Cottages in the West of Scotland

Browse through our selection of Self Catering Holiday Cottages to rent in Oban, Argyll, Bute, Lanarkshire and Ayrshire. The Southern Highlands are the home to Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow. Less than an hour’s drive away are the bonnie, bonnie banks o’ Loch Lomond and the Trossachs. Island-hop your way from the Firth of Clyde to Oban and beyond.

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Forget Me Not

Dalmellington, nr. Ayr, Ayrshire.

Sleeps 4. These beautifully restored cottages, set on the banks of a rushing stream, offer a relaxing holiday getaway. The estate offers horse riding, fishing, canoeing, etc. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: SKKZ.

  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

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The Old Nunnery

Skelmorlie, nr. Largs, Ayrshire.

Sleeps 24. As the name suggests, this delightful shorefront holiday property once housed a more holy order. Enjoy extensive views over the Firth of Clyde from the private eight seater hot tub. Cottage Code: UK5250.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

East Wing at Blair

Dalry, nr. Irvine, Ayrshire

Sleeps 10. Set within 250 acres of parkland, the origins of this ancient castle is said to date back to the 12th century. The East Wing at Blair now offers luxurious accommodation for up to ten guests, with bespoke packages such as dining and clay pigeon shooting available. Cottage Code: UKC2409.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 12th Century

Knock Old Castle

Largs, Ayrshire.

Sleeps 8. Following an extensive renovation programme, this 14th century fairytale castle is now ready to open its quirky doors to holiday guests. Located on the Ayrshire coast, enjoy breathtaking views over the sea from the glass domed castle turret. Cottage Code: UKC868.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 14th Century

Misty Isles Cottage

Ellenabeich, Seil Island, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 2. Boasting stunning coastal views, this romantic cottage for two is set atop a rocky outcrop overlooking the Firth of Lorne. Just a 16 miles from Oban, Seil Island is connected to the outside world by the famous ‘Bridge over the Atlantic’. Cottage Code: S4577.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Auchendennan Farm Cottage

Arden, Alexandria, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 6. Situated in the heart of Loch Lomond National Park. Auchendennan Farm Cottage is a single-storey holiday cottage that features a large family sauna inside. Outside, there is a superb sunken hot tub, large enough for all the family to enjoy. Cottage Code: SLLX.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Coelard Farmhouse

North Shian, Appin, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 4. Enjoying wonderful views over Loch Creran and forest, this traditional farmhouse is situated near Port Appin. It is an ideal base for visiting Glencoe, Ben Nevis and the Isles. It has its own large garden in the owners grounds. Cottage Code: USJ.

  • Close to Sea
  • 19th Century

Pier Cottage

Kilmun, nr. Dunoon, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 2. Set at the end of Kilmun Pier on the banks of the Holy Loch, this former ticket office is ideally located for guests to indulge in the wide variety watersports available in the area. Alternatively, sit back, relax and watch the world go by. Cottage Code: 28385.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Cliff Cottage

Port Appin, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 8. Enjoying an idyllic location, just a hundred yards or so from the crystal clear waters of the Lyne of Lorne, this beautifully renovated cottage makes a wonderful retreat. An easy walk away is the pretty fishing village of Port Appin. Cottage Code: S83.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Craiguillean

Ardmaddy Castle, near Oban, Scotland.

Sleeps 9. This stunning cottage sits just a stones throw from the sea and has been awarded 4 stars by the Scottish Tourist Board. Guests have shared use of a games room and a hard tennis court, and there are also boats to hire. Fly fishing. Cottage Code: SRW.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century

High Trodigal

Machrihanish, nr. Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 2. Adopting an ancient neolithic design, this imposing holiday property utilises natural stone and a turfed roof to blend effortlessly into the surrounding landscape. Close to the Machrihanish Golf Course, it offers stunning views over the sea. Cottage Code: 30648.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century