Holiday cottages available for a short break in Scotland

There are 2198 holiday cottages listed in Scotland for your to consider for your next short break. All of these properties permit bookings of less than a week, however please bear in mind that some cottages restrict shorter bookings during selected periods. If you would like to narrow down your search for your perfect short break by county you can use the 'Filter cottages in Scotland by county' menu at the top of the page.

Search 2198 properties for your perfect weekend or mid week short cottage break in Scotland - Showing cottage 1 to 30

Short Break Holidays - Ardbrecknish House - Summer Wing

Argyll and Bute - Ardbrecknish House - Summer Wing, Taynuilt, Price: £ from £ 435 - Sleeps: 9

Magnificent setting in mature woodland by Loch Awe
Ideal area for fishing, walking and cycling
Children's play area, pool table and darts

Short Break Holidays - Waterside Lodge

Argyll and Bute - Waterside Lodge, Appin, Price: £ 177 - £ 512 - Sleeps: 2

This balcony apartment boasts fantastic, panoramic views over Loch Linnhe and the Morvern Hills.


Short Break Holidays - Martha’s Shore Cottage

Dumfries and Galloway - Martha’s Shore Cottage, Dumfries, Price: £ from 373 - Sleeps: 6

Peacefully set with panoramic views over countryside to the Nith Estuary, these detached, single-storey holiday cottages have their own garden and hav...

Short Break Holidays - The Lookout

Highlands - The Lookout, Aviemore, Price: £ 1055 - £2995 - Sleeps: 10

With spectacular mountain views and an abundance of outdoor activities, The Lookout is the perfect fun packed destination for larger families and grou...

Short Break Holidays - Burnside Cottage

Isle of Arran - Burnside Cottage, Sliddery, Price: £ 335 - £22999 - Sleeps: 6

This lovely cottage is perfect for country lovers looking for a secluded, rural location, with views over beautiful countryside and a babbling burn ne...

Short Break Holidays - Squirrels' Chase

Dumfries and Galloway - Squirrels' Chase, Dalbeattie, Price: £ see website - Sleeps: 8

With a delightful sandy beach virtually on the doorstep and super facilities on site you would be forgiven if you never left the village at all but yo...

Short Break Holidays - Easter Croftinloan - Skye Apartment

Perthshire - Easter Croftinloan - Skye Apartment, Pitlochry, Price: £ 455 - £629 - Sleeps: 2

Relax in this peaceful setting and admire the stunning views over the surrounding fields whilst planning the next day's adventure.


Short Break Holidays - Roughhills Cottage

Dumfries and Galloway - Roughhills Cottage, Sandyhills, Price: £ 514 - £1565 - Sleeps: 8

Scenic walks abound from this charming cottage which has stunning views over the bay and the Solway Firth.


Short Break Holidays - Braehead Cottage

Isle of Arran - Braehead Cottage, Lamlash, Price: £ 525 - £730 - Sleeps: 5

Situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, in an elevated position, this attractive cottage has stunning views towards Holy Isle from most rooms....

Short Break Holidays - Cardy

Fife - Cardy, Anstruther, Price: £ 249 - £22999 - Sleeps: 6

A purpose built lodge with excellent facilities for people with disabilities in an area famed for its quaint fishing villages, places of historic inte...

Short Break Holidays - Strathspey

Lothian - Strathspey, Edinburgh, Price: £ 506 - £1438 - Sleeps: 6

A rural property based on a working farm with wood burner and wheelchair access. Set within open countryside, views can be enjoyed of the surrounding ...

Short Break Holidays - Anchor Cottage

Argyll and Bute - Anchor Cottage, Lochgilphead, Price: £ from 562 - Sleeps: 8

With breathtaking views across the sheltered bay at Loch Crinan, Anchor Cottage provides wonderful bright, spacious holiday accommodation. Based at th...

Short Break Holidays - Helenslea

Fife - Helenslea, St Andrews, Price: £ 267 - £736 - Sleeps: 6

Edwardian terrace apartment close to the heart of St Andrews, with theatre, bars and museums, The Old Course close by....

Short Break Holidays - Garlies Lodge

Dumfries and Galloway - Garlies Lodge, Newton Stewart, Price: £ from 562 - Sleeps: 10

Situated in a peaceful location within the Galloway Forest Park, one of the Dark Sky Parks, and surrounded by rolling hills, this detached former hunt...

Short Break Holidays - Glenhowl Lodge

Dumfries and Galloway - Glenhowl Lodge, Castle Douglas, Price: £ 366 - £898 - Sleeps: 4

Enjoying stunning elevated views this is a popular location for cyclists centrally located to the majority of the 7 Stanes.


Short Break Holidays - Cluny

Perthshire - Cluny, Pitlochry, Price: £ 305 - £595 - Sleeps: 4

Set on a hillside overlooking the Strathtay Valley and with Aberfeldy within easy walking distance this lodge is the perfect base for exploring &rsquo...

Short Break Holidays - Dunbheag Cottage

Argyll and Bute - Dunbheag Cottage, Dunoon, Price: £ from 350 - Sleeps: 4

Enjoying wonderful views over the Holy Loch, this detached, single-storey property with its own garden stands in the village of Strone within the Argy...

Short Break Holidays - High Ranachan

Argyll and Bute - High Ranachan, Campbeltown, Price: £ 615 - £1549 - Sleeps: 7

This is a superb base for family or friends wishing to discover and explore the Kintyre Peninsula with beaches, castles, historic sites and more.

Short Break Holidays - Beckhead

Dumfries and Galloway - Beckhead, Annan, Price: £ 294 - £1000 - Sleeps: 4

Situated on a peaceful country estate, where wildlife and farming go hand in hand. Beckhead Cottage offers an ideal holiday base for couples to explor...

Short Break Holidays - White Stag Lodge

Highlands - White Stag Lodge, Inverness, Price: £ 3505 - £5809 - Sleeps: 8

Families or couples will enjoy their stay at this unique holiday lodge in beautiful surroundings, with its own private hot tub and characterful wood b...

Short Break Holidays - Beach Cottage

Dumfries and Galloway - Beach Cottage, Newton Stewart, Price: £ from £ 237 - Sleeps: 5

Sea views

Situated just yards from the sea, this holiday cottage is an ideal base to explore the breathtaking scenery of Dumfries and Galloway. ...

Short Break Holidays - The Farm House

Argyll and Bute - The Farm House, Lochgilphead, Price: £ 282 - £816 - Sleeps: 8

Set in a small highland estate within approximately 20 acres of grounds, lies The Farm House, great for families....

Short Break Holidays - Skipper's Retreat

Outer Hebrides - Skipper's Retreat, All Outer Hebrides, Price: £ 1029 - £2195 - Sleeps: 4

This stunning property offers guests luxury accommodation in a beautiful scenic location, just 200 yards from a white sandy beach and turquoise waters...

Short Break Holidays - Mont Stewart House

Isle of Arran - Mont Stewart House, Whiting Bay, Price: £ 485 - £790 - Sleeps: 7

In an elevated position with beautiful coastal views, yet within walking distance of the centre of Whiting Bay, this contemporary property is the perf...

Short Break Holidays - The Marches

Fife - The Marches, Anstruther, Price: £ from £ 293 - Sleeps: 5

Ideally located in the bustling fishing village of Anstruther, this deceptively spacious detached holiday home is set only 5 minutes walk from the qua...

Short Break Holidays - Straitinnan

Aberdeenshire - Straitinnan, Huntly, Price: £ from 327 - Sleeps: 4

Beautiful surroundings with forests, river and countryside walks all waiting to be discovered and savoured......

Short Break Holidays - Lagnakeil Lodges - Ash

Argyll and Bute - Lagnakeil Lodges - Ash, Oban, Price: £ 385 - £985 - Sleeps: 4

Close by, take to the clear waters around Oban and Lorn and enjoy a variety of water sports.


Short Break Holidays - Grieves Cottage

Highlands - Grieves Cottage, Tain, Price: £ 721 - £1236 - Sleeps: 6

Wonderfully located to do as much or as little as you like. Fantastic for family getaways with activities available onsite.


Short Break Holidays - Tigh-An-T-Struthan

Argyll and Bute - Tigh-An-T-Struthan, Tarbert, Price: £ 395 - £895 - Sleeps: 4

A spacious apartment close to the harbour - from here you can sail to the enchanting islands of Arran, Jura, Gigha and Islay.


Short Break Holidays - Killean Estate - Harebell

Argyll and Bute - Killean Estate - Harebell, Campbeltown, Price: £ See Website - Sleeps: 4

Enjoy fabulous northerly views over the Killean Estate and towards the Hebridean islands from this courtyard cottage.


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