Where To Go In Scotland for a Cabin Holiday
Usually found in the forest or by the lochside, by the beach or deep in our two National Parks, staying in a log cabin, chalet or lodge gives you complete access to Scotland’s great outdoors. You can enjoy a holiday in a log cabin or lodge right across Scotland - the problem is there's so much choice! To make it a little bit easier, here are a few of the most popular places to book a log cabin break in Scotland.
LODGES ON LOCH LOMOND
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park offers up 720 sq miles of lochs, forests, glens and mountains to explore. Book a log cabin on Loch Lomond, a lodge deep in the Trossachs glens, or a glamping pod on Loch Katrine and spend your holiday bagging family-friendly Ben A’an and Conic Hill, heading out on the loch by kayak, and exploring the 20,000 hectare Queen Elizabeth Forest Park.
LOCH NESS LODGES
Book a log cabin on Loch Ness, Scotland’s most famous loch, to explore the Great Glen. Visit the bustling town of Fort Augustus, Inverness and Culloden Battlefield, see the Jacobite Express go over the Glenfinnan Viaduct and explore the Grampian mountains from Fort William - phew! If you have any energy left why not bag the big Ben, Ben Nevis?
LODGES AT LOCH TAY IN PERTHSHIRE
Highland Perthshire is full of lodges, chalets and cabins perfectly located to explore central Scotland’s beautiful lochs, glens and forests. Just an hour away from Edinburgh and Glasgow, Loch Tay offers watersports, mountains to climb and waterfall walks, along with one of the best views in Scotland to watch the sun go down from your log cabin.
LOG CABINS IN AVIEMORE
Book a log cabin in Aviemore to explore the Cairngorms National Park. Hike around the beautiful (and green) Lochan Uaine, spend the day at Scotland’s highest beach at Loch Morlich, spot ospreys, pine martens and red squirrels and visit Scotland’s only reindeer herd out on the hills. Covering over 1100 sq miles there is lots to explore from your lodge in the Cairngorms National Park.
Lodges on the Isle of Arran
Often described as ‘Scotland in Miniature’, the Isle of Arran has lots of log cabins, chalets and lodges to stay in whilst exploring this beautiful island, which has its own highlands and lowlands, its own distillery, brewery, and even two castles. Climb Goat Fell, one of Scotland’s most iconic mountains, visit the Kings Caves which once hid Robert the Bruce, and visit the atmospheric standing stones on Machrie Moor.
Log Cabins in Glencoe
Scotland’s most famous glen, Glencoe is paradise for those who love walking. Book a lodge in Glencoe to hike through the glen, discover the Lost Valley between the Three Sisters, discover the gorgeous and romantic Glencoe Lochan and hike up the Devil’s Staircase on the West Highland Way for views across to the iconic Buachaille Etive Mor. Glencoe is the perfect spot to book a lodge for a group adventure.
Lodges near the cities
If you fancy a break exploring the cities but would rather stay in a peaceful, rustic cabin or lodge, Scotland has you covered. There's a great selection of log cabins near Edinburgh where you can enjoy the best of both worlds; a tranquil country getaway and an exciting culture-filled city break. Elsewhere, lodges in Glasgow take you nearby the stunning west coast of Scotland where you can immerse yourself in magnificent coastalines, beaches and islands, all whilst being near to the city where you can uncover incredible hidden gems.