Remote Holiday Cottages in Scotland

If you want a truly relaxing and restful 'get-away-from-it-all' holiday in Scotland, we've compiled a list of the best remote self catering holiday cottages in Scotland.

Secluded Self Catering Cottages in Scotland

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.

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 ...

Windyhill Self Catering Cottage in Achiltibuie - Sleeps 6

Wonderful luxury self catering cottage with amazing views over the Summer Isles - fantastic living space. Now with a hot tub!

The Mill, Kirriemuir, sleeps 10

These two beautiful holiday properties are converted from an old watermill in an utterly tranquil location, next to a stream and waterfall. Oozing with character yet having all modern conveniences, they bo...

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...

The Lookout, Campbeltown - Sleeps 2

In a superb, secluded location by the sea on a 160-acre private island, these three unique holiday cottages enjoy stunning views. Otter and Island Cottages are an adjoining pair of cosy lighthouse keepers...

Stuffers Cottage, Braemar - Sleeps 2

Overlooking the gentle meandering bends of the River Dee where wild red deer roam, this former taxidermist’s workshop and cottage has been completely rebuilt under the ‘Mar Estate Golden Jubile...

Jocky Milnes Croft, by Huntly - Sleeps 2

"Beautiful surroundings with forests, river and countryside walks all waiting to be discovered and savoured..." Elec by meter reading Bed linen inc Towels by arr Cot TV Video or DVD M/w...

Larch Cottage, Isle of Skye - Sleeps 2

Nestling against a small heather clad hillock, this cosy holiday cottage will appeal to those wishing to enjoy peace and tranquillity coupled with stunning scenery. Situated on the Sleat Peninsula, known a...

Blossom Cottage, Isle of Skye - Sleeps 2

Nestling at the base of a small hillock, this pretty holiday cottage enjoys a tranquil setting, with panoramic views of the Cuillins, Macleod Tables and the Outer Hebrides. Finished to a good standard, Blossom C...

Berryhill Cottage, nr Berwick-on-Tweed - Sleeps 2

This detached stone holiday cottage lies in peaceful woodland, just 45 minutes south of Edinburgh and is a perfect romantic retreat for two with a light living room looking out to the garden and woods wher...

The Mill House, nr Thurso - Sleeps 3

Enjoying lovely views across rolling fields towards the waters of Melvich Bay, this attractive and cosy, detached holiday cottage makes the perfect relaxing retreat.  Tastefully presented, it is equipped to a go...

Quiet Cottage, nr Newton Stewart - Sleeps 2

Located in peaceful countryside and surrounded by the rolling Galloway Hills, these two adjoining byre holiday conversions provide an ideal base from which to explore this quiet Machars Peninsula with its ...

Lochside, North Uist - sleeps 2

On the shores of Loch Hosta with panoramic views, this turf-roofed lodge/cabin offers an idyllic holiday retreat. The incredible landscape surrounding the lodge is a paradise for outdoor and wildlife enthu...

The Granary, nr Dumfries - Sleeps 2

Situated on the 6000-acre Lincluden Estate, these three detached properties have been refurbished to the highest standards. They are located in remote settings on the edge of the moors with delightful wood...

Moo Cottage, Isle of Skye - Sleeps 2

Tucked against a small hillock and enjoying a very secluded setting, Moo Cottage is the perfect getaway. Furnished and equipped to a good standard, this cottage makes a super base for exploring the many d...

Rowan Cottage, Glenbrittle, Skye - Sleeps 2

In a superbly unique location in one of the most scenic and peaceful areas of Skye, this charming cottage will appeal to anyone looking for a quiet, tranquil break with a true feel of \'getting away ....

The Orangerie, Galloway Forest - Sleeps 2

In the heart of the Galloway Forest Park, one of the worlds few 'Dark Skies Parks’, this quirky detached barn conversion with private home pub, private deck with American hot tub, boasts specta...

New Orleans Cottage, Mull of Kintyre - Sleeps 2

These cottages (refs SBW, SRRL and UAA, see below for individual description) are set on the beautiful Kildalloig Estate on The Mull of Kintyre. Set against the rugged beauty of the sea and the wild landsc...

Laundry Cottage, nr Fort Augustus - Sleeps 2

This delightful, peaceful, detached holiday cottage is just yards from the River Doe. Lovingly restored, it lies in the heart of Glenmoriston on a large hill farm (with three munros) in acres of land. Ther...

Fisherman's Cottage, Mull of Kintyre - Sleeps 2

These cottages (refs SBW, SRRL and UAA, see below for individual description) are set on the beautiful Kildalloig Estate on The Mull of Kintyre. Set against the rugged beauty of the sea and the wild landsc...

The Bothy, Loch Melfort - Sleeps 2

The Kilchoan Estate enjoys an idyllic and peaceful setting, facing south on the north shore of Loch Melfort. Delightfully secluded near the end of a 5-mile single-track road, it commands magnificent views ...

Gardener's Bothy, nr Kirriemuir - Sleeps 2

"Acres of peaceful and secluded countryside surround these magnificent cottages..." At the heart of Glenprosen, one of the renowned ‘Glens of Angus’, lies the Balnaboth Estate on the edge of the Cai...

The Byre, nr Crieff - Sleeps 2

This superb single-storey barn conversion in the grounds of Carroglen Farm has its own private glen. Carroglen is a small estate with a traditional 1500-acre hill farm rising to 3000 feet on the south side...

Kildonan Cottage, Sutherland - Sleeps 4

Commanding superb views of Helmsdale River and the surrounding countryside in a wonderfully remote location, this detached stone cottage (1880) was formerly the shepherd\'s home, standing in 2000 sq. ....

Glen Urquhart Cottage - Sleeps 4

Situated in magnificent countryside on the hillside above Loch Meiklie, this charming detached stone cottage nestles in a small hollow, unseen from the nearby lane, and offers total peace and ....

Croft House Cottage, near Gairloch - Sleeps 4

This traditional croft house is situated in a scenic and peaceful location in the crofting community of North Erradale, 6 miles along the coast from the charming little port of Gairloch. A wide range ..

Dundrennan Cottage - Sleeps 4

An ideal spot for a truly \'get-away-from-it-all holiday\'. This is a detached stone-built cottage, formerly a small shooting lodge, in a very remote setting amongst the hills approx 1.5 miles up a ....

Riverfoot, Glenelg, sleeps 4

This is a spacious detached bungalow, well furnished and equipped its a real ’home from home’ amidst superb scenery. The area is steeped in history, 2000 year old Brochs, Hanovarian Barracks, Eilean ...

Finlaysons Cottage, Loch Melfort - Sleeps 4

The Kilchoan Estate enjoys an idyllic and peaceful setting, facing south on the north shore of Loch Melfort. Delightfully secluded near the end of a 5-mile single-track road, it commands magnificent views ...

Moy, Loch Sween - Sleeps 4

Situated within a wooded glade on the owner’s farm overlooking Loch Sween, this comfortable holiday cottage offers opportunities to watch deer from the windows or explore the seashore where seals and...

Naver Cottage, nr Bettyhill - Sleeps 4

Within easy walking distance of the beautiful River Naver and woodlands, this croft house which has been renovated to the highest standards offers very comfortable accommodation in a secluded setting. Visi...

Hirta, Isle of Skye, Sleeps 4

Well-placed on the hillside to enjoy magnificent coastal views across the sea to the Outer Hebrides, and untouched by the rapid development of this corner of the island, this delightful detached holiday pr...

Lochview Cottage, Isle of Skye, sleeps 4

Situated in a spectacular location ideal for a quiet getaway. This most attractively renovated detached crofthouse makes a fine base from which to explore the magic of the Island of Skye. Furnished and fit...

The Old School House, by Applecross, sleeps 4/5

"If paradise exists in Britain then this is truly it!" Secluded and spacious cottage in its own walled garden, gloriously sunny position on the seashore with spectacular views towards Raasay, Rona and Skye. See map!

Tigh-a-Creagan, Uig, Sleeps 4

This attractively renovated detached croft house is set tucked on a hillside, with superb panoramic views. It is surrounded by croft land, with a large garden, making an idyllic cosy retreat at any time of...

Lochinchard Cottage, Sutherland - Sleeps 5

Superbly located in the north west fishing port just yards from the shore, this detached bungalow has a stunning view over Loch Inchard to Ben Arkle. There is a fish market most evenings and the village is surro...

Hill Cottage, Skye, sleeps 4

Amid the spectacular clifftop scenery of north west Skye and close to Neist Point Lighthouse lies this lovely detached, highland retreat. Nestling at the base of a small heather clad hillock, Hill Cottage ...

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 ....

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 ...