Big Cottages with Hot Tubs in Scotland
Scotland is packed full of charm. The beautiful country offers visitors the chance to get lost in the wilds of the Highlands, scale the UK’s highest mountain or explore its stunning coastlines. Its vast landscape is also home to a mix of large holiday homes with hot tubs. After a long day of exploring Scotland’s gorgeous terrain, relax in style at any one of our big cottages with hot tubs. Pop open a bottle of fizz and watch the stars overhead.
Choose from all sorts of group accommodation, whether it’s a farmhouse with enough bedrooms for your large family or a contemporary home that sleeps 12, 16 or 20 for a large group holiday! Whatever the occasion, at Big Cottages, we have a wide selection of large houses. Whether you’re after a dog-friendly home with a lovely garden or a vast mansion with a swimming pool and games room to keep your hen party guests happy, we’ve got it all.
With hundreds of beautiful holiday homes at great prices, we can help you find the right cottage that sleeps eight guests, sleeps 12 friends or even sleeps 16 revellers! Our friendly team is on hand to help you find the perfect place for your retreat.
Best locations for a large cottage in Scotland
From coastal cabins to rural mansions, there are lots of holiday homes in Scotland (many with private hot tubs!) that are perfect for a family or group to enjoy.
Ideal for: The best of city and coast
Edinburgh is a charming and cosmopolitan city steeped in history. Wander the winding historic streets and pretty parks below the looming castle, climb Arthur’s Seat for stunning views or enjoy some of Scotland’s finest restaurants and bars.
Best walk: Follow The Water of Leith Walkway for more than 12 miles through the city.
Best group activity: Slip and slide through the inflatable obstacle course at It’s A Knockout.
Best place to eat or drink: The Scran & Scallie offers seasonal dishes created by two of Scotland’s most celebrate chefs.
Ideal for: History of Scotland
Arbroath is nestled in Angus and is known as Scotland’s birthplace due to the signing of the Declaration in 1320. It’s world-renowned for having some of the world’s finest golf courses and boasts a varied landscape along the east coast.
Best walk: Arbroath Town Trail is a 9km trail that winds through the quaint fishing port.
Best group activity: For family fun head to Pleasureland arcade and amusement park.
Best place to eat or drink: Sample some of Scotland’s finest seafood at beachside restaurant The Old Boatyard.
3. Sutherland and Caithness
Ideal for: Remote retreats
Sutherland and Caithness is one of the most remote areas of the Scottish Highlands. If you’re looking for peace and quiet then this is the best place to get away from it all. Enjoy the beautiful setting by exploring the local area on foot, bike or even horseback.
Best walk: Big Burn is a short walk up the gorge to the spectacular waterfall.
Best group activity: Try your hand at clay pigeon shooting at Highland Shooting Centre.
Best place to eat or drink: Crannag Bistro is an award-winning restaurant that offers a ‘true taste of the Northern Highlands’.
Ideal for: Moors and mountains
Perthshire, or ‘Big County’, oozes natural beauty and is an outdoor adventure playground for all ages. It’s home to 200,000 acres of woodland, gorgeous glens, rivers and waterfalls, wild moors and towering mountains.
Best walk: Take on the long-distance circular Cateran Trail or a small segment of the beautiful route.
Best group activity: Get wet and wild canyoning at the hidden gem, Acharn Falls.
Best place to eat or drink: The Deil’s Cauldron is a restaurant and wine bar set in a rustic 18th century cottage.
Ideal for: Unspoilt landscapes and authentic Scottish culture
Best walk: Walk the Aberdeenshire Coastal Trail to enjoy the dramatic cliff tops and enchanting coves.
Best group activity: Have a go at skiing, snowboarding or tubing at Adventure Aberdeen Snowsports Centre.
Best place to eat or drink: The Silver Darling is housed in a large glass conservatory on top of Aberdeen’s former customs house.