Is summer the best time to visit Scotland in a campervan?

Having suffered one of the wettest summers this year, I have to say that summer is not always the best time to visit Scotland in a campervan.   If midges and crowds aren’t your thing then it might be much more preferable to visit Scotland in autumn, winter or spring …as long as you’re prepared and happy to bring some warmer clothing. In my opinion, the best months to visit Scotland in a campervan are May and September:  May because of the glorious colours of Scotland’s Continue reading →

September 2017 Special Offers for Campervan Hire

Enjoy an autumn break in one of our luxurious 2016 or 2017 VW T6 Campervans with our September Special Offer! 6 nights for the price of 4 – save £250 Get an 2 extra nights free in September 2017 when you book one of our campervans. Price includes all bedding, towels, camping gas, BBQ, outdoor furniture, kitchen equipment and starter pack as well as unlimited driver insurance and unlimited UK mileage. Normal price £750.  Offer price £500.     by

Wildlife Weekend in Scotland

Whether it’s a day away, a weekend or a week touring around in our campervan, my husband Ivan and I have a wildlife competition: one point is given for common birds of prey and moorland birds, deer, pheasants, grey squirrels and hares; two points for more unusual birds of prey such as sea eagles and osprey or dolphins, porpoise, red squirrels, and lesser seen moorland birds like Capercaille.  Our usual campervan holiday takes in the amazing beaches and mountains of the west and north of Continue reading →

7 Day Campervan Tour around Scotland with Teenagers

The key to a happy holiday with teenagers is to get them out into the fresh air and give them loads of exercise and a campervan holiday around Scotland offers just that!  A trip in a campervan to explore a new country is an adventure.  The beauty in this type of holiday is the freedom it brings so make sure you include your teenagers in the process.  Let them have a say in where they want to go by browsing over the maps in advance, Continue reading →

Top Tips when visiting Scotland

Bring a variety of clothes no matter what the season! It doesn’t matter what time of year you are visiting Scotland, you can’t plan for our unique island weather system.  I’ve sunbathed on a beach in a bikini at the beginning of April and enjoyed a snowfall amongst the blossom of cherry trees in June.  Our weather is what makes our landscape beautiful but you need to make sure when travelling around Scotland that you dress for every occasion.  A light rain coat is a Continue reading →

Ten Top Tips for planning the perfect Campervan Tour around Scotland

Decide how many miles/how many hours you want to travel per day. Remember when planning your route, that many roads in the Highlands are single track and therefore you need to allow extra time. Decide 5 key sites you don’t want to miss and plot them on your map. Use a map plotting tool such as Google Route Maps  Next plan your campsites each night. Combine wild camping with campsites so that you can stock up on water and empty your waste.  We recommend approximately Continue reading →