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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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  • Gairloch, Wester Ross, Highlands
    Gairloch, Wester Ross, Highlands×

    Heatherdale

    Gairloch, Wester Ross, Highlands

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    Ref: CC511436
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View
    Situated in the charming Charleston area of Gairloch, Heatherdale is a large, detached house offering great accommodation...
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  • Kingussie, Highlands
    Kingussie, Highlands×

    The Hunting Lodge

    Kingussie, Highlands

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    Ref: SPPD
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove

    The Hunting Lodge is an Austrian chalet set in its own grounds in green managed woods and large open spaces, accessed...

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  • Achiltibuie near Ullapool, Highlands
    Achiltibuie near Ullapool, Highlands×

    Stac Polly Lodge

    Achiltibuie near Ullapool, Highlands

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    3
    Ref: CC511483
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Luxury Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Woodburning Stove
    Stac Polly Lodge is a luxurious, detached cottage offering an exceptional standard of accommodation in a superb...
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  • Inveruglass near Kingussie, Highlands
    Inveruglass near Kingussie, Highlands×

    Kirkstone Lodge

    Inveruglass near Kingussie, Highlands

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    3
    3
    3
    Ref: CC512089
    Key Features:
    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Set in the peaceful hamlet of Inveruglass, Kirkstone Lodge has the most spectacular views over the surrounding...
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  • Achiltibuie near Ullapool, Highlands
    Achiltibuie near Ullapool, Highlands×

    Locholly Lodge

    Achiltibuie near Ullapool, Highlands

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    3
    Ref: CC511482
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Hot Tub - Luxury Property - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Woodburning Stove
    Locholly Lodge is a luxurious, detached cottage offering an exceptional standard of accommodation in a superb...
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  • Inverness, Highlands
    Inverness, Highlands×

    Oldtown of Leys Farmhouse

    Inverness, Highlands

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    4
    3
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    Ref: UKC840
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    A warm Highland welcome awaits you at Oldtown of Leys Farmhouse. Set within an acre of mature secluded grounds,...

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  • Inverness, Highlands
    Inverness, Highlands×

    Ardgarry

    Inverness, Highlands

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    Ref: CC511365
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    Ardgarry is a spacious traditional stone house situated in a central yet peaceful location in the heart of the...
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  • Littleferry, Golspie, Highlands
    Littleferry, Golspie, Highlands×

    The Girnal

    Littleferry, Golspie, Highlands

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    5
    4
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    Ref: CC511416
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove - Open Fire
    Enjoying a spectacular location just a few metres from the edge of the shores of Loch Fleet, this lovely property makes...
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  • Inverness, Highlands
    Inverness, Highlands×

    Holm Lodge

    Inverness, Highlands

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    6
    6
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    Ref: SSAG
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This outstanding holiday property enjoys an enviable and peaceful setting amidst the beautifully tended grounds of...

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  • Brodie, near Forres, Highlands
    Brodie, near Forres, Highlands×

    The Laird’s Wing

    Brodie, near Forres, Highlands

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    7
    4
    2
    Ref: 29843
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This spacious holiday property, set over 3 floors and furnished with antiques, is a wing of Brodie Castle, a...

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  • Kingussie, Highlands
    Kingussie, Highlands×

    Glenfern

    Kingussie, Highlands

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    6
    6
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    Ref: SNNP
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Escape from it all in this stunning Victorian villa, this boutique property is ideal for larger groups or extended...

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  • Near Lochailort, Highlands
    Near Lochailort, Highlands×

    Kinlochmoidart House

    Near Lochailort, Highlands

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    Ref: SEQ
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    " In a land steeped in legends of the Bonnie Prince – close to Moidart’s sandy...

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