Farm glamping in Galashiels

From rugged coastline to roaring waterfalls, there’s much to see within easy reach of this Scottish Borders town.

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12 top farm glamping sites near Galashiels

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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Ewe Love Camping Pods

3 units · Glamping120 acres · Penrith, Cumbria, North West England
Modern Lake District glamping pods among the trees, with exceptional views of Blencathra
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Otter Moss Accommodation

4 units · Glamping12 acres · Brampton, England
Otter Moss Accommodation offers a variety of upscale camping options suitable for couples, families, and groups. Nestled within a picturesque 12-acre former farm, the majority of the site surrounds a spacious meadow. Additionally, the site boasts a charming small lake featuring three islands and a rowing boat for leisurely water activities. Situated at the northern edge of the stunning Eden Valley, guests can enjoy sweeping views of the Cumbrian Fells, with visibility extending to the Solway Firth and the Lake District on clear days. The Lake District is a convenient 40-minute drive away, while various sections of Hadrian's Wall are even closer, reachable within a 15-minute drive. Carlisle and the M6 motorway to Scotland are both just 20 minutes away, with the picturesque market town of Brampton also within a 15-minute drive and offering its own attractions. Local pubs are plentiful in the area, with a diverse selection available within a five-mile radius. Accommodation units at Otter Moss come equipped with heating, kitchen utensils, and stoves, ensuring guests' comfort and convenience. Each unit also includes firepits or barbecues, as well as bedding and towels for a hassle-free stay.
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Camping at Cardewlees

37 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents1 acre · Carlisle, England
A welcoming, family-run farm campsite between the Lake District and Hadrian's Wall
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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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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
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Cherry Trees Farm

2 units · Glamping4 acres · Wigton, England
Cherry Trees Farm Campsite is located in the northern part of the Lake District National Park. It offers wooden camping pods with stunning views of the Solway coast and the North Lakeland fells. It's a great place to stay if you want to explore the peaceful and beautiful county of Cumbria on foot or by bike. Despite its remote feel, the campsite is only a 15-minute drive from the M6 and there are nearby villages with pubs and stores. The wooden pods are located on the edge of a meadow and can accommodate two people. They come fully equipped with bedding, towels, kitchenware, and cooking utensils. Each pod has its own shower and compostable toilet, as well as a kitchen area with a gas stove and a sink with hot and cold water. And the best part is, each pod includes the use of a private hot tub to relax in after a day of exploring the fells.
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Harebeck Holidays

8 units · Glamping, Motorhomes1 acre · Wasdale, England
Nestled between the Western Lake District Fells and the Irish Sea coast this site is situated on a working dairy and sheep farm. Farm tours can be arranged on arrival. A play hut with outdoor games, drying room with communal fridge and freezer (some units have their own small fridge). Natural hedges surround the site. Four fruit trees near the shower block Half a mile to Gosforth village with Shop, Bakery, Cafe, 4 Pubs providing food and an Italian restaurant. Gosforth and Seascale villages have play parks. Muncaster Castle, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, Wasdale, Scafell Pike and Sandy Beaches with Cafes selling local ice cream are nearby with most Lake District attractions within an hours drive and Edinburgh a three hour drive away. There are 5 campervan/motorhome pitches, a pod, a modern take on a shepherds hut with underfloor heating, a heated pod and two gypsy caravans with electricity to book. All pitches are on gravel positioned to enjoy views over farmland to Scafell Pike and other fells, they are surrounded by grassy areas with seating and a picnic table. A wooden play hut has outdoor games and toys inside. Awnings can be added on the 3 larger pitches. Tents can be pitched next to units for an extra £10 per night. Barbeques are allowed on gravel with our Gypsy Caravans having a campfire area. There is a communal fridge and freezer, outdoor drying space. Farm tours can be arranged. Wildlife and farm animals can be seen in the surrounding fields. Fresh vegetables and barbeque packs can be ordered with 24 to 48 hours notice. Grocery deliveries accepted from supermarkets. There is also a holiday cottage on the farm sleeping 6 over two rooms. Situated midway between the Western Lake District Fells and the Irish Sea Coast makes this site ideal for lower or higher level walks. Sandy beaches at Seascale and St Bees have cafes selling locally made ice cream alongside play areas to keep children happy. Scafell England's highest mountain is close by as are a number of Wainwrights. Nearby is Muncaster Castle and Gardens with its Hawk and Owl Centre, also Ravenglass (a Roman port with remains of a bath house),  you can ride up the Eskdale Valley on the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway (Laal Ratty). Perhaps take a stroll to Stanley Ghyll waterfall. They have a cafe at both terminuses with a museum in Ravenglass where nearby you can sample Ravenglass Ice Cream. Wasdale and Ennerdale are close by both valleys having cafes and pubs.
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Howbeck Lodge

27 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents7 acres · Hesket Newmarket, England
A dog-friendly farm campsite on the northern edge of the Lake District
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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.
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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.
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Damson View Glamping

5 units · Glamping1 acre · Cumbria, North West England
Self-contained glamping pods in the Lake District's beautiful Lyth Valley
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Farm glamping in Galashiels guide

Overview

Encircled by green fields, wooded downlands, and river valleys, there’s a good amount for outdoor enthusiasts to discover in the immediate vicinity of this quintessential Scottish Borders town, just an hour outside Edinburgh. Galashiels is a convenient launch point for adventure into the Southern Uplands, Scottish capital, and East Lothian sunshine coast, with several glamping, camping, and caravan sites offering hassle-free alternatives to wild camping. 

Where to go

Around Galashiels

Discover the inland charms of the Scottish Borders at one of the caravan sites, holiday parks, or woodland campsites in Gala’s rural surrounds. A cyclist’s haven, several trails pass through the area, including National Route 1, while city breakers looking for a casual ride or ramble can follow shorter routes, such as the Four Abbeys or Gala Circuit Walk.

Edinburgh & the Pentland Hills

Right on the doorstep of the Scottish capital, the Pentlands are convenient for combining city sightseeing with outdoor exploration. The undulating hillside is a destination for hikers and bikers, with long distance and circular trails providing sweeping views of Edinburgh and beyond. Wild camping is possible within the regional park, while caravan and glamp-sites can be found closer to the capital.

Moffat Hills & St Mary's Loch

To the west of Gala, this rugged range boasts valleys, lochs, and the UK’s highest waterfall—the Grey Mare’s Tail. Wildlife enthusiasts flock here to admire rare upland flora and fauna, while hikers and bikers explore off-road tracks such as the Southern Upland Way, which passes directly through the region via St Mary’s Loch. Accommodation options include lochside campsites, glamping yurts, and caravan parks.

East Lothian Coast

Explore 40 miles of dramatic North Sea coast in East Lothian, Scotland’s sunniest destination. Watersports are a popular pastime here, as is birdwatching, rockpooling, riding, and rambling. Beachside caravan parks and wild campsites provide overnight options up and down the coastline.

Northumberland National Park

This vast and tranquil park just south of the Scottish-English border is an ideal spot for remote region ramblers and stargazers, thanks to its status as a Dark Sky Site. Working farms, no-frills field sites, and touring parks can be found all along the park’s extensive network of walking trails, cycle paths, and bridleways.

When to go

Winter camping is best avoided unless you’re experienced, as nighttime temperatures hover around zero from November through to March and snowfall makes travel tricky. Frosty scenes can still be enjoyed in spring and autumn, while avoiding summer camping crowds.

Know before you go

  • Wild camping is largely permitted in Scotland under a strict leave-no-trace policy, though busier regions often require a campsite booking or permit.
  • Wild camping is not permitted in England, including in Northumberland National Park.
  • The Diamond Cycle Centre in Galashiels offers bike hire with delivery and pickup.
  • Not all sites accept walk-ins, so check in advance.
  • Check out the Scottish Outdoor Access Code to learn more about safely and responsibly exploring Scotland’s great outdoors.

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