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Highlands

The Highlands of Scotland epitomises all that magnificent wild and natural Britain has to offer. It’s the place to head for if you want to immerse yourself in wonderfully contrasting and every changing landscapes and tranquil locations devoid of mass tourism.

This region extends coast to coast taking in dramatic mountains, majestic lochs, heather clad moors and picturesque glens; quiet and unspoilt, nature as it was intended. It’s the perfect location for relaxing breaks, activity holidays, family holidays and romantic get-aways.

Full of historic interest at every turn, with ancient monuments and castles that tell the tale of the Highland clans, and there are plenty of great day outs, places of interest and activities to keep visitors fully occupied in this most beautiful part of the British Isles.

The Highlands region consists of distinctive sub-regions each with their own characteristics and unique charms, extending from Fort William and Lochaber in the south to the Northern Highlands.

Fort William is considered by many as the ‘outdoor capital’ of Scotland, this bustling town situated on the shores of Loch Linnhe has lots of places to eat and drink, interesting shops and is a great base for a wide selection of outdoor activities. The town is handy for trips into the dramatic and brooding Glen Coe and is the ‘road to the Isles’ which takes you through some of the most beautiful scenery in Scotland. The town is also right next to the world famous Ben Nevis (and its glen), Scotland’s highest mountain.

To the north is the iconic Loch Ness, some 23 miles long and 700 feet deep; in fact deep enough for a monster. Take a cruise to visit Urquhart Castle a once famous Great Glen fortress; there’s a visitor centre both here and on shore at Drumnadrochit.

‘The city of the Highlands’ Inverness is today a modern thriving city on the banks of the River Ness. It has a rich historical and cultural history with plenty of attractions including a great castle. Close by is Fort George a well preserved 18th century fortification built in the terrible aftermath of the Battle of Culloden, facing out over the Moray Firth.

To the east are the Black Isle and the Moray Firth, dotted with traditional fishing villages, hidden bays and golden sandy beaches. It’s a renowned dolphin watching area where you can see them quite close up from the shore if you’re lucky.

Further north still is the awe inspiring Northern Highlands, with plenty of castles and ancient monuments, massive lochs, atmospheric mountains and glens and magnificent coastlines that stretch for miles. This is a sparsely populated region where you can really get away from everyday life and connect with nature.

If you’re ready to begin your adventure take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in the Highlands today.
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  • Tigh na’ Caoiraich

    Invergarry, Tomdoun

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    1
    Ref: W43142


    Nestling on the hillside with wonderful views across the River Garry, this traditional holiday cottage is in a tranquil setting. On the road to the Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides, it makes a perfect base for touring the Highlands and West Coast of Scotland, or just relax and enjoy the beauty of the area. Wildlife is in abundance and golden eagles, deer, pine martens and otters are often spotted. Fishing, mountain biking, walking, canoeing and climbing are all available. Loch Ness, Fort William, Inverness and the Isle of Skye are all easily accessed. Shop 17 miles, pub and restaurant 10 miles.

    Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. 1 bunk bedroom with additional bunk (for alternative sleeping). Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: 2 double bedrooms (6ft, can be twin). Separate toilet.

    Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Economy 7 central heating, electric heaters, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freesat TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Wi-fi. 2-acre grounds with furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Natural water supply. No smoking. NB: Stream in grounds. Lochside 500 yards.

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  • Torosay

    Fort William

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: W40753

    Elevated position close to town centre

    This detached holiday property is situated in an elevated position with magnificent views over Loch Linnhe. A short walk from the centre of Fort William – the outdoor capital of the Highlands. This large spacious town house offers an exceptionally good standard of accommodation, whilst retaining many original features. There is a wealth of activities in the area including a golf course situated at the foot of Ben Nevis, fishing, walking, climbing, skiing and water sports. Fort William boasts some excellent restaurants, such as The Crannog, the specialist fish restaurant. The town offers a wide variety of shops, pubs and cafés. It provides easy access to Drumnadrochit (home of Nessie!), Inverness, Inverary and Oban. The isles of Skye, Mull, Iona and the Inner and Outer Hebrides are easily accessible. The Fort William to Mallaig steam train is a firm favourite with many visitors, especially as it passes over the Glenfinnan Viaduct, which featured in the Harry Potter films. Ben Nevis and Aonach Mor, with gondolier lifts and mountain bike trails offer something for everyone. Shop, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

    Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Shower room with toilet. Wooden floor throughout. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 2 twin. Bathroom with bath, shower attachment, shower cubicle and toilet.

    Open fire in living room included. Oil central heating included (£50per week October-March). Electricity included. Bed linen and towel hire. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed patio. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: Drops within grounds.

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  • Telford Townhouse

    Banavie, Fort William

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    1
    Ref: SGGC

    Set by the side of the Caledonian Canal and just a few miles from Fort William, the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK’, these beautifully presented apartments are perfectly placed for exploring this lovely area. Each apartment has its own separate entrance within a small complex of seven. Thoughtfully designed, the apartments have been furnished to a very high standard and offer wonderful accommodation in an exciting area. Fort William makes an excellent holiday base all year round. The town itself provides ample facilities and there is easy access to the magnificent countryside, offering many opportunities for the large number of outdoor pursuits such as mountain biking on the World Championship Course, climbing, sailing, or just relaxing and taking in the scenic beauty of this area. There is an 18-hole golf course, horse riding, go-karting, loch, river and sea fishing, as well as boat trips to see the seals. A trip can be taken on the steam train (seasonal) which was featured in the Harry Potter films. There are plenty of good places in which to eat, and lots of pubs to have a drink in and enjoy unique Highland hospitality. Shops 1 mile, pubs 50 yards.

    Living/dining room and well-equipped kitchen area. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom. Twin bedroom. Bunk bedroom. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

    • Electricity, electric rads, bed linen and towels included
    • Travel cot and high chair on request
    • Flatscreen Freeview TV
    • DVD (small library)
    • CD (small library)
    • Microwave
    • Washing machine
    • Tumble dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Fridge/freezer
    • Wi-fi
    • Shared courtyard with furniture
    • Parking (for 1 car)
    • Cycle store
    • No smoking

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  • Harbour View Cottage

    Portmahomack, nr. Tain

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: W41825

    Sea views

    Harbour View enjoys a wonderful setting just yards from a sandy beach in the village of Portmahomack. Sea trips, fishing and water sports along with golf, bird and dolphin spotting are some of the variety of amenities this area has to offer. This house is a super base for exploring the north and east Highlands. Fantastic scenery along with quiet beaches and forest trails will make this a holiday to remember. Lots to see and do for all ages – castles and distilleries all within easy reach. Within striking distance of internationally renowned golf courses such as Royal Dornoch and Skibo Castle, while Loch Ness is less than an hour away. Shop, pub and restaurant 30 yards.

    Ground floor: Living room with wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 1 double, 2 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Oil central heating included. Electricity by card meter. Bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture. On road parking. No smoking.

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  • White Sands

    Tougal near Mallaig

    Grade
    6
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: CC511485
    White Sands, as the name suggests, overlooks the white sands of the Morar Estuary and the hills beyond. It is located in the small hamlet of Tougal, which is two miles from Arisaig and five miles from Mallaig. Designed and furnished to take all comforts into consideration, the glass-fronted patio doors lead to the decking and makes the most of the outstanding views. You can enjoy the changing skies, tides coming and going and an abundance of birdlife from the comfort of the lounge/dining room. Pine marten and deer are also spotted locally.

    The area has so much to offer for the outdoor enthusiast; The Sound of Arisaig is one of the world’s top destinations for sea-kayaking. Its countless islands and skerries offer a wealth of hidden places to explore and are also home to an abundance of marine wildlife including seals, otters, dolphins, porpoises and occasionally minke whales and basking sharks. Traigh Golf Course is close by, a 9-hole golf course which is the most westerly golf course on the UK mainland, and it enjoys the most dramatic scenery.

    Boat trips from Arisaig and Mallaig take you out to Rum, Muck, Canna, Eigg, great places for wildlife and whale spotting. The property is an excellent base for days out down to Glenfinnan, Ardnamurchan Pennisula, Isle of Skye and Kynodart, home to the Jacobite Steam Train, which was made famous in the Harry Potter films. There is so much more to see, so come, explore and enjoy, as White Sands offers a truly memorable holiday experience.

    Ground Floor: The property is all on the ground floor, has oil central heating and comprises:
    Open plan living space: Large with patio doors to decking.
    Lounge area: With wooden floor, multi-fuel burner, 37" Sky TV, DVD player, iPod dock and double sofa bed.
    Dining area.
    Kitchen area: With tiled floor, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
    Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
    Bedroom 1: With king size bed.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
    Shower room: With power shower and WC.

    All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Initial fuel for multi-fuel burner provided. Travel cot and highchair available. Wi-Fi. Enclosed garden with decked patio and furniture. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. No smoking. NB: Loch/beachside location.

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  • Alt Na Criche

    Inveralligin, Torridon, Wester Ross

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    2
    Ref: CC511278
    Alt Na Criche is situated on the banks of Loch Torridon and enjoys spectacular panoramic views of the Torridon mountain range across the loch. Set in its own generous garden grounds this delightful single storey holiday cottage has undergone a complete renovation and provides a high standard of accommodation in a truly superb Highland setting. The pretty lounge has large picture windows overlooking the gardens and across Loch Torridon to the mountains beyond. A wood burning stove acts as a welcoming focal point and the solid oak floors throughout add to the sense of country luxury. The large kitchen/dining room has built in appliances and a family sized solid wood table. There are three beautifully presented bedrooms (one en suite) and a superb modern family sized bathroom. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn. A patio area with outdoor dining table and chairs provides a superb spot to sit and drink in the amazing views. From the cottage and gardens watch otters, seals, red deer, birds and if you’re lucky, even golden eagles. It also provides a wonderful vantage point from which to admire the amazing sunsets over water. There are beautiful coastal walks and beaches right on the doorstep.Shop, pub and restaurant 5 miles.

    Ground Floor: Property is all on ground floor level.
    Living Room: With satellite Free view TV/DVD, radio/CD, wood burning stove.
    Kitchen/Dining: With electric oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and large dining table
    Bedroom 1: With kingsize bed and en suite facilities with shower enclosure and toilet.
    Bedroom 2: With double bed.
    Bedroom 3: With twin beds.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath and toilet.

    Oil central heating, oil, electricity, bed linen and towels included. First supply of logs for wood burning stove provided.Large lawned garden with furniture. Off road parking for 3 cars.

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  • Hylands Cottage

    Aviemore

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    1
    Ref: W43321

    Enjoys splendid views
    Ideal location


    Boasting glorious views of the Cairngorm Mountains and Craigellachie Nature Reserve from its south-facing garden, this well-equipped detached, single-storey holiday property lies in a quiet village setting. Aviemore’s shops, pubs and restaurants are just a 10-minute stroll and guests can enjoy free membership (2 adults and 2 children) of Dalfaber Golf and Country Club, 500 yards. Its facilities include a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, gym, tennis, squash, snooker, games hall, children’s activities, fishing, golf, a bar and restaurant. Aviemore is an all year round holiday destination at the heart of the action in the Cairngorm National Park. It offers a wide range of winter and summer activities to suit all ages and hosts many festivals and events throughout the year. Nearby activities include superb walking and mountain biking in the renowned Rothiemurchus Estate and on the Speyside Way, climbing in the Cairngorm Mountains, bird watching at the Boat of Garten Osprey Centre, water sports at the award-winning Loch Morlich beach and skiing at Scotland’s foremost snow sports centre. Horse riding nearby. Shop 0.5 miles, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Separate toilet.

    Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Three Freeview TVs. DVD and library. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed garden with patio and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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  • Gardeners Cottage

    Ardelve, near Kyle of Lochalsh

    Grade
    6
    4
    2
    1
    Ref: UK5106
    This semi-detached, converted farm cottage is located in the grounds of Conchra House, enjoying an elevated location above Loch Long. Only minutes from the historic Eilean Donan Castle, you can sit back and watch as the castle comes to life at night. An excellent base to tour the surrounding area, the property is only a short drive from Glenelg, Plockton and the Isle of Skye. The area is a hotspot for historical sites including Glenelg Brochs and The Battle of Glenshiel, and Scottish native wildlife thrives in this region. With boat trips, pony trekking and excellent hill walking to try, this property is equally ideal for outdoor enthusiasts as it is for leisurely holidaymakers looking for a "get away from it all" experience. The owners live on-site, so help is always at hand. Beach 50 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles. Gardeners Cottage can be booked together with Farmers Cottage (UK5107) and Shepherds Cottage (UK5108) to accommodate up to 15 guests.

    Ground Floor: Living/dining room: With electric coal effect fire, 23" Freesat TV and DVD player.
    Kitchen: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
    Separate toilet.
    Narrow and steep stairs to...

    First Floor: Sloping ceilings throughout.
    Bedroom 1: With double bed.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
    Bedroom 3: With single bed.
    Bedroom 4: With single bed.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

    Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Cot and highchair available on request.Sitting-out area with garden furniture. Shared 4-acre maintained grounds with woodland. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring.

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  • Bennachie Cottage

    Nevis Bridge, Fort William

    Grade
    6
    3
    0
    2
    Ref: W41607

    Quiet yet central location

    Enjoying a quiet yet central location, within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants and pubs, Bennachie Cottage is tastefully presented. Set just at the entrance to the beautiful Glen Nevis, this semi-detached holiday cottage is ideally placed to take advantage of all the amenities available in the area. Fort William, ‘the Outdoor Capital of the UK’, boasts a large variety of outdoor pursuits including mountain biking on the world championship course and the many forest trails, hill walking, climbing, sailing, winter skiing, golf and much more. Take a gondola trip up Ben Nevis to view the stunning scenery all around. Fantastic base for exploring this beautiful part of Scotland - visit the west coast and the Isle of Skye or Oban where ferries go to the Inner Isles. Lots of good pubs and restaurants. Shop and pub 0.5 miles.

    Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 bunk bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Wooden floors throughout. First floor: 2 double bedrooms. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet.

    Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Satellite TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Wi-fi. Gravelled area with furniture. Portable barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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  • Mackenzie Cottage

    Poolewe, near Gairloch

    Grade
    6
    3
    2
    2
    Ref: UK5077
    Mackenzie Cottage is a traditional style, detached cottage situated in the charming and renowned village of Poolewe in the north west Highlands. The cottage is beautifully presented throughout, with lots of attractive personal touches reflecting a Highland theme. There is a cosy living room on the ground floor with a feature electric wood burner. The kitchen/dining room is bright, contemporary and very well equipped. There are two double bedrooms upstairs, one with a 6’6" bed that converts into twin beds if required. This room enjoys superb views over the river to the hills beyond. The bunk bedroom on the ground floor has the same pretty Highland theme that runs throughout the cottage. Situated just 30 yards from the beach and with excellent local amenities a short stroll from the cottage, it provides an ideal base for a wonderful Highland holiday.

    The immediate area is renowned for its wonderful beaches and breathtaking scenery. Wildlife abounds and otters, seals and a myriad of bird life can be seen locally. The sub-tropical gardens of Inverewe are simply stunning and offer visitors a memorable day out. Due to its temperate climate, which is warmed by the waters of the Gulf Stream, an exceptional variety of plants flourish here. The pretty village of Poolewe has excellent local amenities, all within easy walking distance, including restaurants, café, village shop, pub, and even a swimming pool. The surrounding area offers a wealth of activities and places of interest. Loch beach 30 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

    Ground Floor: Living room: With electric wood burner and 37" Freesat TV.
    Kitchen/dining room:
    With electric oven, induction hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher and slow cooker.
    Utility room: With freezer and washing machine.
    Bedroom 1: With bunk bed.
    Bathroom: With shower over roll-top bath, and toilet.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle (no toilet).

    First Floor: Bedroom 2: With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).
    Bedroom 3: With double bed.

    Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate. Welcome pack.Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car, additional on road parking available. No smoking.

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  • Fearnmore House

    Fearnmore, nr. Applecross

    Grade
    6
    3
    3
    2
    Ref: 29677

    Situated on the Applecross Peninsula

    This superbly presented detached stone cottage is perched on the edge of the sea on the picturesque Applecross Peninsula in a rural and coastal location. Originally a weaver’s cottage, this delightful house has been beautifully restored by its current owners and now combines the height of contemporary living with olde world charm. The main living area is open plan. This lovely room has exposed stone walls, a feature woodburner and spectacular views over the sea to the mountains beyond. There are three large bedrooms, all beautifully presented and two bathrooms, fitted to the same high specification. French doors open onto a large decking area; a wonderful spot to sit and admire the incredible views across the bay. Applecross Peninsula is renowned for its wild, rugged and unspoilt beauty. This is a fantastic area for hill walking, climbing in the Torridon Hills, kayaking around the coast and cycling the quiet lanes with amazing views around almost every corner. Sea loch 50 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 12 miles.

    Ground floor: Living room with French doors/dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

    Woodburner in living room and ground floor bedroom (initial fuel included). Electric central heating, electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Satellite TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Large decked area with furniture. Parking (2 cars). Natural water supply from loch. Welcome pack. No smoking. NB: Sloping track to property.

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  • Salty Dog

    Findochty, near Buckie

    Grade
    6
    3
    1
    2
    Ref: UK5079
    Occupying a great position overlooking the tranquil marina in the delightful village of Findochty on the Moray Firth Coast, this traditional semi-detached fisherman’s cottage has been tastefully renovated to a very comfortable standard, with a cosy open fire in the living area, and patio doors leading from the kitchen area to the raised, fully enclosed terrace.

    Sailing and fishing enthusiasts can relax and enjoy the comings and goings in the marina, and watch the crabs being landed from the terrace. There is a lovely pub with views, just 300 yards away on the harbour front, which serves food and takeaway meals. It is family friendly, and pet friendly in the bar area only.

    Breathtaking beach and clifftop walks from the village form part of the Moray Coast Trail and take you into Buckie, Portknockie and Cullen where there are more pubs, restaurants, takeaways and shops within 3 miles. There are sandy beaches and coves with plenty of fishing heritage and sea life to explore beyond the marina, and a challenging 18-hole golf course 1 mile west of the village. With activities such as walking, sailing, fishing, diving, cycling, whale watching and golf available, there is much to do locally.

    During the summer, the daylight hours are very long providing every opportunity to enjoy the quality of the local scenery, and when the conditions allow, witness the amazing northern lights. The spectacular coastline ranges from steep cliffs with little fishing villages strung out at the base to fantastic sandy beaches, especially at Cullen, and also Nairn and Lossiemouth further west.

    There are many historic castles and gardens to explore including the spectacular ruined Findlater, the Joiner’s Workshop in Fordyce and Duff House in Banff. Whisky and castle trails are further inland starting with the Glenglassaugh distillery just 7½ miles away. A boat trip to see the dolphins and seals is a must, and the many neighbouring little villages have a treasure trove of antique and curios shops as well as coffee shops and restaurants, offering fine local food and seasonal produce. A true jewel in the Moray Firth Coastline, Findochty ensures a memorable holiday any time of the year, and on Thursdays, the fish and chip van visits! Beach 300 yards. Shop and pub 300 yards.

    Ground Floor: Open plan living space.
    Living area:
    With open fire, Freeview TV, DVD player and wooden floor.
    Dining area.
    Step to...
    Kitchen area: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and patio doors to patio.
    Utility room: With washing machine.
    Step to...
    Bedroom 1: With king size bed and en-suite with shower over bath, and toilet (Jack and Jill shared with main house).
    Steep stairs to...

    First Floor: Bedroom 2: With king size bed and en-suite with toilet.
    Bedroom 3: With 4ft twin beds and sloping ceiling.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.

    Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire included. Stairgate. Welcome pack. Enclosed patio with garden furniture. Bike store. On road parking. No smoking. Please note: The unfenced harbour is 10 yards away.

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