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.
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.
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.
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 WilliamHighland, Scotland, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe were there in autumn but with the heater in the pod it got warm really soonthe pod was amazing cozy warm and had everything we neededit was more spacies as we expected and everything was very stylish and comfortablenice little place it is little but at 6’2” / 220lbs (2m / 100kg) i was comfortable in this bungalowthe bed is a bit small but good enough for the both of us to sleep inthe pod was clean and quietvery clean comfy bed and gorgeous gardenwarm clean enough space for twogreat spot clean and very well equipedit's cosy super clean and well equipped
Host:host was very friendly and helpfulkenny and annabel were great hosts and provided really good suggestions and tipsannabel was very a sweet hostannabelle is a lovely and thoughtful hostannabel and kenny are lovely hosts so helpful and lovelyRead more reviewsgreat location for ben nevis 10 minute drive awayvery cute pod great location and has all essentialspeaceful lodge in a lovely locationnice location in a quiet green neighbourhoodthe location was superb too literally a minute away from the convenience store and a cafe/pub
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 viewsBlaich, Scotland, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit was exactly what we expected nice little camping-style stay with all essentials provided minus a hot showerit was really comfortable and and there is everything you need for a bqq and a campfirethe tent was very nice and cleanthe tipi is very cleaneverything was prepared for us especially the marshmallows :) the camping toilet was very cleangreat host & very clean space
Host:hosts were very welcoming and provided all we would have neededloved the trip and the host was so communicatingthis area is so beautiful and the hosts are so kind you won't regret coming for a visitboth hosts originally from halifax yorkshire were charming and welcomingcaroline and matt were great hosts for a very nice little spotRead more reviewssuperb location and a memorable tripwonderful location and a comfortable stayamazing location with everything anyone needsthis is a beautiful beautiful location right on the lochlocation is perfect with amazing scenery
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 1Highland, Scotland, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsnice hut with good wifi shower and cooking facilitiesthe lodge was perfect warm and cozythe cabins are clean and back on to lovey greenerylodge was spacious and clean
Host:susan and her partner were very kind and offered advice on local walks and insightRead more reviewspeaceful location in beautiful glen affriclovely cosy ecolodge experience ideal for a break within short walk of pub and near glen affricwe got good tips on places to visit and it is the perfect location for exploring glen affricglen affric nearby is beautiful for walkinggreat place to stay in a lovely area
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 2Highland Council, Scotland, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsvery comfy beds well thought of amenitiesthe breakfast was incredible and it was definitely filling for the rest of the daya delicious full scottish breakfast was provided with thoughtful touches which was really appreciatedthe breakfast given is amazing and the pods are perfect for a night in the wildernessnice little camping pod with everything you need and a tasty breakfast in the fridgethe pod had everything we needed and was very clean
Host:kevin was a great hostkevin is an amazing host - so much energy and knowledgethe host is extremely knowledgable about the area and gave us some great tips for the eveninglovely time at the wee hoose - great host great standard of cleanliness (especially with covid ) beautiful locationRead more reviewsfantastic location and a warm friendly welcomestayed one night in the pod in a lovely locationas described and in great location for nc500the place is a stargazer's paradise
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.
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.
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 DomeHighland Council, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe dome was really impressive & so comfortable with great amenitiesthe venimoo and breakfast box are fantastic value and would highly recommend the place is fantasticloved the bbq facility and the log fires to stay warmwe had a really nice time the tent was super cozy and we felt very comfortablethe toilets and shower were clean and the dome itself was clean and cosy with the electric heaterthe showers were clean and the bed was very comfortablelois and showers were kept clean at al times and never crowdedthe dome was very spacious and the facilities were clean
Host:hosts very lovely and helpful from the startstaff were very helpful and very pleasantit was a wonderful experience and great hostsgreat place with excellent hosts recommendedkirsty was a lovely attentive host and the cafe on site had delicious coffeeRead more reviewsgreat stay and awesome locationthe dome itself was beautiful and the location was very tranquilthe site is in a beautiful location with some lovely walks aroundwhat an amazing place to stay
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 ScotlandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsreally enjoyed our visit here everywhere including the communal toilets and showers were spotlessexactly as described cosy and very comfortabletoilets where clean and showers were decenttoilet facilities were very clean aswell as the hutpod was warm clean and cozy and it’s on a nice site with views
Host:campsite run by ewan who is relaxed friendly and accommodatingoverall a good host great location and friendly siteRead more reviewsideal quiet base for exploring the regionthe campsite is beautiful and the location is very peacefullovely place to stay great location 5 minutes from nairn
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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