Cottages for Couples

Looking for something just right for two?

couples fireplaceWhile many holiday cottages, houses and apartments are almost like mansions, there is plenty of small, right-sized self-catering accommodation for two in Scotland. Those properties with one bedroom may top the list, but there are also many owners who welcome couples and who will give a ‘low occupancy’ discount if you are using just one bedroom.

Although it’s the obvious place to start, don’t just look for properties which say ‘sleeps 2’, or ‘one bedroom’ – check out two-bedroomed and larger properties too, and if it’s not obvious, ask the owner/manager if they will take some money off if it’s just a couple.

Accommodation ideal for couples

All the properties below are ideally suited for couples – they are either small and cosy, offer discounts for low occupancy, or have something special to offer.  You can browse this list, or Sort or Filter according to your specific requirements using the options just below.

With EmbraceScotland you book direct with the owner, giving you access not only to the best prices, but also a wealth of local knowledge and advice about how to make the most of the area, and the activities on offer.

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  • Highland Heather Lodges, Comrie

    • 44 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Highland Heather Lodges, Comrie

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (Comrie)

    Sleeps up to 5

    Highland Heather Lodges have been designed with every convenience in mind. As well as an outdoor hot tub, there is an outdoor timber cabin containing an infra red sauna which offers remarkable healing benefits.

  • Orlege End, Crosswoodhill Farm Holiday Cottages, 8 miles from Livingston

    • 11 Properties with 5 star(s)

    Orlege End, Crosswoodhill Farm Holiday Cottages, 8 miles from Livingston

    Edinburgh and the Lothians (30 minutes' drive from Livingston)

    Sleeps up to 6

    Contemporary, chic, romantic yet family and pet-friendly, this 5 star award-winning self catering accommodation in the West Lothian countryside is just 30 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh Castle and one hour from Glasgow. Visit its enticing website and draw closer to Paradise.

  • Border Holiday Homes - Tweed Cottage, Paxton

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 1CtQ

    Border Holiday Homes - Tweed Cottage, Paxton

    Scottish Borders (6 miles Berwick 8 miles Duns from Paxton)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Modernised character cottage for 2 in Paxton, the village of peace only five miles from the coast and Berwick. Lovely location near Paxton House and the River Tweed.

  • Carmichael Country Cottages, Carmichael Biggar

    • 88 Properties with 3 star(s)
    • 11 Properties with 2 star(s)
    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 13CtQ

    Carmichael Country Cottages, Carmichael Biggar

    Glasgow and Clyde valley (5 miles from Lanark)

    Sleeps up to 6

    Carmichael Country Cottages offer unique heritage properties on Clan lands in the beautiful Clyde Valley. Peaceful surroundings, historic stone-built cottages and central touring location make Carmichael an ideal holiday destination.

  • North and South Mill at Meikle Trochry

    • 22 Properties with 4 star(s)

    North and South Mill at Meikle Trochry

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (3.5 miles from Dunkeld)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Exceptional conversion of 19th century mill cottages for two, ten minutes drive from historic Dunkeld. Excellent walking country & central for touring Perthshire.

  • Eastside Farm Holiday Cottages, Penicuik

    • 33 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Eastside Farm Holiday Cottages, Penicuik

    Edinburgh and the Lothians (8 miles from Edinburgh)

    Sleeps up to 4

    Welcome to Eastside, a haven of rural luxury right at the heart of the Pentland Hills an area of outstanding natural beauty.
    Walk the hills from your doorstep, enjoy the views from the cottage garden, curl up beside your mesmerising log burner or explore Edinburgh's attractions nearby.

  • Cathedral Street Self Catering Apartment

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Cathedral Street Self Catering Apartment

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (Dunkeld)

    Sleeps up to 2

    In heart of historic Dunkeld's Cathedral area. Elegant ground floor self catering apartment for two, all creature comforts, antiques, walking distance to seven eateries, shopping for all tastes, activities galore.

  • Killin Log Cabins

    • 11 Properties with 3 star(s)
    • 33 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Killin Log Cabins

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (1.5 miles from Killin)

    Sleeps up to 8

    Killin Log Cabins (with free Wifi) are situated near Killin and Loch Tay in beautiful woodland. These excellent self catering lodges are ideally placed to enjoy a variety of activities; walking, fishing and golf. Detached cabins with private outdoor space and excellent bbq facilities available.

  • Blarghour Farm Cottages

    • 44 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Blarghour Farm Cottages

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (20 miles from Inveraray)

    Sleeps up to 6

    Appreciate Loch Awe and hills beyond from the comfort of your holiday cottage on an Argyll hill farm. Oban, Inveraray Castle, Loch Lomond, Dalmally, Munros and Glen Coe within 1hr.

  • 3 Raeburn Mews

    • 1CtQ

    3 Raeburn Mews

    Edinburgh and the Lothians (Edinburgh)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Just a 15 minute walk from Edinburgh's Princes Street and with its own private parking space, this immaculate little house is perfect for a couple wanting to enjoy a city break. Short breaks are available all year and may start on any day, subject to a minimum stay of three nights.

  • Arran Apartments

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Arran Apartments

    Ayrshire & Arran (Lamlash)

    Sleeps up to 3

    Enjoy spectacular sea views from inside or on the extensive decking of this wheelchair accessible, pet friendly 1 bedroom cottage. Described by guests as "a home from home with everything you need". Breakfast with the red squirrels as they come to the feeder outside the window. An ideal island base

  • Kinnaird Woodland Lodges

    • 9CtQ

    Kinnaird Woodland Lodges

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (2 miles from Pitlochry)

    Sleeps up to 2

    A select development of four star, luxury, spa cabins, just for couples, with on-site Spa, set amidst stunning Highland Perthshire scenery just outside Pitlochry. Open all year with patio decks, cosy wood burners, private hot tubs and panoramic views. Flexible arrival and departure days.

  • Whitefalls Spa Lodges

    • 22 Properties with 5 star(s)

    Whitefalls Spa Lodges

    Hebrides, Orkney, Shetland (14miles from Stornoway)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Whitefalls Spa Lodges offer seclusion and tranquillity in a truly stunning location. We combine Hebridean hospitality together with the style of a boutique hotel and spa in your own private self-catering lodge.

  • Treshnish & Haunn Cottages

    • 44 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Treshnish & Haunn Cottages

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (15 miles to Tobermory (45 minutes by car) from Mull)

    Sleeps up to 6

    Accessibly remote & situated on 'RSPB UK Nature of Farming Award' farm, our eco-friendly, simple yet comfortable cottages provide a perfect base for exploring this beautiful area. Great wildlife & wildflowers on the farm, & lovely family beaches nearby. Well behaved dogs welcome too! Open all year.

  • Stable Lodge

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Stable Lodge

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (2 miles from Drymen)

    Sleeps up to 4

    NEW ***Stable lodge is a luxury 2 bedroom Scottish Highland lodge close to the village of Drymen on the east side of Loch Lomond. A great location for exploring Loch Lomond and The Trossachs.
    Panoramic mountain views, deck and wood burning stove. Pet Friendly.

  • Belstane Log Cabins, Kirknewton

    • 1CtQ

    Belstane Log Cabins, Kirknewton

    Edinburgh and the Lothians (13 Miles from Livingston)

    Sleeps up to 4

    A modern, very comfortable self-catering log cabin standing on its own on the edge of the Pentland Regional Park a few miles west of Edinburgh.

  • Bonn-Na-Coille Cottages - Pine Tree and Sycamore

    • 22 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Bonn-Na-Coille Cottages - Pine Tree and Sycamore

    Aberdeen, Grampian & Moray (Ballater)

    Sleeps up to 4

    Two 4* cottages with character situated near the centre of the lovely village of Ballater on edge of the Cairngorms. Castles & distillery locally, also nature reserves (one featured on Winterwatch). Bike hire in village. Transport not nec. Many returning visitors. NB No availability week 29/7/2017.

  • Gask House Farm Cottages

    • 33 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Gask House Farm Cottages

    Highlands and Skye (15 minutes from Inverness)

    Sleeps up to 4

    Gask House Farm Holiday Cottages are situated in a beautiful rural setting in the Highlands of Scotland. A fifteen minute drive from Inverness city centre, Gask House Farm is a converted steading with three high quality, pet friendly self catering cottages for hire.

  • Perthshire Views - Locherlour Mill Cottage

    • 11 Properties with 5 star(s)

    Perthshire Views - Locherlour Mill Cottage

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (2 MILES from Crieff)

    Sleeps up to 2

    A delightful one double bedroom, double bathroom cottage which has recently been renovated to a high standard and is an annex to Locherlour Mill. Guests enjoy their own privacy in this luxurious and spacious well furnished dwelling, amid a tranquil setting with woods and spectacular views.

  • Border Holiday Homes - Benfield Cottage, Morebattle

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 1CtQ

    Border Holiday Homes - Benfield Cottage, Morebattle

    Scottish Borders (7 miles from Kelso)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Character cottage for 2 people in the conservation village Free WiFi now available at this pet friendly character cottage for two.Enjoy the unique spiral staircase and beamed ceiling at this lovely cottage set in a conservation village of Morebattle with its award winning butcher, local shop & pub

  • The Hideaway Experience

    • 33 Properties with 5 star(s)

    The Hideaway Experience

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (4 miles from Dundee)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Welcome to The Hideaway Experience located on our family farm at the foot of the Sidlaw Hills, just north of Dundee, in Angus, Scotland.

    We have three Hideaways, all graded 5 star from Visit Scotland.

  • Burnbrae Holidays

    • 3CtQ

    Burnbrae Holidays

    Scottish Borders (3 miles from Kelso)

    Sleeps up to 4

    Relax in your south-facing conservatory while enjoying the amazing native wildlife & view to the Cheviot Hills. Walk from your cottage, on the hills or along the coast. Cycle the local lanes or visit gardens & houses. Snuggle by your log fire in the peace of Burnbrae. All on one level from carpark

  • Edinbane Self Catering Cottages

    • 22 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Edinbane Self Catering Cottages

    Highlands and Skye (13miles from Portree)

    Sleeps up to 4

    North Skye, 1 hour from the bridge, snug and cosy stone cottages near sea and mountains. Wood-burning stove, Free View TV, DVD, WiFi, Soundbar. Outstanding base for walking, bird watching, outdoor and marine activities. Short breaks available.

  • Foresters Lodge, near Strontian

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    Foresters Lodge, near Strontian

    Highlands and Skye (8 miles from Strontian from Ardnamurchan)

    Sleeps up to 2

    NEW FOR 2017 - Foresters Lodge is a unique, luxury self-catering lodge in one of the most spectacular and unspoilt remote areas on the west coast of Scotland, with sauna and spa bath. Ideally located to enjoy activities in the immediate vicinity including walking, kayaking and fishing.

  • Kilcoy Chalets

    • 11 Properties with 3 star(s)

    Kilcoy Chalets

    Highlands and Skye (6 miles from Inverness)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Kilcoy Chalets, set in the delightful countryside of The Black Isle near Inverness. 5 high quality, self catering lodges personally maintained by the owner and ideally located for sightseeing and touring the Scottish Highlands.

  • The Steadings, Auchteralyth

    • 33 Properties with 5 star(s)
    • 4CtQ

    The Steadings, Auchteralyth

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (10 miles from Blairgowrie)

    Sleeps up to 4

    The Steadings at Auchteralyth are four luxury self-catering cottages , with stunning views, in beautiful, rural, north-east Perthshire. Ideally situated for sight-seeing, walking, fishing, field sports and golfing holidays. Dogs are very welcome at no extra charge, maximum 7 in largest cottage

  • Tappit Hoose, Crail

    • 1CtQ

    Tappit Hoose, Crail

    Kingdom of Fife (Anstruther)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Tappit Hoose is a beautifully converted one bedroom apartment right in the heart of the stunning conservation village of Crail in the East Neuk of Fife

  • Cloag Farm Cottages

    • 33 Properties with 3 star(s)

    Cloag Farm Cottages

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (7 miles from Perth)

    Sleeps up to 4

    Three comfortable, family-run farm self catering holiday cottages. Located away from main roads, and with panoramic views, this is a great base for visiting east and central Scotland. Open all year.

  • Bracken Lodges, Kenmore

    • 88 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Bracken Lodges, Kenmore

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (10 miles from Aberfeldy)

    Sleeps up to 6

    In an enviable position on the south banks of Loch Tay, we have 8, superbly equipped, pet free 4* self-catering lodges. Our perfect location with private beach provides stunning views over the Loch to Ben Lawers for a very relaxing holiday. Ideally located to discover Highland Perthshire and beyond.

  • Noddsdale Estate - The East Wing

    • 1CtQ

    Noddsdale Estate - The East Wing

    Ayrshire & Arran (2 miles from Largs)

    Sleeps up to 4

    Escape to the tranquillity of The East Wing, a unique, self-contained, beautiful, upmarket apartment, in B listed Arts and Crafts country house on family run estate in Brisbane Glen near Largs, Ayrshire, on the Beautiful West Coast of Scotland. A high level of comfort in peaceful surroundings.

  • Tigh Gorm (The Blue House)

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Tigh Gorm (The Blue House)

    Hebrides, Orkney, Shetland (Harris)

    Sleeps up to 2

    4* luxury self-catering house overlooking the harbour in Tarbert, Isle of Harris. Close to all transport and village amenities. Perfect place to relax and take advantage of the wonderful scenery & wildlife on this beautiful island. Short breaks (3 nights +) available

  • Cuil Moss Cottage

    • 11 Properties with 5 star(s)

    Cuil Moss Cottage

    Highlands and Skye (10 miles from Fort William)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Visit Scotland 5 Star. Green Tourism Gold. Highlands and Islands Best Holiday Accommodation 2015 Finalist.

    Cuil Moss Cottage is an idyllic stone built couples retreat nestled in a spectacular sea side location, offering total privacy with the benefit of being close to amenities and services.

  • Morenish Mews

    • 33 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Morenish Mews

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (3 miles from Killin)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Ideal for couples seeking a quiet, relaxing self catering holiday. Situated in a secluded wooded hollow with stunning views over Loch Tay to the Highland Perthshire hills. Perfect for outdoor activities including walking, bird watching, angling, golf and touring.

  • Cologin Farmhouse and Cruachan Cottage

    • 2CtQ

    Cologin Farmhouse and Cruachan Cottage

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (2.5 miles from Oban)

    Sleeps up to 12

    Cologin Farmhouse, a traditional Scottish property with five spacious bedrooms sleeps 10/12 people in luxurious surroundings. Cruachan Cottage (one bedroom) is perfect for couples and boasts some of the best views at Cologin. Both properties let from Friday to Friday and both welcome up to 2 pets.

  • Sandford Country Cottages

    • 44 Properties with 5 star(s)

    Sandford Country Cottages

    Kingdom of Fife (9 miles from St Andrews)

    Sleeps up to 6

    Two and three bedroom 5 star self-catering cottages and apartments which are part of Sandford House, a ‘B’ Listed Arts and Crafts House designed and built around 1902. Located in Newport on Tay in the glorious Fife countryside, just 9 miles from St Andrews and 5 miles from Dundee

  • Forbes of Kingennie Woodland Lodges

    • 1414 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Forbes of Kingennie Woodland Lodges

    Perthshire, Dundee & Angus (6 miles from Dundee)

    Sleeps up to 10

    14 luxury self catering lodges offer first class accommodation in an outstanding countryside location sleeping from 2 to 10 guests per lodge. On site facilities include Waterside Restaurant, Bar, 4 fishing ponds, 9 hole Golf course, Putting Green, Driving range, Maze, Playpark.