Most popular Log Cabins & Lodges in Highlands
Highlights in Highlands
- Stunning nature
- Scottish islands
- Sensational hiking
- Amazing kayaking
- Eilean Donan Castle
- Historic Inverness
Most popular amenities for Log Cabins & Lodges in Highlands
Log cabins in the Highlands
Shrouded in historical beauty, the grand Scottish Highlands have inspired romantic writers and artists for centuries. A formidable natural environment, what could be better than staying in a log cabin surrounded by the greatest wilderness in the British Isles? Log cabins are available across the Highlands, from the stunning area around Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the country, to the bewitching Isle of Skye in the west, and the famous John o’ Groats at Scotland’s most northern mainland point.A private swimming pool almost guaranteed!
Log cabins in the Highlands tend to be small and cosy, best suited to small groups and couples. They are located in wonderful natural habitats, guaranteeing you complete seclusion at the foothills of jagged mountains, on the rugged coast of the Scottish islands, or next to fast flowing rivers that will serenade you to sleep. Some even come with a hot tub and sauna!
Travellers and activities
The Highlands are a wonderful place to introduce your children to the natural world. On the island of Skye, take them to Fairy Pools – navigate the streams and stepping-stones on the 45 minutes’ walk to these magical clear cascades and rock pools. The landscape is one big natural playground, great for exploration and games of hide and seekThe Highlands for walkers
Keen hikers will find a picture-perfect paradise of rugged mountains, rolling mists and placid lakes. With a plethora of magical trails, where to go first? The Black Cuillin is a world-famous range of mountains on the Isle of Skye. Nature at its imperious best, spectacular from every angle, if you only have time to hike one area of the Highlands, make this your preferred choice.The Highlands for whisky lovers
The Highlands has two fabulous things in abundance – marvellous mountains, and wonderful whisky. Join the exclusive tastings, tours and events related to truly iconic single malts at the Highland Whisky festival in May. Or why not spend a woozy day at the Glengoyne distillery, often described as the 'most beautiful distillery in Scotland'? The highlight is the Maturation Room, which showcases how whisky is aged in wooden casks.
The Highland Games is home to the world record haggis throw, at 71 metres!
Top 7 travel tips in the Highlands
One of the most striking viaducts in the world, it is now even more famous as the bridge the Hogwarts Express crossed on its way to Hogwarts. Take the beautiful winding roads up to Glenfinnan and walk up the trail for a spectacular unobstructed view overlooking the viaduct.2. Explore Scotland’s most photographed castle
Here in the Highlands, Eilean Donan Castle is the cynosure of all eyes. The castle, located in a resplendent setting, has been restored to its former glory. An informative audio tour is included in the entrance price, and the views of the surrounding area simply mesmerising3. Enjoy some bovine buffoonery
The Highland Cows, with their shaggy fur and long horns, dot the rural Scottish landscape. They have a heritage that stretches back to the days of the clans. The very best place to see these animals is the Duke’s Pass as it drops down to loch level.4. Explore Elgin and its historic cathedral
Picturesque Elgin has a number of historic attractions worthy of a visit. The cathedral is a majestic, historic ruin that has been maintained very sympathetically. Climb the tower up the spiral staircase and you will be rewarded with magnificent views over this pretty town.5. Take Scotland’s only funicular railway
The funicular carts you up the steep slopes of CairnGorm where you will be rewarded by phenomenal, panoramic views over the region. Hungry? Visit Ptarmigan Restaurant for a dining experience at over 3,500 feet above sea level. You can even go tubing on the mountain on the 56 metre, high-speed tubing slide featuring two thrilling parabolic turns. Fun for both children and adults!6. Meet Britain's only herd of free-range reindeer!
You no longer have to head to the North Pole or wait until Christmas to spot reindeer. In the Cairngorm Mountains, they are allowed to wander as they wish within a 10,000-acre chunk of land. At the visitor centre, meet, feed and stroke the handful of reindeer brought in for the day.7. Spend a day exploring Inverness
Nestled in the heart of the Scottish Highlands between mountain and sea, Inverness is bubbling with history. To learn more about the days of yore, visit Culloden Visitor Centre, which features interactive displays that reveal the background to Scotland’s most important events. Don’t miss the 360-degree immersion theatre!