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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

Inverlochlarig Cottage, nr Balquihidder - Sleeps 6

This typical Scottish farmhouse sits in a spectacular location at the head of a beautiful glen, deep in the mountains of the Trossachs on the renowned \'Braes of Balquihidder\'. Freshly decorated and ..
  • Price average: 5 nights £311

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. ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £310

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 ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £329

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 ..
  • Price average: 7 nights £349

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

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 ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £366

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £319

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 ...
  • Price average: 7 nights £362

Dalreach, nr Drumnadrochit - Sleeps 6

A bright, renovated highland cottage, peacefully situated in the hills, high above Drumnadrochit, only 3 1/2 miles away. Beautifully secluded, with a lively burn bubbling past. Reached by 1 1/2 miles of ...
  • Price average: 7 nights £541

Garavault, North Western Highlands - Sleeps 6

Assynt in Sutherland is remote but has marvellous mountains, lochs and sandy bays making it interesting but very peaceful. This delightful highland style house offers a good standard and comfortable holida...
  • Price average: 7 nights £464

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 ...
  • Price average: 7 nights £595

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £504

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...
  • Price average: 4 nights £291

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £513

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £687

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £366

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £371

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!
  • Price average: 7 nights £763

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £296

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £319

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £542

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £621

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £320

Rosscot Cottage, nr Cromarty - Sleeps 6

Set in a quiet rural location, this cosy holiday cottage enjoys lovely views across open countryside towards Nigg Bay and the Cromarty Firth. An RSPB Reserve, sea trips, fishing, golf, castles and south, w...
  • Price average: 4 nights £282

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 ...
  • Price average: 7 nights £433

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £255

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £235

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...
  • Price average: 4 nights £267

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 ...
  • Price average: 5 nights £259

Heatherlea, Isle of Skye, Sleeps 6

This unique holiday property set against a rocky hillock enjoys lovely open views and total privacy. Located towards the end of one of the most scenic roads on the Isle of Skye, Heatherlea is comfortably f...
  • Price average: 7 nights £461

Diubaig House, Greshornish, Skye - sleeps 6

With splendid views of the Trotternish Hills and Loch Greshornish, this beautifully renovated detached stone cottage enjoys the most peaceful location in total seclusion, on one of Skye’s most pictur...
  • Price average: 7 nights £924

The Ploughmans Cottage, Isle of Skye - Sleeps 6/8

Tucked away in a quiet corner, this single-storey cottage enjoys beautiful views of Loch Greshornish. Standing detached in a large enclosed garden, it is presented and furnished to a high standard. This ma...
  • Price average: 7 nights £617

Gledfield Mill, North Highlands - Sleeps 6/7

In a remote and beautiful setting, with superb views over the River Carron near its mouth on the Dornoch Firth, this converted corn mill retains its original millworkings and offers spacious and very comfo...
  • Price average: 7 nights £631

Glenmeanich Cottage, Muir of Ord - Sleeps 9

Enjoy the splendour and magnificence of Strathconon, a beautiful glen deep in the highlands of Scotland. This detached country holiday lodge with a garden that leads down to the delightful River Meig offer...
  • Price average: 7 nights £663

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

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 ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £408

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...
  • Price average: 4 nights £215

Honey Cottage, Cairngorms - Sleeps 4-7

This attractive, refurbished, stone built, detached holiday cottage is set in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park, and makes a wonderful base for touring. Just 3 miles from Tomintoul, there is easy access t...
  • Price average: 4 nights £269

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £416

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 ..
  • Price average: 7 nights £480

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.