Luxury lodges and log cabins in Scotland

Luxury lodges Scotland

Located in the north part of United Kingdom, Scotland is the place to enjoy nature and to relax surrounded by stunning landscapes. You will find yourself among locals in countryside villages with plenty of activities for everyone. But don’t worry, you don’t have to go all natural, here you will find some of the best luxurious accommodation hidden away in nature. 

If you are looking to spend your holiday in comfort and luxury with your family or your partner here you have a list of of the most luxurious lodges and cabin you can find.

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Most luxurious lodges and log cabins in Scotland

Dunroamin Lodges

With a perfect rural location near The Trossachs and Loch Lomond National Park, these comfortable self-catered lodging offer you a cosy and warm place to rest after a long day of exploring.

The lodges are equipped with large shower rooms, a super king-sized bed, a kitchen area, and a private outdoor fire pit where guests can enjoy a BBQ.

In the surrounding areas, you can benefit from the views of the famous Scottish highlands and explore the near Loch Lomond, the largest stretch of fresh water in Great Britain. 

Door to the Shore - Seafront Cottages

Situated in Sandhaven, Door to the Shore cottage is a modern cottage made from upturned boats used by fisherfolk as housing.

This eco-friendly space includes underfloor heating, a wet room and a kitchenette. The facility includes a private parking space and private beach access.

The area surrounding the facility offers its guests a variety of water activities and outdoor activities. It is possible to snorkel, windsurf, cycle and much more in this Seafront spot.

Monkstadt 1745 Luxury Lodge

Located in the northernmost part of the Isle of Skye peninsula, this historical lodge provides a luxurious experience in nature.

The cottage offers a choice of luxurious suites and rooms in the main house, with a super king-sized, four-poster bed and a large stand-alone bath with breathtaking views of Skye’s surrounding landscape. It includes a restaurant with vegan options.

Guests can enjoy many activities on land and water. In the surrounding areas is possible to cycle, hike, canoe, fish and much more. 

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The Pod With Hot Tub Juniperlea

As part of the Juniperlea Inn you can find The Pod With Hot Tub Juniperlea in Pathhead, just half an hour away from Edinburgh. It is a nice private Scotland lodge with a hot tub, perfect for a romantic getaway or a family adventure in the peaceful countryside.

The Pod is just a few steps away from the main building of the Inn so you can access the restaurant and a bar. The one-bedroom Pod comes fully equipped with a kitchenette, and a small patio.

From here you can explore Dalkeith Country Park, Dalhousie Castle, Gosford House and for the younger ones there is Butterfly & Insect World.

Loch Ness Highland Resort

In the Highlands region in Fort Augustus, Loch Ness Highland Resort offers glamping accommodations for nature lovers.

The luxury lodges provide excellent accommodation for up to 4 guests, an open plan living and dining space equipped with modern appliances and contemporary furnishings. The setting provides wonderful mountain views which you can enjoy from the lodge’s private patio area that includes a private hot tub, a perfect place to relax after some exploring. 

Hikes or boat rides are some of the most common activities that guests do to enjoy the scenic views and look out for the Loch Ness monster, Nessy

Jasmine Lodge

Jasmine Lodge offers stunning views of adjacent woodland and mountain. A place that blends in with the natural environment, located in the countryside in Ballindalloch, is the ideal location to have some quiet time.

The log cabin presents itself as a three-bedroom wooden cabin featuring a garden and a terrace. With amazing facilities, including a fully equipped kitchen, common space and a dining area. At the lodge, guests are welcome to take advantage of a sauna.

Some of the top attractions in the area are Ballindalloch Castle, and Glenlivet Distillery Centre, and for sports lovers there are amazing cycling and mountain biking trails on Glenlivet Mountain.

Craskie Glamping Pods

Craskie Glamping Pods are a perfect option for glamping lovers, this cosy pod offers 155 secluded acres to explore in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

The estate includes 4 modern wooden pods with a decked terrace and shared heated bathroom facilities. These include two toilets and two showers as well as complimentary toiletries, located only a short distance from the pods in an annexe of the main house.

Here you will have the opportunity to try something new with alpaca trekking.

Elderburn Lodges

Set on the East Coast of Scotland in the historic area of St Andrews, these self-catering Elderburn Lodges offer  well-furnished accommodation in nature. 

With a fully equipped kitchen, each unit has an outdoor dining area and a lounge designed to spend as much time as possible surrounded by nature and fresh air. And if you book Lodge 3 you will have the possibility to enjoy the hot tub on the private patio.

If you are looking for some of the world’s best golf courses available you are in the right place.

Forbes of Kingennie

The Forbes of Kingennie holiday lodges just 15 minutes drive from Dundee on the Scottish East Coast, makes the ideal place on which to base your family holidays.

Equipped to the highest standards the bright and spacious lodges are designed with calm and neutral decor. Lavish accommodations include patios that open out onto a balcony with countryside views, a fully equipped kitchen and an outdoor hot hub to make your stay complete.

Numerous walking trails with spectacular scenery throughout the surrounding area offer several visitor attractions and plenty for the whole family to see and do.

Bonnie Banks Lodge Ardlui

These charming wooden lodges are located on the river banks of Ardlui just steps away from the river beachfront.

The cabin will feel like your home-away-from-home with their open-plan kitchen, a dining area and a private decking area that looks out to the river. 

On the river are available a range of water activities for everyone. The Bonnie Bank Lodge can help you arrange plenty of activities not only on the water but inland as well. 

P.S. Click here for lodges with hot tubs in Loch Lomond!

Little Woodbine

In the Highlands region, Little Woodbine is a luxury glamping pod featuring decking with a view and modern interior design in Tain.

The spacious luxury lodge can accommodate up to 4 people. It includes one bedroom, an equipped kitchen and one bathroom. Little Woodbine guests are welcome to take advantage of a hot tub and a sun terrace.

 Some of the attractions that visitors can enjoy are Carnegie Club Skibo Castle and Tain Golf Club.

Silverwood Luxury Lodges & Bistro Barn

Silverwood Luxury Lodges & Bistro Barn is a luxury self-catering resort positioned in the Scottish countryside. The ideal place for a rural holiday to spend time off with family and friends. 

Some of the lodgings are equipped with a hot tub or a jacuzzi bath for you to relax and unwind. 

The property includes a large enclosed garden to explore. Nearby it is possible to go skiing or hiking on the many trails.

The Weir - Whitekirk Hill - North Berwick

Located on the edge of the seaside town of North Berwick, this resort is just a 30-minute train trip from the centre of Edinburgh.

The complex of deluxe lodges has a wellness area which includes an indoor pool and a sauna. The self-catering accommodations feature a restaurant, a fitness centre, a garden and for the little ones an indoor playground

Guests can engage in activities such as hiking and cycling. From the resort, you can easily reach some popular spots like Tantallon Castle, the National Museum of Flight, and Muirfield Golf Club.

Appin Holiday Homes

Lovely location in Appin, great for exploring the region’s natural beauties. The lodges offer great views of the lake and the mountains.

The accommodations are clean, comfortable and fully equipped with a kitchen, a balcony and a private bathroom. Some of the facilities include a barbecue area, a games room and a children’s playground. 

On-site and in the surrounding areas are available a multitude of activities to do including golfing and water activities.

Loch Lomond Luxury Lodges

Ideally situated near the village of Drymen, these splendid lodges offer a place to visit some of the most scenic locations in Scotland.

Private hot tubs, and saunas are offered in the self-catering accommodation at Lomond Luxury Lodges. The 1, 2 or 3 bedroom self-catering lodges include a fully equipped kitchen and private bathrooms. For families, a children’s play area is located in the adjacent gardens.

In the village, you will find a good choice of pubs and restaurants, as well as delivery options and if you are looking for some activity you can find bike rentals, for an alternative way to explore the surroundings.

List of pet-friendly luxury lodges in Scotland

Lodge 9 Glengoulandie

This place is a popular accommodation for travellers exploring the adjacent area of Aberfeldy.

The property offers stylish accommodations for everyone with a high standard of service. This 3-bedroom lodge has all the amenities you might need and a terrace overlooking the river water.

The resort offers some outdoor and indoor activities like hiking, billiards or fishing. Some of the popular attractions that can be found near the accommodation include The Scottish Crannog Centre, Castle Menzies and Blair Castle.

The Cabins - House of Juniper

In Broadford in the Isle of Skye region, we can find the eco-friendly Cabins – House of Juniper.

All the cottages are designed to give you privacy and the best views of the sea. They include a spacious bathroom, a kitchen, a dining area and a seating area on your private veranda. With 7 cabins creating a wee community you feel totally at peace whilst cosied away inside or spending time on your veranda.

The nearby Cuillin mountain offers a great place for hikers and the Fairy pools and the old man of Storr are within easy reach providing you with outdoor attractions.

Riverside Log Cabins

These 40 years old log cabins, located on the beautiful banks of the River Earn, offer you a quiet and comfortable place to breathe fresh air and get a break from the city.

The cabins include an equipped kitchen, a walk-in shower, a dining area and a private deck to admire the peaceful river. To keep you warm on the cold nights and help you relax two of the wooden cabins include a hot tub.

You can walk, cycle, or fish in the area, characterized by nature and wildlife. Not far from here you can visit Drummond Castle and Gardens, and Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre.

FAQ

  • Which one is the best lodge for a luxurious family holiday?

    Every lodge has different amenities to offer, it depends on what you are looking for, but The Weir - Whitekirk Hill in North Berwick offers luxury and activities on the property for the entire family.

  • Where on the website can I book a luxurious lodge in Scotland?

    To book your chosen lodge that best fits your needs, you will simply have to click on the More information tab and you will be directly connected to the booking page of the accommodation.

  • Which luxurious lodge has the best panoramic views?

    There are a couple of options which we would recommend for the best views. Specifically, we are talking about Bonnie Banks Lodge Ardlui ​which offers stunning lake views thanks to its location on the beachfront river. Another good option is Loch Ness Highland Resort, only a few steps away from the famous Loch Ness, which will provide you with some magical mountain views.

  • Are there dog-friendly lodges?

    Yes, many luxurious lodges are pet friendly, so you will be able to bring your furry friend with you on your getaway.  Keep in mind that not all lodges are pet friendly, so make sure to check during the booking process.