Discover a selection of more than 10,000 holiday rentals in Scotland, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and parking available. Prices start at £ 68 per night, and cottages and cabins are popular options for a stay in Scotland. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Visit Scotland lodges for rolling hills, pubs and history

The Scottish Borders area is a popular destination for pet-friendly cottages near the Lake District. The area has many charming towns, dramatic peaks, challenging hiking trails and beautiful streams that traverse the countryside, which is a dream for a dog. You can spend your time exploring the wonders of Lake District National Park with your pet or visiting the towns to enjoy lunch or dinner in dog-friendly restaurants. You'll have no shortage of gorgeous outdoor spaces to explore with your pet, especially with dog-friendly cottages in Scotland.

 
Things to do

Places to go near holiday lettings in Scotland

Start with Edinburgh Castle. Scotland holiday rentals in the capital could mean a pad in the shadow of its soaring towers and turrets, close to the Royal Mile and the National War Museum with its broadswords and WW2 relics. More Jacobite immersion is on offer at Stirling Castle, where battle re-enactments and stories of Scottish kings and queens await. Others will be wowed by the vaulted Gothic roofs of Glasgow Cathedral, or left speechless by the prehistoric remains of Skara Brae on the Orkneys – older, even, than the pyramids of Egypt.

Activities

Fun things to do near Scottish holiday homes

Lochs and lonely mountains make Scotland one of the UK's most enticing outdoorsy destinations. Ready to pull on the walking boots? National parks peek out from the bald tops of the Trossachs, while the corries and grykes of Glen Coe and Ben Nevis are hard to resist. Prefer skis? Wait for winter to bring its dusting of powder to the Cairngorms – the apres is in the fire-crackling pubs down below. Cyclists or motorcyclists have no shortage of wiggling touring roadways to navigate, either. Montages of peaks and massifs and rugged islands are theirs for the taking.

Weather

Local weather for your stay holiday homes in Scotland

Scotland changes greatly from season to season. Summers are when most people seek out Scotland holiday rentals, with cities like Edinburgh coming to life during the Fringe Festival and other events between May and August. For walkers and outdoorsy types, summer, along with spring and autumn – anytime between April and October – means prime conditions for exploring the Highlands and lochs. Winter is an altogether different story. It's cold, sometimes sub-zero, with snow on the peaks and Hogmanay blowouts in the towns.

Natural features

Untamed Scotland

Scotland's natural side rarely fails to draw a gasp. Leaving behind the castles of Edinburgh and the cathedrals of Glasgow, travellers are soon immersed in the wild Highlands. They start with the gorgeous Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and then rise to peaks of more than 1,300 metres where Ben Nevis – the highest in the UK – tops out near Fort William. The waterfalls, pine forests and fells of the Cairngorms National Park soon take over, hiding lochs and hearty country villages within. The Scottish coast is raw and windswept, extending out to the far-flung Orkney Islands and summit-carved Skye.

Family friendly

Family fun near Scottish holiday homes

Families will enjoy the enchanting locations to explore in Scotland. Holiday homes are available near places like Loch Ness, a freshwater lake made famous by the mythical Loch Ness Monster, and the Real Mary King’s Close, a haunted tour through hidden alleyways on the Royal Mile with costumed guides. Kids will also like Camera Obscura & World of Illusions, a long-standing tower with floors of optical illusions and hands-on exhibits.

How many holiday rentals are available around Scotland?

Our 2022 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 10,016 holiday lettings around Scotland. From 4,603 cottages to 4,754 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Scotland?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Scotland. From Vrbo UK travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Taynuilt: 374 holiday homes
  • Anstruther: 503 holiday homes
  • Edinburgh: 1,298 holiday homes
  • Oban: 468 holiday homes
  • The Hebrides: 809 holiday homes

Vrbo UK offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Scotland! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Scotland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Scotland with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Taynuilt: 374 holiday lettings
  • Anstruther: 503 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh: 1,298 holiday lettings
  • Oban: 468 holiday lettings
  • St. Andrews: 641 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Scotland?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Scotland are:

  • Edinburgh (EDI): 1,393 self catering accommodations
  • Perth, Scotland (PSL): 457 self catering accommodations
  • Benbecula (BEB): 22 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Scotland?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Scotland. From Vrbo UK travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lockerbie: 259 holiday rentals
  • Ben Nevis: 256 holiday rentals
  • Inveraray: 384 holiday rentals
  • Galloway Forest Park: 297 holiday rentals
  • Lecht Ski Resort: 229 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Scotland listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Scotland

Taynuilt
374 holiday rentals
Anstruther
503 holiday rentals
Edinburgh
1,298 holiday rentals
Oban
468 holiday rentals
St. Andrews
641 holiday rentals
Aviemore
333 holiday rentals
Inverness
1,009 holiday rentals
Pitlochry
455 holiday rentals
Newton Stewart
398 holiday rentals
Blairgowrie
363 holiday rentals
Isle of Skye
337 holiday rentals
Dumfries
421 holiday rentals
Castle Douglas
517 holiday rentals
Cupar
768 holiday rentals
Fort William
305 holiday rentals
Glasgow
713 holiday rentals
Buckie
180 holiday rentals
Lairg
133 holiday rentals
Dunoon
349 holiday rentals
Spean Bridge
266 holiday rentals