Your Independent Guide to the Best Holiday Cottages In Scotland

Passionate About Scotland

From days out hillwalking and skiing in the mountains, to  island-hopping adventures on the West Coast, Scotland’s diverse landscapes and thrilling experiences have always captured our hearts. With over two decades of exploration, from remote hillwalking adventures in Knoydart to family breaks on the west coast, Skye Loch Ness and Aviemore, we’ve discovered some of Scotland’s best places to explore, eat, drink, and stay. This is our curated list of the best cottages in Scotland

Our Unique Approach

Handpicked Selections

Our listings reflect only our honest, subjective choices, free from owner commissions

Verified Stays

We've personally stayed in every cottage, ensuring the best experiences for you

All kinds of Cottages

From romantic breaks to action packed family holidays, there's something for everyone

No Surprises

Quality not quantity. Our personal visits ensure only the best cottages are selected

Our Promise

Only the best holiday cottages make the cut. What sets Cool Cottages apart is our dedication to authenticity and quality. We believe that a great place to stay is crucial to your holiday, and that’s why we personally visit and stay in each accommodation we list.

We love to showcase Scotland’s best self-catering and only list the best holiday cottages, and our commitment to real cottages and real experiences means that each selection is handpicked and verified. We want you to have a fantastic holiday in Scotland!

If you own a special cottage and want to be considered for inclusion get in touch

Our History

With more than 20 years’ experience of trips in Scotland, our passion grew into a mission to share Scotland’s hidden gems. Cool Cottages was born out of a desire to connect fellow adventurers and explorers with the country’s most unforgettable stays. We take pride in our meticulous attention to detail and our hands-on approach in selecting the perfect accommodations. Don’t waste hours hunting online for that special place. We offer  a selection of the best small independent holiday rentals in Scotland.

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