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Holiday Cottages in Scotland for Hillwalkers

Scotland, a land with dramatic landscapes strewn with mountains, valleys, moors, lochs and glens, boasts of some of the finest walks in the world. The best part is that most of these are easily accessible, but don't forget to be appropriately dressed and equipped for any walk - the weather in Scotland can be very changeable!

There are several well established paths, ranging from short trails and gentle strolls to long distance foot paths such as the West Highland Way and the famous Lairig Ghru to choose from. It is little wonder that Scotland has evolved to become a hot favourite amongst all sorts of walkers. For those who are looking for great Hillwalking trails and a perfect stay, we have the best accommodation options available for you. Many of our cottages are ideally located close to the best trails, making them a convenient base for walking.

For serious hillwalkers who enjoy climbing and 'Munro-bagging', we have some ab fab cottages in mountainous terrains, and for gentler strolls for families we have cottages in some of the most picturesque settings near woodlands,lochs and beaches. So hop right in and explore your options.

Holiday Cottages on Skye for Hillwalkers (9)

Our selection of self catering cottages on the Isle of Skye perfect for those hillwalking in the Cuillins.

Self Catering Cottages in Scotland for Hillwalkers

Baltinna East, near Aviemore - Sleeps 2

In a romantic setting amid stunning scenery, made famous by the BBC’s Monarch of the Glen TV series, architect designed log cabins that sleep 2.

  • Price average: 4 nights £326

Glacour Studio Cottage, Muir of Ord - Sleeps 2/3

Converted croft house with studio feel in the lovely Strathconon. Sleeps 2 on one floor

  • Price average: 7 nights £319

Baltinna West, nr Aviemore - Sleeps 2

One of a pair of acrhitect designed log cabins for 2 near Newtonmore. Romantic and secluded.

  • Price average: 4 nights £308

The Dairy House, Glenuig - Sleeps 2

Reached along a tree-lined avenue, this cottage of comfort and character, originally the dairy for the estate, enjoys a secluded setting with its own garden. Entrance porch to modern kitchen/dining room with pine furnishings. Small sitting room with open fire. Double bedroom. Shower room with toilet.

  • Price average: 4 nights £295

Glen Clova Hotel & Luxury Lodges, Cairngorms

Home cooked Scottish Food, Cosy individual rooms, small traditional hotel with fantastic hill views, luxury lodges with private hot tubs, Luxury Lodges with beautiful hill views, plus a walkers bunkhouse.

  • Sleeps: 2+

Highland Holiday Cottages, Cairngorms - Sleeps 2-6

Highland Holiday cottages are located in a quiet and peaceful area,  next to the Cruben Beag and the river Truim; the nearest towns are just a couple of miles away. We have 8 self catering cottages which sleep 2, 4 or 6 people! Perfect for family holidays!

  • Sleeps: 2-6

Cosy Bungalow in Cannich, Glen Affric - sleeps 3

Detached single story cottage situated on working farm west of Cannich in lovely Glen Affric North of Loch Ness. Sleeps three people.

Strathview Cottage, Highlands - Sleeps 4

Abeautiful, two bedroomed cottage sleeping up to 4 situated in a stunning location with panoramic views of mountains.

  • Sleeps: 4

Rocky Mountain View, Camusluinie - Sleeps 4

Wonderful remote location beyond Loch Long in the hills. Perfect for outdoor holidays. Sleeps four in 2 bedrooms. 2 Dogs Welcome. Wifi Available.

  • Price average: 6 nights £369

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.

  • Sleeps: 4

Easter Corrie Holiday Cottages, Cairngorms

Come and stay in the Cairngorms - Scotland's largest National Park - in one of our comfortable and attractive self catering holiday cottages at Easter Corrie.

  • Sleeps: 4-6

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.

  • Sleeps: 6

1 Kinnettas Cottages, Strathpeffer - Sleeps 6

A charming 19th century stone cottage which has been sympathetically renovated, and conveniently located looking over the historic Victorian Spa village of Strathpeffer.

  • Sleeps: 6

Ceo Na Mara Cottage, Kilmelford, By Oban

Ceo Na Mara is a modern, detached Cottage situated in the quiet, delightful village of Kilmelford. All rooms are tastefully furnished and well equipped with all the facilities desired for contemporary living. Large Master Bedroom with en-suite; Two Twin Bedrooms. Sleeps 6.

  • Sleeps: 6

The Byres Cottage, Scottish Borders - Sleeps 14

The Byres is a stylishly converted 19th century farmhouse steading next to the River Ettrick and surrounded by the scenic Scottish Borders countryside. Six large bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 14

Lomond View Cottage, Loch Lomond - Sleeps 4

Little single storey property with beautiful interior. 1 x double and 1 x twin, conservatory and excellent finish. Lovely position with great views
  • Price average: 4 nights £258

Carefree Holiday Cottages, Glencoe

Situated in and around Glencoe, the most famous and scenic glen in the Scottish Highlands, all our self catering cottages, chalets and lodges provide the very best of holiday accommodation.

Glencoe Cottage, Glen Nevis - Sleeps 4-6

Situated at the foot of Glen Nevis, these semi-detached holiday cottages offer a very good standard of accommodation and are in an ideal location for touring the Highlands. Fort William, known as the ...
  • Price average: 4 nights £232

Holiday Apartment, nr Gairloch - Sleeps 6

With lovely views over the sea to the Torridon Mountains, this lovely new first floor apartment is just 1/2 mile from the beach in an area which boast some of the most beautiful scenery on the west ....
  • Price average: 5 nights £310

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

Speybridge, nr Grantown On Spey, - Sleeps 8

This modern, detached family holiday home is surrounded by wonderful views. The interior is welcoming, well laid out and extremely cosy with full oil central heating and double glazing with a wood-burning ...
  • Price average: 5 nights £623

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

The Barn at the Bakery, Moniaive - Sleeps 2

Situated in the charming village of Moniaive, this spacious semi- detached, single storey holiday property, adjacent to the owners house, is located close to the Galloway Forest and the Southern Upland Way...
  • Price average: 5 nights £259

Upper Stronaba Cottage, nr Spean Bridge - Sleeps 5

With spectacular uninterrupted views across to the Nevis mountain range, this detached croft bungalow enjoys a quiet position standing in a small enclosed grassed area with garden furniture where ....
  • Price average: 6 nights £426

The Willows, Glencoe - Sleeps 4/6

In the heart of Glencoe, an area of outstanding beauty and steeped in history, this detached, single-storey lodge makes an ideal holiday base. Close to Fort William, and surrounded by stunning lochs and ma...
  • Price average: 7 nights £538

The Coach House, Dulnain Bridge, Sleeps 2

The Coach House, set in the grounds of the Edwardian Auchendean Lodge, is furnished to a very high standard, and a wonderful holiday base. The apartment shares unbeatable views of Strathspey, from the doub...
  • Price average: 7 nights £401

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

The Old Smiddy, nr Loch Maree - Sleeps 3

Semi-detached character cottage located in a small friendly hamlet amidst spectacular scenery, 1 mile from Loch Maree and 12 miles from the majestic Torridon Mountains with the Ben Eighe Nature Reserve and...
  • Price average: 4 nights £237

Dairy Cottage nr Fort William - Sleeps 4

Enjoying a peaceful woodland setting, in a hamlet adjacent to the River Lundy and Leanachan Forest. This charming holiday cottage has been tastefully renovated to a very good standard. Ideally situated for...
  • Price average: 5 nights £276

Glenshee Cottage, Perthshire - Sleeps 6

In the heart of Glenshee, the glen of the fairies, this traditional 19th Century croft house is peacefully situated amidst the rugged and spectacular scenery of Highland Perthshire. It is ideally ....
  • Price average: 7 nights £439

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

Drumbeg Bungalow, Sutherland - Sleeps 6

Beautifully situated in a quiet valley on the edge of a picturesque coastal village, this detached bungalow enjoys open views west to the loch where the sunsets are truly magnificent. The bright ....
  • Price average: 6 nights £453

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £488

MacKenzie Cottage, Ballachulish - Sleeps 2

Situated in the village of Ballachulish, just 1 mile from historic Glencoe, this semi-detached property offers an ideal holiday base from which to explore Argyll and the Highlands. The area is surrounded b...
  • Price average: 7 nights £391

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...
  • Price average: 4 nights £259

Boghead Cottage, Royal Deeside - Sleeps 2

Nestling in the heart of Royal Deeside, this detached holiday cottage has been converted from an old steading (built with the original stone) and enjoys magnificent views of Deeside and Mount Keen. Views o...
  • Price average: 5 nights £287

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

The Kennels Holiday Cottage, The Trossachs - Sleeps 2

On a secluded estate at the heart of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.
  • Price average: 4 nights £203

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...
  • Price average: 7 nights £533

Tigh A Cnuic, nr Kyle of Lochalsh - Sleeps 2

Set amidst spectacular unspoilt rugged grandeur on the Sound of Sleat is Glenelg village, 9 miles from the A87 over the scenic mountain road of Mam Ratagan. This cosy detached holiday cottage makes a comfo...
  • Price average: 7 nights £464

Scotland, a land with dramatic landscapes strewn with mountains, valleys, moors, lochs and glens, boasts of some of the finest walks in the world. The best part is that most of these are easily accessible, but don't forget to be appropriately dressed and equipped for any walk - the weather in Scotland can be very changeable!

There are several well established paths, ranging from short trails and gentle strolls to long distance foot paths such as the West Highland Way and the famous Lairig Ghru to choose from. It is little wonder that Scotland has evolved to become a hot favourite amongst all sorts of walkers. For those who are looking for great Hillwalking trails and a perfect stay, we have the best accommodation options available for you. Many of our cottages are ideally located close to the best trails, making them a convenient base for walking.

For serious hillwalkers who enjoy climbing and 'Munro-bagging', we have some ab fab cottages in mountainous terrains, and for gentler strolls for families we have cottages in some of the most picturesque settings near woodlands,lochs and beaches. So hop right in and explore your options.

Self Catering Properties in Scotland