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Deciding to staycation is one thing, but finding a destination is another. Here, we take a look at spots in the UK to suit every traveller, from fun lovers to foodie fiends!
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Campervan holidays in Scotland: 11 of the most amazing places to have a camping adventure in Scotland

It’s the year of the Staycation, and nowhere does that better than Scotland.

a passenger bus that is parked on the side of a mountain © 11 of the most spectacular places to have a campervan holiday in Scotland

Although we can’t travel far from our homes just yet, as lockdown eases we’ll be able to venture further afield for a much-needed break.

a rocky beach next to the ocean © “You are surrounded by sea and hills,” says Alex of Clachtoll Beach campsite on the beach near Lochi…

And what better way to escape than by hiring a campervan and exploring what Scotland has to offer?

an island in the middle of a body of water © “You can always get a permit where you can park your campervan anywhere,” says Alex of the breathtak…

“This is the year for it,” says Alex Black, who runs Big Sky Campers with Rob Dawkins, “It’s having that sense of freedom. If you have your own vehicle you can do your own thing. You learn so much about your own country.”

a large waterfall over some water © “There’s a wonderful campsite on the edge of Loch Brittle,” says Alex of this stunning corner of the…

Based in Edinburgh, the campervan hire company has been running for four years now and gone from two vehicles to nine. Lockdown has been hard for them, but they are determined to keep going and are looking forward to restrictions easing.

a body of water with a mountain in the background © The shores of Loch Broomare offer rugged views and perfect tranquility. Alex came across Baddrallach…

Alex, who has the enviable task of scouting out locations for travellers, said: “I would recommend not doing the North Coast 500. It’s wonderful but it’s really busy because everybody’s doing it.”

a flock of seagulls flying over a body of water © Glenmore Campsite can be found in the heart of the Cairngorms on the sandy beach of Loch Morlich. “I…

Instead, she has suggested 11 magical locations in Scotland to have a campervan staycation.

a sunset over a body of water © Applecross campsite can be found on a remote peninsula in Wester Ross. “It’s fantastic,” says Alex, …

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a close up of a snow covered mountain © The Red Squirrel Campsite at Glencoe also comes highly recommended. “You couldn’t be in a more spect…

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