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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.

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 ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £504

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 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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £400

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £319

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £415

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

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

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

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £351

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £596

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £504

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £579

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...
  • Price average: 4 nights £291

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £513

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...
  • Price average: 4 nights £392

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 ...
  • Price average: 4 nights £368

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 ...
  • Price average: 5 nights £346

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £834

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

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

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

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

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £621

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

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

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

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

Bisgeos Cottage, Shandwick - Sleeps 4

Bisgeos Cottage is situated in the quaint old fishing village of Shandwick. The property has been superbly renovated to provide excellent holiday accommodation. This holiday property enjoys fantastic views of th...
  • Price average: 5 nights £253

The Loanings, nr Inverness - Sleeps 2

Enjoying a rural setting, this traditional holiday cottage with a central courtyard is only a few miles from the Highland capital of Inverness. Wonderfully presented, the cottage is perfectly placed for to...
  • Price average: 5 nights £265

Newtonmore Cottage, Cairngorms - Sleeps 3

In a lovely secluded wooded situation on the edge of a pretty little Speyside town, this charming and attractive cottage has been tastefully refurbished to a high standard to provide comfortable, ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £370

The Holt, nr Kyle of Lochalsh - Sleeps 2/4

The Holt is a cosy semi-detached holiday apartment situated on the edge of the village of Glenelg and benefits from views of the Isle of Skye. The owner speaks French and German and welcomes overseas visit...
  • Price average: 4 nights £243

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

Saltcoats Cottage, Ayrshire - Sleeps 2

In a lovely rural hillside location overlooking fields and hedgerows to the sea, this charming cottage forms part of a farm steading in a courtyard setting. Recently upgraded, the cottage is ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £352

Loch Duich Cottage, Kyle, nr Skye - Sleeps 6

Boasting stunning views across Loch Duich to the mountains of Skye, this very comfortable property is set right on the shore in its own little bay, with the Five Sisters of Kintail as a spectacular backdro...
  • Price average: 7 nights £521

Watermill House, St Boswells - Sleeps 6/7

These two cottages enjoy a splendid setting within the lovely 80-acre grounds of The Holmes, a fine late-Victorian country house. The surrounding parkland is home to a donkey sanctuary, rare breeds of shee...
  • Price average: 7 nights £699

Craig Ben Cottage, Isle of Mull, Sleeps 6-8

Craig Barn Lodge and Cottage are situated in an outstanding and beautiful area, affording stunning views over the beautiful and tranquil Loch Uisg. In a remote setting, surrounded by wooded glens and rugge...
  • Price average: 5 nights £533

Fairways, by Dornoch - Sleeps 7-8

In an elevated position, this spacious detached house enjoys stunning views across Loch Fleet (National Nature Reserve) to Ben Bhraggie and the hills beyond. The panoramic windows provide an excellent vant...
  • Price average: 5 nights £501

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

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

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.