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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.

Duror Cottage, Argyll - Sleeps 6

The small village of Duror is set in the heart of very beautiful scenery, combining the delights of hills, lochs and seashore. This charming stone-built, semi-detached cottage has a large, very ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £491

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £407

The Coach House, Canonbie, sleeps 4

This spacious, semi-detached holiday cottage is situated in the quiet village of Canonbie, ideally located to explore the beauty of Dumfries and Galloway, with imposing castles, elegant abbeys, stately man...
  • Price average: 7 nights £383

Squirrel View, Newtonmore - Sleeps 4

Set within its own garden, this detached timber cottage creates a cosy holiday base in a quiet rural location, in the village of Newtonmore, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. The area is an out...
  • Price average: 7 nights £398

Fisherman's Cove, Orkney - Sleeps 6-8

These lovely holiday cottages, renovated to a good standard, enjoy unrivalled views over the sea. Westray, the queen of the Isles, is the ultimate get away from it all destination. This beautiful island, j...
  • Price average: 4 nights £267

Stag Cottage, Ardgour - Sleeps 4

In one of the most beautiful unspoilt areas in the Highlands with views towards Loch Linnhe and across the surrounding mountains, this detached holiday cottage offers an ideal touring base. Enjoy a day tri...
  • Price average: 7 nights £444

Mar House, nr Braemar, sleeps 8

Nestling in a secluded, wooded position overlooking the River Dee valley, this superior stone house has been totally renovated to offer the finest facilities. Winter sports are also catered for with skiing at Glenshee 20 minutes away.
  • Price average: 7 nights £784

Auchendennan Farm Cottage, nr Loch Lomond - Sleeps 6

"Stunning cottage in the heart of Loch Lomond National Park with a hot tub on the decking...." Situated in the heart of Loch Lomond National Park, these stunning holiday properties have been lovingly restored and furnished to provide wonder...
  • Price average: 4 nights £891

Shore Cottage, Moray Firth - Sleeps 4

’Shore Cottage’ is a delightful fisherman’s cottage that has been renovated to a good standard provide excellent holiday accommodation. Situated in the enchanting fishing village of Rockf...
  • Price average: 7 nights £352

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 ....
  • Price average: 6 nights £233

The Knock, nr Braemar - Sleeps 8

A spacious and very well-equipped traditional stone house, sitting in a woodland area on Mar Estate at Inverey. Offering Magnificent views across the Upper Dee Valley to Ben Macdui, the heart of the Cairng...
  • Price average: 7 nights £691

Ardach, nr Aviemore - Sleeps 8

Situated in 2 acres at the edge of the Abernethy pine forest is this traditional granite built family holiday home with open fires as well as central heating. Abundant wildlife. Aviemore 12 miles. Osprey c...
  • Price average: 7 nights £523

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £255

Seascape House nr Gairloch - Sleeps 8/9

This spacious, detached house enjoys panoramic views towards the lovely village of Gairloch with its sweeping sandy beach, the Torridon Mountains and the Isle of Skye. Seascape House has been renovated and...
  • Price average: 5 nights £676

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...
  • Price average: 4 nights £244

Burnbeag Cottage, nr Loch Lomond - Sleeps 6-7

"Stunning cottages in the heart of Loch Lomond National Park..." Situated in the heart of Loch Lomond National Park, these stunning holiday properties have been lovingly restored and furnished to provide wonder...
  • Price average: 7 nights £1507

The Cottage, Easter Ross - Sleeps 6

Set amidst beautiful Easter Ross countryside with open views towards the water of Nigg Bay, this comfortable and well appointed semi-detached holiday cottage is ideally situated for touring the northern Hi...
  • Price average: 5 nights £269

The Cottage, St Cyrus - Sleeps 2

This charming, 19th century, semi-detached cottage is peacefully situated on a quiet lane at the edge of the coastal village of St Cyrus, 30 miles south of Aberdeen with international airport. The complete...
  • Price average: 4 nights £199

Blawerie Cottage, nr Blairgowrie - Sleeps 4

This sumptuous and very comfortable detached house sits in a stunning location between Blairgowrie and Coupar Angus. With panoramic views in all directions over pastoral farmland, it creates a tranquil env...
  • Price average: 7 nights £495

Rowan Cottage, Carrick Castle - Sleeps 2

This purpose built, self–contained holiday apartment is situated on the loch side in the village of Carrick Castle. The property is tastefully furnished and boasts spectacular views over Loch Goil an...
  • Price average: 7 nights £350

The Cottage, Turriff - Sleeps 3+1

A very characterful holiday cottage, situated in an elevated position on a working organic farm with views over the countryside. Set close to farm buildings, in the heart of the beautiful Aberdeenshire cou...
  • Price average: 5 nights £280

Mar Lodge, nr Huntly - Sleeps 2

This exquisite little detached holiday cottage is located in a wonderful secluded corner of the private Knockespoch Estate, about 1/2 mile from the main house. Boasting extensive elevated views towards t...
  • Price average: 4 nights £309

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...
  • Price average: 4 nights £334

Thistle Cottage, Black Isle, sleeps 4+2

Well furnished and presented, Thistle Cottage, a detached house for four, enjoys wonderful views across rolling fields and on to the waters of the Cromarty Firth and the slopes of Ben Wyvis, there is an ab...
  • Price average: 5 nights £302

Glen View, by Cannick - Sleeps 7-8

Enjoying wonderful views across open countryside towards the magnificent hills of Strathglass, this detached barn conversion has been lovingly converted and equipped to a good standard to ensure as enjoyab...
  • Price average: 7 nights £539

Firth Cottage, Cromarty Firth - Sleeps 4

In a beautiful, peaceful location looking across the Cromarty Firth to Ben Wyvis, these two semi-detached cottages are well-furnished, warm, welcoming and very comfortable. Each has a private ....
  • Price average: 5 nights £299

The Farmhouse at Pennyghael, Mull - Sleeps 7

The Pennyghael Estate covers approx. 10,000 acres, stretching from the shores of Loch Scridain southwards to the sea cliffs at Carsaig, overlooking Jura, Islay and Colonsay, and westwards for 5 miles ..
  • Price average: 6 nights £444

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £487

Duchally Lodge. by Lairg - sleeps 8

"Bordered by the River Oykel...renowned for its salmon fishing" Whether it be a family activity holiday or a relaxing break, a warm Highland welcome awaits at Balnagown’s Duchally and Inveroykel Estates w...
  • Price average: 5 nights £937

Osprey Cottage, Perthshire - Sleeps 4

Set on a working farm, within the owner's 2000-acre estate in the Vale of Strathmore, these two welcoming and spacious holiday properties have been renovated to a high standard. Set 4 miles apart amo...
  • Price average: 5 nights £334

Cluain Ghrianach, West Highlands - Sleeps 6+1

Overlooking Loch Sunart, the island of Carna and the Morven Hills, this architect-designed house is set in 2 acres of south-facing hillside which is rich in wild flowers, native trees and shrubs. The glass...
  • Price average: 7 nights £1044

Holiday Cottage, Newton Stewart - Sleeps 6

In a wonderfully elevated position, looking towards the Cairnsmore Hills and enjoying spectacular views over some of the most stunning scenery in Galloway, this semi detached cottage is perfect for lovers of the great outdoors.

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, ...
  • Price average: 4 nights £284

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £392

Hill Cottage, Skye, sleeps 4

Amid the spectacular clifftop scenery of north west Skye and close to Neist Point Lighthouse lies this lovely detached, highland retreat. Nestling at the base of a small heather clad hillock, Hill Cottage ...
  • Price average: 7 nights £433

Ballimeneach Farmhouse, nr Campbeltown, sleeps 8

These cottages (refs SBW, SRRL and UAA, see below for individual description) are set on the beautiful Kildalloig Estate on The Mull of Kintyre. Set against the rugged beauty of the sea and the wild landsc...
  • Price average: 7 nights £788

New Orleans Cottage, Mull of Kintyre - Sleeps 2

These cottages (refs SBW, SRRL and UAA, see below for individual description) are set on the beautiful Kildalloig Estate on The Mull of Kintyre. Set against the rugged beauty of the sea and the wild landsc...
  • Price average: 7 nights £619

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...
  • Price average: 4 nights £286

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £542

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £510

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.