Self Catering Accommodation
Self catering accommodation includes a house, apartment or
cottage, normally let on a weekly basis.
This section includes guidance and criteria notes for quality
Guidance notes for
Self Catering Operators - size 1.87mb
Criteria for Self
Catering Operators - size 528kb
Self catering accommodation providers are also
required to implement at least 13 out of (up to) 38
sustainability actions which are reviewed to achieve the minimum
standards for Quality Assurance.
Actions for Self Catering Accommodation - size 244kb
A range of Welcome Schemes has been developed by
VisitScotland to complement our Quality Assurance Scheme.
VisitScotland's Welcome Schemes recognise the efforts of quality
assured businesses to cater for the needs of visitors with specific
interests. Assessment is based on the provision of facilities
and services and recognises efforts made by operators to provide
Welcome Scheme participation is now part of the
Quality Assurance Scheme at no additional cost. If you wish your
grading to include any of the specific Welcome Schemes you must
complete the application form and your advisor will check that you
meet the criteria at the time of their visit.
View the Welcome Scheme criteria documents and
A Digital Review is available free of charge to
businesses that are part of our Quality Assurance scheme. A Digital
Review is carried out by your VisitScotland Industry Relationship
Manager and provides an overview of your website and, where
possible, your website users with feedback about possible
improvements and changes.
Digital Review -