Why choose self-catering?

Self-catering accommodation options in Scotland provide so much more than simply a place to rest your head – where you choose to stay can shape your entire holiday experience. 

Pick self-catering in Scotland and you'll also be free to decide what, when and where you eat, relax in your own private space, and enjoy a flexible holiday where you're the boss!

Where can I stay?

Scotland's vibrant cities, historic towns, stunning islands, country villages and delightful hamlets are all home to self-catering accommodation, meaning that you really are spoilt for choice. And you should be - you're on holiday!

Whether it's a luxury break or a cheap self-catering holiday in Scotland, you'll find a huge selection of places to stay. Opt for self-catering accommodation in Scotland and choose from great options which include:

  • Forest cabins with wood-burning stoves and luxurious hot tubs.
  • Historic castles with winding staircases and four poster beds.
  • Holiday parks with a pool and activities for children.
  • Serviced city apartments with top-of-the-range kitchens, perfect for rustling up delicious meals with your farmers' market purchases.
  • A lighthouse keeper's cottage with a traditional range oven and stunning sea views.

What can I expect?

Self-catering ultimately means that you'll have all the space, appliances and utensils to prepare and cook your own meals and snacks when you're on your break. Usually you can book on a week-to-week basis. 

With hundreds of places to stay, and each offering a unique experience, get stuck in and search for the self-catering holiday that really suits you.

See what takes your fancy:

A home-from-home – with a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities and homely extras, such as children’s games and books to read, for a fabulous and comfortable break.

Eat as you please – have breakfast in an artisan bakery, lunch back at the pad and head to a restaurant in the evening – or the other way around. It's entirely up to you.

Catch-up with friends – let your hair down on an uninterrupted weekend away at a self-catering log cabin.

Food on arrival – be welcomed by full cupboards and fridges, filled with shopping that you pre-ordered, so that there will be something tasty to eat for all the family.

A touch of luxury – enjoy your own space in a serviced apartment, where self-catering is combined with the hotel treatment, such as fresh towels or breakfast on request.

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