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Self-catering holiday cottages in Scotland

Enjoy your Scottish break from the comfort of your own cosy cottage

Scotland is a beautiful country, steeped in history and culture, but it also offers endless activities: from fishing for wild salmon and trout in Argyll and Perthshire; to visiting the many Scottish castles and whisky distilleries scattered throughout the Highlands; to sampling the sensational mix of history and nightlife in cities like Glasgow and Edinburgh, Stirling and Aberdeen. Indeed, wherever you head, the landscape alone may be enough to tempt you to retire permanently to a self-catering holiday cottage in Scotland! Scottish holiday cottages are perfect for weekend breaks or regular holidays. They're easy to reach and offer fantastic value for money. That way, you have more time and money with which to really get the most from your stay, and by using the HomeAway search service, you can also save time and money when finding your perfect self-catering cottage, log cabin or even Scottish castle.

Holiday cottages in Scotland: Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an international city of the highest calibre, with galleries, museums and attractions as far as the eye can see. There's also a bustling nightlife, ranging from cosy neighbourhood pubs to up-scale cocktail bars, whose unique and delicious potions are made my 'mixologists'. The Edinburgh Festival brings visitors – and acts – from across the globe, and of all the Scottish castles, Edinburgh Castle, which towers majestically over the city, is the undisputed jewel. There might not be many cottages in the city itself, but there are plenty located on the outskirts from which you can travel to and from the centre each day.

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Holiday cottages in Scotland: Highlands and Islands

The Scottish Highlands are the perfect place to get away from it all. Here you can enjoy the finest walking, climbing and fishing holidays – all framed by swards of heather and that stately sombreness for which the Scottish countryside is renowned. Certainly, then, the Scottish Highlands are the most spectacular place to rent a holiday cottage in Scotland; choose one in Inverness, and find yourself within reach of Ullapool, and the ferry to Isle of Lewis, or simply sample the beauty of island life with a cottage on the Isle of Skye.

View self-catering cottages in the Highlands

Holiday cottages in Scotland: Perthshire

The green heart of Scotland, Perthshire, is a magnificent – and often underrated – region to visit. With 30 top golf courses, fantastic fishing holidays and a vast range of terrains perfect for everything from climbing to river rafting, sailing to skiing, Perthshire is sure to please those who long for outdoor activities without, perhaps, wanting to dare the quietude and isolation of the Scottish Highlands.

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Holiday cottages in Scotland: Fife

The wonderfully peaceful Fife, blessed with miles of golden beaches, many top class golf courses and thick, unspoilt woodlands is a great place to take a self-catering Scottish cottage, especially for golfers, walkers and beach lovers. But should the desire for a night out – as it so often does on holiday – strike, Edinburgh's only about an hour away!

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Holiday cottages in Scotland: Argyll and Stirling

Scotland's West Coast is a fantastically rugged, natural, wild region where Gaelic culture continues to thrive. Filled with historic monuments, Argyll and Stirling also boast such totemic Scottish wildlife as otters, puffin and eagles – it's little wonder that cottages here are in such demand.

View self-catering cottages in Argyll

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (27 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 5
    House #6480193
    27
    Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (82 reviews)
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Apartment #1127022
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      Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
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        • 4 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 7
        House #898508
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        Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.6/5
          (14 reviews)
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 2
          Apartment #962182
          14
          Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (60 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            House #8166008
            60
            Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (93 reviews)
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #1160808
              93
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (55 reviews)
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 2
                Apartment #1674903
                55
                Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                  (23 reviews)
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 3
                  Apartment #423392
                  23
                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (60 reviews)
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                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 3
                    Cottage #711010
                    60
                    Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (21 reviews)
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 3 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Cottage #6789331
                      21
                      Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (56 reviews)
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 5
                        House #720112
                        56
                        Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                          Excellent! 4.4/5
                          (18 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 5
                          Apartment #1039123
                          18
                          Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                            (6 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #6750124
                            6
                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                              (53 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Apartment #1093915
                              53
                              Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                (25 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Cottage #1767167
                                25
                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                  (25 reviews)
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 3
                                  Apartment #1767166
                                  25
                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (22 reviews)
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    Farmhouse #8168132
                                    22
                                    Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                                      (21 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 5
                                      Apartment #78239
                                      21
                                      Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (16 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #1882897
                                        16
                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                          (7 reviews)
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                                          • 5 BR
                                          • 4 BA
                                          • Sleeps 10
                                          House #486570
                                          7
                                          Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (16 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Apartment #432221vb
                                            16
                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (48 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Cottage #722905
                                              48
                                              Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Apartment #1707964
                                                16
                                                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (43 reviews)
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                                                  • 4 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  House #1134654
                                                  43
                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (30 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Apartment #1940657
                                                    30
                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (48 reviews)
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Cottage #8146034
                                                      48
                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                        (33 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        House #8063542
                                                        33
                                                        Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (43 reviews)
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                                                          • 5 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 12
                                                          House #1039674
                                                          43
                                                          Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (13 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Cottage #8170588
                                                            13
                                                            Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                              (23 reviews)
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 3
                                                              Apartment #434604
                                                              23
                                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                (15 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Cottage #8151457
                                                                15
                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Cottage #6823605
                                                                  10
                                                                  Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (26 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Cottage #412184
                                                                    26
                                                                    Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (30 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Cottage #1990074
                                                                      30
                                                                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (18 reviews)
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Villa #6516884
                                                                        18
                                                                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                          (16 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #6556423
                                                                          16
                                                                          Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Apartment #482448
                                                                            8
                                                                            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                              (44 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Apartment #1651479
                                                                              44
                                                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                (18 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Cottage #6562530
                                                                                18
                                                                                Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (18 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Cottage #8077168
                                                                                  18
                                                                                  Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (33 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                    House #8146207
                                                                                    33
                                                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                      (23 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Apartment #412029
                                                                                      23
                                                                                      Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (44 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Apartment #1179681
                                                                                        44
                                                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (16 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                                          Apartment #6556353
                                                                                          16
                                                                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                            (27 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #90516
                                                                                            27
                                                                                            Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (48 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Apartment #838261
                                                                                              48
                                                                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (25 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                Cottage #692877vb
                                                                                                25
                                                                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                  (19 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #1888851
                                                                                                  19
                                                                                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (43 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                    House #838862
                                                                                                    43
                                                                                                    Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                      (21 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      Apartment #1922251
                                                                                                      21
                                                                                                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Highland Bliss.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A beautifully appointed property in the perfect location to explore the surrounding area. It is rare you get to enjoy a property of such a high standard that also allows pets. Ballachulish is only a short stroll away (15 minutes) with a Co-op that has long opening hours, a well stocked tourist information centre and The Laroch restaurant and bar which has glowing reviews online. There are several short walks you can do from the door as well as it being easy to reach areas further afield - we took the time to visit Oban, Glenfinnan, Kilchurn Castle and Fort William to name but a few. We can't recommend Dalcraig highly enough :).
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Stunning property in a top location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Great property. My family and I really enjoyed our time staying here to explore the great city that is Edinburgh! Very luxurious accommodation.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2016