There's nothing quite like glamping in Aberdeenshire and the North East. Whether you’re Munro bagging in the Cairngorms or rubbing shoulders with royalty in Royal Deeside, there’s plenty to keep you busy in this beautiful area of Scotland.
After a busy day exploring the region, you’ll be glad to return to the peace and tranquility of your Wigwam® Holidays luxury, en-suite glamping pod.
Whether you are a thrill seeker and adventure hunter on holiday, or someone who enjoys peace, tranquility and relaxation (or a combination of it all) - there is loads to do in Aberdeenshire. It's an area well known for it's huge skies, uplifting light and stunning beauty - edged to the south by the magnificent mountains of the Cairngorms and to the north - sparkling sea and beautiful coastlines. The walls even sparkle in the city of Aberdeen (known as the Granite City).
If you love kings and queens old and new - Aberdeenshire is just the place for a glamping holiday. There are 300 castles, including Fasque Castle, Braemar and Crathes to name a few. For a more up-to-date royal experience, take a guided tour through Balmoral - the Scottish home to the Royal Family.
The region's landscape is rich and diverse, offering walks and trails through moors, woodlands and lush forests the likes of Tyrebagger and Glen Tanar National Park. And for seaside delights - explore Banffshire's unspoilt coastline. With its dramatic cliffs and beautiful sandy beaches it’s easy to see why the pretty fishing villages - like Pennan - are popular day trip destinations. In fact, Pennan is where the cult classic Local Hero was filmed.
This coastline is a haven for marine creatures, especially bottlenose dolphins. If you're lucky - you could even be rewarded with a showing of The Northern Lights.
The vibrant City of Aberdeen, with its rich heritage and distinctive granite architecture is a year round destination with a packed programme of activities such as craft and vintage fairs for visitors to enjoy. There are countless opportunities to scratch your shopping itch in the shopping centres and lovely independent shops dotted around.
The stunning Cairngorms National Park - the largest in the UK - is easily accessed and is a haven for wildlife spotting. Scale the mountains, or take the Cairngorm Ski Lift and enjoy lunch with a view in the cafe at the top.
Culinary specialities of the region include dishes made from local lamb, Aberdeen Angus beef, venison and the freshest of seafood - plenty to tantalise the taste buds.
So why not sample the delights of north east of Scotland with Wigwam® Holidays and explore this fascinating area from the comfort of one of our beautifully located camping pods?
For a glamping break that guarantees comfort and relaxation, we recommend booking into the Wigwam® Holidays Greenley Croft glamping pod. Tucked into the Bamffshire coastline, you can explore this stunning region by day and enjoy a calm, comfortable evening in one of our most secluded glamping destinations.