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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

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

Converted croft house with studio feel in the lovely Strathconon. Sleeps 2 on one floor

  • Price average: 7 nights £319

The Dairy House, Glenuig - Sleeps 2

Reached along a tree-lined avenue, this cottage of comfort and character, originally the dairy for the estate, enjoys a secluded setting with its own garden. Entrance porch to modern kitchen/dining room with pine furnishings. Small sitting room with open fire. Double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

  • Price average: 4 nights £295

Baltinna West, nr Aviemore - Sleeps 2

One of a pair of acrhitect designed log cabins for 2 near Newtonmore. Romantic and secluded.

  • Price average: 4 nights £308

Baltinna East, near Aviemore - Sleeps 2

In a romantic setting amid stunning scenery, made famous by the BBC’s Monarch of the Glen TV series, architect designed log cabins that sleep 2.

  • Price average: 4 nights £326

Glen Clova Hotel & Luxury Lodges, Cairngorms

Home cooked Scottish Food, Cosy individual rooms, small traditional hotel with fantastic hill views, luxury lodges with private hot tubs, Luxury Lodges with beautiful hill views, plus a walkers bunkhouse.

  • Sleeps: 2+

Highland Holiday Cottages, Cairngorms - Sleeps 2-6

Highland Holiday cottages are located in a quiet and peaceful area,  next to the Cruben Beag and the river Truim; the nearest towns are just a couple of miles away. We have 8 self catering cottages which sleep 2, 4 or 6 people! Perfect for family holidays!

  • Sleeps: 2-6

Cosy Bungalow in Cannich, Glen Affric - sleeps 3

Detached single story cottage situated on working farm west of Cannich in lovely Glen Affric North of Loch Ness. Sleeps three people.

Rocky Mountain View, Camusluinie - Sleeps 4

Wonderful remote location beyond Loch Long in the hills. Perfect for outdoor holidays. Sleeps four in 2 bedrooms. 2 Dogs Welcome. Wifi Available.

  • Price average: 6 nights £369

Strathview Cottage, Highlands - Sleeps 4

Abeautiful, two bedroomed cottage sleeping up to 4 situated in a stunning location with panoramic views of mountains.

  • Sleeps: 4

Strathspey Holiday Cottage, Dunoon - Sleeps 4

Strathspey holiday cottage is in the picturesque village of Strone, on the shore of Holy Loch near Dunoon, Argyll. Situated in the Cowal Peninsula and within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, the cottage is in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

  • Sleeps: 4

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.

  • Sleeps: 4-6

Ceo Na Mara Cottage, Kilmelford, By Oban

Ceo Na Mara is a modern, detached Cottage situated in the quiet, delightful village of Kilmelford. All rooms are tastefully furnished and well equipped with all the facilities desired for contemporary living. Large Master Bedroom with en-suite; Two Twin Bedrooms. Sleeps 6.

  • Sleeps: 6

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.

  • Sleeps: 6

1 Kinnettas Cottages, Strathpeffer - Sleeps 6

A charming 19th century stone cottage which has been sympathetically renovated, and conveniently located looking over the historic Victorian Spa village of Strathpeffer.

  • Sleeps: 6

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.

  • Sleeps: 14

River View Cottage, nr Lairg - Sleeps 4

Situated in an elevated position, River View Cottage enjoys wonderful views over Strath Oykel. This spacious detached cottage, adjacent to the owners’ home has been furnished and equipped to a very g...
  • Price average: 7 nights £461

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

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 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

Oak View, nr Glencoe - Sleeps 2

In a peaceful setting with lovely mountain views, this cosy wooden holiday cottage is set on a small croft, 12 miles south of Fort William and 4 miles north of Glencoe. Forest trails offer leisurely walks ...
  • Price average: 7 nights £430

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

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

Reid's Cottage, Lairg - Sleeps 4

Phil’s House (ref SUUR), an architect designed, eco-friendly, single-storey house and Reid’s Cottage (ref UYT), a bright and cosy Highland croft house, enjoy an elevated position with panoramic...
  • Price average: 5 nights £508

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

Lomond View Cottage, Loch Lomond - Sleeps 4

Little single storey property with beautiful interior. 1 x double and 1 x twin, conservatory and excellent finish. Lovely position with great views
  • Price average: 4 nights £258

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

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

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

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

Phil's House. Lairg - Sleeps 6

Phil’s House (ref SUUR), an architect designed, eco-friendly, single-storey house and Reid’s Cottage (ref UYT), a bright and cosy Highland croft house, enjoy an elevated position with panoramic...
  • Price average: 7 nights £679

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

MacKenzie Cottage, Ballachulish - Sleeps 2

Situated in the village of Ballachulish, just 1 mile from historic Glencoe, this semi-detached property offers an ideal holiday base from which to explore Argyll and the Highlands. The area is surrounded b...
  • Price average: 7 nights £391

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

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

Keeper's Cottage, Glenshee - Sleeps 2-4

Set in glorious Highland scenery, Keeper’s Cottage, has been carefully restored to provide good quality accommodation, formerly the gamekeeper’s cottage of nearby Dalrulzion House. The holiday ...
  • Price average: 5 nights £261

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

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

Teapot Cottage, Gairlochy - Sleeps 6

With stunning views towards the mountains of Ben Nevis and Aonoch Mor, Teapot Cottage is set just 70 yards from the Caledonian Canal. This detached holiday home is very well equipped and furnished, and is ...
  • Price average: 7 nights £595

Woodside Cottage, nr Keith - Sleeps 5

Nestling in 24 acres of natural grounds and woodland, this lovely detached holiday cottage, near to the owners house, is set in a beautiful, remote, sheltered location within easy reach of Dufftown. It enj...
  • Price average: 7 nights £369

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.

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