A traditional Mongolian yurt at Great Glen Yurts, Torlundy near Fort William, Highlands
Glamp it up on a holiday to Scotland by staying in a yurt, a fun and effortless alternative to traditional camping. Yurts are a quirky accommodation option ideal for an unforgettable break in Scotland’s great outdoors, with many beautiful locations across the country to choose from.
An increasingly popular way of camping is to stay in an authentic yurt. Already pitched so you don’t have to hammer a single peg, they offer a high-end camping experience and are usually comfortably equipped for stress-free outdoors sleeping.
Usually in the rounded Mongolian style, yurts are warm and inviting spaces, often completed with wood burning stoves, comfortable cushions and large patterned rugs underfoot. This type of glamping is well suited to larger groups and families with the more spacious yurts being able to sleep numbers of 10 and over. The open planned space within the yurt can be very versatile as bedding can be folded up to maximize the living area during the day.
Glamping accommodation can provide the ideal base for exploring Scotland; the spread of glamping options across the country means there is a site to suit every holiday experience, from rural country escapes on farmlands to coastal retreats with accessible beaches and loch side hideaways.
Stay at Marthrown of Mabie in Dumfries and Galloway where yurts lie in a secluded spot at the heart of Mabie Forest, a perfect spot for a woodland escape. Often yurts are situated in locations where you’ll find ample things to see and do. At Loch Tay Highland Lodges spend your break in a yurt in the peaceful foothills of Ben Lawers; close to the shore of Loch Tay and ideal for either a relaxing break or an action packed holiday. Fishing and wildlife watching are available on site and for those keen for something with a faster pace whitewater rafting, quad biking and canyoning are all available close by.
Gorgeous yurts, fabulous views, a breath of fresh air. Glamping in style in the beautiful Ettrick Valley.
Escape to another world for a few days and unwind in this small exclusive 'glampsite' in the Scottish Borders.
Each Bothy sits on their own private site with lovely views of Loch Ken. Each has its own private decking that wraps around the hot tub. Relax and enjoy the wonderful views, nature, peace quiet and tranquility.
The Galloway Activity Centre offers a wide range of accommodation from Mongolian Yurts for those looking for a bit of glamping, to our bunkhouse lodge for budget bunk rooms to our new luxury eco bothy accommodation.
The three 18' Trossachs Yurts are set in woodlands on West Moss-side Organic Farm. Each sleeps two in total luxury or four comfortably. Total seclusion yet just 1 mile from the village of Thornhill and the Trossachs on the doorstep.
Traditional Scottish Holiday Cottages, set in one of the most beautiful and stunning parts of the country. From the sea, to the castles; from the islands, to the mountains, there is so much to explore...
A bit like wild camping, but with easy car access and lovely facilities. Campfires encouraged! bring your own tent or upgrade to a Nordic Kata with wood-burning stove and sheepskin rugs, built on a wooden platform in the birchwoods.
If you are visiting Orkney, indulge in a more adventurous style of self catering, combining camping with the comforts of home.
Our yurt is 21ft in diameter and will comfortably sleep four but is still cosy for a romantic stay for two.