10 Stunning Scottish Airbnbs to Stay in this Christmas

Greenmyre Farm, Angus

We've selected 10 stunning Scottish Airbnbs that are perfect for a festive break. From grand castles to country cottages, seaside retreats and ultra-modern lodges, Scotland is home to some incredible Airbnbs. They are giving us all the festive feels and serious vacation inspiration. Book now!

By Stef Scott, Content Marketing Manager

1. Stac Polly Cottage, Ullapool

Stac Polly, Polglass, near Ullapool
Stac Polly Cottage interior
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Stac Polly Cottage has some serious wow factor! Located on the remote Achiltibuie peninsula on the North-West Scottish coast, it’s perfectly positioned to make the most of the fabulous views across to the Summer Isles and the Cuillins on the Isle of Skye. Inside, Stac Polly offers unrivaled modern luxury. Sleeping up to eight, there are four generous bedrooms, plus an amazing galleried lounge and fully equipped ultra-modern kitchen. It’s well equipped for families and pets are welcome too. Why not blow away 2019’s cobwebs with a stay in this stunning property.

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2. Dairsie Castle, Fife

Dairsie Castle, Fife
Dairsie Castle, Fife, interior
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Imagine staying in your very own Scottish castle for Christmas?! Built in the 12th century, Dairsie Castle has a dark and mysterious past. It has played a key role in Scotland’s chequered history as the location of secret parliaments, military sieges, and runaway kings. Sleeping up to 12 guests in six beautiful bedrooms, you can sit down to Christmas dinner in the ‘great hall’ and be the king or queen of your very own castle!  

3. Rose Cottage, Blairgowrie

Rose Cottage, Blacklunans
Photo credits: TravelNest / Solid Luxury Cottages and Lodges

Rose Cottage has the most beautiful countryside setting near the picture-postcard village of Blairgowrie in the heart of Perthshire. Sleeping up to eight, you’ll want for nothing in this super-luxe four-bedroom cottage. With stunning views, a hot tub, and contemporary open-plan living, Rose Cottage is the perfect winter getaway. 

4. Beallach Lodge, Dornoch Firth

Beallach Lodge, Dornoch Firth
Belleach Lodge, Dornoch Firth, interior
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Located on the windswept coast of the Dornoch Firth, Beallach Lodge is a truly spectacular six-bedroom property that we think makes the ideal choice for Scottish whisky fans. With no less than six distilleries on the doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Clynelish, Balblair, Glenmorangie, Dalmore, Glen Ord and Old Pulteney are all within striking distance. Set in five acres of grounds, Beallach Lodge is a slice of luxury that’s the perfect choice for larger groups.

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5. Craigmaddie Muir Roundhouse, Milgavie

Craigmaddie Muir Roundhouse
Photo credits: TravelNest / Craigmaddie Muir

Craigmaddie Muir is a fabulous wooden roundhouse in a beautiful woodland setting with lovely views that’s just 10 miles from Glasgow. With a wood-fired, hot tub, luxury furnishings and special touches throughout, we think it makes the perfect romantic hideaway for two. This totally unique and eco-friendly property has a 180 degree floor to ceiling glass front, and a secluded setting, meaning you can switch off and relax in total privacy.

6. Ryvra House, North Berwick

Ryvra House, North Berwick
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Sitting in its own grounds behind a gated entrance, Ryvra House in North Berwick is a real hidden gem. Combining old-world Victorian charm with a super glamorous interior, Ryvra House is a magnificent property that offers plenty of space for family and friends to come together in style. With four huge bedrooms, stunning living space and a huge garden, we think it’s an ideal choice for a Christmas get together to remember.

7. Greenmyre Farmhouse, Angus

Greenmyre Farm
Greenmyre Farmhouse, Angus, interior
Photo credits: TravelNest / Solid Luxury Cottages and Lodges

Greenmyre Farmhouse in Angus offers a perfect luxury escape to the Scottish countryside! Situated on a working farm in Kirriemuir, Angus, this gorgeous farmhouse sleeps 10 in five bedrooms and also boasts not one but two sitting rooms, a large, ultra-modern kitchen, spacious dining room, two wood-burning stoves and the piece de la resistance, a hot tub.

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8. Clyde View Lodge, Langbank

Clydeview Lodge & Hot Tub, Langbank
Clydeview Lodge, Langbank, interior
Photo credits: TravelNest / Nethermill Lodges

Just take a look at that view – simply stunning! We couldn’t compile a list of Scottish Airbnbs without including a luxury lodge! Situated on the west coast of Scotland, our lodge pick for Christmas is an absolute gem and offers the very best in luxury lodge living. It’s set on a farm in the rolling countryside but close to the vibrant city of Glasgow if you need to do some Christmas shopping! This one-bed high spec lodge is perfect for couples, and with the hot tub, luxury dressing gowns plus that killer view, you won’t want to leave!

9. The High Street, Edinburgh

The High Street, Edinburgh
The High Street, Edinburgh, interior
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Scotland’s capital is a great place to spend Christmas, and there’s no better place to be than smack bang in the heart of the old town. This property has it all – the perfect location close to St Giles Cathedral and Edinburgh Castle and overlooking the historic Royal Mile. Edinburgh’s famous Christmas Markets, rides and attractions are right on the doorstep. This is a period building that’s packed with historic charm. Inside, expect tasteful yet traditional decor and luxury living for that perfect Christmas in the city. 

10. Mount Frost, Glenrothes

Mount Frost, Glenrothes
Mount Frost, Glenrothes, interior
Photo credits: TravelNest / Mount Pleasant

Experience a movie star lifestyle at this incredible property! Mount Frost is a stunning 6 bedroom luxury property with a private swimming pool, hot tub, sauna plus games room, gym, and large garden. Offering beautifully presented, spacious accommodation for up to 12 guests, Mount Frost is the ideal for families and larger groups of friends looking for an extra special place to stay this winter. 

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