10 Best Log Cabins In Inverness, Scotland - Updated 2023

Natália Cagnani
Natália Cagnani 

When it comes to monster myths and ancient mysteries, Inverness is one of the best destinations to find a little bit of each. In Gaelic, Inverness stands for “mouth of the River Ness”. River Ness is where the legendary Loch Ness flows, famous for its monster myths. The Highland area also offers an intense experience through Scottish culture, traditions, and history, besides breathtaking scenery and ancient castles. Whether you’re looking for landscapes that seem untouched by time or a unique experience to make the most of your vacation, the city has it all. Enjoy your next Scottish holiday in the best log cabins in Inverness, UK, listed below.

1. Cozy weekend getaway from the city (from USD 95)

Found 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) from downtown Inverness, this cabin is perfect for a weekend getaway. Culloden Battlefield, where you can learn more about the battle of Culloden, which took place in 1746, is only 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) away. With wood walls and a cozy environment, you’ll find a lovely deck in the cabin to enjoy both morning and afternoon sunshine while relaxing. There is also a compact kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a hot tub with a TV close for entertainment. However, you can always bring your own entertainment with some wine or champagne to relax.

Log Cabin In The City with Hot Tub
Inverness , Scotland, United Kingdom
500 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the hot tub with tv completed a very enjoyable stay
the beds were really comfy would definitely come back
had everything we needed including a tv for the hot tub would definitely recommend and stay again
the lodge was spacious comfortable and everything was to a high standard
it was also nice and warm with everything you need inside to have a comfortable / enjoyable stay
very clean and tidy
spotlessly clean with lots of extra little touches
clean little place great to just get out and relax
everything was very clean and we enjoyed the hot tub too
great little cabin very clean and great hot tub
kirsty was a lovely host
amazing hosts highly recommended
kirsty is a great host
fantastic host and very happy with everything
very family friendly and cosy home from home
good location only 15 minutes from the city centre
the location was lovely and private
brilliant little cabin really close to inverness and loch ness by car
great accommodation in a lovely comfortable log cabin - quiet but close to the town
loves this lodge was really easy to find at a great location
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2. Luxurious dog-friendly cabin

If you want to stay close to town, this luxurious cabin is only a 15-minute drive from Inverness in the countryside. It’s fully insulated with underfloor heating - to keep you warm whenever you visit the area - and high-class hotel amenities. As soon as you arrive, a welcome basket - bread, milk, fresh eggs, homemade jams, cereal, and a selection of coffee, tea, hot chocolate - will be waiting for you. There is a private balcony with stunning views of the valley and an enclosed garden to receive your four-legged friend.

Eilean Aigas Cabin. luxurious, dog friendly cabin.
Kiltarlity, Scotland, United Kingdom
114 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfortable and warm with an incredible view
lovely additions such as heated blanket on the bed heated towel rail
everything you could need in stylish and comfortable accommodation with a fabulous view
the cabin itself was comfortable and had everything we needed
it was very clean and warm
everything was immaculately clean
it was immaculately clean
cabin was spotlessly clean such a cosy stay
the cabin is very clean and cozy
hosts were lovely and helpful
nina is a great host in every way
caterina greeted us on arrival and was a lovely approachable host for our stay
catrina was an excellent host
nina and mark are great hosts
excellent cabin in beautiful location
fabulous location - very peaceful and quiet with beautiful scenery right at the doorstep
amazing location cabin was immaculate and very nicely decorated
a beautiful luxurious cabin in a stunning location
amazing location for exploring the highlands close to loch ness and glen affric couldn’t have asked for more
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3. Eco-friendly retreat

If you’re looking for a more sustainable experience during your trip, an eco-friendly place might be a great option to fulfill it. This retreat is on 3 acres (1.2 hectares) of land with a large pond, in Drumnadrochit, which is set on the shores of Loch Ness, and at the head of Urquhart Bay. The bathroom has a shower, sink, and toilet based on sustainable choices. Moreover, both the shampoo and the soap offered as a courtesy are eco-friendly. From the deck, you can enjoy the peacefulness and watch a variety of birds, red squirrels, badgers, and other animals.

Squirrels Leap
Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
131 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin itself is well equipped with stove hob microwave wood burning stove comfortable couch and chair etc
wonderful cabin outside of loch ness with a fireplace and kitchen etc
had a small problem with the shower but brian fixed it right away would definitely stay here again
the cabin itself is well equipped inclusive of fireplace and a good shower
clean quiet warm and cosy base for hiking in the area
fantastic clean cabin with a superb host
eg eco friendly shower gel basic foods all cooking essentials towels clean bedding
brilliant accommodation clean and functional and as comfortable as your own home
seeing red squirrels and badgers was incredible the cabin is well equipped warm and was very clean
very nice and helpful hosts
m our hosts made us feel really welcome and sent clear instructions to find the accommodation
a cozy cabin at the end of a steep country road beautiful & peaceful setting very attentive host
brian was an excellent host who made us feel very welcome
brian was a great host - super welcoming
very good location for accessing many places of interest to visit
fabulous cabin in an amazing location
beautiful cabin in excellent location
brian's cabin is in a super quiet location up from the village of drumnadrochit and loch ness
up in the hills great location to expose loch ness area
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4. Tiny cabin within walking distance of Beauly (from USD 84)

At the entrance of Beauly, there is a cute little cabin, perfect for couples and small families. It takes a short walk (less than 10 minutes) to get to Beauly Square, where you will find coffee shops, restaurants, and the historic ruins of Beauly Priory. It’s close to the road yet private and secluded. In the cottage, there is a compact kitchen and dining area. Outside, you can take a seat and spend hours watching the lovely views over the fields and hills around.

The Wee Fraser Cabin - a Room with a View.
Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
185 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin is brilliantly compact comfortable and has lovely views
great pod on the outskirts of beauly easily walked in nice cafes nearby for breakfast
the bed is comfy and the views are lovely and ideal for some distant train spotting
a lot of nice details made it a very comfortable place to stay
we had a great 2 night stay everything was perfect and the cabin very comfortable
very clean as well
it was very clean and quiet
very clean and well thought out space
the place was very very clean and cosy
very clean and tidy with nice little touches
nicole is a super host
nicole is also a very nice host and was very supportive
nicole was a great host helpful friendly and quick to reply
lovely host with brilliant communication
nicole was a fantastic host couldn't fault her
great location 5 mins walking distance to beauly
the location is perfect
great location within walking distance of beauly shops
lovely place close to a beautiful village
perfect location for starting your north coast 500 trip
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5. Charming peaceful cabin (from USD 119)

This charming cabin is the perfect home base to enjoy outdoor activities - hiking, cycling, or fishing - while taking some time to relax and put your feet up after exploring the area. In a rural location, many attractions are easy to get to, like Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness (14 miles or 22.5 kilometers), Glen Cannich (18 miles or 28.9 kilometers), Dunrobin Castle (52 miles or 83.6 kilometers), and Eilean Donan Castle 68 miles or 109.4 kilometers). The cabin is as cute as a dollhouse and it also offers views of the sunrise and sunset.

Glebe Cabin
Inverness-shire , Scotland, United Kingdom
240 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our four-year-old loved the ‘attic’ room
the cottage is new and really comfortable and well set up
would definitely recommend the place for a warm and comfortable stay
the cabin is very well equipped including a fully equipped kitchen
the cabin is spacious clean and well provided (even a usb charger)
the cabin is immaculate spotlessly clean and feels brand new
everything was sparkling clean and communication with her was easy and quick
the cabin was super clean and very well organised
the place is crystal clean
very clean everything you needed and more was available
martin and emma are great and generous hosts
emma and martin we such wonderful hosts and so kind and helpful
the hosts emma and martin were friendly and helpful
the hosts were super friendly provided us with a bottle wine and fresh eggs
emma is a very welcoming host
brilliant location for exploring
great location super little place to stay
close to lots of attractions
very close to glen affric and to many other attractions
we had a great time in the wooden cabin close to beauly
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6. Lovely lodge in the hills above Loch Ness (from USD 199)

If you’re willing for a chance to stay close to the mystic Loch Ness, where legends about a monster are passed from generation to generation, take a look at this lovely lodge. Set within 11 acres (4.4 hectares) of land, it’s in the hills above Loch Ness. So, bring your car before exploring! The village of Drumnadrochit is only 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) away with some boat trips nearby to explore Loch Ness’ mysterious waters, while Inverness is 17 miles (27.3 kilometers). Pets are welcome to explore the surroundings with you.

Rosemoor Cabin at Ancarraig Lodges, Loch Ness
Bunloit, Inverness, United Kingdom
115 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
modern kitchen & amenities in what felt like a rustic cottage
it was nice and cosy with additional heaters for the bedrooms
great spot perfect kitchen and had everything we needed
the living area was cozy and inviting with an adorable wood burning stove
the wood fireplace was wonderful great shower comfortable beds
communication was speedy and the lodge was very clean
very clean all as described
it was clean modern and cosy
the house also clean and comfortable
the place is clean and just as described
wonderful surrounding a wonderful staff/management
very helpful hosts and an easy check in process
the host is helpful organised and well informed
rose and james amazing hosts x
we didn't see the hosts this time but if we ever come back we will definitely stay again
great location very quiet
great location near scenic loch ness
great modern place in a great location
rose and james's place is in the perfect location
the location is stunning and absolutely peaceful
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7. Spacious cabin overlooking the River Spey (from USD 210)

For families and friends, a spacious place is a must to make the trip comfortable for everyone. This cabin accommodates six people in three bedrooms, and it is set in an area full of outdoor activities within the Cairngorms National Park. Right on the River Spey, including fabulous views from the deck, it’s a great place to relax after hiking, mountain biking, golfing, water rafting, or fishing. Also, it only takes a few minutes to walk to the town of Aviemore.

Cabin on banks of river spey,Aviemore
Highland Council, Scotland, United Kingdom
23 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
quiet clean and a lot more sapce than you might think
excellent hosts who replied very quickly to any questions
we were comfortable and our hosts were pleasant and very helpful
great location really good for accessing the cairngorms and close to avimore and a great local pub
great location great lodge wonderful stay highly recommended
it is a few minutes walk from the town and there is easy access to many superb walks
a great place to stay in aviemore on the river and close to town
fantastic location so close to bike trails/ footpaths in the forest and short walk into aviemore
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8. Quiet caravan with views of the Beauly Firth (from USD 84)

Surrounded by trees and a river, this caravan is a peaceful retreat in Coulmore Bay Caravan Park. It’s about five miles (eight kilometers) from Inverness and half an hour away from Loch Ness. Outside, there is a seating area with a cute green fence around. From here, you can watch stunning views overlooking the Beauly Firth while enjoying delicious meals with family and friends. In the surroundings, there is a soccer field, swings, and a playground for kids.

Self Catered caravan overlooking the Beauly Firth
North Kessock, Scotland, United Kingdom
27 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
a perfectly clean caravan with everything you need
the hosts were great and very welcoming
very comfortable caravan and lovely host who was very responsive and friendly
the perfect host warm welcome who answers quickly and efficiently if you need anything
bella was really welcoming and friendly
if you want peace and quiet then this is ideal
great location with cracking views
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9. Unique luxury cabin (from USD 113)

What about a one-of-a-kind experience in Scottish lands? This igloo-style cabin has a unique design and it is set in an idyllic area of Inverness. The city center is within a short distance, yet the location is quiet. A huge plus of this place is the continental breakfast included during your stay, so you can start your days full of energy. Before booking, you can even indicate if there are any specific dietary restrictions. Inside, there is a king-size bed, a cozy electric fireplace, and a spacious bathroom.

Unique luxury cabin 2
Highland Council, Scotland, United Kingdom
137 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
super clean and such a comfy bed
would definetly recommend the place was very clean and super comfy
the place was spotlessly clean and had everything you could possibly need for your stay
so cosy and so so clean
lovely hut which felt really clean and fresh with lots of nice little touches
lucy was a great host with some great touches such as the breakfast
the hosts left us some extra provisions and some other personal touches which made the stay extra special
the location is great plenty close by but still private and peaceful
location less than £10 in taxi to inverness great location for so many local attractions
great cabin great location handy for inverness and the surrounding area and beyond
it’s a great place to escape to enjoy a few days away
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10. Garden cabin close to Inverness downtown (from USD 96)

Conveniently located in a quiet area and a short 15-minute walk to the city center, this garden cabin offers a cozy environment for your days away from home. Many attractions are nearby, including shops and eateries, which makes this place a hot spot for a weekend getaway. There is a well-equipped kitchen with coffee, tea, milk, and some other amenities to make your stay comfortable while enjoying the surroundings of Inverness.

Casa Mac Cabin
Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
159 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
can be quite chilly but well equipped with heater and thick blankets
the night was very comfortable
everything was clean and we were warm enough
it was very clean and had everything you need
it was sparkling clean and the bed was incredibly comfortable
anne’s adorable cabin was sparking clean and had everything we needed
it was comfortable stylish and spotlessly clean
lovely cabin and very nice host
very responsive host quick to answer any questions
great value for money and lovely hosts
anne was a very welcoming host
anne was very accommodating provided us with a lovely place to stay
great location and lovely spot
great and unique airbnb at walking distance from the city center
the location was wonderful as well
the location and privacy are fantastic
great location and only five minutes drive from the centre of inverness
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Discover all the mysteries around Inverness

From picturesque towns, striking castles, and medieval ruins to a boat trip around the mystic Loch Ness, Inverness is one of the most beautiful places to visit. Based here, you’ll have the city’s attractions and all the Scottish wilderness at your disposal. Enjoy the best log cabins in Inverness, UK, while solving some local mysteries!

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