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Edinburgh and Lothians Luffness Castle Cottage, Aberlady, Longniddry, East Lothian

Luffness Castle Cottage
Sleeps - 6 + 2 children. Bedrooms 3 (1 double, 2 twin). Aberlady/Gullane. No pets. Short breaks welcome.

Luffness Castle Cottage is situated on the Luffness Estate close to Aberlady Bay. The area is peaceful and quiet but within easy distance of Edinburgh and all its many visitor attractions and facilities. Golfers will be spoilt for choice as close by there are 7 courses including the world famous Muirfield. The sea is within 5 minutes walking distance and the area is host to many seabirds. The villages of Aberlady and Gullane are close by with North Berwick only a 10 minute drive. The East Lothian coast has so much to offer - it is a wonderful destination for a Scottish self catering vacation.

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Edinburgh and Lothians The Kipper House, Dunbar, East Lothian

self-catering dunbar
Bedrooms 3 (2 double, 1 twin). Sleeps: 6. Dunbar. Short breaks welcome. Well behaved pets welcome

The Kipper House is a pretty, seafront holiday home with a private garden looking on to the East Beach in historic Dunbar - ideal for a quiet getaway by the sea yet just 20 minutes by train to Edinburgh. Beautifully decorated in a simple, seaside style, it is comfortable in the stormiest of weathers and gloriously sunny when it is fine. On the doorstep are fine beaches, rock pools, golf, surfing, boat trips, walking, fishing and excellent pubs and restaurants - it has all that a great Scottish holiday house should offer!

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Edinburgh and Lothians Woodturner's Cottage, Nr Haddington, East Lothian

holiday rental Edinburgh
Bedrooms 3: 2 twin, 1 double. Sleeps: 6 + cot. Haddington, 6 miles. Pets welcome. Ground floor bedroom and shower room.

Woodturner's Cottage is a beautifully renovated part of an old stone steading on a working farm, located half a mile from the picturesque East Lothian village of Gifford. The cottage is adjacent to an 18 hole golf course and within a half hour's drive from some of the best golf courses in the country. Woodturner's Cottage is an ideal country base for visiting Edinburgh and its attractions - easily reached by road or train within c.30 minutes. There is also a wealth of things to do nearby - from fabulous beaches to fascinating castles.

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Edinburgh and Lothians The Head Gardener's Cottage, Dunbar, East Lothian

self-catering east lothian
Bedrooms 4: 2 double, 1 twin (+ Z bed if required), 1 bunk beds. Sleeps: 8/9. Dunbar. Short breaks available. Pets by prior arrangement.

The Head Gardener'ss Cottage is a beautifully appointed and charming cottage decorated and furnished to an extremely high standard, set within 150 acres on the Broxmouth Estate. The house is perfect for family get-togethers, golfing trips or romantic holidays. There are a wealth of activities on offer from exploring the estate, beautiful beaches, horse riding, fishing, surfing and many others activities including 22 golf courses within 30 minutes - Dunbar Golf Club actually backs onto the estate! It really is a truly wonderful place to come for a holiday.

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Borders The Granary, Balgone Estate, Sheriff Hall, North Berwick, East Lothian

holiday house North Berwick
Bedrooms 4: 2 double, 2 twin, 2 Z beds. Sleeps: 8/10. Near North Berwick. Short breaks. Dogs welcome.

A tastefully restored granary building in a traditional steading on a beautiful estate in East Lothian. Perfect for a family or group holiday; only half an hour from Edinburgh, but with endless sporting and tourist activities right on your doorstep and further afield. With an extensive garden, indoor swimming pool and pool table there is lots to do without leaving the estate!

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Borders Neidpath Castle Cottage, Peebles, Scottish Borders

borders castle
Bedrooms: 3 (1 double, 1 twin, 1 single plus extra pull out bed). Sleeps: 5 +1. Weekend and short breaks available. Pets welcome.

Neidpath Castle Cottage is a conversion of part of the ancient castle. It is now superbly comfortable and very easy to live in, being all on the same floor. Guests are always delighted by how light it is inside and what lovely views there are. Neidpath Castle is a central part of the history of this area and staying within its walls is very atmospheric and secluded. Nearby Peebles has a whole host of delicious shops and restaurants and is only a short walk along the River Tweed.

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Borders Scotstoun Farmhouse, West Linton, Scottish Borders

borders holiday cottage
Bedrooms 4: 2 double/twin, 1 single, 1 double/small twin. Sleeps: 6. West Linton. Short breaks. Pets welcome.

Scotstoun Farmhouse is located in a beautiful and peaceful setting only 21 miles from Edinburgh. It has been completely renovated to create a light and comfortable house, sensitively integrating innovative contemporary design with a traditional stone building. The cottage has access to the stunning walled garden adjacent to it. There are a huge range of activities nearby and both Edinburgh and Glasgow are within easy reach.

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Borders Chapelhope Farmhouse, Innerleithen, Selkirkshire, Scottish Borders.

selkirk self-catering
Bedrooms 5 (1 double with bath, 1 double, 2 twin/king sized double, 1 family with double bed and bunks). Sleeps: 10 + 2/3. Innerleithen. Short breaks available. Pets welcome.

Chapelhope is a wonderfully comfortable place to relax surrounded by unspoilt views and with zero light pollution. The farmhouse is spacious and child friendly, ideal for family and friends to get together. There is plenty to enjoy in the way of walks and outdoor activities such as sailing, fishing and mountain biking and lovely fires inside to sit in front of and while away the evenings.

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Perthshire The West Wing, Muileann Seann, Auchterarder, Perthshire

holiday cottage in perthshire
Bedrooms: 3 double/twin. Sleeps: 6. Auchterarder. Short breaks. Pets welcome.

The West Wing is a delightful refurbished former mill located in the beautiful Strathearn Valley. It is an ideal base for exploring Perthshire and the surrounding parts of Scotland. Although in a rural location, it is easily accessible from Edinburgh and Glasgow airports (an hour's drive away) and Gleneagles Station (10 minutes' drive). Six miles from Crieff and Auchterarder, its secluded setting is within easy reach of restaurants, shops and activities including horse riding, fishing, mountain biking, walking, golf and water sports. The locality offers Scotland's oldest distillery and several historic castles amongst many other attractions.

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Perthshire Claypotts, Brewlands Estate, Glenisla, Perthshire

holiday house in perthshire
Bedrooms: 3 - 1 kingsize, 2 twin. Bathrooms: 3, 2 ensuite. Sleeps 2-6. Short breaks and pets welcome. Private hot tub.

This luxurious and idyllic 18th century cottage has a tranquil setting on the bank of the beautiful River Isla at the heart of a large Highland Estate on the edge of the Cairngorm National Park, yet it is only 90 minutes from Edinburgh and 35 minutes from Pitlochry theatre, and fabulous cashmere and gourmet food shopping. We can organise a cook, fishing on our lochs and river, babysitting, massage, golf (4 courses within 14 miles), shopping, water sports, riding, wildlife safaris, shooting, stalking, clay pigeon shooting, distillery tours, castles, excellent food from pub grub (5 minutes) to 2 star Michelin. Or you might just like to relax in the hot tub!

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Perthshire The Coach House, Forteviot, Perthshire

Scottish country cottage
Bedrooms: 2 (1 double, 1 twin, sofa-bed). Sleeps: 4/6. Perth 6 miles. Short breaks welcome. Dogs by arrangement.

The Coach House is a lovely self-catering cottage situated in the beautiful Perthshire countryside. The property has been recently renovated to a very high standard and offers elegant and spacious accommodation for up to 6 guests. This is an ideal location from which to explore Scotland, from walking in mountains and glens to visiting castles and historic sites.

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Perthshire Freuchies Mill, Glenisla, Blairgowrie, Perthshire

holiday cottage Blairgowrie
Bedrooms: 3 (2 superking/twin, 1 double). Sleeps: 6 + 2 (double sofa bed in sitting room). Nr Blairgowrie. Short breaks out of season. Pets by prior arrangement.

Freuchies Mill is a recently converted, stone-built former threshing mill, in a beautiful country setting. Accommodating up to eight people, it is set in its own secluded, private garden with sheltered patio and garden furniture, perfect for barbeques and watching the varied wildlife. The Mill is the ideal base from which to explore the numerous attractions and stunning natural beauty of the Perthshire Hills and Angus Glens.

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Perthshire The Barn, Craggantoul, Aberfeldy, Perthshire

holiday cottage in perthshire
Bedrooms: 3 double. Sleeps: 6. Aberfeldy. Short breaks available out of peak season. Sorry, no pets.

The Barn has all the home comforts you might want on holiday - from a new hot tub and a roaring wood burning stove, to soft carpeting, and stunning views over Loch Tay. It is the perfect hideaway in the heart of highland Perthshire and is well situated to explore all that this beautiful area has to offer - golf, castles, fishing, walking, watersports to name just a few. Of course many people just come here to get away from it all and enjoy the peace and quiet!

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Perthshire Brewlands Cottage, Brewlands Estate, Glenisla, Perthshire

self-catering cottages perthshire
Bedrooms: 3 - 1 kingsize ensuite, 2 twin. Bathrooms 2. Sleeps 2-6. 35 mins from Pitlochry. Short breaks and pets welcome. Private hot tub.

Luxury 17th century cottage set on a Highland Perthshire estate with secure private hot tub, on the edge of the Cairngorm National Park, admist spectacular countryside on the bank of the lovely river Isla, yet only 90 minutes from Edinburgh and 35 minutes from ski-ing, cashmere, country clothing and gourmet food shopping. 5-star accommodation with wonderful extras on offer, including our chef to cook whatever you would like, lochs, fishing, on and off road cycling and riding and sporting, babysitting, massage on the estate and a private games room. A perfect base for exploring Scotland with castles, distillery, tours, 4 golf courses within 14 miles, great pub food 5 minutes' drive away, fantastic walking from the door, loads of sights to see and a full concierge service.

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Perthshire Ochil Cottage, Dollar, Clackmannanshire

self-catering cottage in perthshire
Bedrooms: 4 (2 double, 2 twin). Sleeps: 8. Dollar. Short breaks available. Pets welcome.

Ochil Cottage is set in the middle of a farming estate with sensational views of the Ochil hills and the valley below. The cottage is very comfortable and has recently been renovated. It is set in the centre of Scotland and is within easy driving distance of the major cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow and is less than an hour from the Highlands. There are many attractions, walks, golf, castles and restaurants nearby.

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Perthshire Dunskiag Farmhouse, Aberfeldy, Perthshire

holiday cottage in perthshire
Bedrooms: 4 (1 king, 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single). Sleeps: 7/9. Aberfeldy 1 mile. Short breaks. 1 dog welcome.

Superb luxury holiday accommodation and a friendly welcome await you at this recently converted, rural Grade B listed building about 1 mile outside Aberfeldy, set in an elevated position with stunning panoramic views overlooking the upper Tay valley in Highland Perthshire. Watch the sun rise to the east down the valley over the picturesque town of Aberfeldy or relax and enjoy the sunset over the spectacular mountains to the west - you can sit outside in the hot tub watching the stars! There are a multitude of outdoor pursuits nearby - watersports, golf, cycling, pony trekking and walking to name a few - as well as distilleries, gardens, theatres and art galleries. An idyllic place to stay for a Scottish vacation!

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Trossachs Blashie Cottage, Dollar, Clackmannanshire, Central Scotland

holiday cottage loch lomond
Bedrooms: 3 - 1 double, 2 twin. Sleeps: 6. Dollar. Pets welcome. Short breaks. Disabled access Cat 2

Blashie Cottage is situated on a private estate and is surrounded by beautiful scenery and historic buildings. The Ochil Hills are to the north and the Central Belt to the south. Fishing, shooting, hillwalking, golf and tennis are all available on the estate. The town of Dollar with good shopping is 2 miles away and there are several restaurants within 5 miles. The cottage is warm, recently refurbished and is rated as 4 star by Visit Scotland. You will have wonderful holiday here!

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Trossachs Capercaillie and Stob Binnein Cottages, Portnellan, Glen Dochart, Crianlarich, Stirlingshire.

Crianlarich holiday cottage
2 identical cottages. Each - Bedrooms: 4 (1 king ensuite, 1 king, 1 double, 1 twin). Sleeps: 8. Crianlarich. 1 small pet by arrangement. Short breaks welcome.

Two semi-detached properties offering home from home comfort and much more. It is the perfect base for exploring Central/West Scotland with known landmarks only a short distance away. Whether you are looking for the adrenaline rush of adventure, take advantage of the fantastic on site facilities which include boats, canoes, kayaks, wild salmon and trout fishing, games room and gym with pool and table tennis or lazy days on your doorstep. Be it out and about on the many hills in the local area or exploring one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland, Portnellan Estate offers you the warmest of welcomes upon your return.

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Deeside Birchwood, Kincardine O'Neil, Aberdeenshire

holiday cottage Aboyne
Bedrooms: 3 - 1 double, 1 en suite twin, 1 single (1 single folding bed in the study). Sleeps: 5/6. Aboyne (4 miles), Banchory (8 miles). Short breaks by arrangement. Sorry, no pets.

Birchwood, in historic Kincardine O'Neil, offers spacious accommodation, fine views towards the Deeside hills, an open fire and a secluded south-facing garden - ideal for relaxing and exploring scenic Royal Deeside. There are good local shops and eating places, fishing, golf and good walking close by, cycling, riding and pony trekking also possible. Local attractions include magnificent scenery, castles and gardens, picturesque villages, the Cairngorms National Park, the royal estate of Balmoral and Braemar. Sea coasts and Speyside can be reached on easy day trips.

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Deeside Bydand, Braemar, Deeside

holiday cottage Braemar
Bedrooms: 3 - 2 king, 1 twin - all ensuite. Sleeps: 6 (8 in special circumstances). In Braemar village. Short breaks welcome. Sorry no pets.

Bydand is a beautifully maintained holiday property in the village of Braemar. It sleeps 6 (8 in exceptional circumstances) and is ideally situated for visitors wishing to explore Royal Deeside. The surrounding countryside is a paradise for hillwalkers and wildlife enthusiasts and Balmoral Castle, summer home of the Royal family, is only 15 minutes drive away.

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Deeside Bridge Cottage, Kincardine O'Neil, by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire

holiday cottage Aboyne
Bedrooms: 3 - 1 double/twin, 2 twin, 1 sofa bed. Sleeps: 6/8. Short breaks available. Pets welcome.

Bridge Cottage is a delightful holiday cottage on Royal Deeside in the village of Kincardine O'Neil. It has been sympathetically converted to provide comfortable accommodation over two floors. Royal Deeside is a fascinating and varied area to explore and has lots to offer holiday-makers - golf courses, bird-watching, walking, castles and distilleries to mention a few. The property is also perfect for a Scottish fishing holiday with the River Dee closeby.

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Dumfries and Galloway Kirkdale Bank, Kirkdale Estate, Carsluith, Dumfries and Galloway

self-catering dumfries
Bedrooms: 3 - 1 king, 1 twin, 1 bunk bed (full size beds). Sleeps 6. Gatehouse of Fleet. Pet friendly. Short breaks available.

Kirkdale Bank has spectacular sea views over the magnificent Solway Firth and is only a short walk to the private shoreline. This newly refurbished property is situated on the Kirkdale Estate, the centrepiece of which is an historic Robert Adam house. Kirkdale Bank is a stunning property with a fully enclosed south facing garden looking out to sea. Perfect for family or active or simply relaxing holidays. A huge choice of activities are nearby, including sandy beaches, walking, mountain biking, fishing, golfing, horse-riding and tennis. The house is extremely well located with Cream o' Galloway, Kirkcudbright Artists' town, Castle Douglas Food Town and the Kirroughtree centre, famous for mountain biking, forest walks and with a children's play park all close by.

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Dumfries and Galloway Chauffeur's Apartment, Lochinch Castle, Stranraer, Galloway

self-catering Stranraer
Bedrooms: 3 - double/twin. Sleeps: 6. Stranraer. Pets welcome - with advance notice. Short breaks out of season.

The Chauffeur's self-catering apartment is located in the picturesque Victorian Stable Courtyard at Lochinch Castle, the private home of the Earl and Countess of Stair. Part of Castle Kennedy and Gardens, it is surrounded by 75 acres of beautiful, historic, landscaped gardens which are free to guests. Fly fishing, salmon fishing, red deer stalking, duck flighting and pheasant shooting are available. Three miles from Stranraer, it is the perfect base to explore the area which offers sandy beaches, exotic gardens, historic attractions, sea-food restaurants and pubs.

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Dumfries and Galloway Kirkdale Port, Kirkdale Estate, Carsluith, Galloway

self-catering solway firth
Bedrooms: 3 - 1 double, 2 twins. Sleeps: 6. Gatehouse of Fleet. Pets welcome. Short breaks available.

Kirkdale Port is a magical vacation property. Spectacularly situated on a private shoreline with a garden that meets the sea and stunning sea views over the magnificent Solway Firth. This newly refurbished Galloway holiday house is situated on the Kirkdale Estate, the centrepiece of which is an historic Robert Adam house. Come and watch the waves and listen to the curlews and oyster catchers. Perfect for family or active or simply relaxing holidays. From this secluded base, a huge choice of activities are nearby, including sandy beaches, walking, mountain biking, fishing, golfing, horse-riding and tennis.

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Three and four bedroom holiday cottages

Our collection of the finest self-catering cottages in Scotland offers properties throughout the country - unique holiday homes in stunning settings. They range from 5 star luxury houses to remote cottages off the grid - chose the one that's perfect for your break. You book direct with the owner so you will avoid all commission and easily be able to ask any questions you want. Lots of properties allow pets so if you want to take your dog with you then a pet friendly self-catering house is ideal - long walks in the countryside or along a beach will keep everyone happy on holiday! There are lots of last minute bargain breaks to be had too - just search for special offers and see what is available at a time that suits you. Three bedroom holiday cottages or a larger 4 bedroom self-catering house will give you lots of room for a wonderful break with family or friends throughout the year.