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16 Epic Scottish Airbnbs That'll Make You Say "That's My Next Trip Sorted"

And they're all impossibly scenic and charming too (of course).

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This small but perfectly formed crofter's cottage sits right on the newly created North Coast 500 driving route, also known as Scotland's Route 66. It's surrounded by stunning sea views, and the luckiest guests might even see the northern lights. Ooooh.

Airship 002 is a purpose-built, architect-designed aluminium pod overlooking the beautiful Sound of Mull towards the brightly coloured village of Tobermory. It comes complete with a balcony, fresh spring water on tap, and a chrome kitchen. It's so space-age.


It might look like a typical New England clapperboard house, but this lovely lodge is actually situated in Highland Perthshire. It's right beside the river in a secluded location, and it even has fancy underfloor heating to keep you toasty-warm. Heaven.

This beautiful first-floor apartment is just a short walk from the main shopping street in Edinburgh, and is based on historical Broughton Street. It's incredibly well decorated with fancy artworks, and, most importantly, it's home to a chair that looks like a naked butt.


The gatehouse is basically a mini-castle in the grounds of the grander (but much less cosy) Ayton Castle. It's built from pink sandstone and has a gorgeous and well-maintained flower garden, a sitting room with a log burner, and a fairytale spiral staircase inside. Lovely.

This gorgeous, wee hand-crafted shepherd's hut in the pretty market town of Forres is like another world. It's nestled at the very bottom of a large garden, and it has everything you could possibly need packed into a teeny-tiny living space.


This stunning purpose-built artist's studio sits right by the sea. It's light and airy and has a fantastic view, as well as a cosy log burner, a dishwasher, a wet room, and free Wi-Fi so you can constantly post photos of your cute Airbnb on Instagram.

Craigellachie is a recently renovated artist's retreat right by the shore in the far north of Scotland. It has a bright interior and a pink-striped picnic table outside so you can soak up the sea views...on dry days, of course. But you do occasionally get those in Scotland.


There are two of these hobbit houses to choose from, and both are located at the very bottom of a large garden right beside Loch Tay. They're each equipped with a mini fridge and microwave, and you can also order breakfast from the owner for a small fee.

Kilmartin Castle was built in 1550, captured by Clan Campbell, abandoned for 200 years, and is now a historic, cosy retreat for people who want a probably haunted getaway. It also has a blazing open fire, and a chef you can hire to cook your meals.


This beautiful stone house is has amazing views across to Laphroaig distillery, and is designed in a Scandinavian style to help you feel extra relaxed. There's a telescope you can use to spot the resident golden eagles, too. Så spännande!

This ridiculously large and well-presented two bedroom loft looks like something out of a U.S. sitcom, but it's actually part of the historic Gourock Ropeworks Building, not far from Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, and has lovely views across the River Clyde.


You'll feel like true Scottish royalty at this 13th-century tower house, full of historical features like an original stone spiral staircase, open fires, and even a billiard room. Breakfast is provided too, but unfortunately the horse and carriages are just for weddings. Boo.

This historical fishing cottage in the seaside town of Cullen has free-range chickens running around outside so you can get fresh eggs every day. It's situated in a secluded walled garden, so it's nice and private (apart from those chickens, but they can keep a secret).


This lovely cottage-like mews house sits on a quaint cobbled street in the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh, a really pretty, well-to-do, and leafy place full of cool shops and cafés. It also has a private garage, so your car will be safe from prowling traffic wardens.

Or, if you prefer a more historical place to crash, how about The Pavilion, a self-catered wing of Foulis Castle near Dingwall. It looks out over the dolphin-filled Cromarty Firth, and you can sit with a gin and pretend you're in Downton Abbey and don't have to have a job.