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 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 Scottish Highlands?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,121 holiday rentals near Scottish Highlands. From 1,742 Houses to 1,370 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Scottish Highlands is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Scottish Highlands?

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

  • Inverness: 778 holiday rentals
  • Skye: 327 holiday rentals
  • Portree: 209 holiday rentals
  • Flora Macdonald's Grave: 144 holiday rentals
  • Glencoe: 135 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Scottish Highlands! 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 Scottish Highlands?

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

  • Inverness: 778 holiday homes
  • Skye: 327 holiday homes
  • Portree: 209 holiday homes
  • Glencoe: 135 holiday homes
  • Aviemore: 275 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 Scottish Highlands?

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

  • Inverness Airport (INV): 398 holiday houses
  • Wick Airport (WIC): 43 holiday houses
  • Oban Airport (OBN): 392 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 Scottish Highlands?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Scottish Highlands. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Flora Macdonald's Grave: 144 holiday rentals
  • Skye Museum of Island Life: 142 holiday rentals
  • Craigellachie National Nature Reserve: 265 holiday rentals
  • Glen Affric: 170 holiday rentals
  • Inverlochy Castle: 244 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Scottish Highlands listed on HomeAway 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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