Top 10 Places To Visit In Scotland In a Campervan

Top 10 Places To Visit In Scotland In a Campervan

1. Jedburgh to Lauder
Located around the Scottish borders, this shrine of unimaginable scenery and trails will make for a perfect day of exploring. With Jedburgh being just an hour’s drive from Edinburgh, it makes it an easily accessible trip with attractions such as the 12th century Augustinian Abbey awaiting you after the drive.

2. Isle of Skye
Travelling round the Isle of Skye by campervan will leave you with hundreds of possibilities. Take your route and off you go! Finish by the shores of Loch Greshornish and gaze over the glistening water and hills, with boat trips and arts and craft galleries to keep you occupied when you get there.

3. Glencoe to Fort William
From the most famous and scenic glen in Scotland to the tallest mountain in the UK, this road trip is not one to miss. If you’re feeling adventurous, conquer the mountain which has an average of an 8 hour ascent. If not (and we completely understand if that doesn’t tickle your fancy), you can explore the surrounding town and find traditional pubs, local cafes and restaurants.

4. Blair Atholl
Blair Castle is the perfect place to have a pit stop. Set up camp here and enjoy the outdoor pursuits and Atholl Estates; with plenty of outdoor adventure sports to choose from you won’t find yourself bored here.

5. Loch Ness
Despite its popularity, Loch Ness’s unspoilt scenery is the perfect place to spend a day. Its eco-friendly shores, which are often used by the kayakers, are surrounded by pine trees and cycling trails. Ideal location to either relax around your campervan or take to the trails and water.

6. Assynt to Sutherland
This particular road trip displays only the best landscapes that Scotland has to offer. Driving into the heart of Sutherland country, you can fish  an endless number of trout-teeming lochs and stop in the beautiful village of Scourie. Here you can park overlooking the bay and witness some scenic sunrises and sunsets.

7. Glasgow to Machrihanish
Glasgow is probably the most well-known location in Scotland. Explore the vibrant and energetic city, admiring the Victorian architecture and Scottish history, moving on to Machrihanish. The route to The Kintyre peninsula is almost as beautiful as the destination itself. You can pitch up at the secluded location Machrihanish Holiday Park which overlooks the Machrihanish Dunes golf course (so be wise and bring your clubs) as well as offering you free Wi-Fi and home comforts.

8. Scone Palace
This breath-taking estate is not only where the Stone of Destiny resides, but includes a nature orientated camping and caravan club; deer, buzzards, ospreys and owls have been spotted here!

9. Edinburgh to St Andrews
Experience the hub of true excitement that is Edinburgh; with events such as ‘battle of the bands’ and excellent shopping facilities and restaurants at your disposal, you will find that Edinburgh is a joy to explore. After falling in love with Edinburgh, drive across the Forth Road Bridge to Fife and look left and right to see the world famous Forth bridge and Queensferry Crossing. With many beautiful fishing villages along the way, you can extend your trip at your own leisure.

10. Rest and Be Thankful
Pull in the pass and admire the natural splendour before you. Stretch your legs, have a bite to eat, and do exactly what it says in the title! If you wish to stay in this area for the night, Scottish Forestry Commission’s Honeymoon Bridge Car Park has limited spots for campervans and large vehicles.

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