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Self Catering Cottages in Scotland

Scotland offers a fabulous verity of self catering holidays set in some of the most breathtaking scenery to be found in the British Isles. From modern holiday apartments in the vibrant cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen, to quaint cottages for rent in the Highlands and Islands, Scotland has it all.

Self catering cottages and apartments for rent in the Orkney and Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK (Photo: Wikipedia - Dbachmann)Orkney & Shetland Islands The rocky crags and hills of Shetland are ideal for nature lovers with numerous wildlife reserves. Orkney also has excellent wildlife, as well as being a rich archaeological site and a great holiday destination for sports enthusiasts with diving, sailing cycling and even golf.

 
 

Self catering cottages and apartments for rent in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK (Photo: ©VisitBritain / Britain on View)Outer Hebrides The Outer Hebrides or Western Isles offer some quite dramatic scenery with windswept sandy beaches, heather covered mountains, rough farmland and peat bogs. With only a few of the two hundred islands inhabited, the Outer Hebrides is ideal for those wanting to get away from it all.

Self catering cottages and apartments for rent in the Scottish Highlands and Isle of Skye, UK (Photo: ©VisitBritain / Britain on View)Highlands / Skye The Highlands and Skye are popular for self catering as for many the region is quintessentially Scottish. Breathtaking scenery, wild open spaces, majestic mountains and deep dark lochs combine to create awe-inspiring landscapes like the Cairngorms National Park, Glen Coe and Ben Nevis.

Self catering cottages and apartments for rent in Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Scotland, UK (Photo: Wikipedia - Finlay McWalter)Stirling / Trossachs Stirling, the ancient capital of Scotland with its great castle, exudes history. It's an excellent self catering base to explore the Loch Lomond, the largest inland water in Britain, and the spectacular rivers, mountains, scenery and wildlife of The Trossachs National Park in the heartland of Scotland.

Self catering cottages and apartments for rent in the Grampian Mountains and Aberdeen, Scotland, UK (Photo: ©VisitBritain / Britain on View)Grampians The vast windswept Grampian mountain range drops down to miles of unspoiled coastline, empty beaches and picturesque fishing villages. Aberdeen, Scotland's third largest city combines the traditional Scotland of the past with modern shops, excellent restaurants and a vibrant nightlife.

Self catering cottages and apartments for rent in the West Coast of Scotland and the Isles, UK (Photo: ©VisitBritain / Dennis Hardley)West Scotland The West Coast of the Inner Hebrides and Argyll and Bute offer tranquillity and extraordinary landscapes from craggy, heather-covered moorland to secluded sandy beaches. Island retreats like Oban, Mull, Jura, Colonsay, Kintyre and Islay provide a haven for secluded self catering holidays.

Self catering cottages and apartments for rent in Southwest Scotland and Arran, UK (Photo: ©VisitBritain / Dennis Hardley)SW Scotland Ayrshire, Dumfries, Galloway and Arran has unspoilt natural beauty and tranquillity with a host of award winning attractions from world-class championship golf courses, ancient castles, country parks and the Galloway Forest, making Southwest Scotland a magnet for self catering holidays.

Self catering cottages and apartments for rent in Glasgow and the Clyde Valley, Scotland, UK (Photo: Wikipedia - Ross Goodman)Clyde Valley Glasgow is a vibrant city with impressive architecture, a world-class arts scene, great shopping and a lively nightlife. The rolling hills of the surrounding Clyde Valley offer some exceptional scenery and remarkable places, like the New Lanark World Heritage Site, Paisley, Hamilton and Biggar.

Self catering cottages and apartments for rent in Southeast Scotland and Edinburgh, UK (Photo: ©VisitBritain / Britain on View)SE Scotland Edinburgh, with its imposing castle and grand architecture, is Scotland's capital. The Lothians and Scottish Boarders also offer some magnificent scenery of hills, valleys, beaches, rivers, friendly towns and quaint villages ideal for self catering holidays, golfing, walking and fishing.

 

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