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The wee Beehive with luv tub
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Entire cabin · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
The wee Beehive with luv tubSweet Donside little bespoke shabby chic cabins are a magical escape where you can wake up and say hello to our free roaming ducks & hens, it really is wonderful experience to stay in . The cabin has a walk in shower room and kitchen area with microwave, min fridge, kettle & ninja oven. Tv with Netfix. There is a decking area out side the cabin with the love tub waiting for you to enjoy a romantic dip, the tub is exclusive to the cabin and fenced off
A magical off grid experience at The Bothy
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Hut · 2 guests · 2 beds · 1.5 baths
A magical off grid experience at The BothyThe Bothy, a stunning cabin, nestled in the Menteith Hills on an 84 acre farm, offers a magical experience where you can reconnect with nature. No neighbours, total privacy and uninterrupted 360 degree dramatic views to soak up all day from your south facing deck or wood fired hot tub. Light floods in though the BiFold doors. Luxurious mezzanine bedroom. Lush linens, high quality decor and Scottish accessories make you feel utterly cosy. It's rustic meets luxury; It's a way of life !
Number 25 -  Feorag Ruadh
SUPERHOST
Entire cabin · 4 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath
Number 25 - Feorag RuadhFeorag Ruadh has a wealth of character and charm and provides guests with an authentic log cabin experience. This cosy log cabin which has it's own jacuzzi style hot tub and sauna is situated approximately 100m from the shore of beautiful Loch Awe. It is ideal for a romantic few days away, a short break to unwind or as a base for exploring the beauty of the surrounding area. We welcome families but don't have equipment for very young children eg cot, highchair, stairgate or suitable fireguard

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  • Kitchen
  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Free parking on premises
  • Air conditioning

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Highland Hideaway
$173 per night
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Island View Pods - Cruachan
$133 per night
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Saint Cyrus
Glamping Pod with Private Hot Tub (Pod 1)
$154 per night
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  1. Entire cottage
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Angels' Share self catering on the Isle of Skye
$90 per night
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  1. Entire cabin
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Ben Klibreck - 2 Bed Lodge
$131 per night
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The Tabernacle
$305 per night
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  1. Entire cabin
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Cosy woodland Log Cabin in Duisky, Fort William
$149 per night
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  1. Entire residential home
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The View, Duisdale Mor, Sleat
$244 per night
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Whitemoss Lodge Eco Pod with Hot Tub
$133 per night
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Keith
Rural luxury Cabin with spectacular views
$93 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Fairlie
Beach House #2, Private Garden, Amazing Beach View
$128 per night
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  1. Entire cottage
  2. Fortingall
The Owl House at Gardeners Cottage (dog friendly)
$125 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.