Escape to the beautiful Black Isles at Ordhill Cottage. Tucked away at the end of a private drive and surrounded by woodland, it is close to lovely forest walks and just three miles from North Kessock where you can stroll beside the water and watch dolphins. There is space for up to four adults to stay in two double bedrooms, and the house and garden are both pet-friendly. The historic city of Inverness is only a 15-minute drive away, offering great shopping, a vibrant nightlife and plenty of pubs, restaurants and cafes; and because the cottage is within easy reach of the A9, the magic of the Scottish Highlands unfolds before you. Whether you like to walk, cycle, fish, play golf, or just want a quiet place to recharge your batteries, Ordhill Cottage offers a warm Scottish welcome.
Affording a splendid position overlooking Loch Carron in the heart of the picturesque Scottish village of Plockton, Craigview offers a lovely blend of romantic charm and Highland character. Fabulous pubs, restaurant, scenery and wildlife on the doorstep as well as easy access to Skye.
A large stylish lochside retreat sitting on the edge of Loch Carron on Scotland's West Coast. With amazing views over Loch Carron and the mountains beyond, this is an ideal retreat for friends or families who enjoy outdoor pursuits or want to explore this beautiful part of the Scottish Highlands.
Two superb holiday lodges that embrace eco principles without compromising luxury. Ideally placed close to Inverness in a tranquil wooded setting, the lodges are perfect for a few nights of indulgence or exploring Speyside, Loch Ness, the Cairngorms and the Moray Coast. An abundance of attractions, superb outdoor activities and plenty of peace and quiet give the lodges all round appeal to adults only. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Firthview Cottage is a peaceful retreat that is ideal for couples and families who want to explore the many attractions of the glorious Scottish Highlands. Accommodation is comfy and lends itself well to those who want to relax and unwind in a tranquil romantic setting with fabulous views of the Moray Firth and the Black Isle from both the kitchen and twin bedroom. Centrally based, the cottage is surrounded by rolling countryside sitting on a farm, yet it is easily accessible from the A96 (two miles away) and within easy reach of a wealth of attractions including Nairn, Forres, Inverness and Culloden. Fantastic opportunities for walkers, mountain bikers, golfers, wildlife enthusiasts (with dolphin spotting in the Moray Firth) and whisky drinkers!
Explore the beautiful Scottish Highlands from the very comfortable base of Larch Cottage. Sleeping six people, Larch is ideal for families, couples or friends who want somewhere central to attractions like Culloden and Inverness, without being crowded by noise or people. The cottage is on a private farm, surrounded by acres of glorious countryside yet just two miles from the A96, so it is easy to get around and see everything you want to. As well as the incredible walking and mountain bike trails, the Highlands are renowned for their exciting history, world-class golf courses and plentiful distilleries. The coastal town of Nairn is just seven miles west of Larch Cottage, while Forres is the same distance to the east. There is so much to do in the area, from spotting dolphins in the Moray Firth to soaking up the history at Brodie Castle and Cawdor Castle, and Spynie Palace. With somewhere as comfortable as Larch Cottage to welcome you, you may never want to leave.
'Off the Rails' provides a truly unique holiday experience in the picture postcard village of Plockton in the Scottish Highlands. With superb pubs and seafood restaurants in the village and lovely walks nearby this is a perfect holiday destination for those who enjoy walking, kayaking, relaxing or exploring this wonderful part of Scotland including the Isle of Skye.
A traditional Scottish holiday cottage sitting right on the waters edge overlooking Loch Carron in the picturesque Highland village of Plockton. Stunning scenery, fantastic water sports, a haven for wildlife, great seafood pubs on the doorstep and a superb base for exploring the Scottish Highlands and also the nearby Isle of Skye.
A stone built holiday cottage located in the thriving Scottish crofting community of Durness at the north western tip of Scotland. Surrounded by rugged stunning coastline, majestic mountains and vast sandy beaches, you are sure to leave this wonderful part of the Scottish Highlands with your batteries fully recharged. Tourist board rating: 3 Star
Just two hundred yards from the shoreline with stunning views over Skye, Lewis and Harris, this comfortable holiday cottage affords an outstanding position in the peaceful crofting community of Melvaig in the Scottish Highlands. A perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy walking, golf, fishing and wonderful wildlife. Tourist board rating: 3 Star
A luxury self-catering lodge just for two (adults only) with eco principles at its heart. Near to Inverness and its many amenities, this fantastic lodge offers the chance to enjoy a warm Scottish welcome in a peaceful wooded setting. Enjoy a few nights of indulgence with plenty of outdoor activities and attractions throughout Speyside, Loch Ness, Cairngorms and the Moray Coast. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
Sitting in an stunning position at the foot of the Five Sisters of Kintail, this holiday cottage provides a perfect Scottish retreat for a relaxing holiday. With beautiful views across the loch and mountains, this wonderful part of the Scottish Highlands is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts.
A stone holiday cottage in the Scottish Highlands, within the picturesque Scottish crofting community of Durness. Surrounded by beautiful open sandy beaches, magnificent mountains and rugged coastline, this is an exceptionally stunning location. Tourist board rating: 3 Star
A detached quaint Scottish Highland cottage for two, sitting in an idyllic position next to Loch a’ Mhuilinn just half a mile from the glorious sandy beach and excellent hotel serving food at Applecross. Wake up to stunning views over the isles of Skye, Raasay and Rona and spend your days exploring some of Scotland's finest scenery.
In an exceptional lochside position, this holiday cottage sits in one of the finest costal locations in the Scottish mainland. Take a journey north to the rugged, breathtaking scenery of Sutherland in the north-west of Scotland with its rugged coastline, magnificent mountains and beautiful expansive beaches.
This holiday cottage is located within one of the finest costal locations in the Scottish mainland. In an enviable stunning position in Durness within the Scottish Highlands, the cottage is perched on the clifftop, surrounded by mountains and looking over the stunning sandy bay below. Tourist board rating: 3 Star
A spacious holiday home ideally located in the picturesque Highland village of Plockton within a minutes walk of local pubs, sea front and excellent restaurants. A peaceful retreat for relaxing or exploring the Highlands with great facilities on the doorstep.
A charming holiday cottage in an elevated woodland position near Struy in the Scottish Highlands, providing an idyllic retreat nestling amongst some of Scotland's most glorious scenery. Wild and remote, this picturesque peaceful part of the Highlands is the perfect place to recharge your batteries yet it is less than half an hour drive from Inverness.
Live the Highland dream at Glencarron Lodge. This wonderful Victorian shooting lodge has been sympathetically modernised to comfortably accommodate groups of up to 18 in ten bedrooms. The 12,000 acre estate - which is less than an hour's drive from Inverness - offers fishing, shooting, clay pigeon shooting, deer stalking, hiking, mountain biking and as much space and serenity as you and your party could desire. Take a day trip to the stunning beaches on the west coast or the Isle of Skye, or spend your holiday discovering charming villages. The weather may be variable but the Highland welcome is always warm and genuine at Glencarron Lodge.
Perfect for couples looking to truly escape the hustle and bustle of modern day living, Lower Polnish is a 'unique' Scottish retreat for two and offers the chance to get away from modern day distractions, get back to basics and enjoy the simple pleasures in life. Offering the chance to get 'off the grid' this cosy former blackhouse sits a stone's throw from the private shoreline on the Ardnish Peninsular in an isolated position away from it all with only wildlife to disturb you.
In terms of nature, there is no better place than the Cairngorms National Park. Voted the best national park in the United Kingdom, it has too many activities available to mention. Wildlife and plant life are in abundance in the area and nature lovers can have fun exploring the area to see what they can find. Cairn Gorm Mountain is also found here and offers thrill seekers great options. From hiking up the mountain to taking the funicular railway, there are various ways to reach the summit. Travel up the mountain and discover lots of snow sporting adventures, including skiing, snowboarding and more. The Lochaber area of the Highlands is also home to the highest mountain in the United Kingdom, Ben Nevis. Experienced climbers are able to reach the summit, where the panoramic views of Scotland are unbeatable.
For those wanting to stay closer to ground level, there are still many options in the Highland area. Escape to the area of Loch Ness for beautiful coastal regions, dark forests and hills covered in heather and local plant life. You can also learn about the legend of the Loch Ness monster, as well as trying to discover him in the mysterious loch! There are opportunities in the area for walkers, cyclists and horse riders with trails that cover the length of the loch. You can stop off at many tourist hotspots along the way, including the Fall of Foyers. This magnificent waterfall feeds into Loch Ness and is a stunning piece of natural beauty.
The Highland area has many isles, with the stand-out island being the Isle of Skye. Voted one of the top four islands in the world, its views are unmissable. The island has many bays and white coasts which are perfect for a serene, tranquil day out. Skye is also home to lots of Scottish history and heritage. From stories that the Castle Moil was home to a Norwegian princess, to dinosaur footprints in the rocks of Staffin Bay and inland stone circles, Skye is an alluring place. Gaelic culture is also of high importance on the island and true Scottish traditions can be seen everywhere. As well as this, ask the locals about the myths of mermaids, selkies and other Gaelic legends of the island for great stories of Scottish heroes and their adventures.
The Highland area is large and boasts of many must-see places to visit. From the towering mountains to the serene lochs and magical islands, the Highland holds unimaginable delights for visitors.