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Best Places to Visit in a Motorhome in Scotland

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Scotland is an ideal destination to enjoy a relaxing summer getaway especially if you’re looking to rent an RV or motorhome. The range and diversity of destinations to explore during a tour in a campervan is captivating. There are so many places including landmarks, viewpoints, and sights to explore, which do you decide to visit first?

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Because of our deep understanding of motorhome travel in Scotland and tours of sightseeing while camping throughout Scotland We can share our insider’s knowledge and recommendations for the most popular places to go to with the campervan.

1 Island escape

Scotland is blessed with the stunning natural assets of many beautiful islands. Most of them are on from the Scottish west coast, and is easily accessible by ferry. It is also possible to access the Isle of Skye. Isle of Skye also has a road bridge that is free.

A handful of the most beautiful islands that you can pick for a camping trip are Arran Mull, Islay, Lewis, Harris and Skye.

Each island has its own unique beauty, atmosphere and charm and it is based on your preferences as to the place you select to visit on an excursion in a motorhome Scotland.

For quiet roads and wildlife We are in love with Mull for its famous mountain views as well as bustling towns and villages You’ll love Skye as well as whisky enthusiasts, we recommend Islay.

Arran is often referred to as Scotland in miniature because of an area consisting of Lowlands and Highlands making it the perfect island for outdoor adventures. Harris and Lewis, located in the Outer Hebrides, offer you the ideal opportunity to get away from everything on the road on a Scottish campervan vacation with Freedom Motorhome Hire.

2 . King of castles

Scotland is home to a multitude of fortified castles that you can explore and it’s difficult to pick the most desirable. Some of the most well-known Scottish castles are Edinburgh Castle, Balmoral Castle (home to the British Royal family during their time located in Scotland), Balmoral Castle (home to the British Royal family when they are in Scottish Highlands), Cawdor castle, Eilean Donan Castle located on an island within Loch Duich, Glamis Castle and Stirling Castle.

If choosing Scotland’s best castle tours proves to be difficult, why not try Scotland’s one and only Castle Trail, located in the north-east region of Scotland?

Three Lochs (not lakes)

In Scotland the area of water that is inland is known as the loch. The term “lake” is used in England however Scots can proudly say that there is only one such lake within Scotland and that’s The Lake of Menteith near the city of Stirling.

Two of the top lakes to visit are Loch Lomond, the largest area of water that flows through the inland waters of the UK located within Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park. Also, there is Loch Ness, the home of the legend of Loch Ness Monster. Go to Loch Ness’s Loch Ness Centre to find out more.

4 Spectacular viewpoints

It’s almost impossible not to see stunning views while on the driving tour around Scotland. Be on the lookout for signs at the side of the road that will direct you to famous viewpoints.

5 Whisky in abundance

Castles, stunning scenery and whisky are three of most sought-after destinations for tourists looking to travel to Scotland. Whisky distilleries can be a wonderful half-day or day trip as well. With so many distilleries to explore, you’ll be overwhelmed with options.

There are a few options to consider: Talisker Distillery on the Isle of Skye, Glengoyne just north of Glasgow or Glenkinchie to the east of Edinburgh.

If you want to see a number of whisky distilleries all in one location Visit Whisky Island of Islay. Whisky Island of Islay or follow Scotland’s Whisky Trail along Speyside within Scotland’s Scottish Highlands.

6 Sea and sand

Scotland is famous for its stunning coastline, which includes a number of spectacular beaches. The most beautiful beaches are located on Harris Island. Island of Harris in the Outer Hebrides. The most well-known place of the islands on Harris island is Luskentyre. Learn more about the great driving through Harris’ West Coast of Harris.

Sandwood Bay on the west coast of Sutherland situated within the North Coast 500 driving route It requires a hike that is about 6 miles long, however the reward for the effort is an enormous expanse of sand that is surrounded by dunes. There’s also a beautiful sea stack that is located right from the shore.

In Fife In Fife, there are fantastic sandy beaches in St Andrews West Sands, Tentsmuir and Aberdour just to mention just a few.

7 City lights

A campervan journey to Scotland allows you to travel to all seven of Scotland’s cities. They include Edinburgh, the capital of Edinburgh which is Scotland’s biggest city of Glasgow along with Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness. You can find camping sites near the city’s boundary or within the city itself to get a low-cost option to explore the tourist attractions of Scotland’s most famous cities.