Farm glamping in Aberfoyle

The Gateway to the Trossachs is a pleasant pit-stop or overnight stay to explore the wilds of Scotland’s first national park.

90% (19 reviews)
90% (19 reviews)

Popular camping styles for Aberfoyle

Dog-friendly getaways

Available this weekend

8 top farm glamping sites near Aberfoyle

93%
(22)

Culdees Castle Estate Glamping

5 units · Glamping, Motorhomes17 acres · Perthshire , Scotland
Luxury woodland cabins, each with a private hot tub, in the grounds of a Scottish castle
Potable water
Campfires
Showers
Trash
Cooking equipment
from 
£25
 / night
100%
(7)

The Snug at Logie Farm

1 unit · Glamping1 acre · Falkland, Fife, Central Scotland
Luxury glamping pods with all mod cons, with an elevated position overlooking the River Tay.
Pets
Potable water
Showers
Trash
Cooking equipment
from 
£275
 / night
100%
(4)

Bachilton Farm Holidays

2 units · Glamping1 acre · Perth and Kinross, Central Scotland
A pair of yurts with hot tubs on a farm between Perth and Crieff
Pets
Potable water
Showers
Trash
Cooking equipment
from 
£155
 / night
Booked 1 time

Alexander House Glamping

2 units · Glamping14 acres · Crieff, Perth and Kinross, Central Scotland
Romantic yurt glamping near Gleneagles
Potable water
Showers
Trash
Cooking equipment
from 
£175
 / night
100%
(2)

Ayrshire Airstream

1 unit · Glamping5 acres · Irvine, Scotland
A seriously comfortable 1978 Airstream, complete with a hot tub, fire pit and its own bar.
Potable water
Campfires
Showers
Trash
Cooking equipment
from 
£220
 / night
100%
(2)

Cleghorn Farm

11 units · Glamping, Tents250 acres · Lanark, Scotland
*PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE ONLY OPEN FOR WEEKEND BOOKINGS FOR CAMPING. THE CABIN IS AVAILABLE FOR MIDWEEK BOOKINGS* Cleghorn Farm is a mixed farm just north east of the market town of Lanark. Comprised of 250 acres of fields and woodland and bounded to the south by Mouse Water, it is a beautiful spot to get away from it all without having to leave it all behind if you don't want to. The fields are grazed and cultivated but the woodlands are much as they were at the end of the last ice age with spectacular walks along Cleghorn Glen with the chance to see badgers, bats, deer and all manner of birds among the towering pine and beech trees. The Mouse Water (pronounced moose) tumbles down along the edge of the farm and has some glorious pools for swimming, shallows for paddling and some spectacular water falls before it joins the River Clyde.
Pets
Potable water
Campfires
Trash
Cooking equipment
from 
£10
 / night
100%
(5)

Esk Yurt

1 unit · Glamping1 acre · Peebles, Scottish Borders
Adult only yurt glamping in the Scottish Borders with exceptional views, hiking trails, and wild swimming
Potable water
Showers
Trash
from 
£130
 / night

Dod Mill Fishing Hut

1 unit · Glamping5 acres · Lauder, Scotland
Artistic riverside cabins in the grounds of a 17th-century watermill
Pets
Potable water
Campfires
Showers
Trash
from 
£150
 / night
Value Prop
Value Prop

Farm glamping in Aberfoyle guide

Overview

Aberfoyle in the heart of the Trossachs is a quick getaway from Glasgow but still feels far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. Its prime location on the banks of the River Forth in the heart of one of Scotland’s two national parks means easy access to some of the best forests, lochs and hills in this part of the country. National Cycle Route 7 passes through the town, which has plenty of amenities along its main street. Campsite and wild camping permit areas are scattered throughout the park. 

Where to go

Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

Surrounding the village of Aberfoyle on all sides, Queen Elizabeth Forest Park stretches as far south as the east banks of Loch Lomond. Just outside of town, amble along the trails of the Lodge Forest Visitor Centre down to its red squirrel hide. Further north, hike the short and steep Ben A’an or the more challenging Ben Venue. Cycle the easy path around Loch Katrine or take the steamship across. The Rob Roy Way and the Great Trossachs Path traverse the forests nearby.

Perthshire

About an hour’s drive northwest from Aberfoyle, Perthshire is nestled in the centre of Scotland between the Trossachs and the wilder Cairngorms. Its welcoming landscape is perhaps one of the best places to camp in the country. A network of interconnected lochs and rivers run through the land, connecting quaint villages like lowland Comrie and Crieff to Highland Blair Atholl and Aberfeldy. In autumn, Perthshire is the place to be in Scotland to enjoy the colourful foliage. 

Loch Lomond

West of Aberfoyle, the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond circle Scotland’s largest body of fresh water. The eternally-popular West Highland Way follows its eastern shores and off the route, Ben Lomond is often the first Munro hillwalkers attempt in Scotland. From its peak, enjoy views across the loch to Ailsa Craig in the Firth of Forth on a clear day. From the top of smaller Conic HIll outside of Balmaha, you’ll get an excellent perspective over the Highland Boundary Fault. 

Perthshire

About an hour’s drive northwest from Aberfoyle, Perthshire is nestled in the centre of Scotland between the Trossachs and the wilder Cairngorms. Its welcoming landscape is perhaps one of the best places to camp in the country. A network of interconnected lochs and rivers run through the land, connecting quaint villages like lowland Comrie and Crieff to Highland Blair Atholl and Aberfeldy. In autumn, Perthshire is the place to be in Scotland to enjoy the colourful foliage. 

When to go

The traditional tourist season for most of Scotland is May through October. The villages around Loch Lomond and throughout the Trossachs are popular weekend escapes for Glasgow residents. During these peak months you’ll enjoy extra daylight hours and warmer weather, but book campgrounds well in advance and be prepared to deal with crowds. The shoulder season months of April and October are great times to visit, but be sure to check openings before you arrive.

Know before you go

  • Public transport on this side of Loch Lomond is limited, and having your own vehicle is highly recommended. 
  • Aberfoyle has plenty of restaurants and cafes, along with a co-op shop, as does nearby Callander. 
  • In a west of Scotland summer, bring a midge net and spray to keep the biting beasties at bay.

Safety at Hipcamp

Inclusion Policy
Inclusion Policy
Inclusion Policy
Hipcamp Hand

Safety partners

Recreate Responsibly

About us

Cool Camping is now Hipcamp, your best resource for beautiful private campsites.

Discover & reserve tent camping, caravan parks, cabins, treehouses, & glamping.

Download the Hipcamp App

Hipcamp is created with ❤️ and hope for our future.