Scottish Highlands top the list for British motorhome holidays

A recent survey of more than 5000 motorhome holidaymakers revealed the Scottish Highlands to be top of the list of their favourite destinations. This is hardly surprising as the Highlands are ranked seventh on National Geographic Magazine’s list of the world’s greatest unspoilt locations. The region simply offers some of the most sensational scenery and landscapes in the UK.

If you are looking for your next motorhome trip or you are gearing up for your first, you may want to consider the destinations favoured by motorhome travellers that visit them regularly. The Highlands cover a staggering two-thirds of the country north of Edinburgh and offer a unique combination of glens, lochs, mountains, rivers, castles and wildlife as well as incredible driving routes.

Scotland also boasts some of the most fantastic campsites for motorhome holidaymakers. Not only do they offer fabulous facilities, they are located amongst amazing mountain and coastal scenery. With an array of pine forests, beautiful beaches, warm and welcoming communities and secluded islands you are sure to find the perfect site in the perfect place.

Port Ban Holiday Park is situated on the Kintyre peninsular and offers breathtaking views of the Paps of Jura. It is an efficiently run site with a sandy beach, play equipment for the kids and offers a family oriented environment. The site boasts a shop, cafe and delicious restaurant and you can also venture to the nearby Kilberry Inn which is renowned for its bar meals.

Blair Castle Caravan Park is set in Highland Perthshire within the Cairngorms National Park. The site is next to Blair Castle to which campers are permitted free entry. The area offers a range of adventure sports such as bungee jumping and rafting.

Applecross Campsite can be reached by accessing the third highest road in Scotland and sits above the village of Applecross in Ross-Shire. The site occupies more than six acres of open field and offers wonderful views of the Inner Sound looking towards the islands of Rhona, Raasay and the Black Cuillins of Skye. The site is known for its tranquillity and relaxed atmosphere with things getting a little livelier at the weekends with games and dances held. The camp can accommodate sixty motorhomes and touring caravans, it has several water and electricity points, shower block, laundry room, tumble dryer and customer freezer.

Rothiemurcus can also be found in the heart of the National Park in the Caledonian pine trees and offers the perfect experience of wild Scotland. You can take an exciting walk, ride off on a mountain bike trail or sign up for one of the other 50 outdoor activities that can be booked at the Rothiemurcus centre.

Use our easy motorhome hire service and plan your next road trip to the stunning highlands of Scotland.