10 Best Farm Stays In Scotland - Updated 2024

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European countries are well-known for their preserved nature offering lush landscapes and breath-taking sceneries. Scotland is no different. Tourists from all over the world flock to this nation in the UK for a break from their busy and bustling lives. The country has various geographical features that attract flocks of visitors from many places. In fact, it is a dream of many to visit or even migrate to a charming country. The beauty of Scotland is best experienced in many of its farms, which offer great services, warm hospitality and a peek to its vibrant culture and lifestyle. Read on to explore the best farm stays in Scotland, UK.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 06, 2024.

1. Cosy cabin by a river (from USD 35)

Wish to spend your vacation in a cabin on a working farm with a river flowing through it? Look no further than this stay. The steading is located in Strathusdale, Ardross; and is the perfect place for a holiday away from noisy and busy cities. It can easily house a couple and comes with one bedroom with two beds and a toilet. An indoor fireplace is also available to keep you warm on cold nights. With no Wi-Fi and phone signal, you will get a few peaceful days to yourself in the tranquillity and the charm of the nature surrounding this property. There are various hiking and cycling trails around the cabin as well.

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Ardross, Scotland, United Kingdom
48.23 km (30.0 mi) from Urquhart Castle
423 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super cozy cabin with comfortable beds and beautiful view
incredible experience the cabin is basic but cozy comfortable and with a wonderful view
nice and comfortable beds with very warm blankets great fire stove well equipped kitchen and comfortable toilet
it was really cozy to sit by the wood burner and listen to the radio and just relax
host was very nice
alex was a fantastic host
alex is a brilliant host
friendly and accommodating hosts
alex is a brilliant host and has amazing stories
lovely location peace and quiet
absolutely stunning location and amazing value for money
great location for exploring the highlands from
beautiful location and perfect hosting
great getaway in a perfect location
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2. Stay with a magnificent view of the sea (from USD 122)

This cabin is situated on the Isle of Skye and features a fantastic view of the vast sea and mountains beyond. Perfect for a couples retreat, the cabin is well-equipped with a marine theme. With one bedroom and a double bed, it also has Wi-Fi, washing machine, heating, a laptop-friendly workspace, hot water, shower; a fully equipped kitchen with microwave, oven, refrigerator, coffee maker, utensils as well as a stove. There is also a garden for you to lounge while you sip on a hot coffee while enjoying a beachfront view. If you love animals, this farm also has animals like chickens and sheep roaming free at times.

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Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
130.62 km (81.2 mi) from Urquhart Castle
284 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire place 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was well heated and very comfortable
very cozy as tested with cold temperature amazing amenities
it's got all mod cons and was very cosy and comfortable even in cold weather
great cozy little house fantastic view very friendly and helpful hosts
comfortable amazing location - beautiful cottage with all the comforts
it is very clean and cozy
the cabin is gorgeous clean and modern
everything was clean and well taken care of
great place very quiet nicely decorated clean and very comfortable
it was cozy clean and a well decorated space
wonderful hosts very friendly and helpful
hosts were friendly and informative about the area
the hosts are really great and very nice
kathy and alan were very helpful with all our questions
the host and his young family were thoughtful friendly and helpful whilst also respecting our privacy
lovely stay in a picturesque location on skye
fantastic cabin in a rural location
and it was worth it for the beautiful location
a perfect few days away walking and relaxing in the most idyllic location
if you want a good place to stay on skye we can strongly recommend this one
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3. Modern house in a countryside setting (from USD 69)

Fitting up to four guests, this cabin is for those who prefer a modern and minimalistic touch to their vacation. It has great amenities to ensure a great stay. The lawn has a hot tub facility and is secluded from neighbours and the surroundings. It also has Wi-Fi, heating, hot water, refrigerator, stove, and many more facilities. It also has a strategic location, as it is only a 15-minute drive from Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle, 5 minutes from the Belladrum Festival, and 2 minutes from the Achnagairn Castle. It is also walking distance from Fort William, where you can go on a hike on Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest mountain.

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Kirkhill, Scotland, United Kingdom
17.1 km (10.7 mi) from Urquhart Castle
361 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had flown in late so these made the perfect breakfast
very cosy and clean
pod was very clean
the stay was clean and comfortable
it is very clean
it was sparkling clean and the bed was super comfy
kind and friendly host
chloe was an amazing host
host is lovely and easy to contact
a great host & a great stay
chloe was a very accommodating and welcoming host
amazing location to get to many places
the location was great for our needs too
great little place in a beautiful rural location
we were close to inverness and made a trip to loch ness easily
the drive there was easy and the location is just stunning
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4. Pretty house facing a lush field (from USD 314)

Find the stay of your dreams at Orchard Hideaway, located at Cliftonhill. With picturesque sceneries and a secluded location, you will find all you need for a great vacation in the farm stay itself. A modern building facing a large field, the stay is simple yet elegant. It comes with a hot tub outside, as well as swing chairs for your comfort. Apart from that, the cabin also includes various facilities to make your holiday worthwhile. It has two bedrooms, perfect for a family to spend their days here. What’s more, guests have access to the organic farms, woods, as well as the river.

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Kelso, Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
226.11 km (140.5 mi) from Urquhart Castle
107 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire chalet 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was perfect very well equipped and cozy
beautiful views fantastic facilities and peaceful
we enjoyed the fabulous view our comfortable beds and the hot tub
clean and well equipped
the lodge was spacious and clean and the hot tub an added bonus
definitely a lovely private relaxing stay and everything was spotless and as specified
great place to hideaway tranquil modern cozy clean hot tub is amazing highly recommended;)
the facilities were spotless and had everything you would need for a comfortable stay
excellent hosts who were very quick to resolve our queries and requests
the hosts were attentive and accessible but also very respectful
the hosts were great also making sure we had everything we needed
fantastic lodge with very welcoming hosts
not only were the hosts lovely but the people in the village itself made us feel very welcome
beautiful place in a beautiful location
great location - so peaceful and relaxing yet only 5 minutes drive to kelso
heavenly location in every way - quiet accessible interesting wildlife and beautiful vistas every way you look
what a perfect weekend at the hideaway gorgeous location beautiful house - nothing was lacking
amazing stay fantastic scenic location with lots of places to visit nearby
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5. Stylish stay for a large group (from USD 870)

This stay is perfect for those looking for an extravagant experience in a farm setting. It can fit up to nine guests, therefore it is great for a family gathering or friends outing. A two-bedroom cottage is also available within a short walk. The main house overlooks a vast garden with a breathtaking view of greeneries, particularly during sunset. The stay has three rooms, including a library room, and comes with an integrated Sonos music system. A comfortable five-person hot tub is also placed in the garden. Separately, it also has a barbeque area, a trampoline as well as a grass pitching area.

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Leuchars, Scotland, United Kingdom
139.71 km (86.9 mi) from Urquhart Castle
270 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 9 Beds 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the open planned nature of the kitchen dining table and sofas make it perfect for a group
lots of space and great facilities with a well stocked kitchen
loved the cinema room and the sonos music system which extends to the hot tub area
good media set up (movie room is excellent ) and reasonable kitchen facilities
a lovely clean house with everything you needed and more
it was very clean and modern with great amenities
all the rooms are very spacious clean and modern decor throughout
fantastic home with great amenities very clean and spacious
great host with a great house
gus was a lovely host making sure we were looked after
gus was a great host i would stay at his place again without reservation
angus was a great host and couldn't have been friendlier or more accommodating
angus was a great host and really helpful
location is perfect
the location was perfect
the location is great with balmullo village only a couple of minutes drive away
great house in great location
we can definitely recommend this location
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6. Comfortable cabin with dine-in service (from USD 229)

Buzzard Cottage is located in Port of Menteith, and can comfortably fit up to four guests. It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Converted from a barn to a splendid stay, the cabin provides a great view of the Lake Menteith and the areas surrounding it, dubbed one of the best views in the National Park. It is also located in a convenient location for hikers. It also comes with a dine-in experience, so be sure to ask your host! Just a short distance away, you will find the tourist towns of Aberfoyle and Callander if you would like to shop for essentials or souvenirs.

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Port of Menteith, United Kingdom
126.85 km (78.9 mi) from Urquhart Castle
154 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super cozy place with an amazing view
a cozy cottage with lots of room and an amazing view
very comfortable and spacious cottage with some exceptional views
this cottage was so beautiful combining a traditional bothy feel with quality modern decor and facilities
the cottage is beautifully furnished with everything you need for a comfortable stay
comfy beds fluffy towels very clean
clean and cozy in lovely surroundings
clean fully equipped and comfortable
we stayed there for a couple of nights the house was very clean and cosy
so cozy clean well equipped and great value
the hosts where really helpful
amazing place with friendly hosts and cows :-)
friendly hosts on hand if required
alison is a great host
the highlight was the hosts home cooked venison casserole
wonderful place in a beautiful location
it is situated in a quiet location perfect for a relaxing vacation
close to plenty of national park attractions
a great location for the national park and loch lomond
great location and perfect for a few relaxing days away
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7. Quaint cottage in a strategic location (from USD 190)

This farmhouse is located in Auchtermuchty, in the center of a huge green field overlooking a mountain. Fitting up to six guests comfortably, the cabin provides a glamping experience to visitors. The house has a double bed that converts into a dinette, and a small bed sofa in the living room. It also has great accessibility to many tourist spots such as the Myres Castle, Falkland, and Lomond Hill and St. Andrews. The farm may not be open for guests, but a friendly white horse from down the road will pay a frequent visit to guests in this gorgeous stay!

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Auchtermuchty, United Kingdom
136.49 km (84.9 mi) from Urquhart Castle
257 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi connection is amazing which was an added bonus
the pod was spotless and beautifully designed
the pod was spotlessly clean with everything you could ever need
extremely clean and tidy very stylish and the hot tub was amazing
very very clean and everything provided that you need
loads of space inside amazing shower and sparkling clean
sheena and her husband are lovely attentive hosts and were happy to answer any questions we had
both she and her husband were very welcoming and friendly
communication with sheena the owner was great
the location is quiet and gorgeous
the hot tub and location was so relaxing
would recommend to anyone that would like a quiet get away in a beautiful location
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8. Rustic cabin for perfect farm experience (from USD 116)

Looking for the real farm experience? Howe Bothy at Evie is your answer. It fits a couple and comes with one bedroom. The cabin is true to its nature, with brick walls and stone pathways overseeing a large field and the sea beyond that. One look at the cabin and you will definitely fall in love. It has a functional kitchen, a wetroom shower, and a toilet. Apart from that, you also will be visually treated to a great variety of free-ranging poultry during your stay here.

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Evie, United Kingdom
213.96 km (133.0 mi) from Urquhart Castle
116 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable with beautiful views of the countryside
the bothy was perfect for our needs - comfortable warm well equipped and filled with great art
the bed was comfortable and my 6 foot husband was able to squeeze in comfortably
the pictures do not do this place justice our expectations were exceeded more spacious and comfortable than we thought
it is super homely warm and cozy
everything was clean and the house is just cozy
the room was clean and very comfortable
a very clean and quirky bothy in a beautiful location
we stayed in the bothy for a week it was clean cosy and fun
the bothy is truly fantastic value for money; spotlessly clean cosy and comfortable with a unique quirkiness
john himself was the most generous of hosts
john is a wonderful host
john is a wonderful host
john was very friendly and a great host
john is a great host
the location was great
the bothy is really close to the sea and a wonderful and unique prehistoric site
wonderful location and the accommodation was fantastic
good location for exploring the main sights of mainland
a really nice restoration in a quiet convenient location
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9. Simple and classy house by the forest

This house in Falkland is located just a few steps away from a forest. Standing majestically in white and red, the building is cosy and classic. Four people can stay conveniently, and the house comes with a bathroom. It has Wi-Fi for you to stay connected to the outer world. Apart from that, it is a few minutes away from Maspie Den, which offers a memorable experience of a hanging waterfall. There’s a fully equipped kitchen with wood stove, and firewood is provided. The house also has a private lawn with tables and chairs. And it is only minutes away from the nearest village. You also have access to the farm trail!

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Falkland, United Kingdom
139.51 km (86.7 mi) from Urquhart Castle
109 reviews  
Farm stay 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
brilliant wifi but everything else was brilliantly rustic and exactly what we wanted
a beautiful cozy cottage for romantic winter breaks
no tv (a bonus) but excellent wi-fi and strong 4g mobile signal
the cottage is comfortable with comfy beds and a great shower
the café and farm shop are lovely and we had breakfast there several times
bathroom was very clean and shower excellent
the bothy was clean well equipped and cosy
very cosy clean and comfy and perfect for a hideaway
the cottage itself is very clean and comfortable
the house itself was clean and tidy and comfortable and we recommend
judy was a lovely and attentive host
i was able to get all my groceries there and the staff was friendly and helpful
perfect for our retreat purpose perfect to host and dive into some inquiries
thank you to judy for being very accommodating from start to finish
judy was super helpful before our stay and throughout
great location and charming bothy
quiet but close enough to lovely cafe
wonderful charming place in a beautiful location with woodland walks and delicious organic food literally at the doorstep
great location and so cosy highly recommended
we also walked into falkland which is only 20 minutes away and had a lovely wander around
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10. Remote cottage on top of a hill

Located on a peak of a rocky hill, this cottage offers a magnificent view of the vast sea below, promising you a great experience of a farm stay vacation. Fitting two people, the cottage is a wing of the Spilt Rock Croft House and has its own entrance, dining room, and a fully functional kitchen. You also get access to a great seaside view from the comfort of your window! Its remote location provides a break away from all the city buzz. Free-ranging poultry is also found in the vicinity.

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Lochinver, Scotland, United Kingdom
109.4 km (68.0 mi) from Urquhart Castle
152 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is stylish and cosy with excellent wifi washing machine and dryer
sofa matress isn't comfortable but the twin room is nice
cozy cottage with lovely views in a great location
split rock croft was a stunning and incredibly comfortable place to stay in assynt
the apartment is modern and stylish with some of the best views we have had anywhere
very clean and a perfect host
rooms are clean and spacious and very very private
impeccable accommodation clean and modern with everything you might need
property clean and very well equipped definetely a lovely day
has everything you need it is clean cosy comfy and warm
helen is a wonderful host
helen was an excellent host
helen and graham are wonderful hosts
helen was a great host and is very welcoming
helen is so friendly
the location was amazing
the location is perfect
great location whatever the weather
great place in a great location
such a beautiful location in clachtoll with multiple beaches within walking distance
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Revel in the once-in-a-lifetime farm experience in Scotland

Scotland is an amazing place to experience and explore nature, be it the sea, mountains, fields, or even farms! Don’t miss the opportunity of a lifetime to visit the European nation and gain great memories of a splendid and satisfying holiday away from the city.

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