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High Wards

SCOTLAND

On the shores of Loch Lomond, this magnificent property is set in 98 acres of landscaped grounds and woodland and provides superb accommodation for a family get-together or special occasion.

From £160 pppn | Sleeps 22

Slade House

SCOTLAND

A wonderfully stylish house, perfect for family holidays with a private heated outdoor swimming pool with slide. Enjoy the fantastic private hot tub and games room, or relax in front of the open fire or wood burner.

From £73 pppn | Sleeps 13

5 The Brothers Wing

SCOTLAND

Set within a grade A listed gothic monastery, this ground floor apartment is ideally situated for guests looking to explore Loch Ness, Fort William and beyond.

From £100 pppn | Sleeps 4

Newton House

SCOTLAND

With views out across rolling fields, this impressive stone Aberdeenshire holiday house has been renovated to offer airy, stylish accommodation for large groups of guests.

From £60 pppn | Sleeps 14

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Blair Lodge

SCOTLAND

Accommodating up to 16 guests across eight plush bedrooms, this holiday retreat of both US Presidents Bush on the edge of the Caingorm National Park offers a truly luxurious group break in the Highlands.

From £173 pppn | Sleeps 16

Honeyberry House

SCOTLAND

Luxurious house located on a 1000-acre family run crop farm with private hot tub, gym, 16ft sunken trampoline, fantastic fire pit, 6-meter Bell tent and large dining area perfect for al fresco dining.

From £120 pppn | Sleeps 16

River Lodge

SCOTLAND

This luxurious five-star woodland lodge is made for special occasions or family gatherings in the beautiful natural surroundings of the Highlands

From £105 pppn | Sleeps 14

Svarga

SCOTLAND

Located in An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this fantastic bespoke stylish house is nestled in an elevated position with spectacular mountains views, private hot tub and wood burner to enjoy.

From £95 pppn | Sleeps 10

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Pitcalzean House - Tain

SCOTLAND

This magnificent house boasts everything needed for a special occasion for the family or a reunion of friends and is the perfect base to explore the wonders of the Highlands and surrounding areas.

From £62 pppn | Sleeps 37

Burgie House

SCOTLAND

This striking, spacious holiday home stands proudly in 1,500 acres of woodland, paddock and lawn, perfect for large groups to enjoy the serenity of the setting.

From £75 pppn | Sleeps 25

Port An Eilean

SCOTLAND

Standing impressively on the banks of Loch Tummel, this remarkable holiday home is a magical haven for large groups seeking elegance, style and a property with an abundance of grandeur.

From £168 pppn | Sleeps 24

Dungarthill

SCOTLAND

Elevated above acres of unspoilt countryside, this magnificent Victorian property has unrivalled views of Perthshire, famous for its many distilleries and historical landmarks dotted throughout the countryside.

From £115 pppn | Sleeps 20

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Maplehurst House

SCOTLAND

Magnificent B-listed Edwardian Arts & Crafts house nestled amidst spectacular landscaped grounds, with stunning original features including solid oak panelling, stained-glass windows and open fires.

From £94 pppn | Sleeps 16

Wardhill Castle

SCOTLAND

Situated on the outskirts of Inverurie within a private estate, this spectacular castle is a wonderful location for a large family and friends gathering, amid luxurious interiors and tranquil woodland.

From £250 pppn | Sleeps 16

Highland Hall

SCOTLAND

Nestling in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, this luxurious, spacious Georgian mansion is set in an elevated position with stunning sea and country views and six acres of gardens and woodland.

From £171 pppn | Sleeps 14

The Stables At Fasque Castle

SCOTLAND

Stunning original stable with courtyard set on the 400-acre Fasque Castle estate, offering luxurious spacious accommodation with lots of activities on offer in the local area.

From £78 pppn | Sleeps 12

Forth Bridges View

SCOTLAND

This unique luxurious property, sleeping ten, is set in an elevated position with uninterrupted views over the Firth of Forth and the famous Forth Bridges, close to all local amenities.

From £150 pppn | Sleeps 10

Arthur's Seat Imperial Heights

SCOTLAND

Stylish and luxurious city Penthouse with wonderful Juliet Balcony’s, benefits from spectacular views of Holyrood, Arthurs Seat and sea views over the city towards the firth of forth and Berwick Law.

From £93 pppn | Sleeps 4

Best locations for a staycation in Scotland

Not sure where to visit? Whether you’re in the market for panoramic views or whisky distilleries, here are some of the best locations for a Scottish staycation!

Isle of Skye

Best for: A romantic weekend away on this stunning island

The Isle of Skye is an enchanting island, just off Scotland’s Northwest Coast. Renowned for its rugged and rural landscapes, it’s the perfect destination for those seeking total solitude on their next holiday. Here, you can forget about the outside world and get back to nature for a few days. Whether you’re planning on getting out and about or simply enjoying the views from your cosy cottage, you’ll be amazed at the unspoilt and wild beauty of this island.

Edinburgh

Best for: A weekend of retail therapy with friends in the city

If you love the hustle and bustle of busy cities, then Edinburgh is the place for you. This historic city is famed for its thriving nightlife and excellent choice of shops, restaurants and bars. A weekend simply isn’t enough to discover them all! Prefer castles to clubs? You’ll find plenty of opportunities to discover the rich heritage of this mighty city – starting with the famed Edinburgh Castle.

Aberdeen

Best for: Fans of craft beers – the original BrewDog brewery is right here!

The port city of Aberdeen has plenty to offer its guests; galleries, museums, independent breweries and a scenic pier with a popular beach. If that’s not enough to keep you entertained, the surrounding county of Aberdeenshire is the perfect place for thrill-seekers. Here, you’ll find an abundance of mountain climbing and biking trails, as well as opportunities for paddleboarding, gliding, and even snowboarding!

Stornaway

Best for: Making the most of the coast with dolphin watching tours.

Stornoway is the capital of Lewis and Harris, a wild and beautiful island off Scotland’s west coast. An excellent base for discovering the rest of the island, there’s so much for visitors to discover in the surrounding areas. Whether you’re keen to explore the island’s idyllic beaches that look positively tropical or perhaps delve into the history of the region, there’s something for everyone.

Durness

Best for: Discovering the many bays and beaches of the Scottish Highlands

Discover the rugged, yet stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands from Durness – the most north-westerly village in the whole of the British mainland! In the surrounding area, you’ll find secluded bays and beautiful beaches aplenty – although the waters might be a little too cold to take a dip, even in the summer months!

Best walks in Scotland 

Road trips are a great way to see the country, but it’s worth getting out and seeing it on foot. Here are some of our favourite walks in Scotland.

Fairy Pools

Location: Isle of Skye
Difficulty: Easy
Walk length: A mile and a half

The Fairy Pools are one of the most renowned landmarks on the island, famed for their crystal-clear waters. There’s a car park just a mile and a half from the pools, so you don’t need to endure a long trek to find them! In the summer months, you might spot brave visitors and locals taking a dip in their icy cold waters.

Arthur’s Seat

Location: Edinburgh
Difficulty: Easy/ medium
Walk length: Around two and a half miles

Just because you’re staying in the city, doesn’t mean you can’t stick your trainers or boots on and enjoy a good hike! Arthur’s Seat is an extinct volcano, just outside of Edinburgh. There’s a number of routes to the top, from which you’ll be rewarded with spectacular views across the city.

Oxen Craig and Mither Tap

Location: Aberdeen
Difficulty: Medium/ difficult
Walk length: Just under six miles

Love a good challenge? Then take on Aberdeen’s two highest peaks in the same day! The Oxen Craig and Mither Tap route is a circular trail that guides you along dramatic moorlands before reaching the summit of each mountain, where the views are absolutely incredible. Be sure to dress for the weather – it can be very chilly, especially at the top!

Lews Castle Grounds

Location: Stornoway
Difficulty: Medium
Walk length: Four miles

Beginning in the centre of Stornoway, this trail takes you through the historic Lews Castle Grounds. The grounds of this coastal fortress cover a huge 270 hectares, offering plenty of routes through woodlands and beautifully maintained gardens. There’s a Woodlands Centre within the castle grounds, so you can refuel halfway with a warm cup of tea or coffee before setting off on the trail again.

Kyle of Durness Circular

Location: Durness
Difficulty: Medium
Walk length: Five and a half miles

The Kyle of Durness Circular lets you enjoy unspoiled coastal views and the opportunity to stop at a choice of quiet beaches. Starting from the quaint hamlet of Balnakeil, you’ll pass through the local golf course before emerging out onto dramatic clifftops. It’s a fantastic route for sunny days.

Best beaches in Scotland 

Scotland is famed for its powder-white beaches and pristine waters. Not sure where to visit? Here are just a few of our favourites.

Coral Beach

Location: Isle of Skye

Coral Beach looks like something out of a tropical island. With its crystalline waters and white sands, it’s the perfect place to spend a sunny weekend with the family. Despite its name, the sands are actually created by bleached seaweed.

Portobello Beach

Location: Edinburgh

Less than two miles from the city centre of Edinburgh, Portobello Beach is popular with sunbathers, dog walkers and swimmers throughout the year. It’s packed by a busy promenade, which offers an excellent choice of bars and restaurants. 

​Aberdeen Beach

Location: Aberdeen

Another beach that’s just a few miles from the city, Aberdeen Beach is popular among locals and visitors alike. Along its sands, you’ll find a leisure centre, family funfair and a choice of restaurants.

Luskentyre Sands

Location: Stornoway

Luskentyre Sands is one of the largest beaches on the west coast, boasting miles of white sands and aquamarine shores. The surrounding area also provides plenty of routes for walkers and those taking along their mountain bikes to make the most of the dramatic scenery.

Balnakeil Beach

Location: Durness

Balnakeil Beach is a beautiful stretch of coastline, sitting right at the top of Scotland. Best-known for its large dunes and spectacular sunsets, you’ll easily spend the whole day relaxing and enjoying the gorgeous views here!

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