Unique Holiday Cottages in the Hills near Edinburgh

Enjoy our stunning rugged landscapes then curl up by a log fire in a beautiful, cosy cottage. Being so near to Edinburgh brings you the best of Scottish town & country all year round.

Choose your Cottage

The Byre Cottage — Sleeps 4

The Byre CottageSleeps 4

Sleeps 4

Self catering for families & gatherings

The Byre Cottage sleeps 4 and is perfect for a family holiday. An additional 2 can sleep on a comfortable sofa bed. Generous family rooms now include a magnificent double-height country kitchen for self-catering. The cottage is ideal for holidays but also small parties & gatherings. Historically a cow shed but now a luxury family retreat!

The Westside Woodshed — Sleeps 2

The Westside WoodshedSleeps 2

Sleeps 2

Cool Cottage near Edinburgh for Couples

Crafted from whitewashed wood panels, the light & airy double-height space has a Scandinavian feel. Light floods through the large glazed doors with stunning views to the hills. Perfect for exploring the wild heather hills yet only a short drive to Edinburgh.

The Steading Cottage — Sleeps 4

The Steading CottageSleeps 4

Sleeps 4

Country cottage + walking on the doorstep

Originally a hay-shed, today the bedding is a lot more comfortable! A light, spacious kitchen makes self-catering a joy. Watch the hills & sheep from the window or curl up in the cosy sitting area by a wood-burning stove. A spiral staircase leads to bed where warm duvets await. Wake to admire spectacular Scottish scenery all around you.

The Stable Cottage — Sleeps 2

The Stable CottageSleeps 2

Sleeps 2

Cosy cottage in Scotland for couples

The cottage garden is a wonderful, secluded place to relax amongst the summer foxgloves. Winter turns the cottage into an idyllic snug - drifting to sleep to the crackle of the log fire. A wonderful holiday home for two people to explore the Pentland Hills or the sights of Edinburgh.

the farm & around Edinburgh

Changing seasons mean Eastside & our holiday lettings are idyllic at any time of year.
Snow-capped winter hills give way to the lush greens of spring and summer, and the purple heather of early Autumn.

We bring you seasonal news, updates and "what's on" guides to Eastside & Edinburgh.

When to Stay : November

Winter in the Pentland Hills, Edinburgh, Scotland, Turnhouse looking to Carnethy, Scald Law, Flotterstone glen, Loganlea, heather hills at dusk

November starts to get a lot cooler with frosty, winter mornings, early evenings and spectacular sunsets. This month celebrate Bonfire Night in a spectacular display at Hopetoun House. Visit a magical light display at the Edinburgh Botanics or ice-skate beneath Edinburgh Castle as part of Edinburgh's fantastic festive events. Read More

A local's guide to Edinburgh

Edinburgh view from Calton Hill to Princes Street, Balmoral, Edinburgh, Scotland

To help you get the most out of Edinburgh, we've gathered some of Edinburgh's best attractions from a local's perspective. It was tricky to narrow it down but here are our top tips. Read More

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