Campsites with fishing in Glen Tanar National Nature Reserve

In the Cairngorms, this nature reserve is home to one of Scotland’s finest native forests.

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Cairngorms Glamping and Campsite

10 units · Motorhomes, Tents10 acres · Strathdon, Scotland
We have 10 non-electric pitches in a spectacular setting, surrounded by hills and the River Don. We also have Critter Corner, an area where you can get up close with our friendly animals. We have alpacas, pygmy goats, a donkey and more. We also have a couple of kids play areas. This is all included in the price. For £5 per person we have Cairngorms Kwidditch (a 9-hole disc golf course). You can also go alpaca trekking - £10 per child (16 or under) and £15 per adult. Children will need to be accompanied by a paying adult.
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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
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Glen Dye Cabins and Cottages

1 unit · Tent15000 acres · Banchory, Scotland
Glen Dye Cabins & Cottages offer visitors unique and varied self catering rental properties in the heart of the 15,000 acre Glen Dye Estate. From cosy cottages with Swedish wood fired hot tubs to The Saw Mill site which offers the very best of outdoor living combined with luxurious indoor spaces - all of the properties are equipped to the highest standard and each has it's own unique appeal. Perfect for a romantic couples getaway, big family celebrations, holidays with friends, a relaxed chill out with your nearest and dearest - 100% dog friendly too! A short walk from the properties will find you out on the hills of Glen Dye with spectacular views and miles of glorious country to explore; or a short drive will take you to the local surrounding towns with cafes, restaurants and shops galore. Castles to visit, galleries to browse, and the great outdoors.
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Glamping Bothy

1 unit · Glamping1 acre · Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Central Scotland
An upmarket bothy in the grounds of a 12th-century Aberdeenshire castle
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Loch Katrine Eco Camping

22 units · Glamping, Motorhomes1 acre · Stirling and Falkirk, Central Scotland
Loch-side sleeping and exploring in one of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park's most historic locations
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The Loft Glamping & Camping

12 units · Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · Kinloss, Scotland
The Loft Glamping & Camping site is situated at East Grange Farm. This is a working farm that has evolved into a Wigwam Glamping and Campervan and tent camping site and a Venue. The "wilderness" campsite offers pitches suitable for Tents and small campervans whilst the Stackyard area is suitable for Motorhomes and Mega tents. All motorhome pitches have electrical hook-up and we have a number of electric tent pitches. Unfortunately we do not take caravans. Onsite we also have Wigwam cabins which are wooden camping cabins (Pods) that offer all year round protection against the elements. With heating, electricity, fridge, kettle and toasters. For those wanting a bit more luxury there are also ensuite Wigwam Cabins onsite with wood fired hot tubs. We welcome families, groups, well behaved dogs and do allow campfires outside the wigwams and at pitches and can provide fire hubs on the campsite (this must be pre-arranged). The Loft Glamping & Camping looks forward to welcoming you throughout the year Please visit our website for availability and to book.
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Hillside Meadows

3 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents5 acres · Fraserburgh, Scotland
If you wish to visit the north-east of Scotland with sandy and rocky beaches, magnificent cliffs, old lighthouses and famous whisky distilleries, Hillside Meadows is the place to stay. You can enjoy near wild camping experience provided by hosts Michal and Gosia, who are developing on site fully off-grid permaculture family farm. Don't be surprised to be welcomed to your temporary home by a wired-haired dachshund Dubby or woken up in the morning by Pablo the Cockrell. There are usually fresh quail and hen eggs available. The site is handily located just off the A981 Strichen-Memsie road. It makes the site easily accessible for camper vans and caravans owners. There might be some noise from passing traffic, but it’s hardly a distraction from your surroundings, rolling hills, open fields and woodlands. It goes without saying that our 5-acres site is ideal for self-sufficient campers. There are just a handful of pitches, well distanced from each other, tucked among the high grass meadows, which gives campers plenty of space and sense of privacy. Park up or pitch your tent. Then you can just relax and concentrate on the important stuff – like getting that campfire going! The basic facilities, including composting toilet, tap water and shower, are available on site if needed. Our quirky camper van Alaska is ready to use as additional accommodation here on site, ideal for one person, couples or families up to 5. Just 3 miles away from our site lies Fraserburgh, a little coastal town with a sandy beach, Museum of Scottish Lighthouses, as well as a range of convenience stores, shops, cafés, restaurants and bars. Within 5 miles from our site, you'll also find Waters of Philorth Nature Reserve, New Aberdour beach, Rattray old lighthouse, Strichen stone circle, Aden Country Park and more.
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Mondhuie Chalets

1 unit · Glamping1 acre · Nethy Bridge, Scotland
Just under an acre, close to Ancient Caledonia Forest , on the Speyside Way (which runs from Elgin to the South) Garden space for pets, kids and a run around! Our house and 2 Chalets (1 sleeps 5, 1 ideal for 2 or small family) are on the property. Not fully fenced from road. On the outskirts of NethyBridge. Private driveway, and car park
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Cobleland Campsite Limited

1 unit · Glamping7 acres · Gartmore, Scotland
Cobleland campsite sits on the banks of the River Forth in Queen Elizabeth Forest Park, just 13 miles from Ben Lomond. Not only is it a remarkably natural site, Cobleland is also a treasure trove of outdoor pursuits. You'll be hard-pushed to find a more beautiful setting for your camping holiday than at Cobleland campsite with its well-tended pitches and truly serene, idyllic countryside atmosphere.
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Muiredge

8 units · Glamping1 acre · Perth and Kinross, Central Scotland
Rural glamping in a converted railway carriage, shepherd's hut, or bell tent in blissful Scotland
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Dod Mill Fishing Hut

1 unit · Glamping5 acres · Lauder, Scotland
Artistic riverside cabins in the grounds of a 17th-century watermill
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Campsites with fishing in Glen Tanar National Nature Reserve guide

Overview

Located on the eastern edge of Cairngorms National Park, Glen Tanar National Nature Reserve is home to towering Caledonian pine forest and rugged heather-covered moorland. Outdoor adventurers can follow a network of marked paths by foot, mountain bike, ski or horseback while wildlife watchers can keep an eye out for capercaillie, hen harrier, merlin, osprey and, perhaps, the occasional golden eagle. While there are no organized campgrounds within the reserve, wild camping is an option for respectful visitors following the Outdoor Access Code, and the Tarland Camping and Caravanning Site is a 20-minute drive away.

When to go

The reserve is open to visitors all year round and there’s always something special to see. Visit in spring for abundant birdlife; summer to see butterflies and bees fluttering between wildflowers; fall for a landscape draped in rich bold colors and rutting red deer, and winter for a snow-blanketed winter wonderland. Summer is peak season in Cairngorms National Park, which can bring crowded trails and booked up campsites.

Know before you go

  • The Braeloine Visitor Centre has a permanent exhibition with information about the reserve and rangers on hand to answer questions.
  • Small biting midges are a common summertime nuisance in the Scottish Highlands. It’s a good idea to bring insect repellent.
  • Getting to Glen Tanar, and around, is difficult without your own transport.
  • Even in summer, the weather can quickly change. Warm, waterproof clothing and sturdy walking boots are essential.

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