Holiday Properties in Scotland
Scotland is a country within the northern region of the UK. The Scottish capital is Edinburgh, and other large cities include Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee. These vibrant cities make Scotland a favourite for those who want a city short break holiday with cultural and historical interest.
The country boasts some of the most dramatic scenery anywhere in the British Isles, and is an ideal destination for walking and fishing short break, holiday rentals. To the north, The Highlands, with its glens and mountain ranges such as the Grampians, and the highest point in the UK, Ben Nevis, are famous for their spectacularly beautiful landscapes. Here can also be found Loch Ness, the deepest freshwater lake in the UK and allegedly the domain of the fabled Loch Ness Monster! To the south, you will find the more gently rural scenery of the Southern Uplands and valleys of the Central Lowlands, such as the Forth-Clyde valley. There are lochs here also, most notably the immense and picturesque Loch Lomond. All of which makes Scotland a very desirable place for an activity short break holiday with great opportunities for climbing, mountain biking, sailing and golf.
A holiday in Scotland has the benefits of a coastline that stretches for nearly 10,000 kilometres, and along these shores is a mix of sandy beaches, fishing villages and estuary inlets (or firths). Famous firths include the Solway Firth, Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde. Away from the mainland, Scotland also has nearly 800 islands such as the Northern Isles and the Hebrides.
Famous Scottish landmarks include Edinburgh Castle, the impressive ruins of St Andrew’s Cathedral, the iconic 'armadillo' structure of the Clyde Auditorium and the staggering engineering feats of both the Falkirk Wheel and the Forth Road Bridge. Scotland is also well known around the world for its fine whisky and many distilleries are open to visitors, offering an unusual component for a Food and Drink Short Break.Read More...
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- 6 Bedrooms
- Sleeps 20
Lotus Lodge is a large stylish, traditional holiday house which enjoys a unique position in the scenic village of Wanlockhead, the highes...
- 6 bedrooms - sleeps 20
- Great for friend/family celebrations
- Stunning scenery
Prices from £990.00
- 2 Bedrooms
- Sleeps 4
Nestled into the Perthshire countryside and just four miles from Blairgowrie, Chapelton Cottage offers a peaceful location with stunning ...
- Newly renovated
- Ample parking plus car port
- Access friendly
Prices from £150.00
- 3 Bedrooms
- Sleeps 6
Gartnagrenach is a traditional stone built farmhouse on the edge of Knapdale Forest. The accommodation consists of living room, separate ...
- Traditional stone built farmhouse
- 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin room
- Varieties of local wildlife
Prices from £525.00
- 2 Bedrooms
- Sleeps 4
Welcome to Galloway Forest Cottages, we have a self-catering holiday cottage situated within the Galloway Forest, and on the doorstep of ...
- Spectacular forest views from all the cottage windows
- Pets come free
- Spacious entrance hall
- 1 Bedroom
- Sleeps 2
Lady Nina Cottage can best be described as Town & Country Cottage with uninterrupted countryside views. The cottage has been designed and...
- Sleeps 2
- Town and Country Cottage
- Uninterrupted Countryside Views
Prices from £310.00
- 11 Bedrooms
- Sleeps 18
Inverbroom Lodge in Wester Ross is a delightful shooting lodge positioned in an outstanding location only half a mile from the head of Lo...
- 10 bedrooms
- Situated on the 20,000-acre estate
- Victorian Shooting Lodge
Prices from £1,995.00