The Lewis Longhouse is a new and unique, luxury holiday cottage, sleeping 4, with a 5-star grading from Visit Scotland just confirmed. Located above a bay on the east side of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, only 15 minutes from Stornoway.
Set low on the hillside with wide, uninterrupted views east, south and west to watch the world go by and weather change throughout the day, this stunning, low-impact building is a modern take on traditional Lewis houses. The Lewis Longhouse is comfortable in its surroundings, with contemporary design and energy-conscious technology to make your stay a pleasure, you can soak up the views through the floor-to-ceiling windows south to Broad Bay and rare reed beds on common grazing land, looking to stunning sunrises over the bay or west to sunsets over the moors. Continue reading
Here’s some of the great Twitter pics from last nights #ScotlandHour Tweetup, on the theme of Scotland Festivals (Walking, Food & Drink, Nature, Wildlife, Arts/Culture).
You can see more tweets from #ScotlandHour #Festivals on Susan McNaughton’s Storify page, and also find out more events in Scotland in our ‘What’s On’ section.
This fabulous video of the Scottish Highlands by Sam Oakes certainly whets the appetite to venture further North. The Scottish Highlands has it all – wilderness spaces, wonderful views and a great chance to get close to nature and wildlife. Why not come and see why everyone is talking about the Year of the Natural Scotland 2013? Continue reading
Deep South by Graeme Law via Flickr Creative Commons
Yes it’s official…Spring is here! So if you can grab some holiday time, have a look through these self Catering cottages in Scotland offering special offers in April.
Croft Cottage is a 5 star self-catering cottage offering luxury accommodation on the Isle of Harris for up to 6 people. The cottage is situated down a private road away from the main road, in a wooded 26 acre croft, giving a sense of complete seclusion.
Enjoying stunning panoramic views of East Loch Tarbert, Scalpay, The Minch and The Isle of Skye, and within walking distance of Tarbert with its restaurants, shops and amenities, the cottage is only 10 minutes by car from the outstanding beaches of Luskentyre and Seilebost. The North Harris hills, the highest in the Outer Hebrides are only a 10 minute drive away.
Available week commencing 27th April for the low season price of £920. Continue reading
5 Star Luxury Large Holiday House in Loch Melfort, Argyll, Nr Oban
Focus on Fearnach Bay House
Situated in a secluded corner of a 1000 acre private estate and working hill farm in Argyll, Fearnach Bay House is a wonderful large holiday home, built to an exceptionally high standard, and offering everything you could wish for in the way of luxury, peace and relaxation.
Just 100 metres from its own private shoreline and overlooking the yachts moored in Loch Melfort, Fearnach Bay House is a 5 Star large self catering holiday house, sleeping 8 and enjoying a southerly aspect. Immediately behind stands the magnificent Melfort Hill; steep, wooded and from the summit, breathtaking views over the nearby islands of Luing, Scarba, Jura and Islay. Continue reading
Balmaha Sunset By baaker2009 via Flickr Creative Commons
You’re not too late to book your Easter Cottages in Scotland. Whether it’s getting away with the family or friends, or a couple looking for a last minute break as we leave the winter months and step into Spring.
Here’s a small selection of cottages available on our site. You can also go directly to the Last Minute Easter Cottages w/c 30th March or w/c 6th April, or you can search on specific dates using our Advanced Search page. Continue reading
Romance by Neil Roger (neil1877) via Flickr Creative Commons
Scotland is wonderful for romance…stunning scenery, castles, beaches and cosy cottages. If you are looking for a holiday with your loved one, then have a look through these romantic cottages in Scotland. This is just a small selection and you can browse through more romantic cottages on our main site. Continue reading
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Blue Reef Cottages are set in the beautiful remote village of Scarista, on the Island of Harris in the Outer Hebrides. Harris, from the old Norse meaning ‘high land,’ is often described as the ‘high heart of the Hebrides’. Scarista is on the breathtakingly beautiful west coast of the island with miles of golden sandy beaches, fertile machair soil and stunning mountainous backdrops. These beautiful, unique, luxury cottages on Harris, each with its own sauna and Jacuzzi, are the ideal Hebridean retreat for a romantic and luxurious break. The cottages are 5 star graded by Visit Scotland and have a Gold award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme.
Blue Reef Cottages Sleeps 2 – Visit our site for more info and to see more Cottages on Harris.
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Àiridh a’ Bhàigh (The Shieling by the Bay) is an original 1800s traditional thatched cottage on the isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, which has been renovated to the highest standard. It is full of authentic Hebridean character with added luxuries for your relaxation and enjoyment.
The Shieling is located in a tranquil unspoilt environment where an abundance of rare wildlife will entertain you in their natural habitat from your window or the secluded bay view seating area. You can sit and relax on your private elevated view point of Creag Loisgte (Burn Rock) where you may view St Kilda, The Isle Of Skye, Rhum, Harris, Barra, Benbecula and North Uist. Only minutes walk away enjoy the finest award winning local produce from the fertile land and sea of the Outer Hebrides in the local award winning restaurant.
The Shieling by the Bay sleeps 2 – visit our site for more info and to see more Cottages in South Uist.
Cottages in Scotland with Hot Tub – The Hill Cottage, Croft 103 in Sutherland
What is it about soaking in a wonderful hot tub looking out onto stunning views, that puts it right up there on the holiday wish list?
Well since holidays should be a break from the norm, and lazing in a luxurious hot tub, indulging in a glass of bubbly and feeling like time has no meaning, is definitely a break from the norm, then the desire for cottages and lodges with hot tubs is understandable.
Hill Cottage, featured above, takes this to a new level by providing two chic baths, one of which is outdoors on the secluded patio area overlooking the sea. Both baths accommodate two people and offer uninterrupted views of sea loch and mountain. Continue reading