Many of us travel by motorhome for the freedom it provides, being able to go anywhere at anytime. And what demonstrates that kind of freedom better than being able to sleep wherever you want with free camping and parking for campervans! Free overnight motorhome parking in the UK can be tough to find, which is why we’re helping with some of the top places for free campervan parking in the UK, but showing how you can find them too!
If you’re from the UK, you have certainly heard of the North Coast 500 by now. Known alternatively as the Scottish Route 66, this heavenly drive has quickly become the face of Scottish road trips. But for those of you unfamiliar with the famed NC500 route, or simply looking for a more exact description, we are here to help! We’re going to run you through the entire North Coast 500 road trip, from start to finish. This will naturally include your North Coast 500 motorhome accommodation as well as things to do on the way. So before you pack your bags and organise your campervan hire in Scotland and let's find out your NC 500 route and itinerary.
The South West Coastal is an amazing road trip in Scotland that is only starting to be widely recognised, as till now everyone had considered the North Coast 500 to be the ultimate Scotland road trip, the Scottish route 66! Read up on why you should go for this road trip route instead, taking in the beautiful region of Dumfries and Galloway. Check out our Scotland road trip planner, and then get the engines running and partake in this trip yourself.
If Scotland is not on your bucket list for a campervan road trip, it should be added immediately. Scotland's immense beauty renders it the ideal location for your next holiday, and the perfect place to go camping. Imagine watching the sun rise and set across those vast mountains and forests, watching the reflection of it across the loch. Using our site, finding a motorhome to rent in Scotland will take mere minutes, and then you’ll just be planning where to go! We’ve decided to make that easier for you as well, by providing our pick of the best sites in Scotland for you to stay with your motorhome. Read on for our top 7!
Ah Scotland! When you think of this glorious country, your mind surely goes to haggis, kilts and perhaps… lochs? Scotland is renowned for its lochs, covering the rugged landscape. Some of these lochs are more well known than others, which is why we have put together our list of the top 7 lochs around Scotland. Look for your favourite, and then find a motorhome to start this incredible road trip of the best lochs of Scotland!
With sites and activities for all ages, Scotland should definitely be your next vacation destination. And if you really want to make the most of your visit, rent out a campervan and drive across the country! If you’re not sure where to go, then you’re in luck: here is your Edinburgh to Inverness road trip itinerary.
There is so much to visit within the UK, and no better way to do this than a road trip from London to Edinburgh, two of the biggest cities of the UK! It can be daunting, with so many options for along the way, so simply follow this road trip itinerary and follow our suggestions for a fantastic motorhome trip.
Scotland is filled to the brim with dramatic landscapes, historical sites, rich culture and more. The best way to experience as much of this as possible is through a road trip around Scotland. This allows you to be in charge of your own journey, take in as much as possible and see everything first hand. In this blog, you’ll learn about the most important rules and tips for driving in Scotland, as well as the 5 best road trips to take!
Deep in the western Southern Uplands of Scotland, you’ll find Dumfries and Galloway. This beautiful region features a coastline of rocky shoreline and sandy beaches, as well as an inland comprised of acres of forest and green spaces. But aside from the natural beauty of this council area, there are dozens of exciting and unique things to do in Dumfries and Galloway. From spotting dolphins to zooming down a zipline, your holiday will be so packed with things to do that it’ll feel impossible to choose! That’s why we’ve narrowed it down to our top 5, and included our favourite 3 campsites to pitch your motorhome at during your trip!
Tucked away up in the Highlands, it is the beauty of the area that compels over 25,000 tourists to visit Oban every year. Oban means ‘the little bay’ in Scottish Gaelic, which is a very appropriate name for this little town nestled within the Firth of Lorn. As one of the largest settlements in the area Oban is a great stop off for people touring the Highlands.
Are you ready for the newsflash of the century? Your romantic, amazing honeymoon does not have to be abroad! You don’t have to spend thousands in the Bahamas or Portugal or Paris. You can have the perfect honeymoon right here in Scotland. Shocking, right? But seriously, so many forget that there are so many romantic honeymoon destinations right here in the UK, and even less consider the possibility of enjoying them in a campervan! Read on to find out our top 5 honeymoon destinations in Scotland, and why you should enjoy them in a motorhome.
The stunning Isle of Arran is known by many as ‘Scotland in Miniature’, as it encompasses many of the beautiful features to be found across mainland Scotland. This is due to the island’s two very distinct geographical sides. Caused by the Highland Boundary Fault, the island is split into a mountainous highland north and a green lowland south, is populated by Scotland’s Big 5 species and has some fascinating ancient castles. Although there is so much to see on the Isle of Arran, it is the perfect destination for a short break and a true taste of Scotland!
One of the most popular destinations in Scotland, the Isle of Skye is definitely one to include on your next road trip in Scotland. It is renowned for its scenery and landscapes that will literally take your breath away. The Isle of Skye is the perfect motorhome holiday destination, as the gorgeous routes make the journey the best part! There are plenty of campervan sites on the Isle of Skye, but always be sure to check whether they accept motorhomes or are even accessible to them!
Camping is often mistakenly interpreted as a summer activity, accompanied only by scorching weather and school holidays. But camping can be a great activity, whether with friends or family, throughout the entire year. Camping trips can be the ideal getaway for a weekend, a half term break or even during winter! To ensure this is always possible and to minimize disappointment, it is important to know which campsites in Scotland are open all year round. Here are 5 campsites in Scotland for you to peruse, along with who they’re suited for, how to get there and any other details worth knowing!
Few places can match the stunning beauty of Perthshire, with its rolling hills, abundant wildlife and endless landscape to discover. Apart from admiring the stunning scenery there are many more things to do in Perthshire, as it is an area filled with culture, history, and fun! We’ve managed to whittle it down to our top 10 “must do” activities in Perthshire, including two of the best campsites in the area to parking up your motorhome. So what are you waiting for get reading, get booking and let the holiday begin!
St Andrew’s Day is coming, what to do? How to celebrate this joyous day without blowing a budget or becoming trapped in crowds? This is an important day for any Scot, or Scot appreciator, and should therefore be celebrated in style. This doesn’t require large spendings or huge parties, as there are numerous festivals and pre organised ways to come together with fellow celebrators and enjoy the day dedicated to Scotland's patron saint.
Right on the border, Galloway marks the entrance to Scotland and does so with stunning nature, incredible wildlife and plenty of things to do. Everyone needs to visit Galloway once in their life, whether you’re coming from the north or south. But be warned, one trip will never be enough, as many end up becoming recurring guests of Galloway. So let’s take a look at the five best campsites in Galloway.
A mainstay for adventurers within the UK is a walking holiday in Scotland. Arguably the best place in the UK for this, hiking holidays in Scotland can be relaxing but also be a test of endurance. Being home to Ben Nevis, the UK’s tallest mountain as well as several other notable peaks and stunning hill ranges. If you like adventure and getting use out of your hiking boots, the following places should be on your to do list!
This year you should consider combining your Edinburgh Festival camping with a motorhome, we'll tell you why as well as the best campsite for you to pitch at. But don’t let the fun end with the festival, instead make the most of this opportunity to explore more of stunning Scotland with our Scotland road trip itinerary!
Snow is falling, all around us… Okay, maybe not quite yet, but it will! Christmas is coming, the jolliest season of the year. And one of the perks of this season are the Christmas markets! Groups of people coming together, to display their crafts, delicacies and more, all under the twinkling fairy lights and to the sounds of carols. Nothing could be more magical! The perfect place to fix your last minute present shopping, get some cookies for the visiting in-laws or a beautiful ornament to update your tree. And to help you with this, here are the 5 best Scotland Christmas markets!