Where to visit on a Campervan holiday to Scotland?
Are you planning a campervan holiday to Scotland? With more than 800 islands and 30,000 square miles filled with rugged coastlines, majestic loughs and breath-taking green valleys there is no better destination for a campervan holiday than Scotland. The breadth and variety of places to visit and things to do on a campervan holiday in Scotland is immense, from Gothic castles, boisterous cèilidhs to scenic isles and historic cities, the choice is endless. So, if you are searching for a campervan hire company in Scotland to help kick start your holiday in a hassle-free way, get in touch with Clarkie’s Campers today. We have campervan depots in Aberdeen and Edinburgh, so whether you wish to travel to the west of Scotland or the east of Scotland, we are ideally situation for those who wish to travel in either direction.
To help make the planning stage of your campervan trip to Scotland easier, we have listed our top 5 places to visit on board a VW campervan in Scotland below. Our top 5 list of places to visit in Scotland varies from Islands and Lochs to beaches and viewpoints, there is simply something for everyone.
- Isle of Skye
The Isle of Skye is one of Scotland’s most beloved spots to travel to in a camper van. Renowned for its awe-inspiring scenery, unspoiled landscapes, coral beaches and fairy pools, the Isle of Skye is simply majestic. The island is a tourist hotspot, which has had incredible increase in popularity in recent years due to its vibrant Gaelic culture and picturesque landscape. Because of this, during peak summer month, is it almost impossible to find accommodation. Therefore, hiring a campervan from Clarkie’s Campers is the best way to visit the stunning Isle of Skye. Not to mention, hiring a campervan offers you the freedom to explore the Isle of Skye’s majestic countryside, enchanted waterfalls and discover hidden gems. The Isle of Skye is the perfect location for a campervan holiday.
- Loch Awe
Loch Awe is 25 miles of utter beauty. As Scotland’s longest freshwater loch, many people from nearby and afar, visit this stunning area on their campervan trip each year. The landscape neighbouring Loch Awe is breath-taking and incredibly varied; with the mountains of Ben Cruachan and Ben Lui in the backdrop and remarkable architecture spanning over six centuries along its banks such as the ruins of Kilchurn Castle. Loch Awe is a must see when you visit Scotland in a campervan.
- Queen’s View, Pitlochry
Just a short drive from both of our campervan hire depots in Aberdeen and Edinburgh, lies the Scotland’s most iconic viewpoint, the Queen’s View. Overlooking the gleaming Loch Tummel and bordered by beautiful greenery, the Queen’s View is utterly spectacular. Cast your eyes out in the distance to see the towering Munro, Schiehallion, overlooking the west end of the loch. This viewpoint in Scotland should definitely be added to your list of places to see on your campervan trip to Scotland.
- Luskentyre Sands, Isle of Harris
Although the beaches surrounding the Isle of Harris are truly spectacular, Luskentyre Sands is a must see. Located on the south west coast in the Outer Hebridges, Luskentyre is the largest and most breath-taking beach on the Isle of Harris. Boasting miles of white sand and stunning green-blue water, Luskentyre Sands, is a simple reminder that you do not have to travel far to reach paradise.
- Glencoe Valley
Glencoe Valley is Scotland’s most famous glens, and therefore it is a definite must see when on your campervan holiday. Located alongside the A82 and about sixteen miles south of Fort William, Glencoe is a simple drive from both of our campervan depots in Aberdeen and Edinburgh. You will never be short of things to do around Glencoe, from walking, skiing and mountain biking to numerous water activities there is something for everyone. Walk the grounds where many world-famous movies such as Harry Potter, Outlaw King, the 39 Steps, Braveheart and Skyfall were made. The drive around Glencoe is incredibly scenic, you will simply be compelled to pull your campervan rental over to take it all in.