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Highlights the Highlands
- Stunning nature
- Scottish islands
- Sensational hiking
- Amazing kayaking
- Historic Inverness
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Cottages in the Highlands
Shrouded in historical beauty, the Highlands have been an inspiration for writers and artists for eons. How does renting a holiday cottage surrounded by the greatest wilderness in the British Isles sound?! There are cottages to rent across the Highlands, from the gorgeous area around Ben Nevis, Scotland’s highest mountain, to the enchanting Isle of Skye of the west coast, and the infamous John o’ Groats in the far, far north of the countryCottages for the perfect holiday
Cottages in the Highlands tend to be small and perfectly formed, best suited to small groups and couples. There are a handful of cottages for rent, however, with 4 or 5 bedrooms for those who require more space. They are located in gorgeous natural habitats, guaranteeing you complete seclusion at the foothills of craggy mountains, on the rugged coast of the Scottish islands, or next to fast flowing rivers that will serenade you to sleep.
Travellers and activities
If you want your children to grow up appreciating nature, then a holiday to the Highlands is a great start! Head to the island of Skye, to Fairy Pools, and negotiate the streams and stepping-stones on the hour long walk to these enchanting waterfalls and rock pools. The area is essentially a giant natural playground, perfect for exploration and games of hide and seek.The Highlands for hiking
The highlands offer a sublime landscape of craggy mountains, undulating mists and tranquil lakes. With a multitude of enchanting trails, where to start? The Black Cuillin on the Isle of Skye is mother nature at its imperious best, dramatic from every angle. If you plan to explore only one part of the Scottish Highlands, this surely has to be it!The Highlands for lovers of scotch
The Highlands is famous worldwide for two fabulous things – its gorgeous mountains and its scotch. The Highland Whisky festival, held in May, is the whisky-lover’s highlight of the year, featuring exclusive tastings of iconic single malts, tours and events. Not here in May? Beeline to the Glengoyne distillery, considered the 'most beautiful distillery in Scotland'. The Maturation Room is a real delight, showcasing how scotch is aged for many years in huge wooden casks.
Make sure to check out the annual Highland Games, where contestants show off their skills at sports such as haggis-hurling!
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The Glenfinnan Viaduct is a railway bridge quite unlike any other in the world. Nowadays it is famous for the iconic scene in Harry Potter, in which the Hogwarts Express crossed the viaduct on the way to Hogwarts. Take the gorgeous serpentine roads up to Glenfinnan and hike up the path for an unobstructed vista overlooking the viaduct.2. Explore Scotland’s most photographed castle
Eilean Donan Castle frequently appears in photographs, film and television, and for good reason. Situated in a majestic setting, it has recently been restored to its former glory. Take an educational audio tour around the castle and feast on the magnificent views of the surrounding area.3. Enjoy Scotland’s bovine buffoonery
With their characteristic thick fur and winding horns, the Highland Cows are dotted across the rural Scottish landscape. These cows were bred back in the clan days, and they are now an inimitable part of the Highlands’ landscape. The best place to view these animals is the Duke’s Pass as it winds down to the loch.4. Discover Elgin and its medieval cathedral
Lovely Elgin boasts several historic attractions well worthy of your time. The cathedral is an imposing, celebrated ruin that has been sympathetically looked after. Ascend the tower up the spiral staircase and you will be rewarded with glittering vistas over this prettiest of town.5. Ascend on Scotland’s only funicular railway
The funicular lifts you up the precipitous slopes of CairnGorm to its gorgeous peak. Feast on all-embracing views across the entire region. Worked up an appetite? Head to Ptarmigan restaurant for a memorable dining experience 1,000 metres above sea level!6. Come face to face with Britain's only herd of free-range reindeer!
No need to trapse all the way to the North Pole or wait until Christmas to spot reindeer in the wild! Simply head to the Cairngorm Mountains,= where they roam freely within a 10,000-acre chunk of land. You can meet, feed and stroke the reindeer brought in for the day at the visitor centre.7. Explore beautiful Inverness
Burrowed in the heart of the Scottish Highlands between the mountains and the sea, Inverness is bursting with history. Learn about its colourful history at the Culloden Visitor Centre, with interactive displays that reveal the run up to Scotland’s most historic events. Don’t miss the mesmerizing 360-degree theatre!
FAQs: Cottages the Highlands
Among the services offered by Holidu, it appears that the cottages in Highlands have everything that travellers dream of! Here, the cottages generally include a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (83%), garden (63%), and fireplace (34%)...Not bad, right?
On average, the cottages here have rather positive comments. Judging by the Holidu database, 49% of cottages have a rating of 4.5 stars. A ratio relatively high which allows us to confirm that you will without a doubt find the ideal cottage for a wonderful holiday!
Judging by the Holidu data, 20% of cottages in Highlands are suitable for holidays with children, it will therefore be easy to find the perfect cottage for you and your family.
Certainly! In Highlands, 44% of the cottages welcome them with open arms, 63% even have a garden!
Certainly! According to last year's data, 83% of cottages in Highlands offer Wi-Fi. It is therefore no problem for you to will be able to stay connected throughout your stay!
A big percentage of cottages in Highlands (67%) cost less than £100 a night. This is the perfect destination for reserving a cheap cottage!
Yes! According to Holidu's database, a lot of cottages in Highlands . It is the ideal destination for winter hibernating!
According to the data collected last year by Holidu, 84% of cottages welcome small groups of up to four guests. Approximately 84% of the cottages here include at least two separate bedrooms. This is the perfect destination for going in a small group on holiday!