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11 Dog Friendly Cottages in Scotland With Hot Tubs to Rent

Discover the best dog friendly cottages in Scotland with hot tubs from the Trossachs National Park in central Scotland to the sandy beaches of the coastline.

These simmering hot tub escapes up and down Scotland are enviably based in areas of outstanding natural beauty for you and your dog, some with stunning Sea views whilst others are nestled in the Forests of the National Parks for a luxurious romantic break with a fantastic private hot tub.

Have a look at some of the top hot tub properties for you and dogs we found this year.

11 Top Hot Tub Breaks in Scotland for Dogs

Like a precious gem, Scotland has many facets. From the wild and untouched Highlands and splendid Cairngorms National Park to the cultural city of Edinburgh, there is plenty to touch your soul. Scotland hot tub holidays are becoming increasingly popular thanks to the choice of places to roam together and a wide selection of activities on offer with your dog in Scotland, making it the perfect holiday destination with four legged friends.

The benefits of hot tub cottages

The coast in Scotland is a staggering 6,000 miles long on the mainland, and there are hundreds of islands too. From one of the many hot tub cottages in Scotland, you can visit the historic castles, craggy coastline and Caerlaverock and Galloway Forest, which provides jaw dropping views. Major Scotland towns and cities such as Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen and Dumfries are waiting for a visit, too – Scotland dog friendly holidays offer something unique to everyone.

1. Learig

Learig is a traditional ground-floor bungalow and is considered one of the best pet friendly cottages with hot tubs in Scotland due to its facilities, location and beautiful interior throughout. It has a king-size bedroom and a twin as well as a shower room.

Outside there is a large enclosed garden where you can enjoy cosy nights and stunning mountain views. There is also off-road parking for three vehicles, and if you book this during Christmas, the property will be decorated.

The bustling town of Fort William is just eight miles away for a selection of cafes, restaurants and supermarkets and Ben Nevis is just a short drive for any keen hikers with pets.

Quick Glance

  • Destination: Onich, The Highlands
  • Guests: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1

Prices and Availability: Average Weekly Price: £1,665 – £2,270

2. St Andrews Seaview Cottage

St Andrews Seaview Cottage is a charming open-plan cottage with spectacular uninterrupted sea views. It has two bedrooms, a shower room, and a utility room perfect for a small family. There is a range of facilities onsite, including a wood burner with logs provided, inside the property is Sky tv with sky sports, and to the rear of the garden is a charcoal barbecue to rustle up some food.

It’s one of the more popular cottages with bubbling hot tubs in Scotland due to its excellent proximity to the local university town and where you can enjoy a range of eateries, art galleries and museums, some which welcome pets. Booking Scottish cottages such as this allow you to try your hand at one of the famous golf courses, or maybe even trek to the beach with your dog.

Quick Glance

  • Destination: St Andrews, Fife
  • Guests: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1

Prices and Availability: Average Weekly Price: £711 – £1,670

3. Blackburn

Blackburn is a beautiful period farmhouse in a countryside setting that has five bedrooms, two king-size, two twins, and a double. It also has five bathrooms and comes with a utility room with a tumble dryer and washing machine, as well as its own private hot tub.

Nearby there is fishing, which is about five miles away and onsite there is secure bike storage and offroad parking for four vehicles. Head into Eyemouth with its delightful Scotland harbour and enjoy a day on the seaside with pets or perhaps spend a day fishing near the Berwick coastline.

Quick Glance

  • Destination: Chirnside, Scottish Borders
  • Guests: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 5

Prices and Availability: Average Weekly Price: £1,323 – £2,705

4. Gollanfield

Pet friendly cottages don’t come much better than Gollanfield, this large holiday accommodation is ideally suited for a family looking for a special break with wonderful coastal views. It has a king-size bedroom and two twins, as well as one family bathroom.

There is a spacious enclosed decked area with a fantastic private hot tub whilst you can enjoy far-reaching views of Scotland as well as unlimited parking at this property. You are enviably positioned here between Glenco and the slopes of Ben Nevis.

Quick Glance

  • Destination: Onich, The Highlands
  • Guests: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1

Prices and Availability: Average Weekly Price: £1,870 – £3,010

5. Knockderry Lodge

Knockderry Lodge is a luxury loch-side cabin property with a super king size bedroom and a king size bedroom that sleeps a family of four and is a five-star treat for its guests. It’s one of the few holiday cottages with private hot tubs in the area and has a wraparound slate veranda to sit on.

There is also a jukebox, wet room, beamed ceilings and unsurpassed low views from all angles, it is a holiday home with a difference. Sailing and boating are activities on Loch Long with your pet. Visit the Linn Botanic Gardens at the head of Cove Bay in the north with your four legged friend.

Quick Glance

  • Destination: Cove, Argyll and Bute
  • Guests: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2

Prices and Availability: Average Weekly Price: £3,881 – £4,867

6. Treetops Coastal Retreat

Treetops Coastal Retreat is a beautiful romantic retreat for couples seeking a fantastic base to explore other parts of Scotland with their four legged friend. The romantic getaway boasts a one bedroom and an en suite bathroom in comfortable surroundings.

There’s a large grass garden with a patio area and you can enjoy stunning views over Sandy Hills Bay in the private hot tub with its warm bubbles. Further afield in Dumfries and Galloway, you have Castle Douglas, which is 13 miles.

Quick Glance

  • Destination: Sandyhills, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Guests: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1

Prices and Availability: Average Weekly Price: £855 – £1,495

7. Seaview Steading

Seaview Steading is a fabulous detached cottage that is ideal for a small family needing a break with a king size bedroom and two bathrooms at this dog friendly accommodation. Inside there is a smart TV in the lounge and a wood burner with logs provided. Whilst outside there is a large seating area on a patio as well as a fire pit, private hot tub and barbecue to rustle up some food.

Crombie and Monikie country parks are both pet friendly and within eight miles and have a range of woodland walks and stunning scenery to enjoy with your dogs or canine companion. If you are after dog friendly properties close to the historic city of Dundee which is just 18 miles, this is the family property for you.

Quick Glance

  • Destination: Redford, Angus
  • Guests: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2

Prices and Availability: Average Weekly Price: £955 – £2,016

8. School House Dalavich

School House Dalavich is a rural getaway ideally suited for a large group with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a welcome pack on arrival as well as a wood burner. Wifi is throughout this luxurious contemporary property and outside there is a large fully enclosed garden with a seating area and a fantastic private hot tub.

Locally, fishing, walking, and cycling are all available within 10 miles of this property. Oban is just 27 miles away and has a great selection of restaurants, cafes, and shops for you to explore as most are dog friendly.

Quick Glance

  • Destination: Dalavich, Argyll and Bute
  • Guests: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2

Prices and Availability: Average Weekly Price: £853 – £1,925

9. Munro View

Munro View is a superb stylish open-plan cottage that offers three bedrooms, a king size bedroom, two bathrooms, and a utility room. There’s off-road parking for two cars whilst outside in the enclosed garden, and you have a charcoal barbecue for some homecooked food and a private hot tub to relax in.

It’s the perfect location for families and a pooch to explore Kirriemuir which is just 12 miles away and it’s known as the fairy tale town and is pet friendly. The golf course at Carnoustie is available within 25 miles which you can play with friends.

Quick Glance

  • Destination: Glencolva, Scotland
  • Guests: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2

Prices and Availability: Average Weekly Price: £1,210 – £2,686

10. Lag-nan-eun

Enjoy a peaceful setting with Lag-nan-eun as it is a large family pet friendly accommodation. It has five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a wood burner inside this dog friendly home. Outside, there’s a luxurious woodfired hot tub, as well as an enclosed garden for your pet with a seating area and a barbecue.

Off-road parking is also available for three vehicles whilst the shop and pub are just under a mile away. The Cairngorms National Park is on your doorstep and is ideal for families who enjoy walking and cycling with their dogs. Blair Castle is also close by and you can explore the extensive grounds which are dog friendly.

Quick Glance

  • Destination: Blair Atholl, Perth and Kinross
  • Guests: 10
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3

Prices and Availability: Average Weekly Price: £1529 – £2758

11. Mountain View

Mountain View is perfect for self-catering holidays with hot tubs as it is a reverse-level house with a double bedroom in an elevated position that offers breathtaking views and is ideally suited for a family occasion who wants to spend their days relaxing with there dog. It has a private hot tub, games room, wood burner and smart TV, as well as a PlayStation with a selection of games in the cosy lounge.

There is a first-floor enclosed balcony with a pet friendly seating area to enjoy the magnificent views, and there is a barbecue area. Manor Mountains are a stone’s throw away which is dog friendly with a variety of water sports on Loch Leven.

Quick Glance

  • Destination: Kinlochleven, The Highlands
  • Guests: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2

Prices and Availability: Average Weekly Price: £1,242 – £2,565

Final Thoughts

No matter how bijou or how grand your destination is in this neck of the woods, the dog friendly cottages, surroundings and the people will have you coming back time and again for a holiday with hot tubs. The Scottish countryside and coast are varied and host activities and interests to suit everyone, including the dog. Be it a lavish lodge near Loch Ness or Scotland cottages with hot tubs, both provide ultimate relaxation after a long day out for you and the dog.

Self catering cottages with hot tubs in Scotland can be whatever you want, whether that’s a small luxurious contemporary romantic retreat which is pet friendly or you are celebrating an occasion and need a large charming self-catering accommodation with a hot tub for the whole family. Either way, Scotland is sure to provide for families and a pooch, so what are you waiting for, go ahead and book one of the dog friendly cottages that boast hot tubs today!

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