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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Turnberry Holiday Lodge, Dailly, Ayrshire, Scotland

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

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 March to 04 April 20 from 18 April to 01 August 20

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 05 June to 07 June 20 from 21 June to 12 July 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 09 May to 12 May 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 29 March to 03 April 20 from 05 April to 24 April 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 31 March to 11 April 20 from 18 April to 23 May 20

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: £770
Next availability:
from 29 March to 06 April 20 from 13 April to 26 May 20

The Cabin near Dunvegan, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland

1 bedroom Holiday Cabin, Inner Hebrides.

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 04 April to 11 April 20 from 25 April to 28 April 20

Glen Prosen Cottage, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Perthshire.

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

Romantic one bedroom pet-friendly holiday cottage, set at Auchteralyth Steadings where you can soak up stunning panoramic views over the Vale of Strathmore.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £461
Next availability:
from 29 March to 16 May 20 from 23 May to 20 June 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 31 March to 04 April 20 from 21 April to 16 May 20

Courtyard Family Cottage, Central Scotland , Forfar, Angus, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, East Coast Scotland.

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

This semi detached converted coach house is located next to the owner’s home in the village of Letham, 5 miles from Forfar in Angus, Scotland.

Weekly Price from: £350
Next availability:
from 18 April to 09 May 20 from 16 May to 23 May 20

Unique Tower House near the River Tweed, Coldstream, Borders, Scotland

4 bedroom Tower House, Scotland.

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

Looking for a unique and special holiday house to rent in the Scottish Borders?.

Weekly Price from: £492
Next availability:
from 18 July to 01 August 20 from 29 August to 10 October 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 March to 04 April 20 from 18 April to 09 May 20