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Scotland - the home of log cabin holidays

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A natural wood building blends attractively with a rural backdrop. Book a stay in a woodland, coastal or rural setting to explore a specific part of Scotland from a truly comfortable and stylish log cabin.

Take a look at www.countrycottagesonline.net for log cabin holiday parks in Scotland that offer a collection of log cabins with shared leisure facilties or just log cabin holidays in Scotland generally.

The more luxurious log cabins cost that bit extra but offer a higher standard of decor and sometimes better leisure facilities. In Scotland, as elsewhere, the price reflects the quality of log cabin accommodation.


Edinburgh and the Lothians

Edinburgh and the surrounding area is a fantastic place to spend a self-catering holiday in Scotland. The Capital city of Scotland, Edinburgh boasts an impressive Castle which sits above the city on a high rock, providing panoramic views of the wonderful city below. As well as a great history, Edinburgh and the Lothians is home to some beautiful peaceful, countryside, iconic landmarks, great attractions and fantastic entertainment. All you could want on your self-catering luxury log cabin get away. The City is brimming with exciting things to do from shopping, bus tours, delicious restaurants and days out in the Lothians. To find some great attractions and places of interest to visit on your holiday to Edinburgh and the Lothians then look no further:


National Museum of Scotland Fascinating mummies exhibition Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Arthur's Seat Scotch Whiskey Experience Royal Botanic Garden
Palace of Holyrood house Museum of Childhood Lauriston Castle
Edinburgh Castle Tantallon Castle Dynamic Earth


Of course there is more to Edinburgh than just castles and attractions, the area is also home to some beautiful beaches in east Lothian such as Gullane and Yellowcraig. There is also some amazing trails that are worth following so you can experience the wonderful Scottish Lothian greenery and parkland. Rent a log cabin or lodge for a brilliant holiday in central Scotland.



Cairngorms is a wonderful National Park, the most northern National Park in the UK, boasting Britain's biggest and highest mountain range, the largest native forests, amazing rivers and lochs and beautiful moorland and farmland. The Cairngorms are a truly wondrous and breathtaking part of Scotland to spend a self-catering country log cabin holiday. You will find a varied collection of things to do and places to visit here, whatever the weather Cairngorms has something to keep you occupied.


Ace adventure- White water rafting Cairngorm Mountain-Funicular Railway Loch Insh wildlife cruises
Landmark Forest Adventure Park Cairngorm Reindeer Centre Strathspey steam railway
Highland Wildlife park Drumin Castle Highland Folk Museum
Balmoral Estate Braemar Castle Grantown Museum


As well as these fantastic places to visit, the Cairngorms offers a huge selection of outdoor activities, some unusual, for you to take part in. These include things like river tubing, pony trekking, mountaineering, skiing, snowboarding, canoeing, kayaking, Canyoning and clay pigeon shooting, plus many more exciting activities.



The Highlands of Scotland are well known for offering unspoilt stunning natural beauty across breathtaking landscapes and scenery. There is a lot on offer for you to explore in the Highlands from beautiful beaches and pretty coastal villages to glens, Castles and lochs in the mountain ranges. A huge selection of wildlife is waiting for you throughout the Highlands, stags, eagles, and maybe even dolphins can be seen along the coast near Inverness. Very few people live in this peaceful and fascinating area of Scotland making it a wonderful place to spend a holiday away from the bustling madness of everyday life. There are plenty of pine lodges and log cabins to rent for a week or weekend break, some in remote locations, others nearer civilisation in holiday parks.


Dunvegan Castle and Gardens Tarbat Discovery Centre Corrieshalloch Gorge
Eileen Donan Castle The falls of Glomach Moray Firth
Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve Island of Handa The Clo Mor Cliffs
Inverness Floral Hall Attadale Gardens Revack Gardens


So not only do the Highlands boast some of the most amazing natural wonders in the UK and amazing landscapes, it is also home to hundreds of castles and gardens which are well worth a visit. Also as you might expect with such a varied scenery, the highlands can also host a wide range of amazing activities such as pony trekking, mountaineering, climbing, walking, cycling and water based activities such as canoeing and sailing. Rivers and streams run crystal clear - most inviting for water sports and paddling!

Loch Lomond

Loch Lomond is a fantastic loch that stretches for 24.5 miles on the highland boundary fault, it is the largest loch in Scotland and has more than 30 islands, the largest being Inchmurrin. It makes a wonderful location for a self-catering country luxury log cabin holiday because of its huge range of activities available, beautiful natural landscape and peaceful setting. There is plenty for you and the kids to get stuck into and of course wonderful places to visit in the area. Take a look at log cabin holidays near Loch Lomond.


Blair Drummond Safari Park Wallace Monument The Hill House in Helensburgh
Glengoyone Distillery Overtoun Estate Cashel Millenium Forest
Trossachs Woollen Mill Lomond Shores Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum


As well as places of interest there is also plenty of activities for you to enjoy in and around Loch Lomond including Archery, Falconry, shooting, Segway hire, action adventure activities and Go Ape!

Hug a Scot during a log cabin break

Scotland decided to remain part of the UK family in 2014

The British were delighted that the United Kingdom stayed intact following the Scottish independence referendum. If you are lucky enough to go visit Scotland for a log cabin holiday, do hug a Scot to show your appreciation.

Scotland is such a big bonny unspoiled country where holidaymakers can see herds of deer, eagles, red squirrels and wild cats on days out in the countryside. It's the home of castles and an awe inspiring coastline. Book that log cabin holiday soon.

Memorable British Event 10 Sep 2012

Andy Murray's Grand Slam Victory

Some events just have to be celbrated. Andy Murray winning the Grand Slam, the first British man to do so for 76 years is one of them. Britain celebrates this determined Scot who shows that years of effort and achievement pays off in the end. What a fine example to everyone.

And what has this got to do with log cabin holidays? Celebration and good feelings put us in the mood to enjoy ourselves and what better way to do that than to treat ourselves to a weekend break in a luxury log cabin in Scotland or a other part of the UK?

Log cabins in Scotland:

  • Scotland is home to red squirrels. Book that log cabin stay near woodland and watch these shy creatures in action as they rummage on the forest floor.
  • Log cabin overlooking Scottish lochs are lovely for relaxing breaks with fantastic scenery.
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