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Holiday cottages in Scotland offer the perfect opportunity to relax in some of the UK’s most spectacular scenery. With an abundance of culture, fantastic heritage, stunning cities and a wealth of activities to suit all ages and interests, you’ll find more than enough to entertain all kinds of holidaymakers. So, whether you’re on two feet or two paws, a holiday in Scotland is guaranteed to have something to offer, and we’re going to make a few suggestions for the best things to see and do in the region.

With such a rich history, Scotland’s past is all but unavoidable. Thankfully, it’s equally fascinating, and some of the country’s best attractions combine the colourful tale of Scotland with some stunning landscapes. The Speyside Whisky Trail is just one such example. One of the main reasons so many choose Scottish holiday cottages, the trail takes in some of Scotland’s most renowned distilleries, offering a history lesson, a ‘wee dram’ and a showcase of stunning views. If you fancy a more vibrant experience from your holiday in Scotland then you may prefer to stay in and around Edinburgh. The capital city offers an intoxicating mix of medieval history, Georgian architecture and contemporary culture. A wealth of festivals and some fantastic shopping opportunities are just the icing on the cake, but if you fancy a more tranquil view then the views from Arthur’s Seat are unrivalled. Scotland’s wilder side is justly celebrated through the Cairngorms National Park. Larger than the Lake District, and boasting beautiful moorland, rivers, mountains, lochs and forests, it’s an unforgettable journey taking in some of Scotland’s most iconic topography. If you’d like to experience the more mythical side of Scottish history then our final recommendation is the legendary Loch Ness. Admire the dramatic ruins of Urqhart Castle and gaze over the loch’s gentle lapping waters to see if you can spot Nessie!

Thanks to a prevalence of wide-open expanses, many choose to enjoy Scottish cottages for a wealth of outdoor activities. Hiking, climbing, boating, cycling, horse riding and more are all perfectly suited for making the most of your stunning surroundings. Pet owners will be equally spoilt for choice with a wealth of fantastic locations to treat their four-legged friends. If you fancy somewhere to relax and explore at your own pace then you will be equally satisfied with Scotland. There are plenty of beautiful heritage attractions and a wealth of city break destinations offering a fun-filled and vibrant urban experience.

If you’re ready to begin your exploration, take a look at our featured holiday cottages in Scotland today.
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1897 cottages are available
  • Laga, near Acharacle, Highlands
    Laga, near Acharacle, Highlands×

    West Bothy at Cluain Ghrianach

    Laga, near Acharacle, Highlands

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Occupying a wonderful rural location, accessed via a rough track, overlooking Loch Sunart, the island of Carna...

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  • Portskerra, near Thurso, Highlands
    Portskerra, near Thurso, Highlands×

    Four Winds

    Portskerra, near Thurso, Highlands

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    Ref: W41822
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Open Fire

    Beautiful sea views

    A warm Highland welcome is assured in this unspoilt area which boasts the golden sands...

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  • Glenalmond, near Crieff, Perthshire
    Glenalmond, near Crieff, Perthshire×

    The Bothy

    Glenalmond, near Crieff, Perthshire

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    Ref: UK5147
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Woodburning Stove
    With fantastic views towards the Sma’ Glen, this delightful semi-detached holiday home is perfect for friends...
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  • Inveresk, near Edinburgh,
    Inveresk, near Edinburgh, ×

    Shepherd House Cottage

    Inveresk, near Edinburgh,

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Only 20 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh, this charming and well-equipped holiday cottage looks out over...

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  • Waternish, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye
    Waternish, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye×

    Glenburn House Apt 1

    Waternish, Isle of Skye, Isle of Skye

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    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    Glenburn House Apt 1 occupies half of the first floor of Glenburn House, a traditional croft cottage set in 12 acres of...
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  • Linlithgow, near Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
    Linlithgow, near Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians×

    Garden Cottage

    Linlithgow, near Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians

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    Ref: SYS
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    This attractive town cottage has been converted from a former stable and has its own south-facing terrace and...

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  • Brora, Sutherland, Highlands
    Brora, Sutherland, Highlands×

    Jocky’s View

    Brora, Sutherland, Highlands

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    Ref: CC511161
    Key Features:
    - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio
    Jocky’s View is a delightful, modernised fisherman’s cottage situated right on the edge of the sea with...
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  • Straiton, near Maybole, Ayrshire
    Straiton, near Maybole, Ayrshire×

    Rosebud

    Straiton, near Maybole, Ayrshire

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    Ref: 30514
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Open Fire

    Set in the beautiful conservation village of Straiton, on the River Girvan, at the edge of the Galloway Forest Dark...

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  • Hawick, The Scottish Borders
    Hawick, The Scottish Borders×

    White Cottage

    Hawick, The Scottish Borders

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    Ref: CC538028
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    White Cottage is a cosy detached Victorian property situated in a peaceful hamlet and surrounded by beautiful open...
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  • Lerags, near Oban, Argyll and Bute
    Lerags, near Oban, Argyll and Bute×

    Lagnakeil Lodges - Beech

    Lerags, near Oban, Argyll and Bute

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    Ref: 30912
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Lagnakeil Lodges are set in a truly unique and unrivalled location. The beautiful Scottish land of mountains, lochs...

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  • Balintore, Highlands
    Balintore, Highlands×

    The Bolthole

    Balintore, Highlands

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    Ref: UK5163
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    The Bolthole is a traditional, single-storey, fisherman’s cottage situated in a quiet lane just a few yards from...
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  • Keir Mill, Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway
    Keir Mill, Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway×

    Beuchan Cottage

    Keir Mill, Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway

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    Ref: CC537141
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    This delightful detached cottage is the perfect rural retreat for up to four guests. Well presented, warm and cosy...
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