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About us

Scottish holiday specialists

Get to know us at Cottages and Castles

Here at Cottages & Castles, we are the UK’s number 1 for self-catering properties in Scotland. With over 600 cottages, large houses and simply stunning castles to choose from, we offer you the chance to find your perfect Scottish escape and the ideal base to explore and experience everything that Scotland has to offer.

We have been providing quality self-catering accommodation since 1983 and with over 35 years’ experience, we have an unrivalled knowledge of all our properties across Scotland. Our properties provide guests with a real home-from-home experience, with some located against the most inspiring of Scottish backdrops. Each property comes complete with personal finishing touches that make these holiday homes special, unique, and in some cases, utterly breathtaking.

Explore and experience Scotland with us

Scotland is such a beautiful land of contrasts that it’s easy to find a property in just the right location to give you the holiday of your dreams. Our full collection contains some amazing properties stretching from the heather-clad hills and untamed wilds of the Highlands and the beautiful beaches of the Outer Hebrides, right down to the marvellous landscapes of the Scottish Borders in the south, as well as the wildlife havens of the west coast and those gems of Scottish Isles along the way.

Whether you seek a cosy, rural and remote retreat to experience romantic Scotland, you fancy feeling like a king or queen in your own fairy tale castle, or you'd love a picturesque property by water - whether that is a loch, sea or river - we have the pick of properties across the country.

Come and find the very best that Scotland has to offer with us.

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Finding our place with The Travel Chapter

Cottages and Castles is proud to be part of The Travel Chapter, representing all that is amazing about Scotland. Providing an exceptional level of service is of the utmost importance to us, alongside offering handpicked and high-quality properties ensuring a truly memorable Scottish escape. All bookings are handled by The Travel Chapter, home of flagship brand holidaycottages.co.uk, and your confirmations, payments and communication will all be handled by the friendly Reservations team.

We’re confident we can meet your needs - whatever they may be - when it comes to finding the ultimate getaway to Scotland. Take some time to discover our diverse and extensive collection, and if you need any help with your holiday search, or you’re interested in letting your property with us, then don’t hesitate to get in touch. We’re open every day of the week until late and our team is ready to take your call. Alternatively, you can send us a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

The Travel Chapter Limited, trading as holidaycottages.co.uk | The Travel Chapter Limited is registered in England and Wales. | Registered office Travel Chapter House Gammaton Road Bideford EX39 4DF Company No. 02431506 | VAT reg: 143053210