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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

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

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

Fisherman's Cove, Orkney - Sleeps 6-8

These lovely holiday cottages, renovated to a good standard, enjoy unrivalled views over the sea. Westray, the queen of the Isles, is the ultimate get away from it all destination. This beautiful island, j...
  • Price average: 4 nights £267

Polgarrie House, nr Tain - Sleeps 5

Enjoying a secluded, private location with wonderful country views, Polgarrie House has been equipped and furnished for a comfortable and relaxing holiday. Just over a mile outside the pretty village of E...
  • Price average: 7 nights £416

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

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...
  • Price average: 4 nights £275

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

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

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

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

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

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 ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £306

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

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

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

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

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £619

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

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

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

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

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £824

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £328

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

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...
  • Price average: 5 nights £257

Badger's Den, Inverpolly - Sleeps 4

Situated on the edge of a hillside, amongst wild highland landscape with only the deer and foxes close by. This traditional highland cottage provides a perfect holiday retreat to relax and unwind from the ...
  • Price average: 7 nights £372

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Owl Cottage, Helmsdale - Sleeps 6

Enjoying stunning views across the rolling fields and the waters of the Moray Firth. Within walking distance of a lovely sandy beach, this extended former croft house makes the perfect holiday base for tou...
  • Price average: 5 nights £307

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £642

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

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

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.