Holiday Cottages are an increasingly popular way to enjoy a holiday in Scotland. They can offer complete independence to come and go as you please and some of them are based in idyllic rural locations that offer the perfect place to unwind.
The cottages are organised by county so click on the links below.
Near Bank Cottage
St Abbs, Scottish Borders
Sleeps 4 Pets Allowed
Price from £307.00-£1612 Ref syk801
Near Bank Cottage is a stone built, end terrace cottage, which was originally built for lighthouse keepers, is situated in the village of St Abbs on the Scottish borders. This cottage sleeps four people and has two bedrooms, consisting of one double and one twin bedroom, as well as a family shower room. The cottage also has a fitted kitchen and a sitting room with dining area and an open fire. To the outside of this cottage there is off road parking for two cars and a garden with furniture. Near Bank Cottage is close to many places of interest and is perfect for a family holiday.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Electric night storage heaters with open fire in sitting room and wall-mounted fan heaters in shower room and kitchen. Electric cooker, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV and WiFi. All fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen inc. in rent. Off road parking for two cars. Recently extended rear garden with garden furniture. One well-behaved dog under strict control welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pub 1 mile.
Sleeps 4 Pets Allowed
Price from £347.00-£1792 Ref syk1128
Creag Haston is a secluded cottage, offering accommodation for up to 6 people, situated on the edge of Gairloch. It is within easy reach of the beach and the village's golf course. The nearby harbour allows you to enjoy boat trips to the Isle of Skye. The rear of the property leads to a patio with a tree-lined garden, from which you can enjoy views of the Loch whilst dining alfresco. There is more than enough off-road parking for a number of cars, putting you within driving-distance of attractions outside Gairloch.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Night storage heaters with electric fire. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi. Storage heaters inc. in rent, electricity on
Fort William, Highland
Sleeps 4 No Pets
Price from £249.00-£1338 Ref syk1301
This property is a chalet style building that's warm, welcoming and cosy. It's situated near Corpach in well-kept grounds and is in a prime position for looking out over the green landscape. The whole property is light, spacious and relaxing – a great spot to just kick back and let the world go by. The kitchen, which is fully equipped, is in an open plan style leading straight into the living and dining areas. There are 2 bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin, and 1 bathroom.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Electric panel heaters in bedrooms with electric fire in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV, radio. Laundry facilities on site (
Sleeps 2 No Pets
Price from £492.00-£1959 Ref syk1304
The property, newly built in 2004 in the form of a signal box, is adjacent to the station in the Badenoch & Strathspey village of Newtonmore. To make the most of the panoramic views towards the River Spey and Cairngorm Mountains, the accommodation is upside down, with a spacious, open plan living area on the first floor, while on the ground floor is a double bedroom and bathroom with sauna. Decorated to a high standard, this charming property is in an ideal location to explore the village and take advantage of the walking in the area. The cottage is 150 metres from a link into the Wildcat Trail - a 7km orbital walk and path network. The other attractions of the Cairngorms National Park are also within easy reach - an excellent base at any time of year!
Facilities1 Bedrooms Electric night storage heaters with woodburner in sitting area. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher,Smart TV, radio, CD, WiFi. Sauna, electricity and fuel for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair & stairgate on request. Off road parking for two cars. Balcony off first floor living area and gravelled area with picnic table. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shops & pubs 10 mins walk.
Sleeps 4 Pets Allowed
Price from £306.00-£1729 Ref syk1370
This recently decorated property is located in the hamlet of Holmisdale, 8 miles from Dunvegan and boasts 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and dining area and a spacious living room. This old country house is positioned in a quiet spot on a green hillside so there are clear views of the beautiful Scottish landscape to be had from all of the windows in this property. The house has been furnished in an inoffensive way in pale tones of cream and blue and the kitchen has all the modern appliances you'd expect to see in any home.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Oil central heating. Electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, video, DVD player, stereo/CD player, selection of video/DVDs. Fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Gravelled, cottage style gardens to the front of the property. One well-behaved pet welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop/Post Office/licensed restaurant 5 mins walk, pub 8 miles.
Sleeps 6 Pets Allowed
Price from £329.00-£2134 Ref syk1543
This property has been recently renovated and now has all mod cons. It's a detached stone croft building located in Portessie itself and has glorious views of the rugged landscapes from most of the windows of the house. The property is all on the ground floor and has 3 double bedrooms, 2 of which have en suite bathrooms with showers. There's another bathroom with a bath, a large open plan living/dining/sitting area and a country style kitchen with wooden units and all the appliances necessary to cook up some tasty meals preferably using some of the incredible local produce that this region is famous for. Note: This property does not accept worker bookings.
Facilities3 Bedrooms Central heating with gas fire in sitting room. Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x LCD TV with Freeview, DVD, stereo/CD player, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 3 cars. Large lawned garden with patio area and garden furniture. One well-behaved pet by arrangement. Sorry, no smoking. Nearest supermarket, shops and pubs are >1mile away in Buckie. Bijou licensed restaurant on Portessie seafront 5 mins drive. Note: Although accommodation is all ground floor, this property is not suitable for wheelchair access. Note: The garden is not enclosed. Note: This property does not accept worker bookings.
Sleeps 4 No Pets
Price from £359.00-£1450 Ref syk1557
This is a traditional stone-built terraced house and is situated in Kingussie. It has been decorated and equipped to a very high standard and provides comfortable and welcoming accommodation. The kitchen is well-equipped and has a cosy dining area, making this a really relaxing space after a busy day exploring this stunning area. There are two bedrooms providing comfortable accommodation for up to four people and a spacious bathroom. The town is only a few minutes walk and provides a variety of shops, restaurants and pubs. The region is a paradise for outdoor pursuits with golf, fishing, walking, cycling and bird watching to name but a few. This property offers a super base in which to explore this fascinating and diverse area.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, Smart TV, CD, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books and games. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Roadside parking. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 300 yards. Please note: The back garden is very steep and is not considered suitable for sitting or playing in.
Sleeps 4 No Pets
Price from £314.00-£1896 Ref syk1701
This is an appealing property situated in the grounds of the owner's sheep and cattle farm. The name means ‘hill of peace' and the house certainly lives up to its name. The house is warm and welcoming and has a well equipped kitchen, a light and airy sitting room with an open fire. The dining room has patio doors that lead to a decked area, perfect for taking in the views. There are two luxurious bedrooms and a bathroom and conservatory completes the accommodation. Outside is a lawned garden with a decked area and garden furniture. This property offers a relaxing haven and a superb base to take advantage of all that this stunning region has to offer.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Oil central heating with open fire in sitting room. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, TV, Broadband WiFi, video, stereo/CD player/radio, payphone, small selection of books/games. Fuel, power and fuel for open fire inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair, stairgate and baby bath available on request. Off road parking for 2 cars. Lockable bike storage. Lawned garden with decked area and garden furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop 8 miles, pub 4 miles.
Sleeps 8 No Pets
Price from £471.00-£3199 Ref syk1826
The building was originally constructed in the late eighteenth century on the outskirts of the Hirsel Estate. The renovation and remodelling of the property seamlessly combines the comfort of modern living with unusual period features such as a library. With parking for up to four cars and capable of sleeping a total of eight people – with one king-size double room, one first floor twin, one second floor twin and one third floor double – this great property would make an excellent holiday home for a single large family, a group of friends, or two smaller families.
Facilities4 Bedrooms New gas central heating with Hive control, New gas oven/grill & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, DVD player, PlayStation 2, CD/cassette/radio, Broadband Wifi, large selection of books/DVDs. All fuel & power inc. in rent. Bed linen & towels inc. in rent. Off road parking for 4 cars. Small front patio and shared lawn area where children can play. Large, enclosed rear courtyard with open arch. Sorry, no pets & no smoking. Shops & pubs 2 mins walk.
Coldingham, Scottish Borders
Sleeps 4 No Pets
Price from £350.00-£1695 Ref syk1855
Situated in the grounds of the seventeenth century Press Castle Estate, Meadow lodge is one of four timber dwellings, three miles west of the village of Coldingham. With two ground floor double bedrooms sleeping up to four people, and a lovely sitting room with a dining area and cathedral style roof, this cottage can be enjoyed throughout the year. Whether you plan on enjoying a cool drink on the veranda in the height of summer, or a lovely hot chocolate, curled up by the wood burning stove in winter, this quaint little lodge is ideal for families and friends alike. Note: Unless arranged otherwise with the owner in advance, this property only accepts children of 8 years and over from September to June inclusive, due to the woodburning stove.
Facilities2 Bedrooms Electric convection heaters throughout. Wood burning stove. Electric fan assisted oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/small freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer & dishwasher. 42