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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Ellary Cottages, Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage, West Coast Scotland - Mid Argyll.

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

A collection of high quality cottages, most of which are beautifully located right next to the sea, in secluded settings in gorgeous Argyll and Bute in Scotland.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £365


Late availability: from 23 February to 15 April 20

The Turbine House, Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

1 bedroom Cottage, Ellary Estate.

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

Lovely romantic retreat, an ideal base for discovering just what makes this part of Argyll and Bute so very special.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £395


Special Offer: from 23 February to 31 December 20

Mountwood Lodges, Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland

3 bedroom Log Lodges, Central Scotland.

sleeps 2 - 6 guests
2 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
2 bathrooms
2
no dogs allowed
5 star

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.

Weekly Price from: £700


Special Offer: from 23 February to 10 April 20

The Sheiling, Scalloway, Shetland, Scotland

2 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Shetland Isles.

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

Situated in the coastal village of Scalloway close to the harbour and just a short walk from the local beach, this property sleeps up to 4 and is only around 6 miles from Lerwick.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £490

Tigh an Uillt, Strachur near Inverary, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

2 bedroom Cottage, West Coast of Scotland.

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

Very special family-friendly cottage in Scotland with panoramic loch and mountain views.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £350

Plumbraes Barn Holiday Cottages, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

5 bedroom Farm Cottages, Scottish Borders.

sleeps 1 - 10 guests
1 - 10
5 bedrooms
5
3 bathrooms
3
dog-friendly cottage
4 star

Small collection of barns and cottages set on a working farm with stunning country views in the Scottish Borders, just 3 miles from Kelso, with access to a tennis court on site, and river walks nearby.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Weekly Price from: £350

Tomich Holidays, Tomich, Beauly, Highland, Scotland

3 bedroom Cottage Complex, Scottish Highlands.

sleeps 1 - 6 guests
1 - 6
3 bedrooms
3
1.5 bathrooms
1.5
dog-friendly cottage, 2 dog(s) welcome
2
3 star

Nestled in the unspoilt Scottish Highlands is this collection of cottages and log cabins, enjoying access to excellent onsite leisure facilities including a swimming pool (open from mid March to end of October), a games room and a children's play area with swings, slide and an adventure playground area, just 25 miles from Loch Ness.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Seasonal from April to October. Shared on site, 200 metres from properties), games room.

Weekly Price from: £330

Williamscraig Country Cottages, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland

3 bedroom Collection of Rural Country Cottages, Central Scotland.

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

Get away to the unspoilt West Lothian countryside for a relaxing cottage break, just 20 minute's train ride from Edinburgh yet a world away in terms of tranquility and relaxation, each holiday cottage is equipped with its own private bubbly hot tub and there is a fantastic children's play park with swings, seesaw and slides to keep the kids entertained.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £525

Royal Deeside Woodland Lodges, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabins, Cairngorm National Park.

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

Collection of holiday log cabins backing on to a nature reserve in Royal Deeside, with walks next to the nearby loch close by and the Cairngorms National Park within reach for days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £350

Lambing Field Rural Retreat, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Cheviot Hills.

sleeps 1 - 5 guests
1 - 5
2 bedrooms
2
1 bathrooms
1
no dogs allowed

Escape on a tranquil rural retreat break to the beautiful Cheviot Hills, just 15 minutes' drive from Northumberland National Park, come and discover the excellent walking and riding country of the Scottish Borders.

Weekly Price from: £280

Red Squirrel Log Cabin, Fochabers, Banffshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Pine Lodge, Grampian.

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

High quality log cabin with relaxing hot tub, ideally located for discovering the Malt Whisky Trail and the Moray Coast, the Cairngorms National Park is also within reach for days out.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Weekly Price from: £500

HeatheryHaugh Lodges, Moffat, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

3 bedroom Holiday Lodges, Scottish Borders .

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

Small collection of welcoming and homely pet-friendly and family-friendly lodges on the outskirts of Moffat, by the Moffat Hills, within an hour's drive of both Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Special features: free internet access.

Weekly Price from: £350