The Highlands is a vast area in the north of Scotland where peninsulas are long and turn to islands which spike into the North Sea. The landscape is hilly, green and mountainous with dramatic coastlines which point towards the Orkneys and the Outer Hebrides.
Our Highland cottages position you perfectly for taking in the mountains, and the coast where bottlenose dolphins play. Walking, skiing, castle exploration and water sports are popular. Hop over to St Kilda, a World Heritage Site and volcanic archipelago off the coast of the Outer Hebrides.
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A hideaway in the Highlands overlooking mountains and water.
Sandy beaches, mountainous backdrops and clusters of crofting townships.
A picturesque village with a wealth of intriguing history
A vibrant market town surrounded by beautiful Ross-shire countryside.
A friendly coastal town swathed in history.
A pretty little village on the northern shore of Loch Ness
A tranquil spot in the North West Highlands with dramatic coastal features.
A peaceful waterside location with islands, wildlife and cosy cottages.
Famed for iconic castles and outstanding scenery, Huntly is the perfect base for exploring North East Scotland.
An impressive, faraway isle in the northern Outer Hebrides.
Mountain peaks, adventure activities and Highland charm make Kingussie a popular destination for tourists in Scotland.
Considered one of Scotland's most remote towns, Kinlochbervie is actually surprisingly easy to reach.
Backed by the Caisteal Liath Mountains and set by the waterside.
The Orkney Islands are a tranquil destination by the sea.
An old fishing village turned film set with a historic red telephone box.
Scourie is characterised by sublime coastal views and the summits of Scotland's highest mountains.
A collection of distinctive islands.
Strathpeffer is famed for its old-fashioned Victorian charm and contemporary tourist attractions.
A rural and untouched corner of Scotland
Mountains, forests and secretive beaches pocketing a beautifully unique coastline contribute to this special land of Scotland.
Whisky, heritage and prehistoric fossils make Skye irresistible.
Fascinating history and dramatic landscapes make this a popular yet rural location for Scottish Highland holidays.
Jump on the Ullapool to Stornoway ferry and go island hopping.
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