Holidays in Scotland

Holidays in Scotland

Holidays in Scotland is a tourist information website helping you to plan your visit or short break in Scotland. Whether you want to golf in St Andrews, climb Ben Nevis, fish for salmon in the River Tay or go shopping in Glasgow, we will try to provide you with the information you need. Book early and you can get in to some of the best accommodation in Scotland at the best times of year to visit.

Holidays in Scotland 2014

Holiday photo from Findhorn

Our accommodation pages cover the entire country. We have hotels, B&B’s and self catering cottages listed in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Highlands, Orkney, Shetland, Argyll, Aberdeen, Perthshire, Dundee, Angus, Central Scotland, Dumfries & Galloway and Borders. There are also Scottish campsites and other accommodation types listed.

Many visitors thinking about holidays in Scotland might like to travel with a specialist holiday company. There are many such companies around, specialising in coach holidays, golfing holidays, fishing holidays or walking holidays in our mountains or on many of the long distance footpaths around the country. See Scottish holidays

If you’ve already got your accommodation chosen, we’ve got a guide of things to do – tourist attractions, places to see, where to go and what’s on in all popular holiday destinations. Two of our most popular guides are things to do in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Our Scottish travel section will fill you in on details about car hire, bus services, train timetables etc.

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Hotels in Scotland

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Our travel experts have picked out a selection of the best hotels to choose from. Our accommodation pages list a large number. If you are looking for a hotel, it is a good place to start.

Prices of hotels vary a lot. A basic hotel room starts at around £25 per person per night and often includes breakfast. For a good 4 star hotel in Scotland, expect to pay around £60-£100 per person per night for your hotel room.

Scotland has thousands of hotels mostly of a very high standard. Picking a good hotel is not difficult and thanks to our expert hotel guide, you can visit the websites of the hotels before you book with them.

Holiday Cottages


If you are searching for holiday cottages in Scotland, or self catering Edinburgh, our experts have rounded up some of the best cottages you can stay in.

Cottages for 2013 can cost anywhere from around £300 per week to several thousand per week. If you’re looking to spend more on a cottage, around £12,000 will rent you a fully-staffed castle for a week.

Standards in rental cottages vary widely. We’ve tried to ensure that the cottages listed on our site are of a good standard and have excellent reviews.

One of the most sought after cottage features is a fireplace. This can be a real delight, even in summer the nights can be cold. Many modern homes don’t have a fire so to rent a holiday cottage with a fire can be an added bonus. Think marshmallows on sticks, toast, or just watching the glowing embers late into the evening.

Cottages are usually let from Saturday to Saturday though in off-peak season you can often rent outside of those limits, or sometimes book a short break.