Best cabins in Scotland (2018)

Self-catering holidays in log cabins and lodges in Scotland are becoming more popular as the perfect way to relax in the Scottish countryside or on the coast. We bring you our pick of the best cabins in Scotland’s Highlands and islands whether you’re looking for a luxury lodge on the banks of a loch or […]

Self-catering holidays in log cabins and lodges in Scotland are becoming more popular as the perfect way to relax in the Scottish countryside or on the coast. We bring you our pick of the best cabins in Scotland’s Highlands and islands whether you’re looking for a luxury lodge on the banks of a loch or a rustic cabin surrounded by woodland.

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

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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Acorn Lodge, Fort William

Accommodation Fort William Scotland Acorn Lodge Fort William exterior

This fairy tale log cabin is hidden away in the woods and to get to your own private hideaway you cross wooden walkways and a bridge. If you want to get away from it all and be surrounded by woodland, this has to be one of the best cabins in Scotland.

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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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Little Aird Hill self-catering lodge near Gairloch

Little Aird Hill B&B Badachro Gairloch exterior

When it comes to the best cabins in Scotland, Little Aird Hill has to feature because of this amazing view of Badachro Bay with a backdrop of the mountains. This cosy studio style layout with separate sunroom, shower room and porch make for the perfect holiday cottage for a couple.

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The Hideaway on Skye

Skye Hideaway holiday lodge - view-from-lounge-PS

The Hideaway is a peaceful, romantic retreat for two people. Lie in bed and gaze out onto the sea view of Tarskavaig Bay and beyond to the Isle of Rum.

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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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Kessock Highland Lodges

Kessock Highland Lodges with hot tub: view of balcony & farmland

Kessock Highland Lodges are a small and secluded complex of contemporary one and two bedroom, luxury self catering lodges with hot tubs. These extremely comfortable and well-equipped log cabins are a peaceful retreat set on a working farm (croft) in North Kessock.

Find out more about Kessock Highland Lodges

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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