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Holiday Cottages in Scotland for Hillwalkers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Ladeside, nr Pitlochry - Sleeps 2

With fantastic views from its elevated position over the River Garry Valley to the Perthshire Hills, this detached holiday cottage is modern in style, so guests can enjoy every comfort in this rural locati...
  • Price average: 7 nights £551

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

Glencoe Cottage, Glen Nevis - Sleeps 4-6

Situated at the foot of Glen Nevis, these semi-detached holiday cottages offer a very good standard of accommodation and are in an ideal location for touring the Highlands. Fort William, known as the ...
  • Price average: 4 nights £232

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

Carn Elrig View Luxury Cottage, Aviemore - Sleeps 8

This extremely comfortable, sylishly furnished, detached holiday property is set down a quiet no-through road on the outskirts of Aviemore yet just a 15-minute walk from the bustling village centre with it...
  • Price average: 7 nights £865

Kirkton, Cairngorms - Sleeps 6

A former shepherd’s bothy, this cosy detached holiday cottage is in an ideal location for walkers and lovers of wildlife. Very peacefully situated within the hamlet of Glenbuchat, just inside the Cai...
  • Price average: 7 nights £455

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

The Coach House, Blairgowrie - Sleeps 4

Set in 5 acres of land, The Coach House enjoys an outstanding rural location in the heart of Scotland. Surrounded by the scenic foothills of Cairngorm National Park and Glenshee Ski Centre, it offers super...
  • Price average: 5 nights £455

Ogilvie Cottage, Glenisla near Blairgowrie - Sleeps 4

This 19th century croft cottage has been completely refurbished and refitted in a tasteful and sympathetic manner to provide exceptionally stylish, comfortable and welcoming accommodation. Winter sports at nearby Glenshee.
  • Price average: 5 nights £317

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

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.