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Holiday Cottages Throughout Scotland

May Bank Holiday

Stay for a week or a weekend, bank holidays shouldn't be wasted, and Spring is a great time to visit Scotland.

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A late Spring holiday in May - Free range kids are welcome, and they'll love Scotland!

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Don't miss out on our special offers. Spring and Autumn breaks at fantastic prices.

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 – Callakille

Applecross, Lochcarron & Shieldaig

June Discount

Was £795 now £720 Save £75

Available from: 15/06/2019 to 22/06/2019

Offer Code: 1737-339B2865

Featured Property – Jura

Applecross, Lochcarron & Shieldaig - Sleeps 4 - Pets Welcome - Price range: £405 - £605 Per Week

Jura is a traditional cottage in the remote and un-spoilt hamlet of Arrina and enjoys unrivalled views onto Loch Torridon and the mountains beyond and an abundance of wildlife locally. It has a simple open plan layout with a cosy open fire.

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

Shore Cottage

Shore Cottage

Shore Cottage is a lovely property situated just a short distance from Stranraer and the ferry ports from Ireland. This traditional property has an enviable position and benefits from having an large wild two acre garden with direct access to the beach.

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Toberaie

Toberaie

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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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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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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Some of our Coastal Cottages

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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Seabank Cottage

Seabank Cottage

Seabank Cottage sits in an enviable shoreline position in the village of Lochcarron. Lochcarron with its village amenities close to hand is a perfect location for a holiday, and for those wanting to explore the west coast and the Isle of Skye further.

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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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Beach Lodge

Beach Lodge

Beach Lodge is located in a secluded shoreline location overlooking Labrax Bay. The property a former Victorian Bathing Lodge has been extensively renovated, and with direct access to the beach the house is ideal for the pet owner.

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Some of our Luxury Cottages

Stac Polly

Stac Polly

Stac Polly - Situated on the Achiltibuie peninsula with views to the Summer Isles, this contemporary luxury property is equipped to the highest of standard including a hot tub and a sauna.

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Tigh Nighean Bhan

Tigh Nighean Bhan

Tigh Nighean Bhan is a beautiful restored thatched blackhouse which enjoys superb views of the Western Isles. Located in the breathtaking north end of Skye, the property is perfect retreat for a romantic holiday or a honeymoon.

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Locholly Lodge

Locholly Lodge

Locholly Lodge - situated on the Achiltibuie peninsula a stunning property overlooking the Summer Isles. Luxury self catering with hot tub and sauna.

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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

The Old Meeting House

The Old Meeting House

The Old Meeting House is only a few yards from the sea shore, and looks out over the sea to Kishorn Island and the Isle of Skye. Originally built in 1840, the property was completely renovated in 2018 to a very high and luxurious standard.

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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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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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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

Woodside Lodge

Woodside Lodge

Woodside Lodge provides comfortable accommodation on a working croft in the village of Achintraid. It over looks Loch Kishorn and offers breathtaking views of the Applecross mountains. It is an ideal base for outdoor activities or simply relaxing.

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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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Fersit Log Cottage

Fersit Log Cottage

Fersit Log Cottage is a four star wilderness cottage with all the comforts of a modern home and wood burning stove. It is ideal for those who enjoy the great outdoors with a number of low level and elevated walks from the doorstep.

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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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Some of our Unusual Cottages

Fhaireag

Fhaireag

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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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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Wood h

Wood h

The Skye Woodhouse based on the style of a traditional scottish longhouse is situated on a remote headland in the north west part of the island. The spacious property has been furnished with an ecletic mix of antique and modern furniture by the owner.

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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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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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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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