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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Shoreside Seaside Cottage, Southern Scotland , Burnmouth, Borders, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, Scottish Borders.

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
3 bedrooms
3
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed
3 star

Three bedroom family-friendly fisherman's cottage with sea views, situated close to the Berwickshire Coastal Path and within reach of Northumberland's National Park, discover beautiful coast and countryside close by.

Weekly Price from: £330
Next availability:
from 21 February to 21 March 20 from 28 March to 04 April 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 18 February to 21 February 20 from 23 February to 06 March 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 22 February to 08 March 20 from 11 March to 28 March 20

Craig Alvah Lodge, Bridge of Alvah, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

6 bedroom Large Country House, Speyside.

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: £2650
Next availability:
from 19 February to 21 February 20 from 02 March to 06 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 21 February to 22 February 20 from 04 April to 18 April 20

Nantusi, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland

3 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Scotland Central.

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
dog-friendly cottage, 1 dog(s) welcome
1

Homely sleeps 3 holiday cottage with access to indoor swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi, just half an hour's drive from the Cairngorm National Park.

Special features: pool (Shared access to owner's swimming pool at set times), sauna.

Weekly Price from: £313
Next availability:
from 21 February to 03 March 20 from 10 March to 13 March 20

The Ghillie's Country Cottage, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, Scotland

2 bedroom Farmstay, Isle of Skye.

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

Escape from the world to a farm with a river nearby where you can fish on the Isle of Skye in the Scottish Western Isles; two bedroom country cottage accommodates four people in comfort just a short walk from the sea ; come to enjoy a spot of angling, peaceful walks and spectacular sea views.

Weekly Price from: £379
Next availability:
from 22 February to 29 February 20 from 14 March to 04 April 20

The Tackroom, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Galloway South West Scotland.

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 22 February to 04 July 20 from 18 July to 31 October 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 24 February to 29 February 20 from 07 March to 04 April 20

Cairngorm Lodges, Dinnet nr Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabins, Near the Cairngorms National Park.

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

A collection of 5 good quality dog-friendly log cabins secluded away in a Scots pine forest, ideally located for discovering the best of Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland.

Weekly Price from: £555
Next availability:
from 22 February to 02 March 20 from 06 March to 09 March 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 22 February to 29 February 20 from 18 April to 09 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 18 February to 21 February 20 from 23 February to 28 February 20