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

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...

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 ....

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,...

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 ...

The Cabin, West Highlands - Sleeps 4

Superbly set on the shores of Loch Duich with magnificent views towards the Five Sisters of Kintail, this single-storey cottage is a haven for walkers, climbers and bird-watchers. At Letterfearn (1 mile) b...

Rocky Mountain View, nr. Dornie, Sleeps 4

Enjoying an elevated position overlooking the peaceful community of Camusluinie with stunning views towards the majestic west coast mountains, Rocky Mountain View has been equipped and furnished to ensure ...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Langside, Kingussie - Sleeps 4

Ideally located in Kingussie, the capital of Badenoch, and right in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, this semi-detached cottage makes a great holiday base. Cairngorm Funicular Railway, the Highla...

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 ....

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 ....

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 ....

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 ....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kirkmichael Log Cabin, Perthshire - Sleeps 6

This exceptional property, built entirely of Norway spruce logs and roofed with natural turf, shelters in a belt of mature conifer trees, one of a small exclusive group on a hillside above the pretty ..

Dunlorn, Kingussie - Sleeps 7

Located down a quiet tree lined lane in the centre of Kingussie, this stone built Victorian townhouse offers good holiday accommodation. The good choice of living areas make a great space for relaxing afte...

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...

Drumbeg Bungalow, Sutherland - Sleeps 6

Beautifully situated in a quiet valley on the edge of a picturesque coastal village, this detached bungalow enjoys open views west to the loch where the sunsets are truly magnificent. The bright ....

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...

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 ...

The Willows, Glencoe - Sleeps 4/6

In the heart of Glencoe, an area of outstanding beauty and steeped in history, this detached, single-storey lodge makes an ideal holiday base. Close to Fort William, and surrounded by stunning lochs and ma...

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 ...

Tigh an Aullt Holiday Cottage, Loch Duich - Sleeps 6

Classic highland cottage for six overlooking Loch Duich. This three bedroom bungalow offers families and friends a holiday in paradise with outstanding views in every direction.

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.