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Why not go on a camping adventure in the Highlands?

Go camping near Loch Ness - Here is a nice view from Loch Ness. Do you see the monster?
Here is a nice view from Loch Ness. Do you see the monster?

Many of us have already heard of the famous Highlands region in Scotland. So go camping in the Highlands to discover the rich Scottish heritage which reflects a typical and traditional image of Scotland.

Discover wild landscapes all as beautiful as each other.

Visitors who go camping in The Highlands are often delighted by the variety of their experiences. You can see stunning mountain ranges, lochs bordered by greenery, historical castles filled with stories and of course, thousands of sheep.

The views from the different roads across this region will only amaze you, as you journey whilst camping in the Highlands.

Things to do whilst camping in the Highlands

The famous Glencoe, the Loch Ness monster, Inverness and its castle, the famous Eilean Donan Castle and the island of Skye; all these mythical places of the Highlands are unmissable if you go to the region.

It is one of the regions which shelters the most beautiful castles of the world! These places represent the history of this region as well as Scotland.

Why visit the Highlands?

The Highlands is particularly famous for the wonderful landscapes it offers but not only.

Indeed, the hospitality of the people who live there and the welcome they reserve is particularly appreciated by tourists.

What's in the Highlands?

The Highlands are also renowned for their culinary talent. Indeed, it is not difficult to find small typical places and offering traditional Scottish dishes that will conquer your taste buds.

Want to wake up in the morning with a splendid view? You may prefer a sea view or to be in the middle of the mountains or at the edge of a peaceful lake. In this region everything is possible.

Here are some camping and caravan parks in the Highlands that might interest you:

  • The Glen Nevis Caravan & Camping Park, (Fort William, the Highlands)
    This park offers more than splendid view of Ben Nevis. This warm hospitality campsite is located not far from Fort William, a small village with typical pubs and great walks around the lakes.

  • Invercoe Caravan and Camping Park (Glencoe, the Highlands)
    Wake up to incredible views of the famous Glencoe Mountains. This park is ideal for nature lovers wishing to enjoy long walks in the Highlands or a tour around the famous Loch Leven.

  • What's better than a sea view? Sands Caravan and Camping Park (Gairloch, Highlands)
    Be blown away with a dream view directly on the west coast of Scotland. Is that not enough? This campsite also offers a magnificent view of the famous Isle of Skye.

  • How about a view of the mountains and the sea? North Coast Touring Park and Glamping Pods (Sutherland, Highlands)
    Enjoy two magnificent views in one. So why only enjoy the countryside or only the sea when you can have both?

Your recommendations for visiting the Highlands

We asked our readers for recommendations on where to visit while visiting the Highlands. Here's what you said:

"I love the walking routes around Craig Phadrig's hill fort near Inverness. This impressive ancient site was built in the Iron Age and makes for quite an ending to the walks, which take no longer than an hour. There are a number of other walks in the area too, it's a great spot for hiking."  Andrew, Inverness local.

"I wouldn't miss a trip to visit the Queens View when you go camping in Perthshire. This area is the Gateway to the Highlands, and has outstanding views across the loch, with some great walking opportunities in the local area. And when you're done, take a trip to the quaint village of Pitlochry for one of their outstanding afternoon teas." Kelly, Bookster

"I'd definitely recommend a trip to one of the Megalithic sites dotted around the highlands such as Clava Cairns near Inverness. These are fascinating places to visit and a glimpse into life 4000 years ago." Alexander, Experienced Tours

"Anytime I think of the Highlands, Glen Affric springs to mind. From the bare mountains of Kintal, to the beautiful Loch Affric. The scenery of this picturesque Glen makes it the finest spot for walkers of all ages. Truly a memorable experience!" Davide, Escape by Campervan

Do you have favourite places to visit in the Highlands? Let us know so we can include them here.

Try camping near Urquhart Castle in the Highlands - Urquhart Castle next to the loch.
Urquhart Castle next to the loch.

Now that you know more about the Highlands, why not go on an adventure and discover this beautiful region and all the landscapes it offers?

Try camping near the Three Sisters of Bidean nam Bian - The Three Sisters of Bidean nam Bian (Glencoe).
The Three Sisters of Bidean nam Bian (Glencoe).

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