The diverse habitat provides home to deer, dolphins, whales, golden eagles, ospreys, sea eagles, and plenty of rare birds and plants - the Highlands of Scotland is a bird-watchers paradise. From Oban you can reach many of the Scottish Islands - where a unique and unforgettable holiday experience can be found, with some of the clearest sea water, sandy beaches and rugged coastlines.
We have really stayed in these fantastic holiday houses, some of Scotland’s finest, So if you are looking to escape and recharge and why not take a look at our hand-picked selection. The boathouse is a luxury lochside escape sleeping four with panoramic views on the shores of Loch Awe, Scotland’s longest freshwater loch.This stylish two-bedroom boathouse has fantastic state-of-the-art facilities and breathtaking loch views.
Often you will have the beaches to yourself and the more remote you are staying the less likely you are to see anyone! Whether you want a cottage near the mountains or one near the sea - and there is plenty of coastline and Island holiday homes â it's very much down to individual choice. The Highlands are beautiful in every season, and a secluded holiday cottage here will give you the opportunity to explore this fantastic, remote part of Scotland. Discover our independent selection of remote Highland holiday cottages to rent. The stunning landscape is idyllic with lochs, glens, rivers, moorland and mountains. You can visit on a day trip or rent a cottage close by. Fantastic refurbished former croft house, in the wilds of Ardnamurchan close to sandy beaches and the Ardnamurchan Lighthouse. Discover our independent selection of remote Highland holiday cottages to rent.
The Highland region is also served by trains from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness and it is easy to rent a car. Aside from the city of Inverness and one of the most famous locations in the UK, John o' Groats (as the most northern point on mainland Great Britain), there are many famous names such as Wick, Durness, Skye, Aviemore, Nairn, Fort William, Gairloch, Ullapool, Dingwall and Invergordon. Highland Games occur all over Scotland in the summer, and if you are staying in a Highland holiday cottage then check if there are any happening during your holiday.
The area is famous for the car touring route The north coast 500. If you are looking for that true wilderness, get away from it all, experience, we have a selection of properties that fit the bill. The Highlands of Scotland are the perfect location for an isolated holiday cottage - this is a remote and very beautiful part of the UK.
Tastefully refurbished with wooden floors, quality furnishings and art inspired by the beauty and history of this wonderful area, it’s the perfect place for romantic retreats and family escapes.The house sleeps five and is dog friendly, with one double bedroom and one twin bedroom full of really nice wooden furniture plus a single futon. And the 'Jacobite' Fort William to Mallaig 84-mile round-trip rail journey is said to be the greatest railway journey in the world. With the usual rules of booking early to ensure you reserve the best holiday cottage suitable to your needs (or take your chance for a last minute deal), you'll find a great selection of remote and isolated cottages but also less rural holiday homes throughout this expansive region. The Scottish highlands has a wealth of self catering cottages, houses, lodges and castles to rent - we only feature luxury holiday cottages on our site but there is plenty of other accommodation in the area, including luxury hotels and bed and breakfasts.
It's certainly no more difficult than any other region in the UK to get to, but do bear in mind relative distances. The Highlands refers to Scotland that is north-west of what is known as the Highland Boundary Fault.
And northwest of there youâll find the equally famous Loch Ness (deepest seawater loch in the world) where you can indulge in a bit of monster hunting! Also try to catch a traditional ceilidh and hear traditional Scottish music.
It’s set within an acre of private garden looking across the western edge of the Ardnamurchan Ring Dyke (former volcano!). Add in John oâ Groats, the ski resort of Aviemore, the wonderful Moray Firth and the Isle of Skye, and you'll soon find you'll run out of days! Castle visiting, historic buildings, whisky tasting, Gin distilleries are aside from the multiple outdoor activities and sporting opportunities.
This is a very special place, well off the beaten track and home to huge array of wildlife. There is wonderful mountain climbing and hill-walking, as well as great golf courses, and world-class salmon and trout fishing. Well, aside from wonderful scenery and certainly plenty of mountains, the most famous of them all, Ben Nevis is located in the south of the region.
Scotland has some of the most remote areas in the UK where you can find the perfect holiday cottage for a secluded holiday. Caorann is located on the Rahoy Estate is a fantastic base for discovering the wild and unspoilt area.