Situated in the spectacular Highland regions of Scotland such as Loch Lomond and Aviemore, Scandinavian cabins are an alternative choice to traditional self-catering cottages in Scotland. Influenced by the designs of houses in parts of Scandinavian countries such as Finland and Sweden, these timber-built structures offer comfortable accommodation and an unforgettable experience.
Loch Lomond Luxury Lodges
These cabins have the enviable position of being situated in the Trossachs National Park, where they are surrounded by Scotland's breathtaking wilderness and are close to picturesque Loch Lomond. The wooden construction blends in with the natural surroundings and each cabin offers luxurious accommodation with a plasma television, satellite channels, wireless Internet and a hot tub on the patio deck included as standard. You can choose from four different lodges; the smaller of the two offers four-star luxury furnishings and sleeps between two and six, while the larger cabins have five-star accommodations and can sleep between two and eight comfortably. In addition to the hot tub on the patio deck, there is a sauna in the two larger cabins. The lodge is open year round and is within close proximity of all major tourist attractions. Prices vary throughout the year and are available on request from the owners.
Loch Lomond Luxury Lodges Croftamie, Glasgow, Scotland, G63 0EX 011 (+44) 0 1360 66054 lochlomond-holidays.co.uk
Great North Lodges
Situated in the Cairngorms National Park in Aviemore, the Great North Lodges has 15 individual cabins, each one offering unique accommodation for your vacation. Nine of the cabins sleep up to 16 people, so Great North Lodges are ideal for large groups or families looking to experience the beautiful wilderness of Scotland. Each cabin offers luxury furnishings and guarantees beautiful scenery right outside the door. All accommodations comes complete with television, log-burning stove and family games. The more luxurious of the cabins include outside hot tubs, sauna and satellite television channels. Open all year round, these cabins range from around £380 per week to £5,213 per week.
Great North Lodges The Riverhouse Stables, 2a Dalfaber Road Aviemore, Scotland, PH22 1PU 011 (+44) 0 1479812 266 greatnorthlodges.co.uk
Ideal for those looking for a romantic retreat, this small cabin for two is built into the banks of Loch Linnhe and has an unparalleled view across the water and of the nearby mountains. An open plan design gives the cabin a warm spacious feel and its living area consists of open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area with a bedroom located off of this area. The bedroom and lounge open out onto a balcony overlooking the water where guest can enjoy the tranquillity of this peaceful retreat. Complete with a washing machine, microwave, television and DVD player, guests will enjoy everything this cabin has to offer. Rates are around £451 for a week's rent.
Onich Ashgrove Road, Blairgowrie, Scotland PH10 7BS 011 (+44) 0 2039875463 scotland.org.uk
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