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Summer Savings Made Easy By Cottages & Castles With Discounted Dream Destinations

Thanks to Cottages & Castles, the country's leading holiday letting agency, a dream destination holiday in the Scottish countryside could become a reality for you, with many of their stunning self-catering properties available at discounted prices for the remainder of the summer.

Carol Gall of Cottages & Castles said: "We are delighted to be offering potential holiday makers the chance to experience Scotland's stunning scenery at affordable prices. We have properties to suit all tastes and budgets, whether you want to spend summer overlooking one of Scotland's famous lochs or experiencing some of our famous heritage and visitor attractions.

"With many historical towns, famous mountain ranges and national parks, an abundance of outdoor sporting pursuits and bustling cities offering some of the best nightlife around, Scotland really is an excellent holiday destination."

Visit www.cottages-and-castles.co.uk for full details (terms and conditions apply) on all properties available and to receive your summer discount.

The available properties offering some excellent discounts range from cosy cottages by the sea to grand country houses, including:

Rowan Cottage, Finnich Cottages, Near Drymen (Sleeps 3)
Available from 325 per week and now offering 10% discount on all remaining 2011 weeks.
Rowan is a charming one bedroom cottage offering luxury accommodation. It is set within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park on this wonderful private estate combined with breathtaking views across the fields to Ben Lomond and the mountains and loch beyond. There are numerous outdoor activities on your doorstep and easy access to good shops and restaurants. With access to over 200 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens in addition to an outdoor tennis court Rowan Cottage offers a great base to explore the beautiful Loch Lomond scenery.

Newton House, Upper Villa Dunoon (sleeps 6)
Available from 280 per week and now offering a 100 saving on all weekly rent for 2011.
Newton House sits nestled on the hillside in the pretty coastal village of Innellan on the east shore of the Cowal peninsula.  This newly refurbished upper villa has wonderful uninterrupted sea views and offers an excellent base for family or friends to explore this spectacular west coast location and its beautiful surrounding countryside. Whilst offering seclusion, this attractive villa is conveniently located within close walking distance of the village centre and only four miles from the town of Dunoon.  The large surrounding garden provides a perfect haven where children can play, along with a raised terrace creating a perfect spot for evening drinks and summer time barbeques while enjoying the views over the ever-changing scene of the Clyde and surrounding coastline.

Corrydon Lodge Glenshee (sleeps 10)
Available from 595 per week and now offering 20% off all bookings until 4th September 2011.
Originally built as a shooting lodge in the Glenshee foothills of the Grampian Mountains, Corrydon Lodge retains its original charm and grace. It is beautifully furnished with tasteful decor and provides holiday accommodation of the highest standard. Located on the banks of the Shee Water and situated in one and a half acres of delightful ground, this is the perfect holiday house to enjoy the surrounding Perthshire countryside.  With wildlife on the doorstep outdoor enthusiast will love this property with hill walkers able to bag a few Munros nearby.

Balinakill Country House - Clachan, near Tarbert (sleeps 24)
Available from 2995 per week and now offering 10% discount on all dates until the end of August 2011. Set amidst the magical hills of the Kintyre Peninsula and within close walking distance of a beautiful, secluded sandy beach, this impressive Baronial country house is a wonderful gathering place for a large group of friends and friends. The house is full of period charm with the Victorian dining room wonderful for long atmospheric dinners. The second larger dining room overlooking the magnificent garden where light floods in from the two double height French doors that open out onto a sunny terrace ideal for summertime drinks or barbeques. Enjoying the effects of the Gulf Stream, this beautiful and inspiring area is ideal for all outdoor enthusiasts, with miles of romantic, unspoilt Atlantic shoreline and deserted beaches to explore, endless wildlife to spot and many beautifully scenic walks to enjoy including the newly established Kintyre Way.

Cottages & Castles' sophisticated online service makes is easy for users to find their ideal accommodation and holiday destination by splitting Scotland into distinct regions with suggestions for local activities, attractions, eating out and events in the area. So booking that all important summer holiday in Scotland, now at some fantastic discounted prices, couldn't be easier, just visit www.cottages-and-castles.co.uk.