Aviemore is a popular holiday destination in the Scottish Highlands with beautiful scenery and an abundance of things to see and do for all ages. It’s a year-round destination with snowsports being a firm favourite in the winter months and hiking, biking and walking being prefered in summer. Whether you’re looking to explore the Cairngorms mountains or take a kayak expedition down the River Spey, you’ll find it all across the Scottish Highlands.
We have a vast range of luxury lodges close to the Cairngorms National Park, family lodges with wood-burning stoves and fully equipped kitchens, and pet-friendly lodges tucked away in forests offering easy access to the great outdoors. For those that love a game of golf, bring your clubs along and spend the day at Spey Valley’s golf course. For those that love a spot of shopping, take a walk through the centre of Aviemore and discover its independent shops. Or if you’re the adventurous type, put on your boots for a hike around the surrounding area and discover secluded lochs, hidden mountain trails and vast ancient forests.
Our wide range of self-catering lodges and log cabins with open log fires, en suite bathrooms, hot tubs, and views overlooking the River Spey are perfect for any occasion. Whether you need help securing your booking or want to ask a few questions, our helpful customer service team are on hand. Nothing is too big or too small for us and we’ll be happy to help you make your lodge holiday in Aviemore as stress-free as possible. In just a few clicks, you’ll have your accommodation booked in no time!
From city breaks to weekends away in the rural countryside, Scotland is perfect for every kind of holiday. Here are some of our most popular destinations for a lodge holiday.
Best for: A weekend of great food and drink
If you haven’t yet visited the capital, be sure to put it at the top of your list. Famed for its rich history as well as a thriving nightlife, this bustling city really does offer something for everyone. If you’re stopping in the summer months, it’s worth timing your visit with the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo event.
Best for: A walking holiday
Set on the edge of the scenic Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, Callander is a small yet popular tourist town. Often referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Highlands’, it attracts many walkers and mountain bikers. A great choice for those stopping in our dog-friendly lodges, you’ll find plenty of gorgeous walking routes in the local area.
Best for: A relaxed week away
A seaside town along Scotland’s eastern coast, St Andrews is ideal for those looking for peace and quiet during their holiday. In the town, you’ll find a good choice of attractions and amenities, including the lovely St Andrews Botanic Garden and St Andrews Museum. There’s also plenty of options for golfing if you’re planning on bringing your club along!
Best for: A seaside break
A thriving port town on the Isle of Skye, Portree provides a great base for exploring the rest of the island. Of course, you’ll easily find plenty to do in the town itself - including live concerts, film screenings, and boat tours along the coast. If you prefer natural attractions, the Old Man of Storr and Kilt Rock are well within reach.
Best for: A weekend of sampling local Scotch whisky
Inverness is a city within the Scottish Highlands, providing an array of attractions and activities for visitors. For an insight into the history of the area, be sure to check out the Bronze Age Clava Cairns and the Culloden Battlefield. If you’d rather spend the weekend sampling fine Scottish whisky, there’s plenty of local distilleries offering tours and taster sessions.
With hundreds of hidden villages, bustling cities, and historic towns there are plenty of places you can call your base for a holiday lodge in the Scottish Highlands. From Elgin to Dornoch, from Aviemore to the Cairngorms National Park, there are plenty of places to visit.