Top 10 Glamping Spots In The Highlands, Scotland - Updated 2022

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Karina
Karina 
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Home to dramatic views of rolling hills, steep rock formations, crashing waves, wilderness, and lush vegetation, the Scottish Highlands are a year-round destination for the bucket list. The best way to explore the Highlands is through a glamping experience as it allows everyone to be close to nature as possible. The region boasts spectacular trails and sweeping train journeys. Plus, it is famed for its lake monster legends. The most iconic in the area is Loch Ness, a freshwater loch believed to be where the Loch Ness Monster, also known as “Nessie,” lives. If you’re the adventurous type or the kind of person who likes to take in as much of the region’s natural beauty as possible, keep reading to discover the top glamping spots in the Highlands, UK.

1. Deluxe glamping rental with outdoor dining (from USD 99)

This modern-looking deluxe rental offers guests a home away from home experience. Situated in a lovely garden, the rental features free Wi-Fi and parking and offers guests a continental breakfast. On site, guests will also find a barbecue and dining furniture right outside the rental, while kids get to play and have fun on the playground. The indoors are bright and airy and come with all necessary amenities, including a flat-screen television and a small kitchenette with a coffeemaker and a microwave. Towels and linens can be provided for an additional charge.


Delny Glamping

Wifi Available

Address: Delny House Delny
Accommodates: 6

Parking Pets allowed Garden Non-smoking rooms Fishing Breakfast in the room Free parking Internet services

2. Mountain-facing pod with a private terrace (from USD 176)

This modern pod is located in a spectacular setting as it is on a lush field, surrounded by mountains and sea views. The rental comes fully equipped with a double bed, a small kitchenette with all appliances and cooking utensils necessary, and a bathroom with a shower. Although surrounded by nature, guests get to enjoy all the comfort of home, including a flat-screen television, heating, hardwood floors, and complimentary toiletries. Come evening, the sunset views from the patio are simply breathtaking.


North Star Glamping

Address: Barra, Norland Road Lybster
Accommodates: 2

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Free parking

3. Luxury pod for two (from USD 77)

This deluxe wooden pod is an excellent glamping spot that offers guests a great location as it is near different attractions and areas worth exploring yet still in a cozy setting close to nature. Ideal for couples, the pod comes with a double bed, a fully equipped kitchen, and a shower room. There’s parking on the premises, free Wi-Fi, linens, and towels, as well.

Luxury Glamping Pod near Fort William
Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
381 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were there in autumn but with the heater in the pod it got warm really soon
the pod was amazing cozy warm and had everything we needed
it was more spacies as we expected and everything was very stylish and comfortable
nice little place it is little but at 6’2” / 220lbs (2m / 100kg) i was comfortable in this bungalow
the bed is a bit small but good enough for the both of us to sleep in
Cleanliness:
the pod was clean and quiet
very clean comfy bed and gorgeous garden
warm clean enough space for two
great spot clean and very well equiped
it's cosy super clean and well equipped
Host:
host was very friendly and helpful
kenny and annabel were great hosts and provided really good suggestions and tips
annabel was very a sweet host
annabelle is a lovely and thoughtful host
annabel and kenny are lovely hosts so helpful and lovely
Location:
great location for ben nevis 10 minute drive away
very cute pod great location and has all essentials
peaceful lodge in a lovely location
nice location in a quiet green neighbourhood
the location was superb too literally a minute away from the convenience store and a cafe/pub
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4. Tranquil tipi rental overlooking the water (from USD 52)

This lovely tipi rental is spacious enough to host one or two guests looking to relax and unwind in a peaceful and quiet setting. Inside, guests will find everything they need, such as linens, pillows, pots, pans, and all necessary cooking utensils. The only thing left to bring is food and drinks. There’s a private lawn outside the tipi where guests can make a fire, cook a barbecue, or sit back, relax, and gaze at the nearby water.

Tipi tent with loch views
Blaich, Scotland, United Kingdom
222 reviews Superhost
Tent 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was exactly what we expected nice little camping-style stay with all essentials provided minus a hot shower
it was really comfortable and and there is everything you need for a bqq and a campfire
Cleanliness:
the tent was very nice and clean
the tipi is very clean
everything was prepared for us especially the marshmallows :) the camping toilet was very clean
great host & very clean space
Host:
hosts were very welcoming and provided all we would have needed
loved the trip and the host was so communicating
this area is so beautiful and the hosts are so kind you won't regret coming for a visit
both hosts originally from halifax yorkshire were charming and welcoming
caroline and matt were great hosts for a very nice little spot
Location:
superb location and a memorable trip
wonderful location and a comfortable stay
amazing location with everything anyone needs
this is a beautiful beautiful location right on the loch
location is perfect with amazing scenery
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5. Unique micro lodge with a pet-friendly policy (from USD 98)

This glamping rental has a unique design and a fantastic setting in a small village steps from a forest but a short drive away from Loch Ness, one of the area’s landmark attractions. The micro lodge has been built from locally sourced materials and comes with heating, Wi-Fi, and a smoke alarm. Although the space indoors is compact, it is put to good use and practically furnished with two single beds, a sofa bed, a mini-kitchen, and a small dining area by the window. Outside, there’s a small deck with dining furniture and a barbecue. Best of all, you can bring your pet with you for a small fee.

Caledonian Glamping Microlodge 1
Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
26 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice hut with good wifi shower and cooking facilities
the lodge was perfect warm and cozy
Cleanliness:
the cabins are clean and back on to lovey greenery
lodge was spacious and clean
Host:
susan and her partner were very kind and offered advice on local walks and insight
Location:
peaceful location in beautiful glen affric
lovely cosy ecolodge experience ideal for a break within short walk of pub and near glen affric
we got good tips on places to visit and it is the perfect location for exploring glen affric
glen affric nearby is beautiful for walking
great place to stay in a lovely area
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6. Cozy glamping pod ideal for couples (from USD 99)

With a lovely deck overlooking a vast land often visited by deer and other wildlife, this glamping pod is ideal for couples. It comes with a double bed, a small kitchen with all basic utensils included, and a private deck with a dining table. There is also a nearby fire pit for cooking a barbecue or preparing s’mores.

Wee Hoose Glamping Pod 2
Highland Council, Scotland, United Kingdom
46 reviews Superhost
Private room in hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfy beds well thought of amenities
the breakfast was incredible and it was definitely filling for the rest of the day
a delicious full scottish breakfast was provided with thoughtful touches which was really appreciated
the breakfast given is amazing and the pods are perfect for a night in the wilderness
nice little camping pod with everything you need and a tasty breakfast in the fridge
Cleanliness:
the pod had everything we needed and was very clean
Host:
kevin was a great host
kevin is an amazing host - so much energy and knowledge
the host is extremely knowledgable about the area and gave us some great tips for the evening
lovely time at the wee hoose - great host great standard of cleanliness (especially with covid ) beautiful location
Location:
fantastic location and a warm friendly welcome
stayed one night in the pod in a lovely location
as described and in great location for nc500
the place is a stargazer's paradise
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7. Glamping chalet with stunning views (from USD 183)

This two-person wooden pod with beautiful mountain, garden, and river views offers guests plenty of outdoor activities. such as hiking, cycling, and skiing. The rental comes with free Wi-Fi, private parking, and on-site ski storage. Indoors, you will find a bedroom, a well-appointed kitchenette, a seating area with a television, and a bathroom with a shower.


Coe Pod En Suite Glamping

Address: The Garage Leven Road
Accommodates: 2

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Skiing Free parking Hiking Cycling Heating

8. Eclectic yurt with complimentary breakfast

This colorful yurt is situated in a lush garden, with a compost toilet and heated shower located next to it. Separate from the yurt is a kitchen hut with a microwave, an electric kettle, a stovetop, and basic cooking utensils. Indoors, there’s a double bed, a sofa, a fireplace, and a dining area. Wood for the fire and breakfast, consisting of granola, yogurt, fresh coffee, juice, and fruit, are included and will be waiting for you at the property upon arrival.


Clachamish Yurt

Address: Clachamish House
Accommodates: 2

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Breakfast in the room Free parking Packed lunches Special diet menus (on request) Parking on site

9. Clear-paneled dome at the edge of the woodland

Sitting on a plateau in the heart of Invershin Forest and steps from the Falls of Shin, this spectacular dome rental boasts woodland and sky views through its clear panels. Inside, guests will find a cozy double bed covered in fresh linens, a soft duvet and puffy pillows, a seating corner right by the window, and a wood-burning stove. The dome sits on a wooden deck and features a barbecue, a nearby picnic spot with a fire pit, and an outdoor shower and toilet. There’s also a café located right next to the dome where you can socialize and warm up on the weekends with a hot tea or coffee or maybe even local beer.

Forest View Dome
Highland Council, Scotland, United Kingdom
31 reviews
Private room in tent 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the dome was really impressive & so comfortable with great amenities
the venimoo and breakfast box are fantastic value and would highly recommend the place is fantastic
loved the bbq facility and the log fires to stay warm
we had a really nice time the tent was super cozy and we felt very comfortable
Cleanliness:
the toilets and shower were clean and the dome itself was clean and cosy with the electric heater
the showers were clean and the bed was very comfortable
lois and showers were kept clean at al times and never crowded
the dome was very spacious and the facilities were clean
Host:
hosts very lovely and helpful from the start
staff were very helpful and very pleasant
it was a wonderful experience and great hosts
great place with excellent hosts recommended
kirsty was a lovely attentive host and the cafe on site had delicious coffee
Location:
great stay and awesome location
the dome itself was beautiful and the location was very tranquil
the site is in a beautiful location with some lovely walks around
what an amazing place to stay
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10. Insulated pod sitting on a green field

Perfect for a couple or solo travelers, this wooden pod is compact but with well-used space. The pod is located on a vast field, on a new campsite, and comes with insulation and heating. Inside, guests will find a double bed and a small but well-equipped kitchen. Meanwhile, the toilet and shower are outside. Guests should bring their own bedding, towels, cutlery, and crockery, as they are not included.

Cawdor glamping pod Highlands Scotland
37 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really enjoyed our visit here everywhere including the communal toilets and showers were spotless
exactly as described cosy and very comfortable
Cleanliness:
toilets where clean and showers were decent
toilet facilities were very clean aswell as the hut
pod was warm clean and cozy and it’s on a nice site with views
Host:
campsite run by ewan who is relaxed friendly and accommodating
overall a good host great location and friendly site
Location:
ideal quiet base for exploring the region
the campsite is beautiful and the location is very peaceful
lovely place to stay great location 5 minutes from nairn
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Take a road trip through the Scottish Highlands

One of the best ways to take in as much of the Scottish Highlands’ natural beauty as possible is by going on a road trip. The region has so much to offer that you can easily spend weeks getting lost in its rugged landscape. Still, no matter how much time you have to spend in the Scottish Highlands, one thing’s for sure- choose to go glamping rather than renting a room at a hotel. Stay in the heart of nature, on its rolling hills, or at the edge of one of its dense woodlands. These are the top glamping spots in the Highlands, UK.

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Karina is a content creator based in Bucharest, Romania. A world traveler, obsessed over F.R.I.E.N.D.S, and a coffee addict, she dreams of one day calling Colorado home. Some of her favorite...Read more

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