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+.

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 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!

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.

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.

Leswalt Country House, Wigtownshire - Sleeps 12

COUNTRY HOUSE COLLECTION In a beautiful, tranquil setting on the Rhinns of Galloway, this delightful, stylish lodge can become your dream home for a perfect "get away from it all" holiday. ....

Cub Chalet 1, nr Loch Ness - Sleeps 2

In a picturesque setting, surrounded by trees and bracken on a 10 acre wooded hillside, these 4 pine chalets are each in their own private position with views to trees and some have a lovely outlook ....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ....

Lochside, North Uist - sleeps 2

On the shores of Loch Hosta with panoramic views, this turf-roofed lodge/cabin offers an idyllic holiday retreat. The incredible landscape surrounding the lodge is a paradise for outdoor and wildlife enthu...

Moo Cottage, Isle of Skye - Sleeps 2

Tucked against a small hillock and enjoying a very secluded setting, Moo Cottage is the perfect getaway. Furnished and equipped to a good standard, this cottage makes a super base for exploring the many d...

Westerton Lodge, nr Crieff - Sleeps 2

Situated 2 miles to the west of the holiday town of Crieff, enjoying an idyllic and tranquil woodland setting with large private garden, this renovated, detached Victorian cottage makes the ideal getaway, ...

The Orangerie, Galloway Forest - Sleeps 2

In the heart of the Galloway Forest Park, one of the worlds few 'Dark Skies Parks’, this quirky detached barn conversion with private home pub, private deck with American hot tub, boasts specta...

Cub Chalet 2, nr Loch Ness - sleeps 2

In a picturesque setting, surrounded by trees and bracken on a 10 acre wooded hillside, these 4 pine chalets each in their own private position with views to trees and some have a lovely outlook over ..

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...

Laundry Cottage, nr Fort Augustus - Sleeps 2

This delightful, peaceful, detached holiday cottage is just yards from the River Doe. Lovingly restored, it lies in the heart of Glenmoriston on a large hill farm (with three munros) in acres of land. Ther...

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...

The Byre, nr Crieff - Sleeps 2

This superb single-storey barn conversion in the grounds of Carroglen Farm has its own private glen. Carroglen is a small estate with a traditional 1500-acre hill farm rising to 3000 feet on the south side...

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...

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, ....

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...

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...

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, ...

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...

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...