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

"Everything one could possible want to make such a memorable holiday. The ultimate in comfort, warmth, peace in this very well appointed and beautiful house. Already thinking about returning in 2020. Thank you very much! "

September 2019 , Kincraig House

"5 adults, a cat and a dog had the best time here. Great accommodation. Cooked superb meals in the fab kitchen every night. Sauna and hot tub first thing in the morning. Distilleries and Logie farm in the day. Leaves gently turning. Darts and log fire at night. Spectacular! "

October 2019, Foresters Lodge

"We keep coming back to our favourite place to stay in the Highlands. Blessed with beautiful views, four seasons in a day. Never fails to surpass our expectations. Walks from the doorstep, amazing. Thanks to Judith and team Handpicked! "

October 2019, Cairn Eilrig

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