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

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

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

Rural retreat with 4 bedrooms and a lovely bubbly private 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.

Weekly Price from: £656
Next availability:
from 19 November 2019 to 25 November 2019; from 02 December 2019 to 05 December 2019; from 12 December 2019 to 21 December 2019;

Weiroch Lodge, Tomintoul, Morayshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Speyside.

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 18 November 2019 to 07 December 2019; from 10 December 2019 to 05 April 2020; from 19 April 2020 to 03 May 2020;