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  Thatched Cottage, South Uist, Outer Hebrides
self-catering scotland sleeps four

Bedrooms: 2 - 1 double, 1 single. Sleeps: 3+. South Lochboisdale. Pets welcome. Short breaks welcome.

A beautifully restored Hebridean cottage on the lovely island of South Uist. Staying on the Hebrides offer a chance to explore a less visited part of Scotland - romantic, remote islands yet easily accessible by air and ferry. This is a superb self-catering cottage in the Western Isles and Uist has fantastic birds and wildlife, wonderful fishing and walking, great seafood - and above all a quiet pace of life. You will soon find yourself relaxing and unwinding in this magical Scottish island retreat.

  Rannawa Cottage, Portessie, by Buckie, Moray
holiday cottage by the sea

Bedrooms: 1. Sleeps: 2/4. Portessie, by Buckie. Pets welcome. Short breaks.

Rannawa is a self catering cottage in the Buckie, Moray area which has recently been renovated to a very high standard. The property is an end terraced fisherman's cottage (beautifully restored) right on the coast offering quality self-catering accommodation for 4 people. There is so much to see and do in the area - castles, beaches, distilleries, wildlife and walking to name but a few!

  Boath Stables, Auldearn, by Nairn, Inverness-shire
holiday accommodation Nairn

Bedrooms: 2 - 2 double/single - zip & link beds. Sleeps: 4/6. Nairn 2 miles. Pets welcome.

Two Scottish holiday cottages renovated to an extremely high standard and offering luxury self catering accommodation near Nairn. The cottages are set amongst lovely parkland gardens, and are only a mile away from sandy beaches. This quality accommodation which sleeps 4 / 6, will appeal to families and couples on vacation in the highlands. Golfers have the choice of two golf courses in Nairn - one championship course, and many others close by. There are lots of historic castles and places of interest nearby (Culloden and Cawdor Castle to name two) and a wealth of outdoor activities, such as fishing on the Findhorn, water sports and walking. holiday home Inverness

  Kinloch Lodge, Kinloch, Novar Estate, Ross-shire
sremote cottage in Scotland

Four poster double bed in open plan living area. Sleeps 2. Alness. Dogs welcome. Short breaks welcome.

Kinloch is a remote cottage situated on the Novar Estate in Ross-shire but is stylishly furnished and very warm with a wood-burning stove. Off-grid, it is the ultimate 'get away from it all' experience where you leave the 21st century totally behind you. It is an ideal base to explore the North Highlands, to fish the River Alness, to walk undisturbed for miles on forest and hill tracks or to sample the many golf courses in the area including Royal Dornoch, Tain, Golspie and Nairn.

  Dunglass Cottage, Dingwall, Ross-shire
self-catering loch Kishorn

Bedrooms: 1 double. Sleeps: 2. Dingwall. Short breaks available. Pets welcome.

Dunglass Cottage is a former crofter's cottage on the Brahan Estate. It has been recently refurbished and offers cosy accommodation for a romantic country break and a lovely open fire to relax in front of. There is excellent walking from the door of the cottage including river walks and through the "dell" with spectacular spring colour and a joy in all seasons. You will find amazing bird and animal life on this well-tended estate with free fishing and an interesting Red Kite feeding station. The area offers great golf, castles, distilleries and beaches too!

  Little Fyrish, Novar Estate, Evanton, Dingwall, Ross-shire
self-catering estate cottage

Bedrooms: 1 double/twin. Sleeps: 2. Dingwall. Pets welcome. Short breaks

A warm and very comfortable cottage overlooking the Cromarty Firth with great walks and mountain bike trails from the doorstep. Excellent location for golfers, fisherman, distillery aficionados and those who would like to explore the North Highlands. There are galleries, potteries and beaches a short drive away or stay at home and enjoy the garden and the beautiful view from the deck.

  Taighali, 30 Mellon Charles, Aultbea, Wester Ross
self-catering by the sea

Sleeps 2 + 1 - 1 double bedroom + fold away child's bed. Aultbea 3 miles. Pets welcome. Short breaks welcome.

Taighali is a one bedroom upper floor apartment with views over Loch Ewe and the Torridon mountains. The area is renowned for peace and tranquillity, beautiful beaches, every changing light and stunning scenery. There is plenty to do with walking, cycling fishing or a round of golf at nearby Gairloch, alternatively you can sit back and relax and unwind .... bliss!

 The Green House, Glenelg, By Kyle of Lochalsh, Wester Ross
self-catering for 2

Bedrooms: 1 four poster bed. Sleeps: 2. Glenelg. Well behaved pets only. Short breaks.

The Green House is an exquisitely designed hideaway for two, perched in a large garden, overlooking the sea. The view is uninterrupted over the water to the Isle of Skye and you can relax in the hot tub on the deck and just soak it all in. The Green House is quite unique in so many ways!

 Knoydart Hide, Mallaig, Lochaber
luxury hideaway

Bedrooms : 1 deluxe 7ft antique half tester canopy bed with large en suite. Sleeps: 2 adults (+cot / 2 children under 12 by special arrangement). Well behaved pets only. Short breaks.

Knoydart Hide, one gorgeously grown up romantic hideaway, very private, very different for luxury breaks under the radar. Castaway across Loch Nevis to this stunning contemporary bolt hole on the edge of the loch set in privacy on the stunning Knoydart Peninsula. Large outdoor hot tub under the stars, floodlit decking, large en-suite bathroom, infra-red sauna with floor to ceiling glass wrap around windows, 7ft antique half tester canopy bed, luxury robes, wood stove, BBQ, freestanding bath, running machine, antique furniture, Blue ray DVD player, wifi internet access throughout - this house has it all! In house masseuse treatments and in house dining catering service available on request. True remote luxury for couples!

 Ardoch Bothy, Loch Kishorn, Ross-shire
self-catering Eilean Donan

Bedrooms: open plan design incorporating super king bed. Sleeps: 2. Loch Kishorn. Short breaks. No pets.

A perfect romantic bolt-hole, Ardoch Bothy is secluded but not remote. Inverness Airport is only 1� hours' drive and there are several particularly good places to eat nearby. Recently converted, and equipped to a very high standard, the spacious open-plan design provides a cosy and pretty interior and large windows to take full advantage of the outstanding outlook to Skye and the Applecross hills across Loch Kishorn. The sea shore is only a couple of minutes' walk away. This is a stunning property.

 Brachkashie (New) Cottage, Whitebridge, Nr Loch Ness, Inverness-shire
self-catering loch Ness

Bedrooms: 2 - 1 superking/twin, 1 adult bunks. Sleeps: 4. Nr Loch Ness. Short breaks available. Sorry - no pets.

Brachkashie Cottage sits in approximately 2.5 acres with the garden leading down to a private jetty on the banks of Loch Knockie. Included in the rental price is the use of the rowing boat and brown trout fishing during the season. The cottage is very tastefully decorated and furnished and is warm and cosy throughout. It provides gorgeous accommodation for four with views over the loch. Fort Augustus, only 8 miles away, is worth a visit to watch the boats coming through the Caledonian Canal and explore the shops and local eateries. Loch Ness is closeby too if you want to search for the monster!

 Skipper's Cottage, 1 Quarry, Glenelg, Kyle of Lochalsh
self-catering Glenelg

Bedrooms: 2 (1 double, 1 twin). Sleeps: 4. Glenelg. Short breaks. Pets welcome - 1 dog.

Skipper's Cottage is set in a pretty garden with its own burn flowing through to the sea and has stunning views over the Sound of Sleat. You can enjoy a barbeque here whilst watching the odd fishing boat, seal, porpoise or even otter pass by as the sun sets over Skye. The cottage has been recently refurbished and is very cosy and comfortable. Only a few minutes' walk to the centre of the village, where you can enjoy the excellent food and good ambience of the Glenelg Inn.

 Parth Galen Studio, Plockton, Ross-shire
plockton self-catering cottage

Bedrooms: 2 - 1 double, 1 twin/super king. Sleeps: 4. Plockton. Pets welcome on request. Short breaks in the low season.

Parth Galen Studio is a bright and comfortable and enjoys wonderful views over to Skye and Rassay. The accommodation is centrally heated with the addition of a wood burning stove. It is an ideal base for exploring Skye and visiting all the sights on the west coast. Nearby Plockton is a charming village and there is a good selection of local pubs and wonderful restaurants providing delicious local food.

 North Warren, Thurso, Sutherland
thurso self-catering cottage

Bedrooms: 2 - 1 double, 1 single. Sleeps: 3. Thurso. Sorry no pets. Short breaks in low season.

Sutherland is recognised as one of the least discovered areas of outstanding natural beauty left in this crowded island of ours. Its rugged coastline and beautiful beaches remain unspoilt with many gems awaiting discovery. This is a superb place to rent your Scottish holiday cottage and North Warren is a wonderful place to base your stay. The area is steeped in history and also has plenty to satisfy the angler with lochs, rivers and the sea on your doorstep. The place is ideal for cyclists, walkers, bird watchers, and generally anyone seeking relaxation.

 No 1 Cove, Poolewe, Wester Ross
poolewe cottage

Bedrooms: 2 (1 double, 1 twin). Sleeps: 4. Gairloch. Dogs welcome.

Overlooking Loch Ewe, with stunning views across the loch to the hills and mountains of Wester Ross, in the ancient crofting community of Cove, this comfortable and cosy cottage is ideally placed for access to hill, sea and lochs. Simply but thoughtfully appointed, this getaway is suitable for families or couples wishing to experience one of Scotland's last unspoilt landscapes, and enjoy the relaxation afforded by a quiet rural setting.

 Fisherman's Cottage, North Kessock, Inverness-shire
seaside holiday cottage

Bedrooms: 2 - 1 double, 1 twin. Sleeps: 4. Inverness airport - 15 mins. No Pets.

This charming cottage is full of character, with a wood-burning stove, wooden floors and quality furniture. The property is spacious,well-equipped and extremely comfortable, and has wonderful views over the Beauly Firth to the mountains for the west coast. The enclosed garden is ideal for children, and there is a wide range of activities to enjoy in the area, including beautiful sandy beaches only a short distance away. luxury holiday cottage

 Gracie's Cottage, Loch Kishorn, Wester Ross, Highlands
romantic holiday cottage

Bedrooms: 2 - 1 double, 1 twin. Sleeps: 4. Lochcarron - 6 miles. No Pets.

Gracie's Cottage is a fabulous, very comfortable traditional cottage by the sea on Loch Kishorn. This is a remote and stunning part of the west coast of Scotland - sparsely populated, but with some superb restaurants in the area. It is perfect for a relaxing holiday - great beaches, walking and birdlife. The cottage is stunning inside too and is a wonderful place for a holiday away from it all. book cottage in Highlands

 Barracks Cottage, Glenelg, Ross-shire
Eilean Donan cottage

Bedrooms: 3 - 1 king, 1 single, 1 single + cabin bed. Sleeps: 4 +1. Glenelg. Pets welcome by arrangement. Short breaks.

Originally a traditional tin roofed 'But n' Ben', Barracks Cottage remains charming and steeped in the historical shadow of the 18th century Bernera Barracks. This detached and secluded cottage, tucked away at the end of a private track, is bestowed with exceptional, uninterrupted and panoramic views across the sound of Sleat to the Isle of Skye. Uniquely positioned in half an acre of fenced land and with no road traffic to disturb the peaceful highland tranquility, Barracks Cottage offers a quiet, distinctive and safe environment for children and a haven to relax in.

 Waterfront Cottage, St Monans, Fife
self-catering Angus

Bedrooms: 2 (1 double, 1 twin). Sleeps: 4. St Andrews 10 miles. Short breaks - min 3 nights.

Waterfront Cottage is stunning, immaculate and spacious. Set in a spectacular seaside location it enjoys uninterrupted panoramic sea views. Recently refurbished to a high standard, this self-catering cottage is within easy walking distance of the harbour, shops, hotel, cafe and restaurant. It is ideally positioned for exploring the picturesque East Neuk villages, award winning beaches, coastal walks, cycling, and championship golf courses. Everything is to hand for a restful, peaceful and/or active holiday! self-catering cottage to rent

 The Gida, Arniefoul, Forfar, Angus
self-catering Glamis

Bedrooms: 1 double plus 2 further sleeping areas (1 twin, 1 single). Sleeps: 5. Forfar. Pets accepted. Short breaks.

This 17th century stone cottage has a warm sensation of calmness: it lends itself both to peacefulness and activity. The surrounding countryside is geared for wildlife. The cottage and outbuildings hold ancient charm and the landscape, whatever the season, would captivate a painter. It has all the advantages of modern living and there are numerous local attractions such as Glamis Castle and plenty of choice for sports - golf, hill walking, fishing and skiing. angus cottage to rent

 Salt Herrings, 4 The Cooperage, Cellardyke, Fife
self-catering near St. Andrews

Bedrooms: 2 (1 double, 1 twin). Sleeps: 4. St Andrews 8 miles. Short breaks welcome. Sorry, no pets.

Cellardyke is one of a number of small fishing villages in the picturesque East Neuk of Fife. This cottage, totally renovated to the highest standards, is an ideal base from which to explore this wonderful part of Scotland. There are award-winning sandy beaches, world class golf courses, full range of water sports, beautiful coastal walks and many other holiday activities close by. Numerous pubs and eating places are in the area, ranging from the famous "Anstruther chippie" to award winning seafood restaurants. This part of Fife is also ideal for exploring further afield - it is only an hour's drive to Edinburgh, Stirling and Perth. The area is rich in historical interest with several National Trust properties in the vicinity - gorgeous sandy beaches are close by as well as the best choice of golf courses Scotland has to offer!

self-catering cottage for 2
 The Stables, Kinblethmont, By Arbroath, Angus
self-catering Angus

Bedrooms: 2 (1 king, 1 twin/superking). Sleeps: 4. Arbroath. Short breaks - not July or August. No pets.

The Stables is situated in the heart of the beautiful Kinblethmont estate, surrounded by woodland. It has been converted to a very high standard into a unique retreat for families or couples. It has two spacious bedrooms and an open plan living space with modern kitchen and a sitting area with woodburning stove and comfy seating. There is plenty to do around the estate: walks, cycling and exploring the walled garden but Kinblethmont is also very well placed to take advantage of all that Scotland and Angus has to offer - beaches, golf courses, castles, hill walking, visitor attractions, distilleries and much more. self-catering cottage to rent

 The Old Barn Cottage, Anstruther, Fife
self-catering Anstruther

Bedrooms: 2 - 1 double, 1 twin. Sleeps: 4/6. St Andrews 6 miles. Short breaks. No Pets.

The Old Barn is a luxury steading conversion set in idyllic rural countryside, adjacent to a family farm, with panoramic views over the Firth of Forth. Both upstairs bedrooms include en-suite shower rooms with a bathroom on the ground floor. Situated just ten minutes from the historic town of St Andrews and close to the pretty local fishing villages. There are numerous golf courses, blue flag beaches and places of historic interest in the area plus a superb selection of pubs and restaurants within a short distance. An ideal holiday destination! self-catering cottage to rent

 Lochawe Boathouse, Kilchrenan, Lochawe, Taynuilt, Argyll
self-catering holiday cottage on Loch Awe

Bedrooms: 2 double. Sleeps: 2. Taynuilt. No pets. Weekly lets.

Lochawe Boathouse is a luxury lochside escape for couples, honeymooners or friends looking to find peace and tranquility. With incredible views and superb facilities, it’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy some of the best scenery in the west highlands. A kayak, canoe and paddle board are provided too and there are fishing rights on the loch so there's lots to do on the doorstep!

 Garden Cottage, Strachur House, Strachur, Argyll
West Coast self-catering holiday cottage

Bedrooms: 2 superking/twin, 1 single. Sleeps: 5. Strachur. Pets welcome. Short breaks.

A stone built Victorian cottage with its own enclosed garden in Strachur Park, Garden Cottage is the ideal location for a peaceful holiday. The cottage is approached down an avenue of beech trees and is set within an estate of lush pastures and mature woodland. Close to Loch Fyne, this is a wonderful part of Argyll to explore.

 Clan Cottages, Kilmore, By Oban, Argyll
thatched holiday cottages

5 cottages. Bedrooms: 1-3. Sleeps: 2-6. Oban 4 miles. Pets welcome in 2 cottages. Disabled access and shower room in one cottage. Short breaks welcome.

Luxury, newly built thatched holiday cottages on the shores of Loch Nell within 6 minutes drive of Oban. These traditionally-built stone cottages with spacious, modern, high quality interiors, have been awarded 4 stars from Visit Scotland and the Silver Green Tourism Award. This is an ideal base to explore Argyll and the islands, and a great location for walking, cycling, fishing, etc. There is also an abundance of wildlife as well as castles, distilleries and fabulous gardens to visit too. Clan Cottages is the perfect location to come to relax and chill - a slice of rural Scotland and its magnificent beauty.

 Turbine House, Ellary Estate, Achahoish, Lochgilphead, Argyll
West coast holiday cottage

Bedrooms: 1 double. Sleeps: 2. Lochgilphead. Pets welcome. Short breaks welcome.

The Turbine House was originally built to provide power to Ellary Estate. Now sympathetically converted, there are glass windows and multiple French doors along one side of the sitting room, giving the cottage a spacious feel and great views out to the deck area, burn and gardens. Its location provides peace and tranquillity and lots of wildfile - it is an ideal retreat for couples in a beautiful corner of Scotland.

 Achlian Cottage, Cladich, Dalmally, Argyll
Morvern holiday cottage

Bedrooms 2 (1 double + single, 1 twin). Sleeps 5. Dalmally. Short breaks welcome. So sorry, No pets

Achlian has been recently refurbished and the rooms are full of character, colour and light - it is a stunning holiday cottage. The beautiful garden leads down to Loch Awe where you can swim and fish, or take a boat out to picnic on the islands. There is walking from the doorstep and excellent bird and wildlife watching - ospreys and eagles are frequently seen, and deer often walk through the garden. Argyll has so many fascinating sites and gardens to explore and Oban is easily reached for day trips to the Western Isles.

 Rose Cottage, Strontian, Ardnamurchan, Argyll
Morvern holiday cottage

Bedrooms: 2 (1 double, 1 twin/super-kingsized, 2 additional single beds available). Sleeps: 4 + 2. Fort William 23 miles. Well behaved dogs welcome. Short breaks. Wheelchair accessible.

Rose Cottage is situated on a working croft and offers very high standard self-catering accommodation. The giant hot tub is a marvellous place to relax with spectacular views of mountains across the Strontian glen. The Ardnamurchan peninsular is a wonderful holiday destination with remote sandy beaches, lochs to fish and hills to roam.

 Rhoda's Cottage, Strachur, Argyll
Loch Fyne holiday cottage

Bedrooms: 3 (1 twin, 1 small double and 1 single). Sleeps: 4/5. Dunoon. Pets welcome. Short breaks.

The unspoilt Cowal Peninsula, steeped in history and legend, is an ideal holiday destination. Rhoda's Cottage is an entirely private wing of Strachur House and the perfect place to stay to explore the area. It has been lovingly decorated and has wonderful views over Loch Fyne (famous not only for being the longest sea loch in Scotland but also for its outstanding natural beauty and fresh seafood). Enjoy this peaceful haven and the freedom of the 2,000 acre estate with wonderful walks and trout fishing on a private lochan.

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