Pet-friendly holidays and self-catering accommodation in Scotland
Discover a diverse country with vibrant cities, dramatic mountain ranges and beautiful coastline.
Scotland is the pawfect holiday choice for you and your furry family. It’s here you’ll discover a variety of breath-taking scenery, including bustling city locations, white sandy shorelines and spectacular mountain ranges. There are plenty of enchanting places to explore including Scotland’s many tiny islands dotted along its characterful coastline - discover some of our favourites in our dog-friendly guide to Scotland.
For visitors to Northern Scotland, there is a wealth of outdoor adventures to be had. Its craggy coastline and mountainous regions offer some spectacular walking routes paired with awe-inspiring natural beauty. Other scenic areas include Scotland’s magical lochs, stop off here and enjoy a relaxing picnic whilst soaking up your surroundings and enjoying the tranquillity of these enchanting destinations.
By contrast, head to the popular Scottish cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow for an eclectic mix of old and new. Each historic location is full of traditional charm paired with a modern edge. These unique places offer you the perfect opportunity to admire the rich heritage and fabulous attractions yet they are still close to plenty of open spaces for your furry pals to run wild. you can also admire centuries of history in the towns of the Scottish Borders, with their impressive castles and fortresses greeting you as you cross the border.
Scotland has two stunning national parks, ideal for you and your four legged friends to explore. The Cairngorms National Park is certainly a sight to behold. With five of the UK’s highest mountains and spectacular summits to conquer, there are plenty of walking routes that provide a light or challenging hike, with Aviemore being an excellent base for your adventures. You'll also find the UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, close by, with Fort William at the foot of the mountain. The Trossachs National Park is another fantastic outdoor playground whilst also being home to the beautiful Loch Lomond that offers spectacular landscapes and exciting walking opportunities for the whole family. Why not also try one of these destinations on your next Scottish holiday?
More top dog-friendly destinations in Scotland
Aberdeen - Aberfeldy - Ayrshire - Castle Douglas - Dumfries and Galloway - Dunkeld - Eyemouth - Fife - Gairloch - Inverness - Isle of Arran - Isle of Skye - Jedburgh - Kelso - Loch Ness - Lochinver - Melrose - Moffat - Nairn - North Berwick - Outer Hebrides - Peebles - Pitlochry - Portree - St Andrews - West Coast Scotland
If you’re looking to enjoy a Scottish dog-friendly holiday with the perfect contrast in serenity and adventure, we have a pawsome range of pet-friendly cottages in Scotland in beautiful locations offering an ideal base to explore this diverse country. Our variety of Scottish self-catering accommodation to rent includes lodges and log cabins, stunning luxury cottages and cottages with hot tubs. Short breaks are also available so you can enjoy Scotland no matter how much time you have to spare! Take a look at our collections to get started:
Cottages with enclosed gardens - Glamping holidays - Hot tub cottages - Luxury cottages - Lodges & log cabins - Lodges with hot tubs