Loch Ness Camping

Make your own Loch Ness adventure by choosing a camping holiday in the Highlands of Scotland.

There is no better way to experience the beauty and tranquillity of Loch Ness than with a camping holiday. Camping lets you experience the majesty of the countryside for yourself and you can stay as far or as close to the beaten track as you like. The land around Loch Ness is vast and beautiful and you can enjoy some splendid isolation safe in the knowledge that civilisation and the nearest pub are not that far away! 

Please note that this experience comes with guidance and responsibility, please read the whole piece for more information.

Loch Ness Camping Holidays

For people who still want some of home comforts on a camping trip, Loch Ness has lots to offer you. Loch Ness Shores Campsite and Glamping Pods are a five-star camping experience with comfortable wigwam pods available. They have 99 pitches for campervans, motorhomes and caravans, and a grass area for tent camping spots with or without electric hook up available. Perfectly situated right on the shores of the Loch, they even serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner to keep you perfectly fuelled for intense Nessie spotting!


Glamping on Loch Ness

Ardtower campsite and Tomatin glamping also offer a comfortable way to make the most of a trip to Inverness and Loch Ness. With unique and well-appointed pods, that are convenient yet comfortable and perfect for a relaxing break.

Ardtower Pod

Loch Ness Campsites

Loch Ness Bay Camping offer all the amenities you need for a camping trip. perfect base to explore the area as they are only half a mile from Urquhart Castle. Slightly further afield amidst the beauty of Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Cannich Caravan & Camping Park. The park is the ideal place for every outdoor enthusiast to venture out into the surrounding glens of Glen Affric, Glen Cannich and Glen Strathfarrar, as well as Loch Ness.

To complete a full circle camping experience of Loch Ness you will find the Loch Ness Highland resort in Fort Augustus. With lodges, glamping pods and campsite for motorhomes and tents, it’s a great base for every camping experience to explore the loch in all directions. 

Loch Ness Bay Campsite

What to Know

With the right to roam in Scotland, you can wild camp off site if you wish. This is one of the best ways to discover the wilderness for yourself. But if you choose to do this please be aware that while the land may look wild, you must treat it with the utmost respect. Wild camping comes with much pleasure but also with great responsibility and it is essential that you aware and fully understand all of the rules!

Make sure you leave nothing behind but footprints, and take nothing but photos!

For all the guidance on responsible camping behaviours visit The Scottish Outdoor Access Code and Visit Scotland's Responsible Tourism information.

If you are travelling with a vehicle, it is best to book a place on a site. Visit Campa.org - The campervan and motorhome professional association to learn more about travelling in a motorhome or campervan.

Campervan campers

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