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Short Cottage Breaks in Scotland

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A characterful and contemporary cottage resting on the outskirts of the burgh town of Buckie in Scotland. Open-plan. Woodburning stove. Partial ground-floor living. Countryside views. Pet-friendly. Smart TV. Buckie centre 5.6 miles; Elgin 15.3 miles. (Ref. 1020445)

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  • Ground floor bedroom
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3 nights from £366

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    4.6

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This 16th century, lime-washed gatehouse is located in the centre of Whithorn. Castlewigg 2.2 miles; Wigtown 10.7 miles; Newton Stewart 17.3 miles. (Ref. 1046835)

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3 nights from £282

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Beautifully presented, former crofter's cottage located near the village of Cannich, in the Scottish Highlands. Countryside views. WiFi. Woodburner. Beauly 12 miles. (Ref. 1009456)

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3 nights from £507

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An intimate holiday getaway situated within the 16th-century grounds of Brodie Castle. Open fire. Romantic retreat. Unique. Nairn 6.7 miles; Kinloss 7.4 miles; Findhorn 9.7 miles. (Ref. 1060400)

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3 nights from £359

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This detached cottage is based in Crail, Scotland. 2 bedrooms. Modern furnishings. St. Andrews 10 miles; Dundee 22 miles. (Ref. 990743)

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3 nights from £344

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Detached former mill, resting near the Scottish Highlands village of Cannich. WiFi. Woodburner. Countryside views. Off-road parking. (Ref. 1001630)

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3 nights from £414

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Stunning cottage in a secluded location. Smart contemporary finish. Very well-equipped with en-suite facilities and underfloor heating. Fabulous open countryside. Melvich 4 miles. (Ref. 917388)

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3 nights from £452

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    4.5

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A charming, old cottage resting in Swinton, Scottish Borders. Woodburning stove. Large garden. Pet-friendly. Coldstream 6.2 miles; Duns 6.2 miles; Berwick-upon-Tweed 11.8 miles; Northumberland National Park 13.6 miles. (Ref. 958246)

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3 nights from £321

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A charming stone-built cottage settled in Kinlochewe, in the Scottish Highlands. Character. Rural. Close to amenities. Torridon 10.6 miles; Achnaclerach 27 miles. (Ref. 1061322)

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3 nights from £400

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    4.8

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A delightful end-terrace cottage in Tyndrum amidst spectacular scenery in the Scottish Highlands. Cosy accommodation in popular village. Ideal for walking and cycling. Crianlarich 5 miles. (Ref. 6858)

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3 nights from £327

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    4.6

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Delightful semi-detached cottage in scattered hamlet at heart of Angus. Quality accommodation. Kirriemuir 7 miles. (Ref. 1905)

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3 nights from £457

  • Sleeps6
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A beautifully-appointed terraced house resting within the historic town of Jedburgh. Pets welcome. WiFi. Free roadside parking. Kelso 12.1 miles; Melrose 14 miles; Peebles 36.9 miles. (Ref. 1077832)

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3 nights from £355

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A quaint fisherman's cottage in the village of Pennan near Gardenstown in Aberdeenshire. Pet-friendly. WiFi. Enclosed garden. Gardenstown 4 miles; Fraserburgh 11 miles; Aberdeen 43 miles. (Ref. 951809)

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3 nights from £520

  • Sleeps7
  • Bedrooms3
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    4.9

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A fresh semi-detached house set on the outskirts of the village of Walkerburn in the Scottish Borders. En-suite bedrooms. Stunning countryside views. Family room. (Ref. 968606)

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  • Games room

3 nights from £490

  • Sleeps6
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    4.9

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One of our Scotland cottages on mystical Skye, this unusual detached cottage has sea views and offers warm, welcoming accommodation. Staffin 6 miles. (Ref. 3578)

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  • Sky TV

3 nights from £375

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    4.9

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Stunning holiday cottage overlooking Scarista beach on the west coast of the Isle of Harris. Beach views. Spacious. Pet-friendly. Family-friendly. Scarista walking distance; Leverburgh 5.4 miles; Tarbert 14.9 miles; Harris 15.3 miles (Ref. 1110733)

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3 nights from £1123

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A charming, detached gatehouse resting on the edge of the town of West Calder. All ground-floor. Woodburner. Pet-friendly. Edinburgh 19 miles. (Ref. 1011121)

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3 nights from £430

  • Sleeps6
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    4.9

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A stunning barn conversion on the outskirts of Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders. Countryside location. En-suite bedrooms. Woodburning stove. Pet-friendly. WiFi. Remote. Hawick 10.8 miles; Peebles 37.2 miles. (Ref. 982624)

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3 nights from £428

  • Sleeps8
  • Bedrooms3
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    4.8

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A grand, three-bedroom home resting in Fordie near Comrie, Perthshire. Countryside views. Large. Games room. Family-friendly. Open fire. Crieff 5 miles; Gleneagles 15.3 miles; Perth 23 miles. (Ref. 1093154)

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3 nights from £396

  • Sleeps4
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    4.6

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A delightful ground floor cottage resting within the enchanting grounds of Hill of Tarvit Mansion in Cupar, Scotland. Open fire. Single-storey. Dog-friendly. St Andrews 9.5 miles; Kirkcaldy 16.2 miles; Perth 25.8 miles. (Ref. 1060390)

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3 nights from £556

Experience incredible countryside landscapes, ancient forests, breath-taking lochs and thriving cities all in a weekend, thanks to these short breaks in Scotland! Whether you’re looking to spend some quality time with your loved ones, planning immense hikes or immerse yourself in Scottish history, there is something for everyone!

Why Short Breaks in Scotland?

Look forward to an adventure with this collection of short breaks in Scotland! With ten of the tallest mountains in the UK, including the country's highest peak Ben Nevis, a short break in Scotland is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy breath-taking views from the summits or opt for a leisurely walk around one of the many lochs, which also offer exciting opportunities to try thrilling watersports! With Scotland's short breaks available throughout the country, you can lose yourself in the wilderness of the Highlands, explore the breathtaking coast, or immerse yourself in the rich culture. Whatever you choose to do on your short break in Scotland use our Scotland Travel Guide to help you.

Places to Visit while on a Short Break in Scotland

Explore a wealth of exciting places during your Scotland short break. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the capital Edinburgh where you can explore it’s historic castle, meander along The Royal Mile based in Edinburgh’s Old Town, discover the inspiration for Harry Potter laced throughout the city or visit the myriad of bars found here. Alternatively head north to uncover the beauty of the Cairngorms National Park, which houses idyllic villages and the impressive summit of Ben Macdui. If it's the coast you’re after while on a short break in Scotland then Inverness has all you need as well as dolphin watching and endless nearby beaches!

More destinations to visit on your short break in Scotland:

Dumfries and Galloway

Dundee

Fort William

Glasgow

Isle of Skye

Or browse more Scottish locations for your short break in Scotland.

Types of Scottish Holidays

Book your short break in Scotland today! If you haven’t found what you’re looking for there are plenty of other Scottish cottages available for your next adventure-filled holiday! If you’re looking to bring the whole family along then check out this collection of dog-friendly cottages in Scotland or large cottages in Scotland. Want to treat your loved one to a special getaway then browse these romantic cottages in Scotland or cottages in Scotland with a hot tub!

If you still haven’t found what you’re looking or perhaps this collection of short breaks in the UK.