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Vacation rentals in Scotland

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Scotland

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Tiny home in Moray
The Tin Shed, Speyside
Nestled in the beautiful Glen Isla in the heart of Speyside, the Tin Shed is an idyllic glamping hut built in the style of the mountain bothies that pepper the hills. The Tin Shed is only a short drive to the Moray coast with its stunning beaches. Castles, great walks and over 40 whisky distilleries within 30 minutes drive. The local area is also an amazing place to watch wildlife with red squirrels, red deer, pine martens, osprey and dolphins a common sight. One well-behaved dog is welcome.
ﺩ.ﺇ311 per night
Tiny home in Drimnin
Unique and Secluded AirShip with Breathtaking Highland Views
Retreat to the deck of this sustainable getaway and gaze at the twinkling constellations under a cosy tartan blanket. AirShip 2 is an iconic, insulated aluminum pod designed by Roderick James with views of the Sound of Mull from dragonfly windows. Airship002 is comfortable, quirky and cool. It does not pretend to be a five star hotel. The reviews tell the story. If booked for the dates you want check out our new listing The Pilot House, Drimnin which is on the same 4 acra site.
ﺩ.ﺇ727 per night
Cabin in Milltown of Rothiemay
Designer A-Frame Cabin, with Hot Tub, Mayen Estate
Our new, contemporary Scottish A-Frame cabin. Designed by our Designer In Residence, MidPark is the essence of Rural Scottish Chic, and benefits from stunning views across the Deveron Valley. Set on Mayen Estate, the cabin sits in over 700 acres of permaculture gardens and grounds, with exceptional riverside, woodland and meadow walks and friendly pigs, sheep, hens and an abundance of native wildlife.
ﺩ.ﺇ793 per night

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Vacation rentals in Scotland with free parking

Island in Badachro
Nature Observatory on Secluded Island
ﺩ.ﺇ661 per night
Castle in Fife
Kinnettles Mansion
ﺩ.ﺇ2,874 per night
Castle in Ballintuim
Scottish Highland Castle, Blackcraig Garden Apt
ﺩ.ﺇ639 per night
Cabin in Aberdeenshire
The Wee Love Nest & Luv Tub
ﺩ.ﺇ419 per night
Cottage in Alston
Snope Cottage
ﺩ.ﺇ497 per night
Cottage in Stronachlachar
Lochside Cottage
ﺩ.ﺇ538 per night
Vacation home in Snizort
57° North - Stunning Holiday Home, Isle of Skye
ﺩ.ﺇ1,696 per night
Home in Tomatin
Tomatin House is NOT available to let in 2023.
ﺩ.ﺇ1,872 per night
Home in Brig o'Turk
Unique Scottish Country House Trossachs,Callander
ﺩ.ﺇ1,882 per night
Castle in Clackmannanshire
DOLLARBEG CASTLE - The Tower - luxury 3 bed rental
ﺩ.ﺇ1,137 per night
Farm stay in Highland Council
The Hide - off-grid-ish woodland cabin near NC500
ﺩ.ﺇ517 per night
Castle in Portpatrick
ﺩ.ﺇ3,462 per night

Homes in Scotland

Home in Angus Council
Macduff Tower - UK30766 (UK30766)
ﺩ.ﺇ2,366 per night
Home in Uig
Tides Uig Isle of Skye
ﺩ.ﺇ1,762 per night
Home in Aviemore
Spectacular Modern House
ﺩ.ﺇ934 per night
Home in Penrith
Troutbeck Cottage. Whitbarrow Holiday Village
ﺩ.ﺇ405 per night
Home in Cumbria
New 2 Bedroom Barn conversion in the Eden Valley
ﺩ.ﺇ441 per night
Home in Dunoon, Argyll
The Point Cottage, Loch Striven
ﺩ.ﺇ1,057 per night
Home in Cumbria
Wythop School, Lake District
ﺩ.ﺇ793 per night
Home in Kinloch Rannoch
ﺩ.ﺇ749 per night
Home in Aberdeenshire
Beautiful large house, idyllic woodland garden
ﺩ.ﺇ1,238 per night
Home in Edinburgh
Cozy Up at a Georgian Mews Home near the City
ﺩ.ﺇ1,026 per night
Home in Aghadowey
An idyllic superior 4 bedroom detached house
ﺩ.ﺇ229 per night
Home in Bridge of Allan
Drovers Lodge
ﺩ.ﺇ515 per night

Scotland holiday vacation rentals

Cabin in Saint Cyrus
Glamping Pod with Private Hot Tub (Pod 2)
ﺩ.ﺇ495 per night
Tiny home in Draperstown
The Black Shack @ Bancran School
ﺩ.ﺇ488 per night
Cabin in Northumberland
The Drey; Luxury Holiday Cabin With Hot Tub & Fire
ﺩ.ﺇ629 per night
Shepherd’s hut in County Durham
Ben's hat
ﺩ.ﺇ198 per night
Barn in Strathdon
Couthie Cooshed in the Cairngorms
ﺩ.ﺇ463 per night
Earthen home in Perth
Hobbit log cabin, Eco, beautiful views, hot tub
ﺩ.ﺇ1,133 per night
Farm stay in Auchtermuchty
Stay@Southfield - Luxury Pod on Auchtermuchty Farm
ﺩ.ﺇ700 per night
Cottage in Crieff
Secluded hillside cottage, ideal romantic hideaway
ﺩ.ﺇ938 per night
Cabin in Fort William
Harava Lodge
ﺩ.ﺇ472 per night
Place to stay in Perth
Tranquil and Cosy Perthshire Cabin
ﺩ.ﺇ311 per night
Cottage in Isle of Skye
Bealach Uige Bothy Luxury Modern Self Catering
ﺩ.ﺇ592 per night
Cabin in Fort William
Inverskilavulin - Frances' Sketch Pad with Hot Tub
ﺩ.ﺇ1,193 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.

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 for staying in one of the country’s numerous vacation rentals, 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.