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Somewhere for that 'get away from it all' holiday - we've selected some of the best cottages in  peaceful, relaxing locations...

Remote Holiday Cottages in Scotland

If you're looking for  a truly relaxing and restful 'get-away-from-it-all' holiday in Scotland, we've compiled a list of the best remote Holiday Cottages

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Our Recommended Remote Holiday Cottages in Scotland


Garavault Cottage Assynt in Sutherland, high in the Scottish Highlands 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 holiday stay.  Loch fishing by permit. Shop 7 miles, pub 8 miles. Sleeps 6 people. 2 pets accepted. Click here to check Garavault Cottage availability and rates.
1108305 With wonderful sea views, this is one of two comfortably refurbished holiday cottages form part of the Kildalloig Estate which offers 4,000 acres of unspoilt and remote rolling Argyll countryside, One cottage is set right on the beach, another within 50 yards. Ballimenach Cottage is set within its own large garden, very close to the sea, in a secluded position with outstanding sea views, and is ideal for families. Spacious sitting-room with open fire, leading to large conservatory with sea views.Sleeps 8 people. Accepts 1 pet.Shops and pub 3 miles.Click here to check farmhouse availability and rates.
1100608 The second of 2 remote properties on the Kintyre Peninsular, Fisherman's cottage has a secluded beach right on the doorstep, and enjoys a very secluded setting with views to the Island of Davaar. Sitting/dining room with oil ‘coal-effect’ stove and kitchen area. Sleeps 2 people. Click here to check Fisherman's cottage availability and rates.
1108372 In a superb location in a remote highland glen – the setting for television’s 'A Glen for All Seasons' – this old Church of Scotland Manse stands in ¼ acre of secluded gardens, with wonderful views over the valley and surrounding mountains. Completely refurbished and decorated with style, it is perfect for nature lovers and walkers. .. Sleeps 8. Accepts 3 pets. Check Old West Manse availability and rates.
Ardchrishnish cottage On the Isle of Mull in a remote location between Craignure and Iona, Ardchrishnish enjoys uninterrupted views of Loch Scridain. A traditional two storey holiday cottage, it has been lovingly renovated, retaining much of its original charm. The short ferry crossing to Iona to visit the famous abbey is made from Fionnphort which is 8.5 miles away, whilst Tobermory with its colourful 18th century stone houses is approximately 40 miles. Shops, restaurant and pub 2 miles. Sleeps 8; 1 pet accepted. Check Ardchrishnish availability and rates.
Craigenrae Cottage Situated in a peaceful, remote location within the Galloway Forest Park and surrounded by rolling hills, this detached holiday cottage offers a truly relaxing break. Walking and cycling is available directly from the property. Sleeps 7, and accepts 3 pets. Check cottage availability and rates.
1107926 Surrounded by beautiful countryside in the heart of Ayrshire this remote detached cottage, approached by an unmade track, is an ideal holiday retreat for walkers and nature lovers. Two tickets for salmon and trout fishing on the River Ayr are available for guests.Sleeps 2. 2 pets accepted. Check Cottage availability and rates.
1100529 A cosy hideaway on the Orkney Isles, with spectacular sea views in a very remote area, Park, a former croft, is perfectly placed to get away from it all. A simply, yet comfortably furnished holiday cottage, built in 1884 from traditional stone, it stands alone, amidst acres of grass land. Long beaches, the nearest 200 yards, no-one else in sight, and only the lighthouse, birds and seals for company. Sleeps 3, and 2 pets accepted. Check Park Cottage availability and rates.
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In its own peaceful and secluded valley with only sheep and cattle, this detached renovated farmhouse has wonderful views over open countryside. Castle Douglas (8 miles) is a traditional market town with shops specialising in local produce. Many beautiful beaches along the Solway. NT Threave Gardens, 8 miles. Cycling, riding and fishing available. Pub 5 miles. Sleeps 6. Check availability and rates.
Gledfield Mill 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 comfortable accommodation on split levels, with an external entrance to both floors. Standing in its own large and secure south-facing garden and grounds of 4 acres, it has been equipped and furnished to a high standard, and is well placed for exploring Caithness and Sutherland. Sleeps 6-7. Check Gledfield Mill availability and rates.
1108310 Craig Ben Lodge is situated in an outstanding and beautiful area on the Isle of Mull, affording stunning views over the beautiful and tranquil Loch Uisg. In a remote setting, surrounded by wooded glens and rugged mountain peaks, this is one of two spacious and very comfortable properties stand against the magnificent backdrop of Bheinn Creach. The former hunting lodge has 2 acres of walled gardens and natural grounds which reach down to the shore of the loch, of which the property has fabulous views. Sleeps 9. 3 pets accepted. Check Craig Ben Lodge availability and rates.
Kildonan Commanding superb views of Helmsdale River and the surrounding countryside in a wonderfully remote Sutherland location in the far north of Scotland, this detached stone cottage (1880) was formerly the shepherd's home, standing in 2000 sq. metres of enclosed land planted with trees and shrubs. Fully renovated, the cottage is compact, well-maintained and comfortably furnished. Sleeps 4. Check Kildonan availability and rates.
Dundrennan An ideal spot for a truly peaceful 'get-away-from-it-all holiday'. This is a detached stone-built cottage, formerly a small shooting lodge, in a very remote setting admidst the hills approx 1.5 miles up a hill track from the neighbouring property. The cottage is unique having its own water supply from a gravity fed spring in the hills and the charm of having NO ELECTRICITY. (All facilities are powered by gas). Free bank fishing for 1 fly rod on a private trout loch. Nearest shops 6 miles. Sleeps 4. Check cottage availability and rates.
1003520 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 seclusion. Drumnadrochit is 4 miles, Inverness is just 20 miles along the road that follows the shore of Loch Ness. Pets welcome. Property only suitable for customers with own transport. Sleeps 4. Check Glen Urquhart cottage availability and rates.
1107619 This delightful property sits on the quiet north shore of loch Linnhe, just off the scenic road which runs from Fort William to the remote Ardnamurchan Peninsula. In three acres of grounds with private shoreline and slipway, the single storey house is well appointed and comfortably furnished. The deceptively spacious rooms have panoramic views over the loch to the mountains of Glen Coe and Ben Nevis itself. Sleeps 7. Check Treslaig cottage availability and rates.
Daldhu In a wonderfully remote situation amidst Highland hills and moorland, this simple stone shepherd's cottage offers complete peace and seclusion. The single track road meanders 5 miles up the glen beyond the farm and goes on into the next glen. The cottage is simply furnished and quite basic - ideal for outdoor types who want a magnificent remote location. There is NO MAINS ELECTRICITY but a small automatic diesel generator in an outhouse provides basic power for lighting and water heating. Shops 9 miles. There are many places of interest to visit - west to Pitlochry or south to Blairgowrie and Perth. Sleeps 6. Check Daldhu cottage availability and rates.
1108364 With one of the best locations in the area, this spacious and modern property commands stunning panoramic sea and island views. Just 3 miles from Achiltibuie, it lies on the Coigach Peninsula, with excellent walking around coastal paths or to the huge Ben More Coigach – nearly 2500ft and dominating the skyline. 5 bedrooms. Sleeps 9. Up to 3 pets accepted. Check Conival cottage availability and rates.

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