A collection of luxury and unique self catering dog friendly holiday lodges, some with hot tubs, in and around Aviemore and the Cairngorms

The Lodges

From adventurous family summer holidays in the Cairngorms to luxurious ski accommodation in the winter season, these lodges offer something very special ​all year round.

Most of our lodges are dog friendly, child friendly and have wood-burning stoves. Some offer period features, others are airy and modern. Some are equipped with hot tub, sauna – or both – for a little luxury.

All our self-catering holiday homes are very different – which will become your favourite? Whether it is a cosy little retreat near the centre of Aviemore, or a large country lodge with views down to the river, we have a holiday home that you are sure to fall in love with. However, don't take our word for this please visit our Reviews Page!


Handpicked Lodges

Each Handpicked Lodge is unique and full of character. As our guests, you can enjoy them as a warm and welcoming home from home during your Highland holiday.

We provide you with a uniquely personal service from checking every lodge prior to each guest's arrival, to negotiating great deals for you with other local businesses.

The Cairngorms National Park is not just where we live, it is our passion, and as such we are more than happy to share our knowledge and recommendations with you before or during your stay.

We hope you have a truly wonderful holiday in our very special part of the world. We look forward to welcoming you to your handpicked lodge!

Latest Reviews

"Perfect place to celebrate retiring. So many good things, not sure where to begin. House, location, Lily (horse) in field, cycle tracks, hot tub, Landmark Adventure Park and a good selection of reading material in the toilet! Five Stars*****"

July 2019, Alltnacriche

"What a fabulous place to stay, everything we needed in the house and surrounding area. We have had a blast, even the dogs are worn out! Will definitely be using Handpicked Lodges again. Loved the welcome pack too! "

August 2019, Cairn Eilrig

"Another fantastic holiday at Foresters Lodge! And another amazing holiday in Nethy Bridge. Garden is perfect for all the family, old to young. Once again location is perfect and all the lovely walks and adventures are on our doorstep - especially the fairy doors in the woods!! Thanks again to all the team at Handpicked Lodges for sorting everything. Cant wait to be back! "

August 2019, Foresters Lodge

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