Self Catering Accommodation in The Highlands

Enjoy self-catering holidays in The Highlands, home to Scotland’s most magnificent mountains, beautiful beaches and enchanting lochs, making it an ideal place for a holiday full of exploration, excitement and adventure. The Highlands are home to large bustling cities such as Inverness, smaller picturesque villages and world-renowned locations - Ben Nevis and Loch Ness (home of Nessie, the fabled Loch Ness monster). 

For romantic types, the dreamy holiday homes on the Isle of Skye or coastal villages such as Applecross are the best places to be, amidst tranquil landscapes and stunning natural beauty. The Highlands is also home to Britain’s largest National Park, the Cairngorms National Park, which features ancient forests and an abundance of diverse wildlife.

24 cottages found 24 match all criteria.

Overlooking Loch Duich in a unique hillside location in one of the most awe inspiring glens in the Scottish Highlands, Tigh an Aullt is the ideal getaway property for up to 6 people.

Glencarron is a beautiful Victorian shooting lodge near Strathcarron sleeping up to 18 in 11 bedrooms. This lovely large house enjoys breath taking views of the Glencarron Estate, which covers more than 12,000 acres of the Scottish Highlands. Pets welcome.

Luxury meets peaceful isolation at the wonderful Glenuaig Lodge, a dog friendly, large and truly remote four bedroom self catering cottage sleeping 8 guests set in the heart of the Glencarron Estate near Strathcarron. The Lodge enjoys beautiful views and is accessible by 4-wheel drive vehicles.

Stag Lodge is a large dog-friendly and the remote Highland cottage is set on the 12,000-acre Glencarron Estate near Strathcarron in the Western Highlands, within easy reach of the on the West coast beaches. It offers accommodation for 8 people in 4 lovely bedrooms, 1 double and 3 twins.

Eilean Feoir is a detached and well-equipped Scottish holiday cottage by the beach in the stunning West Coast village of Portuairk in Argyll, Tastefully decorated, bright and spacious, it's a perfect rural cottage for a seaside family holiday. The well-equipped, detached holiday home welcomes pets.

Luxury Tayside cottage with a hot tub near Aberfeldy on the banks of the River Tay. 11-acre garden and fishing rights. 2 King size sleigh beds. Log stove and open fires. Complimentary logs and Wi-Fi. Pool table, iPod docking station, games and books. Kitchen with all utensils. Pets welcome.

This spacious pet-friendly, large holiday home with a hot tub in Perthshire is set in beautiful countryside near Crieff. The Old Manse has a wealth of period features, including an open fire, a large garden with croquet lawn and trampoline. Perfect for a get-together with friends and large families.

A large and spacious holiday retreat, Birch Cottage near Braemar has room for ten guests and an open plan living space with dazzling Highland views. An entire wall of windows admits plenty of natural light and offers panoramic views of the surrounding Cairngorms National Park. Sleeps 10.

Cor an Easan is a secluded traditional croft cottage in Talmine, Scottish Highlands, surrounded by beautiful mountains and ocean views. The pet-friendly cottage offers charm and a wood-burning stove as well as opportunities for horse riding, fishing and outdoor adventures along the coastline.

Part of two unique single-storey chalets deep in the hamlet of Heights of Achterneed, the Larchfield Chalet 2 offers a remote Highlands holiday home near Strathpeffer. It offers unbeatable views of Scotland’s gorgeous hillsides. Immerse yourself in the great outdoors. Pets welcome.

Nestled amidst the natural beauty of the Monadhliath and Grampian mountain ranges, Feagour is a remote country cottage in the western approaches to the Cairngorms in the Central Highlands of Scotland, offering well-equipped, tastefully furnished self-catering accommodation. Sleeps 4.

With beautiful sea views and a cosy sitting room with open fire, this homely cottage makes a wonderful base for holidaymakers, regardless of the weather.

Comraich (Gaelic for sanctuary and protection) is a well-furnished and homely wooden holiday let sleeping 6, with every self-catering amenity a family can enjoy. Situated on a remote rural hillside behind the village of Kilchoan, it has wonderful sea views over to the Isle of Mull. Pets welcome.

Creag-na-Sanais is a detached rural cottage on the owner’s working farm outside the village of Laggan near Newtonmore in the Northern Highlands. It is close to cycling trails and ski fields and offers guests modern accommodation in a cottage boasting sun-drenched living areas and an open fire.

This comfortable Highland holiday apartment sleeps 4 in the tastefully converted former science block of an old Victorian public school in Fort Augustus. Stylish contemporary furnishings will make your stay both memorable and relaxing. Luxury at an affordable price.

Glenview Apartment sits on the second floor of St Benedict’s Abbey in Fort August and offers stunning views across the Abbey grounds and the hills beyond.

Luxury self-catering 2 bedroom apartment with shared heated swimming pool in the restored Fort Augustus Abbey on Loch Ness. Glendoe is a restored property offering a tastefully decorated and comfortable 2 bedroom holiday apartment sleeping 6 within the former St Benedictines Abbey.

Nestled amidst the owner’s rural estate, The Rowans near the spa town of Strathpeffer, Ross and Cromarty, is a modern, detached rural cottage that makes an ideal home base for small families and groups on holiday in the picturesque Scottish Highlands, a two-bedroom bungalow with large lawned garden.

This remote rural Highland cottage in the Heights of Achterneed, Inverness-shire offers spectacular views of the Northern Highlands. Whether you want to hike, golf, or go to the spa, Larchfield Chalet 1 is the place to lay your head at the end of the day. Pets welcome.

Croftside House is the perfect getaway for the outdoor enthusiast at any time of the year. The rural cottage in Aviemore is on the doorstep of the Cairngorms National Park and offers lovely grounds, a contemporary interior, a hot tub, a games room, a sauna and an open fire, plus seclusion and style.

Dalwhinnie is a riverside holiday cottage in an old, fully restored in Abbey in Fort Augustus on Loch Ness. It has a sunny aspect with a patio for summer dining. Guests at Dalwhinnie enjoy access to all the adjacent Highland Club facilities including heated, indoor pool, gym and tennis courts.

Biallid is a large dog friendly country house in the heart of the Scottish highlands. It has 7 bedrooms and sleeps 15 people. The house is set in it's own grounds outside Newtonmore and has fishing and shooting available for guests to book and is surrounded by amazing scenery.

As part of a holding of chalets, Glen Dessary is a compact and cheerful Fort William holiday home in Argyll. For a truly remote rural getaway with your partner or family, this coastal holiday lodge offers all you need in a homely base for exploring the Highlands and the Western Isles.

 There’s always something new to explore and discover in the Highlands, partly due to its sparse population. There are countless historical attractions such as the iconic castles Cawdor, Dunrobin and Eilean Donan. See where Viking war galleys once rampaged in the north while venturing across some of the most dramatic landscapes in Europe. The Holiday Homes in the Scottish Highlands are perfect for those who love wildlife, adventure and the great outdoors.

There is no shortage of outdoor activities, with fishing, falconry, kayaking, rock climbing, quad biking and whale watching on the coast, all part of the Highland itinerary. In summer, visit a Highland Games to enjoy some of the traditional sports such as caber tossing. There are plenty of chances to relax in The Highlands too. The Highlands contain some of the most tranquil beaches on the coastline of Scotland. The Silver Sands of Morar near Lochaber contain a clutch of golden sandy beaches with deep turquoise waters and visually striking views of the Isle of Skye.