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  2. Forest-in-Teesdale
Chapel on the Hill

The Chapel on the Hill is a boutique conversion of a Methodist Chapel close to Middleton-in-Teesdale. It occupies a stunning position with beautiful views across Upper Teesdale close to the Pennine Way and the famous High Force Waterfall.

$270 per night
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  2. Tomatin
Tomatin House, Scottish Highlands - exclusive use

Tomatin House is a comfortable family home on the banks of the River Findhorn, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. It provides the perfect holiday setting for families (with children), groups of friends and sporting enthusiasts. Situated just 20 minutes drive from Inverness, Tomatin House is equally close to Cairngorm National Park. This area is ideal to enjoy summer and winter sports - cycling, fishing, golf, water sports, hill walking and skiing. There is a tennis court in the grounds.

$564 per night
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  2. Brig o'Turk
Unique Scottish Country House Trossachs,Callander

Dundarroch is an exceptional Scottish country home. Located at Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park & within close distance of Byre Inn pub. Placed between Loch Venachar & Ackray it benefits from a privileged position within in the heart of Scotland. Situated between wild woodland & matured gardens with incredible views of Ben Venue & other Munros. Located on private road within the park walking/cycling route. It offers immense amount of walks, visiting trips & fishing. Boarded by 2 rivers.

$676 per night

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Vacation rentals in Scotland

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  1. Tiny home
  2. Drimnin
Unique and Secluded AirShip with Breathtaking Highland Views
$201 per night
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  2. Aberdeenshire
The Shepherdess's Bothy (dog friendly - 1 dog max)
$141 per night
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  2. Newburgh
The Beekeeper's Bothy
$141 per night
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  2. Crieff
Secluded hillside cottage, ideal romantic hideaway
$260 per night
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  2. Milltown of Rothiemay
MidPark A-FrameCabin, with Hot Tub, Mayen Estate
$203 per night
  1. Tiny home
  2. Inverness
Go Hot Tub Glamping minutes from Inverness
$137 per night
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  2. Highland Council
Highland Lochside Lodge Beautiful Great Glen Views
$166 per night
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  2. Port of Menteith
A magical off grid experience at The Bothy
$248 per night
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  2. Drumnadrochit
Luxury Croft overlooking Loch Ness & Urquhart Bay
$133 per night
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  2. Dollarbeg
9 The Mansion House, Dollarbeg
$137 per night
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  2. Highland
The Cabin With a View
$138 per night
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  2. Dumfries and Galloway
The Sea Cubby, Private Holiday Lodge, Portling.
$152 per night

Holiday house rentals in Scotland

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  2. Angus Council
Macduff Tower - UK30766 (UK30766)
$157 per night
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  2. Aviemore
Spectacular Modern House
$322 per night
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  2. Cumbria
New 2 Bedroom Barn conversion in the Eden Valley
$125 per night
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  2. Kinloch Rannoch
EAST LODGE
$213 per night
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  2. Highland
Spacious Peaceful Highland Retreat
$217 per night
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  2. Aghadowey
An idyllic superior 4 bedroom detached house
$65 per night
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  2. Cuil, Uig
One Mill Lands
$539 per night
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  2. Aviemore
Oak-wood
$203 per night
  1. Private room
  2. Northumberland
Luxurious guest suite - Country House
$150 per night
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  2. Cove
Knockderry Lodge Private 5★Luxury House w/hot tub
$716 per night
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  2. Rhu
Aros Rhu - Private Luxury Retreat With Loch Views
$562 per night
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  2. Peebles
Glenternie House Double Bed
$81 per night

Cottage rentals in Scotland

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  2. Edinburgh
16th Century Dovecot Cottage in Private Garden.
$208 per night
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  2. Alston
Snope Cottage
$133 per night
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  2. Stronachlachar
Lochside Cottage
$358 per night
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  2. Temple Sowerby
Rose Lea Cottage Eden Valley & The Lake District
$150 per night
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  2. Portree
stoirm - a tranquil rural hideaway
$380 per night
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  2. Highland Council
Charming Black Isle cottage, 5 minutes off NC500
$188 per night
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  2. Northumberland
A beautiful Northumbrian Stone House with Gardens.
$188 per night
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  2. Newcastleton
Cottage, Scottish Borders, Dog Friendly, Cosy
$121 per night
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  2. Braco
Charming, converted steading with stunning views
$201 per night
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  2. Dumfries and Galloway
Kirtle - Luxury boutique one bed room cottage
$176 per night
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  2. Perth and Kinross
Blackhill Cottage, Near Bankfoot, Perthshire
$133 per night
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  2. Perth and Kinross
Sadhana Bothy Retreat, Rannoch
$87 per night

Your guide to Scotland

Welcome to Scotland

Every corner of Scotland seems to have a dramatic story to tell: This is an ancient landscape marked by crumbling castles, green hillsides where clans once battled, and, of course, deep lochs said to hide at least one mythical monster. The northernmost country in the United Kingdom claims rugged mountains, craggy shores, and cities that look like medieval fantasies. Yes, you’ll probably notice a few kilted street performers puffing on bagpipes as you explore heritage sites like Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, the historic heart of the regal capital. But there’s a lot more to this proud nation than its most visible clichés.

In the Lowlands, the majority of the Scottish population resides in Edinburgh and Glasgow, the largest city. Together they form an area known as the Central Belt. Where Edinburgh delivers on Scottish landmarks and grandeur, Glasgow gives you counterculture hot spots. As you move into the Highlands, some of Scotland’s most romanticized vistas come into view, with villages wedged into narrow valleys and towering mountains like Ben Nevis reaching monumental heights. As you explore the mysterious ruins, misty islands, and sprawling national parks, you’ll find Scotland retains some of Western Europe’s wildest and most remote places.


How do I get around Scotland?

The main airports in Scotland are both in the Lowlands: Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Glasgow International Airport (GLA). The main air hub in the Highlands is Inverness Airport (INV) in Inverness. Flying between Scotland’s major and regional airports is, of course, the quickest way to get around. But the comprehensive rail network — locally operating as ScotRail — is a far more scenic and sustainable way to go. While many tour companies offer guided coach trips through the major outdoor sites, you’ll want a car to explore wild places such as Cairngorms National Park and the many miles of twisty highways through the most northern reaches.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Scotland?

Scotland is a country known for its internationally famous festivals, culminating in August with the Edinburgh International Festival and Edinburgh Festival Fringe taking over the capital for a month of performances and events. Summer is also the warmest and driest season, when Scotland’s northerly position makes for long, sunny evenings and a festive vibe wherever you go. Crowds are noticeably thinner in spring and early fall, when you can experience the major cities and tourist sites more like a local. Winter gets unrelenting rain and occasional snow, but you’ll still find plenty of cozy indoor hubs, historical and otherwise, where you can stay warm.


What are the top things to do in Scotland?

Glasgow’s West End

Glasgow’s fashionable and leafy West End comprises several low-key neighborhoods filled with art museums and galleries, locally owned shops, and some of the most celebrated Scottish restaurants. Take a gander at Argyle Street or duck in cobbled Ashton Lane to get the pulse of Glasgow’s resurgence as a cultural epicenter. This is also home to one of the city’s favorite greenspaces, Kelvingrove Park, where you’re treated to views of the iconic gothic architecture of Glasgow University.

Eilean Donan Castle

Cross a stone bridge to a tiny tidal island, where several castles have stood guard since the 13th century. In the early 20th century, reconstruction efforts turned the foreboding ruins into one of the most photographed landmarks in Scotland. Its scenic position at the meeting point of several sea lochs makes Eilean Donan Castle alone worth the detour to the Western Highlands to witness the sight for yourself. It’s a popular stop on the way to the nearby Isle of Skye, a magical place with several of its own photogenic castles as well as the iconic Fairy Pools, a series of waterfalls in the Glen Brittle forest.

North Coast 500

From Inverness, take one of Scotland’s most scenic drives along the narrow, twisting roads looping through the lesser-traveled North Highlands. The 516-mile (830-km) trip, designated as a touring route in 2015, passes some of the United Kingdom’s most remote fishing villages and harbor towns. You’ll see barren beaches, jagged coastal cliffs, and islands just offshore. While you could drive the North Coast 500 in a day, take a slower roll and give yourself several days to sightsee castles, trek natural trails, and maybe even spot the Northern Lights here at the tip of Great Britain.