Scotland is the land of ancient forests, mysterious lakes and medieval castles. If you’re heading on a Scottish adventure, why not stay in a quaint cottage to make the experience all the more rustic. We’ve selected the six best cottages in Scotland.
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1. Luxury Oak Cottage
Celebrate your trip to Scotland in style and rent this luxury cottage located on Loch Tay. The cottage was built in the style of a beautiful log cabin, using mainly oak wood. It comes complete with a luxurious hot tub and it’s the perfect place to unwind on a cold day. Meanwhile, inside the cottage you’ll find a bathroom with a freestanding tub and amazing views of the meadows and the lake. The cottage can sleep up to four people in two bedrooms. Book the Luxury Oak Cottage near to Loch Tay or explore more places to stay in Killin, close to Loch Tay.
2. Alpine Cottage
The Alpine Cottage is a bed and breakfast in Crieff. Rooms come with a shared bathroom that has a relaxing tub to unwind in. The cottage is in a great location in the town center, near to the shops and restaurants. Guests love the tasty Scottish breakfast that is served in the morning. Book a room in the Alpine Cottage in Crieff or find more places to stay in Crieff.
3. Stone Cottage
Scotland is full of stone castles, so why not stay in your very own house-of-stone? This cottage offers stunning views of Loch Earn. It’s set in former school that has since been converted into a cosy cottage. It can sleep up to four people and has two small patios, where you can soak up the stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Book the Stone Cottage by Loch Earn from $100 a night.
4. Garth Cottage
Garth Cottage in Stirling sits by the River Lochay on the outskirts of Killin. It’s a semi-detached cottage that can sleep two people. It has a large king size bed, an open plan kitchen and a wooden decking area with a hot tub, where you can unwind after a busy day exploring Scotland’s forests and mountains. Book the Garth Cottage by the river Lochay $197 a night.
5. Secluded Cottage
This hidden cottage is tucked away in a meadow near to Loch Tay. The cottage can sleep up to four people and has a cosy living room with views of the surrounding meadows. It’s close to an ancient forest with great walking routes and the owners have permission to fish in the nearby Loch Tay. Don’t forget to bring your fishing rod so you can catch something fresh to cook for dinner. Book the Secluded Cottage near to Loch Tay.
6. The Barn
The Barn is set within a converted farmhouse and comes complete with a private hot tub. It’s situated in a beautiful setting by Loch Tay, with views of the rolling meadows. The cottage can sleep up to six people across three bedrooms. It has a charming living room with a log fire stove, making the experience all the more rustic. Book the Barn beside Loch Tay from $344 a night.
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