The ‘Wee Howf’ Stirlingshire is a secluded romantic getaway opening for the first time this year. It is quite simply unique, it is most definitely not one in a group Totally secluded with amazing views of the lochan and coutryside beyond, you are immersed in the environment but have a very special place to stay. This romantic cabin for two lets you experience camping with a difference. Fully insulated with a log burning stove and candle light – no there is no electricity, but you will be provided with everything you need to make this an amazing place to stay at any time of the year. www.craigheadhowf.co.uk
West Loch Shores self catering holiday lodges cater for everyone – it is the perfect retreat for couples but also a fabulous base for families. From here you can indulge in island hopping, exploring and, with kayaking and canoeing right on our doorstep (in season). Our self catering lodges range from standard to luxury. www.westlochshores.com
The Greenhouse Glenelg Kyle of Lochalsh skye Ferry
The Green House is an exquisitely designed hideaway for two, perched in a large highland garden, above The War Memorial at Glenelg. It has an amazing uninterrupted view over the sea to the Isle of Skye and is quite unique -
Harvest Moon’s luxury Treehouses and Safari Tents are uniquely situated by the magnificent beach on Lochhouses farm, which adjoins the John Muir Country Park, east of Edinburgh
Set in the heart of the spectacular Scottish Highlands, BCC Loch Ness Log Cabins offers sumptuous 5 star self catering accommodation close to world famous Loch Ness and within easy reach of a whole host of attractions, activities and amenities. www.bcclochnesslogcabins.co.uk
High Tide is a holiday hut situated on the shores of FleetBay in the Solway Firth. High Tide is a wood lined chalet which consists of a main room with windows on to the beach, two bedrooms, one with a double bed, one with 2 single beds. High Tide is the sort of place for those who want to just get away for a while. Walking, bird watching, reading, or just enjoying the view. It’s about being off line for a while. www.high-tide.co.uk
woodland camping with designated camp fires. 10 miles north of Edinburgh
Tents only, we can’t take motorhomes/caravans.
It’s camping but in pure luxury right in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Each of our four new eco-pods sleep two people in a small but perfectly formed space. Each of our pods has an en-suite wet room with WC, shower and wash hand basin. They also have tea and coffee making facilities and a small fridge. We have a large communal fire pit area where you can sit out or have a barbecue. www.aviemoreglamping.com
If you’re looking for the perfect location for a luxury camping holiday, the Hobbits have the answer. Set on top of a hill in the tranquillity of rural Aberdeenshire with dramatic cliff top scenery and stunning views over the Moray Firth, you can enjoy a luxurious camping break in the heart of nature.
The Shepherd’s Rest is an en suite shepherd’s hut. Unique on the West Highland Way, it offers underfloor heating, double glazing and an en suite hot shower and WC. We have tucked away all sorts of treats and surprises to help you relax and unwind during your stay. There are facilities for making hot drinks, a digital radio with iPod dock and some fantastic organic toiletries in the shower room. The rest, you will have to discover for yourself
Big Sky lodges Black Isle Invernesshire
Big Sky Lodges is a family run business which offers six warm and cosy log cabins in Scotland, each one unique with plenty of homely touches to make it a special place. Wood burning stoves, original art work, stylish furniture and walks in the woods next to the lodges. Whether you’re searching for a romantic break, a family week away, or just a chance to escape from it all, then hopefully you’ll find a lodge to suit you. www.bigskylodges.co.uk
The Bothy is situated in the heart of southwest Scotland on a small, family run working farm. Brockloch Bothy is a unique architect designed eco building which lies in a secluded spot beside a bluebell wood with views out over the Galloway hills. The Bothy has been cleverly designed to create a modern, stylish and cosy place to stay that will appeal to either couples enjoying a romantic break or families keen to explore this gorgeous part of the country. www.brockloch.co.uk
Cosy, quiet, bijou, intimate. Be at one with nature in these small-space retreats, providing high quality “me-time”. Off the beaten track, but with all facilities really close by.
Make friends with our two donkeys, Gilbert & George
Visit us for an excellent glamping & camping stay. Glamp in our heated Pods, Wigwams or Timber Tents – The relaxing and comfortable way to enjoy SW Scotland and the wonderful Dumfries and Galloway countryside.
Our comfortable camping accommodation sleep 2 to 10 people. Open all year allowing you to enjoy great outdoors in comfort & style.
Relax on an evening around your own campfire.
Beautiful, peaceful setting, great facilities next to Mountain Biking trails, with loads to see and do for all ages. www.gorsebank.com
Camping huts provide a refreshing alternative to camping or caravanning. Robust and versatile offering all season family accommodation for up to four adults. Fully insulated and double-glazed. The Camping huts have four mattresses each approximately 4″ thick which have a hard and a soft side for a good nights sleep, electric heating, lights and a socket outlet for your laptop or travel kettle.
All year round camping Pod accommodation situated amid the stunning backdrop of Glenshee, Blairgowrie, Perthshire Ecocamp supplies delicious locally sourced/organic home cooked breakfasts, packed lunches, frozen locally sourced burgers and sausages, freshly baked organic bread, scones, cakes, eggs, and jam! Our aim is to ensure you have a fantastic experience, share the magic of our special place and come back for more action packed fun around our fabulous forest trails, rivers, mountains, skiing and the Cateran Trail! http://www.ecocampglenshee.co.uk
A romantic forest retreat tucked away off the beaten track outside Nethy Bridge in the Cairngorms National Park. Truly ‘off grid’, feed the crackling stove with dry logs from the basket and discover how the pace of life can be slowed to the time it takes to boil a kettle. Woodman Hut number 2 is NOW OPEN ! Like a luxury hide, this unique 2-person lodge will offer wildlife photography opportunities and waterfowl viewing at all times of the year. Sleep to the sound of gurgling water and wind in the pine trees. www.lazyduck.co.uk/woodmans-hut/
The Bothy Badrallach (At one time it was the only 5 star bothy in Scotland)
“Perched on the Scoraig peninsula by the shores of a sea loch, Badrallach is one of Scotland’s remotest and most picturesque campsites. There is a small open field here and a handful of pitches artfully hidden away in the gorse where you can keep an eye out for red squirrels, pine martins, red deer and eagles. Mountain bikes, blokarts (beach karts with sails),kayaks and a Shetland sail boat are all for hire on site and there is a wonderful gas-lit bothy to hide in should the weather turn. Not that it ever does in Scotland.” www.badrallach.com
Mungos Den (once an old telephone exchange & post office) has been lovingly rescued & restored. It offers a stylish, eco friendly, organic holiday experience; full of luxurious & eclectic furnishings. It has a calm, restful atmosphere with an inspirational style & character full of original & vintage objects that speak of timeless quality. Entering Mungos Den you cannot help but be charmed by its magic. Come on into the Den & discover it for yourself… We would love to welcome you. http://mungosden.co.uk/cms/
Mabie House Hotel Dumfries Continental Camping Huts
now offer to rent on a daily or weekly rate 3 Continental Camping Huts – ‘Pods’ able to accommodate up to 12 people, which are sited in a secluded area next to the hotel and near the Mabie 7stanes trailhead.
Already a big hit with mountain bikers at other 7stanes venues and also as a low cost option for guests attending a Mabie House wedding the Continental Camping Huts at Mabie House Hotel offer comfortable budget accommodation with all the amenities of a 3 star country house hotel, bar and restaurant right next door! www.mabiehousehotel.co.uk/
Our two micro lodge Hobbit Houses are available for nightly hire, with a 2 night minimum at the weekend. They are a real fun alternative to a tent and especially good when the weather is less than you might wish for…
Camping Bods Shetland Nesbister Böd – Whiteness
The Böd of Nesbister is the only original fishing böd in the group. Situated on a low rocky peninsula in one of the most picturesque inlets in Shetland this böd can truly give you the feeling of being back in the days of the “haaf” fisherman since there is no electricity and the toilet is of the “bucket and bury” variety. The water washes almost up to the front door and in bad weather can sweep clean over the peninsula, effectively placing the böd on an island. Truly a location for the adventurous spirit.
Wigwams at Eshaness Shetland
Overlooking the shore of Braewick Bay,
We have 4 wigwams which are cosy log cabins and sleep up to 6 people. There is a kettle, fridge and heater in each wigwam. you will need to bring your own bedding, pillows, sleeping bags etc. Our wigwams have unbeatable views across the bay to the red rock cliffs and famous Drongs, needle stacks rising from the sea. http://www.eshaness.moonfruit.com/#/campingcaravaning/4542040621
The Yurt is a canvas framed circular structure based on a Mongolian design. It is erected on the North side of the island, in a beautiful secluded bay called Cairidh, which has a small beach and views to the islands of Rum and Canna. It has a wooden floor and a small wood-burning stove in the centre for heating and water, and a small gas stove (with 2 hobs and a grill) is provided for cooking. There is a composting toilet closeby, and shower/wash/toilet facilities are available at the Community Hall (small charge) in Port Mor (10 mins walk). There is also a toilet at The Craft Shop. The Yurt sleeps 3-5 people, and campbeds and pillows are provided. We also provide cooking equipment. Please bring your own sleeping bag/bedding, towels and provisions. http://www.isleofmuck.com
Our kata tents are the ultimate wild camping experience without the hardship. Go to sleep to the sound of the deer and owls outside, or (if you are lucky) the silence of snow falling. The katas are built on untreated larchwood platforms.
The Observatory The Observatory was built for astronomical purposes in 1906 to take advantage of the wide open skies and lack of light pollution. Now converted to a comfortable house in the country, it has uninterrupted views over Loch Faskally and the Grampian Mountains and is available for self catering accommodation. Over the years it has been used by dozens of playwrights, novelists and journalists as an inspirational place to work; by Scottish government ministers as a venue for discreet brainstorming meetings; by a prominent banker for a family ceilidh and by many many others who are bewitched by its big space, outstanding views and wooded surroundings. http://www.observatorypitlochry.com
We have the ever popular Microlodge with sleeps 4 comfortably and NEW for this season is the Octolodge which sleeps 6 and has a few more added extras. Each lodge is fitted with mattresses, mini fridge, kettle, microwave, T.V and heater. All you need to bring is your sleeping bag, pillow and eating and cooking utensils. www.noahsarkcaravanpark.co.uk/microlodges
Puck’s lodge is on the Lamont Lodges site between Loch Eck & the Holy Loch, 6 miles north of Dunoon in the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. We offer comfortable,dog friendly, self-catering holiday accommodation available for short, weekend or longer breaks. Our chalet is situated on the peaceful Lamont Lodges park on the edge of the Argyll forest in a beautiful part of the Scottish Highlands and with direct access to the magical Pucks Glen.
Features an American style Tipi , a Mongolian Yurt , a Woodland Bunkhouse , Woodland Campingand our famous Iron Age Roundhouse ideal for ‘Glamping’ in this picturesque corner of southern Scotland, – come and take a look around; you will find simply – something different! http://www.marthrownofmabie.com/folder-36-glamping-in-scotland
The Waterhouse and The Boathouse Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway
A unique, hand crafted eco-wooden hideaway, the Waterhouse Lodge (Kirkcudbright) nestles gently in an acre of densely planted cottage garden, heavily scented with roses, buddleia and honeysuckle. The Waterhouse lodge has become a wildlife sanctuary and the beautiful garden of this luxury retreat in Galloway is teaming with an abundance of bird species. Swallows nesting under the eves of The Waterhouse log cabin are commonly seen swooping across the water. http://www.waterhousekbt.co.uk/index.html
Microlodge Hobbits Blackwater Hostel
Mini/micro/mega lodge pods and campsite.
Adjacent to the Blackwater Hostel, all overlooking the river Leven except for mini lodges (2 & 4) which look onto campsite. There are 2 and 4 bed micro lodges:
Micro Lodges - at Sauchope Links Park
The Micro lodge is fully insulated and comfortably sleeps up to 4 people. campers kitchen consisting of coin operated electric hobs, micro wave oven, toaster and sink has been provided close by for your use during your stay with seated eating areas either inside or outside. http://www.largoleisure.co.uk/holiday-parks/sauchope-links-park/holidays/micro-lodges/
TEPEES Loch Tay
The Loch Tay Highland Lodges Tepees are perfect for backpacking groups, families and friendly get togethers. This is basic, low budget, value for money accommodation at its very best, and most unique! Each tepee has a different sleeping arrangement (either bunk beds or double beds). If you want to request a certain type of sleeping arrangement, you must let us know when you book. Either call us on 01567 820 323 or write in the ‘Comments’ section of the online booking form. If we do not receive a sleeping arrangement request, we will put you in any tepee that is available
The Beer Moth – Aviemore, Inverness-shire truck for 2 (you will also find a link here for a bothy and a yurt
The Studio Glenferness Estate nr Inverness Built in the 1890′s as a retreat for drawing and painting, the Studio is right on the edge of a steep slope above the River Findhorn. From just in front of the wooden porch there’s a path which zigs zags to the bottom – all completely natural with tall trees overhanging this most dramatic of Scottish rivers.The Studio, perfect just for two or as a retreat for one, is uniquely situated and so romantic that you would be in bliss here – the sound of the river below, a canopied double bed and nothing to disturb you…
The Green House, Glenelg, By Kyle of Lochalsh, Wester Ross
The Green House is an exquisitely designed hideaway for two, perched in a large highland garden, above The War Memorial at Glenelg. It has an amazing uninterrupted view over the sea to the Isle of Skye and is quite unique – just like the original Skye Ferry which still sails this ancient crossing, The Brochs, The Barracks, the famous War Memorial and Glenelg itself.
Self Catering Gypsy Wagons (Ballachulish to Oban road) midway between the village of Kentallen and Durror. Two genuine restored Gypsy Wagons, which will each sleep two adults and a young child. They are fully equipped with all that is required to camp in a gypsy waggon; bed linen, towels, cooking pots, cutlery, cups and plates, cooking irons and lamp. There is a separate timber shelter for cooking food with gas stoves, table and benches. But all the materials are also available at each wagon should you wish to cook traditionally over a wood fire.
There is also a new farm wc and shower room with constant hot water at the corner of the farm shed and a large stainless steel outside washing up facility with good running hot and cold water. http://www.lagnaha.co.uk
Burntisland Beach Huts the only beach huts I know of for rent in Scotland
With locations throughout the UK from wild and rugged Shetland to the sun kissed coast of Cornwall you will be truly spoilt for choice …
4 exclusive Armadillas set within the backdrop of the Great Glen and surrounded by world renowned nature in all its highland splendour this is the most glamorous adventure you may ever experience!
Kinloch Castle Hostel Isle of Rum
Hostel, Campsite , Bothy, Caravan, B&B
The Treehouse Suite Fernie Castle
The Tree House Appin
The Summerhouse at The Lodge on Loch Goil
The Treehouse at The Lodge on Loch Goil for the ultimate alternative dining experience.
Leannan Boat House exclusive to Forbes of Kingennie Lodges (had a night here last week, it is fabulous.)
If it’s the ultimate in peace and seclusion you crave, The Torridon Boat House with its own road and jetty is one of the most romantic locations in Scotland.
The Boat Shed, Loch Awe
This idyllic retreat is in the grounds of the early 19th-century baronial manor, Ardanaiseig Hotel
Stone, glass and timber combine to form this stylish boathouse. Inside, it offers a glossy kitchen and plasma television, king-sized beds and a wood-burning stove. Under-floor heating throughout adds a touch of luxury
Dundas Castle, Edinburgh
Located in the grounds of Dundas Castle, amid acres of leafy parkland, this traditional boathouse exudes a sense of solitude – despite being only eight miles from Edinburgh
Boathouse Chalet, Connel
Loch Etive is the setting for this sleek, spacious wooden cabin which has an open-plan living space, lawned garden and large outdoor terrace. Inside it’s light and airy, with subtle nautical touches (miniature sail boats on the walls, splashes of aquamarine in the furnishings). The coastal port of Oban – gateway to the western isles – is just 10 minutes away, while the Grampians and Ben Nevis are a 40-minute flit by car.
Hideaway in angus
The British Mountaineering Club http://www.thebmc.co.uk/Pages.aspx?page=95
Dundee University Rucksack Club http://www.durc.org.uk/durcsite/meets/huts.php
Coruisk Memorial Hut http://www.glasgowjmcs.org.uk/coruisk.php
An up marked bothy that sleeps 9 -12, great value http://www.badrallach.com/stay/bothy.htm