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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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  • Dolphinton, The Scottish Borders
    Dolphinton, The Scottish Borders×

    Ferniehaugh Cottage

    Dolphinton, The Scottish Borders

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    Ref: 25017
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Open Fire

    In a tranquil setting at the southern end of the Pentland Hills, and just 22 miles from Edinburgh, this delightful...

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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: 30913
    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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  • near Tain, Highlands
    near Tain, Highlands×

    Dolphin View Cottage

    near Tain, Highlands

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    Ref: CC511399
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Sea View - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Set in a quiet location and enjoying superb sea views, this cosy holiday cottage is ideal for couples....
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  • Near Plockton, Highlands
    Near Plockton, Highlands×

    Tigh an Fhuarain

    Near Plockton, Highlands

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    Ref: SGX
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Open Fire

    Enjoying breathtaking panoramic views across the sea to the Cuillins on the Isle of Skye, Tigh an Fhuarain property...

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  • Balmacara, By Kyle of Lochalsh, near Plockton, Highlands
    Balmacara, By Kyle of Lochalsh, near Plockton, Highlands×

    Sleepy Hollow

    Balmacara, By Kyle of Lochalsh, near Plockton, Highlands

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    Ref: SMMC
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    These three adjoining holiday properties (refs SMMC, SMMD and UVO) are set in beautiful, landscaped grounds...

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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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  • Near Selkirk, The Scottish Borders
    Near Selkirk, The Scottish Borders×

    Whitmuir Hall - Teviot

    Near Selkirk, The Scottish Borders

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    Ref: 5309
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Heated indoor swimming pool
    Shared gardens with furniture and play area

    This stone-built Edwardian mansion...

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  • Near Selkirk, The Scottish Borders
    Near Selkirk, The Scottish Borders×

    Whitmuir Hall - Woodstock

    Near Selkirk, The Scottish Borders

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    Ref: SW40
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    Heated indoor swimming pool
    Shared gardens with furniture and play area

    This stone-built Edwardian mansion...

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  • Glenlivet, near Ballindalloch, Highlands
    Glenlivet, near Ballindalloch, Highlands×

    Shenval Cottage

    Glenlivet, near Ballindalloch, Highlands

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    Ref: 28280
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    This detached holiday cottage is set in the glorious surroundings of the Glenlivet Estate within the Cairngorm...

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  • Skirling, near Biggar, The Scottish Borders
    Skirling, near Biggar, The Scottish Borders×

    Gardener’s Cottage

    Skirling, near Biggar, The Scottish Borders

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    Ref: UK5341
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove
    Conveniently situated on the edge of Skirling village, within the extensive grounds of the owner’s arts and...
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  • Kinrossie near Balbeggie, Perthshire
    Kinrossie near Balbeggie, Perthshire×

    Thorngreen Cottage

    Kinrossie near Balbeggie, Perthshire

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    Ref: CC524034
    Key Features:
    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove
    Thorngreen Cottage is a charming semi detached cottage situated within the sleepy conservation village of Kinrossie,...
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  • Kirk Yetholm near Kelso, The Scottish Borders
    Kirk Yetholm near Kelso, The Scottish Borders×

    Rowantree Cottage

    Kirk Yetholm near Kelso, The Scottish Borders

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    Ref: CC538041
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Open Fire
    Rowantree Cottage is the quintessential romantic retreat. Brimming with charm and character this adorable detached...
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