With stunning landscapes, majestic mountains and historic wonders, The Scottish Highlands is a truly magnificent place to visit. Whether you're looking for a cosy cottage or luxury hotel, there's a brilliant choice of dog-friendly accommodation and outdoor space for you and your pup to enjoy.
- Glencoe, ScotlandNestling at the foot of the spectacular Glencoe Mountain range and just on the edge of the lovely village of Glencoe, Bidean Lodge has been tastefully furnished to provide spacious and comfortable accommodation. Only 1 mile from the sea, this detached single-storey property offers a peaceful place in which to relax and enjoy the magnificent surroundings. Perfectly placed for touring the West Highlands, climbing, hill walking, mountain biking, water sports, fishing, golf and skiing can be enjoyed. Boat and ferry trips to nearby islands. Good local restaurants and pubs. Shop ¾ mile.£87Price per night from
- Glencoe, ScotlandSituated in the pretty village of Ballachulish, with amazing views from the front up towards some spectacular mountain scenery, Rocky Mountain View has been furnished and equipped to a very good standard to ensure a comfortable and relaxing holiday. Only 1 mile from historic Glencoe, this lovely, semi-detached cottage makes an ideal holiday base from which to explore this beautiful part of Scotland, including Lochaber, Argyll and the western and northern Highlands. The area is surrounded by spectacular scenery, mountains, lochs and hidden glens, and there is an abundance of wildlife.
Glencoe’s famous rugged mountain range is extremely popular with climbers and walkers, whilst mountain biking, skiing, golf, sailing and forest walks are just a few of the many activities available. Loch Leven, which is just a short walk away, boasts a variety of water sports, including kayaking and canoeing. The Nevis Range gondola and the Jacobite West Highland steam train are a short drive away in Fort William, and from which you can view some of the most spectacular scenery on offer. Fort William, the ’Outdoor Capital of the UK’ is just 13 miles away and boasts a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants.
Take the short crossing on the Corran Ferry and head for Ardnamurchan Point, the most westerly point in Britain, or the beautiful island of Mull. The area is steeped in history, and coupled with the magnificent natural terrain has been used as a backdrop in many well-known films such as Harry Potter (Glenfinnan Viaduct) and Braveheart. A short walk will take you to the Isles of Glencoe Hotel and Leisure Centre with its swimming pool, and a regular bus service is available. A holiday at Rocky Mountain View is where many happy memories will be made. Shop, pub and restaurant 500 yards.£87Price per night from
- Glencoe, ScotlandThis delightful, detached, single-storey cottage is situated above the quiet village of Ballachulish. The cottage has been tastefully furnished and has lovely views of the mountains and glens. The south-facing front garden is especially beautiful in spring/early summer, whilst the spacious sunny back garden has a wooden bench with spectacular mountain views, a dining area, stone plinth for disposable barbecues, and a whirly dryer. The area is renowned for its outdoor pursuits, breathtaking scenery and its abundance of wildlife. There are plenty of walks literally on your doorstep, and the Sustrans Cycle Track, which stretches from Glencoe to Oban, runs right through the village.
Fort William, known as the ‘outdoor capital of the UK’, is only a short drive away, and the historic village of Glencoe is less than 2 miles. Nearby activities include mountain biking, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, kayaking, walking, golf and fishing. Take a boat trip to the isles of Mull & Iona, or cross on the Corran Ferry and spend a day exploring the Ardnamurchan Peninsula. Oban, Loch Ness and the Isle of Skye are within easy reach, and there are numerous unspoilt beaches, castles, museums and distilleries nearby that provide great days out. Although small, Ballachulish is home to a shop, post office, takeaway, restaurant and a bar. Shop, pub and restaurant ¼ mile.£169Price per night from
- Glencoe, ScotlandSituated at the head of Glenachulish, Glenhead is a truly brilliant cottage tucked away in a beautiful valley with forests, mountains and the sea all in sight. Now the cottage itself is also very attractive. Semi-detached but very private, you have a decking area by the front door that hosts a table and chairs. Facing south you’ll be able to enjoy all meals of the day in this sheltered, sunny spot. Entering the front door there is a vestibule area and then a hallway that draws you towards the living room. It’s a fabulous room with a window that frames the Dragon’s Tooth brilliantly. There is an open fire and a lot of space for four people. Through the living room is the kitchen with all that you will need and then a conservatory with more seating and the dining space. Back to the hallway, and on the other side of the cottage, you will find the two lovely bedrooms. There is a double and twin room, both spacious and like the rest of the house decorated in a caring way to highlight the features of the property. It has been finished beautifully by the owner. There is also a spacious family bathroom.
Glenachulish is just off of the Argyll Coastal Route near to Ballachulish and world-famous Glencoe. Fort William is only half an hour up the road and Oban is 45 minutes to the south. Being based at Glenhead gives you the best of both worlds; you’re in a Scottish Highlands paradise with mountains and forests surrounding you, whilst at the same time you have Glencoe, Glen Etive, Rannoch Moor, Ben Nevis, Glenfinnan, the list goes on and on, all within a short drive to go and explore.
Glenhead is really special though because of its setting. The owner has done a wonderful job nurturing a lovely garden that’s a pleasure to roam around and sit in to enjoy different views. You can sit and look south up the glen to the distinctive mountain Sgorr Dhonuill or Dragon’s Tooth, or take up a different vantage point and gaze north across Loch Linnhe. With the constant backdrop of the glen burn trickling through the woods nearby, the garden is a peaceful and magical setting that welcomes a wide array of wildlife. You’ll spot deer and many birds as well as also a family of characterful red squirrels.
There are great walks from the doorstep, including up to the ridge of the Dragon’s Tooth but also along the many tracks in the forestry in the glen. There is also the Sustrans route 78 also known as The Caledonia Way which passes through the glen. The 234 mile route between Inverness and Kintyre is a brilliant way to explore the area by bike or on foot. Another highlight of this location is the undiscovered golf course only minutes walk away from Glenhead. The Dragon’s Tooth golf course has been described as ’the best 9 hole course in Scotland’ and with its clever design, well-kept greens and fairways as well as the extraordinary scenic background. The course has a brilliant clubhouse with food, drinks and great WiFi. Shop 3½ miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.£128Price per night from
- Glencoe, ScotlandA traditional cottage which has been renovated to provide a welcoming home from home, allowing guests to relax and enjoy their holiday in comfort. Close to Glencoe Village, on the shores of Loch Leven, with natural private garden and sitting out areas, you’re surrounded by wonderful lochside views and mountain views including the Pap of Glencoe & Aonach Eagach. Cosily heated with oil central heating, complimented by electric heating and a welcoming open fire, you’ll feel cosy and warm in Quarter Deck Gardens.
There’s loads of living space downstairs which ensures that you’ll have a relaxing, sociable holiday with the benefit of great connectivity from Wi-Fi and the Smart TV. Comfortably accommodating a family or group of friends, the three bedrooms sleep six people on great quality, comfy beds. Set up for flexible sleeping arrangements, there is a bedroom with King-size bed which can be made up as twins on request, a bedroom with a small double bed and another large bedroom featuring two single beds, which can be made up as a kingsize bed on request. The patio doors in the living room lead onto small sitting out area in the rear garden which is a lovely private spot and ideal for evening drinks or morning coffee. The natural rear garden is an ideal spot for taking in the stunning, far reaching views of the spectacular Glencoe scenery views including the famous Pap of Glencoe & Aonach Eagach. Built into the hillside, there are steps up to another seating area, and the storage shed where bicycles can be stored safely.
Glencoe is a lovely highland village with many amenities including a minimarket, cafe, hotel, pub, filling station, church and dentists and there are some fabulous restaurants, cafes and pubs nearby, all serving good, local food. Steeped in history, Glencoe is surrounded by the most breath-taking scenery of mountains and lochs and offers a large range of sports and outdoor activities, including winter sports, hill walking, climbing, mountaineering, fishing and water sports, mountain biking and golfing. The nearby village of Ballachulish, just about 1 mile’s walk from the cottage, has a small supermarket, tourist information with coffee shop and a bar/ restaurant. Quarter Deck Gardens is conveniently located, lying between Fort William and Ben Nevis in the Lochaber area (16 miles), known as the ’Outdoor Capital of the UK’, and the popular town of Oban, the ‘Seafood Capital of Scotland’ and ‘Gateway to the Isles’ (33 miles).£92Price per night from
- Glencoe, ScotlandAonach Cottage offers complete tranquillity in a truly peaceful setting. Only 3 miles from sea lochs and the amenities of Glencoe village, the cottage has all the comforts and flexibility of home, among the spectacular and dramatic mountain scenery of Glencoe. It sits below some of Scotland’s highest mountains, and enjoys panoramic mountain views, including a stunning view of the Aonach Eagach Ridge and towards Bidean Nam Bian. There are numerous walks from the door, including to the Corbett Meall Lighiche and the lesser-known Munro, Sgor na h-Ulaidh. The views from the windows are just stunning. With no light pollution, you can enjoy star gazing across the dark night sky. From the front door you can wander further up the peaceful glen alongside a mountain burn and enjoy beautiful scenery and a feeling of being in the hills, even if you are not a hill walker.
Sharing a completely enclosed deer-fenced area of the mountain with its sister cottage Bidean Cottage (UK41933) and the owners’ farmhouse, Aonach Cottage is accessed by a 1-mile hard surfaced farm road off the main route through Glencoe. Glencoe is a lovely highland village with many amenities including a mini-market, café, hotel, pub, filling station, church and dentists and there are some fabulous restaurants, cafés, and pubs nearby, all serving good, local food. The nearby village of Ballachulish has a small supermarket, doctor’s surgery, tourist information with coffee shop and a bar/restaurant. Steeped in history, Glencoe is surrounded by the most breath-taking scenery of mountains and lochs and the area offers a large range of sports and outdoor activities, including winter sports, hill walking, climbing, mountaineering, fishing and water sports, mountain biking and golfing. The town of Fort William is 18 miles or 30 minutes’ drive, from the cottages and offers shopping and a wealth of activities. Oban, known as the ’Gateway to the Isles’, is only 36 miles away. Glencoe Mountain Resort, with skiing, mountain biking and other activities is a 20-minute drive through the glen.
The cottages can be booked together to accommodate up to 12 guests.£104Price per night from
- Glencoe, ScotlandSituated right on the loch side with views over Loch Linnhe, this lovely traditional cottage has been tastefully renovated to retain the charm of the old cottage but to allow modern living. Cairndow offers the ultimate in self-catering and comfort, in one of the most beautiful parts of the Scottish Highlands.
This stunning cottage has a comfortable living room with wood burner, an 8ft pool table and comfortable seating for all. To enter the living room you go through the dining room, which can seat up to eight at the table, (also a handy spot to catch up with the odd email whilst on holiday!) the kitchen is a modern farmhouse kitchen with all the appliances required to make your stay easier. There is one double bedroom on the ground floor with an open fire, upstairs are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom with a large walk in shower. The well-maintained gardens are enclosed, but it is requested that dogs be on the lead when out walking.
Across the road from the cottage is the beach where you can go over and enjoy the sunset with your favourite tipple or a cup of tea in the morning, for those more adventurous you could wild swim in Loch Linnhe. There are a few restaurants within walking distance and then some more heading north towards Fort William and south to Ballachulish. Cairndow, Onich is 15 minutes from Fort William and Ben Nevis in the Lochaber area, known as the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK’, and thirty miles from the popular town of Oban, the ‘Seafood Capital of Scotland’ and ‘Gateway to the Isles’. The grandeur of Glencoe, with its stunning scenery, popular walks, and climbs, is just on the doorstep and there is easy access to the wilderness of Ardnamurchan and the Morvern mountains, via the Coran Ferry, just 2 miles distant. Beach ½ mile.£112Price per night from
- Forss, Scotland
An imposing 19th-century country home, dog-friendly Forss House Hotel in Caithness is in wonderfully remote location. Set amid 20 acres of wonderful woodland.£117Price per night from
- Spean Bridge, Scotland
Black Sheep Hotels Cabins are dog-friendly, self-catered cabins on the shores of Loch Lochy with a Highland-inspired, home from home feel. Just a short drive from Fort William the cabins have stunning views, dog-friendly loch-side restaurant and spa close by.£250Price per night from
- Lairg, Scotland
Offering guests a tranquil retreat of outstanding natural beauty, Inver Lodge Hotel is a stunning choice for your dog-friendly break, with its sweeping views of the dramatic, windswept mountains, moorland and sea.£214Price per night from