Camping in Scotland



Explore the rich history of Scotland and the beautiful views it has to offer

(Photo courtesy of Iain Duff)

About Scotland

Visitors come to Scotland from all over the world to enjoy the mountains, glens and magnificent beaches as well as its culture and history. Whether you're on a well-equipped family campsite by the coast, tucked away in a Highland campsite or wild camping on a remote island beach, camping in Scotland is unforgettable. We've got a selection of articles to inspire your next visit

  Where to go camping

Map of Scotland

Scotland Camping: Inspirations, guides and travel logs.

Camping Inspiration: West Highlands and Ben Nevis by train

What’s the best way to reach the north of Scotland for a camping or glamping trip with kids? Hanna Lindon hops aboard the iconic Caledonian Sleeper train. 

West Highlands and ben Nevis by train

Top 10 attractions of central Scotland

Central Scotland is an area where history comes alive and beautiful, wild countryside offers picturesque scenery for walkers. Take the motorhome, caravan or tent for a trip to where north meets south and you'll find plenty to explore

Top 10 attractions in Scotland

Great Campsites In Scotland

From glorious coastal pitches to peaceful lochside hideways, you’ll find an incredible variety of sites. They range from those with full facilities, including swimming pools, bars and restaurants down to tiny farm sites in remote glens, that can only be accessed along single-track roads.

Campsites in Scotland

Camping Inspiration: A taste of Scandinavian hygge in the heart of Scotland

In days gone by, Comrie and Crieff were historic meeting places due to their location in the heart of rural Perthshire. The region was a hub for business and agriculture, as well as socialising. And today the area is still renowned for adventures and get-togethers in the great outdoors.

Scandinavian hygge in Scotland

Camping Inspiration: Exploring Scotland's South West Coastal 300 Route

The South West Coastal 300 is a circular touring route around the southwest of Scotland, modelled on the hugely successful North Coast 500 in the Highlands.

Explore Scotland's south west coast

Camping Inspiration: A week in the Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands is not an area full of family-friendly attractions and theme parks but there’s plenty to see and do on a touring holiday here. Don’t miss the incredible landscapes of Glencoe and Ben Nevis. Or see if you can spot the evasive monster in the vast waters of Loch Ness.

A week in the Scotish Highlands

Great British Walks – Glen Tilt

You can follow in the footsteps of Queen Victoria on this historic walk that enjoys the variety of the glen, heading through the woods and then out to the open hillsides.

Walk at Glen Tilt

Don't forget to visit our North coast 500 page

The north coast 500 is a 516 mile circular route, complete with stunning views and offering a camping experience like no other

North coast 500