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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Scottish Highlands?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,252 holiday rentals around Scottish Highlands. From 681 holiday houses to 2,657 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 around Scottish Highlands is on Stayz.

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 Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Acharacle: 165 holiday rentals
  • Isle of Skye: 399 holiday rentals
  • Inverness: 1,005 holiday rentals
  • Ullapool: 54 holiday rentals
  • Fort William: 320 holiday rentals

Stayz 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:

  • Acharacle: 165 holiday homes
  • Isle of Skye: 399 holiday homes
  • Inverness: 1,005 holiday homes
  • Ullapool: 54 holiday homes
  • Fort William: 320 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): 501 holiday houses
  • Wick Airport (WIC): 101 holiday houses
  • Oban Airport (OBN): 431 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?

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

  • Carbisdale Castle: 125 holiday rentals
  • Attadale Station: 141 holiday rentals
  • Grey Cairn Camsters: 104 holiday rentals
  • Skibo Castle: 204 holiday rentals
  • Flora Macdonald's Grave: 181 holiday rentals

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