Northern Scottish Breaks: Find Luxury Hideaways in the Northern Highlands with Private Hot Tubs
The most popular Northern Highland log cabins and cottages. Relax, Rest, Enjoy!
Have you ever considered a rural retreat for a holiday? No? Well, it's time to visit Northern Scotland staying in a cottage with hot tub among breathtaking scenery, magical lochs and majestic mountains will restore what the working week takes out of you.
Forget the overseas trips, this region has everything you could wish for a dream holiday and more. Plenty to do, lots to see, with the added benefit of holiday accommodation boasting your own private outdoor whirlpool in the most peaceful surroundings you can imagine.
And in our quest to ensure that you have the best break, we have come up with a list of the best cottages and lodges with hot tubs in Northern Scotland, with all the facilities of a quality hotel at a fraction of the cost you will not be disappointed.
There is no shortage of holiday activities to do here ranging from leisurely strolls through the stunning countryside, adrenalin pumping sports, miles of un-spoilt beaches and more history and heritage than you could envisage, along with the famous Scottish hospitality it will make you want to return time and time again,
Luxury Lodges & Cottages in Northern Highlands
Check out the best cottages with hot tubs and Northern Highlands lodges; be it for a couple, family or group of friends, you are guaranteed to find "the one" and pack your suitcases because a hot tub break in Northern Highlands really does restore the soul!
Kiltarlity, Beauly, Inverness-shire
on the Drimsynie Estate, Argyll
Relax and Enjoy a Break in the Northern Highlands
Our Highland lodges with hot tubs are conveniently located for guests to explore the mountains, glens and spectacular coastline where bottlenose dolphins, seals and whales are regular visitors.
Providing 5* accommodation in glorious surroundings each is equipped with everything you might need for a stress-free break, whether you are looking for a cosy cottage for 2, spacious family properties or pet-friendly hot tub lodges in the Northern Highlands, we have them all.
Boasting all the comforts of home each has generous outside space for al-fresco living, a decadent hot tub to relax in and as they are all double-glazed and fully heated throughout can be enjoyed at any time of the year.
Check out the special offers and fantastic deals on lodges and cottages with hot tubs in the Highlands today!
About Holidays in Northern Highlands
The Highlands encompass a huge area in Northern Scotland where majestic mountains rise towards vast skies and peninsulas are dotted with islands and incredible rock formations.
The stark beauty of heather-clad hills and misty lochs is hard to beat, from fairy pools to fairy-tale castles the Northern Highlands are truly magical.
Ideal for lovers of the great outdoors at any time of year, there is a seemingly endless array of activities both water and land-based and after an exhilarating mountain bike ride, bagging a Munro or an afternoon spent sea-kayaking there’s nothing better than a well-deserved dram in front of a roaring log fire in a welcoming Highland pub.
The vibrant city of Inverness is the gateway to the Northern Highlands and here you will find a selection of shops, cafés, bars and excellent restaurants serving fresh local produce.
Activities and Must-see Sights in the Northern Highlands
Walking, bird-watching, fishing, skiing, and water sports are popular here along with exploring castles, pony trekking and distillery tours.
Why not hop over to St Kilda, the most remote part of the UK and a World Heritage Site that shouldn’t be missed or spend the day exploring the Isle of Skye with its rich history and breath-taking scenery.
Take a boat trip where you may spot dolphins, seal colonies even whales which are often seen around this splendid coastline or walk the dog on a windswept deserted beach.
The Northern Highlands has something for everyone and in our quest to give you the best holiday experience we have some suggestions of places to visit.
This world-famous loch needs no introduction, home to the fabled monster "Nessie" it is Scotland's largest loch set among some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. boat trips and tours are the best way to see the loch.
Experience a thousand years of history at Urquhart Castle which stands proudly on the shores of the loch and boasts a superb collection of artefacts including a working trebuchet.
This stunning part of the Highlands is also popular with fishermen and water sport junkies, with canoeing, sailing, white water rafting and waterskiing available on the loch itself or the many rivers nearby.
Trip to the Islands
No trip to Northern Scotland would be complete without a trip to one or more of the many islands, watch out for seals, puffins and rare seabirds in Orkney you may even glimpse a whale,
Discover the stark beauty of Iona, visit Fair Isle famous for knitwear or if the weather is kind, relax on one of Shetland's golden beaches.
Listen to tales of feuding clans, take a distillery tour; many islands have their own local blend of whisky, visit ruined castles and geological wonders, every island boasts something unique so take your pick there are tons to choose from.
Often described as the highland's jewel in the crown, this magnificent castle dates back to the 14th century and is the most northerly of all the country's great houses about an hour’s drive from Inverness,
The fairytale turrets, stunning interiors and glorious formal gardens make this magnificent stately home well worth a visit for guests staying at hot tub cottages in the Northern Highlands.
Highlights inside the castle include the Seamstresses room, the Green and Gold room and the Clan Sutherland Room, the Dunrobin castle museum displaying one of the finest private collections in Scotland can be found in the extensive grounds where there are also regular falconry displays.
Highland Wildlife Park
A wide range of animals reside at this 260-acre park at Kingussie in the Cairngorms National Park,
From native Scottish creatures such as the wildcat and capercaillie to others from all over the world including polar bears, snow leopards and Amur tigers.
There is a drive through area and areas to explore on foot like Wolf Wood where you can view the European wolf pack and forest reindeer.
Daily talks and feeding sessions plus unique animal experiences and photography tours make this a fascinating place to spend the day and a must on any visitor to the Northern highlands itinerary.
The most beautiful garden in Scotland, this tropical oasis is situated on a peninsula next to Loch Ewe, in Wester Ross.
Due to the warm currents of the Gulf Stream it is home to some rare and exotic plants you wouldn't expect to find in Scotland including Wollemi pines, Chinese rhododendrons and Tasmanian eucalypts.
Inverewe is also home to Scotland’s ‘Big 5’, red squirrels, mischievous otters, shy red deer and seals, you may even spot a golden eagle soaring in the sky. Inverewe House, boasts an interactive museum which the kids will love, with lots of hands on displays and activities.
Britain's highest mountain can be found in the Grampian region near the town of Fort William, at over 1300 metres above sea level this majestic peak attracts over 125,000 visitors a year,
There are 2 tracks to the top of varying difficulties and while it may be a challenge to reach the summit it is well worth it for the jaw-dropping, panoramic views. On a sunny day you can see as far as Northern Ireland.
For those not wishing to make the climb there is an excellent whiskey distillery at the foot of the mountain offering guided tours and of course a tasting of Scotland's national drink.
The Queen loves Scotland so much she spends every summer there at the palace bought for Queen Victoria by her husband Prince Albert.
Close to the village of Crathie in Royal Deeside Balmoral is a large working estate with herds of deer and Highland cattle, public fishing and walks.
The only room open to the public is the grand ballroom, a highlight of any visit, you can then explore the grounds, take a stroll round the gardens, take plenty of photographs before stopping for a cup of tea in the cafe or choosing a unique souvenir to take home from the gift shop.
The Last Word
The perfect destination for those wanting to escape the cares and worries of everyday living and lovers of the `The Great Outdoors', The Northern Highlands offers an abundance of activities from white-water rafting, skiing and mountain climbing to less strenuous family walks and cycle trails for all abilities to enjoy.
For those who want to take things easy there are plenty of ancient castles, spectacular gardens and enthralling museums to discover along with some of the finest food and drink in the UK waiting to be sampled.
Guests who are staying at a hot tub lodge in the Highlands during July and August will not want to miss the Highland Games, held annually across the region they boast a unique spectacle of athleticism, with dancing and piping displays not to be missed.