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Browse our collection of holiday accommodation below, with properties to suit everyone. Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway, city break or a family holiday with play parks on your doorstep, browse our collection of breathtaking estates, country lodges, magnificent castles, historical homes and internationally acclaimed gardens to see what property catches your eye – or view the map to search for your perfect location.

Guide to filters

  • Dog friendly: properties that welcome your four-legged friend
  • Family getaways: great for children, with local facilities close by such as a play area
  • Castles: an apartment or wing in one of our amazing historic castles
  • Coasts: properties close to the coast; some even have the beach on their doorstep!
  • Towns and cities: book a stay in one of Scotland’s charming towns or cities
  • Bunkhouses: basic accommodation for larger groups, ideally located for exploring Scotland’s great outdoors

Note about bookings and availability

  • The majority of properties can be found on the dedicated National Trust for Scotland section of Sykes Holiday Cottages.
  • The apartments at Gladstone’s Land are booked via Logan Property.
  • Details for booking our bunkhouses can be found on their property information pages by selecting ‘find out more’.

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Tags: Castles | Sleeps 4+

The Laird’s Wing

Indulge in a royal experience at The Laird’s Wing, an extension wing of 16th-century Brodie Castle. Steeped in centuries of history, with fine art…

A two-storey cottage with a red tiled roof stands in a pretty garden, with a wooden bench in front. Trees and colourful flower beds frame the image.
Tags: Towns and cities | Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Branklyn Cottage

Exuding a traditional aura and echoing touches of Art Deco style in reference to the decade the cottage was built, Branklyn Cottage sits within the…

A salmon-pink walled cottage with white eaves and front door stands beside woodland. A small wooden picket fence surrounds the cottage.
Tags: Family getaways | Sleeps 2 | Dog friendly

Cormack Lodge

Nestled within the grounds of Brodie Castle, ancestral home of the Brodie clan for over 400 years, Cormack Lodge is an idyllic single-story retreat.…

A single-storey, white walled cottage stands beside a white wooden gate at the entrance to a driveway. Grass runs alongside the driveway.
Tags: Sleeps 2 | Dog friendly

Gate Lodge

Enjoying a superb and historic location in the grounds of the House of the Binns, in close proximity to the River Forth with views over the…

Tags: Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Ferry Cottage

Boasting uninterrupted views across Loch Alsh, this single-storey cottage on a small country lane offers the perfect location for exploring the…

A two-storey stone cottage has a wooden picket fence at the front. Its front door and window shutters are dark green.
Tags: Family getaways | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Garden House

This magnificent, two-storey detached cottage rests within the historic grounds of Brodie Castle on the outskirts of Forres in Moray. The property…

Tags: Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

South Lodge

Nestled in an idyllic countryside setting, with access to Brodie Castle and estate, this single-storey lodge is the perfect place for a memorable…

A small white cottage with a grey tiled roof. A stone wall runs between the pavement and the pretty front garden.
Tags: Coasts | Towns and cities | Sleeps 2 | Dog friendly

Lydia Cottage

Found on a quiet residential street in the charming coastal town of Cromarty, this traditional detached cottage is based on the site of the historic…

An orange-red two-storey house stands on the corner plot of a street and narrow cobbled lane. It has a green front door.
Tags: Coasts | Towns and cities | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Paye House

Located in the coastal town of Cromarty's historic conservation area, surrounded by cobbled lanes and listed buildings, this traditional 18th-century…

A white house with a grey tiled roof stands on a slight hill. A large grassy lawn runs down in front; tall trees stand behind.
Tags: Coasts | Sleeps 4+

Garden Lodge

This quaint ground-floor cottage rests within the world-famous Inverewe Garden, an exotic botanical attraction, created by Osgood Mackenzie in the…

A large white stone house with a grey tiled roof stands on a slight hill in a woodland garden. Stone steps lead up to the front entrance, with an old stone garden wall running along the front of the house.
Tags: Coasts | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Inverewe House Apartment

Resting within the grounds of the world-famous Inverewe Garden is the spacious first-floor Inverewe House Apartment. Formally part of the manor…

A thatched croft house stands surrounded by lawn on a sunny day.
Tags: Coasts | Sleeps 2

Beaton's Croft House

Enveloped by the magnificent landscape of the Isle of Skye is this secluded thatched croft house. The property dates back to the 19th century and…

Tags: Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Glen Cottage

Located at the foot of the spectacular Torridon Hills, Glen Cottage offers the perfect setting for adventures among the peaks and Munros, from…

A cluster of white houses with a green field in front, filled with deer. Steep mountains rise behind.
Tags: Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Stalker’s Cottage

This single-storey cottage sits at the foot of the Torridon estate, enveloped by dramatic rocky sandstone hills, rugged peaks and far-reaching…

Tags: Castles | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

The Preston Tower Apartment

This impressive apartment forms part of Fyvie Castle, a magnificent fortress in the heart of Aberdeenshire. The apartment stretches across the…

Tags: Family getaways | Sleeps 4

Beechgrove Cottage

Nestled in the beautiful wooded grounds of Pitmedden Garden is this delightful single-storey dwelling. Beechgrove Cottage offers an ideal base from…

Tags: Family getaways | Sleeps 4+

North Wing

North Wing is a beautiful section of the manor house that lies at the heart of Pitmedden Garden among scenic grounds. This two-storey property…

A row of stone cottages with a gravelled driveway leading up to it. A green lawn bordered by a low stone wall lies in front.
Tags: Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

North Mains Cottage

Set amidst the stunning scenery of Craigievar Castle and its beautiful grounds is this historic semi-detached dwelling. Originally built as a home…

Tags: Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

South Mains Cottage

Set amidst the stunning scenery of Craigievar Castle and its beautiful estate grounds is this historic semi-detached dwelling. Originally built for…

A stone cottage with a gravelled driveway and green lawn in front. The front door and shutters are painted dark green. Tall trees surround the cottage.
Tags: Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Steading Cottage

A stone cottage enveloped with climbing roses, Steading Cottage can be found on the beautiful Craigievar Castle estate. Once a home for the castle’s…

A grey lodge house with crow-stepped gables stands at the entrance to an estate. A paved parking area lies to the front. Tall silver birches can be seen behind.
Tags: Family getaways | Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

East Lodge

Set within the historic grounds of the Crathes Castle estate, East Lodge is a charming ground-floor cottage, offering an excellent base for exploring…

Tags: Castles | Sleeps 2 | Dog friendly

Courtyard Cottage

Courtyard Cottage is a charming 16th-century first-floor apartment set within the historic courtyard of Drum Castle. Steeped in 700 years of history,…

Tags: Sleeps 2 | Dog friendly

Holly Leaf Cottage

Resting near Peterculter, Aberdeenshire, Holly Leaf Cottage makes an ideal base for exploring Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park whilst…

Tags: Sleeps 2 | Dog friendly

Braeriach

The 29,000-hectare Mar Lodge Estate is situated within the spectacular Cairngorms National Park, surrounded by unique wildlife and striking…

Tags: Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Bynack

The 29,000-hectare Mar Lodge Estate is situated within the spectacular Cairngorms National Park, surrounded by unique wildlife and striking…

A view of Mar Lodge, with its distinctive red tiled roof. A long driveway sweeps across a grassy field in front. Heather- and pine-covered hillside rises behind.
Tags: Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Dalvorar

The 29,000-hectare Mar Lodge Estate is situated within the spectacular Cairngorms National Park, surrounded by unique wildlife and striking…

Tags: Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Derry

The 29,000-hectare Mar Lodge Estate is situated within the spectacular Cairngorms National Park, surrounded by unique wildlife and striking…

Tags: Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Macdui

The 29,000-hectare Mar Lodge Estate is situated within the spectacular Cairngorms National Park, surrounded by unique wildlife and striking…

A view of a gravelled courtyard, with a small clocktower over the archway. Either side of the archway are converted stables, with external stairs leading up to a front door.
Tags: Family getaways | Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

North Stables

North Stables forms part of the original stable block and is set amid the glorious gardens and woodland of the House of Dun, Montrose. A sandstone…

Tags: Family getaways | Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

South Stables

South Stables forms part of the original stable block and is set amid the glorious gardens and woodland of the House of Dun, Montrose. A sandstone…

A wide orange gravel path runs between a very large lawn area and some stone buildings. At the end of the path is a turreted tower with a little door at the base.
Tags: Castles | Sleeps 4

East Wing

East Wing is a unique duplex apartment forming part of Castle Fraser, one of the largest tower houses in Scotland dating back to the 1450s. Resting…

Tags: Family getaways | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

East Cottage

Set within the grounds of the Hill of Tarvit Mansion, East Cottage was originally built for the estate workers and gardeners. This charming dwelling…

Tags: Family getaways | Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Middle Cottage

Set within the grounds of the Hill of Tarvit Mansion, Middle Cottage was originally built for the estate workers and gardeners. This quaint cottage…

Tags: Family getaways | Sleeps 4

Upper West Wing Flat

Part of the first floor of the grandiose Edwardian Hill of Tarvit Mansion, Upper West Wing Flat is an elegant apartment providing four guests with a…

Tags: Family getaways | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

West Cottage

Set within the grounds of the Hill of Tarvit Mansion, West Cottage was originally built for the estate workers and gardeners. This single-storey…

A two-storey white cottage with a red-tiled roof and red window frames. Small shrubs grow in front of the house in a patio area.
Tags: Towns and cities | Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Harmony Cottage

Located close to Harmony Garden in the charming Scottish Borders town of Melrose, this peaceful dwelling has its own small paved private garden and…

Harmony House standing in the middle of Harmony Garden
Tags: Towns and cities | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Harmony House

This 19th-century house is set within the peaceful walls of Harmony Garden, in the charming town of Melrose. With plenty of country walks, riverside…

Tags: Towns and cities | Sleeps 2 | Dog friendly

Pear Cottage

A charming retreat in the heart of Melrose in the Scottish Borders, Pear Cottage is perfect for two guests looking to escape to a scenic haven and…

A lounge in the holiday accommodation at Gladstone’s Land. A yellow fabric two-seater sofa, armchair and footstool are arranged in front of a fireplace. An oval mirror hangs above the fireplace. One feature wall has wallpaper featuring images from an old painting.
Tags: Towns and cities | Sleeps 2

The Riddoch Apartment

Situated at the heart of the Old Town, guests at Gladstone’s Land holiday apartments can soak up the atmosphere of historic Edinburgh while enjoying…

Tags: Towns and cities | Sleeps 2

The Crichton Apartment

Situated at the heart of the Old Town, guests at Gladstone’s Land holiday apartments can soak up the atmosphere of historic Edinburgh while enjoying…

Tags: Towns and cities | Sleeps 2

Johnstone Apartment

Situated at the heart of the Old Town, guests at Gladstone’s Land holiday apartments can soak up the atmosphere of historic Edinburgh while enjoying…

A view through the hallway in the holiday accommodation at Gladstone's Land. It shows the bathroom to the right and along into the double bedroom.
Tags: Towns and cities | Sleeps 4

Struthers Apartment

Situated at the heart of the Old Town, guests at Gladstone’s Land holiday apartments can soak up the atmosphere of historic Edinburgh while enjoying…

A white two-storey house sits above a rocky shore with trees in the background.
Tags: Coasts | Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Craggan Cottage

Ideally located for exploring the mystical Isle of Skye and the Scottish Highlands, Craggan Cottage stands on the north shore of Loch Alsh, offering…

A large converted coach house stands in spacious grounds, with a green lawn and trees in front. A high garden wall runs beside the house.
Tags: Towns and cities | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Coach House

Originally the stables of Holmwood House with accommodation for the coachman and his family, The Coach House now offers a memorable base set in five…

A wooden cabin with a grey tile roof is surrounded by a green lawn and patio area. A garden table and chairs are set out on the patio, in front of the large patio doors. Trees are in the background.
Tags: Coasts | Family getaways | Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Ardlochan Lodge

Ardlochan Lodge is one of eight self-catering properties located within the 260-hectare Culzean Castle and Country Park, where you can explore the…

The corner wing of a large castle, with views looking out to sea. A picnic bench sits on the grassy clifftop, right in front of the castle.
Tags: Coasts | Castles | Family getaways | Sleeps 4

Brewhouse Flat

Brewhouse Flat is one of eight self-catering properties located within the 260-hectare Culzean Castle and Country Park, where you can explore the…

A long, single-storey white cottage with a grey tiled roof stands above a sandy beach.
Tags: Coasts | Sleeps 2 | Dog friendly

North Segganwell

North Segganwell is one of eight self-catering properties located within the 260-hectare Culzean Castle and Country Park, where you can explore the…

A small stone cottage with a pretty dormer window in the tiled roof stands at the edge of a cobbled courtyard. Views out to sea and along the Ayrshire coastline can be seen beside the cottage. A wooden bench rests beside the front door.
Tags: Coasts | Family getaways | Sleeps 4 | Dog friendly

Royal Artillery Cottage

Royal Artillery Cottageis one of eight self-catering properties located within the 260-hectare Culzean Castle and Country Park, where you can explore…

A long white single-storey cottage stands just above a sandy beach, with pebbles across it. A steep hillside rises behind the cottage.
Tags: Coasts | Sleeps 2 | Dog friendly

South Segganwell

South Segganwell is one of eight self-catering properties located within the 260-hectare Culzean Castle and Country Park, where you can explore the…

A two storey stone house, with a parking area in front and a grass garden at the side.
Tags: Coasts | Family getaways | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Garden House

Garden House is one of eight self-catering properties located within the 260-hectare Culzean Castle and Country Park, where you can explore the…

A view looking out through a wooden-framed window across a garden lawn towards Culzean Castle.
Tags: Coasts | Family getaways | Sleeps 4+

Clocktower

The Clocktower is one of eight self-catering properties located within the 260-hectare Culzean Castle and Country Park, where you can explore the…

A single storey stone house with a stone wall and green lawn in front.
Tags: Coasts | Family getaways | Sleeps 4

North Firbank

North Firbank is one of eight self-catering properties located within the 260-hectare Culzean Castle and Country Park, where you can explore the…

A narrow cobbled lane runs between a row of white stone house with colourful front doors. Potted plants sit beside the walls. A tree frames the photo on the left.
Tags: Towns and cities | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Blue Door

Resting within the culture-rich coastal town of Kirkcudbright, close to the beautiful grounds of Broughton House, is this characterful terraced…

Tags: Coasts | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Auchenvhin

Situated within an extensive private garden with direct beach access in the beautiful coastal village of Rockcliffe, Dumfries and Galloway, this…

A two-storey white house stands at the top of a sandy beach, with shrubs running either side. The house is surrounded by woodland behind.
Tags: Coasts | Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Port Donnel Cottage

A secluded, whitewashed two-storey dwelling resting on the shores of the Urr estuary in the coastal hamlet of Rockcliffe. Boasting unrestricted…

A white stone cottage with two attic bedrooms stands at the back of a large gravel driveway. The black front door is covered by a wooden lattice white porch.
Tags: Coasts | Sleeps 4

Saltflats Cottage

Resting in the heart of Rockcliffe near the attractive country town of Dalbeattie in Kirkcudbrightshire, Saltflats Cottage is a charming two-bedroom…

A two-storey gatehouse with decorative white eaves and a porch stands beside a driveway. Tall trees grow behind..
Tags: Sleeps 4+ | Dog friendly

Gate Lodge

A 19th-century sandstone lodge at the entrance of Threave Estate, Gate Lodge is a traditional holiday home ideal for exploring Dumfries &…

Tags: Sleeps 4+ | Bunkhouses

Ben Lomond Bunkhouse

Ben Lomond Bunkhouse is located in Rowardennan, on the east side of Loch Lomond and at the foot of Ben Lomond. It’s ideally situated for climbing…

Tags: Sleeps 4+ | Bunkhouses

Mol Mor, Torridon

Part of a converted farm steading at the head of Loch Torridon, Mol Mor provides good-quality accommodation for up to ten people. The bunkhouse is…

Tags: Sleeps 4+ | Bunkhouses

Kintail Outdoor Centre

Kintail Outdoor Centre is situated in the north-west Highlands, below Sgurr na Moraich (the last of the famous Five Sisters of Kintail) and Ben Attow…

Tags: Coasts | Sleeps 4+ | Bunkhouses

Shore Lodge, Arran

Shore Lodge Bunkhouse is situated in the grounds of Brodick Castle on the Isle of Arran, off the west coast of Scotland. It’s ideally positioned for…

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Mar Lodge Bunkhouse

Part of a former stable block, Mar Lodge Estate Bunkhouse offers excellent accommodation in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and is suitable…