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Welcome to Wilderness Cottages

Bringing you the finest holiday cottages in Scotland.

We provide a wide selection of high quality holiday cottages and apartments that suit all tastes, including holidays in remote crofts and stays in luxury apartments. A variety of self catering holiday properties are available to rent, which range in size from small and cosy cottages for 2, ideal for honeymoon couples and romantic holidays, to larger holiday cottages that sleep from six to twelve.

Many of our holiday homes are based around Loch Ness but in recent years we have been able to offer holiday cottages outside of this area, including holiday accommodation on the West Coast (inc. Wester Ross & Easter Ross), The Cairngorms National Park, a selection of fine holiday cottages on Skye and many more throughout Scotland.

Have fun choosing, as the cottage that most suits you will undoubtedly turn out to be an endearing memory of your holiday in Scotland. We are happy to help you with that choice. If you would like to discuss a cottage, telephone us on 01463 719219 or email

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Bringing a Pet? We have just the thing...

As dog owners ourselves we know how important it is for our pets to be regarded as part of the family and why shouldn't they be entitled to a break with their family?

For this reason we have a number of pet friendly properties that will welcome you and your pet. Scotland is an excellent choice, there is no better place to "let your fur down" or "put your paws up", with endless forest and hill trails to walk and beaches to run free on.

We are only a phone call or email away if you require any assistance in making a choice. We have many dogs that return here with their owners, year after year to see Scotland. If you choose carefully we are sure you and your pet will have a great holiday.

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Christmas and New Year

Christmas & New Year

Looking for a Christmas or New Year break?

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Late Availability

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Today's Deal – Old Lock Keepers Cottage

Fort Augustus - Loch Ness

Christmas Week - 25% Discount

Was £895.00 now £671.25 - Save £223.75

Available from: 21/12/2015 to 28/12/2015

Offer Code: 1169-142B2054

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Featured Property – The Shed Tokavaig

Tokavaig - Skye & Lochalsh

Sleeps 8

The Shed Tokavaig is a beautiful architect-designed house situated on the north side of Sleat between Ord and Tarskavaig. The property offers views to the Cuillins and towards Rhum and Canna. An ideal base for exploring Sleat 'the garden of Skye'.

Price range: £900 - £1200 Per Week

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Christmas and New Year

Christmas & New Year

Ever popular, Christmas or New Year in a Scottish holiday cottage! Get away from the hubbub or perhaps bring the family together. Hogmanay is very popular.

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Late Availability

Late Availability

Last minute decisions? Unexpected free time? Start here if you're looking for late availability, often offering reduced rates and great deals. Treat yourself, or someone special...

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Holiday Cottage Short Breaks

Short Breaks

Sometimes a week is just too long, or maybe you're just looking for a weekend break. Find properties that offer short breaks, either mid week or over a weekend.

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Holiday Cottage Special Offers

Special Offers

Some of our properties have special offers that represent great value for money. If you're looking for a deal - start here.

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Pets are Welcome

Pets Welcome

Many guest want to bring their pet on holiday. We're pleased to offer a wide selection of suitable holiday cottages where pets are welcome.

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Latest Properties

Latest Properties

Self catering holiday accommodation that we've added since our last brochure release. All properties are visited and assessed before inclusion.

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Seldf Catering Holidays

Why Self Catering? You can "really" relax...

Self catering accommodation can often be the best option for your holiday.

Relax, there are no time constraints and you are free to come and go from the property as and when you please, in a dress code that suits you.

It is very affordable, you can manage your own budget and you have an unbelievable choice. Choose a property located close to amenities or detached and remote, either way you have the opportunity to live like a local.

You can eat what you like when you like. You can cook local produce, get takeaways or eat out and sample the local fare at a price and time that suits you.

Kids and Pets love it! If you have children or pets you can keep to your own routine and use all the space the property has to offer without the fear of disturbing other people.

Wilderness Cottages have a variety of self catering properties that offer something different; such as a restored wing of a castle, a log house, a traditional croft, a converted barn or a location by the loch or sea. Our self catering cottages provide excellent year round holiday accommodation; many have log fires for an instant romantic atmosphere, some have stunning views of mountains, forest, and lochs. This is what Scotland and Wilderness Cottages is all about!

Above all, a self catering holiday from Wilderness Cottages gives you the freedom to do what you like, when you like, in a fantastic location with a level of comfort that suits you! We're sure you'll fall in love with Scotland's wilder side and will want to return time and again, as many of our customers do, year after year.