Holiday Cottages North Coasts and Orkney Islands

The Far North Scottish Coast is almost unheard of by some. But for those in the know or simply seeking the great escape from the hassles and bustle of 21’st century life, this is the place to escape too. It offers spectacular Mountain ranges to the North West and 100’s of Coastal castles / fortresses and places of historical interest. Some of Europe’s finest sandy beaches including Dunnet Bay and Melvich are found on the North Coast. The Far North Coast also offers a great chance of seeing the Northern Lights and you could easily spend a month exploring the delights of at least some of the 70 Islands making up the Orcadian Arcapeligo.


Owner Direct List 3 Sutherland Self Catering – Kyle of Tongue, Scottish North Coast, sleeps 6. Detached cottage offering you total peace and tranquillity, set in a wildlife haven of outstanding beauty on the North coast of Scotland…Treat yourselves to a great value extra special holiday of relaxation, sightseeing, walking, fishing, golfing, bird watching… and much more…and once a month on average the famous and mysterious Northern lights. Sorry no Pets, £320 to £495 P/W

Owner Direct List 4 Self Catering Dunnet Head – Dunnet Head, Caithness, Far North Cottage sleeps 6. This unique former Croft Cottage with large enclosed garden is the furthest North Detached Cottage on the Scottish mainland, enjoying spectacular open views of the Pentland firth, Scapa flow and Orkney Isles. This Beautiful cottage enjoys many luxuries including en-suite master bedroom, bathroom with observation skylight windows, 2 person Jacuzzi bath, Sauna and Free WIFI. Also front Conservatory for clear Sea, Night Sky and Eagle Watching. Full Electric heating, Coal / Wood Stove, further family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath. All bedrooms all with tv / dvd. This cottage forms the perfect base for exploring Caithness, Sutherland, the North Coast, Cape Wrath and Orkney. Pets Welcome, £395 to £650 P/W

Owner Direct List 68 Shore Cottage Moray Firth – Whitehills, Aberdeenshire, sleeps 8. Beautiful Shoreside Holiday Cottage on the Moray Firth in the harbour village of Whitehills near Banff, Aberdeenshire. Dolphin Self Catering Cottage offers wonderful Sea Views, sandy beaches close by and miles of beautiful coastline to explore with numerous caves and ruins of castles providing homes for a wide range of wildlife. Pets Welcome, £400 to £800 P/W

Owner Direct List 81 North Coast Holiday Cottage – Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Creel portsoy sleeps 6. Beautiful former fisherman’s Cottage with commanding Sea Views over looking the Harbour of the East Coast Scottish fishing village of Portsoy. Here the sea according to its unceasing tides’ rhythm calmly washes the coast. This former 18th century Scottish fisherman’s cottage has much history with it’s many original period features combined with 21st century comfort. Pets Welcome, £300 to £500 P/W

Owner Direct List 93 Seaside Cottage Aberdeenshire – Whitehills, Aberdeenshire, 8 Low Shore sleeps 6. Beautiful shoreside detached cottage in Whitehills with enclosed back garden and sea views from most of the windows. The cottage has full central heating and satellite television. There are spectacular views of the sea from the lounge. The comfy chairs are placed around the feature original Victorian fireplace, perfect to snuggle up to with a good book. Pets Welcome, £250 to £450 P/W

Owner Direct List 100 Scottish Sea View Cottage – Whitehills, Aberdeenshire, sleeps up to 7, Beautiful detached cottage so close to the sea you actually feel within it. Whale Cottage sits gable end onto the sea wall and at high tide the waves lap within feet of the cottage. There are sea views from most rooms and if you are lucky the odd passing whale or dolphin. Pets Welcome, £250 to £450 P/W

Owner Direct List 106 Shoreside Holiday Cottage Moray – Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire, Soundwaves sleeps 8. Beautiful Shoreside Holiday Cottage on the Moray Firth with one of the best locations in Gardenstown. Named Soundwaves not only because of the sound of the waves outside the windows; but because of the worldwide hit Sailing sung by Rod Stewart was composed “inside this cottage” which enjoys uninterrupted sea views from every room. Pets Welcome, £400 to £695 P/W

Owner Direct List 13 Sea View Cottage John O Groats – John O Groats, Caithness, The Smiddy sleeps 4. Offering lovely Sea Views close to John o Groats the Old Smiddy Cottage has been beautifully restored to provide comfortable Holiday Accommodation with all Modern Luxury keeping as many of it’s original features as possible. NO Pets, £325 to £575 P/W

Owner Direct List 8 Sea View Log Cabins – Maryhill, near Buckie, Moray Coast – sleeps 4 and up to 6. Two scandinavian Pine Log Cabins situated within working farm land, surrounded by Idyllic Scottish countryside. Offering a remote feel yet close to the Moray Firth’s Finest Beaches and picture postcard villages. at 600 feet above Sea Level the Log Cabins enjoy magnificent Sea Views over the Moray Firth and Highlands of Scotland. Sorry no Pets, £280 to £550 P/W

Owner Direct List 27 Northern Lights Group Accommodation – Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire, Crows Nest Cottage sleeps 8. Offering Group Accommodation to see the Northern Lights luxury detached Holiday Cottage, Jacuzzi, WIFI and commanding views of the Northern Skies and Sea in the beautiful picture postcard village of Gardenstown. Pets Welcome, £400 to £800 P/W

Owner Direct List 37 Castle Holidays Scotland Self Catering – Fordyce, Morayshire, Lady Margaret Cottage sleeps 4. This beautiful Self Catering cottage is perfect for Castle Holidays in Scotland. Lady Margaret Cottage is situated within the Gardens of Fordyce Castle and is so close it is barely possible to stand in the gap between the Cottage and Fordyce Castle. Pets Welcome, £325 to £625 P/W

Owner Direct List 31 Seaside Cottage Cullen – Cullen, Aberdeenshire, 237 Seatown sleeps 6. Detached Cottage ideal for Beach Holidays in Cullen just a short walk from the Beach and harbour. This beautiful cottage has partial sea views and a long sandy beach is directly across the road from the cottage. Cullen Golf Course is just at the end of the beach. The cottage itself has stunning views of the Moray coastline from both upper bedrooms. Pets Welcome, £320 to £550 P/W

Owner Direct List 44 Log Cabin with private Hot Tub – Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire, sleeps 2 to 4. Secret retreat Log Cabin sleeping with it’s own Private Hot Tub set in deep countryside, within private grounds of 3/4 acre with stunning 360 degree picturesque views over the Aberdeenshire countryside. This stunning Log Cabin lies within 2 miles of the lovely picturesque coastal village of Gardens town and Pennan made famous for the film with Bert Lancaster The Local Hero. 1 Pet Welcome, 2 Night Weekend Hire from just £282 – Single Midweek Nightly hire from just £152

Owner Direct List 42 Secret Hot Tub Log Cabin Hire – Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire, Sleeps 2, The Secret Hideaway Log Cabin has its own Private Hot Tub and is a truly Romantic Getaway enjoying a remote elevated Countryside location with stunning 360 degree picturesque views over the Aberdeenshire countryside, with cosy romantic self catering accommodation. The bathroom with shower cubicle, sink and W/C. The Bedroom is Luxurious, the Double bed has high quality pillows and duvet. For relaxation there is a two Seater sofa, TV/DVD and a build in country style fitted kitchen with Belfast sink. 1 small Pet Welcome, 2 Night Weekend Hire from just £282 – Single Midweek Nightly hire from just £141

Owner Direct List 53 Sea View Cottage Moray Firth – Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire, sleeps 7. Beautiful former 19th century fisherman’s cottage in Gardenstown by the Moray Firth, just a stones throw from the sea. The cottage has spectacular sea views from the upstairs bedrooms and retains much of it’s original charm for a relaxing seaside holiday away from the pressures of modern life. Pets Welcome, £250 to £450 P/W

Owner Direct List 95 Self Catering Aberdeenshire Coast – Sandhaven, Aberdeenshire, Pittendrum House has beautiful views from Sandhaven over to Fraserburgh Bay and the lighhouse. Recently restored this former 18th century Georgian Laird’s House sleeps 10 to 14 people in 5 large bedrooms, ideal for large groups self catering, family get togethers, team building weekends and Northern Lights seekers needing group accommodation. Pets Welcome, £700 to £1150 P/W

Owner Direct List 4 Self Catering North Coast – Dunnet Head, Caithness, Far North Cottage sleeps 6. This unique former Croft Cottage with large enclosed garden is the furthest North Detached Cottage on the Scottish mainland, enjoying spectacular open views of the Pentland firth, Scapa flow and Orkney Isles. This Beautiful cottage enjoys many luxuries including en-suite master bedroom, bathroom with observation skylight windows, 2 person Jacuzzi bath, Sauna and Free WIFI. Also front Conservatory for clear Sea, Night Sky and Eagle Watching. Full Electric heating, Coal / Wood Stove, further family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath. All bedrooms all with tv / dvd. This cottage forms the perfect base for exploring Caithness, Sutherland, the North Coast, Cape Wrath and Orkney. Pets Welcome, £395 to £650 P/W

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Hoseasons Listing Orkney Island Holiday Cottages These lovely Orkney Island holiday cottages are renovated to a good standard and enjoy unrivalled views over the sea. Westray, the queen of the Isles, is the ultimate get away from it all destination. This beautiful island, just north of mainland Orkney, has a unique atmosphere with many attractions of historic and cultural interest. Each season on Westray enjoys its own flavour with the endless summer days, and in winter you may be lucky to witness the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) – a stunning sight never to be forgotten.

Hoseasons Listing Pet Friendly Holiday Cottage Crovie

Sleeping up to 5 people this lovely Crovie Holiday Cottage is Pet Friendly too infused with the character of this delightful conservation village, strung out along the base of the rugged cliffs at Crovie. Formerly a fishermans cottage, the rooms are tastefully furnished in a traditional style. Situated almost at the end of the village, it has a private, secluded feel with spectacular views out to sea and the headlands beyond from the rear garden, may reward you with glimpses of dolphins and other marine life, ever present in the area. Golf, fishing, swimming, a gallery and quaint harbours are all within a short drive. Shops 2 miles, pub and restaurant 1½ miles.

Hoseasons Listing Remote Holiday Cottage Orkney Islands

This Remote Holiday Cottage is the perfect cosy hideaway on the Orkney Islands with spectacular sea views, in a very remote area. Park, a former croft, perfectly placed to get away from it all. A simply, yet comfortably furnished holiday cottage, built in 1884 from traditional stone, it stands alone, amidst acres of grass land. Long beaches, the nearest 200 yards, no-one else in sight, and only the lighthouse, birds and seals for company.

Hoseasons Listing Sea View Holiday Cottage Banff

Offering lovely Sea Views over Boyndie Bay this is a cosy semi-detached Banff Holiday Cottage set at the end of a cul de sac, yet within easy reach of Banff’s good facilities. The patio doors in the living room and the picture windows in the main bedroom make this a stunning location, and the private sitting-out area looks onto a coastal path alongside the property. Guided tours are available, where you can take in the architectural highlights. Inverboyndie and Banff Bay, two of Scotland’s finest beaches are within walking distance.

Hoseasons Listing Sea View Holiday Cottage Gardenstown

This lovely Holiday Cottage enjoys stunning Sea Views and sits just a few yards from the seafront this cosy, detached, holiday cottage is an ideal retreat for visitors to this charming village, set at the foot of the cliffs. Gardenstown has a long history of sea fishing with a lovely harbour, hotel and interesting shops.

Hoseasons Listing Sea View Holiday Cottage Portsoy

This Holiday Cottage Portsoy enjoys magnificent views over Portsoy harbour and out to the Sea. Portsoy is renowned for its boat festival in summer and is a great base to explore this rugged coastline which is home to dolphins, minke whales and birds. The Whisky and Castle Trails are easily accessed and the Cairngorm National Park is an hour away. Shop 300 yards, pub 200 yards.

Hoseasons Listing Self Catering Accommodation Orkney Isles

Ideal for exploring the Orkney Isles this Self Catering Accommodation is in the heart of a bustling ferry and fishing harbour. Harbour view is a comfortable first floor holiday apartment was originally a warehouse, constructed in the 1760s. Steeped in history, it boasts fascinating views and a close proximity to the centre of vibrant Stromness, a town renowned for its maritime history, in an Isle rich with natural wonders. 5,000 year old Skara Brae, the Ring of Brodgar and St Magnus Cathedral nearby, with golf and fishing locally. Mountain bikes available for hire. Shop and pub 50 yards.

Hoseasons Listing Self Catering Holiday Cottage Banff

A beautiful self catering link-detached Holiday Cottage in Banff, lovingly and carefully restored by the owner to make a wonderful choice for a holiday by the sea. It retains many of its original features such as beams and wood panelling, which have been carefully incorporated into the individual style of the cottage. Situated just a few hundred yards from the shore of the Moray Firth, there are lovely sea views from the living room and the bedrooms, and there is a small, pretty garden to the front and side of the house, offering guests the chance to enjoy the sunshine after a day out.

Hoseasons Listing Crovie Holiday Cottage Sea Views

This Holiday Cottage enjoys Stunning Sea Views within Crovie village, resting along the bottom of a cliff like a row of puffins gazing out to sea! Situated on the Moray Firth Coast, it’s one of the best preserved traditional fishing villages in Scotland. The spectacular views out to sea and the headlands beyond attest to a 19th-century chronicler’s description of its ’savage grandeur.’

Manual enquiry request for Holiday Cottages in Scotland

To help us help you find your perfect holiday, please advise the following –

1. How many people are in your intended group ?
2. Which area of Scotland do you seek your Stay ?
3. Do you need Pet Friendly Accommodation ?
4. Does you specifically need a Sauna – Hot Tub – WiFi – Log Fire ?
5. The approximate or exact dates do you prefer ? – weekends – Midweeks – Weeks ?

Then press Submit and we will e-mail you a list of all available Holidays in Scotland. Including hire rates, direct website links and booking information.












Please note, we DO NOT share your e-mail address with anyone!