Dog-Friendly Glamping in Scotland - 7 Sites to Inspire You
Going glamping with your dog gives you a chance to enjoy the great outdoors with your four-legged best friend, without having to worry about dog sitters or your pooch chewing up furniture while you’re on holiday. From hiking with your dog to tossing them a piece of your campfire-cooked sausage at dinner time, holidays are better with your dog. If you’re interested in dog-friendly glamping in Scotland, read on to discover seven beautiful glamping sites that welcome pets.
1. Wigwam Holidays Cove Farm, Berwickshire
Located on the border of Berwickshire and East Lothian, Wigwam Holidays Cove Farm is in a spot that’s long been popular with holidaymakers, and it’s easy to see why. With pretty little beach towns dotted along the coastline and ample opportunities for windswept walks, fishing trips and surf lessons, your holiday can be as peaceful or action-packed as you’d like.
Wigwam Holidays Cove Farm is a stone’s throw away from the charming village of Cockburnspath and eight miles from the picturesque town of Dunbar. The site has eight ensuite glamping pods ready to welcome you and your dog for a memorable holiday.
2. Wigwam Holidays Glenlivet, Speyside
If you’re looking for dog-friendly glamping in Scotland’s iconic Cairngorms National Park, Wigwam Holidays Glenlivet is ideal. With whisky distilleries, munros, mountain biking, and even a ski centre within easy reach of the site, there’s loads to keep you busy here.
Wigwam Holidays Glenlivet is home to both ensuite glamping pods and larger glamping lodges, including accessible options for those with limited mobility or who need wheelchair access. You can bring up to two dogs with you for a small charge.
3. Wigwam Holidays Largo Law, Fife
Another great option for a coastal getaway with your dog, Wigwam Holidays Largo Law is situated in East Neuk, a beautiful corner of Fife (fun fact: “neuk” is a Scots word for nook or corner). There are cute fishing villages where white-washed stone buildings surround small harbours, local eateries offering the freshest seafood, a variety of cultural events and festivals, and an Instagrammable view around every corner.
The glamping site itself has six ensuite Wigwam cabins placed around a working farm with views over the Firth of Forth, with three of the cabins offering dog-friendly glamping. There’s also a barbeque hut onsite available for rent, perfect for rainy days. The site is 12 miles outside St Andrews and an hour and 10 minutes’ drive from central Edinburgh.
4. Wigwam Holidays The Loft, Speyside
When it comes to dog-friendly glamping in Scotland’s Highlands, The Loft is an excellent option. The site is located on a large working farm complete with onsite walking trails, hot tubs, a barbeque hut, goat feeding experiences, and a variety of glamping accommodation options, including accessible glamping lodges.
The seaside village of Findhorn is located four miles from the site, offering beach walks, watersports, and cute cafes. The area offers lots to see for history buffs, with Brodie Castle, Cawdor Castle (made famous by Macbeth), and Culloden Moor all within easy reach of the site, just to mention a few options. Moray Speyside is home to more than half of Scotland’s whisky distilleries, and The Loft benefits from being on the Scottish Malt Whisky Trail and proximity to the annual Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, making this a great spot for whisky-loving glampers.
5. Wigwam Holidays Montrave Estate, Fife
Wigwam Holidays Montrave Estate is ideally located for a weekend getaway from Scotland’s central belt, with Edinburgh a mere hour’s train ride away. With swings, a football field, a communal barn with barbeque and ping pong, woodfired pizzas, and hot tubs, there’s no shortage of fun to be had for the whole family onsite.
The site sits on the edge of East Neuk in Fife, full of picturesque coastal villages. Falkland Palace and Gardens are also nearby, offering a chance to step back in time as you discover this once-favourite destination of Mary Queen of Scots’. Elie Beach is ten miles away and offers a great chance for a beach day with your dog. Meanwhile, Cairnie Fruit Farm lets you pick your own seasonal fruit for a memorable experience for the whole family.
6. Wigwam Holidays Solway View, Dumfries and Galloway
Wigwam Holidays Solway View is on the River Dee and with views over the Solway Firth. This makes this working farm an ideal destination for dog-friendly glamping in Scotland’s Borders. Up to two pets are allowed per cabin, and there’s an allocated dog-friendly play area on the campsite.
The town of Kirkcudbright is six miles away, offering a colourful, charming mix of historical buildings lining the town’s working harbour. The town was a popular destination for artists in the 19th century, and with so much prettiness around, it’s easy to see why. Galloway Forest Park is a 40-minute drive away, with plenty of walks and dark skies perfect for stargazing to keep you entertained.
7. Strathfillan Wigwam Village, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs
It’s hard to think of a more iconic spot for dog-friendly glamping in Scotland than Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. This corner of West Highlands is packed with activities for outdoorsy types. The bonnie banks of Loch Lomond are just a twenty-minute drive from the site, offering watersports, angling, and loch cruises. You can scale Ben Lomond or explore the Arrochar Alps, or visit some of the loch’s thirty islands.
The Strathfillan Wigwam Village is on a working farm that is home to chickens and Highland cows. There’s a woodland walk from the campsite to a nearby waterfall perfect for a little adventure with your four-legged friend.
We hope you’ve found some inspiration from these seven great dog-friendly glamping sites in Scotland. Click here to view all our Scottish glamping sites – you can filter sites by whether they allow dogs in the drop-down menu on the left side of the page.