Destination guide

The friendly area of Scottish Highlands awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Scottish Highlands. Travellers especially like the hiking, restaurants and local tours in this walkable and welcoming city. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Scottish Highlands

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Scottish Highlands a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Muir of Ord Golf Club (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Ullapool Golf Club (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Scottish Highlands

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Scottish Highlands is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fannichs (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Corrieshalloch Gorge (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Falls of Measach (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Ben Wyvis (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Beinn Dearg (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Coire Mhic Fhearchair (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Scottish Highlands

The nearest airport is in Inverness (INV), located 30.4 mi (48.9 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Achanalt Station, Lochluichart Station and Garve Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Highland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,128 holiday rentals near Highland. From 2,429 Houses to 1,502 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Highland for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Highland?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Highland. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Acharacle: 108 holiday rentals
  • Isle of Skye: 279 holiday rentals
  • Inverness: 721 holiday rentals
  • Ullapool: 40 holiday rentals
  • Fort William: 199 holiday rentals offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Highland! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Highland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Highland with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Acharacle: 108 holiday homes
  • Isle of Skye: 279 holiday homes
  • Inverness: 721 holiday homes
  • Ullapool: 40 holiday homes
  • Fort William: 199 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Highland?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Highland are:

  • Oban (OBN): 300 holiday houses
  • Inverness (INV): 349 holiday houses
  • Wick (WIC): 67 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Highland? offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Highland. From travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Shilasdair Shop: 224 holiday rentals
  • Loch Torridon: 128 holiday rentals
  • Nairn Museum: 308 holiday rentals
  • Grey Cairn Camsters: 69 holiday rentals
  • Neptune's Staircase: 264 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Highland listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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