Hobbits overlooking Loch Ness, Invermoriston


Eco Pods & Glamping Pods in Scotland

Love the idea of staying in the quirkiest accommodation Scotland has to offer? Like the idea of camping, but want to be able to shut the door at night? Then look no further - a holiday in a glamping pod in Scotland might be just the thing for you!

Why Choose A Camping Pod For Your Holiday To Scotland?

Glamping pods, wigwams, eco huts, and timber tents are compact and cleverly-designed spaces, perfect for a quirky glamping holiday. Suitable for both couples and families, or even friend groups, they offer weather (and midge) proof spaces to spend the night.

There are lots of of different types of camping pod accommodation in Scotland - from off-the-grid eco huts, to pods with all the luxuries of home. A holiday in Scotland in a camping pod offers the chance to experience life outdoors - without the hassle of pitching a tent. Here's how to choose your glamping pod in Scotland.

Types of Glamping Pods in Scotland

Basic Camping Pods in Scotland

Simply looking for a space to spend the night? Travelling on a budget?

Basic camping pods are usually unfurnished with either sleeping platforms or floor mattresses ready for you to lay your own sleeping bags. These pods also have electric lights and charging sockets, and sometimes there will be an electric heater for those chillier nights. 

Basic glamping pods are great for backpackers, cyclists, hillwalkers, or those just looking for a budget getaway, and are usually found on campsites with showers and cooking or BBQ facilities. They are great if you are travelling on a budget and looking for cheap glamping options in Scotland.

Most basic glamping pods will also have outdoor seating, or you can always open the door and watch the world go by.

Eco Pods in Scotland

Looking for a truly off-grid experience? Made with sustainable materials, eco pods offer the chance to get back to nature. From rustic pods with nothing but a floor to sleep on, to posh eco pods with solar panels and wood-fired hot tubs, there are lots of choices for glamping pod accommodation in Scotland which offer the perfect eco retreat.

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Are Glamping Pods Suitable for Families?

Looking to introduce the kids to camping, but can't face putting up the tent? Try a large glamping pod. Sleeping up to six they are perfect for family adventures. There's no need to squeeze everything into the car - your glamping pod will have everything you need - including mini kitchens, kettles, and toasters.

Some family camping pods even have space for a toilet and shower, so there's no need to traipse the kids outdoors in the night. Outside there will be space for everyone to run around, and fire pits or BBQs to cook dinner, and often lots of on-site family-friendly facilities.

Luxury Camping Pods in Scotland

Looking to go glamping in style? Glamping doesn't have to mean basic, some glamping pods offer incredibly stylish accommodation with luxury ensuite shower rooms, cosy double beds, kitchens with mod cons, TVs and sofas - maybe even a wood-burning stove for toasting marshmallows!

Luxury pods are great for couples or friend groups looking for a camping pod holidays, many sleep up to four people. Your glamping pod may even come with its own hot tub, perfect for relaxing and stargazing.

Glamping Domes Sauchope Holiday Park

What are the most popular destinations for Camping Pod Breaks in Scotland?

Glamping pods are incredibly popular and can be found all across Scotland. You'll find them along Scotland's national walking and cycling routes, like the West Highland Way, or in family-friendly holiday parks on Scotland's coast. As glamping pods are often off-grid, they can also be found in beautiful remote locations, right on the banks of lochs, deep in the forest or up in the mountains.

Below is some inspiration about where to go glamping in Scotland:

Camping Pods in the Highlands of Scotland

Head to the Scottish Highlands for an unforgettable camping pod break.

Whether you are a Munro bagger, a long-distance hiker, or you prefer the idea of glamping near a beach, book into a camping pod in the Highlands of Scotland. See dramatic Glencoe, explore remote Ardnamurchan, stunning Assynt, or visit Loch Ness.

The Scottish Highlands is a nature lover's dream and a popular place to enjoy a weekend getaway.

Glencoe Mountain

Glencoe, Highlands

Stay in a Pod in National Park 

Scotland has two national parks - Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, and the Cairngorms - both offering lots of space for family-friendly camping pod breaks. Book a glamping pod at Loch Lomond to explore by kayak or in the Cairngorms National Park near Aviemore to explore the forests by bike.

Go Glamping Near Edinburgh or Glasgow

Try a glamping holiday near one of central Scotland's cities for a relaxing break in the great outdoors with access to everything you need nearby. Choose a glamping pod near Edinburgh, in the east, and explore Scotland's capital before returning to your fire pit at night, or stay in a pod near Glasgow to discover the comfort of the countryside just outside Scotland's biggest city, located in the west of the country.

Stay In A Pod On A Scottish Island

From Skye to the Outer Hebrides, Scotland has around 100 inhabited islands to explore. Book your pod, jump on the ferry and head out for an island adventure. Why not discover the whisky distilleries on Islay, miniature Scotland on Arran, or 5,000 years of history on Orkney.