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Independent guide to the best unusual luxury holiday cottages to rent in Scotland

A hand-picked independent selection of the best unusual luxury holiday cottages to rent in Scotland – quirky, fun, romantic and unusual places stay.

We’ve found some of the best self-catering cottages in Scotland to rent, amid some of the finest scenery in the world. We’ve done the hard work and have really stayed in all of the holiday cottages listed. Real cottages, real experiences.

 An Insider’s Guide To  Some of Best Holiday Cottages In Scotland

Let us inspire you, boathouses, treehouses, beach cabins, signal box, and more.

‘Fab! Quality over quantity! When it comes to looking for great places to stay, we want to find the cool places quickly without wading though zillions of unremarkable places.’

“We are delighted to have our holiday house featured on the Cool Cottages website. For a very modest fee Cool Cottages has raised our profile and we have had many bookings through the website whilst retaining control ourselves. I can strongly recommend a listing on Cool Cottages.”

David Grant Owner Faire Chaolais (Morar)


Stationmaster’s Lodge West Highlands. Large lochside house close to Skye and Plockton with amazing views down Loch Carron Sleeps 18. Log burner and dog friendly, ideal for family gatherings and groups of friends.


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Group Accommodation in Scotland

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New Holiday Cottages

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New Year Deals!

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