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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!

Summer Holidays

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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Today's Deal – Callakille

Applecross, Lochcarron & Shieldaig

June Discount

Was £795 now £645 Save £150

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

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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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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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Askival

Askival

Askival is located in a fabulous position in the small crofting township of Portuairk. It is adjacent to the shore of a super sandy beach which continues into Sanna Bay, and enjoys panoramic views to Rum, Muck, Eigg and Skye.

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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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Some of our Coastal 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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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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The Orchids

The Orchids

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.

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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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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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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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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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Some of our Romantic Cottages

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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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

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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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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Wildwood

Wildwood

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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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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Some of our Unusual Cottages

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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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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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.

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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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