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

4 bedroom Tower House, Scotland.

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

Price range from £451 to £2554 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (4)

Next availability:
from 28 March 2019 to 30 March 2019; from 20 April 2019 to 25 May 2019; from 15 June 2019 to 13 July 2019;

Edingtonhill House, Berwick on Tweed, Berwickshire, Scotland

7 bedroom Large Country House, Scottish Borders.

Edingtonhill House is a high quality 7 bedroom Scottish holiday home offering luxurious accommodation in the heart of the borders of Scotland, with an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and children's play area as well as a fantastic country location, this house really does have it all.

Special features: free internet access, pool (part of house), games room, outdoor hot tub, sauna.

Price range from £10000 to £0 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 22 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 March 2019 to 29 March 2019; from 31 March 2019 to 05 April 2019; from 07 April 2019 to 08 April 2019;

Creag Dhubh Country Cottage, Highlands And Islands , Newtonmore, Highland, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabin, Cairngorms National Park.

Wooden 2 bedroom holiday lodge nestled in the Cairngorms National Park close to Newtonmore, with a hot tub and cosy interior, this is a relaxing Scottish holiday home.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £346 to £708 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (4)

Next availability:
from 25 March 2019 to 31 March 2019; from 03 April 2019 to 13 April 2019; from 20 April 2019 to 27 April 2019;

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

4 bedroom Holiday Cottage, Scotland.

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.

Price range from £362 to £1818 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: (3)

Next availability:
from 13 April 2019 to 20 April 2019; from 27 April 2019 to 04 May 2019; from 18 May 2019 to 24 May 2019;

Oyster Catcher Dogs-welcome Cottage, Southern Scotland, Southerness, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, South West Scotland.

This is an outstanding 2 bedroom holiday home with an attractive garden and an outstanding setting right by the beach in the village of Southerness, enjoy sea views all day long with a stay at this very special dog-friendly holiday cottage.

Price range from £353 to £1925 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (3)

Next availability:
from 10 August 2019 to 24 August 2019; from 09 November 2019 to 14 December 2019; from 28 December 2019 to 08 February 2020;

Starfish Dogs-welcome Cottage, Central Scotland , Salen, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

1 bedroom Cottage, Scotland.

One bedroom Isle of Mull holiday cottage with wooden four poster bed, positioned on a hillside with fantastic views over the Sound of Mull, ideal holiday home for those looking to get away from it all and enjoy a romantic break in a tranquil naturally beautiful area of Scotland.

Special features: sauna.

Price range from £285 to £596 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: (3)

Next availability:
from 20 April 2019 to 27 April 2019; from 07 July 2019 to 08 July 2019; from 27 July 2019 to 17 August 2019;

Scridain View, Isle of Mull, Western Isles, Scotland

3 bedroom Holiday Bungalow, the Hebrides.

Charming 3 bedroom holiday bungalow located near the coast on the Isle of Mull.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £367 to £1606 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 March 2019 to 29 March 2019; from 05 April 2019 to 12 April 2019; from 19 April 2019 to 26 April 2019;

Grouse Farm Cottage, Johnstonebridge, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, Scotland.

Charming dog-friendly and family-friendly farm cottage situated close to Lockerbie.

Price range from £319 to £698 per week
Sleeps from 3 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (4)

Next availability:
from 03 April 2019 to 15 April 2019; from 20 April 2019 to 13 May 2019; from 20 May 2019 to 13 July 2019;

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

2 bedroom Farmstay, Isle of Skye.

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.

Price range from £387 to £1815 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (3)

Next availability:
from 29 March 2019 to 30 March 2019; from 06 April 2019 to 16 April 2019; from 23 April 2019 to 27 April 2019;

Nantusi, Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland

3 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Scotland Central.

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.

Price range from £313 to £1098 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 25 March 2019 to 29 March 2019; from 05 April 2019 to 13 April 2019; from 20 April 2019 to 29 April 2019;