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Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottages recommendations on the Orkney Islands, Scotland.

Harray's Hoose and Peedie Harray's are two semi-detached cottages overlooking Harray Loch, central to the West Mainland of Orkney. The cottages are exceptional renovations of traditional stone-built Orkney croft houses. Perfect for romantic getaways, the one bedroomed cottages are cosy and comfortable. Dogs welcome by prior arrangement please. Multi-fuel stoves in the lounges add to the relaxed homely atmosphere. Both have private outside garden spaces with stunning views over the loch. Harray Loch is famous for trout fishing, there are fishing boats for hire at nearby hotel, or else you can just walk down to the loch shore. Cottages are also well placed to explore our local archaeological sights, Brodgar, the newest dig that is causing excitement with archaeologists the world over.

2 The Noust is a 1 bedroom cottage in the picturesque village of St Margarets Hope. The property consists of downstairs a fully fitted kitchen and living area with a sofa bed. Upstairs is the bedroom with king size bed and separate w/c shower room. Free wi/fi. There is ample free parking outside. The property is less than 1/2 mile away from the ferry that goes to Gills Bay and 7 miles from the John O Groats ferry and on the bus route which has a regular service to Kirkwall and Stromness. The village of St Margarets Hope has shops, pubs, post office, fish and chip van and award winning restaurant. There is a 9 hole golf course, tennis court , bowling green, 2 play parks and a fitness suite all within walking distance of The Noust. There is ample free parking available.

Cunningair has 4 double bedrooms and can comfortable accommodate 6 but can sleep up to 8. Ideally situated on the outskirts of Kirkwall, you will be staying in the perfect accommodation centrally located for travelling all over Orkney. A great base for your travels throughout Orkney. all of our accommodation is within walking distance of Kirkwall town centre, St Magnus Cathedral, the Bishops and Earls Palaces, Tankerness House Museum, the Orkney Library, Highland Park and Scapa Beach. Wideford Hill and Waulkmill Bay are only a short drive away.

Harbour Cottage sits less than 5 minutes from gorgeous Aikerness Sands in the village of Evie.The cottage offers quaint, cosy and well equipped accommodation. The kitchen in newly fitted and stocked with everything you might need. The cottage comfortably sleeps four people. There's a lovely master room with a king-sized bed and a bright twin - both with sea views. There's also a peedie en-suite shower room and a family bathroom as well as a comfortable sitting room and a sunny conservatory. The garden looks towards the sea and unlike many gardens in Orkney has a lovely sheltered area to the front. In addition, there is a washing machine, dishwasher and free wi-fi.

Sherwood Cottage is a traditional 2 bedroom stone cottage in a small village 3 miles from ferry terminal of St Margaret's Hope. Downstairs accommodation compromises large kitchen/diner, lounge with log burning stove, family bathroom and large room for storing wet outdoor clothes/boots etc. Upstairs has large double room with ensuite shower room and a twin room with dressing room/nursery off. Parking for one car on driveway and plenty additional parking on street outside. Very large enclosed garden. Burray Village has a hotel with bar/restaurant serving meals, a shop stocking essential items and a public bus stop to St Margaret's Hope (3 miles), Kirkwall (10 miles) and Stromness (26 miles) all within 5 minutes walk. Tourist attractions nearby include the Fossil café and heritage centre, Tomb of the Eagles, Italian Chapel, Churchill Barriers, Hoxa Tapestry Gallery.

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Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottages recommendations on the Shetland Islands, Scotland.

Clumlie is a luxury apartment which can sleep 4 and is located in Dunrossness just south of the village of Levenwick and approximately 1 mile from the main bus route. We are a quarter of a mile from the east coastline with spectacular cliff walks with an abundance of birds, seals and occasional whale sightings. Clumlie Loch is half a mile away for those interested in fishing. We have many beautiful white sandy beaches nearby, with the famous St Ninian's tombolo a short drive away. Our area has a rich wealth of archaeological sites, including three ancient brochs within walking distance. There is a 16-metre swimming pool 8 miles away in Sandwick. There are two local hotels a short drive away if you choose to eat out. We have a croft with sheep and if you are here in spring you could experience " live lambing " if you choose.

Brekka Lodge is a beautifully designed, immaculately maintained, modern, high quality, fully equipped, 4 star self catering accommodation in Shetland. Ideal for a self catering holiday, business trip or short break in Shetland. The property was designed, and furnished, to the highest standards for the primary purpose of providing a luxurious holiday home in the Shetland Islands that guests would enjoy and recommend. Brekka Lodge is perfectly located for seeing what Shetland has to offer in terms of bird life, wildlife, sea mammals, archaeology, fishing, hill-walking, spectacular sea cliffs, scenic views, wild flowers, arts and crafts or for simply exploring Shetland.

The Burns Cottage is a self catering accommodation situated at the centre of the remote island of Foula, 20 miles west of the Shetland Isles. Located in the heart of the wild Foula landscape it is the perfect base for those wishing to get away from it all and explore this most enchanting of Scottish islands. The cottage is a renovated former croft house with modern interior that can accommodate up to six guests at a time. Picturesquely set amidst the dramatic back drop that is the famous Foula skyline and with only a small flock of Foula Shetland Sheep as your neighbours.

Orwick Lodge is a modern 2 bedroom lodge, based in the beautiful island of Muckle Roe, Shetland. Only a short 7 minute drive from Shetland's third largest village, which hosts Scotland's top fish and chip restaurant, hotels, local shops and leisure centre. Centrally located between the Northern islands and the Shetland mainland

Newhall cottage is set in an idyllic location on the island of Bressay with stunning views across Lerwick harbour. Newly refurbished to a very high standard and less then a 10 minute journey on the ferry from the heart of Lerwick makes Newhall a perfect base to relax and visit the Shetland Islands. The cottage is a traditional Shetland croft house which has been refurbished to high standard to provide guests three comfortable bedrooms which can provide accommodation for up to six guests.

Da Roost is a luxury 4 bedroom family holiday home that sleeps up to 8 guests. It has an open plan lounge/dining room, kitchen, 4 bedrooms, one with en suite, family bathroom and utility. It is the perfect alternative to hotel accommodation. Da Roost is only 5 minutes drive from Sumburgh airport and 30 minutes drive for the ferry terminal in Lerwick. We offer short term holiday let.

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Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottages recommendations in Torridon, Scotland.

Gran's House is a beautifully appointed traditional cottage on the shore at the Head of Loch Torridon commanding stunning views of Loch Torridon as well as the surrounding majestic mountains.The area is renowned as one of, if not the finest in the Scottish Highlands. The house has been in the family for generations and has recently been refurbished to a high standard creating a home perfect for holidays. It is an ideal base for hill climbing, walking, fishing, water sports and boat trips. The house provides comfortable, homely accommodation for six people. On the ground floor there is a large dining/living room with wood burning stove, logs included, and a separate sitting room with TV and WIFI. The kitchen is equipped with a Rayburn, as well as an electric hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. There is a utility room with a washing machine.

Durrie Cottage, known locally as Blue Chimneys, is a cosy traditional croft house in the West Highland village of Torridon with stunning views over Upper Loch Torridon. The cottage sleeps four people and has two bedrooms, one double, one twin, a large bathroom, shower room, galley kitchen and two living rooms as well as a large enclosed lawned garden with uninterrupted views across the loch. Durrie Cottage has no TV, telephone or internet so offers the perfect opportunity to escape from city life and enjoy the remote splendour of the Scottish Highlands.

Ben View, in the hamlet of Inveralligin is a spacious detached home occupying a stunning loch side location. A large walled garden backs straight onto the shores of Upper Loch Torridon and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains can be appreciated from throughout the house and garden.The house has 5 bedrooms, 1 king, 2 doubles, 2 twin, a large living room, sun room and a dining room to easily seat 10. It is an ideal base for nature lovers, mountaineers, families or groups of friends.A double and twin bedroom, with family bathroom, are all located on the ground floor, providing easier access for those with restricted mobility.Herons, Otters, and Pine Martens are all regularly spotted from the property and there is an abundance of hiking, mountain biking, fishing and climbing within walking distance of the house.

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Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottages recommendations in Oban, Scotland.

Barcaldine cottage is a beautifully presented 2 bedroom cottage set in a charming cul-de-sac. Within walking distance of the town centre and Oban's main attractions. The cottage has a lovely patio with dining area and BBQ. There is also a grassed area and driveway with ample parking for 2 cars.

Sunart is a ground floor flat situated next to the towns Leisure Centre and five minutes walk from the town centre. Sunart is recently refurbished to a high standard with central heating. Linen, towels, electricity, TV/DVD and a welcome pack are included in your stay. Sunart benefits from having it's own front door and drying area to the rear of the property. Oban is a vibrant town on the West Coast of Scotland, known as the Seafood Capital and Gateway to the Isles. A central location for exploring Argyll & the Isles with ferries sailing from Oban on a daily basis to many islands including Mull and Iona. Oban itself has a golf course, local fishing, boat trips, lovely beaches, great walks and fantastic pubs & restaurants.

Seafield Holiday Cottage is a delightful very well equipped coastal property with magnificent views over Loch Creran. It has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with both bath and shower that can sleep up to 7/8. We have a travel cot and high chair. Kids also are welcome to play on the Ping Pong table in the garage. We rent from Saturday to Saturday unless otherwise requested. The cottage is also all on one level so handy for disabled people, but is does not have full wheelchair access. There is a ramp up to the front door. We are also pet and dog friendly, so dogs are welcome Dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms. A lovely open log fire can be used during the cooler winter days. Seafield Holiday Cottage is located on a quiet minor road on the edge of Loch Creran just 15 minutes drive north of Oban.

Rowan Tree Apartment is situated in a quiet area on the hill overlooking Oban, where roe deer can be spotted in the field, the first floor apartment is modern and spacious with open plan kitchenliving room, double bedroom and spacious shower room. Central heating, electricity, linen and towels are provided as are TV, DVD and WIFI. The kitchen is fully equipped with breakfast bar,halogen hob, oven and microwave There is a welcome pack supplied to get you started. There is parking alongside the property and if you feel like a walkinto town it will only take 10 minutes. There is also a regular busservice

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Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottages recommendations in Tighnabruaich, Scotland.

Hillview Cottage is a traditional 2 bedroom property situated in a beautiful sheltered scenic setting in an elevated position over looking the sparse western shores of the Isle of Bute with the mountains of the island of Arran in the distance. Heating and hot water are provided by a wood burning stove and lighting by enclosed candle lanterns. There is no electricity or landline, and you won't miss them! The cottage is a wonderful place to stay for rest, relaxation and recreation. Built in 1896 as a game keepers cottage for the former Caladh House estate, the property's rustic and antiquated nature have been retained to provide an opportunity to escape from all mod cons and the demands from everyday living. Set in 3 acres of land.

Caol Iolla is a beautiful wooden bungalow with outstanding views across the Kyles of Bute, in the picturesque village of Kames near Tighnabruaich. The cottage has been decorated to a high standard with a modern colour pallet and furnishings. The comfortable living room has dvd player, stereo with ipod docking station, flat screen TV and patio doors overlooking the beautiful Kyles of Bute. They lead out to a decking area which completely surrounds the cottage and provides 2 outdoor seating areas, so that you can enjoy the sun rise and set. The views are simply breathtaking. The 3 bedrooms include 2 doubles and 1 single room with a trundle bed all have hand crafted mattresses for maximum comfort and stunning views either over the Kyles or the magnificent natural countryside which surrounds the cottage, both a dream to wake up to.

The Hideaway is a self contained one bedroom annexe attached to the owners accommodation at Kilbride Farm. The farmhouse itself was built in the 1890's and the annexe is a more recent conversion. It is perfect if you are looking for a peaceful and relaxing break away from the hustle and bustle of every day life with time to sit and admire the views or wander down to a quiet sandy beach and re connect with your inner peace. Situated just a few minutes drive from the pretty village of Tighnabruaich on the stunning Cowal Peninsula of Scotland's west coast it is in an area known as Argyll's Secret Coast. Kilbride Farm is a landmark used to direct people to the most beautiful beach in the area, Ostel Bay, also known as Kilbride Bay. The stunning bay with views over to Arran is just a 15 minute walk away.

Millburn Cottage is a traditional 3 bedroom property situated in an elevated picturesque rural setting. It is in a west facing position and has stunning sunsets over Loch Fyne and the Kintyre peninsula. Heating is provided by a wood burning stove and electric total control and storage heaters. The cottage is a wonderful place to get away from it all but still be close to local amenities. It was the original Mill in Melldalloch, outside the ancient village of Kilfinan and near Tighnabruaich. It is in the parish records of 1642 as Dougal Blacks House & Mill.

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Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottages recommendations in Plockton in the Highlands of Scotland.

Plockton Rhu Cottage, built in the 1800s, was originally a cooperage providing barrels for the Plockton fishing trade. Later in that century an upper floor was added making it a typical one and a half storey traditional Highland cottage. Now refurbished, it still retains its original character, providing a cosy and relaxing village retreat away from bustle and hubbub. The Lounge, Kitchen/Diner and the windows in both Bedrooms all face the beautiful sea loch that is Loch Carron. Whether sitting outside, or in the porch with a cup of tea or a glass of wine in inclement weather, you are assured of magnificent views across the garden and open grassland to Plockton Bay, Duncraig Castle and the Plockton Crags. Plockton Village, known as The Jewel of the Highlands, is the perfect base to stay, being ideal for walking, fishing, hill climbing, photography, boating and water-sports or just quietly watching the wildlife.

Drumbeg, 19 Harbour Street, Plockton is an 1860s terraced house with four bedrooms and sleeps eight or nine adults. A downstairs bedroom has a double bed, and of the three upstairs bedrooms, one has a double bed and the others twin beds. Additionally there is a fold away bed and two children’s cots. Duvet covers are provided but we prefer guests to bring their own together with their own pillowslips, sheets and towels although these can be provided by arrangement.

The Sidings is situated in a row of 40 year old cottages, adjacent to Plockton station. It is a very comfortable, cosy home. It is particularly handy for spectacular walks to the beaches close by. Locals and visitors have been known to swim their even in September. The house is a few minutes walk from the centre of Plockton with gorgeous views of the Crags towering over the village. There are very good eating places that serve local seafood and other local produce. The house consists of a spacious dining kitchen, a warm living room with reclaimed Victorian fireplace. Outside there is a small back garden with a leafy green outlook and a larger front garden with a picnic bench.

MacAulay Cottage is a charming self catering family home, located on a quiet residential road. It has a private enclosed garden over looking green field where you can sit and enjoy the tranquility and peaceful atmosphere of the Highlands. A five minute walk will take you to the picturesque harbour and local attractions. Boat trips to go seal watching, beautiful walks and excellent eating places.

Off the Rails is nestled above the village of Plockton with the Cuillin of Skye as a backdrop. Located by Pockton Station it offers a truly unique holiday experience providing all that discerning holidaymaker could be looking for. Built in 1887 on the famous Inverness to Kyle line, Plockton is a working but unmanned station. The station building has been tastefully refurbished preserving wonderful Victorian features and architecture but rewired with all the technology guests have come to expect, such as complimentary wireless broadband, LCD televisions, DVD players and a music system with iPod docking station.

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Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottages recommendations in Applecross in the Highlands of Scotland.

Eagle Rock is a luxurious, secluded, award winning eco-lodge, 15 minutes walk from the Michelin 3 Star-rated Applecross Inn, nestled in the unspoiled Scottish Highlands. This house is special. Designed by an award-winning architect, wilderness, luxury, and ever-changing vistas make Eagle Rock a jaw dropping experience. The house has 557 square meters of space, 6,000 square feet, with a playful flow of intimate, cosy nooks and large living spaces. It also features fireplaces, a stunning lighting scheme to fit different moods and functions, a huge deck and unique garden. All of these features make it a popular destination for couples.

Tigh A Bhroc is a spacious and comfortable house, ideal for couples, families or groups of friends who are looking for peace and privacy. It is at the southernmost end of the Applecross coast road, four miles from Applecross village, and faces south across Loch Toscaig towards the Isle of Skye. There is unrestricted access to the rocky shore from the front of the house, which looks out onto a delightful, secluded bay: canoeists and kayakers can launch directly from the garden. The front lawn also has a sunken area with stone seating, overlooking the sea: ideal for a barbecue. An enclosed garden at the back provides ample parking space.

Tigh Ruaraidh is a spacious four bedroomed house equipped to an exceptionally high standard with a high end VisitScotland 4* rating. It is situated in the small township of Lonbain, only 4 houses, 7 miles north of Applecross village. It is the perfect place to relax and unwind from the hurly-burly of modern life. Tigh Ruaraidh suits couples looking for that romantic haven but is equally perfect for families or groups of friends. The garden is fenced and is therefore completely safe for children to play in. There are several sandy beaches close by, the nearest being Sand. Bird life in abundance and many species are recorded from Wrens to the magnificent White-tailed Eagle. Otters are frequently seen from the house.

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Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottages recommendation in Aberfeldy, Highland Perthshire, Scotland.

Bruadair is an immaculately presented Grade B listed, end terrace cottage on the outskirts of the town of Aberfeldy, surrounded by the stunning scenery in Highland Perthshire. Superbly appointed throughout, this Aberfeldy cottage is a perfect retreat for families and friends seeking stylish accommodation close to beautiful countryside. Set over three floors and immaculately decorated throughout, this Perthshire cottage has four bedrooms, the first floor of which has a king-size double boasting an en-suite shower room, as well as a second double room, plus there are two second floor twin rooms, which are accessed via a set of spiral stairs. The ground floor at this cottage in Aberfeldy contains a comfortable sitting room and a kitchen/diner with glazed doors opening onto a sun room, which then leads you out onto the garden. Outside this Aberfeldy cottage is a large rear lawn garden with a patio and this is the ideal place to relax and soak up the tranquil atmosphere. The town of Aberfeldy sits on Scotland's longest river, the River Tay, and is an excellent location to indulge in outdoor pursuits, such as fishing, walking the famous Birks of Aberfeldy, cycling, golfing and white water rafting. Other attractions in the area include Croft Moraig Standing Stone Circle, Wades Bridge, the Aberfeldy Watermill and the working whisky distillery at Dewar's World of Whisky and nearby Castle Menzies.

The Ferry House luxury cottage within 11 acres of mature garden and rolling paddock overlooking the River Tay. 2 double bedrooms with King size antique sleigh bed and luxury orthopedic mattresses. Log burning stove in the dining room which seats six, open fire in the lounge and full gas central heating and double glazing throughout. Fully equipped kitchen. Washer/dryer. Pool table. All linen (luxury Egyptian cotton) and towels provided. Free wi fi, games, books and dvds. Complimentary toiletries and fishing on the famous Tay. Mountain bikes, so that you can easily explore the amazing countryside. Golf courses nearby. Now featuring our luxurious outdoor wood burning sauna a great way to relax and unwind. We now also offer next to our sauna our fantastic hot tub with its own decking area and outdoor furniture.

Farleyer House is the former Dower House for Castle Menzies and sits nestled on a gentle hillside overlooking the green and golden valley of the River Tay and is a wonderful spot for a family holiday, reunion or small wedding. The house was once a luxurious country house hotel and it is the west wing of the property that is available.

Capercaillie Cottage is situated on the outskirts of Aberfeldy a highland town in Central Perthshire, Capercaillie Cottage offers spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to eight people. Recently refurbished to a high standard with new furniture and appliances, you will be well situated for all the Highlands have to offer, superb scenery, magnificent low and high level walking, extreme sports, watersports on nearby Loch Tay, fishing, golf, touring or simply relaxing in the sunny and secure gardens within a level stroll from the town centre.

The Garden Cottage at Errichel Farm is situated in the beautiful grounds and gardens of Errichel House, with spectacular views of Highland Perthshire countryside, just 2 miles from Aberfeldy town centre. This traditional cottage is semi-detached, single storey, with a patio enjoying stunning views. Inside, there is an open living dining room with wood burning stove and views over the valley to the mountains beyond. The kitchen is small yet fully equipped and there is a TV/DVD player, and books and games in the living room to keep you amused on rainy days. The double bedroom is furnished with a beautiful super-kingsize bed, and ensuite bathroom. The single bedroom is furnished with bunk beds and has access to the family shower room. Linen and towels are provided, as are logs for the stove to get you started. The Cottage is on a private water supply and has full central heating. This is a very traditional little cottage which can sleep 3 adults comfortably or 2 adults and 2 children.

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Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottages recommendation in Kenmore, Highland Perthshire, Scotland.

River View Cottage sleeps six and has two double rooms (one with four poster), one with en-suite shower, and one twin room. Tasteful family bath with separate shower as well as ground floor WC/cloakroom. This modern, comfortable, 4 star cottage sits on the edge of Taymouth Castle golf course in the pretty loch side conservation village of Kenmore. There is a large deck to the rear of the property which overlooks the River Tay and is ideal for outdoor dining. Golf, horse riding, loch side beach, fishing, water sports, cycling, boat hire and riverside and forest walks are all within a dew minutes walking distance. The village boasts excellent facilities including a Pub, bistro, restaurant, deli, gift shop, Post Office, tea room and boating centre. The house offers everything you would expect of a luxury holiday cottage and is in an excellent location, priced for a fantastic family holiday.

Kenmore Club cottage style accommodation, set in the original walled garden for the nearby Taymouth Castle, makes for an idyllic holiday and caters for all ages. Activities in such beautiful surroundings are numerous, 2 excellent golf courses within walking distance, riding at Taymouth Mains, walks for all abilities, be it strolling by Loch Tay or climbing Ben Lawers mountain, sailing, canoeing and fishing on the Loch or closer to home the use of the Kenmore Club leisure centre featuring a swimming pool, sauna and gym. Tennis courts are also on site, along with a children's play area and a restaurant close to Reception. For the less active Pitlochry, 30 minutes drive away, offers an excellent theatre with a very good repertory season. All the cottages have been built in the style of Kenmore village with generous balconies which look over the Loch and well tended gardens. The cottage provides for 6 people with two bedrooms downstairs (one with large kingsize bed, the other with twin beds) and both have adjoining bathrooms. A washing machine and drying area is also downstairs. Upstairs there is a very well appointed large lounge with sliding doors on to the balcony, comfortable chairs and sofas, a large put-up bed, TV, dining area and very well equipped kitchen with dishwasher. A very good local store is situated in the village along with very good eateries at the Kenmore Hotel and the Mains of Taymouth, just over the road from the Club.

Deri Mhor Cottage, enjoy a relaxing holiday in our house on the banks of Loch Tay in the conservation village of Kenmore or have our house as your base for the many countryside activities in the area. The house has a main bedroom with a double bed, a second bedroom with two single beds and a large shower room on the first floor. Downstairs is a lounge/diner with a log burner fire and a well equipped kitchen; there is a fridge with a small freezer compartment and no tumble dryer but a clothes drying frame. The whole house is heated by modern electric radiators. You can sit outside in the front garden and watch the activities on the Loch just across the road or just enjoy looking down the Loch to Ben Lawers. There is a small enclosed back garden(ideal for your dog) and an area of decking for you to relax in private. Nearby there is boating, swimming and fishing on the Loch; golf and horse riding on the other side of the river in the village; walking all around and many other activities if you think you are relaxing too much. There is boat and bicycle hire nearby. There is a village shop and post office, an historic old hotel with its restaurant and bar, a deli, gift shop, restaurant and bar and another restaurant in the village, so there is always somewhere to go if you don't want to self cater; these are open all year round.The nearest town is Aberfeldy which is blessed with all the shops and facilities that you would expect from a thriving town. The nearest city is Perth which is approximately 40 miles away. And of course you are in the middle of Scotland that has so much to offer. There is WiFi available at the Hotel and Mains and a computer in the Post Office.

Weaver's Cottage is an award winning 3 bedroom cottage of great character situated on the banks of the Keltney Burn in the heart of Highland Perthshire, just 5 miles from the pretty town of Aberfeldy, shops, restaurants, hotels, river walks along the Birks, and less than 3 miles from the historic village of Kenmore which is situated at one end of Loch Tay. The bright and spacious accommodation is furnished and equipped to an exceptionally high standard including a stunning shower room with under floor heating. The delightful sitting room has a wood burning stove and deep, comfortable sofas, making it a cosy retreat for all seasons. The cottage has lovely views of the surrounding countryside and French doors leading to the garden through which runs the Keltney Burn. The surrounding countryside is famed for its natural beauty. Not to be missed is the Fortingall Yew, at 5,000 years it is probably the oldest tree in Europe. Interestingly it was already ancient when the Romans came this way and legend has it that Fortingall was the birthplace of Pontius Pilate. The lovely conservation village of Kenmore lies just over 2 miles away at one end of Loch Tay (shop, pub, water sports, iron age settlement). At the other end of the loch the village of Killin, shops, hotels etc; straddles the stunning Falls of Dochart. From Killin, Loch Lomond and Scotland's West Coast are within easy driving distance. The area is ideal for numerous outdoor pursuits including fishing, golfing, walking, mountain biking and watersports (kayaking, rafting, canyoning). Low level, forest and mountain walks are virtually on the doorstep. Walkers can enjoy everything from level woodland strolls to the challenges of Glen Lyon (one of the loveliest of Scottish glens and teeming with wildlife, including the elusive capercaillie. Mountain bikers have Drummond Hill on the doorstep with miles of tracks whilst, for walkers, the famous nearby Schiehallion (one of many local Munros can be reached within minutes.

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Tour Scotland self catering holiday cottages recommendation in Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland.

Drover's Cottage is a traditional terraced cottage situated in Burrell Square, just a short walk from Crieff town centre. This much loved holiday cottage is beautifully presented and is warm, welcoming and comfortable for a short break or self-catering holiday in Crieff. As well as the spacious living room you will find a second family room with games, TV and DVD, the pefect chill out area for the family. The pretty cottage garden is to the rear of the house and in summer guests can enjoy sitting out on the patio with a good book and glass of wine. Visitors are welcome to use the large secure basement to store bikes, golf equipment or other holiday essentials. Crieff is a charming market town and you will find everything from wonderful walks to artisan galleries. Drover's Cottage is located centrally to all of the nearby ameneties and has a parking space included with the accommodation.

Strathview Cottage is spacious, yet cosy cottage with large open plan living accommodation. The sitting room has a wood burning stove (logs are included in the rental) which lends itself perfectly to relaxing with friends, family or with a good book. It has 4 luxurious super-king ensuite bedrooms which can all be made into twin beds should you wish. The modern kitchen is beautifully appointed with plenty of storage space, seating for 8 around a large pine farmhouse kitchen table and all appliances required to cook up a storm, 5 burner gas hob, oven, microwave, American Style fridge-freezer with water and ice machine and dishwasher. With stunning views overlooking the Strathearn Valley, this cottage is ideally located for both relaxing rural getaways or as a base to explore Perthshire and the surrounding area. Visit Drummond Castle gardens which were first laid out in the early 17th century by John Drummond, the 2nd Earl of Perth. They were enlarged and redesigned in the 19th century, and replanted after the Second World War. Preserving features such as the old yew hedges and the copper beech tree planted by Queen Victoria to commemorate her visit in 1842. Visit The Library of Innerpeffray. Scotland's oldest free public lending Library, founded in 1680. Visit Cultybraggan Camp, built in 1941 by the Jewish Pioneer Core, housed 4,000 Prisoners of War between 1944 and 1947. Known as the 'Black Camp of the North', it had a notoriously hard reputation housing dozens of SS officers, members of the Wehrmacht, Luftwaffe & Marine Corps.

Lincluden is a bright, spacious, comfortable, well equipped Edwardian sandstone house accommodating 10+, with reduced rates for small groups. The house has secluded gardens with a large lawn area, a vegetable plot, a chicken house for a daily supply of fresh eggs, a patio with a picnic table, and a built in BBQ. and a selection of recliners and outdoor games equipment. The huge lounge has an open fire, a wide selection of books, toys, games, CDs and DVDs. The dining room has a farmhouse table to seat 10 adjoining a well-equipped kitchen and a separate laundry with washing machine and tumble drier. There is a king sized bedroom downstairs with en-suite shower room with excellent access for disabled guests. The bed is zip-linked and can be separated into two single beds if required.Upstairs, at the front of the house, the spacious master bedroom has a king-sized bed and views of the Ochil Hills from the bay window. Next to this is a twin bedroom.At the rear of the house there is another king-sized bedroom with a twin bedroom off, a luxury family bathroom with bath and shower, a separate shower room and toilet.We can provide a cot and additional single mattresses and bedding if required.There is a driveway to the rear of the house offering wheelchair access via a ramp.

Avonlea cottage accommodates up to 4 people in a two bedroomed period semi-detached cottage complete with gas central heating and triple glazing to the upstairs bedrooms throughout. We are literally less than a minutes walk from the town centre where there is a good selection of excellent pubs, restaurants and interesting local shops to meander through. This is an ideal base, both for those who like to relax and take things easy, and those who enjoy outdoor activities like hill-walking, golfing, cycling and fishing. Ideal for golf, clubs can be provided, fishing, and cycling. Perthshire and Crieff have many other activities and places to visit for families and couples.

Galvelbeg House apartment is totally self-contained from the main house and includes a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and over bath shower, a fully fitted modern dining kitchen, additional downstairs WC and a lounge with TV and CD player. In the lounge is a modern double fully sprung sofa bed which quickly converts into extra sleeping accommodation. To the rear of the property is the apartment's own entrance and small private south facing outdoor seating area. For week-long lets the apartment has a complimentary welcome basket of local produce to get you started. If requested we can carry out a full shop for you from the local supermarket so you can arrive and get straight into holiday mode. There is off main road parking for one car. Prices include all hot water, electricity and heating charges. Bed linen and towels are provided.

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