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touring in scotland

touring in scotland

When people rent holiday cottages, it’s not all about features!

Yes hot tubs and log fires are highly desirable – but it’s also about ‘what’s on locally‘ and owners are encouraged to give their top tips and favorite places to visit and things to do in the area.  There is no better advocate for an area than someone who knows it well.

In Scotland, Highland games, wildlife parks, Lochs and rivers for fishing, bird watching – elusive and endangered species, gardens to visit, golf courses, touring routes, mountains to climb, local markets, distilleries etc… let us know all about it and we will publish top holiday tips with every property.

It is important to promote your region and all that it offers. Every happy visitor will tell people about the area and the exciting things that they did on holiday, so owners need to ensure that they have the best time.

Let us know yours!

butterfly world

butterfly world

Drummond castle gardens

Drummond castle gardens

white sandy beaches

white sandy beaches

White sandy beaches – one of the most unspoilt and remote parts of Scotland, that could be mistaken on a sunny day for the Caribbean 🙂

Romantic thatached cottage for 2

Romantic thatched cottage for 2

Save the long distance flight and rent a beautifully restored Hebridean cottage on the lovely island of South Uist.  Almost fully booked April – September 2018 already, so be quick!

One week in April and one week in August with availability – this holiday home promises romance, sandy white beaches and remoteness. The Western Isles are famous for hill walking, cycling, fishing, wildlife and birdwatching – golden eagles, seals and dolphins are frequently spotted.

Rent this holiday cottage direct with the owner – no commission to pay! Follow the link and your enquiry will go direct to the owner.


Pet friendly cottages

Pet friendly cottages

Do you want to take your dog on holiday with you – who could say no to these four legged friends?

In common with most self-catering holiday cottages, many owners ask that pets are not left unattended in the property for any length of time.

dogs life!

It’s a dogs life!

A staycation in England is  very popular as people want to spend time with their pets and going away without them means expensive boarding kennels. Most properties    that welcome pets will advertise this service along with if they have a secure garden. They will all vary but new and exciting walks will await.

Taking a dog abroad can also have its challenges even now that Micro chips and  pet passports have become common place! To travel to dog-friendly accommodation in  Scotland , England, and Wales , there is road transport links, but to get to Ireland

you will need to get a ferry. Don’t be put off – many people travel with dogs and more holiday cottages welcome them than don’t. Some property owners specify 1 or 2 dogs, so e welcome other animals such as cats, house rabbits and birds, others are more specific.  People who wish to take their horse on holiday can enjoy riding different terrains – near the beach or wonderful countryside hacks.



Whatever you have decided to give up for Lent, one thing is for certain it won’t be holidays!

So, when you need a distraction to keep you away from the chocolate or wine why not look at the wide range of accommodation on our website and book your next getaway.

Our newest property is Cladach in Buckie, Moray.

 Situated in The Yardie, a conservation area within the town, Cladach is a beach house with spectacular sea views. A new build property that sleeps 4, this well equipped property is literally a stones throw from the beach.


No matter what you like doing to relax, you will find it here:

• Walk the Moray Coastal Trail which runs from Findhorn to Cullen
• Visit distilleries on the Malt Whisky Trail
• Take boat trips from Buckie for dolphin spotting
• Enjoy bird watching
• Go fishing
• Discover cycle routes
• Play golf

Follow the link below to find out more about this spectacular holiday home:


To explore our full range of properties choose https://www.scotland-holiday-cottage.com/scotland-map.php



Tea gardens of Scotland

Tea gardens of Scotland

Scottish tea – being grown for the first time from seed in Scotland!

Scottish tea

Scottish tea growing !

You don’t even need to be able to read – you can listen to the Scottish tea story on film.

Tea plantations in Perthshire, Angus and Fife, a tourist trail and tea tasting in the making.

Restoration of walled gardens, and small micro tea plantations – unique stories and interesting people.

Accommodation available on the trail, weekend immersion in tea experiences available – tailor made for bespoke groups.

Find accommodation from our map of Scotland and plan this wonderful holiday activity to learn about the worlds second ‘most drunk’ drink – after water!

Scottish tea tasting

Scottish tea tasting

garden room / extra space

Garden room / extra space

Any way way to improve your holiday cottage is to add extra space!




A ‘sitouterie’, ‘logia’ , ‘covered patio’ or extra covered garden area for dining outside can add a magical element to a self-catering holiday home. It gives flexibility for places to sit, the ability to be ‘outside’ even when the weather is not so good.

Perthshire based – The Shed Company can build you extra space.

Happy to recommend this company.

View example garden rooms / extra space

Classic car hire

Driving an open top car in Scotland

Staying in Perthshire and love classic cars?

Love classic cars and want to stay in Scotland? – we have the accommodation for you at:  Holiday cottages in Scotland

We have the festival for you at Scone Palace, Perthshire  on 21st and 22nd April 2018

Classic car festival in Scotland

Why not hire a classic car for the weekend to go to the event? MG rental in Perthshire



highland view form self-catering holiday cottage

3 night Midweek stay January and February

03 Jan 2018 – 28 Feb 2018

Was £235 Now £195

Fairness Cottage, Comrie, Perthshire

Holiday cottage in Comrie


tennis court in Perthshire

Friday – friday offer – 02 March – 09 March Discount £100 off for 4 guests Will apply to 2 person price too!

02 Mar 2018 – 09 Mar 2018

Was 590 Now 490

Friday 23 March – fri 30 March Discount for 4 guests Will apply same discount to 2 person price too!

23 Mar 2018 – 30 Mar 2018

Was 590 Now 530

The Steading, Broich, Crieff, Perthshire

Holiday cottage in Crieff


*SPECIAL OFFER 1 NIGHT LUXURY STAY– We have a rare ONE night stay FRI 17th May 2019 , normally a 3 night minimum stay only over a weekend (£295 per couple) includes a bottle of bubbles on arrival.

17 May 2018 – 18 May 2018

Was 3 night min stay £29 Now Rare One night stay

Knoydart Hide, Inverie, Knoydart By Mallaig, Invernessshire

Stay at Knoydart by Mallaig



30 Mar 2018 – 06 Apr 2018

Was £850 Now £795

Seilisdeir, Lochdon, Isle of Mull, Argyll

Self-catering on Isle of Mull

Which Cottage has been a specialist UK holiday accommodation marketeer for almost fifteen years, so we’ve experienced lots of trends in the self-catering holiday market.

Visit our website www.whichcottage.com to view the currently featured Houses and Cottages for your next Self-Catering Holiday in England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland.


January 25th, 2018

Dumfries & Galloway

No Comments, Holiday Cottage News, by Veronica.

It’s Burns Night.

Time to treat your family to haggis, neeps and tatties and, of course, a wee dram.

Why not be inspired by Robert Burns and book a holiday or short break in Dumfries and Galloway.

Which Cottage has some fantastic properties and there is so much to do in the area the time will fly by:

  • Robert Burns statue and centre in Dumfries
  • Golden sandy beaches
  • Award winning Cream o’ Galloway organic ice-cream farm
  • Kirkcudbright Artists’ town
  • Castle Douglas Food Town
  • Wigtown Scotland’s Book Town with annual festival
  • Solway Coast
  • Lead mining museum, mine, cottage tours and gold panning – in Wanlockhead
  • Walking on the Southern Upland Way
  • Narrow gauge railway – Leadhills
  • Golf courses
  • Drumlanrig Castle and Country Park, historical castle, mountain biking and walking
  • New Lanark World Heritage Site
  • River Clyde/River Nith with canoeing/fishing

Follow this link to look at our location map which shows properties by the number of bedrooms they have: