Lodges in Scotland

Lodges & cabins in Scotland

Lodge holidays in Scotland are a lovely way to see the sights while enjoying the comfort of a cosy lodge or cabin. If you’ve been searching for holiday accommodation that offers something a little different, then you’ll definitely want to take a look at our handpicked selection of Scotland holiday lodges. From remote hot tub lodges for romantic breaks to spacious cabins on holiday parks for families or groups, there really is something for everyone here at Lodge Holidays.

Whether you’re looking for log cabins near Edinburgh, luxury lodges with open plan living and private hot tubs or perhaps just an ideal base for a hiking holiday, you’re bound to find what you’re looking for with us. We can even help you find pet-friendly log cabins in Scotland, so your furry friends don’t have to miss out on the adventure!

If you’re planning a Scotland holiday, you’ll want to make the most of all its natural attractions. Go searching for old Nessie in the waters of Loch Ness, discover the history of Edinburgh or hike to the soaring peaks of Ben Nevis. There’s just so much to be enjoyed!

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Scotland Lodges

  • Stone Water Cottage

    Strathpeffer

    From: £788

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Ardwell House East Lodge, Stranraer

    Stranraer

    From: £640

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Log Cabin in Isle of Arran

    Brodick

    From: £880

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Maquessa Shepherd's Hut

    Dumfries

    From: £230

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Owl Lodge

    Spean Bridge

    From: £472

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 6VIEW PROPERTY
  • Owl Cote, Carrick Shore, Gatehouse of Fleet

    Carrick Shore

    From: £1405

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 5VIEW PROPERTY
  • Log Cabin in Dumfries and Galloway

    Moffat

    From: £530

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Buchan, Newton Stewart

    Newton Stewart

    From: £822

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 8VIEW PROPERTY
  • Alderneuk Lodge, Dumfries

    Dumfries

    From: £441

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 3VIEW PROPERTY

Best locations for a lodge holiday in Scotland

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.

Edinburgh

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.

Callander

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.

St Andrews

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!

Portree

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.

Inverness

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.

Aviemore

Best for: Outdoor adventures

Nestled in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore is a Scottish gem that beckons holidaymakers with its breathtaking landscapes, thrilling outdoor adventures, and charming Highland hospitality. From skiing on the Cairngorm Mountain to exploring ancient pine forests, Aviemore offers an idyllic escape for nature lovers and adrenaline seekers alike. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Scottish Highlands at Aviemore!

Best walks in Scotland

As you can imagine, there’s an abundance of scenic walking trails throughout Scotland. Here are some of our favourite routes, from strolls around pretty waterfalls to rugged mountain hikes.

Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill

Location: Edinburgh

Difficulty: Easy

Walk length: Just under three miles

Enjoy incredible views across the city of Edinburgh with this Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill trail. Before enjoying those excellent city views from Blackford Hill, you’ll get to stroll through a delightful nature reserve.

The Two Bridges Walk

Location: Callander

Difficulty: Easy

Walk length: Less than a mile

A very short stroll yet scenic nonetheless, The Two Bridges Walk takes you through the scenic town of Callander and across the Red Bridge. It’s a great little route for those who aren’t a fan of big walks!

Ceres to St Andrews

Location: St Andrews

Difficulty: Hard

Walk length: Nine and a half miles

For those who don’t mind getting up early to enjoy a full day of walking, the Ceres to St Andrews route is well worth a try. It takes you all the way to the pretty village of Ceres, where you can refuel at its local pub.

Portree Forest Circular Walk

Location: Portree

Difficulty: Easy

Walk length: Three miles

This Portree Forest Circular Walk offers delightful views across the town and across to the coast. It should take less than two hours to complete, so you can enjoy the rest of your day in the scenic surroundings of Portree town.

Craig Phadrig

Location: Inverness

Difficulty: Easy

Walk length: Just under one and a half miles

This easygoing route to Craig Phadrig takes you up to the ancient fort which sits atop the wooded hill. From the top, there are lovely views across the Beauly Firth. It’s a well-waymarked path, so it should be simple to follow.

Things to do in Scotland

Ben Nevis

Standing 1,345 meters above sea level, Ben Nevis is the tallest peak in the British Isles. Located in the Grampian Mountains, in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands, it attracts more than 100,000 hikers hoping to ascend the summit each year.

Ben Nevis - from the Gaelic ‘Beinn Nibheis’, translating to venomous mountain or mountain with its head in the clouds, offers visitors fantastic views across the West Highlands. Visitors can enjoy adrenaline-fueled hikes and climbs with breathtaking views of wild, rugged terrain and deep glacial valleys. There are two routes to scale Ben Nevis. The Mountain Track is the most popular route and is good for beginners whilst the Carn Mor Dearg Arête route presents a challenge for more experienced hikers.

Address: Visitor Centre, Glen Nevis, Fort William, PH33 6PF

Loch Ness

Discover the mystery of Loch Ness, Scotland's famous freshwater lake. Explore the picturesque surroundings, go on a boat tour to search for the elusive Loch Ness Monster, or take a peaceful walk along the shores. With its stunning natural beauty and legendary tales, Loch Ness is a captivating destination for any traveler.

Address: Loch Ness, Inverness IV3 8AU

National Museum of Scotland

To find out more about Scotland’s history, be sure to visit the National Museum of Scotland. It’s also home to an array of displays from across the world, including exhibits on scientific breakthroughs, the natural world and world cultures.

Address: Chambers St, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF

Bracklinn Falls

The Bracklinn Falls are a series of waterfalls, set within a wooded valley above the town of Callander. Particularly beautiful after a day of heavy rainfall, they’re well worth a visit if you’re in the area.

Address: Bracklin Rd, FK17 Callander, Perthshire, FK17 8EH

Fairy Pools

The Fairy Pools are one of Skye’s most popular attractions. A great place to take a refreshing dip in the summer months, these crystal-clear pools are steeped in history and legend!

Address: Isle of Skye, IV47 8TA

St Andrews Cathedral

St Andrew’s Cathedral was once a magnificent building during the 12th century, but its remains are still worth a visit. There’s a museum on site that houses the medieval relics that were found on the site - a great day out for fans of all things historical.

Address: The Pends, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9QL

Hootananny Inverness

Hootananny Inverness is an award-winning music venue, set in what was once a traditional sweet shop. It’s a great place to check out the musical talent of Scottish singers, as well as sampling some local delicacies in the restaurant - including haggis, neeps and tatties!

Address: 67 Church St, Inverness, IV1 1ES

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