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March 18th, 2019

Argyll Getaway

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Large holiday house to rent near Tarbert If you are looking for a great location for a getaway with a large group of friends or family Coalfin House, Skipness could be just the place. Sleeping 11, the house is perfectly situated for anyone looking for an escape from the hectic pace of everyday life. With spectacular views over Skipness Bay and towards the Isle of Arran, Coalfin the ideal base for a holiday full of fun and relaxation. Cycle half a mile along the quiet road to the beach, play golf, go fishing, walking or bird watching. Take a ferry to Arran, Islay or Gigha and take a distillery tour (or two). Visit the local town of Tarbert and spend time enjoying the local speciality which is seafood. There are lots of pubs and other places to eat to choose from. Take a day trip and drive down to Mull of Kintyre, made famous by Paul McCartney and his band Wings. Mull of Kintyre is the southernmost tip of the Kintyre Peninsula. On a calm, clear day the Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland can be seen in the distance. Mull of Kintyre lighthouse was the second lighthouse to be commissioned in Scotland and was built in 1788. In the winter, evenings at Coalfin can be spent relaxing in front of the cosy open fire. In the summer the view over to Arran can be enjoyed until 11pm. Find out more about Coalfin now and book a holiday that will be remembered for its stunning scenery,…

Beautiful Scottish location Bluebell Croft in Argyll on the West Coast of Scotland has two holiday properties. Honeysuckle House sleeps 8 and the adjoining Rose Cottage sleeps 4. Together they offer the ideal accommodation for a large gathering of friends and/or family. From £25 per person per night including hot tub and spectacular views Set in spectacular surroundings the two houses share what the Sunday Times described as ‘The best sited hot tub in Europe’. Both houses are well equipped with Honeysuckle House having a large enough sitting room and table for everyone to join together for meals and social occasions. Upgrades for 2019 include a new wet room in Honeysuckle House and new path and patio for Rose Cottage. There is no shortage of thing to do in the area. If you fancy a bit of island hopping, take a day trip to the small isles of Muck, Rhum and Eigg where there are near daily sitings of whales, dolphins and porpoises. Alternatively cycling, walking, fishing, kayaking, trips to deserted beaches and even skiing (in the winter) are all right on your doorstep. Find out more about this wonderful holiday destination and start planning your trip today: Bluebell Croft #scotland #scozia #ecosse #schottland #schotland #friends #family #friendsandfamily #vacation #holiday #selfcatering #whales #dolphins #scottishislands #argyll #cycling #walking #fishing #goldenbeaches #seaside #skiing #nevisrange #glencoe #isleofmull #muck #rhum #eigg #highlandsandislands #scottishhighlands #largeholidayhouse

A little piece of the Orient in Central Scotland Cowden Garden is a stunning Japanese garden near Dollar which has recently been restored. Originally built in the early 20th Century by Ella Christie a Scottish adventurer, it was designed by a Japanese garden designer, Taki Handa, who originally studied at the Royal School of Garden Design at Nagoya. The garden is a tranquil combination of paths and walkways weaving their way through trees and shrubs which are planted around a central lake. Nearby Arndean Estate has two cottages which offer the perfect accommodation for your visit to Cowden Garden. Recently decorated and with new heating systems Blashie Cottage and Ochil Cottage are the ideal self-catering holiday properties. As well as being near the garden, the cottages are in a perfect location for visiting a whole host of attractions across the central belt. From Edinburgh and Glasgow to The Trossachs and Loch Lomond. Why not book your stay in one of these idyllic holiday homes today. #garden #family #friends #familyandfriends #holidaycottage #vacation #holiday #2019 #edinburgh #glasgow #japan #ecosse #schotland #schottland #scotlandsgardens #garden #bonsai #trees #shrubs #lake #bridge

An adventure for all the family A holiday house where the only neighbours are birds, otters and dolphins What could be more exciting than arriving on your own private island by speed boat for a family holiday? Pack your wetsuits, buckets and spades and unwind in this Scottish island paradise. Torsa Island Farmhouse sleeps 6 and the boat, which is included in the rental, can be used to explore the hidden coves and beaches around the shore. Without reinventing the wheel the best way of getting a true feeling for how spectacular this holiday home is is to read the reviews. #privateisland #scotland #torsa #otters #dolphins #selfcatering #birds #birdwatching #selfcatering #family #children #speedboat #vacation #holiday #islandretreat #ecosse #schottland #schotland #scozia # escosia #2019 #

January 2nd, 2019

Love is in the Air

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40% of all engagements take place between Christmas Eve and Valentine’s Day. In the New Year while brides and grooms turn their attention to the wedding and honeymoon, their friends start planning their stag and hen parties. If you are looking for a peaceful getaway rather than a wild week abroad then Which Cottage has some perfect large holiday houses. Dumcrieff House which sleeps 18 can be taken partly or fully catered or on a self catering basis. There are a host of activities which can be provided on estate grounds by fully qualified instructors. These activities must be booked in advance and include laser quest, kayaking, archery and Mini Highland Games Events. Croquet can set up on the front lawn during the summer months. Alternatively you may wish to just put your feet up and watch a movie, take a gentle walk through the estate grounds, breathe the fresh air and enjoy the privacy, peace and tranquillity. #engaged #engaged2019 #henweekend #stagweekend #scotland #countryliving #countrylife #finedining #croquet #laserquest #kayaking #archery #highlandgames #wedding #brideandgroom #loveisintheair

Self-catering getaway for two. The settlement of Achintraid lies in one of the most beautiful areas of the West Coast Highlands of Scotland less than two hours from Inverness Airport. Three holiday homes nestle on the shore of Loch Kishorn, Ardoch Bothy, Gracie’s Cottage and The Meeting House which is new for 2019. The Meeting House offers cosy open plan accommodation for two with beautiful views in an idyllic setting. From all three properties you can walk for miles and not see anyone else all day, once you get into the hills or out on the coastal paths. No matter what your interests there is something for everyone who is looking for a holiday enjoying the great outdoors. From walking and climbing to sailing and fishing, painting and photography to watching the wildlife. Slightly further afield, take a day trip to the Isle of Skye or the beautiful National Trust gardens at Inverewe. #scotland #highlands #walking #climbing #cycling #sailing #fishing #photography #painting #drawing #selfcatering  

October 19th, 2018

Special Offers

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Check out our latest offers   LUXURY HOT TUB SPECIAL OFFER Jan 19-31st 2019 10% off any stay of three nights or more, bottle of fizz, luxury robes and rose petels on the bed on arrival. Hot tub on at 40 degrees, total privacy, infra red sauna and large romantic superking antique canopy bed with floor to ceilings glass views of the forest. 19 Jan 2019 – 31 Jan 2019 Was £295 per night per co Now £265.50 per night per Knoydart Hide, Inverie, Knoydart By Mallaig, Invernessshire https://www.scotland-holiday-cottage.com/highlands/nearmallaig.htm   20 Oct 2018 – 27 Oct 2018 Was £530 Now £480 The Haven, Kirkton of Balmerino, Newport on Tay, Fife https://www.scotland-holiday-cottage.com/fife/fifeletting.htm   School holiday offer 29 Sep 2018 – 27 Oct 2018 Was £650.00 Now £550.00 Tulachbeag, Achnandarrach, Plockton, Ross-shire https://www.scotland-holiday-cottage.com/highlands/plocktonsleeps6.htm   Treat yourself to a luxury escape in the Turret, with stunning sea views and stylish contemporary interiors, located in a Victorian mansion house on the outskirts of Oban. Sleeps maximum 4 adults (2 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms). Short breaks available (minimum 4 nights) 29 Sep 2018 – 13 Oct 2018 Was £770 Now £700 The Turret, Flat F, Kilbowie House, Gallanach Road, Oban https://www.scotland-holiday-cottage.com/argyll/argyllaccom.htm   £75 a week discount for October 29 Sep 2018 – 27 Oct 2018 Was £425 Now £350 Strathglass Cottage, Struy, By Beauly, Inverness-shire https://www.scotland-holiday-cottage.com/highlands/strathglass.htm   **STARGAZERS One night luxury stay 18th Dec (our last remaining date in 2018).Early check in of 1 pm, bottle of bubbles on arrival, use of luxury robes and rose petals on the…

October 18th, 2018

Edinburgh City Break

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The perfect destination for a short break Edinburgh, a vibrant city with no end of things to do and see Start your day with an open top bus tour. Hop on and off as and when you like. Admire the architecture of both the New Town and the Old Town. Visit Holyrood Palace or Dynamic Earth. Walk down the Royal Mile. Watch the comings and goings on Princes Street from the Camera Obscura. Your only problem will be fitting all the things you would like to do into the time you have. At the end of the day what could be better than to retreat to the tranquil haven of a cottage set in a one acre garden. Claremont Cottage Stables is comfortable, well equipped self catering holiday property in a secluded setting just ten minutes from the city centre. Buses run in and out of the city every ten minutes 200m from the cottage so there is no need to worry about where to park. #edinburgh #newtown #oldtown #holyroodpalace # dynamicearth # edinburghcastle # edinburghairport # selfcatering # vacation # holiday #citybreak #holidayaccommodation #holidaycottage #garden #gardens #cottage #stables #leith #haven #businesstravel #travel #scotland #visitscotland #highlands #lochs #glens #mountains

October 17th, 2018

Finlaystone Barns

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Ideal self-catering accommodation for exploring Glasgow and the surrounding countryside   Finlaystone Estate overlooks the Clyde Estuary and is the perfect base for anyone who wants to enjoy the combination of both city and country. Finlaystone Barns are fully equipped holiday homes that sit within ten acres of formal garden and extensive woodland but are also within easy reach of Glasgow city centre with its many attractions. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Botanic Gardens, the Riverside Museum and The Lighthouse visitor centre to name just a few. Further afield but still within easy reach explore the shores of Loch Lomond and the wander around the UNCESCO World Heritage Site of New Lanark. For family fun visit Braehead which offers everything from ten pin bowling to climbing and even skiing and snowboarding. Book your stay at Finlaystone Barns today and experience the wonders of the Clyde Valley and Glasgow. #clydevalley #glasgow #golf #lochlomond #gleneagles #kelvingroveartgalleryandmuseum #kelvingrovemuseum #botanicgardens #burrellcollection #macintosh #lochlomond #braehead #xscape #newlanark #thelighthouse #city #trees #gardens #countryside #lochs #mountains #glens #halfterm #familyholiday #friendsandfamily #countryliving #family #children #friends

September 29th, 2018

Munro Bagging

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Holiday in the Scottish Highlands If you have enjoyed bagging a munro or two this year why not get plans in place for next year by booking Strathglass Cottage near Beauly as the base for your next adventure.  With 13 munros nearby this well equipped holiday cottage is in the perfect location for anyone who loves the great outdoors. The choice of things to do isn’t just limited to bagging munros.  From hill walking, cycling, canoeing and fishing to golf, distillery visits and seeing the sights of Inverness and Loch Ness there is just so much to do in this area.  Who knows, you might even see Nessie! Just under 30 miles from Inverness airport, Beauly offers a good range of amenities including shops and restaurants. Find out more about Strathglass Cottage and book your 2019 holiday today. #munrobagging #munros #cycling #walking #cyclingholiday #walkingholiday #inverness #highlands #fishing #lochness #inverness #highlands #beauly #2019 #scotland #scottishhighlands