Whether you’re planning a city break or looking to get away from it all, our luxury cottages in Scotland offer something for everyone. Spend a weekend among the historic streets of Edinburgh or head over to the Isle of Skye to experience complete tranquillity among nature.
From traditional Scottish cottages to majestic manors and castles, our handpicked selection of luxury self-catering cottages is sure to please. Hide away in the Scottish Highlands with a stay in one of our luxury lodges with a soothing hot tub or enjoy sea views across Dumfries and Galloway. Whatever you might have in mind, we’re here to help you plan the perfect break. Need something with all your home comforts? From en suites and dressing rooms to spacious kitchens, real fires, and formal dining areas, just let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll get to work.
Not sure where to visit? Spend a weekend by the shores of the iconic Loch Ness, stroll along the sandy beaches of the Isle of Mull, or simply unwind in the city of Inverness - you’ll find our luxury holiday cottages everywhere in this incredible country.
Gatehouse of Fleet
Fettercairn, near Laurencekirk
If you’re in need of a little inspiration, here are our most popular locations for a luxury holiday cottage in Scotland. From the city lights of Edinburgh to the uninterrupted night skies of the Highlands.
Best for: A weekend of retail therapy
Love the hustle and bustle of the city? You might want to spend a weekend in the country’s capital - Edinburgh. Its historic cobbled streets are lined with an array of shops, bars, and unique attractions - plenty to keep you entertained both day and night. Time your stay right and you’ll get to enjoy the spectacular sights of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Best for: Romantic weekend away
A remote island just off Scotland’s North West coast, the Isle of Skye is the perfect location for a romantic break. Boasting miles of gorgeous coastline and undisturbed natural beauty, you’ll be amazed by your surroundings. While you’re there, be sure to check out the Fairy Pools. It’s a magical series of waterfalls that have become one of the island’s biggest attractions.
Best for: Discovering the rich history of the area
A lively city on the North East coast of Scotland, Inverness is the cultural capital of the Scottish Highlands. The Old Town is where you’ll find all the picture-postcard sights, including Inverness Cathedral and the Old High Church. The historic Culloden Battlefield is also well worth a visit, even if it's just to see the lovely Highland Cows (or coos to the locals) who guard the grounds!
Best for: Enjoying a tranquil break
Set off the West Coast of Scotland, the beautiful Isle of Mull is the perfect choice for a relaxing break. Featured on both Springwatch and Coast, this small yet incredible island is a haven for wildlife - birdwatchers will be in their element here. Boat trips are a great way to see the island and you might even spot a whale or two!
Best for: Hiking in the mountains
If you love getting out and exploring new surroundings on foot, you’ll find plenty of great hiking opportunities in the Scottish Highlands. Here, you’ll find Britain’s highest peak, Ben Nevis. Standing a mighty 1,345 metres above sea level, it offers rewarding views for those who manage to get to the peak and popular towns like Aviemore.
You’ll want to bring your boots when visiting Scotland - there are so many great natural places to discover! Many of these routes are great for dog walkers, ideal if you’ll be stopping in one of our pet-friendly holiday homes.
Walk length: Three miles
While it’s not a long trek, the steep climb up to the top of Arthur’s Seat is quite a challenge! You’ll be rewarded in the end though. The views across the city of Edinburgh are absolutely spectacular.
Location: Isle of Skye
Walk length: Three and a half miles
Take a hike up to the summit of Ben Tianavaig - a 1,355 foot mountain that overlooks the coastal town of Portree. While the path is a bit rough at the start of the route, it gets much easier as you go along.
Walk length: Just over a mile
Take a visit to the ancient fort which sits atop the wooded hill of Craig Phadrig. This short walk should only take around an hour to complete, and you’ll get to enjoy fantastic views across Beauly Firth once you’ve reached the top.
Location: Isle of Mull
Walk length: Just under two miles
The picturesque Calgary Bay and the Art in Nature Trail takes you through Calgary Wood before opening out onto the white sands of Calgary Bay. Along the way, you’ll also get to see the unique displays from the Art in Nature project.
Location: The Highlands
Walk length: Just over one mile
If you just want a quick walk, the Knockan Crag Trail is ideal. Just over a mile long, this scenic route takes you along the Moine Thrust before heading upwards to the Knockan Crag.