romantic retreats ~ a handpicked selection

Romantic holiday cottages in Scotland and romantic holiday accommodation in Scotland

Romantic Retreats is one of the leading websites for romantic holiday cottages and romantic holiday accommodation in Scotland. Our aim is to find you the cutest, most stylish or simply most irresistable romantic holiday accommodation.

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The Turbine House, Loch Caolisport

Sleeps 2 - Originally built to provide power to Ellary Estate, the Turbine House has recently been converted to provide luxury accommodation for couples in a romantic setting. Relax on the comfy sofas in the open plan lounge / kitchen with large patio doors or take in the scenery from a spacious decking area with views of the stream and the Loch in the distance. There is a comfortable bedroom and high spec bathroom giving this cottage a real sense of luxury. Late availability options - please contact the estate directly on 01880 770232 for details. Read more...


Long Walk Cottage, Kilmartin near Lochgilphead

Sleeps 4 - This cute semi-detached holiday cottage in the heart of Kilmartin Glen is a great base to explore a beautiful and unspoilt corner of Argyll. Only 3 minutes drive to Kilmartin village, Kilmartin Museum has a good restaurant and we also highly recomend the Crafty Kitchen nearby at Ardfern. Read more...


Goose Cottage, Oban

Sleeps 2 - A romantic hideaway for two nearby Oban, Goose Cottage is tucked away in beautiful gardens including a private loch and has elevated sea views towards the Isles of Mull and Kerrera.   Read more...


The Granary, in between Oban and Lochgilphead

Sleeps 4/6 - In between Lochgilphead and Oban lies the famous little bridge across the Atlantic to the Isle of Seil. The Granary is a light and airy luxury holiday cottage by the sea. The Isle of Seil is a convenient base for exploring the historic sites and many sandy beaches of the west coast around Oban. Read more...


The Coach House, Oban

Sleeps 4 - Finished to a boutique hotel standard! At the entrance of 11 acres of magical gardens with a private loch, cliff top and sea views across to the Isles of Mull and Kerrera the Coach House is a cosy Highland hideaway. Read more...


Cuil Moss Cottage, near Fort William

Sleeps 2 – If you are the kind of couple who want a really dramatic escape, and a place that will stay with you, then Cuil Moss Cottage could be the one. It would certainly make an ideal mini-moon destination. We were won over by the views from this former shepherd’s bothy, with Scotland’s most famous mountains nearby and a whole lot of countryside to explore. Yes please. Read more...


Treetop House, near Ullapool

Sleeps 2 to 3 – If you are looking for a truly inspiring escape then we think we’ve found the place for you. Treetop House is like nothing you have ever seen before, hand-crafted with a true designer’s eye. It is sat up by a gorge with a tumbling stream and panoramic views of the sea and island vistas of the West Highlands. This retreat is just over an hour from Inverness airport, so it’s an easy hop from London, and only a ten minute stroll to Ullapool. Our writer is in love with this place. Read more...


The Garden Rooms, Aberdeenshire

Sleeps 2 - When we really want an escape, a drive through Scotland is about as liberating as we can imagine. The scenery is stunning, the villages are charming, the roads are quiet and there is boundless space to help clear your head. We have handpicked The Garden Rooms as one of our top northern retreats. It offers undiscovered romantic luxury, far away from the everyday. Read more...


Hill Cottage, Durness near Cape Wrath

Sleeps 2 - With uninterrupted views of the sea loch and mountains beyond, Hill Cottage offers stunning self-catering accommodation in one of the UK’s most breathtaking settings. This is self-catering indulgence at its best and provides you with the highest standard of luxury accommodation. It features two baths – both designed to accommodate two people – one of which is outdoors on the secluded patio area overlooking the sea. Special Offer: mention Romantic Retreats when booking and receive a free bottle of bubbly to enjoy in the solar bath under the starlit sky! Read more...


Beach Bay Cottage, Carnish, Uig Isle of Lewis

Sleeps 4 - In a truly unique location amid the spectacular scenery of the Island of Lewis and Harris in the Outer Hebrides, Beach Bay Cottage is nestled on the edge of the unspoilt white sands of Uig Bay, a National Scenic Area and one of the most beautiful beaches on Scotland’s Atlantic Coast. Read more...


Big Barns Cottage, Dunrobin near Inverness

Sleeps 4 - Big Barns Cottage has fine views of the Dornoch Firth, woodlands and fields. This well-equipped romantic cottage near Golspie is one of a pair and makes the perfect holiday base for exploring the Highlands. Read more...


Gardener's Cottage, Invergordon Ross-shire

Sleeps 4 - "A true jewel in the crown... stretching north from the shores of the Cromarty Firth". Set in the northern Highlands where the lochs are deep, the air clear and the long beaches perfect for meandering along, this 5 star cottage on the historic Balnagown Estate is an ideal base for touring the north of Scotland. Balnagown offers stalking, cookery courses and clay pigeon shooting amongst other activities. Read more...


Seabird Cottage, Broadford, Isle of Skye

Sleeps 4 - Seabird Cottage enjoys an enviable location just yards from the shores of Broadford Bay and benefits from magnificent views across the water towards the mountains of the west coast mainland as well as overlooking eight offshore islands. Read more...


Sea Loch View, Uig Isle of Skye

Sleeps 4 - Enjoying a fabulous elevated position overlooking Uig Bay, Sea Loch View is a spacious, tastefully presented detached holiday property. With floor-to-ceiling glass in the living room, dining room and kitchen, guests can watch the ever changing scenery unfold. Read more...


Holyrood Cottage, Edinburgh

Sleeps 2 – The beautiful city of Edinburgh is one of our favourites and for a romantic break Holyrood Cottage makes an ideal retreat. This pintsized little sanctuary is nestled by Holyrood Park, in a quiet spot where you can relax. And when you’re ready to see the sights and check out the restaurants, the city’s Royal Mile is just a stone’s throw away. Read more...