The Northern Highlands and Islands are some of the most sparsely populated lands in the entire United Kingdom and will therefore provide a great retreat for couples looking for a romantic cottage holiday in Scotland. The jagged coastline and surrounding islands are just waiting to be explored with plenty of outdoor activities and water-based pursuits in the region.
Discover more about the myths and legends of the wonderful Loch Ness. When you approach you’ll be astonished by the size and beauty of the Loch. Why not head out onto the water during a family friendly cottage holiday in the Highlands and see whether you can spot Nessie?
There are almost an endless list of castles to explore in the region, all with magnificent architecture and fascinating stories about the previous inhabitants. Hours can be spent meandering the wonderful gardens that are often attached to these castles.
Scotland is famed for its imposing mountains and this is no different in the Highlands. Set yourself the challenge of reaching the peak of one of these mountains, then marvel at the spectacular panoramic views that you are treated to from the top. Family pets will love exploring the great outdoors and we have some stunning dog friendly cottages to rent in Northern Scotland.