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Holiday Cottages Throughout Scotland

Remote Cottages

Get off the beaten track with our selection of remote Scottish holiday cottages. Worth the extra effort!

Long Term Cottage Lets Scotland

Long Term Lets

Some of our holiday cottages are available for long terms lets. Escape to the Highlands.

Special Offers

Don't miss out on our special offers. We'll all need a holiday once lockdown is over.

Dogs Welcome

Scotland is Doggy heaven! Many properties accept pets. They'll love it as much as you!

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 cottage near a loch or the sea.

Our self catering cottages provide excellent year round holiday accommodation; many have log fires for an instant romantic atmosphere, most have stunning views of mountains, forest, and lochs. This is what Scotland and Wilderness Cottages is all about!

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Today's Deal – Moll Cottage

Skye & Lochalsh

July Discount

Was £665 now £595 Save £70


Available from: 18/07/2020 to 25/07/2020

Offer Code: 1883-345B2905

Featured Property – Reyflat Barn

Inverness, Nairn & The Black Isle - Sleeps 4 - Price range: £470 - £670 Per Week

Reyflat Barn is a unique property situated less than ten minutes drive from the village of Rosemarkie on the Black Isle. The property sits in an elevated position with views across rolling farmland and down to the Moray Firth coastline.

Welcome to Scotland

Scotland is the ideal family friendly self-catering destination and a holiday cottage provides the perfect base to explore our wonderful country. Many of our holiday cottages make pets welcome, so your dog can enjoy a holiday too.

Ancient heritage, pristine beaches, dramatic mountains, enchanting lochs and remote glens, there is so much to discover.

Click on the map to find your ideal Scottish holiday cottage.

Argyll & Bute Cairngorms National Park Dumfries & Galloway Fort William & Lochaber Inverness, Loch Ness & Nairn Northern Highlands, Wester Ross & Easter Ross Perthshire, Angus & Dundee Skye & Lochalsh Western Isles Fife Scottish regions

Find your ideal Scottish holiday cottage...

Some of our Remote Cottages

Upper Folds

Upper Folds

Upper Folds is situated in open moorland just seven miles from Dufftown. Location wise the property really is a Wilderness Cottage, and access with a 4 x 4 type of vehicle being the only real choice. A perfect base for walking and enjoying the outdoors.

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Leachachan Barn

Leachachan Barn

Leachachan Barn sits in an enviable shoreline location on the banks of Loch Duich. Inside the interior has quite a wow factor with a vaulted ceiling and large picture windows to enjoy the views of Loch Duich and the Five Sisters of Kintail.

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Score Bay Cottage

Score Bay Cottage

Score Bay Cottage is situated in the small township of Duntulm which is on the most northerly part of the Trotternish peninsula. The property is situated in a quiet location and enjoys spectacular coastal scenery with views to the outer hebrides.

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Toberaie is a traditional detached highland cottage located in a secluded position not far from the village of Nethy Bridge, in the Cairngorm National Park. The property enjoys unrivalled panoramic views to the Cairngorm Mountains and Strathspey.

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Some of our Coastal Cottages

Moll Cottage

Moll Cottage

Moll Cottage can be found in a quiet coastal location with unspoilt views towards Scalpay and Raasay. The cottage is beautifully furnished and equipped to a high standard, and would make a perfect retreat for a couple.

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Sealight is located near the village of Strontian and enjoys a fabulous shoreline location with beach access and views across Loch Sunart. The property would make an ideal choice for a family holiday or for a romantic retreat for a couple.

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Seascape Cottage

Seascape Cottage

Seascape Cottage is situated in an enviable coastal location just a short walk from Dally Bay. The property which has just recently been completed is tastefully furnished, and enjoys views across to Ireland and the mountains of Mourne.

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Earth House

Earth House

Earth House is an amazing property situated just a short distance from the small village of Laide. This single storey house is certainly unusual and quite hard to spot, with a turfed roof that blends beautifully with the surrounding landscape.

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Some of our Luxury Cottages

Arrivain Cottage

Arrivain Cottage

Arrivain Cottage is a traditional 17th Century croft house situated between the villages of Tyndrum and Dalmally. Newly renovated this luxury property is tastefully and stylishly furnished and would make an ideal retreat for a couple.

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Old Stables

Old Stables

Old Stables is located in a delightful rural setting beside a working farm. It was originally the stables for Corrimony House and having recently been restored, now provides very high quality accommodation for a larger group in a wonderful location.

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Ardoch Bothy

Ardoch Bothy

Ardoch Bothy sits in an elevated position overlooking Loch Kishorn and the Isle of Skye. Recently completed this property has an open plan layout and is an ideal romantic bolthole. Sylishly furnished and equipped to a high standard.

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Some of our Romantic Cottages



Callakille is a traditional croft cottage situated in a secluded spot on the Applecross peninsula. The property has been tastefully furnished, and offers dramatic scenery and the chance to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the region.

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Aros Beag

Aros Beag

Aros Beag provides luxury accommodation for two. This former coach house and stables, now tastefully renovated, is set in a secluded spot next to the River Fillan. Ideal for exploring Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park and romantic getaways.

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Port Elgol Cottage

Port Elgol Cottage

Port Elgol Cottage sits in an idyllic setting on the shores of Loch Scavaig. The property enjoys uninterrupted views towards the Cuillin mountains, and the islands of Rum, Canna and Soay. A perfect retreat with village amenities close by.

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Swallow Byre

Swallow Byre

Swallow Byre is a sympathetic conversion of an original barn. Situated just seven miles from the village of Lochinver the property is ideally located for exploring the Assynt Peninsula and its spectacular coastline. Ideal for one or for a couple.

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Some of our Log Cabins

Tigh-na-Craobh (The Tree House)

Tigh-na-Craobh (The Tree House)

Tigh-na-Craobh (The Tree House) is a stunning contemporary house, designed by award winning architects Rural Design and finished to the highest standards. Beautifully situated and providing views to Ben Tianavaig and across the sea to Raasay.

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Taigh Fiodha

Taigh Fiodha

Taigh Fiodha (Gaelic for wooded house) is located in a woodland setting just a short walk from the village of Shandwick in Easter Ross. The property has wonderful views west to Ben Wyvis and north to the hills and mountains of East Sutherland.

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Red Kite Log Cabin

Red Kite Log Cabin

Redkite Log cabin is aptly named as many red kites are seen overhead in this rural location. The chalet is well equipped and provides comfortable accommodation close to Inverness and is ideally located for touring the Highlands and Islands.

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White-Tail Croft

White-Tail Croft

White-Tail Croft sits is a fabulous hillside location just a short distance from the town of Portree. The property newly completed is stylishly furnished and equipped to a high standard, including a sauna.

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Some of our Unusual Cottages



Fhaireag is situated in the small hamlet of Wester Aberchalder on the quiet and unspoilt south side of Loch Ness. This newly completed property is architecturally striking, and enjoys uninterrupted views to Loch Mhor and to the Monadhliath mountains.

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Log House

Log House

The Log House is a beautiful log cabin set in the forest and built by Canadian foresters using logs from the locality. It makes a comfortable and cosy holiday destination with multifuel stove.

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Stablemans Lodge

Stablemans Lodge

Stableman's Lodge lies adjacent to the ancient woodland of Anagach, with beautiful walks down to the River Spey. Ideally located for exploring the Cairngorms National Park and offering every form of activity for the outdoor enthusiast in the local area.

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Timber House

Timber House

The Timber House is an eco-friendly house. It offers all the qualities of modern living with a wood burning stove. With stunning views; it is ideal for the wildlife enthusiast with regular sightings of golden eagles, sea eagles, dolphins and otters.

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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.

If you are looking for a short break, some of our cottages offer weekend or midweek stays, which can also be useful if you wish to discover a variety of what Scotland has to offer.

We provide holiday accommodation throughout Scotland, including the West Coast (Wester Ross, Applecross & Sutherland), The Cairngorms National Park, around Loch Ness, a selection of fine holiday cottages on Skye.

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 enquiries@wildernesscottages.co.uk.

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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Short Breaks

Sometimes a week is just too long, or maybe you're just looking for a weekend break. Find a short break in Scotland...

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 they deserve a break as well.

We don't want to see them cooped up in kennels, we want them to enjoy the countryside, to smell the fresh air, to sniff the trees! A proper holiday with the owners they love.

We have a number of pet friendly holiday cottages 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 bring their owners back year after year to explore Scotland.

If you choose carefully we are sure your pet will have a great holiday, and you will too.

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