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Holiday Cottages Throughout Scotland

Christmas & New Year Holiday Cottage Breaks

There's nowhere like Scotland at Christmas or New Year.

We have properties that sleep from 2 to 10 guests, so whether you are looking for a large family gathering or a quiet time away, we'll have a cottage for you.

We can't guarantee snow, but we're sure you'll have a wonderful stay in magical surroundings.

Browse through our selection of Christmas and New Year cottages...

Christmas and New Year in Scotland
Remote Cottages

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

Special Offers

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

Pets Welcome

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, and 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 – Shepherd's Cottage

Applecross, Lochcarron & Shieldaig

Christmas Week Reduced

Was £1950 Now £1600 Save £350

Available from: 21/12/2021 to 28/12/2021

Offer Code: 1934-353J2913

Featured Property – Callakille

Applecross, Lochcarron & Shieldaig - Sleeps 4 - Price range: £500 - £795 Per Week

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.

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.

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

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Some of our Remote Cottages

Poulary Cottage

Poulary Cottage

Poulary Cottage is a traditional country cottage with wood burning stove. Set in its own 13 acres of land with beautiful views across wild country to a mountain loch it is ideally situated to get away from the hubbub of life.

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Littlepark Cottage

Littlepark Cottage

Littlepark Cottage is a former railway cottage adjacent to the West Highland railway. The cottage is tastefully furnished in a traditional style. The location makes it a convenient base for skiing, walking, fishing and cycling.

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Hill Cottage

Hill Cottage

Hill Cottage is a traditional stone cottage set on its own at Fanagmore with stunning views over Loch Laxford. The property is ideally located to experience this regions remote natural beauty with secluded bays, sandy beaches and towering cliffs.

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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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Some of our Coastal Cottages

Eilean Mor Cottage

Eilean Mor Cottage

Eilean Mor Cottage is a beautiful little retreat located in the small village of Skinidin in the north west part of the island. Sitting in an elevated position the cottage enjoys panoramic views to Loch Dunvegan and to the Outer Hebrides in the west.

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Pooltiel House

Pooltiel House

Pooltiel House is ideally located for enjoying the north west corner of the island. The house offers fantastic views over Loch Pooltiel to Dunvegan Head, and towards The Little Minch and the Outer Hebrides.

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Christies

Christies

Christies is a traditional property located in the small hamlet of Scourie More in North West Sutherland. Sitting in an elevated coastal position overlooking the sands of Scourie beach and the bay below. An ideal base with village amenities close by.

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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

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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Callakille

Callakille

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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Some of our Log Cabins

The Coltsfoots

The Coltsfoots

The Coltsfoots is situated in a woodland setting, just a short distance from the village of Fort Augustus. The log cabin which was imported from Sweden is well equipped and furnished to a high standard, its loaction an ideal base to explore the region.

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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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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 is stylishly furnished and equipped to a high standard, including a sauna.

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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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Some of our Unusual Cottages

Learag

Learag

Learag is a newly completed contemporary property located near the village of Culbokie on the Black Isle, just north of Inverness. Newly completed this stunning property certainly has the wow factor with its striking design and large decked 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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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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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

Latest Properties

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

Request a Brochure

Request a Brochure

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Late Availability

Late Availability

Last minute decisions? Unexpected free time? Start here if you're looking for late availability. Treat yourself, or someone special...

Short Breaks

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?

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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