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Remote Cottages

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

Half Term Breaks

Mountains, Lochs, Beaches and Castles. Free range kids are welcome, and they'll love a Scottish adventure!

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Don't miss out on our special offers. Summer 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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Fort Augustus & South Loch Ness

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Available from: 02/11/2019 to 23/11/2019

Offer Code: 1817-109B2020

Featured Property – Number 4

Western Isles - Sleeps 6 - Pets Welcome - Price range: £420 - £750 Per Week

Number 4 with its spectacular sea and mountain views is a perfect place to relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity that is Bunavoneader. Situated only 4 miles north of Tarbert. It's location an excellent base for exploring the Western Isles.

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

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Some of our Remote Cottages

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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Kinloch Damph Lodge

Kinloch Damph Lodge

Kinloch Damph Lodge situated within the Glasnock Estate, nestles among some of the most spectacular scenery in Scotland, surrounded by deer forests, and within a few minutes walk of Loch Damph.

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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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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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Some of our Coastal Cottages

South Lodge

South Lodge

South Lodge is located in a rural and secluded position and offers panoramic sea views across West Loch Tarbert and south to the Sound of Gigha. The cottage is located on the Ardpatrick Estate which lies ten miles south west of Tarbert.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Some of our Log Cabins

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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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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Wildwood offers a private and secluded retreat yet Loch Ness and Fort Augustus with its shops, pubs/restaurants is only a couple of miles away. The forest and river trails available direct from the door are ideal for walking or cycling.

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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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Some of our Unusual Cottages

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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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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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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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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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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