Cottages to rent for self-catering breaks in Gairloch, Highland, Scotland

Gairloch is a quaint seaside village located by the shores of Loch Gairloch on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands.  This pretty village with white washed fishermen’s cottages has attractive sea views out towards the Isle of Skye.  Gairloch could be a good choice for a remote self-catering break in the Scottish Highlands as this part of the Scottish Highlands is off the main tourist track.  What’s more, the countryside in and around Gairloch is rich with stunning unspoilt scenery and can be good for wildlife watching.  Enjoy browsing for coastal and self-catering cottages in and near Gairloch.

Facts about what Gairloch offers for Self-Catering Holidays


Gairloch is located some 70 miles from Inverness in a remote part of the Scottish Highlands so may be well suited for relaxed cottage breaks where you simply want to focus on taking it easy and getting away from it all.  Or if you prefer to get out and about exploring there are plenty of choices when it comes to things to see and do.

There are a few attractions within Gairloch such as an award winning museum.  Further along the coast there is also a lighthouse where entry is currently free, a visitor centre and walking trails.  Within the village itself there are a few shops including an award winning butchers, galleries and gift shops.  In Gairloch there is a small shingle beach but near the village along the Wester Ross coast there are also a number of sandy beaches to be found where you can enjoy walks and time by the seaside.  
When it comes to enjoying the outdoors Gairloch has lots to offer.  The village has a golf course with fabulous views down towards the local sandy beach.   Those who relish the idea of hiking may want to head to the nearby mountains of An Groban and Sithean Mor.  For a more sedate experience why not visit Inverewe Gardens which are a National Trust green award winning attraction?  Fishing trips and wildlife watching trips can be picked up from the village harbour.  It is even possible to go whale watching in season.  

All in all people visit the area around Gairloch for wonderful fresh air, wild unspoilt landscapes, seascape views, safe sandy beaches and the wonderful wildlife which includes eagles, deer and whales.

In and around Gairloch you may be able to find various options when it comes to self-catering accommodation from crofters cottages and country cottages to seaside holiday cottages.  We trust that you will enjoy browsing through the available choices.

Featured Self catering country cottages near Gairloch, Highland, Scotland:

Biallid House in the Cairngorms, Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

7 bedroom Manor House, Scottish Highlands.

sleeps 2 - 15 guests
2 - 15
7 bedrooms
7
4 bathrooms
4
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2

Roomy 7 bedroom country house in the Cairngorms National Park, featuring lovely mountain and country views, as well as fishing on the River Spey where guests can fish for trout and salmon.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Weekly Price from: £995
Next availability:
from 25 February to 02 March 20 from 09 March to 13 March 20

Brucanich Romantic Cottage for 2-4, Kingussie, Highlands And Islands , Farr, Kingussie, Highland, Scotland

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, Cairngorms National Park.

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

Romantic retreat on outskirts of Kingussie, ideal location for discovering the Cairngorms National Park.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £281
Next availability:
from 29 February to 07 March 20 from 14 March to 02 May 20

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

1 bedroom Unusual Holiday Cottage, Scottish Cairngorms.

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

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.

Weekly Price from: £250
Next availability:
from 04 April to 18 April 20 from 18 July to 01 August 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 25 February to 27 February 20 from 03 March to 06 March 20

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 27 February to 11 April 20 from 25 April to 09 May 20

We have no cottages within Gairloch itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Gairloch. For more options please take a look at our search assistant or to widen your search, why not take a look at available Last Minute Cottages in Scotland