Discover a selection of 3,000 holiday rentals in Highland, 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 £ 56 per night, and cottages and cabins are popular options for a stay in Highland. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Look out on green pastures from a Scottish Highlands lodge

The historic Scottish Highlands area is the ideal place for dog-friendly cottages in Scotland. The magical landscape is filled with dramatic peaks, glistening waterways and mystical lochs, all of which allow pets to roam. You can take your dog to the park or across the diverse landscape near historic sites and ancient castles, giving you a chance to take in the scenery while creating the trip of a lifetime for your dog. With dog-friendly cottages in the Scottish Highlands, you'll have an array of options for how to enjoy your holiday in Scotland with your pet.

 
History

Historic sites near Highland holiday homes

With its storied past, Highland is filled with heritage sites, majestic castles and historic locations to explore. Holiday homes can be found near places like the Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust, a restored 16th-century fortress with extensive gardens, and the Ben Nevis Distillery, which was built in the 19th-century and features tours and tastings. The Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, a family-oriented historic site with exhibitions about the geological formation of Loch Ness and the mythology of Nessie, and Rothiemurchus, a woodland estate with a medieval castle and outdoor activities, are also great places for history buffs. You could also visit Fort George, an 18th-century fortified garrison and working army barracks with a Highlanders’ regimental museum.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Scottish Highlands

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Scottish Highlands a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Muir of Ord Golf Club (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Ullapool Golf Club (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Scottish Highlands

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Scottish Highlands is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fannichs (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Corrieshalloch Gorge (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Falls of Measach (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Ben Wyvis (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Beinn Dearg (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Coire Mhic Fhearchair (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Scottish Highlands

The nearest airport is in Inverness (INV), located 30.4 mi (48.9 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Achanalt Station, Lochluichart Station and Garve Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Food & drink 

Sample regional cuisine in Highland

From the fresh mountain waters and Atlantic coastline, to the lush rolling hills and fertile soil, Scotland has a rich bounty of meat, seafood and produce that form the foundation of its traditional dishes. Aberdeen Angus Beef, Arbroath Smokies, Shetland salmon, Stornoway Black Pudding, whisky, ales, shortbread, scones and more create a culinary heaven for foodies in Highland. Whether you want pub grub and local whisky or fine dining with classic Scottish dishes influenced by regional cuisine, the restaurants, bars and eateries near your holiday rental will give you a plethora of options for a culinary adventure in Highland.

Family friendly

Family fun near Highland holiday lettings

Several family-friendly attractions are available for a holiday with the kids in Highland. Holiday homes are available near child-focused locations like Dunrobin Castle, a turreted, opulent redoubt with a museum and falconry displays, and Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, an inhabited residence with tours, gardens and boat trips to a native seal colony. Kids will also enjoy the RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, a mountain and tundra animal reserve with walking areas, and Landmark Forest Adventure Park, an activity park with a climbing wall, highwire course, maze, raft rides and a rollercoaster.

Good for couples

Romance in Highland holiday cottages

If you’re looking for a romantic retreat, Highland is the ideal place. Several intimate and romantic locations can be found near holiday cottages, such as Cawdor Castle and Gardens, a 14th-century fortification with a drawbridge, tapestries and gardens, and the Steall Waterfall, an iconic tiered cascade with a gorge path and spectacular views. Couples may also enjoy the Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum, a charming ruin site with a museum, formal gardens and woodland trails, and Loch an Eilein, a tranquil lake with historic castle ruins, walking trails and dazzling scenery for long strolls.

How many holiday rentals are available around Highland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,117 holiday lettings around Highland. From 5 cottages to 5 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.