Scotland is an excellent destination to enjoy a relaxing summer getaway particularly if you’re looking to rent an RV or motorhome. The range and diversity of locations to see during a tour in a campervan is awe-inspiring. There are so many places including landmarks, viewpoints, and sights to explore, which should you go first?

7 of the top places to go in a campervan Scotland

With our extensive knowledge of motorhome excursions in Scotland and sightseeing tours when camping throughout Scotland we are able to give you insider’s advice and recommendations for the most popular destinations to explore in your campervan from Freedom Motorhome Hire.

1 Island escape

Scotland is blessed with the stunning natural assets of numerous beautiful islands. Most of them are on along the Scottish west coast, and are easily accessible via ferry. Isle of Skye Isle of Skye also has a road bridge that is free.

A number of the top islands you can choose for a camping trip are Arran Mull, Islay, Lewis, Harris and Skye.

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

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

Arran is called Scotland in miniature because of the landscape comprised of Lowlands and Highlands which makes it the perfect island for outdoor adventures. Harris and Lewis, located in the Outer Hebrides, offer you the ideal opportunity to get away from the world in the road on a Scottish camping trip.

2 . King of castles

Scotland has a wealth of castles , fortifications, and castles that you can visit , and it’s a challenge 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 is difficult, why not take a trip on Scotland’s sole Castle Trail, located in the north-east region of Scotland?

Three Lochs (not lakes)

In Scotland the area of inland water is referred to as”a 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 Menteith Lake. Lake of Menteith near the city of Stirling.

Two of the most beautiful lakes to visit are Loch Lomond, the largest area of water that is inland in the UK located inside Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park, as well as 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 breathtaking views when you are on an excursion on the road in Scotland. Keep an eye out for signs on the roadside that point you towards famous viewpoints.

5 Whisky in abundance

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

Some to think about include Talisker Distillery on the Isle of Skye, Glengoyne just north of Glasgow or Glenkinchie to the east of Edinburgh.

For a variety of whisky distilleries all in one location Visit Whisky Island of Islay. Whisky Island of Islay or follow Scotland’s Whisky Trail along Speyside located in Scotland’s Scottish Highlands.

6. Sand and the sea

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

Sandwood Bay on the west coast of Sutherland is located in the North Coast 500 driving route is a trek about six miles, however the reward for your effort are an enormous expanse of sand, backed by dunes. There’s also a beautiful sea stack that is located right from the shore.

In Fife There are stunning sandy beaches in St Andrews West Sands, Tentsmuir and Aberdour just to mention some.

7 City lights

A trip on a campervan to Scotland is a great way to travel to the seven Scottish cities. These include the capital of Edinburgh the largest city in Scotland of Glasgow and Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness. Find camping sites near the city’s boundaries or within the city itself to get a low-cost method of visiting the tourist attractions of Scotland’s most famous cities.