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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 An Roinn

    Plockton

    Grade
    4
    2
    2
    1
    Ref: SGF

    From its lochside setting in the pretty National Trust village of Plockton, this charming and comfortable listed cottage enjoys views of Plockton harbour and Duncraig Castle from the bedrooms. Positioned on Plockton’s old pier at the edge of Loch Carron and attached to the owner’s home, it is convenient for the village’s shops, inns and seafood restaurants. Loch Ness, Inverness, Gairloch and Ullapool, all within touring distance. Skye Bridge 6 miles. Fishing locally. Shops ¼ mile.

    Entrance porch. Sitting/dining room with multi-fuel burner. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Well-equipped galley-style kitchen. First floor: Twin bedroom with en-suite toilet and wash basin. Double bedroom. Both bedrooms have large Velux windows with sea views.

    • Multi-fuel burner - fuel included
    • Electricity, full NS/convector heating, bed linen and towels included
    • TV
    • Microwave
    • Washing machine
    • Tumble dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Fridge/freezer
    • No garden
    • Parking
    • No smoking
    • No children
      under 5 yrs

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  • Old School Tomachlaggan

    Tomintoul, nr. Ballindalloch

    Grade
    4
    2
    3
    1
    Ref: 11320

    An old rural detached school, converted to offer a comfortable holiday break, with attractive furnishing in keeping with traditional style. It is surrounded by farmland and forest on the Crown Estate of Glenlivet within the Cairngorm National Park. Visit distilleries in the area or follow the Castle Trail. Pony trekking and walking from Tomintoul with mountain bike trails through Glenlivet Estate. Lecht skiing area, 8 miles. Shop and pub 4 miles.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room with sofa bed/kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single. Shower room with walk-in shower and toilet.

    Woodburner in living room. Gas central heating, electricity and bed linen included. Towel hire. DVD. CD. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Freezer. Lawned garden. Parking (2 cars). NB: Pond in grounds.

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  • Loch Alsh Cottage

    Balmacara, By Kyle of Lochalsh, nr. Plockton

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    2
    Ref: UVO

    These three adjoining holiday properties (refs SMMC, SMMD and UVO) are set in beautiful, landscaped grounds with spectacular views across the Sound of Sleat to Skye and are only 500 yards away from the shoreline and village of Balmacara. The properties are ideally placed for exploring some of the most dramatic scenery in the West Highlands and visitors can enjoy private fishing on hill lochs during their stay. Minutes away by car is the enigmatic Isle of Skye dominated by the Cuillins, Eilean Donan Castle, the pretty village of Plockton and the Five Sisters of Kintail. The breathtaking drive across the ‘Pass of the Cattle’ leads to the village of Applecross, recently featured in Monty Hall’s Great Escape on BBC television. Experience wildlife safaris such as marine life, sea/loch fishing, water sports and magnificent mountains for hill walking, climbing and biking. A network of National Trust paths, signposted from the grounds of Sgurr Mor, affords views of the surrounding area. Shop and pub 500 yards and excellent restaurants in and around Plockton.

    Living/dining room with open fire. Modern fitted kitchen. Double bedroom with 6ft bed, large round feature window and en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. First floor: Twin bedroom. Bathroom and toilet with dressing room.

    • Patio with furniture to front
    • Private lawn to rear

    • Open fire - initial fuel included (November-March)
    • Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included
    • Travel cot and high chair on request
    • Satellite TV
    • DVD
    • CD
    • Washing machine
    • Tumble dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Fridge/freezer
    • Telephone (honesty box)
    • Wi-fi broadband
    • Large lawned garden with patio and furniture
    • Parking
    • No smoking

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  • Telford House West

    Banavie near Fort William

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: CC511472
    Telford House West, a former lock keeper’s cottage, has been beautifully transformed by Scottish Canals. Originally built by the famed Scottish engineer Thomas Telford, this historic semi-detached property offers breathtaking views to Ben Nevis, Neptune’s Staircase and across the glen. This is a bright, spacious house with loads of character and plenty of charm. Situated in the village of Banavie, just north of Loch Linnhe, it is only a short distance from Fort William and there are plenty of walks and cycle paths in the village. Lochaber is known as the ’Outdoor Capital of the UK’ and has the World Championship mountain bike course on its doorstep. Other outdoor activities include skiing, snowboarding, climbing, fishing, sailing, horseriding and golf. The breathtaking scenery has been used as the backdrop for many famous films including Braveheart and Rob Roy, whilst the Jacobite steam train (seasonal), also known as ’Hogwarts Express’ in the Harry Potter films, takes you across the spectacular Glenfinnan Viaduct. Wildlife is in abundance and offers the chance to spot golden eagles, deer, otters, porpoises and dolphins. The area is steeped in history and there are many castles, monuments, museums, gardens and craft shops to visit. The Ardnamurchan Peninsula, Glencoe, Oban, Loch Ness, Inverness and the Isle of Skye are easily accessible.

    Telford House West can be booked with Telford House East (CC511473) to accommodate up to eight guests.

    Ground Floor: The property has electric central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: With wooden floor, wood burner, 30" Freeview TV and DVD player.
    Dining room/kitchen: With electric cooker, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
    Utility room: With washing machine.
    Bathroom:
    With shower over bath, WC and heated towel rail.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size bed.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds.

    All electric, bed linen and towels included. All fuel for wood burner provided. Travel cot and highchair available. Small lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: 2 steps in garden. Canal 20 yards.

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  • Johan’s Cottage

    Kishorn, near Strathcarron

    Grade
    4
    2
    2
    1
    Ref: UK5157
    Johan’s Cottage is a quintessential Highland cottage situated in an idyllic location with grounds leading directly down to the sea. Built of local Torridon stone and named after its original owner, it has been in the same family for many generations. Upgraded and improved over the years, this delightful detached cottage provides contemporary, bright and attractive accommodation in a lovely setting. Perched on the edge of Loch Kishorn in the small hamlet of Achintraid, it enjoys spectacular views of the mountains of Applecross with an ever-changing seascape in the foreground. The garden grounds extend down to the water’s edge where seals, and even the occasional otter, can be seen at close quarters. There are mussel beds in the bay, and when the tide is out, visitors can walk across the sand to gather fresh mussels for dinner. There is also an excellent seafood restaurant in the nearby village of Kishorn. The surrounding area is a haven for birdlife and a pair of sea eagles have been spotted in the region. This beautiful area of Wester Ross is renowned for its stunning mountain scenery, unspoilt coastline, friendly villages and wealth of outdoor activities. A visit to the nearby Applecross Peninsula is a must - the more adventurous can approach it via the Bealach na Bà (the Pass of the Cattle), an old drove road which is the highest pass road in Britain.
    There is a wealth of activities available in the area including climbing, walking, cycling, sailing, fishing and kayaking. With unspoilt sandy beaches and superb scenery, this is an ideal holiday location for all ages. Shop and pub 8 miles, restaurant ¾ mile.

    Ground Floor: Step to entrance.
    Living room: With 22" Sky TV (basic package) and DVD player.
    Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine.
    Utility room: With fridge/freezer and tumble dryer.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds and en-suite toilet.

    Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Telephone (honesty box). Welcome pack.Small walled garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Large lawned grounds. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a small unfenced stream bordering the grounds.

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  • Island Bay View

    Sallachy, nr. Dornie

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    1
    Ref: W43261

    Island Bay View is a detached bungalow on the shores of Loch Long, furnished and equipped to a very good standard. Set in one of the most spectacular glens on the west coast of Scotland, the mountain and loch views are superb. It offers peace and solitude for a ‘get away from it all holiday experience’, excellent hill walking (Falls of Glomach nearby) and wildlife to explore for the outdoor enthusiast. Watch otters feed and play on the shoreline around the property with access to the bay via your own private track. Only a short drive to Eilean Donan Castle, Isle of Skye, Glenelg, Plockton, Lochcarron and Applecross. Visit historic sites like the Glenelg Brochs and Battle of Glenshiel, or nearby Attadale Gardens. Shop and pub 3 miles.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. Utility room. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin. Shower room with toilet.

    Underfloor central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Satellite TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. Electric cooker. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Table top freezer. Wi-fi included. Sitting-out area and furniture. Natural grounds. Parking (2 cars). No smoking. NB: Loch frontage.

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  • Rose Cottage

    Glenuig, nr. Lochailort

    Grade
    4
    2
    2
    1
    Ref: 29551

    This cosy, detached, single-storey holiday cottage boasts lovely views over the Sound of Arisaig, towards the small Isles of Eigg, Muck, Rum and Canna. In a fantastic position in the heart of the tiny coastal village of Glenuig it makes an ideal base for exploring the Ardnamurchan Peninsula. From Mallaig you can catch a small ferry to the Isle of Skye or one of the smaller Inner Isles. Samalaman Bay is a short walk away or Arisaig, Morar and Kilchoan all have beautiful white sandy beaches. Outdoor activities include walking, fishing, golf, watersports and birdwatching. Frequent sightings of wildlife include otters, deer, eagles and even the occasional porpoise. Rose Cottage offers a truly perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Beach 600 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

    All on ground floor: Living room with wooden floor. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. Utility room. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Fridge/freezer. Enclosed lawned garden with sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Pets to be kept on a lead (sheep country). No smoking. NB: 6 steps, slope and low wall in garden.

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  • Cairns Cottage

    Port Henderson near Gairloch

    Grade
    4
    2
    2
    1
    Ref: CC511378
    Cairns Cottage is a traditional stone cottage situated on the edge of the pretty hamlet of Port Henderson, a crofting community in the heart of Wester Ross. Built over two storeys, it is ideal for couples and small families. Its been fully renovated and modernised to offer all the benefits of central heating and insulation to make it feel warm and welcoming. The main lounge is bright and welcoming, with cottage-style furniture. The kitchen/dining room is well equipped with integral units and plenty of space for dining. Steep cottage stairs lead up to the first floor. The two double bedrooms are attractively presented, with good use of space for cupboards and storage.

    The gardens are a real delight. Mainly laid to lawn and bounded by a traditional dry stone wall, they enjoy superb views across the field to the sea and the Isle of Skye beyond. There is also a small patio area with picnic table and chairs; a wonderful spot to sit and admire the views.

    Cairns Cottage is situated on a small country lane that follows the contours of the coastline, with small bays, little fishing harbours, sweeping sands and stunning scenery. It finishes at Redpoint Bay, a renowned beauty spot, with a wide sandy beach.

    Ground Floor: The property has Economy 7 central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: with deep silled cottage windows, Freeview TV/DVD player and lovely sea views.
    Kitchen/diner: with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer.
    Bathroom: with shower over bath, WC and heated towel rail.

    First Floor: Steep stairs to...
    Bedroom 1: with double bed and Velux windows.
    Bedroom 2: with twin beds and Velux windows.

    All electric, bed linen and towels included. Cot available. Welcome pack. Wi-fi available. NB: steep stairs lead to the first floor. Enclosed cottage garden mainly stibo.STIBOSPELLlawned/stibo.STIBOSPELL with patio area, garden furniture,built in BBQ (please note that charcoal is not provided) and dry stone wall surrounds. Parking for 2 cars. 2 pets welcome.

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  • Lum Hat House

    Shoremill, nr. Cromarty

    Grade
    4
    2
    0
    2
    Ref: W41726

    Sea side location

    Lum Hat House, with its own access to foreshore and beach, is a detached holiday property, enjoying an enviable setting on the shore of the Cromarty Firth, with views across the waters to the mountains. From the living room and conservatory you can see a variety of birds and hopefully catch a glimpse of the bottlenose dolphins. Nearby is Udale Bay RSPB reserve with hide. Cromarty itself is close by and is the Highland’s best preserved village, with a lovely beach. The Isle of Skye, Ullapool and Inverness are within easy reach. Activities include sailing, fishing, mountain biking, or relaxing in a lovely quiet area. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

    Ground floor: Living room. Dining room. Kitchen. Conservatory. 1 twin bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Spiral open tread stairs to first floor: 1 double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

    Air source heat pump central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Cot. High chair. Satellite TV. DVD. CD. Microwave. Washing machine. Freezer. Wi-fi.Telephone-incoming calls only. Lawned garden and furniture. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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  • Keepers Cottage

    near Rogart

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: CC511417
    This lovely, traditional, detached holiday cottage enjoys a wonderful, peaceful setting and benefits from open views across the surrounding fields, the Blackwater River and on towards the rugged Sutherland hills. Keepers Cottage has been equipped and furnished to a very good standard to ensure a comfortable and relaxing holiday, and makes a super base from which to explore this unspoilt part of the Northern Highlands. Steeped in historic and archeological sites along with romantic castles such as Dunrobin, historic buildings, spectacular scenery and sandy beaches, the area has plenty to offer those who prefer an active holiday, with mountain biking in lovely forest trails, golf and for the nature enthusiast, unending opportunities to see the large variety of birds and wildlife. Visit the picturesque seaside town of Dornoch or Golspie, where road cycling, a swimming pool, bowling green and tennis court can be enjoyed, or travel further north to experience the wonders of the Orkney Islands. For the less energetic, sit back, relax and watch the ever changing scenery of this lovely area.

    The owner of Keepers Cottage also owns The Girnal (CC511416) and Old Customs House (SXXC) which are located in Littleferry in the Northern Highlands.

    Ground Floor: The property has oil central heating and comprises:
    Lounge: With wood burner, Freeview TV, DVD player and CD/radio.
    Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
    Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
    Bathroom: With shower over bath and WC.

    First Floor: Bedroom 1: With king size four poster bed, original bedheads from Dunrobin Castle and sloping ceiling.
    Bedroom 2: With twin beds, original bedheads from Dunrobin Castle and sloping ceiling.

    All oil, electric, bed linen and towels included. Fuel for wood burner provided. Travel cot, highchair and stairgate available on request. Wi-Fi. Welcome pack.Decked area and furniture. Cycle store. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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  • Kite View Cottage

    By Avoch

    Grade
    4
    2
    1
    1
    Ref: 29554


    Enjoying stunning panoramic views across surrounding farmland and on towards the waters of the inner Moray Firth, this detached, single-storey holiday cottage, adjacent to another holiday property, makes a superb base for exploring the Black Isle and the many delights of the Northern Highlands. Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield, Fort George, the lovely Moray Coast and Inverness, the Highland Capital, are all just a short drive away. There are many activities available in the area, including mountain biking and walking in the many forest trails, fishing, boat trips and watersports on the Moray Firth or Loch Ness, and golf at one of the many courses. Distilleries, castles and many historic sites can also be found in the area. Beach 1 mile. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

    All on ground floor: Living room with patio doors/kitchen with dining area. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 single with additional pull-out single. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. iPod dock. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Shared, lawned area with decking, sitting-out area and furniture. Swings and slide. Barbecue. Parking (1 car). Cycle store. Welcome pack. No smoking.

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  • Middledrift Cottage

    Brora

    Grade
    4
    2
    2
    1
    Ref: W41430

    ¼ mile to the sea

    This delightful single storey fisherman’s cottage is situated in a quiet backwater just a stone’s throw from the picturesque harbour and beach of Brora. An added bonus is a large separate garden, beyond which are extensive sand dunes and the beach. From this unspoilt fishing village there are walks along this truly spectacular coastline, with a wealth of sea birds. Seals are regularly spotted in the area. The golf links at Brora are just a short walk away. There are other activities in the area, including sea and loch fishing, riding, cycling and exploring the many places of interest in this beautiful part of Sutherland. Shop, pub and restaurant 0.5 miles.

    All on ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping). Dining room/conservatory. Kitchen. 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft), 1 twin. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

    Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electric oven. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Small enclosed back garden. Large enclosed front garden (across lane), patio and furniture. Portable barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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