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Holiday Cottages in Scotland for Hillwalkers

Scotland, a land with dramatic landscapes strewn with mountains, valleys, moors, lochs and glens, boasts of some of the finest walks in the world. The best part is that most of these are easily accessible, but don't forget to be appropriately dressed and equipped for any walk - the weather in Scotland can be very changeable!

There are several well established paths, ranging from short trails and gentle strolls to long distance foot paths such as the West Highland Way and the famous Lairig Ghru to choose from. It is little wonder that Scotland has evolved to become a hot favourite amongst all sorts of walkers. For those who are looking for great Hillwalking trails and a perfect stay, we have the best accommodation options available for you. Many of our cottages are ideally located close to the best trails, making them a convenient base for walking.

For serious hillwalkers who enjoy climbing and 'Munro-bagging', we have some ab fab cottages in mountainous terrains, and for gentler strolls for families we have cottages in some of the most picturesque settings near woodlands,lochs and beaches. So hop right in and explore your options.

Holiday Cottages on Skye for Hillwalkers (9)

Our selection of self catering cottages on the Isle of Skye perfect for those hillwalking in the Cuillins.

Self Catering Cottages in Scotland for Hillwalkers

Winters Cottage, nr Kirriemuir - Sleeps 4

This charming period detached cottage is at the edge of the village adjoining Glen Clova, 4 miles from the quaint old town of Kirriemuir. The cottage has been in the same family since 1860 and was ....
  • Price average: 5 nights £310

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

Holiday Apartment, nr Gairloch - Sleeps 6

With lovely views over the sea to the Torridon Mountains, this lovely new first floor apartment is just 1/2 mile from the beach in an area which boast some of the most beautiful scenery on the west ....
  • Price average: 5 nights £310

Upper Stronaba Cottage, nr Spean Bridge - Sleeps 5

With spectacular uninterrupted views across to the Nevis mountain range, this detached croft bungalow enjoys a quiet position standing in a small enclosed grassed area with garden furniture where ....
  • Price average: 6 nights £426

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

Achmelvich Bungalow - Sleeps 7

In a spectacular scenic setting on the edge of a fresh-water loch, surrounded by beautiful hills and mountains, this most attractive modern bungalow offers a superb Highland retreat in a peaceful and ..
  • Price average: 5 nights £360

Nevis Apartment, nr Fort William - Sleeps 4

This delightful detached holiday cottage is equipped and furnished to a good standard and is situated in Glen Nevis, enjoying wonderful views of both the Glen and Ben Nevis. It has a balcony off the first ...
  • Price average: 7 nights £382

Aspen Chalet, nr Loch Ness - Sleeps 4

This detached chalet in Glenmoriston offers the ideal base for exploring the Western Highlands. Locally you can enjoy forest walks, fishing, bird watching and pony trekking. Loch Ness is 8 miles away and Fort Au...
  • Price average: 7 nights £338

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

Old Stable Cottage, Ballachulish - Sleeps 4

Just 2 miles from Glencoe Village and a short walk from the shores of Loch Leven. Old Stable Cottage is surrounded by some of the most beautiful and dramatic scenery in Scotland.  The property, which has an impr...
  • Price average: 7 nights £354

Ceol-na-Mara, Western Highlands - Sleeps 6

Camuasnagaul is a tiny hamlet of crofts a few miles along the coastal road from Dundonnell in Wester Ross, Ullapool 24 miles. Nestling peacefully on the shore line of Loch Broom, this detached cottage enjo...
  • Price average: 4 nights £259

Tigh A Cnuic, nr Kyle of Lochalsh - Sleeps 2

Set amidst spectacular unspoilt rugged grandeur on the Sound of Sleat is Glenelg village, 9 miles from the A87 over the scenic mountain road of Mam Ratagan. This cosy detached holiday cottage makes a comfo...
  • Price average: 7 nights £464

Dairy Cottage nr Fort William - Sleeps 4

Enjoying a peaceful woodland setting, in a hamlet adjacent to the River Lundy and Leanachan Forest. This charming holiday cottage has been tastefully renovated to a very good standard. Ideally situated for...
  • Price average: 5 nights £276

The Dairy House, West Highlands - Sleeps 2

" In a land steeped in legends of the Bonnie Prince – close to Moidart’s sandy shores..." Where a tree-lined glen opens out onto Loch Moidart and in countryside steeped with tales of Bonnie Prince C...
  • Price average: 4 nights £295

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

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

Duart Cottage, Glencoe Village, Sleeps 4

This traditional detached holiday cottage is set in its own grounds in the heart of the historical village of Glencoe and enjoys stunning views of the spectacular mountain scenery. Its large rooms have been symp...
  • Price average: 7 nights £463

The Kennels Holiday Cottage, The Trossachs - Sleeps 2

On a secluded estate at the heart of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.
  • Price average: 4 nights £203

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

Boghead Cottage, Royal Deeside - Sleeps 2

Nestling in the heart of Royal Deeside, this detached holiday cottage has been converted from an old steading (built with the original stone) and enjoys magnificent views of Deeside and Mount Keen. Views o...
  • Price average: 5 nights £287

Tigh-na-Abhain, Glenmoriston - Sleeps 4

Set in the heart of Glenmoriston just off the road to the Isle of Skye, this detached bungalow enjoys wonderful open views of the wooded hills of this peaceful glen. Relax and enjoy the wide variety of wildlife ...
  • Price average: 5 nights £276

Ashburn Cottage, nr Dornie Sleeps 6

This traditional cottage enjoys an elevated position with beautiful views across the waters of Loch Long towards the mountains. Cosily furnished and well equipped, the cottage offers an ideal holiday retre...
  • Price average: 5 nights £343

Bennachie Cottage, nr Fort William - Sleeps 6

Enjoying a quiet yet central location, within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants and pubs, Bennachie Cottage is tastefully presented. Set just at the entrance to the beautiful Glen Nevis, the holi...
  • Price average: 5 nights £405

Heaven Lea, North Ballachulish - Sleeps 2

Nestling in the hillside, commanding spectacular mountain views, Heaven Lea is located in a village setting and enjoys an elevated position, looking over to Loch Leven and Loch Linnhe. The studio has been ...
  • Price average: 5 nights £221

Glenshee Cottage, Perthshire - Sleeps 6

In the heart of Glenshee, the glen of the fairies, this traditional 19th Century croft house is peacefully situated amidst the rugged and spectacular scenery of Highland Perthshire. It is ideally ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £439

Lomond View Cottage, Loch Lomond - Sleeps 4

Located in the heart of Scotland’s first National Park, these two properties offer an ideal holiday base from which to explore the surrounding area. Montrose House, a former listed period mansion hou...
  • Price average: 4 nights £258

The Old Smiddy, nr Loch Maree - Sleeps 3

Semi-detached character cottage located in a small friendly hamlet amidst spectacular scenery, 1 mile from Loch Maree and 12 miles from the majestic Torridon Mountains with the Ben Eighe Nature Reserve and...
  • Price average: 4 nights £237

Tigh-An-Achaidh, Nr Kyle of Lochalsh, sleeps 6-7

Detached holiday cottage in a wonderful setting with sea lochs and mountains! A paradise for walkers and climbers with the challenging Kintail Mountains and Five Sisters close by. A short drive to Loch Dui...
  • Price average: 5 nights £277

The Old Kennels, Tomintoul - Sleeps 7

The Old Kennels sits above Tomintoul, reputedly the highest village in the Highlands, with spectacular views across to the mountains beyond. This single-storey, traditionally built holiday cottage was wher...
  • Price average: 4 nights £449

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

Tom Na Moine, nr Fort William - Sleeps 7-8

This well appointed house is well equipped, in a quiet and peaceful location yet easily accessible. It enjoys panoramic views up Glen Spean to the Monadhliath mountains. Enjoy the mountain views directly f...
  • Price average: 7 nights £609

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

Speybridge, nr Grantown On Spey, - Sleeps 8

This modern, detached family holiday home is surrounded by wonderful views. The interior is welcoming, well laid out and extremely cosy with full oil central heating and double glazing with a wood-burning ...
  • Price average: 5 nights £623

Craigloisk Cottage, Glenfernate - Sleeps 4

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: 7 nights £408

Coach House, Oban - Sleeps 4

This detached former coach house lies at the entrance to an 11-acre private estate. The first floor holiday dwelling has been lovingly restored and beautifully furnished. Boasting access to a private loch,...
  • Price average: 5 nights £596

Kinloch Apartment, Fort William - Sleeps 4

Situated close to the shores of Loch Linnhe and the famous Caledonian Canal, these apartments offer comfortable accommodation in a quiet village setting. Just 4 miles from the centre of Fort William, the ...
  • Price average: 4 nights £239

Glencoe Cottage, Sleeps 2-3

Adjacent to Glencoe Lochan, this quiet and secluded holiday property is in the wing of the old Glencoe estate house. Built in 1785 it incorporates parts of the home of MacIain, chief of the MacDonalds of G...
  • Price average: 7 nights £442

Arkaig Luxury Lodge, Loch Lochy, Sleeps 8

Situated a mere 30 yards from the banks of Loch Lochy and with spectacular uninterrupted views of Ben Nevis, Aonach Mor and the Grey Corries, the setting for Arkaig Lodge is truly stunning. 9 miles from Fo...
  • Price average: 7 nights £1282

Shepherds Rest, nr Fort William - Sleeps 6

Nestled between the River Lochy and the famous Caledonian Canal this detached holiday property has direct access from the grounds to the river, with wonderful views of Ben Nevis and the surrounding mountai...
  • Price average: 6 nights £499

Scotland, a land with dramatic landscapes strewn with mountains, valleys, moors, lochs and glens, boasts of some of the finest walks in the world. The best part is that most of these are easily accessible, but don't forget to be appropriately dressed and equipped for any walk - the weather in Scotland can be very changeable!

There are several well established paths, ranging from short trails and gentle strolls to long distance foot paths such as the West Highland Way and the famous Lairig Ghru to choose from. It is little wonder that Scotland has evolved to become a hot favourite amongst all sorts of walkers. For those who are looking for great Hillwalking trails and a perfect stay, we have the best accommodation options available for you. Many of our cottages are ideally located close to the best trails, making them a convenient base for walking.

For serious hillwalkers who enjoy climbing and 'Munro-bagging', we have some ab fab cottages in mountainous terrains, and for gentler strolls for families we have cottages in some of the most picturesque settings near woodlands,lochs and beaches. So hop right in and explore your options.