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Renting a Holiday Cottage in Scotland

Apr 10, 2008
Scotland is an ideal holiday destination for family holidays. Families can stay in self catering cottages in Scotland and use them as a holiday home rental base. Scotland is a beautiful country with some of the most stunning scenery in Europe. It is a country full of beauty, culture and extremely friendly people. You can rent self catering apartments in one of Scotland's vibrant cities or for lovers of the countryside you can rent Scotland holiday cottages.

There are some fabulous holiday homes to rent in Edinburgh the capital of Scotland. Many couples come here for short romantic breaks and stay in self catering apartments. Edinburgh is a capital city full of great architecture and its castle is regarded as one of the best in the world. Many families come on holiday to Scotland and rent a holiday cottage in or around Edinburgh. From here they can explore this beautiful capital city or venture out into the countryside. Nearby are some beautiful beaches and there are also many golf courses.

Many holiday makers come to Scotland on golfing holidays. Scotland is renowned as the spiritual home of golf with numerous links courses including the famous Royal and Ancient Golf Club and the hallowed Old Course at St Andrews. They are able to rent holiday cottages and use them as a base to play many of the different golf courses. Scotland is regarded as one of the best countries in the world for golfing holidays. Some golfers come to Scotland and bring their family with them on holiday. Other golfers stay in self catering apartments and may come on a short golfing holiday break.

Many families come on vacation to Scotland for the spectacular scenery. Lovers of the great outdoors and hiking holidays find Scotland the ideal holiday destination staying in self catering holiday homes. When here on a family self catering holiday, they can explore the romantic wilderness of the Highlands. It is a country of vast untamed areas of rugged peaks with heather swept glens and beautiful lochs. Many tourists come on holiday just to see the wildlife in some of the most unspoilt natural vegetation in Europe.

Lovers of climbing and hiking may stay in a holiday cottage in the Great Glen. It is a beautiful and romantic place famed for Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle. Many tourists like to rent a holiday home in the famous Lakeland area of the Trossachs. Some families choose to rent a holiday cottage in the Scottish islands with Skye, Mull, the Hebrides and Orkney great favorites. It is said that these islands have some of the most beautiful and dramatic coastlines with secluded sandy bays in Europe.

As well as being a country full of outstanding natural beauty, Scotland also boasts great food and drink. Many holiday makers choose to stay in holiday cottages in order to sample the local cuisine and drink. Many tourists like to take tours around the whisky distilleries. It can now be seen that Scotland has a tremendous amount to offer for people coming here on vacation. It is no wonder that so many families come back to Scotland year after year staying in self catering holiday accommodation.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It is one of the fastest growing on line holiday home rentals websites. To see an example of why Direct Holiday Bookings is growing so rapidly have a look at Holiday cottages in Scotland
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