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Inverness-shire in the North of Scotland is a popular holiday destination with much appeal to visitors planning a self-catering holiday in the Scottish Highlands. This stunning Highland landscape, created from ice and fire, is one of the oldest places on earth. From the picturesque seaside villages of Applecross and Plockton on the West Coast to the historic city of Inverness on the east coast, there are some beautiful Highland Cottages in stunning locations to guarantee a memorable holiday at any time of the year. At its heart, from whiskey trails to winter sports, the Cairngorms, home to Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest mountain, offer a fascinating choice of activities and places to visit, ranging from historic castles and Highland Clan museums to ice-climbing and skiing.

A large inverness-shire holiday cottages and two double garages surround a large block-paved courtyard.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Set in the Cairngorms National Park, Dunstaffnage Cottage is a converted stable packed with thoughtful, modern features. This rural cottage near Grantown-on-Spey sleeps six in three bedrooms with three bathrooms. Book today for a relaxing holiday in a naturally beautiful Highland setting.

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Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

Stag Lodge is a large, dog-friendly, remote Highland cottage set on the 12,000-acre Glencarron Estate near Strathcarron in the Western Highlands, within easy reach of the West Coast beaches. It offers accommodation for eight people in four bedrooms, one double and three twins.

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A remote stone-built shooting lodge nestles in the lee of a Scottish mountainside.
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

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

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Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

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.

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Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

A remote Scottish holiday cottage found on the Trotternish Peninsula in the far north of the Isle of Skye in the Inner Hebrides, Ridge End Cottage in the isolated township of Conista promises a memorable holiday for groups of up to six looking to relax in cosy and comfortable rural accommodation.

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Sleeps
19
Bedrooms
9

Alvey House is a pet-friendly holiday home in the Cairngorms National Park. It is a Victorian Highland Villa in Newtonmore. This large property sleeps nine guests in nine bedrooms (eight en-suite) above the River Spey, fifteen miles from Aviemore—a superb location for cycling, walking and fishing holidays in the Highlands.

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Backed by tall pine trees a 2-storey tone-built Newtonmore holiday cottage overlooks a large lawn.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

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

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Exterior of a Newtonmore holiday cottage in a restored railway signal box.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Enjoy a holiday in a thoroughly modern property converted from a historic signal box. The Signal Box is a rural holiday cottage for couples in Newtonmore with stunning views of the Cairngorms and all of the comforts of home. It was chosen as one of the 50 best UK holiday cottages by The Times Newspaper.

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Exterior of a grand 3-storey Highland hunting lodge and gardens.
Sleeps
18
Bedrooms
11

Glencarron is a beautiful Victorian shooting lodge near Strathcarron, sleeping up to 18 in 11 bedrooms. This lovely large holiday home in Inverness-shire enjoys breathtaking views of the Glencarron Estate, covering over 12,000 acres of the Scottish Highlands. Pets welcome.

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Scotland’s most famous loch, Loch Ness, lies south of Inverness. Go in search of Nessie while walking its picturesque shoreline, or take to the water on a pleasure cruise or rent a boat. Discover the history of the Loch Ness Monster at the Loch Ness Exhibition Centre. Stick to the boating theme, and take a trip on the Caledonian Canal, which crosses Scotland from east to west through Loch Ness and the Great Glen.

It’s not just the dramatic landscape that draws visitors to Inverness-shire: history is etched into every facet of this attractive County. This is the land of Bonnie Prince Charlie, the Jacobite Rebellion and battles between clans. Visit the Highland Life Museum in Newtonmore, the ruins of Glenurquhardt Castle and the Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre. Visitors can safely venture forth from their holiday cottages to eat:

You will dine well in these parts. Choose from award-winning menus in Applecross or head to Beauly just north of Inverness, not just a pretty village offering excellent fishing but a real food lovers’ paradise as well boasting a splendid choice of pubs, restaurants and cafes.