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.

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92% (47 reviews)

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12 top campsites in South Scotland

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Kestrel Lodge Camping

10 units · Tents4 acres · Keswick, Cumbria, North West England
A family-friendly Lake District campsite, nestled between the quiet shores of Bassenthwaite Lake and the beautiful Cumbrian fells
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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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Collierhall Farm

5 units · Tents10 acres · Lanark, Lanarkshire, South Scotland
Very quiet and easily accessible from the motorway (1 mile) The farm is set in 100 acres and has a mixture of caravans, motorhomes and tents. There is a golf course across the road and the world heritage site of New Lanark only 7 miles away. Edinburgh and Glasgow are also easily reached by car or train.
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£20
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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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£275
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Troquhain Woods

6 units · Motorhomes, Tents14 acres · Castle Douglas, Dumfries, South Scotland
Nearly wild camping for tents and campervans in a Scottish woodland
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£25
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West Highland Way Campsite

40 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents10 acres · Glasgow, Lanarkshire, South Scotland
A welcoming campsite on the West Highland Way
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£40
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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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£25
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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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Cleghorn Farm

11 units · Glamping, Tents250 acres · Scotland
CLEGHORN FARM WILL BE CLOSED OVER THE WEEKEND OF 23rd - 25th SEPTEMBER FOR A PRIVATE FUNCTION. *PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE ONLY OPEN FOR WEEKEND 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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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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£85
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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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£130
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Ruberslaw Wild Woods Camping

53 units · Glamping, Tents500 acres · Hawick, Scottish Borders
Enchanting woodland campsite with some of the Scottish Borders' most stunning views
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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.

Camping in South Scotland guide

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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.

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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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