Where is best camping in Scotland?
For the adventurous, and those willing to tolerate some unpredictable weather, the rewards are plenty.
- Kilmory Bay, Isle of Rùm.
- The Lost Valley, Glencoe.
- Glen Nevis, Lochaber.
- Vatersay, Outer Hebrides.
- Glen Sannox, Isle of Arran.
- Glenfeshie, Cairngorms.
- Loch Assynt, Sutherland.
- Quiraing, Isle of Skye.
Can you just camp anywhere in Scotland?
The short answer is yes: wild camping is legal in Scotland. It is the only country in the UK where there remains a general rule in favour of wild camping. England, Wales and Northern Ireland all have laws to restrict camping – unless you seek the landowner’s permission first.
Can you wild camp in Glen Nevis?
Re: Wild camping Glencoe/Glen Nevis Camping is banned in Glen Coe. Glen Nevis is fine, although in the lower glen you’ll find a lot of ‘no camping’ signs. Both are so popular, obviously go with the ‘leave no trace’ and all that. Upper Glen Nevis, beyond the road end is very, very nice.
Can you wild camp near Ben Nevis?
Luckily, there are several excellent options for camping near Ben Nevis. From holiday and caravan parks, to excellent wild camping options, you’re sure to find the perfect place for your tent or caravan.
Can you wild camp on the West Highland Way?
Is wild camping allowed on the Way? Under the Scottish Outdoor Access Code, wild camping is permitted. This type of camping is lightweight, done in small numbers and only for two or three nights in any one place.
Can you pitch a tent on Ben Nevis?
Located at the foot of Ben Nevis, Glen Nevis campsite is a great place to pitch up for your trudge up the UK’s tallest mountain. It’s true that it’s not cheap. We paid an extra £10 “Administration charge” to reserve a pitch on the Bank holiday weekend.
Can you wild camp near Fort William?
Achriabhach or Nevis forest – Is it legal to wild camp here? Near to Fort William is not a wild area, so you would not be wild camping, you would be near a road, behind someone’s house or on someone’s farmland.
Are there any campsites in south west Scotland?
See the sights from any of these campsites in South West Scotland. A pet friendly campsite, open all year and situated directly on the West Highland Way, within reach of Glasgow. A 5-star family park with touring pitches, beach access and top facilities – a bar, pool, bistro, gym and more!
Where to Go Glamping in north west Scotland?
These campsites in North West Scotland aren’t far from the action. En-suite glamping pods in the popular Highlands town of Aviemore, within the beautiful Cairngorms National Park. Stylish en-suite pod cabins by Loch Ness, in reach of great Highland countryside and Urquhart Castle. Camping without the toil and trouble!
Why choose South Scotland for your next camping holiday?
South Scotland is filled with bustling cities, stunning coastline and lush greenery. Choose any of these campsites in South Scotland and hit the waves at Coldingham Bay, explore the incredible landscape at Galloway Forest Park, or pitch up closer to the capital and soak up its culture.
Where can I camp in the Scottish Highlands?
Culzean Castle Camping and Caravanning Club Site Maybole, Ayrshire and Arran Culzean Club Site is situated in the grounds of a castle, that stands dramatically on a cliff. Drumroamin Farm Caravan and Camping Site Kirkinner, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway A family run site with views of Wigtown Bay, set close to the Scottish coastline.