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Camping in South Scotland

The Scottish Lowlands, largely made up of the beautiful Midland Valley, is one of the most ecologically diverse areas in the country and a magical place to camp. Plentiful wildlife, sweeping countryside and dense forest are skirted by a stunning, craggy coastline and together they make a wonderful camping destination. What is more, there are plenty of good campsites to be found and we’ve picked out the best of them.

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Whether it be glamping or pitching up a tent, camping with your family, or finding a campsite where groups are welcome, camping in South Scotland has much to offer. Read on for Hipcamp’s list of the best campsites in South Scotland.


Together the Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, and Ayrshire, form what is more broadly known as Southern Scotland, where swathes of countryside and the rolling hills of the Southern Uplands make a prime camping destination. Campsites in Southern Scotland are not hard to come by and there is a wide choice of good campsites to be found, from traditional tent-only bolt holes to lavish glamping havens. We’ve picked out our very favourite campsites in the area so you can easily find what you are looking for.

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