Holiday Cottages on a Loch in Scotland

Scotland's famous for its lochs (lakes), mountains and beautiful scenery, and we can offer a wide range of self catering cottages, log cabins and lodges on a Scottish loch.
Check out our list of favourite lochside holiday cottages, perfect for a family holiday or a romantic break at any time of year.

Self Catering Cottages by Scottish Lochs

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.

Luxury Holiday House, Inveraray - Sleeps 13

Beautifully positioned opposite the shoreline of majestic Loch Fyne, this beautiful listed house was built around the 1820's and exudes a charm all of its own. It has been recently refurbished to offer a touch of special luxury,

Loch Ness View Cottage

An idyllic Highland honeymoon hideaway, overlooking Loch Ness. Open log fire, four-poster bed and an en-suite luxury bathroom with double-ended Jacuzzi bath!

Loch View Lodge, Holy Loch - Sleeps 4

Delightful cottage with beautiful views of Holy Loch. Sleeps 4 in two bedrooms, with two bathrooms, and room for a cot. Idyllic position high up; a  very light welcoming peaceful cottage.

Ellary Estate Cottages and Chalets, Argyll

Traditional stone cottages and chalets in remote coastal location, in area of outstanding natural beauty.

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 ...

Auchenheglish Lodges, Loch Lomond, Sleep 2 to 6

Auchenheglish Lodges offers luxury self-catering in 10 individually styled cottages and lodges, in a superb location on the 'Bonnie Banks' of Loch Lomond. The Lodges offer en-suite bedrooms, fully fitted kitchens, T.V.s in all rooms with full SKY T.V. and free Wi-fi.

Ardanaiseig Cottage, Loch Awe - Sleeps 10

In a stunning setting with direct access to Loch Awe this spacious detached property is set in its own 2 1/2 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. Acclaimed as one of Scotland’s most picturesque ...

Fin Ro Cottage, Inveraray - Sleeps 2

This charming lochside cottage is idyllically located within the historic conservation burgh of Inveraray and enjoys beautiful views of majestic Loch Fyne. The cottage is on the ground floor of a ....

The Old Ticket Office, Loch Long - Sleeps 2

Situated on the shores of Loch Long in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, this Victorian listed cottage has been stunningly restored. Standing detached at the end of the restored Blairmore Pier t...

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...

Tarken Lodge, Loch Earn, sleeps 2

Secluded little lodge beside Loch Earn, on the outskirts of St Fillans, perfect for a couple looking for some quiet and beautiful countryside to explore. Excellent facilities and set above the loch, a short walk from the village.

Pier Holiday Cottage, Holy Loch - Sleeps 2

Situated on the shores of the Holy Loch, in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, this restored, former ticket office is ideal for a relaxing holiday.

Highland Club Scotland, Loch Ness

37 Luxury Apartments,from 1- 3 bedroom all self catering and to suit all budgets in the converted Fort Augustus Abbey, situated on the banks of Loch Ness. On site facilities including Swimming pool, Sauna and Steam room, gym. Tennis, Badminton, Football, Table Football and on site Boathouse restaurant.

Duart, nr Fort William - Sleeps 4

Superior detached bungalow (far left in photograph) one of two very attractive houses, well furnished and equipped and set only 200 yards from the shoreline of Loch Linnhe. Wonderful position overlooking t...

Dunbheag Cottage, nr Dunoon - Sleeps 4

Enjoying wonderful views over the Holy Loch, this detached, single-storey property with its own garden stands in the village of Strone within the Argyll Forest Park, which is part of Loch Lomond and the Tr...

Clachan, Loch Torridon, Sleeps 5

In an outstanding elevated position on the shores of Upper Loch Torridon, this traditional croft house with its own garden commands wonderful views – to the front is the loch with the mountains beyon...

Aros, Balmacara, Sleeps 4

Breathtakingly positioned amid National Trust woodland, in an enviable setting just yards from the shore, this tastefully renovated detached cottage is finished to a high standard. With splendid sweeping v...

Red Kite Lodge, nr Strathpeffer - Sleeps 4

This delightful detached lodge overlooking the picturesque Loch Achilty is built to an extremely high specification. Superb fly fishing is on the doorstep. Beautiful walks abound in the area and the proper...

Otter Bank Cottage, nr Fort William - Sleeps 4

This timber cottage provides cosy and very homely accommodation in a stunning setting. Set on the shores of Loch Linnhe, it enjoys views across the water to the hills beyond.  Only 4 miles from Fort William, the...

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...

Tigh an Uillt, nr Inveraray - Sleeps 4

Nestled beside the shore of a sea loch in the peaceful village of Strachur, this stylish, light and airy villa with picture windows giving panoramic views over Loch Fyne and the mountains, is in an area of...

Falcon Lodge, Loch Awe - Sleeps 4

Situated on the shores of Loch Awe with private harbour, this development of just four single storey cedar lodges is situated in approximately 2.5 acres. The views across the loch to the hills beyond are wonderf...

Loch Cabin, Lochearnhead, sleeps 4

A warm highland welcome awaits you at Loch Cabin, set in the lovely grounds of the owners’ 4 star guest house, the cabin has been equipped and furnished to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable holiday....

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...

Shepherd's Cottage, Loch Ness - sleeps 4

Perched on a hillside overlooking Loch Ness, this lovely detached property close to the shore of the loch, is set amidst a working farm and enjoys surrounding, natural unspoilt woodland. Benefiting from ...

Lochside, Loch Long - Sleeps 4

Situated on the shores of Loch Long, in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, this single storey waterfront cottage is ideal for a relaxing holiday and enjoys stunning views over Loch Long and the f...

Thistle'do Cottage, Loch Fyne - Sleeps 3+2

Situated in the village of Minard on the shores of Loch Fyne, this semi-detached holiday cottage enjoys picturesque views across the loch. Lovingly refurbished, it makes the ideal location to explore the m...

Tigh A’ Mhuillin, Ardheslaig, sleeps 4

Set in 2 acres of natural, unspoilt grounds which reach down to the water’s edge, a warm Highland welcome awaits at this lovely detached cottage.

Old Customs House, Littleferry/Loch Fleet - Sleeps 4

Set just a few steps from the shores of Loch Fleet at Littleferry, this detached holiday property enjoys panoramic views across the water and over the surrounding countryside.

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...

Primrose Cottage, Loch Ness - Sleeps 6

Nestling against the side of the hill, detached Primrose Cottage enjoys breathtaking views across the waters of Loch Ness towards the hills beyond. Furnished and equipped to a very high standard, it makes ...

Lubnaig Cottage, Callander - sleeps 4

Located in an elevated position adjacent to other properties, overlooking the banks of Loch Lubnaig, this holiday cottage offers an open plan interior and is ideally situated by the A84 in an AONB within t...

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...

Palmerston Croft House, Lochcarron, sleeps 6

Set in the heart of the beautiful village of Lochcarron, overlooking the spectacular sea-loch and Attadale Mountains beyond, this traditional build croft house has been sympathetically restored to retain a...

Oaklea, Loch Fyne - Sleeps 4-6

This charming, detached, single-storey holiday cottage is located in the quiet village of Newton on the banks of Loch Fyne. It has direct access to the shore and boasts stunning views over the loch to the ...

Loch Duich Cottage, Kyle, nr Skye - Sleeps 6

Boasting stunning views across Loch Duich to the mountains of Skye, this very comfortable property is set right on the shore in its own little bay, with the Five Sisters of Kintail as a spectacular backdro...

Greep Luxury Cottage, Isle of Skye, Sleeps 6

This beautifully presented detached former croft house, situated on the water’s edge, has been lovingly refurbished to a very high standard and enjoys superb views of the Cuillins and across the wate...

Point Park Cottage, Loch Etive - Sleeps 6

This beautifully renovated, detached, single-storey holiday cottage enjoys an idyllic location on the shores of Loch Etive. Extremely well furnished and equipped it has direct access onto the beach and boa...