GLAMPING IN THE HIGHLANDS SCOTLAND in Lodges, Pods, Wigwams, Yurts, and much more
Best glamping pods / microlodges accommodation in Kinlochleven on West Highland Way near Glencoe just 20 miles from Fort William & Ben Nevis. Adjacent to the Blackwater Hostel, all overlooking the river Leven except for two of the 2 bedded mini lodges which look onto the campsite. Pods available in varying sizes from 2 bedded mini lodges up to 4 bedded mega lodges:
These beautifully designed high-spec units are a great option for couples or two people travelling together as they can be setup with a double or two single beds. They are situated on Deer Park camping field close to the facilities building. For families we can arrange two units next to each other.
Underfloor thermostat controlled heating. Drying cupboard. Sink and cold water tap.Electric kettle. Double-glazed windows. Fantastic mountain views. Facility building with toilet, shower and laundry nearby. Short walk from shop and restaurant/bar.
This 6m diameter handcrafted Mongolian Yurt is off-grid and the only glamping style accommodation on the Island. A central wood burning stove will ensure a cozy stay even if the weather takes a turn. A dinner table, chairs and 2 traditional Mongolian chests complete the furniture. Guests will have access to all crockery, cutlery, pots/pans and glasses. A small gas stove is available to supplement the large BBQ grill for cooking outside. We provide a small supply of logs for the wood burning stove. Separate to the Yurt is a newly refurbished toilet and shower facility and a large outdoor stainless steel sink unit for washing up. All linen, bedding and towels are provided though a discount of £10/night can be applied to those happy to bring their own. Guests have access to the whole garden and any eggs our small flock of chickens can provide.
If you are looking for somewhere unusual to stay on The Isle of Skye, then choose ‘Boris’ the Military Pod! On the outside he’s some serious military hardware but on the inside he has been converted into a very well-equipped, cozy and comfortable self-catering unit! Situated in Kylerhea in the South East of Skye, a tranquil area of outstanding natural beauty, this is the perfect base for exploring both Skye and the mainland.
The Cuilin Mountains and the Old Man Of Storr are easy to reach and Eilean Donan Castle and the stunning mountains of Torridon aren’t far away. Staying in Boris could be the most comfortable adventure you will ever have!
The Little Abodes are a luxurious fully equipped way to glamp set in wonderful croft land! Most people like the thought of camping but feel so reliant on the weather. Seasons are extended and wash out weekends are eliminated! Living in the landscape… all without sacrificing even an ounce of comfort.Glamping at The Little Abodes is a way to connect with nature without having to rough it.
Nestled privately amongst trees, a bespoke one bedroom micro house, in the beautiful coastal hamlet of Inverkirkaig near Lochinver. With walking, kayaking & fishing right on the doorstep, Lazy Bed Cabin is perfectly placed for exploring this area of the NW Highlands.
Our vintage rail carriage makes a fun and romantic alternative to a hotel or guest house. Packed full of character and charm, it will enchant anyone looking for a private, relaxing retreat in the unspoiled Aberdeenshire countryside. Feed the crackling stove with logs from the basket, fall into a sumptuous double bed after a day spent roaming, let the candles flicker and this modest space will work its gentle magic.
Wigwams and Sheiling lodges based in a great setting close the the Morayshire coast with a great choice of activities available. Wigwams offer the ideal four season camping holiday or short break for groups, families and couples. Sit under the stars, light a campfire, and then sleep in a cosy heated wigwam! Wigwams are sturdy, wooden camping cabins that are comfortably equipped with foam mattresses and electricity (on meter £1/£2) for light, heating and electrical equipment. We will supply a fridge and a kettle for your use. Fire pits and wood can be ordered from Reception (please book before 4:30pm on the day they are required). The ‘Bothy’ provides a fully equipped kitchen and dining area for wigwam customers to share and shower and toilet facilities are provided on site in close proximity to the accommodation.
Lochside Log Cabin is a Finnish logcabin built in the traditional style to the highest standard using the finest Douglas Fir, its construction is such that it is warm in winter and cool in summer making it the ideal place to stay at any time of year. Situated in its own grounds overlooking a small trout loch, the cabin offers a haven of peace and tranquility in a natural setting of ancient Scots Pine and Birch woodland. Lochside Log Cabin has Total Control heating in all rooms a fitted kitchen with fridge, cooker, microwave and utensils. The living room, Kitchen dining room area is of open plan design, a large window in the living room overlooks A stocked trout loch. The Cabin sleeps five to six people it has one double room, one twin room, and one single room. All bed linen and towels are supplied.
Escape the stress of city living and take time to unwind in a period wooden chalet on a private estate in the wilderness of the Scottish Highlands. The house was built to a Norwegian design in the 1890’s and retains all its period features whilst having modern comforts. The River Findhorn, arguably one of Scotland’s most beautiful salmon rivers, runs through the estate which is only a 30 minute drive from Inverness airport. There are miles of river and woodland walks to enjoy and lots of wildlife to spot. There is the opportunity for trout fishing from a rowing boat on a hill loch, and the use of the squash court, trampoline and ping-pong table. The Wooden House has 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people.
West Highland retreats just outside Fort William Mongolian Yurt and Shepherds Hut
At the foot of Ben Nevis our Yurts are all cosily furnished with a super comfortable double bed, fluffy feather duvets and pillows, sheepskin rugs, lanterns and candles. The Hut is located by the river near the yurts with amazing views of Ben Nevis. It is fully insulated and has a wood burning stove, table and chairs, lanterns, double bed and balcony. The hut sleeps 2 people and is perfect for a couples retreat.
call Julie on 01397 702888 or 07980 841886 www.greatglenyurts.com
The Green House, Glenelg, By Kyle of Lochalsh, Wester Ross
Total luxury for two with a four poster bed wet room bath and outdoor jacuzzi in a breathtaking location over looking the Isle of Skye and walking distance to the pub. Perfect 🙂 http://www.glenelg-greenhouse.com
“The Studio Glenferness Estate nr Inverness was built in the 1890’s as an artist’s studio and is situated above the river Findhorn. It is 200m from Glenferness House shielded from view by rhododendrons with breath- taking views across the river to Dunearn Moors. It is perfect for a romantic break or a retreat. There is a canopied double bed and a hammock to relax in. There is a shower-room and electric heating. Hidden in the cupboard you will find a fridge and microwave and washing-up bowl as there is no kitchen sink. There is also a table-top cooker, toaster and kettle.”
Kintail Log Cabin ( Amazing location by Eilean Donan Castle and Skye )
Kintail Log Cabin is our home from home, it has been furnished over time with love and care and is very well equipped and cared for. It is only a 10 min walk to local hotel. It is an ideal base for touring the area, there are many worthwhile places to visit – we are a just a short journey from the Eilean Donan Castle, Glenelg and the Ferry to Skye
The Lazy Duck Nethybridge Cairngorms
A romantic forest retreat tucked away off the beaten track outside Nethy Bridge in the Cairngorms National Park. This tiny hostel nestles amongst ancient pine forest, with waterfowl and wildlife the nearest neighbours. It looks south across a neighbouring 100 acre grazing moor of heather, peat moss and Caledonian woodland to Cairngorm (1245m) and Bynack More (1090m) nine miles away. For more info go to http://lazyduck.co.uk/lazy-duck-hostel/
A romantic forest retreat tucked away off the beaten track outside Nethy Bridge in the Cairngorms National Park. 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. Stretch out on the veranda in the morning sun to the sound of the stream. Breakfast either here or at the window, overlooking the ducks at play. http://lazyduck.co.uk/ducks-nest-eco-lodge/
A romantic forest retreat tucked away off the beaten track outside Nethy Bridge in the Cairngorms National Park. This tiny hostel nestles amongst ancient pine forest, with waterfowl and wildlife the nearest neighbours. It looks south across a neighbouring 100 acre grazing moor of heather, peat moss and Caledonian woodland to Cairngorm (1245m) and Bynack More (1090m) nine miles away. For more info go to http://lazyduck.co.uk/woodmans-hut/
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.
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 http://theshepherdshouse.co.uk/the-hut
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
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 https://www.facebook.com/SkyeShepherdHuts/info
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.