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Discover the best camping near Edinburgh, Midlothian

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Camping near Edinburgh

Home to the world renowned fringe festival, hill-top Edinburgh Castle, and the beautiful golden mile with its museums, monuments and historic art galleries, Edinburgh is one of the UK’s most vibrant and interesting cities. Despite the cluster of elegant town-house hotels, the surrounding area also boasts some excellent campsites and campers will be surprised to find great options just a short drive away. Browse our selection of the best luxury glamping and traditional campsites below or use the filters tab to refine your search further.

Outdoor stays for every style

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You needn’t stay far from Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, to find a good campsite. Discover all the best campsites recommended by the experts behind the Hipcamp guidebooks with this special collection of campsites near Edinburgh and book your next adventure online at the best price.

Safety at Hipcamp

Inclusion Policy

We have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination at Hipcamp and are committed to helping our Host and Hipcamper community be inclusive.
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Hosting Standards

All Hosts should review and adhere to these standards around providing a positive Hipcamp experience, being a thoughtful neighbor, and serving as a responsible citizen.

Hipcamper Standards

All Hipcampers should review and adhere to these standards for safety, trip preparation, and respect in order to uphold Hipcamp’s most important value: “leave it better.”

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Recreate Responsibly

Recreate Responsibly

  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
  7. Build an inclusive outdoors
Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Dispose of waste properly
  5. Leave what you find
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors
National Weather Service

National Weather Service

We integrate with the National Weather Service to provide valuable fire advisories to Hosts and Hipcampers. Real-time Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watch Warnings help keep our community safe.
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