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  • 2000 Self Catering Holiday Properties across Scotland

    Your search for a self catering property ends here. We have literally 1000s to choose from Click to start searching
  • 1-14 Day Tours of Scotland

    The only way to see all of Scotland: we have minicoach, bus and self-drive tours of Scotland Click to start planning your tour
  • Price Compare 30 Websites for the Best Hotel Rates across Scotland

    You can spend a couple of hours doing yourself, but we prefer to do it in one click and then retire with a dram of whisky Get it started here
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo Breaks

    The highlight for many visitors' stay in Edinburgh. We have special 2 or 3 night hotel & ticket tattoo breaks Click to find out more about our 2 & 3 night Tattoo breaks
  • Our Guide to Edinburgh

    Scotland's capital and must visit city. From the soaring architecture to the winding streets just begging to be explored and wandered down. Click to start exploring Edinburgh.
  • Follow Thousands of Years of History

    Our chronicle of Scottish History starts before the ice age and ends in 2000 covering Scotland's full bloody and romantic story Click to start reading
  • Calendar of Highland Games in 2014

    Enjoy the quintessential traditional Scottish community experience. Browse the list
  • Stag & Hen Group Party Ideas

    Plan the perfect wee Scottish party with our guide to the best places to stay, things to do and generally have a hoot in Scotland Dance a jig through our compendium of fun
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Welcome to Travel Scotland

Scotland's best holiday travel site.

Holiday Cottages in Scotland | Scotland Hotels | Scotland Tours | Scotland Guide | Edinburgh Hotels | Glasgow Hotels

If you're looking for ideas on what to do or where to visit for your holidays in Scotland you have come to the right place. TravelScotland brings you the best Scottish hotels and guesthouses, tours and itineraries, self catering holiday cottages and apartments, activities, guided tours and even mountain walks - all in all the perfect holiday destination whether you are single, couple or family group. If you're looking for cheap hotels in Edinburgh, see our list of Cheap Edinburgh Hotels.

Scotland Travel allows to you to build a wonderful Scottish holiday. Book accommodation online, day trips and tours around Scotland. You can combine hotels and itineraries to make your ideal trip.

Travel Scotland is packed full of useful travel information which will help you plan or dream in detail about a holiday in Scotland. Our Guide to Scotland is the most detailed scottish guide online and will help you decide what to see and do before you arrive. Outdoor Activities in Scotland.

Travel Scotland is not a tourist board or a multinational. We live in Scotland and want to share with you the special beauty and excitement of our land. We are here to help make your Scottish journey the journey of a lifetime. Find out more about Scotland's History.

Holiday in Scotland

Travel Scotland offers Holiday Cottages in Scotland for rent, hotel and guesthouse accommodation in Scotland, minibus and coach tours as well as self driven itineraries.

We can show availability for most of the different products we offer as well as being able to create bespoke packages for you. If you are looking for help with group or party bookings, please contact us directly for advice and help with placing reservations.

We also have online reservations for train tickets, and car hire and some events as well.

If you are looking for jobs in Scotland, we have information about jobs in scottish tourism here

Accommodation in Scotland

We have a wide range of different accommodation across all Scotland; from 5 star hotels to humble guesthouses, to cottages and apartments. Many are bookable online, others are on request basis only.

Look for accommodation and hotels in Edinburgh here and hotels in Glasgow here. We also have an extensive list of hostels in Scotland as well as phone numbers for others in our Scottish Guide

If you are looking for self-catering properties in Scotland and cottages in the Highlands and Skye, we have divided them by size and location. Click here for our self-catering cottages in Scotland. We have a great range of types of Cottages, such as:

 Cottages with a Hot Tub | Holiday Cottages on the Isle of Skye | and see our Latest Holiday Cottages 

plus for a romantic break at any time of year see our  Top 10 Romantic Cottages in Scotland

If you have left it very late! Try our Last Minute Booking Service with rooms for tonight and the next 7 days.

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Scotland Tours

Enjoy Scotland's extraordinary landscapes on one of our Tours of Scotland

campbelltownThis is our selection of guided and self-drive tours around Scotland. We have Scottish coach and minicoach tours with durations lasting from 1 to 13 days. We also have a range of self-drive itineraries of the Highlands and Islands where we provide the accommodation (and car if required) and you do the rest.

Most of our tours depart from three locations: Edinburgh in the East, Glasgow in the West and Inverness in the North of Scotland. To simplify the process here are some links to take you to the top tours departing from each of those locations.

Scotland's landscape is world famed for its beauty and drama - there is no better way to experience it than on a tour.

Click here to view all our 90+ Self driven and Coach Tours of Scotland

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Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Short Breaks

edin-tattooFor 2014, Edinburgh's spectacular and world-renowned Royal Military Tattoo takes place from 1st - 23rd August 2014.

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is Scotland's biggest and best-selling spectacle, the most popular annual event on the Scottish calendar, attracting an international audience each year of some 217,000 people.

Our 2014 packages are now available for booking -  Click here to see what we have at the moment

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Cheap Scottish Hotels Price Checked

appin-castlestalkerWe search through 30 different sites for the cheapest hotel prices and apartments throughout Scotland just for you. Why do the searching when we do it for you. With our hotel comparison service you can be pretty sure of getting the cheapest price: whatever else you have saved yourself an awful lot of trouble! All you need to do is use our clever coo hotel search on the top of the homepage and it will search through 30+ different websites to find the very cheapest prices for your hotel stay. This is the cleverest way to save money for your Scottish trip! Go Compare scottish hotels now!

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Guide to Scotland

drumnadrochitThe TravelScotland website has a definitive Scotland guide right here and it is all fully searchable! So wherever you are going and whatever you are looking for you can find it thanks to us. Click on Scotland Guide in the menu at the top to do a little exploring on your own.

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SEARCH 30 WEBSITES FOR THE BEST PRICE FOR YOUR STAY
SEARCH 30 WEBSITES FOR THE BEST PRICE FOR YOUR STAY

Latest in Hotels

  • White Heather Hotel

    A friendly family hotel, in a superb location on the Isle of Skye.

  • easyHotel Edinburgh

    Sleeps: 58

    Looking for a cheap hotel room in Edinburgh? easyHotel Edinburgh is located on Princes Street in the heart of the city!

  • Ballat Smithy Cottage

    A charming 19th century cottage which has been beautifully renovated to make it the ultimate cosy retreat.

  • Tali Ayer Bed & Breakfast in Nairn

    Property Type: Detached Historic

    Traditional stone house in central Nairn that combines traditional Baronial with lots of contemporary touches. New bathrooms and all redecorated in 2014. Boutique meets family home!

  • The Dunstane

    Edinburgh's Boutique Hotel - Two Victorian residences located close to Edinburgh's City Centre and attractions.

  • The Royal Hotel, Skye

    Charming 3 star hotel overlooking the water in Portree, the main town on the Isle of Skye

  • Royal Hotel, Portree

    The Royal Hotel in Portree, Isle of Skye features stunning views of Portree Bay from a prime seafront location.

Latest in Tours

  • 1 Day Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond & Trossachs Coach Tour (Glasgow ST)

    A great value coach tour of central Scotland including Stirling's famous Castle and the stunning beauty of the Loch Lomond National Park and the Trossachs. The tour runs 4 times a week throughout the year. (Monday,Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday)

  • Loch Lomond Park and Stirling Castle MiniCoach Day Tour from Edinburgh (RT)

    A day spent with Rabbies Tours in the land of Scots heroes Rob Roy, Robert the Bruce and William Wallace, taking in the magnificent splendour of the medieval stronghold of Stirling Castle and the beautiful nature and forests of Scotland's first National Park and the remote north east side of the bonny banks of Loch Lomond. Departs Edinburgh  every day all year - guaranteed!

  • Loch Lomond, Highlands & Stirling Castle Tour dep Edinburgh (GL)

    A fascinating tour with Gray Line Tours that will introduce you to the history of Stirling, with its famous Castle and the natural beauty of the Loch Lomond National Park. Gray Line Tours will even pick you up from your Edinburgh guesthouse or hotel for free!

  • 1 Day Stirling Castle, Loch Lomond & Whisky Tour from Edinburgh (ST)

    A fascinating day tour that will introduce you to the history of Stirling with its famous Castle and the natural beauty of the Loch Lomond National Park; add a visit to the Glengoyne Malt Whisky Distillery and you have a great day tour! This tour runs every day all year.

  • 1 Day Loch Lomond, Trossachs & Stirling Castle Tour from Edinburgh (TB)

    A 1 day sightseeing tour to Loch Lomond, the Trossachs National Park and Stirling Castle that introduces you to the land & legends of Scottish heroes William Wallace and Rob Roy. Experience the beauty of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs and enjoy a cruise, walk or cycle at lovely  Loch Katrine*. Then end the day with a visit to Stirling Castle. This tour runs daily all year.

Latest in our Guide

  • Dun Ara Castle

    Ruinous castle on a sea stack with surrounding wall. Central keep on outcrop of rock. Can be visited at any reasonable time.

  • Fetlar Interpretative Centre

    Nearest Town: Fetlar

    Local museum for Fetlar and small Shetland islands. 

  • Shandwick Beach

    Nearest Town: Balintore & Shandwick

    Shandwick Bay is located within the seaboard villages of Shandwick and Balintore. The extensive sandy beach has dunes behind it and rocky areas to the North and the South. There is a charming harbour in Balintore to the North.

  • Burns House Museum

    Nearest Town: Mauchline

     The Burns House Museum is situated in the centre of Mauchline amidst period buildings and cobbled streets. It houses displays of his life in Mauchline and readings of poems...

  • Preston Tower

    Large and somewhat foreboding tower near Prestonpans. In care of council and can be viewed from its gardens. Said to be haunted.

Latest in Cottages

  • Taigh Fiodha Lodge, Ross-shire - Sleeps 6

    Sleeps: 6

    Recently constructed Scandinavian pine log cabin situated 10 minutes walk from the beautiful sandy beaches of the seaboard villages of Shandwick, Balintore and Hilton. Stunning views west to Ben Wyvis and north to the mountains of East Sutherland. 40 mins from Inverness.

  • Minard Holiday Cottage, Inverness - Sleeps 6

    Property Type: Semi Detached Cottage, Sleeps: 6

    Charming 19th century canal side cottage on the edge of Inverness city and Clachnaharry village with stunning views. Views also include the Black Isle and Beauly Firth.

  • Salt Herrings Cottage, Fife - Sleeps 4

    Property Type: Semi Detached Cottage, Sleeps: 4

    Salt Herrings is a luxury conversion of an old Cooperage set in a spectacular waterfront location in Fife. This stunning and immaculate self catering property, newly renovated to the highest possible standard, is an ideal holiday home for those who wish to spend time by the sea in a beautiful setting.

  • Strathspey Holiday Cottage, Dunoon - Sleeps 4

    Sleeps: 4

    Strathspey holiday cottage is in the picturesque village of Strone, on the shore of Holy Loch near Dunoon, Argyll. Situated in the Cowal Peninsula and within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, the cottage is in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

  • Rathad an Drobhair Holiday Home, Highlands - Sleeps 10+

    Property Type: Detached Log Cabin, Sleeps: 10

    Superb newly built eco house in a great rural Highlands location. Ideal for walkers and nature lovers. Sleeps 10+.