Find some of the Best Highland Holiday Cottages

Looking for a 5 star or luxury Highland cottage?  The Scottish Highlands have to be one of Scotland’s top holiday destinations and are a beautiful area to enjoy a cottage break. 

What the Highlands Offers for a Luxury Cottage Break

Speak to those who have been to this part of Scotland and they are likely to recommend it for its stunning scenery which includes mountains, glens, lochs as well as the coastal Highlands.  This part of Scotland should be perfect for nature lovers or anyone looking to enjoy outdoor pursuits on their luxury get-away. Breathe in the fine Scottish air and visit various attractions from castles to whisky distilleries.  Walk or drive along the Great Glen Way and enjoy the finer things in Scotland from locally produced sticky toffee pudding to malt whisky.  The Highlands can be a truly special place for a luxury self-catering break.

The Highlands is a culturally distinct area of Scotland, with a wonderful ancient history, strong cultural heritage and the amazing Gaelic language.  In terms of brilliant places to visit, the Highlands boast a wealth of beautiful castles such as Eileen Donan Castle, Urqhart Castle or Dunvegan Castle and gardens. Other interesting places to visit include Corrieshalloch Gorge, The Falls of Glomach or visit Britain’s first nature reserve Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve.

Things to See and Do on a Highland Holiday

When it comes to activities there is also plenty on offer in the Scottish Highlands.  Bag a munro in the Cairngorms or enjoy walking or hiking along the Great Glen Way.  Take a boat trip on one of the lochs or visit the Black Isle and take a dolphin watching trip.  For those of adventurous spirit why not try your hand at rock climbing?    For the more active visitor, the Highlands can offer a huge variety of activities for you to get stuck into such as skiing, walking, cycling, pony trekking, fishing, golf, sailing, climbing, mountaineering, white-water rafting, gorge walking or even tree climbing. There are even opportunities to take part in a collection of these activities by joining an adventure sport provider where qualified instructors will guide you through a selection of exciting outdoor pursuits.  For more adventurous activities do make sure that you book proper tuition and a guide.

We hope we’ve given you a picture of the beauty of the Scottish Highlands.  For more inspiration on luxury cottage holidays in this part of Scotland click for more information on our Highlands Guide.  Whether you choose to stay in a romantic cottage, a luxury cabin or a country house, have a fabulous time!


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Cairngorm Lodges- A Collection of Stylish Log Cabins (Dinnet nr. Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland)
Price guide: 460 GBP - 645 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 4

Short breaks:  
Dog friendly:   2 dogs welcome by arrangement
Cairngorm Lodges is a collection of 5 self catering forest lodges nestled into the woodland of the Belack estate, set in the heart of The Royal Deeside. The lodges sleep up to 4 people in 2 bedrooms, a double and a twin. Presented and equipped to a high standard with charcoal BBQ and parking beside the lodge. All the Lodges are pet friendly.
Mountwood 5 Star Log Cabins (Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland)
Price guide: 630 GBP - 1320 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 6
Short breaks:   All year round
Dog friendly:  
Luxurious self-catering lodges in Perthshire, Scotland. These lodges offer 5 star accommodation in a peaceful location not far from Gleneagles. Beautiful rural setting with views towards the Grampian Mountains and Ochil Hills. Two of the stylish lodges, Mount Lodge and Roebuck Lodge have an outdoor hot tub, for pampered self-catering holidays. Winner of the Flipkey Top Vacation Rental Award in 2011.
Gavinburn Cottages (Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland)
Price guide: 350 GBP - 850 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 22
Short breaks:   Low Season Only
Dog friendly:   1 dogs welcome by arrangement
Choose from five beautiful and stylish holiday homes at Gavinburn Cottages, set in a beautiful part of Scotland on a hillside with views out over the River Clyde. With Loch Lomond and the Trossachs just 15 minutes drive away and Glasgow just a 30 minute train ride away, this is a superb place to stay with family or friends on a luxury holiday in Scotland.
Romantic Retreat at Gavinburn Cottages (Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland)
Price guide: 350 GBP - 470 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 2
Short breaks:   all year round except peak season
Dog friendly:   1 dogs welcome by arrangement
Relax, unwind and stay in style with your partner at this fanastic couple's cottage, complete with king-size bed and stylish interior, close to the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and just half an hour's train journey from Glasgow.
Glengoyne, Glenlivet and Macallan at Gavinburn Cottages (Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland)
Price guide: 530 GBP - 680 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 4
Short breaks:   all year round except peak season
Dog friendly:   1 dogs welcome by arrangement
Keep all of the family happy with a stay at one of the stylish 2 bedroom cottages at this scenic location near Loch Lomond, with a children's play area with swings on site, plus a Wii in each of the family cottages, this is a great place for families looking to enjoy a family holiday together in central Scotland.

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