Scottish HighlandsThe Scottish Highlands contain some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery, including National Parks and vast areas of unspoilt wilderness. From the vibrant city of Inverness and Loch Ness (Home of Nessie the Loch Ness monster) through the Caledonian Canal to Fort William the adventure capital of the UK, to the tranquil and peaceful Islands, the Inner and Outer Hebrides, and the Isle of Skye (great place for sunsets), its a place that has something for everyone.
Welcome to the Scottish Highlands Website, the Portal for the highlands of Scotland. We aim to bring you a complete guide to the Scottish Highlands Cottages and if you are a local or looking to visit the Scottish Highlands for a holiday we hope you will find all your information here.
The Highlands of Scotland are known for their rich cultural heritage and historical background, many visitors come to the Highlands to trace their Scottish ancestors, or visit Scottish Castles, Museums, and other Scottish historical sites. Others come for a great holiday at the various Scottish Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Castle Accommodation, Apartments, Scottish Highlands Cottages, Farm Accommodation, Pub Accommodation, Campsites and Caravan Parks or Youth Hostels.
Eating and drinking is one of Scottland’s pastimes and is well catered for. The region offers an eating choice of Pubs, Restaurants, and Highland Cafes and Tearooms. Eating out in the Scottish Highlands Guide lists the numerous choices of places to eat, drink and have a good time. Whether young, not so young or a family there are plenty of Indoor Activities and Outdoor Activities. Activities include: Walking, Hiking, Golf, Fishing (including Fly Fishing), Cycling, Mountain Biking, Falconry, Kayaking, Canoeing, White-water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Quad Biking, Whale Watching, Bird Watching, Wildlife Expeditions, Bowling and Swimming. Alternatively you could view Ben Nevis (Highest Mountain in UK) via the Gondola, or have a picnic at a country park or by a Loch in the Highlands (see Scottish Loch Guide), take a ferry to one of the Islands, or visit some of the historic Castles.
If you are planning to stay on holiday for a few days in the Highlands, check out the holiday Accommodation section where you can choose from quaint self catering Cottages or homely Bed and Breakfast, Campsite and Caravan Parks, Farm Accommodation, High Quality Hotels or Scottish Highland Hostels .
Check out the Shopping Guide for the best places to shop for that special gift. Why not try a wee dram of whisky from one of the many Whisky Distilleries. We have Town Guides on most popular places such as: Oban, Glencoe, Ben Nevis, Fort William, Mallaig, Isle of Skye, Fort Augustus, Aviemore, Grantown on Spey, Loch Ness, and Inverness.
When you visit the Highlands of Scotland you will be amazed how much wildlife can be seen which may include: Roe Deer, Red Deer, Scottish Wildcat, Red Squirrel, Pine Marten, Puffins, Buzzards, Golden Eagles, Osprey, White Tailed Sea Eagles, Otters, Seals, Dolphins and Whales. Not forgetting the beauty of the lochs, mixed woodland including the Scottish Pine, and a wide range of wild flowers and plants in the Highlands. Enjoy the friendly people, rich culture, unspoilt Highlands countryside and much, much more.
If you are considering living in the Scottish Highlands you may find our Hot Property section very useful. You can check out the latest property listings on the market including real estate, Houses for sale and Land for sale. provided by scottish highlands and scottish estate agents. Visit Scotland and have a fantastic scottish holiday experience!!
Scottish Highlands Self Catering holidays are extremely popular in the Scottish Highlands and on the scottish highlands websites we have a large selection of Self Catering holidays accommodation.
SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS COTTAGES, SELF CATERING VENUES, HOTELS AND BED AND BREAKFAST.