Coastal stays in Scotland

Head to the coast and relax in a blissful sea-view cottage, a short distance from the best sandy beaches or cutest harbours the UK has to offer. Just get searching to discover luxurious self-catered houses, apartments lodges and cottages.

Renowned for its rugged mountainous landscapes and lively cities, Scotland is also home to dramatic coastlines—lined with white sand beaches and quaint fishing villages. Whether you’re planning on exploring the Outer Hebrides or perhaps looking for a weekend break in St Andrews, our cottages are dotted all over the country.

Our coastal cottages in Scotland offer all you need to make the most of your gorgeous surroundings. From cosy cabins to luxury homes for big groups. You’ll also find plenty of other delightful homes in our collection, including dog-friendly holiday cottages on the Isle of Arran, snug shepherd’s huts (perfect for a romantic break!), and family-friendly boltholes within walking distance of sandy beaches.

Discover the sea lochs of the South West or head to Durness to soak up those incredible sea views across the North Atlantic Ocean. Wherever you decide to visit, you can be sure that natural beauty is just around the corner. Take a look at our delightful coastal cottages and get planning your weekend away in Scotland today!

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Coastal Cottages in Scotland

  • Bluebell Lodge, Mossyard, Gatehouse Of Fleet

    Castle Douglas

    From: £643

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 6VIEW PROPERTY
  • Enzie Station Cottage

    Buckie

    From: £366

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Ardwell House East Lodge, Stranraer

    Stranraer

    From: £408

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Imperial Apartment, Oban

    Oban

    From: £420

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Primrose Cottage, Rockcliffe

    Dalbeattie

    From: £355

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Church House

    Poolewe

    From: £299

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 3VIEW PROPERTY
  • Grooms Cottage, Southerness

    Dumfries

    From: £371

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Rothiemay

    Girvan

    From: £438

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Wagtail Cottage

    Mainsriddle

    From: £403

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY

Best coastal locations in Scotland

Whether you’re planning a walking holiday or simply want to enjoy the tranquillity of Scotland’s stunning coast, here are some of our most popular locations for Scottish cottages.

  • Aviemore
  • Scottish Borders​
  • Perthshire​
  • Dumfries and Galloway​
  • Isle of Skye​

Things to do in Scotland

Loch Ness

Discover the mystery of Loch Ness, Scotland's famous freshwater lake. Explore the picturesque surroundings, go on a boat tour to search for the elusive Loch Ness Monster, or take a peaceful walk along the shores. With its stunning natural beauty and legendary tales, Loch Ness is a captivating destination for any traveler.

Address: Loch Ness, Inverness IV3 8AU

Arthur's Seat

Conquer Arthur's Seat, an iconic extinct volcano in the heart of Edinburgh. Hike to the summit for panoramic views of the city, surrounding hills, and the sea. Explore the lush greenery, ancient ruins, and wildlife-rich landscapes of Holyrood Park. A must-visit destination for nature lovers, hikers, and history enthusiasts.

Address: Arthur's Seat, Queen's Drive, Edinburgh EH8 8HG