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Northern Highlands

Outstanding remote natural beauty...

A highland cow near Glencoe

A view over Loch Garry

Bagpipe player in uniform

Red Deer Stag near Rannoch Moor

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Discover a wonderful variety of contrasting landscapes that will make a lasting impression, from the remote rock-hewn wilderness of far north west Sutherland to the green rolling coastal lands by the Cromarty Firth. Wherever you travel you’re surrounded by some of the most outstanding remote natural beauty in Scotland.

The Highlands is not only blessed with wonderful countryside, there are also miles of dramatic coastline, with quiet pristine sandy beaches, picturesque sea lochs and a scattering of pretty coastal villages close to clear turquoise waters. This is a place to really enjoy ‘The Great Outdoors’, with plenty of activities from mountain climbing and white water rafting to gentle family walks and mountain biking for all abilities.

This part of the British Isles is also a great place to see wildlife; unsurprisingly wildlife flourishes in this great wilderness and there are plenty of opportunities to get out and about on land and sea - take one of the many boat trips on offer for close encounters with seals, whales and dolphins or simply get out into the glens, hills and forests to see eagles, deer and maybe even the elusive pine martin to name but a few.

For a holiday at a more leisurely pace visit the region’s many historical sites, ancient castles, stately homes and fascinating museums, learn about the Highlands rich history and culture, its clans and conflicts, the tragedy of the Highland Clearances and its role in the Jacobite risings.

Summer visitors to the Highlands (mostly July and August) may not want to miss the annual Highland Games, which are held across the Highlands and are a unique spectacle of athletic, dancing and piping events which should not be missed!

The Coach House

ref: 511320

Braemore near Ullapool, Northern Highlands

4 Stars

Forming part of a converted stable positioned on the first floor of a large historic house 10 miles from Ullapool
 
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Clynescroft

NEW! ref: 511348

Murkle near Thurso, Northern Highlands


With outstanding panoramic views over the sea to the Orkney Isles beyond this single storey cottage has a stunning setting
Sleeps2 - 3
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Pine Tree Cottage

ref: 511305

Altass, Lairg, Sutherland, Northern Highlands


Detached cottage for 2 situated in a quiet lane in the heart of the spectacular Sutherland hills.
 
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

The Cottage

ref: 511238

Strathcarron, Wester Ross, Northern Highlands


Charming, detached single story cottage for two enjoying quiet seclusion surrounded by magnificent scenery of mountains and the stunning sea loch - Loch Carron
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

The Barn

ref: 511324

Mey, Thurso, Northern Highlands


One of three barn conversions with stunning views across the sea with the Orkney Isles clearly visible
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Bay Cottage

ref: 511232

Gairloch, Wester Ross, Northern Highlands


Single storey detached cottage for couples overlooking Gairloch Bay in Wester Ross
 
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Clisham Cottage

ref: 511139

Lochcarron, Wester Ross, Northern Highlands


This cottage is tucked into the hillside above the picturesque village of Lochcarron
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

The Stable

ref: 511323

Mey, Thurso, Northern Highlands


One of three barn conversions with stunning views across the sea with the Orkney Isles clearly visible
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Ghillies Rooms

ref: 511319

Braemore near Ullapool, Northern Highlands

4 Stars

Forming part of a converted stable positioned on the first floor of a large historic house 10 miles from Ullapool
 
Sleeps2
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Rowan Cottage by Castletown

ref: 511203

by Castletown, Thurso, Northern Highlands


Pretty single storey wooden lodge situated in a tranquil and secluded location in the far north of Scotland
 
Sleeps2 - 3
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Strathy Cottage

ref: 511212

Strathy, Thurso, Northern Highlands


Superbly presented hideaway for couples with stunning views across white sweeping sands od Strathy beach
 
Sleeps2 - 4
No of bedrooms1Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Number 7

ref: 511333

Balintore, Ross-shire, Northern Highlands


Traditional seaside cottage in a quiet lane very close to the pretty fishing harbour of Balintore
 
Sleeps3
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Jocky's View

ref: 511161

Brora, Sutherland, Northern Highlands


Delightful modernised fisherman's cottage situated right on the edge of the sea with panoramic views
Sleeps3
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?No
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Rockview

ref: 511209

Hilton near Tain, Ross-shire, Northern Highlands


Right on the edge of the sea with direct access to the shoreline in the pretty village of Hilton near Tain
 
Sleeps3 - 4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

Curlew Croft

ref: 511171

North Keiss, Caithness, Northern Highlands


Detached cottage nestled into open countryside yet just a stone's throw from the sea and Keiss harbour
Sleeps4
No of bedrooms2Pets allowed?Yes
No of bathrooms1Changeover daySaturday

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