Destination guide

The friendly area of Scottish Highlands awaits your stay

Enjoy the history and other features of Scottish Highlands. Travelers like the hiking, restaurants and local tours in this walkable and welcoming city. A vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Scottish Highlands a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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 center.

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 around Scottish Highlands?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,168 holiday lettings near Scottish Highlands. From 1,517 Cottages to 1,517 Cabins, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Scottish Highlands area.

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: 925 holiday homes
  • Isle of Skye: 378 holiday homes
  • Portree: 244 holiday homes
  • Northern Highlands: 1,030 holiday homes
  • Kyle: 162 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Scottish Highlands! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Inverness: 925 holiday lettings
  • Isle of Skye: 378 holiday lettings
  • Portree: 244 holiday lettings
  • Kyle: 162 holiday lettings
  • Ullapool: 57 holiday lettings

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 self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Scottish Highlands are:

  • Inverness Airport (INV): 399 self catering accommodations
  • Wick Airport (WIC): 41 self catering accommodations
  • Oban Airport (OBN): 434 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Scottish Highlands?

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

  • Glendhu Forest: 50 holiday rentals
  • Grey Cairn Camsters: 48 holiday rentals
  • Skye Bridge: 186 holiday rentals
  • Cairngorms National Park: 674 holiday rentals
  • Loch Lochy: 231 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 accommodations.

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