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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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  • Letterfearn By Kyle, Wester Ross, Highlands
    Letterfearn By Kyle, Wester Ross, Highlands×

    Lochside House

    Letterfearn By Kyle, Wester Ross, Highlands

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    Ref: S4532
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Boasting a spectacular location for the ultimate relaxing break, this exceptional cottage nestles serenely on the...

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  • Achnacarnin, near Lochinver, Highlands
    Achnacarnin, near Lochinver, Highlands×

    Creagach

    Achnacarnin, near Lochinver, Highlands

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    Ref: UK5321
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Set in its own grounds and enjoying fantastic views across the sea to the hills and mountains beyond, Creagach is a...
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  • Arisaig, Highlands
    Arisaig, Highlands×

    Gobhlan-Taighe

    Arisaig, Highlands

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    Ref: CC511251
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    Gobhlan- Taighe (Gaelic for House Martin) is a superb modern double fronted house situated in the delightful village...
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  • Roy Bridge near Fort William, Highlands
    Roy Bridge near Fort William, Highlands×

    Wayside

    Roy Bridge near Fort William, Highlands

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    Ref: CC511277
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Wayside is spacious detached single storey cottage set in over an acre of beautiful gardens that offer peace and...
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  • Gairlochy, near Fort William, Highlands
    Gairlochy, near Fort William, Highlands×

    Gairlochy Bay

    Gairlochy, near Fort William, Highlands

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    Ref: SNNR
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Set on the shores of Loch Lochy, with breathtaking views across to Ben Nevis and the Aonach Mor mountains, this...

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  • Cragganmore, Ballindalloch, Highlands
    Cragganmore, Ballindalloch, Highlands×

    Speybridge

    Cragganmore, Ballindalloch, Highlands

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    Ref: SMME
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This detached family holiday home is surrounded by wonderful views. The interior is welcoming, well laid out and...

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  • Nairn, Highlands
    Nairn, Highlands×

    Sandy Beach

    Nairn, Highlands

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    Ref: W43205
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio

    Situated in a small private development within a few minutes’ walking distance of the highly acclaimed Nairn...

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  • Fort William, Highlands
    Fort William, Highlands×

    Gara-Ni

    Fort William, Highlands

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    Ref: CC511307
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Gara-Ni is a spacious single storey house conveniently situated close to the centre of Fort William, renowned as...
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  • Banavie, Fort William, Highlands
    Banavie, Fort William, Highlands×

    Torecastle Lodge

    Banavie, Fort William, Highlands

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    Ref: CC511117
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Torecastle Lodge is an exceptional house in every respect and offers the height of modern luxury in a truly...
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  • Fort Augustus, Highlands
    Fort Augustus, Highlands×

    The Dell

    Fort Augustus, Highlands

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    Ref: 27212
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Ideal touring base

    In the picturesque village of Fort Augustus at the southern tip of Loch Ness, this...

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  • North Kessock, near Inverness, Highlands
    North Kessock, near Inverness, Highlands×

    Hillview House

    North Kessock, near Inverness, Highlands

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    Ref: W43312
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Open Fire

    Enjoying spectacular panoramic views over the waters of the inner Moray Firth and the Highland capital city of...

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  • Milton, Applecross, Highlands
    Milton, Applecross, Highlands×

    Sanctuary Cottage

    Milton, Applecross, Highlands

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    Ref: UQH
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire

    With superb views across the Inner Sound to the Inner Hebridean Islands of Raasay, Rona and Skye, this...

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