Author Archives: FourSeasonsCampers

Stargazing and the Northern Lights on an Autumn and Winter Campervan Road Trip

Looking for an autumn adventure? Why not enjoy nature’s own spectacular light show this autumn and take a road trip for some Aurora Hunting and find the Northern Lights in Scotland!  What are the Northern Lights? The Aurora Borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights, is only seen above the magnetic north pole of the northern hemisphere and is caused by gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere colliding with charged particles released from the sun’s atmosphere to create a stream of green, pink, red, yellow Continue reading →

Guide to Glenelg by Skye

History of Glenelg as a route to  Skye The perfect short break awaits you in the tiny village of Glenelg which sits sheltered from the Atlantic by the neighbouring island of Skye on the West Coast of Scotland.   Home to the oldest car ferry boat in Scotland,  the manually operated Glenachulish is a manually operated turntable ferry that sails through the Kylerhea straits between the mainland and Skye.  Operating throughout the day from Easter to October (it will come and collect you once they see Continue reading →

Guide to Touring the Outer Hebrides in a campervan

Our Guide to touring the Outer Hebrides in a Campervan There is no better way than touring the Outer Hebrides in campervan  to see this wonderful part of Scotland and the world! In order to preserve this stunning landscape and it’s friendly local communities that have looked after it for centuries, please be aware of the following recommendations: Respect the local community when wild camping in the Outer Hebrides and make sure that your campervan is not parked up close to resident housing.  This is the islanders Continue reading →

Campervan Road Trip Outer Hebrides –  Barra and Vatersay – Stage 1

Known as one of the world’s last great wildernesses, the Outer Hebrides offer mile after mile of pristine white sandy beaches surrounded by a crystal-clear turquoise shoreline making it a must see destination for anyone looking to take a road trip around Scotland.  So, if you’re planning on  an Outer Hebrides campervan road trip and looking for some inspiration and local knowledge, read on! The south Hebridean islands of Barra and Vatersay are easily reached by car ferry making them the perfect starting point for Continue reading →

10 Reasons why May is the best month to visit Scotland

There are literally hundreds of reasons why you should visit Scotland this year #ScotlandIsNow  but why not beat the summer crowds and enjoy Scotland at it’s best in late spring before the midgies and the tourists arrive?  Here’s 10 reasons why we think May is the best month to visit Scotland!  1. Woodland Walks when you Visit Scotland in May Scotland’s wonderful rhododendrons and pretty bluebells are in full display this month and the number one reason you should visit Scotland in May!  Whether you fancy Continue reading →

Top 10 hill walks for your tour around Scotland

Recognised as one of the world’s last easily accessible wildernesses, touring around Scotland has become increasingly popular with both families and independent travellers alike.  Famous for its whisky, spectacular scenery and romantic history, there are an abundance of tourist destinations to visit whilst touring around Scotland, yet more and more travellers are looking to escape the crowds and head for the hills, lochs, glens and beaches  for some respite from their busy lives.   If you are planning a tour around Scotland this year, be it Continue reading →