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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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 July 2019 to 27 July 2019; from 18 July 2019 to 27 July 2019;
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Lambing Field Rural Retreat, Kelso, Borders, Scotland

2 bedroom Rural Retreat, Cheviot Hills.

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.

Price range from £280 to £350 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

Williamscraig Country Cottages, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland

3 bedroom Collection of Rural Country Cottages, Central Scotland.

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.

Price range from £525 to £995 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: (4)

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

2 bedroom Cottage, West Coast of Scotland.

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

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £350 to £650 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (4)

The Sheiling, Scalloway, Shetland, Scotland

2 bedroom Coastal Cottage, Shetland Isles.

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.

Price range from £490 to £630 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (3)

West Wing, Knockbrex, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland

4 bedroom Wing of Country House, Galloway.

Welcome to the West Wing, Knockbrex - A beautiful, Grade II* Listed Country House, located on the Solway Coastline with amazing sea views.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £445 to £1065 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (4)

Royal Deeside Woodland Lodges, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Log Cabins, Cairngorm National Park.

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.

Price range from £350 to £575 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: (3)

Red Squirrel Log Cabin, Fochabers, Banffshire, Scotland

2 bedroom Pine Lodge, Grampian.

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.

Price range from £500 to £820 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed