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Best cabins in Scotland (2024)




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Updated: 20 January 2024



Macdonald Aviemore woodland lodge

Self-catering holidays in log cabins and lodges in Scotland are becoming more popular. We bring you our pick of the best cabins in Scotland’s Highlands and islands. They can offer you the perfect way to relax in the Scottish countryside or on the coast, especially if they have a hot tub. Whether you’re looking for a luxury lodge on the banks of a loch or a rustic cabin surrounded by woodland, there’s a cabin in Scotland for you.

Moorhen lodge with hot tub, North Kessock

Moorhen Lodge is a luxury log cabin with a hot tub. It has a wonderful location in woodlands near the village of North Kessock but is only 10 minutes drive from Inverness.

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Macdonald Aviemore Self-catering Luxury Woodland Lodges

best cabins in Scotland - Macdonald Aviemore woodland lodge

Macdonald Aviemore Resort’s 4-star Luxury Woodland Lodges are hidden amongst ancient Caledonian pine forests in the Cairngorms National Park. Your own private deck is ideal for balmy summer evenings and for winter holidays you can relax in front of the cosy wood-burning stove. The Craigellachie Nature Reserve is a short walk away. Staying in these wooden cabins offer you the best of both worlds – privacy and space amongst the trees with all the amenities of the resort nearby. Great if you like luxury log cabin holidays in Scotland.

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Aurae, Cawdor near Inverness

best cabins in Scotland - Aurae Cawdor Inverness exterior with hot tub

Aurae is one of two luxury self-catering lodges nestled in the Scottish countryside. Each holiday lodge has its own barrel sauna plus a large hot tub with views to the Black Isle and Ben Wyvis.

Find out more about Aurae, Cawdor near Inverness

Fort William Cabin

Fort William Cabin with balcony over river

This self-catering cabin is situated alongside the River Slatach and has a wonderful wrap-around balcony. Sit outside and enjoy the views whilst keeping an eye out for local wildife. You could see golden eagles, black throated divers and red deer.

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The Cabin @ Seaview, Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye holiday cottages: The Cabin @Seaview, Dunvegan - exterior

The Cabin @ Seaview is a cosy, little Scottish cabin for two making it ideal for a romantic break for a couple with stunning views of Loch Roag.

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Katchana log cabin, near Aviemore, Cairngorms

Katchana log cabin with hot tub near Aviemore

Katchana is a unique holiday property with wonderful views of the Cairngorms and lots of wildlife in the garden, you won’t forget your stay in this log cabin near Aviemore. If that’s not enough, there is also a hot tub in the garden.

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Highland Shores log cabin, Dornie, Kintail

A contemporary, eco-friendly log cabin surrounded by incredible scenery and wildlife and only 2 minutes walk from Loch Long.

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Thorsvik, Tokavaig, Sleat Peninsula, Skye

Thorsvik Broadford Isle of Skye decking view mountains sea

With stunning sea and mountain views, you may not want to leave this peaceful log cabin on the Isle of Skye’s Sleat Peninsula. The sitting room of this wooden lodge has large windows and comfortable seating so you can totally lose yourself in the beautiful views. Guests have seen eagles, otters and seals from the cabin.

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Looking for more of the best cabins in Scotland?

You can find more log cabins and luxury self-catering lodges to rent in Scotland in our holiday accommodation in the Scottish Highlands and Islands section.

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