Holiday Cottages in Scotland for Wildlife Lovers

Scotland has such a diverse range of wildlife, from golden eagles in the highlands, ospreys at Boat of Garten, to dolphins in the Moray Firth, and of course the exquisite red squirrel, found in many of Scotland's woodlands. We've selected some of the best holiday cottages where wildlife lovers will have a great chance to see some of Scotland's wildlife.

Luxury Scottish Holiday Cottages for Wildlife Lovers (5)

Luxury Self Catering Holiday Cottages for Wildlife Lovers in Scotland.

The Byres Cottage, Scottish Borders - Sleeps 14

The Byres is a stylishly converted 19th century farmhouse steading next to the River Ettrick and surrounded by the scenic Scottish Borders countryside. Six large bedrooms.

Taigh Fiodha Lodge, Ross-shire - 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.

Rathad an Drobhair Holiday Home, Highlands - Sleeps 10+

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

Pooltiel House, Skye - Sleeps 4-6

Pooltiel House on Skye: a wonderful coastal holiday cottage with uninterrupted sea views.

Kilcoy Chalets, Highlands - Sleep 2

Kilcoy Chalets, specially designed for couples, situated on The Black Isle only 7 miles from Inverness. We do not accept families as we are for couples.

Hot Tub Holidays Cottage, Fife - Sleeps 5

Cosy but spacious 3 bedroom country cottage with exclusive use of an  'all weather' Hot Tub and Infra-red Sauna.

Granite Cottage, Nethy Bridge, Scottish Highlands - Sleeps 4/6

Granite Cottage is a superb self-contained holiday first floor accommodation in the heart of Cairngorms National Park & the Highlands of Scotland.

Easter Corrie Holiday Cottages, Cairngorms

Come and stay in the Cairngorms - Scotland's largest National Park - in one of our comfortable and attractive self catering holiday cottages at Easter Corrie.

An Clachan Holiday Cottage, Bonar Bridge - Sleeps 8

Charming, comfortable cottage with spectacular views to the Kyle of Sutherland.

Seaview Cottage, Loch Linnhe - Sleeps 2

Set against a stunning backdrop of mountains, on the shore of Loch Linnhe, this beautifully renovated, traditional, detached Highland holiday cottage occupies a secluded setting amidst 14,000 acres of the ...

Windyhill Self Catering Cottage in Achiltibuie - Sleeps 6

Wonderful luxury self catering cottage with amazing views over the Summer Isles - fantastic living space. Now with a hot tub!

Stac Polly Cottage, Achiltibuie with Ocean Views - Sleeps 6+2

Stac Polly cottage is in a beautiful location on the Achiltibuie peninsula, with stunning sea views. Facilities include a hot tub. Awarded 5 stars by the AA! Sleeps 6 to 8.

Locholly Lodge, Achiltibuie with Sea Views - Sleeps 6+2

Locholly Lodge - luxury holiday accommodation with a hot tub  in a beautiful setting on the Achiltibuie peninsula. Situated on the south side overlooking the Summer Isles. Sleeps up to 8.

Burnbrae Mill, nr Castle Douglas - Sleeps 6

Beatifully Converted Mill located in a rural location within a converted farm steading in south west Scotland. Sleeps 6.

Inverinate Cottage, Western Highlands - Sleeps 6

Very peacefully set in 2 acres of private wooded land, yet with easy access to the main Skye road, this detached house has wonderful views over Loch Duich to the hills and mountains beyond. This is ....

Daldhu Cottage, Glenfernate - Sleeps 6

On an extensive farming estate amidst glorious Highland scenery, these three properties all offer an opportunity to enjoy the peace and quiet of a get away from it all holiday. Wildlife abounds in ....

The Old Gun House, nr Muir of Ord, Sleeps 4

Enjoy the splendour and magnificence of Strathconon, a beautiful glen deep in the highlands. The Old Gun House is a spacious detached property offering the holidaymaker a good standard of accommodation, together...

Glacour Studio Cottage, Muir of Ord - Sleeps 2/3

Enjoy the splendour and magnificence of Strathconon, a beautiful glen deep in the Highlands. This studio cottage, a spacious detached holiday property, offers the holidaymaker cosy accommodation together with Gl...

Alba Ben View, nr Fort William - Sleeps 4

Adjacent to the owner’s house and within walking distance of both the famous commando memorial and the award winning Pines restaurant is this marvellous detached holiday cottage that enjoys superb un...

30 Crovie, Moray Firth Coast, Sleeps 6

Crovie village rests along the bottom of a cliff like a row of puffins gazing out to sea! Situated on the Moray Firth Coast, it’s one of the best preserved traditional fishing villages in Scotland. T...

Hazelbank, nr Lochgilphead - Sleeps 4

This delightful detached holiday cottage has every amenity, having been tastefully modernised yet retaining its rural character. It offers an idyllic holiday, with spectacular walks to beautiful Loch Awe, ...

The Barn, Rockcliffe - Sleeps 2-3

An imaginative conversion of an 18th-century barn, only a mile from the gentle sandy bathing beaches of this lovely stretch of the Solway coast. It offers spacious accommodation in a peaceful location on t...

Point Steadings, Isle of Lismore - Sleeps 6

Idyllically set on the beautiful island of Lismore, overlooking the sea and hills of Appin, this converted steading, adjoining another property, is spacious and full of character. Surrounded by spectacular...

Lussa Falls nr Loch Sween - sleeps 4

In a superb location adjacent to Lussa Burn and waterfall, with views of Loch Sween and beyond, this spacious detached holiday property boasts a large hillside garden. Built in traditional stone, set in th...

The Lookout, Campbeltown - Sleeps 2

In a superb, secluded location by the sea on a 160-acre private island, these three unique holiday cottages enjoy stunning views. Otter and Island Cottages are an adjoining pair of cosy lighthouse keepers...

Ardura Cottage, Mull, Sleeps 4

On the sheltered south-east coast of Mull, between Craignure and Iona and overlooking the River Lussa and Loch Spelve, these three wonderful properties enjoy a glorious secluded position within the 4,000-a...

Moy, Loch Sween - Sleeps 4

Situated within a wooded glade on the owner’s farm overlooking Loch Sween, this comfortable holiday cottage offers opportunities to watch deer from the windows or explore the seashore where seals and...

Stuffers Cottage, Braemar - Sleeps 2

Overlooking the gentle meandering bends of the River Dee where wild red deer roam, this former taxidermist’s workshop and cottage has been completely rebuilt under the ‘Mar Estate Golden Jubile...

Kintail, Loch Duich, Sleeps 4-6

On the shores of Loch Duich, with outstanding views to the Five Sisters of Kintail, this comfortable holiday cottage enjoys mountain views from all the windows (and sea loch from most) and is prepared to t...

Shoreside, Inverinate, Sleeps 4

With splendid views of the Five Sisters of Kintail and Loch Duich, these three very comfortable, single-storey cottages are ideally placed for touring north-west Scotland and the Isle of Skye, making this ...

Waterside, nr Kyle - Sleeps 2/3

With splendid views of the Five Sisters of Kintail and Loch Duich, these three very comfortable, single-storey cottages are ideally placed for touring north-west Scotland and the Isle of Skye, making this ...

Rubha Lodge, Shieldaig, Sleeps 4/5

Spectacularly set close to a secluded shingle beach and private mooring, this detached property has an enviable location and is perfect for those looking for peace and quiet. The property is beautifully fu...

Cornucopia, Portree - Sleeps 4

Overlooking the entrance to the harbour this cottage style property is one of three in a beautifully restored 19th century listed mill conversion. Offering magnificent views over the sea to the Isle of Raa...

Tsitika Holiday Apartment, Beauly - Sleeps 2

This bright and attractive first floor holiday apartment, situated in the grounds of the owner’s property, enjoys stunning views across Strathglass. The balcony overlooks spacious gardens set in mature bir...

Little Forest Cottage, Fort Augustus - Sleeps 4/5

This lovely semi-detached holiday cottage is situated just 2 miles from the picturesque village of Fort Augustus in the heart of the Great Glen. Enjoying a peaceful wooded setting, it is ideally placed for...

Cruinn, nr Lochgilphead - Sleeps 4

Enjoying lovely views and sunsets over Loch Sween and Jura, this comfortable holiday cottage stands beside natural woodland on the owner’s working farm. This secluded peninsula is abundant with birds...

Tigh-a-Creagan, Uig, Sleeps 4

This attractively renovated detached croft house is set tucked on a hillside, with superb panoramic views. It is surrounded by croft land, with a large garden, making an idyllic cosy retreat at any time of...

Udrigle House, Gairloch, Sleeps 6

Situated just yards from the shore and a small sandy beach and with amazing views all around, this wonderful grade A listed detached character house was built around 1700. The house was lovingly renovated in 199...

Clunymhore, Cairngorms - Sleeps 4+2

This traditionally styled holiday cottage has been awarded the ’Bronze in Green Tourism Award’, and is adjacent to property 14110, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. With the dramati...

25 Crovie, Banff Sleeps 4/5

This charming, detached holiday cottage enjoys a sheltered position behind the cliffs at Crovie, close to the sea. Very well furnished in a traditional style, it benefits from the warmth and comfort of a m...