Its looking like 2022 may be shaping up to be another popular year for Staycations, and no where does it better than Scotland .Hopefully the UK will not be facing any more lockdowns so we will be able to venture further afield for a much needed break. What better way to escape then hiring a motorhome or campervan and exploring what Scotland has to offer. “2022 will be the year for it” says Stefan Wade from Visit Scotland . “Its about having that sense of Freedom – if you have your own motorhome or camper van then you can do your own thing, You will learn so much about your own country, and avoid the stress of travelling overseas at what is still a very difficult time for foreign travel.
Stravaig motorhome rental is based in Kinross just 35 minutes north of Edinburgh, located in an enviable position just off the M90 so you will be well on your way to most destinations in Scotland . Stravaig is just going into its second year and has grown from 3 motorhomes to 6 for the 2022 season.
There are so many amazing destinations in Scotland, however one thing we do not push is the NC500, although its amazing, its just so busy and everyone is doing it , maybe just plan your own version.
There are so many other magical destinations in Scotland to have a campervan & motorhome staycation extraordinare.
The breathtaking Loch Lomond in central Scotland, where it is possible to obtain a permit to allow you to park your motorhome or campervan in with the stunning natural park.
Glenbrittle campsite located on the edge of Loch Brittle on the amazing Isle of Skye. A wonderful campsite which is “under the mountains”. They have their own cafe producing their own gorgeous sourdough bread.
Baddrallach campsite on the shores of Loch Broomare, offering rugged views and perfect tranquility. A charming campsite with an honesty box, you can have campfires and you are in the middle of nowhere.
In the heart of the Cairngorms can be found the Glenmore campsite on the sandy beach of Loch Morlich. Its a large, well organised campsite, a lovely place to go under the trees. There is also a bar with live music..
Wester Ross is where the popular Applecross campsite can be found. Its a fantastic campsite up a single track road into the mountains. The local inn serves fresh fish brought in by local fishermen.
The red squirrel campsite at Glencoe also features highly, it is in a spectacular location and made extra special with the nature all around you .
Scourie is the picturesque village on the northwest coast of Scotland . From here you can get a ferry to Hand Island, a wildlife reserve that is perfect for birdwatchers.
Isle of Jura in the Inner Hebrides has a population of just 200 and is described as one of the “wildest’ places in Scotland. George Orwell retreated here to write 1984.
The Isle of Harris in the outer Hebrides offers outstanding golden beaches and turquoise waters.
North of Aviemore in the Cairngorm national park you can find “Highland Shepherd Huts” which also has a few campervan pitches. All you can see is mountains and is a place not many know about.
Surrouned by hills and sea is Clachtoll beach campsite on the beach near Lochinver, Sutherland. A very special family run campsite.