Self catering and country cottages in Scotland

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Scotland, or bonny Scotland as it is aptly named, is a great location for a country cottage holiday. 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 £2596 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (4)

Next availability:
from 02 March 2019 to 30 March 2019; from 20 April 2019 to 25 May 2019; from 15 June 2019 to 27 July 2019;

Glencarron Lodge (for 18) & Cottage (8), Lochcarron, Strathcarron, Inverness, Highland, Scotland

15 bedroom Large Country House, Northern Scotland.

Two stone-built holiday homes with a wonderful countryside setting in the Scottish Highlands (one country house sleeping up to 18 and one stone-built cottage sleeping 8 or 9), ideal for those looking to discover the natural beauty, walking and outdoor sporting pursuits available in the Scottish Highlands.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £525 to £2290 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 24 people in 15 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 8
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 30 March 2019 to 06 April 2019; from 23 April 2019 to 29 April 2019; from 04 May 2019 to 11 May 2019;

Cairngorm Lodges, Dinnet nr Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabins, Near the Cairngorms National Park.

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.

Price range from £530 to £740 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (3)

Next availability:
from 01 March 2019 to 10 April 2019; from 14 April 2019 to 15 April 2019; from 26 April 2019 to 27 May 2019;

Glen Prosen Cottage, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Perthshire.

Spacious and stylish, this one bedroom holiday cottage features a large romantic double bedroom (can be made up as a twin on request) and an ensuite shower room.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £419 to £628 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (5)

Next availability:
from 20 February 2019 to 03 April 2019; from 06 April 2019 to 13 April 2019; from 20 April 2019 to 24 May 2019;

Cairnsmore Stable Cottage, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

2 bedroom Barn Conversion, South West Scotland.

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.

Price range from £325 to £525 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 20 February 2019 to 23 February 2019; from 02 March 2019 to 09 March 2019; from 16 March 2019 to 23 March 2019;

The Tackroom, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

1 bedroom Barn Conversion, Galloway South West Scotland.

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.

Price range from £285 to £455 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed
Next availability:
from 20 February 2019 to 29 June 2019;

Orchard Hideaway, , Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom , Scottish Borders.

Outdoor Hot Tub, Stylish, Country Views, Romantic, Family, Tranquil.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £700 to £1800 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

Castle Menzies Farm Holiday Cottages, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottages, Highland Perthshire.

A collection of five unique country cottages, each with its own private garden, located within the stunning scenery of the Upper Tay Valley in Highland Perthshire.

Special features: tennis court.

Price range from £10000 to £0 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

Eden Hideaway, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Bespoke Wooden Luxury Chalets, Scottish Borders.

Stylish high quality 2 bedroom holiday lodge with warm bubbly outdoor 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.

Price range from £700 to £1800 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

Mountwood Lodges, Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Log Lodges, Central Scotland.

Collection of three 5 star rated log cabins with luxurious interiors set in beautiful countryside in Perthshire close to the Ochil Hills, ideal for a tranquil rural retreat break.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £700 to £1080 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (5)


Special Offer: from 18 March 2019 to 18 May 2019;
Late availability: from 19 February 2019 to 29 March 2019;