Scottish Islands holiday cottages

Scottish Islands holiday cottages

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Find your own island paradise with a trip to one of nearly 800 islands scattered around Scotland’s coast, each with their own unique culture and atmosphere.

Shetland, Orkney, and the Inner Hebrides and Outer Hebrides are the main archipelagos that divide the islands, with the Hebrides being a true bucket-list holiday destination for many. These islands offer fun days out with a variety of things to visit including castles, aquariums and distilleries, or you could hire a boat to sail the waters and spot dolphins and orcas.

The huge variety of islands means you’ll soon discover your perfect destination – you could escape to the idyllic Isle of Skye, the wildlife-rich Isle of Mull or head out on a ferry to the remote and remarkable Isle of Barra. Visit iconic landmarks such as the dramatic Old Man of Storr, the colourful cottages of Tobermory or the white-sand beaches of the Shetlands – or enjoy it all on the Isle of Arran, also known as ‘Scotland in miniature’.

As well as boasting a wide range of wildlife and an assortment of awe-inspiring landscapes, Scotland’s islands also have a unique culture. Listen out to hear Gaelic, still widely spoken on the islands, learn more about the crofting heritage of these communities and sample some unique produce, including whisky, seafood and haggis.

Wherever you choose to visit for your island getaway, we have a wide range of holiday cottages, lodges and castles from which you can find the perfect base for your next Scotland holiday. Visit the Scottish Islands for a completely unique holiday.

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Discover the different areas Scottish Islands has to offer

Isle of Arran

Rough and mountainous coastline, perfect for an action-packed or relaxing holiday

Isle of Islay

Known as the 'Queen of the Hebrides', this beautiful island is home to fantastic Scottish scenery

Isle of Mull

Climb Ben More, explore the stunning coastline, or go hill walking. There is plenty to do during a visit to the Isle of Mull.

Isle of Skye

One of Scotland's most famous islands, the Isle of Skye offers a wealth of things to do and explore.

Outer Hebrides

Discover historic castles, abandoned towns and mysterious stone circles on the dramatic Outer Hebrides islands.


Prehistoric villages, abundant wildlife and Neolithic architecture make Orkney an adventurous destination.


The ice-carved cliffs and glens of the Shetland Isles are attractive to photographers, hikers and romantic couples.

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