Cottages in Scotland

Annabelle's verdict
Time, space, peace. If you’re craving one – or all of these – (and frankly who isn’t) then head north and sneak a look at this handsome clutch of Scottish properties from quaint cottages to magnificent castles. Choose from a loch-front lodge or a rural manor house in the Highlands; a range of perfect spaces for couples, families and friends, all with a delicious feeling of escape.

Recommended company: Cottages & Castles

Cottages & Castles says

Enjoy a gorgeous getaway to some of Scotland’s most beautiful and romantic destinations.

We have hand-picked over 600 holiday cottages, lodges and hot tub properties throughout Scotland’s Highlands and islands down to the border country and all points in between.

To give you a flavour of what we offer, Camisky Lodge, for example, has magnificent views of Ben Nevis and the River Lochy and is set in five acres with Fort William a short drive away. It sleeps 14 so is a perfect choice for a big family gathering, Highlands style.

Couples will love the escapist romance of Rascarrel Bay on the Solway Firth, where the Platinum lodges have a very private hot tub with coastal views. Mountain biking in the Galloway Forest Park and zip-wiring are some of the activities, literally, on your doorstep.

For contemporary luxury, the architectural gem which is The Old Fire Station in Argyll & Bute is a fabulous find. There are three bedrooms and floor to ceiling windows overlooking Argyll’s Cowal Peninsular. It’s set in the charming coastal village of Tighnabruaich.

If you are looking for somewhere truly unique for a special occasion, check our our historic castles and manor houses. There’s an inspiring range of historic properties sleeping from two to 38.

Scotland not only boasts a spectacular coastline, but you also find picturesque lochs. We have found some idyllic waterside properties as well as a selection of cottages on the increasingly popular North Coast 500 Route.

We know that, for many of our customers, a holiday without your four-legged family friends just isn’t a holiday – you will find that over one third of our properties are dog-friendly.

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