The Scottish Highlands are vastly dominated by nature – everyone must experience this wonder at least once in their lives. You might be surprised to know that the land is freckled with secluded log cabins overlooking its many tranquil lochs and meadows, and are the perfect weekend escape to relax and unwind. We’ve collated a selection of the finest, including cabins with a jacuzzi that guarantee total tranquility for you and that special someone, or for a group of friends and family.
1. Scottish log cabin in West Calder, Edinburgh
If you’re looking for something a little different, take a look at this original 19th century Victorian shepherd’s hut. Completely renovated for holiday rental purposes, “Shepherds Rest” provides luxurious accommodation in seren surroundings. To retreat from the world and enjoy rural surroundings, there’s no better option. The cabin is primely positioned on the organic farm of South Cobbinshaw overlooking the Pentland Hills and Cobbinshaw Loch. It may be small, but this cabin has an en-suite shower room, a settee by day that folds into a double bed by night, and a small cooking area with a hob and a small fridge.
2. Cabin in Scotland overlooking loch and meadows
This Scottish log cabin has plenty of character and is outstandingly located as it overlooks open meadows. It is recognised with a Visit Scotland 3 star rating, and its elevated position gives enviable views over the beautiful Loch Awe and the hills beyond. The property consists of an open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen, and has a double bedroom, double bunk room, twin bedroom and family shower room. It retains high vaulted ceilings and has plenty of features for family entertainment, such as satellite TV and a dining tble for eight. It has French windows opening on to a raised veranda area, so you have views from all angles.
3. Log cabin with hot tub overlooking Loch Awe
This woodland cabin has a wealth of character and charm and provides a true log cabin experience in an area of outstanding natural beauty. There is an authentic Scandinavian wood fired hot tub available at an extra £60 per stay, and the cabin is situated in a tranquil woodland setting. With a Visit Scotland 3 star rating, it is a great choice for your stay. There is an open plan lounge, a double bedroom and triple bunk room, and views all around from the French windows. There is outdoor equipment such as BBQ and a veranda, which makes it perfect for all seasons. It is timber throughout and feels truly rustic, with wonderful surroundings of Loch Awe.
4. Self-catering lodge in the Highlands
If it’s views that you’re after, then look no further. These Highland Lodges offer peaceful self-catering log cabins in the woodlands. You will have stunning views overlooking the Loch Feochan and the Lerags Glen. Open plan and well-furnished, it includes a fully equipped kitchen and Freeview TV and WIFI in the living spaces. You can enjoy the outdoors with a picturesque outdoor seating area, and you will be spoilt for choice for extensive walks and an abundance of wildlife. Just up the road is a family-friendly pub, and the busy town of Oban is only 5 minutes away with a wide choice of restaurants, pubs and cafes.
5. Log cabin in heart of Scottish woodland
This Scottish log cabin is nestled in 3.4 acres of woodland in the West of Scotland. It sits in a garden with a terrace, and has full BBQ facilities. You will be spoiled with mountain views and local activities include fishing, wildlife photography, scuba diving and sea kayaking. Taynuilt Golf Club is 1.8 km away, while Kilchurn Castle is also in close proximity. Guests can go walking in the Fearnoch Forest and it is highly rated for a two person trip.
6. Log cabin with hot tub for 7 people
This luxury log cabin with a hot tub sleeps up to 7 people, and provides a real log cabin experience. It is located in a peaceful woodland setting and is approximately 150 yards from loch shore for wonderful walks. The Scandinavian log fired hot tub is the epitome of relaxation, and perfectly complements the open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen. There is a double bedroom, triple bunk room and family shower room. Whether you require a base from which to explore Argyll and the west coast, simply enjoy the local area or just relax and be at one with nature this log cabin provides the perfect location for hot tub holidays in Scotland.
7. Log cabin with duck pond in Perthshire
This is a great holiday lodge in Scotland that is set in 7 acres of wonderful grounds, making it tranquil and secluded for your getaway. To the front, the decking and patio overlook a wonderful lake to which is home a family of ducks and many other wildlife. At the rear of the property you will have stunning views of the surrounding Glen, and the Fallow Deer can often be seen. The stars are incredibly bright at night time as you are deep in the heart of Perthshire countryside, and are a wonderful touch to this property. With one bedroom and ensuite, one twin room and full cooking and dining facilities, this is a fantastic family property. It has doorstep access to wonderful walks and cycle routes and is only 4 minutes from the adorable village of Dukneld. With a lively community and arts and music scene, this is a great spot to be located near to as it is one of the best preserved historic towns in Scotland.
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