The Isle of Skye
Escape the busy world with breath taking scenery wherever you park your VW Campervan
Open Up The Possibilities
Whether you’re planning on hiking across mountains, trekking out to see whales and eagles, or soak in history from dinosaurs to rebellious wars, Skye has you covered.
We love the Isle of Skye for its varied beautiful landscape, allowing you to plan trips with various activities for all types of getaway.
With so many campsites to choose from we’ve got three suggestions to get your planning started, along with a few choice bits to do near each one.
Staffin is one of the most northerly points of Skye, with activities suitable for the young and old
- Crofthouse museum, step into a village kept as it was 100 years ago for an immersive experience of life in the past
- If fishing is your passion or you fancy seeing what it’s all about try Sea Angling with a chance to catch a variety of fish from cod to rays.
- Take a leisurely hike to the coast and see what fossilized traces of the past you can uncover at An Corran locally known as “Dinosaur Beach”.
On the South West coast of Skye lies Glen Brittle, sitting right on the coast for those picturesque Loch views. Glen Brittle is famed for it’s climbing and hill walking being overlooked by the Cuillin Mountains
- Dunvegan Castle of the Clan MacLeod offers a rich history dating back 800 years for the budding historian, accompanied by stunning gardens with vast varieties of plants.
- If you’re looking to test your rock climbing skills, there are opportunities for Deep Water Soloing climbs near the campsite
- Glenbrittle is known for its local seal colony and takes full advantage with its award winning up close and personal seal trips
Towards the North West coast you’ll find Loch Dunvegan, an excellent place to make your base before heading off on a myriad of hikes of varying difficulties
- The Coral Beaches – noted for its white sand makes for a great walk, with its remarkable ontropical’esk lookingsea… In the right weather
- If your hiking needs require a good challenge, then look no further with MacLeod’s Table, a hike to test your skills and equipment, leaving you with a satisfaction of conquering the summit.
- Visit Neist Point and it’s lighthouse atop the basalt cliffs. This walk is favoured for its views while being less taxing compared to something like MacLeods table. And if lucky and sharp eyed, a chance to see whales or basking sharks.
Get Ready To Explore
These are just a mere taste of what’s on offer in Skye. It lends itself so well to traveling by Camper Van, allowing you to see as much or as little on your trip as suits you.
We haven’t even touched on swimming in the Fairy pools near Glen Brittle, the Highland games at Portree, or Skye Live, Skye’s very own music Festival.
Did we also mention the Whisky Distilleries?
With so many locations, sights, activities and experiences, you’ll be planning your next Camping trip before you’ve even started the first.