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Christmas & New Year

Celebrate Christmas or New Year in a Scottish holiday cottage. If you want to escape with a loved one, we have romantic cottages for two, and our larger luxury properties are idea for families and groups who wish to enjoy the festivities together. Many make pets welcome too, so no need for them to miss out on the fun.

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Holiday Cottages throughout 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. Welcome to Scotland.

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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.

Many of our holiday homes are based around Loch Ness, but in recent years we have been able to offer holiday cottages in other parts of Scotland.

We now provide 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 enquiries@wildernesscottages.co.uk.

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Today's Deal – Log House

Auchterawe - Fort Augustus - Loch Ness - Fort Augustus & South Loch Ness

November Discount

Save 10% on a seven night booking

Available from: 11/11/2017 to 02/12/2017

Offer Code: 1465-78B2007

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Featured Property – The Orchids

Colbost - Nr Dunvegan - Isle of Skye - Skye & Lochalsh

Sleeps 6

The Orchids is an outstanding property, beautifully and stylishly presented and equipped and furnished to an extremely high standard. Its location makes a fabulous base for exploring this part of the island and is close to the Three Chimneys Restaurant.

Price range: £750 - £1070 Per Week

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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

Don't miss out on a great deal! Some of our properties have special offers that represent great value for money. Great locations at unrepeatable prices. Start saving...

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Pets are Welcome

Pets Welcome

Many guests want to bring their pet on holiday. We're pleased to offer a wide selection of suitable holiday cottages where pets are welcome. No need to leave your pet at home...

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Holiday Cottages - Pets Welcome

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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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.

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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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Self Catering Holidays Scotland

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

We think self catering accommodation makes the most relaxing holiday.

Relax, there are no time constraints and you are free to come and go from the property as and when you please.

It's 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, most 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.