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

Halkirk is a small rural village located in the very north of Scotland just 7 miles from Thurso, the most northerly town on the UK mainland.    Surrounded by farmlands, a cottage stay in Halkirk is likely to appeal to those looking for a remote self-catering holiday destination in Scotland.  This part of the Scottish Highlands, known as Caithness, is far from the typical Highland tourist trail and here you can find ample opportunities for solitude and quiet unspoilt places. Take time out to try some country pursuits like walking, fishing or golfing.  What’s more in and around Halkirk you can find both plentiful green countryside plus a beautiful coastline just a few miles away, giving you the best of both worlds.  Enjoy browsing for self-catering cottages in and near Halkirk.

Facts about Self-Catering Holidays in Halkirk


For walks, the coastline around Dunnet Head is said to be particularly picturesque.  When it comes to fishing, there are a number of lochs where you can fish in Caithness.  Some also like to try their hand at sea fishing from the shore.  Keen golfers will be pleased to hear that Thurso has a golf course.  There is also a castle on the outskirts of Thurso but this is in a ruinous state.  Thurso has a tourist information office and to get the best out of your holiday in the area it is advisable to pop in to the tourist office on arrival for free information and recommendations.  One exciting benefit of staying in Caithness is that from Scrabster you can catch a ferry to take you all the way to the Orkney Isles.  The Orkney Islands are renowned for their wild, rugged beauty and for their birdlife and whale watching opportunities.  We hope you find good quality self-catering accommodation in or near Halkirk for your Scottish holiday.   

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

Craigellachie House, Aviemore, Highland, Scotland

4 bedroom Big Cottage, Highlands.

sleeps 2 - 8 guests
2 - 8
4 bedrooms
4
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
4 star

High quality 4 bedroom family-friendly holiday house in Aviemore, with an outdoor private hot tub, sauna and games room, this holiday home enjoys an excellent location for discovering some of the best of the Cairngorms, as well as some excellent leisure facilities.

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

Weekly Price from: £815
Next availability:
from 25 February to 28 February 20 from 02 March to 05 March 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

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

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

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

We have no cottages within Halkirk itself currently. However,the properties listed above are all within a 40 mile radius of Halkirk. 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