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Loch Lomond Apartments: The Ben
SUPERHOST
Entire rental unit · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1.5 baths
Loch Lomond Apartments: The Benwe have two luxury self-catering units. in the heart of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, the open plan apartments on one level comprising a modern kitchen, spacious luxury bathroom with deep bath, walk-in shower, a 2 person Aromatherapy sauna and a sumptuous king size four poster bed, all set within a cosy and stylish living space with wood burning stove to create the perfect ambience. Loch Lomond Apartments offer a comfortable, tranquil and relaxing retreat in which to unwind.
Angels' Share self catering on the Isle of Skye
SUPERHOST
Entire cottage · 4 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath
Angels' Share self catering on the Isle of SkyeAngels’ Share is an architect designed contemporary cottage over looking Knock Bay and the ruins of Knock Castle. There is spacious accommodation for two people, with room for two children on a sofa bed (a cot is also available for infants). The cottage is situated on the Sleat peninsula known as the Garden of Skye. The cottage is not far from from the Skye Bridge and the mainland ferry ports. It makes a great base for exploring the whole of Skye's beautiful scenery.
Braes Bunkhouse (Above Ullapool)
Entire guest suite · 3 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath
Braes Bunkhouse (Above Ullapool)Our comfortable bunkhouse is ideal for couples, or can sleep three at a push. The house is in a quiet residential area in the hills above the lively coastal village of Ullapool. Come for stunning views, and easy access to hill-walking routes. You will enjoy cosy seclusion, while being walking distance from the pubs, shops and music in Ullapool. This is a homely flat, and environmentally aware. Please don't expect furnishings to be brand new or matching.

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

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Fairy Hill Retreat. One bed annexed croft
ﺩ.ﺇ422 per night
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Feagour Lodge Highland Hideaway
ﺩ.ﺇ659 per night
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Plockton
The Shed, Plockton
ﺩ.ﺇ368 per night
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Luxury self-catering log cabin at Assich Zen Lodge
ﺩ.ﺇ707 per night
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  2. Inverness
The Annexe At Rauldon
ﺩ.ﺇ404 per night
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  1. Entire cottage
  2. Highland
Invercaimbe Croft House
ﺩ.ﺇ682 per night
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  1. Entire cottage
  2. Angus
The West Lodge -Charming dog friendly cottage
ﺩ.ﺇ313 per night
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  1. Entire residential home
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The Ferry House
ﺩ.ﺇ873 per night
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  1. Entire cottage
  2. Stirling
Rural retreat w/ wood burner & magnificent views
ﺩ.ﺇ592 per night
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  1. Entire cabin
  2. Invergarry
Caledonian Cabin + Hot Tub
ﺩ.ﺇ1,490 per night
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  2. Lake View
The Mews - a cottage with a spectacular view
ﺩ.ﺇ505 per night
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Blueness, City Centre Luxury Apartment
ﺩ.ﺇ414 per night

Your guide to Scotland

Welcome to Scotland


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.