If you think you’ve seen everything Scotland has to offer, then you likely won’t have taken too much time to explore the Northern Highlands! This absolutely breath-taking region in upper Scotland really has to be seen to be believed. What’s more, there are plenty of dog friendly lodges in the Northern Highlands for you to settle down in.
Why should you leave your pet at home if you are planning to explore Drumnadrochit or the rugged glens? Take a look through our favourites list of the best lodges and cabins in the Northern Highlands and find that perfect spot.
The Northern Highlands remains one of our absolute favourite holiday destinations in the whole of the UK. That’s largely thanks to the incredible walks and panoramic views! Trust us, you and your pet are going to adore exploring every last inch of the landscape up here, and really, who could blame you?
Whether you want to get closer to the Cairngorms National Park, or want to see more of Scotland beyond its famous cities, there are plenty of great reasons to book yourself a pet friendly cabin or lodge up in the outer reaches. It’s time to get closer to nature!
This lovely wooden lodge sleeps 4 people in a double bedroom and a twin bedroom. It is a completely ground floor space, with a bathroom and shower over tub. There is a kitchen space, a balcony with seating, and you can bring two dogs to enjoy your holiday with you.
Just outside the village of Aultbea, this cabin is also closely linked to Gairloch, which you will find a short drive via the south roads, and there are plenty of golfing establishments close by. There is also a brilliant open route towards North Coast 500 -great news for dog lovers.
This two floor holiday cabin is extremely dog friendly and has three bedrooms to sleeps six people. There is a wet room on the ground floor, a utility space, an open plan living room and a kitchen suite. There is also a wood burner and a lawn outside to enjoy.
Up close to the village of Drumnadrochit and only a few miles from Inverness, this lodge puts you up close to Loch Ness, which you will likely be aware of thanks to the ancient monster legends! Otherwise, this fantastic holiday lodge offers green walks across the Highlands for miles around.
This delightful detached log cabin is a ground floor nook in the Northern Highlands that sleeps 4. It also has space for one dog, and there is plenty of off road parking. There is an open living area, and you will also have access to a Freeview TV and DVDs.
The best of the Highlands Scotland has to offer really isn’t too far away from this central holiday base. You’ll be able to drive out to explore Inverness, as well as to trail closer to Strathpeffer, a lovely, laid back village scene. Take time to check out the Moray Firth!
Cougie Lodge is a secluded pets friendly holiday home that sleeps 4 people, and is within close reach of the legendary Loch Ness! This self catering spot also lets you bring 3 dogs along, and you’ll have access to a shower room, a lounge, dining suite and kitchen space, too.
This hugely relaxing Northern Highlands breakaway is one of three properties in the same unit. Self catering here will bring you closer to countryside vistas all around, and the quaint village of Cannich is only a short distance away. Of course, you and your pet should explore nearby Loch Ness!
The Sea Crest up in Kyle is a cosy nook that’s ideal for you and your pets. It sleeps 4 people, has space for 2 dogs, and offers a lounge with TV, a simple kitchen, and electric heaters throughout. There is a double room and a twin bedroom to share.
This hideaway is deep in the woodlands close to Kyle, offering an ideal base for exploring the mountains around Glen Shiel, and for jetting off to the fabulous Isle of Skye. There are lots of wonderful walks, and you and your pets are only a short distance from the beach.
Take a four legged pal to this lodge home and you’ll benefits from a space that sleeps 6 people. It’ll even be a space that sleeps 2 dogs if you ask ahead of time. There’s a dining space, a TV lounge, kitchen mod cons, Wi-Fi, and good, solid storage.
An ideal base for hikers and mountaineers, this is a rural getaway that brings you and your guests closer to Loch Shiel and some of the breath-taking mountains of the Northern Highlands, Scotland. Take a look out at the Isle of Skye, too, and take on Ben Nevis yourself!
Getting away on a dog friendly holiday break in the Highlands doesn’t have to be expensive. Wherever possible, we’ve lined up some great holiday lodges and cabins with spectacular deals. Why not head up to the Highlands Scotland is so famous for – for less than you will likely expect to pay?
Where possible, we always try to look for coastal properties. Dog friendly lodges close to the coast in the reaches of the Northern Highlands are becoming more and more popular. If you like your holidays wild and woolly, there may be no better pick for you. Take a look!
Right up in the heavens, you’d be forgiven for wanting to bubble down and relax after walking at such a high altitude for some time! Take some time off by simmering into your own private hot tub, a wonderful way to massage away a day of sightseeing across the glens.
Even if you only want to explore the Highlands, Scotland, for just a night or two, there are plenty of dog friendly getaways opening up on a flexible basis. This means that you don’t have to commit to an extra long holiday with your pets up here unless you want to!
The Northern Highlands, Scotland, cover a lot of ground. That’s plenty of rugged glens and mountain scapes, as well as national park land and even an island or two. Ever taken a look out at the Isle of Skye? Maybe you’d prefer to stick to terra firma and explore the beautiful region of Inverness. Regardless, there are plenty of incredible walks and panoramic views that you and your pets are going to adore up here.
The Highlands, Scotland are brilliant for dogs and their owners mainly because the country walks and blistering beach and ocean views go on for miles and miles. We really recommend you take your pets on a tour of the Cairngorms National Park if you can. The mountains up here are magnificent!
At the end of a long day, you and your four legged friend can head back to a lovely ground floor apartment, cabin or chalet.
The Northern Highlands, Scotland, remains one of the most breath-taking regions in the whole of the country. Photos really do not do it justice. If you have barely ventured beyond the Scottish Borders and the likes of Fort William or Easter Ross before, now is the time to really take in those sea views.
Set up close to a sea loch with your dog! Choose a stunning log cabin with an open fire and a wood burning stove. Find yourself an open plan base that you and your four legged pal can kick back and relax in before taking on more of the walks and trails within easy reach of your holiday home.