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Discover captivating landscapes, history and culture with a Scotland holiday letting

If you're looking for a holiday that ignites all of your senses, Scotland will tick every box. Stay in a traditional log cabin or holiday lodge, a quaint cottage or a modern city apartment.

Choose to kick back and relax, see some spectacular scenery, be inspired by creative genius, or throw yourself into some seriously adventurous action. Scotland holiday lettings are a great springboard into all the culture this land has to offer.

Find a top quality holiday rental from £34 per night by searching through the 57,726 properties available in Scotland. HomeToGo immediately sorts all of these accommodation options to help you save up to 54%!
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House Achahoish
8 Dec - 15 Dec
-40%
£184
£111 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Achahoish with Barbecue & Garden + Great Views

Achahoish, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
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Cottage Lochinver
6 Apr - 13 Apr
-47%
£169
£89 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Lochinver with Private Parking + Mountain Views

Lochinver, The Highlands, Scotland
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Cottage Fort William
27 Jan - 3 Feb
-54%
£133
£62 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cottage in Fort William with Private Parking + Uninterrupted Views

Fort William, The Highlands, Scotland
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Top-Rated Lettings and Properties in Scotland

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Chalet Rosemarkie
13 Apr - 20 Apr
-34%
£116
£76 per night
Chalet ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Chalet in Rosemarkie with Garden

4.5
Excellent (58 ratings)
Rosemarkie, The Highlands, Scotland
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House Cromore
9 Mar - 16 Mar
£68 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Cromore with Barbecue, Pool & Garden

4.9
Outstanding (18 ratings)
Cromore, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scotland
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House The Highlands
13 Apr - 20 Apr
£90 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Lovely House in The Highlands with Large Garden + Woodland Views

5.0
Outstanding (6 ratings)
The Highlands, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Cottage Pitlochry
2 Mar - 9 Mar
£96 per night
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cottage in Pitlochry

Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
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Cottage Berneray
3 May - 10 May
£111 per night
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cottage in Berneray with Garden + Beach Nearby

4.8
Outstanding (53 ratings)
Berneray, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scotland
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Cottage Argyll and Bute
3 Feb - 10 Feb
-24%
£135
£102 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Nice Cottage in Argyll And Bute with Barbecue & Garden + Panoramic Views

4.9
Outstanding (14 ratings)
Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Cottage Gairlochy
9 Dec - 16 Dec
-58%
£273
£116 per night
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Cottage in Gairlochy with Ample Parking

4.0
Very good (14 ratings)
Gairlochy, The Highlands, Scotland
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Lodge The Highlands
6 Jan - 13 Jan
-51%
£112
£55 per night
Lodge ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Lodge in The Highlands with Garden

The Highlands, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Cottage Pitlochry
25 Oct - 1 Nov
-35%
£155
£102 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Nice Cottage in Pitlochry with Pool

Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross, Scotland
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Lodge Ettrick
16 Dec - 23 Dec
-70%
£114
£34 per night
Lodge ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Lodge in Ettrick + Spectacular Views

Ettrick, Scottish Borders, Scotland
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Cottage Saint Andrews
1 Mar - 8 Mar
-54%
£267
£123 per night
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Cottage in Saint Andrews with Rear Garden

5.0
Outstanding (1 rating)
Saint Andrews, Fife, Scotland
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Lodge The Highlands
20 Jan - 27 Jan
£183 per night
Lodge ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Lodge in The Highlands with Terrace, Hot Tub & Garden

The Highlands, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Budget-friendly Holiday Homes in Scotland

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Apartment Aberdeen
6 Jul - 13 Jul
£42 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Holiday Apartment in Aberdeen

3.2
(10 ratings)
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Cottage Pennan
20 Jan - 27 Jan
£122 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Pleasant Cottage in Pennan with Garden + Amazing Views

4.6
Excellent (24 ratings)
Pennan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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Cottage Dumfries and Galloway
20 Jan - 27 Jan
£90 per night
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cottage in Dumfries And Galloway with Barbecue & Garden + Fantastic Views

5.0
Outstanding (31 ratings)
Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Holiday rentals with wifi

Whether it's for working remotely or streaming your favourite shows, internet access can be an indispensable amenity when it comes to choosing a holiday home. Check out HomeToGo's range of holiday lettings with WiFi in Scotland and enjoy a fast and reliable internet connection during your stay.

Farmhouse  Gartmore
10 Jun - 17 Jun
£266 per night
Farmhouse ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Farm in Gartmore with Garden, Pool & Barbecue

4.6
Excellent (53 ratings)
Gartmore, Stirling, Scotland
Internet
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Cottage  Portree
9 Dec - 16 Dec
-77%
£231
£55 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Beautiful Cottage in Portree with Private Parking + Magnificent Views

4.9
Outstanding (30 ratings)
Portree, The Highlands, Scotland
Internet
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Cottage  The Highlands
23 Mar - 30 Mar
£98 per night
Cottage ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Cottage in The Highlands with Private Parking

The Highlands, Scotland, United Kingdom
Internet
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Apartments and holiday lettings with a kitchen

Looking for self-catering accommodation in Scotland? Find the perfect letting for you with our selection of Scotland holiday rentals with kitchens. Well-appointed and equipped with plenty of cooking appliances, these holiday homes are great for self-catered stays.

Apartment  Edinburgh
7 Sept - 14 Sept
£139 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Wonderful Flat in Edinburgh with Private Parking + Fabulous Views

5.0
Outstanding (49 ratings)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Kitchen
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Cottage  Aird
9 Dec - 16 Dec
-68%
£215
£69 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Cottage in Aird with Private Parking

5.0
Outstanding (2 ratings)
Aird, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scotland
Kitchen
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Cottage  Millport
9 Dec - 16 Dec
-51%
£196
£97 per night
Cottage ∙ 9 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Cottage in Millport with Garden

4.7
Excellent (13 ratings)
Millport, North Ayrshire, Scotland
Kitchen
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Accommodation with a fireplace - what could make a stay in Scotland cosier? Find a holiday rental for your snug escape today, and start looking forward to evenings in Scotland spent wrapped up in front of a toasty, crackling fire.

Apartment  Edinburgh
23 Nov - 30 Nov
-42%
£265
£154 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Holiday Apartment in Edinburgh with Marble Fireplace, Near Holyrood Palace + Spectacular Views

4.9
Outstanding (42 ratings)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Fireplace
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Cottage  Bruichladdich
26 Jan - 2 Feb
-60%
£163
£65 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Beautiful Cottage in Bruichladdich with Private Parking

Bruichladdich, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Fireplace
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Apartment  Millport
9 Dec - 16 Dec
-24%
£88
£67 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Flat in Millport

4.8
Outstanding (10 ratings)
Millport, North Ayrshire, Scotland
Fireplace
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Scotland

  • Pet-friendly (10,044)
  • Pool (3,233)
  • Hot tub (2,960)
  • WiFi (54,407)
  • Parking (1,265)
  • TV (52,524)
  • Garden (33,444)
  • Kitchen (37,732)
  • Fireplace (13,024)
  • Balcony/patio (14,299)
  • Sauna (2,920)
  • Washing machine (31,065)

Filters are available to help you customise your search and discover the best letting in Scotland for you. In Scotland, 60,875 rentals offer Internet. So, if you need internet access during your holidays, select the Internet filter to compare these properties. Three features that aren't common are Hot tub, Sauna and Pool.

Price and Availability Index for Scotland

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Holiday Letting Price Information in Scotland

The graph shows average prices of holiday lettings in Scotland for the next twelve months. Prices rise in August and reach an average of £205 a night (03/08 – 10/08), making it the most expensive time to book a rental during the year ahead. Prices drop in November to an average of £137 per night (02/11 – 09/11).

Rental availability information in Scotland

Find out the percentage of available rentals & cottages in Scotland with the graph above. The week with the lowest percentage of available properties is in November (09/11 – 16/11). It will be easy to find a holiday home that suits you in one week in February (24/02 – 02/03), when 73 of the rentals are still available.

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Accommodation options for your holiday in Scotland

In Scotland, apartment rental are the most prevalent accommodation option. These holiday properties have an average size of 83 m² and a median price of £229 per night. Furthermore, this type of property tends to be optimal for medium-sized groups and families, since most of the apartment rental are able to accommodate at least 4 people. If you would like to select a different type of holiday property, you may want to check out a cottage, which is the second most available style of accommodation in Scotland. Cottage in Scotland usually have an average size of 114 m².
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Set for the Spotlight in 2023 . . .

Scotland's Top Trending Beauty Spots

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Studded with atmospheric lochs and majestic mountains, Scotland is famed for the superlative beauty of its rugged landscapes - making this country a natural hit with holidaymakers.

Using exclusive insight, HomeToGo has taken a deep dive into the data to pinpoint which of Scotland's picture-perfect villages seem set for the spotlight in 2023, registering the most significant year-on-year increases in interest amongst travellers for stays in the year ahead. 

From Lamlash to Lochinver, here are the ten Scottish beauty spots making their mark on travel plans for lochside stays and countryside escapes this year:

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Destination
Council Area
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Lamlash
North Ayrshire
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Luss
Argyll and Bute
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Morar
Highland
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Pittenweem
Fife
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Glencoe
Highland
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Fort Augustus
Highland
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Cellardyke
Fife
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Ballater
Aberdeenshire
9.
Cullen
Moray
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Lochinver
Highland

More about Scotland's Top Trending Beauty Spots . . .

1. Lamlash

Sitting on the Isle of Arrans’ east coast, Lamlash is an idyll for outdoor and nature lovers. Sea kayaking alongside dolphins and porpoises is available with experienced local guides, plus wildlife watching sessions in which one can hope to spot eagles, seals, otters and more. Visitors can take summer day trips over to the mystical Holy Isle, with ferries running from the village’s Old Pier. 

2. Luss

A charming conservation village on Loch Lomond’s western shore, Luss is characterised by breathtaking mountain views and rows of quaint flower-covered cottages. There are walks for adventurers of all abilities on offer here, from the family friendly Loch Lomond Faerie Trail and the easygoing Luss Heritage Walk, to routes for more advanced hikers heading into the nearby Luss Hills. 

3. Morar

This destination is surrounded by scenes of awe-inspiring, rugged natural beauty, from Loch Morar - the UK’s deepest lake, said by some to be home to its own lake monster, ‘Morag’ - to the Silver Sands of Morar. This stretch of Scottish coastline is hailed as one of the country’s most stunning, thanks to its exquisitely white sand, clear waters, and views across to the Isles of Rum and Eigg. 

4. Pittenweem

Having ranked as 2022’s top trending Scottish beauty spot, Pittenweem has secured a place on the leaderboard for a second year in a row - and with its colourful cottages, cosy cafes, and historic sites, it’s easy to see why. Visitors looking to enjoy this Fife village’s artsy atmosphere should visit between 5th - 12th August, during which time the Pittenweem Arts Festival will take place.

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Based on searches made for accommodation via hometogo.co.uk between 1st January - 30th December 2022, with any check-in date during 2023, in comparison to searches for accommodation via hometogo.co.uk between 1st January - 30th December 2021, with any check-in date during 2022. All locations classified as villages in Scotland with a minimum search volume of 100 via hometogo.co.uk between 1st January - 30th December 2021 were considered for this list.

Where to find the best food in Scotland?

Food in Scotland: Eat, drink and be merry

For foodies, Scotland is the place to visit. Dishes that you can't get anywhere else include Aberdeen Angus beef, Stornoway black pudding, Arbroath Smokies, and Shetland salmon. The Scots are also justifiably proud of their homemade whisky, ales, scones, shortbread and haggis. Not to mention their love of curry - Glasgow has been named the curry capital of Britain four times!

What is the weather like in Scotland?

What weather to expect on your Scotland holiday

Scotland is coldest in January and February. However, the ever-popular ski season runs from November and April, and attracts visitors from all over the world - warm up in your cosy log cabin after a day on the slopes. July and August are the best times to visit if you'd like to soak up some sun or hike the Highlands while staying in your Scotland holiday cottage.

What are the top sights in Scotland?

Scotland's top sights

You won't fail to be impressed by the sights in the land of the thistle. If you're a fan of Shakespeare, Cawdor Castle is the fictional home of the Thane of Cawdor in Macbeth. Looking for the royal seal of approval? You won't go wrong with a trip to Balmoral, an official residence of the British Royal Family.

Choosing a holiday cottage in Scotland can also allow you to explore and find the best place to view the ethereal Northern Lights. Some of the best spots for seeing this spectacular natural phenomonon include the islands of Shetland, Orkney and Skye.

What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Scotland?

Soak up the culture from your Scottish holiday cottage

History buffs will be in their element at the National War Museum in Edinburgh. The work of famous architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh features at the Glasgow School of Art and the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery.

The Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh and the Burrell Collection in Glasgow attract a global audience of art lovers, with works by Monet, Van Gogh and Cezanne.

For music events, Perth Concert Hall, the Music Hall in Aberdeen and the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall all host a dizzying choice of treats for the ears.

What are the best activities for families in Scotland?

Holidays in Scotland With Kids

One of the great advantages of renting a holiday cottage in Scotland is the wealth of fun on offer for children. Make the most of Scotland's pristine highland beauty and vibrant cultural scenes from the comfort of large, traditional holiday lettings for the entire family.

Located on the Loch Lomond Shores, just 30min from Glasgow, is the amazing SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium. This kid-friendly establishment is home to over 1,500 aquatic creatures including sharks, starfish, and giant turtles. The roller-coaster rides, water slides, and mazes of the Landmark Forest Adventure Park are also hugely popular with tiny tots.

Take your children to Trossachs National Park's Go Ape that offers treetop rope courses and adventures. Try out two of Britain’s longest zip wires and marvel at the beautiful Queen Elizabeth Forest Park from 46m above the ground.

The Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World, which contains intriguing creatures such as snakes, insects, and spiders, provides a fun educational experience thanks to the friendly staff that are eager to teach the kids.

Many interactive exhibits await your little ones on all five floors of the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Its rooftop offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the city, along with other fun activities like a vortex tunnel, mirror maze, and shrinking room.

UK’s only wild reindeer herd can be seen at the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, where you can feed and pet Santa’s trusted allies. Take a nice short walk in the hill habitat of Rudolph's kin while listening to your informative guide explain more about these fascinating animals.

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park is the place to visit if you’re a wildlife enthusiast. It is home to some of the world’s most endangered species such as red pandas, polar bears, snow leopards, and Amur tigers.

What are the best nightlife spots in Scotland?

Nightlife in Scotland

Some evenings you'll probably be happy to kick back and relax in your Scottish holiday letting, but venturing out will yield a whole host of opportunites to enjoy fun and frolics. The Stand Comedy Club in Edinburgh is sure to give you the giggles, or check out Justice Mill Lane in Aberdeen for a sophisticated evening of cocktails and live music.

Thrills and spills are de rigeur when you take a Ghost Bus Tour in Edinburgh, a spookily entertaining evening of fun. Or take an evening cruise along beautiful Loch Ness, where the infamous monster might surprise you!

Where are the unique attractions in Scotland?

Trips and tours to enjoy on your holiday in Scotland

The most difficult part of going on a day trip or excursion in Scotland is choosing from the huge variety available! The most notable include Hebridean Excursions, Orkney Uncovered, Photo Walk Scotland and Fishing Scotland Day Tours.

What are the best events and festivals in Scotland?

Special events

Hogmanay, the Scottish celebration of New Year, is famous throughout the world. Start the new year with a bang that includes fireworks, dancing, drinks and the friendliest of banter. Staying in a Scotland holiday letting will mean you can party like a native. Scottish summers are vibrant with colour, sport, music and comedy: don't miss the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Highland Games - these are two of Scotland's most fun and festive annual events.

What are the must-see attractions in Scotland?

Visit top sites from your holiday letting in Scotland

Arthur's Seat

Arthur's Seat is an extinct volcano in Edinburgh, and viewsboasts excellent. On a clear day you can see across to Fife, and get superb views of the Castle and Old Town too.

Royal Yacht Britannia

After leaving the Royal Family in 1997, HMY Britannia came to Leith where it now is open to visit the Bridge, State Apartments, crew quarters and engine room.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Glasgow's most visited museum, Kelvingrove offers a world-class art collection upstairs, while the downstairs galleries are filled with objects telling the story of Glasgow's natural and industrial history.

Edinburgh Old Town

Lose yourself in the narrow streets winding down the Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle and experience life in this historic part of the city. Don't miss St Giles Cathedral, or the tall tenement buildings.

National Museum of Scotland

Scotland's national museum tells the story of the country and its people, from prehistoric times to the 21st century.

Information about holiday rentals in Scotland

🏡 Holiday homes available 57,726 properties
💳 Discounts available up to 54%
🌙 Nightly prices from £34
⭐ Popular amenities Pets allowed, Pool and Hot tub
🐾 Pet friendly rentals 8,658 properties

Frequently Asked Questions

How many accommodation are available to rent in Scotland?

Currently there are 57,726 holiday lettings from 44 different providers on offer in Scotland.

What is the most popular holiday apartment amenity in Scotland?

The top three amenities our customers choose for holiday rentals in Scotland are Pets allowed, Pool and Hot tub.

How many holiday homes with a pool there are on offer in Scotland?

Holiday homes with pools are 5 of all offers in Scotland with an average rate of £258 per night.

Can i bring my pet while staying in a Scotland holiday letting?

Yes, there are 8,658 holiday rentals in Scotland that allow pets for £213 per night.

What is the best time of year to travel to Scotland?

Sun lovers should visit Scotland in July and August to enjoy the warmest weather.

Where can I see discounts on holiday accommmodation in Scotland?

You can find great value holiday accommodation in Scotland with prices for accommodation beginning at £34 - and HomeToGo has launched a range of filters that mean it's easy to see some outstanding deals. When choosing the dates for your holiday, search with HomeToGo's flexible dates technology to easily look for low-price date options and get discounts of as much as 54%. Additionally, HomeToGo's 'distance from' filter enables you to find top quality accommodation offers in great value, lesser-known spots which are still near to your desired destination, whether that's the coastline, a swimming lake, winter sports area or town centre. Start your search as soon as possible to take advantage of good availability and low prices - and do so with confidence by selecting HomeToGo's 'free cancellation' filter when using the website or app.

What are the benefits of choosing a holiday letting in Scotland with HomeToGo?

From increased privacy away from the crowds to more space for relaxing with your family, friends or partner, holiday homes in Scotland provide a wide range of benefits. HomeToGo provides genuine ratings from verified visitors, and searching is safe, simple, and hassle-free - so with 57,726 lettings from 44 providers in the area, you're sure to uncover the perfect holiday home with the amenities and features you need in Scotland.

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Where to go in Scotland: Explore Edinburgh, Fort William, and the Isle of Skye

Scotland lends itself to everyone – fans of history, adventurers, film enthusiasts, and admirers of art. Rich art collections and historic places await in the large cities, and striking landscapes surround you. See why some of the most popular films ever made were shot here.

  1. Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland This city, featuring Gothic architecture, is one of the world's top festival destinations. Walk along the Royal Mile, the main street, to Edinburgh Castle, perched atop a high hill and offering views of the city and nearby bay. Nearby attractions include the Museum of Edinburgh, displaying exhibits on archaeology, decorative arts, and war, and Camera Obscura, a viewpoint and house of illusions.
  2. Glasgow, the cultural hub of Scotland The country’s largest city boasts Art Nouveau and Victorian architecture. Admission-free Riverside Museum exhibits old locomotives, carriages, and other means of transport, while Kelvingrove Art Gallery displays everything from Bronze Age tools to a 20th-century fighting aeroplane.
  3. Ben Nevis To conquer Great Britain's highest mountain, consider booking a holiday cottage in Fort William, a town in the Scottish Highlands some 160km north of Glasgow. Go mountain biking and take a nostalgic train ride over the Glenfinnan Viaduct. While travelling over the 21-arch bridge featured in Harry Potter films, admire the groves and hilly landscape.
  4. Glen Nevis This neighbour of Ben Nevis is the site of Steall Falls, another Harry Potter filming location. The high waterfall, plummeting from a snow-capped mountain, is where Harry confronted a Hungarian Horntail dragon. Go to The Elephant House Café in Edinburgh, near the Royal Mile, to see where JK Rowling penned some of Harry Potter's adventures.
  5. Isle of Skye (Cloud Island) Here, you'll believe you've wandered into some legendary land. Discover colourful cliffs, rugged mountains, and misty waterfalls while admiring the Scottish Highlands from numerous viewpoints, and marvel at the pastel sky overhead emitting light from everywhere and nowhere.


Romantic breaks in Scotland: Soak in hot tubs at cosy holiday cottages or luxury apartments

You'll find a great selection of holiday lettings in Scotland, from quaint and cosy stone houses and castles in the countryside to luxurious apartments in cities.

Unique and historic castles are available to rent throughout the country, but mostly around Edinburgh and Glasgow. They may occupy hills with panoramic views or secluded areas surrounded by groves. Many offer Internet access so that you can keep in touch with loved ones, and a fireplace to warm up by.

Cosy holiday cottages are also available countrywide. Typically made of stone or wood, these dwellings often have parking and fireplaces. In some of them, you can reinvigorate in hot tubs, relax in pools, and connect to wireless Internet. Hidden from the neighbours by manicured gardens or surrounding woods, these holiday homes are ideal for romantic breaks.

Holiday apartments in the major cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow range from compact studios to larger, more luxurious spaces. If you're travelling to Scotland for a romantic vacation, there are many holiday lettings suitable for couples.


Holidays with pets in Scotland

Dogs (or 'dugs' here) and other pets are welcome to accompany you to holiday lettings in Scotland. They're also often permitted to join you at restaurants and several attractions, and they'll love frolicking in the countryside.

  1. Dining at restaurants Your four-legged family member can keep you company at many restaurants and pubs all over Scotland. Linen 1906 and Saint Luke's are some eateries you can visit with your dog in Glasgow, while Brewhemia and Cowan & Sons are good options in Edinburgh.
  2. Visiting attractions Numerous points of interest throughout Scotland are open for you and your dog. Some places you can visit together are Melrose Abbey in the Scottish Borders, Scone Palace near Perth, and Fort George, a short drive from Inverness.
  3. Walks in nature Lakes, beaches and designated walking areas are out there for you to explore with your dog if you adhere to the Scottish Outdoor Access Code. Take your pet to the hills of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, or the flower-filled gardens of Aberdeen.

What are the most popular holiday destinations and places to visit in Scotland?