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Loch Ness Glamping

Child friendly glamping, Highlands

About Loch Ness Glamping

Embrace the raw wilderness of camping and combine it with a little luxury. As seen on Channel 4's "Four in a Bed", Loch Ness Glamping has the glorious backdrop of the Great Glen and is amidst the Scottish Highlands. Offering a choice of accommodation, choose to stay in one of the Armadilla Pods or in The Stables. Children (and adults alike) will enjoy the Trampoline, Tree House / Slide, Horse Swing or Hammocks. Cook on the indoor BBQ or order a delivery to your door. Loch Ness Glamping strives to provide the ultimate in getting away from it all and having a real family adventure - give it a try…

Glamour Camping = Glamping

Loch Ness Glamping is a family run business, set in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, near the world-famous Loch Ness.  Competitively priced like a hostel, but with the facilities of a bed and breakfast, the aim is to provide a camping experience fit for everyone, whilst giving you an extra helping of glamour.

The Accommodation

Clad in larch to blend in with the stunning landscape of Glenurquhart, the custom-built wooden eco-pods are en-suite equipped (shower and toilet), with a fridge, tea-making facilities and your own LCD TV with DVD. Gone are the days of chilly feet whilst camping, each pod is fitted with under floor heating as well.

There are a total of six pods nestled between the rolling hills of the Glen with each having its own barbeque pit and area. The pods are also equipped with their own front decks, so you can sit back, eat, drink and take in the Scottish wilderness. Comfortable, glamorous and very affordable, Loch Ness offer a range of tailor-made food options for your stay and can provide breakfast in the morning, delivered straight to your door.

If glamping isn't for you, The Stables is a large up-market family suite adjacent to the glamping site and has it's own barbeque area, patio and infra-red sauna.

THE ARMADILLAS

Six exclusive Armadillas are set within the backdrop of the Great Glen and surrounded by world renowned nature, in all its Highland splendour.

The Armadillas include: sleeping space for two people, TV / DVD with iPod dock, wet room with WC, shower and wash basin, free WiFi, crockery and cutlery supplied, underfloor heating and hot water, kettle, toaster and fridge, storage cupboard and drawers, each Armadilla also comes with fresh bedding and towels, private BBQ / fire pit for each unit and a microwave available in indoor BBQ house.

Families of 4 or 5 who wish to stay in the Armadillas can book two next to each other. If there is one child a roll up mattress often suffices. 

Two of the pods are unique in their offering - the Armadilla Max’s. Both are bigger and have a higher specification than their pod counterparts and are perfect for those extra special occasions.

THE STABLES

A stone’s throw from the Armadillas, set within the horse haven. The Stables sleeps 2-3 adults and up to a family of 5, and offers a larger layout with extra amenities perfect for families or those looking for a whole lot more. With its own kitchen, self-catering is also an option on your Highland experience.

The Stables includes: a 6′ double bed in the master bedroom, twin room with two single beds - a roll up Mattress or Cot can be provided for extra children, TV / DVD, fully fitted kitchen, central heating and hot water, crockery, cutlery and cooking items supplied, private undercover outdoor seating area, large luxury bathroom, private patio BBQ area and fire pit, auna available (at extra cost), WiFi, indoor dining area with fresh bedding and towels supplied.

The Stables has its own under covered eating area but guests are also welcome to use the Finnish BBQ houses.

Eating in or Out

BBQ WHATEVER THE WEATHER!

There is a private BBQ and fire pit for each Armadilla and lodge, as well as a shared covered eating area and indoor BBQ facility (in its own little house!). The Stables have their own private under cover eating area. There is a lit, under cover washing-up area.

Loch Ness Glamping have their own organic home reared meat available to purchase as well as home grown salad and vegetable options in season. Breakfast can be delivered to your door - Continental Breakfast is £4.50 or a full cooked breakfast of organic local eggs, bacon, vine tomatoes, mushrooms, sausage and haggis, toast, jam/marmalade and apple/orange juice for £7.50 - there are vegetarian/vegan options. Delicious home-made cakes can be bought too.

DINING OUT

Nearby there is an excellent cafe that offers healthy vegan and vegetarian food, as well as meat, and can also do a private dinner for 8 plus people if you book as a group. The village takeaway will deliver food to your door. There are seven restaurants in the village, two of which offer a free pick up and return service. One of these - Cobbs Restaurant - has a great view of Loch Ness. Free transport is available, book yourelf or ask Sonia or Graham to do so on your behalf.  There is a small supermarket in the village, open until 10pm, for basic foods.

For the Kids

You will  no doubt meet the friendly neighbours - all be they four-legged creatures; the children will love the gorgeous Highland cows, Shetland sheep and horses. There are ample grounds providing a stage for many activities, from football to rounders. Many other activities and equipment are also provided, from a trampoline to a small treehouse, equipped with a slide and swings, and hammocks - there is a table tennis and chess room too. The cows can be brushed and fed and the sheep love cuddles (just ask the owners)

Children will love the space generally - the river frontage is partiularly lovely and there are many walks that the whole family (even your dogs!) will love. Sonia and Graham at Loch Ness Glamping have created a short river walk with native animals hidden amongst the trees for your children to find, while you sit back and relax with a glass of wine and BBQ by the river.

Pets are very welcome at Loch Ness Glamping - please advise at booking.

Around and About

Drumnadrochit is the hub for the Loch Ness Monster Exhibitions. You can book cruises to visit the famous waters here and take a visit to Urquhart castle, which is situated on the shoreline of Loch Ness, transporting you back to the Medieval era. 

The surrounding area is full of Historic castles and Battle Fields, not to mention plenty of cheap Golf Courses.

Spend the day at Boots N Paddles – a local award winning outdoor pursuits company.

Visit Inverness or go on a guided highland walk or tour.

Loch Ness Glamping is just a short drive away from the capital of the Highlands, Inverness. And if you drive a bit further you will meet the Cairngorm mountains, which offers excellent walking, snowboarding and skiing opportunities to enhance your experience of glamping in the Scottish Highlands.

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NOTE: Single night bookings are available, except on Friday and Saturdays (unless filling a gap between bookings). Friday/Saturday night bookings £8 supplement for all Armadillas.  Option for a roll up mattress on the floor of the two larger pods at an extra £12.

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NOTE: Single night bookings are available, except on Friday and Saturdays (unless filling a gap between bookings). Friday/Saturday night bookings £8 supplement for all Armadillas.  Option for a roll up mattress on the floor of the two larger pods at an extra £12.

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