Category: Campsites


Campervans on small Scottish islands – Beyond the pale ?

I’m really looking forward to going to Colonsay for a long weekend in mid-May as part of my ’14 for 2014′. My Mum’s coming too and we’re now all booked up to go. We’re staying at Colonsay Backpacker’s Lodge, part of the Colonsay Estate, and looking forward to exploring the island, its beaches and generally soaking up the atmosphere of life on a small … Read More Campervans on small Scottish islands – Beyond the pale ?


A Dander in the Dales

Given the unusually cold April it was not until the May Bank Holiday weekend that we managed to get away for our first trip this year in Lydia, our camper van. We headed south from bonnie Scotland to the Yorkshire Dales, an area we don’t know too well but had planned to visit for some time. Our destination was Mason’s Campsite in the wonderfully-named … Read More A Dander in the Dales

Beware the Curtain-Twitchers

Remember when you were young and there was always an cranky old lady or couple who just seemed to hate kids ?  The kind of person who would peer out from behind their lace curtains when you were out on your bike or kicking a ball about ?  The kind of person who, if you did happen to kick your ball over their fence, … Read More Beware the Curtain-Twitchers


Top 10 Campsites in Scotland

Scotland boasts some fantastic campsites among wonderful mountain and coastal scenery.  Whether you like to camp in pine forests, stay right on the beach with amazing sunsets, prefer to experience a village community with amenities on your doorstep or equally want to get away from it all on a secluded site on a Scottish island, you can find it all here. My Top 10 … Read More Top 10 Campsites in Scotland