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Glen Prosen Cottage
Blairgowrie, Perthshire, , Scotland
sleeps 2
number of bedrooms1
number of bathrooms1
4 dogs allowed 4
Features
enclosed garden
Weekly price: £750 - £850
Short breaks: minimum 2 night(s)
Tweed Hideaway
Kelso, Borders, , Scotland
sleeps 4
number of bedrooms2
number of bathrooms1
no dogs allowed
Features
wood burner
garden
Weekly price: £950 - £1500
Short breaks: minimum 2 night(s)
Orchard Hideaway
Kelso, Borders, , Scotland
sleeps 4
number of bedrooms2
number of bathrooms1
no dogs allowed
Features
wood burner
garden
Weekly price: £950 - £1500
Short breaks: minimum 2 night(s)
Signal House - New Build - Beautiful Beach House
sleeps 8
number of bedrooms4
number of bathrooms4
no dogs allowed
Features
enclosed garden
Weekly price: £995.00 - £3050
Short breaks: minimum 3 night(s)
Woodbine Cottage- Luxury Self-Catering in the Lake District
sleeps 6
number of bedrooms3
number of bathrooms2
no dogs allowed
Features
open fire
garden
Weekly price: £335 - £750
Short breaks: minimum 3 night(s)

Planning a luxury self-catering break in the Orkney Isles?  Orkney is a real remote self-catering holiday destination.  Orkney is a collection of islands which are located at the very northern tip of Scotland, to the north east of the Highlands and the Scottish mainland.  Each offers unique attractions to discover.  Of the 70 or so islands, only 20 of the Orkney isles are inhabited so this is a place understandably rich in wildlife.  Reached by plane from Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh or Inverness, a trip to the Orkney Isles may be nearer than you think.  Ferries also connect the Orkney isles with the Scottish mainland at Scrabster, Gills Bay or John O’Groats.  The islands are home to beautiful rolling greenery, stunning lochs and heather moorland making then a wonderful place to visit for a Scottish countryside retreat. One thing is for certain, the Orkney Islands certainly offer something special if you are in search of island scenery, peace and tranquillity on a luxury cottage break.

Orkney is a collection of islands and each offers unique attractions to discover.  Of the 70 or so islands, only 20 of the Orkney isles are inhabited so this is a place understandably rich in wildlife.

Orkney’s Top Attractions include:

  • Skara Brae – a well preserved Neolithic site with café and visitor centre.
  • Brough of Birsay – a tidal island where you may see puffins. 
  • Italian Chapel – famously built by Italian prisoners of war.
  • Old Man of Hoy – for amazing coastal scenery.

The extensive coastline of the Orkney Islands means that the islands are home to some spectacular wildlife, especially sea birds that nest in the cliffs. You can also spot fantastic grey and common seals on the shores and they may even spot you as you take a stroll along the beach as they swim off the shore. You can also look out for whales and dolphins from a boat or ferry and if you’re really lucky you may even catch a glimpse of a killer whale pod. With miles of unspoilt, pristine coastline, for some, Orkney’s best attractions may be its cliffs, beaches and wildlife.  Birdwatching can be excellent and whale watching may even be possible at times from the shore.  A stay in Orkney can certainly provide you with an opportunity to reflect and appreciate a slower pace of life whilst enjoying a stay in a luxury cottage.  We hope you’ve found our hints and tips on things to see and do on Orkney helpful.   


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