Sublime Scottish beaches you won’t believe are close to our Club Sites
Scotland’s soul-stirring shorelines will set your senses surging. Boasting scenery that will leave you enchanted, there is an enormous 8,200 miles of Scottish coastline to discover, showcasing unblemished beaches bursting with beauty that will ‘knock your socks off’. We invite you to enjoy beach camping, Scotland style.
The Scottish coastline is a place to immerse yourself in magical moments, listening to the sound of the sea, while sinking into soft sands beneath your feet and gazing out across glistening waters until your eyes meet the horizon. Feel the spirit of Scotland sweep over you and find yourself hooked by the magnificent and majestic landscape, it’s liberating.
This is William Wallace country, where ‘freedom’ echoes on the winds. Time on the Scottish coast will stay with you forever, and with a vast expanse of shoreline to see, camping close to the beach is a great way to enjoy an enthralling experience in the Highlands.
With five beach campsites in Scotland, we’re your ‘stairway to Scottish beach heaven’.
Beaches near our Rosemarkie Campsite
The remarkable village of Rosemarkie sits on a breath-taking bay facing Fort George, looking out across the North Sea. Renowned for having one of the finest coastlines on the Moray Firth, the bay boasts a sublime spread of sand featuring rocky outcrops set against a backdrop of spectacular scenery, ranging from subtly sloping farmland to colossal craggy cliffs.
Rosemarkie beach is a minute’s walk away from our Club Site and it’s not the only attraction. Visit the amazing Chanonry Point Lighthouse at the southern end of the beach, it’s the perfect place from which to admire local wildlife and view dolphins and seals at play in the bay.
Two minutes from the Club Site is the fabulous Fortrose beach, which features a blend of mixed sand and shingle. This dog-friendly corner of paradise has a picnic site and a golf course… “Fore!”
Drive 20 minutes north from our Club Site and the cracking Cromarty Beach awaits you. Situated on the southern shore of the mouth of Cromarty Firth, this splendid seaport town is home to an awesome stretch of beach that’s a blend of mixed sand and pebbles, scattered with rocky outcrops. With wonderful long walks to enjoy, Cromarty Beach, is bursting with wildlife and utterly breathtaking scenery. The town itself is a treasure trove of shops, pubs and restaurants, the ideal place for a pit stop.
Beaches near our Dunbar Campsite
The glorious county of East Lothian, which hugs the east coast just south of Edinburgh, is home to a superb selection of beaches just waiting for your bare feet to walk their gorgeous golden sands.
With a whopping 12 bays, each within a 30-minute drive of our Dunbar Club Site, you’re blessed with an abundance of beaches to choose from. Whitesands Bay, with its arching sandy beach and geology trail is less than half a mile from the Club Site.
Dunbar East – Belhaven Bay is an extraordinary beach, characterised by a mishmash of sand, shingle and grasslands, while the elusive Ravensheugh Beach is a tranquil, dog-friendly haven backed by sand dunes and astonishing views – it’s an adventure trying to find this beach but trust us, it will be worthwhile.
Other beaches within easy reach of our Dunbar Club Site include Thorntonloch and Seacliff. These splendid beaches are packed with things to do, but if you’re after a bay that’s rarely busy, then the beach at Sea Cliff is the place to be. With a long stretch of stunning sand, surrounded by magnificent cliffs, it’s a place where peace and quiet come as standard.
Beaches near our Culzean Castle Campsite
A mile from our Culzean Castle Club Site is the captivating Culzean Beach, which is set in a spectacular country park, where stunning scenery will leave you standing in awe. The secluded and serene beach sits beneath an amazing castle, which perches atop steep craggy cliffs and is surrounded by wondrous lush green woodland.
Culzean Beach is a blend of fine mixed sand and rocks, with the beautiful Culzean Country Park providing a sensational backdrop, stretching for miles in the distance. It’s an enchanting estate boasting a resoundingly rugged coastline. At the southern tip of the park, discover the majestic Maidens Beach.
Stretching along the sweeping Maidenhead Bay, situated near the pretty seaside village of Maidens, the beach is a vast expanse of sand with a grassy foreshore. Characterised by soul-stirring scenery, including views of Ailsa Craig, on a clear day the bay reveals the Mull of Kintyre in the distance – a sight that is beautiful to behold.
Head north along the coast and you will come across Croy, an attractive stretch of sand, rich in rocky outcrops. It’s a great place to encounter exquisite views of Culzean Castle. Further north still, around 6 miles away from the campsite, is Dunure Bay. This stretch of the Ayrshire coastline is home to a charming shingle beach.
Characterised by a small harbour and overlooked by the ruins of Dunure Castle, the beach is a bonafide beauty spot where you can tuck into a picnic, soak up the jaw-dropping scenery, get stuck into some rock pooling or even catch a boat trip, and with Dunure village on the doorstep of the beach, there’s plenty of shops and restaurants to enjoy.
Beaches near our Inverewe Gardens Campsite
Hit the Highlands in style from our Inverewe Gardens Club Site, the most northerly of our caravan sites in Scotland with sea views. Experience the wildest, most glorious coastal secrets Scotland has to offer, including a handful of harmonious beaches.
Four of the most fabulous beaches – Firemore at Poolewe, Gairloch Big Sand, Gairloch Redpoint North and Gruinard Beach – are within a 15-minute drive away. A fifth beach - Mellon Udrigle at Laide – is a 20-25 minute drive away.
Unspoilt and remote, these five fantastic beaches are gloriously appealing and great fun for all the family, including four-legged friends. Firemore Beach is a beautiful, pure stretch of sand standing opposite Isle Ewe, close to the village of Poolwe – a quaint setting surrounded by craggy peaks and breathtaking hiking trails.
Gairloch treats you to the stunning scenery of Wester Ross, plus sublime sandy beaches aptly named Big Sand and Redpoint North. Big Sand boasts spectacular views of Longa Island and the majestic mountains of Skye and Torridon. The beach is backed by a vast expanse of sand dunes worth exploring. Redpoint is the place to be to experience a rip-roaringly magnificent sunset, while offering killer views across the Mich and Western Isles. As days draw to a close, watch the sun sink below the horizon, sparking a splendid display of colour as light beams bounce off the water’s surface.
6 miles from the Club Site is Gruinard Beach, a favourite for coastal walkers thanks to its attractive surrounding scenery, which captures the true essence of the Scottish Highlands. Accessible via a series of steep steps, the flat, sandy beach is scattered with rocky outcrops – ripe for a spot of rock pooling.
Just over 11 miles away is the marvellous Mellon Udrigle at Laide, which is not to be missed. The area features farmsteads and cottages, while the beach boasts incredible white sands backed by dunes.
With unrivalled views of the distant Highland mountains, be sure to look northeast and experience the incredible spectacle that is Suilven near Lochinver. It’s an encounter with nature you will never forget…
Beaches near our Nairn Campsite
Where the Moray Firth first joins the North Sea sits our Nairn Club Site. Next to the historic harbour town of the same name and the perfect base from which to experience and explore the Highlands. Home to two sublime sandy beaches, Nairn has been a popular place for sun, sea and sand seekers since Victorian times.
The main beach – Nairn Central – is backed by low sand dunes and a pretty promenade, while Nairn East stretches for just over a mile, reaching the RSPB reserve at Culbin. With unforgettable views of the Moray Firth, gazing out to the Black Isles, Nairn has an uplifting aura.
A playful pod of dolphins frequents the Nairn coastline and there are regular sightings of their fun and frolics from the beach. If hiking is your thing, then there’s a wonderful walk you can enjoy from Nairn to Whiteness Point. Saunter along the coastline or explore inland paths, including part of the Delnies Circular Path - tidal conditions permitting. Make your way to Whiteness Point, where you will be welcomed by a long stretch of sand jutting out into the bay. It’s the perfect place for spotting dolphins, seals and birdlife.
We invite you to experience the spirit of the Highlands in all its splendour. Replenish your mind, body, soul and spirit as you explore from one of our beach campsites in Scotland. We’re ready to welcome you for the adventure of a lifetime.