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Seven remote cabins in Scotland for truly switching off

There are few places in the world where you can truly escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But if you're looking for a place to truly switch off, then a remote cabin in Scotland might be just what you're looking for. Whether you're looking for a cosy bothy to hole up in during winter or a summer basecamp from which to explore the Highlands, there are plenty of remote cabins to choose from. And with Scotland's stunning landscapes as your backdrop, you're guaranteed to have an unforgettable experience.

Black Shed

This is no ordinary shed. Perched on the side of a remote hill, it offers stunning views of Loch Dunvegan, Macleod's Table, and the rolling hills of the Isle of Skye. The cabin has been expertly designed to make the most of its idyllic location, with big windows and an open-plan layout that allows you to enjoy the view from every angle. inside, you'll find all the mod cons you need for a comfortable stay, including a fully-equipped kitchen and a stylish bathroom with a walk-in shower. And outside, you can watch the sheep and chickens roam freely in the fresh Highland air. If you're looking for a unique place to stay on Skye, this is it.

Blue Cottage

This cottage is the perfect getaway for those who want to escape the bedlam of city life. The only other house on the road isn’t visible from the cottage, so you'll have plenty of peace and quiet. You may catch a glimpse of a Highland cow in the field below, or see an owl or fox as night falls. The living room is cosy and inviting, with a blue velvet sofa and wood burner. The kitchen is sure to whet your appetite. There are two bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom, and a roll top cast iron tub in the other bathroom. This cottage is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

The Wilderkin Cabin

The Wilderkin Cabin is the perfect place to get away from it all. Surrounded by hills, sheep and the occasional herd of deer, it's the perfect place to relax and recharge. The cabin is fully equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay, with a kitchen, dining area, living room and bedroom. There is also a record player and a rocking chair for perfect lazy afternoons. Outside, you’ll find an apple and cherry tree, and a bench to enjoy the view. Swing by the local farm shop to pick up supplies. And if you're feeling adventurous, you can venture out into the forest or down the valley in search of wild swimming – in Peggy's Pool.

Tiny Home Borders

Perched in the hills near a loch, this cosy cabin is the perfect getaway from the stress of everyday life. The cabin is built from an old bale trailer and has a wood burner, comfy corner sofa, and outdoor bath. The deck is perfect for long summer evenings, and the pizza oven is perfect for indulging in a decadent snack. The outdoor bath is a sensational experience in all seasons. Whether you're looking for peace and quiet or a fun-filled vacation, this cabin is the perfect place for you.

Burnhead Bothies

If you're looking for a stay with space and calm that changes dramatically with the time, look no further than Burnhead Bothy. With stunning views of the Kilsyth hills, Goatfell on distant Arran, and the skylines of both Glasgow and Edinburgh, this is a truly unique spot that's perfect for a weekend getaway. Whether you want to hike up to Meikle Bin or head for the Carron Valley for some mountain biking, there's something for everyone at Burnhead Bothy.

Birch Cabin

This is a spectacularly beautiful place, just over an hour from either Glasgow or Edinburgh. You can see ospreys, golden eagles, and peregrine falcons here in season, and there are otters and beavers resident on the loch. Even when the animals aren’t to be seen, the stars put on a fabulous show in the clear night sky. You can hike up to Bracklinn Falls, hop over to Loch Katrine for a ride on the paddle steamer SS Walter Scott and take pony treks through the hills. The route 7 cycle network runs right by as well and offers miles of great biking or even a more energetic way of getting here. This is a place you won’t want to miss!

The Pheasants Nest

Cabins in Scotland are the perfect place to get away from it all and enjoy the beauty of the Scottish countryside. This particular cabin, once a shipping container, is located in the hills, overlooking the Solway Firth and the seas it used to travel. Huge sliding doors and well-placed windows mean you can sit and watch the water from the sofa, the bed and even the breakfast bar, or blend inside and out with meals on the picnic bench and after dinner drinks in the chairs by the firebowl, with views of Whitehaven & the Northern Fells in the Lake District. With or without lambs and alpacas as company, the area is well worth exploring. It's only a 20-minute walk to the local beach for picnics and coastal strolls. So, if you're looking for a relaxing break in a stunning location, this is definitely the place for you!

Cabins in Scotland with Canopy & Stars

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Here at Canopy & Stars we love staying in nature. Whether it is a cabin in Scotland, a shepherd’s hut in Shropshire, a treehouse in Sweden or a Roundhouse in France. We inspect and select beautiful places to stay in amazing locations.

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Canopy & Stars is a small, independent travel company. We strive to make a positive impact in all we do whether that is supporting independent businesses, becoming a B-Corp, working with owners that are passionate about the land or only working with sustainable businesses.

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We love glamping; it’s as simple as that. We love waking up surrounded by nature, staying in unique places and meeting the people that create them. That’s why we inspect each and every place on the Canopy & Stars website. We want to make sure you’re going to love every space as much as we do.