Send as an e-mail. Wild Camping. Final thoughts. But not wild camping in Scotland. Wild camping in Scotland is perfectly legal (hurrah), as per the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 which allows camping on unenclosed land. Wild Camping with a Campervan. I have read a few questions throughout this website about outdoor access rights and responsibilities in Scotland especially about Wild Camping. Leave no trace, not even tyre tracks. The rules for wild camping in Scotland are quite different to those in the rest of the UK, with it being possible to camp virtually anywhere you like on unenclosed land.
Send as an e-mail. Show all posts for this topic. Wild camping rules in Scotland are pretty unique in comparison to the rest of the world. It may sound like a challenge, but by using our wild camping tips, you can plan a safe and exciting trip that will have you hooked!
Dramatic landscapes combine rough mountains and desolate glens with shimmering beaches and beautiful bays. Whether it’s a wooded glen or a rugged coastline that floats your camping boat, you’re spoilt for choice in Scotland. I am co-ordinating the Scottish Natural Heritage's public awareness campaign for responsible camping in Scotland so thought I would offer you a comprehensive answer to the questions over whether you can camp in Scotland. Before you go wild camping in Scotland, it’s worth familiarising yourself with the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.It’s a bit like the Highway Code, but with an emphasis on outdoor activities.
The risks associated with wild camping Wild camping is not without risk, which is why it is important to be suitably prepared before setting out on a trip. Funny ol' set up really, but we've camped and wild camped in Scotland and the Isles for years, without ever being moved on. Wild camping is tolerated as long as people are discreet, so avoid these to make sure you stay out of sight. I’ve been worried because of the crazy wind and what it might do to my tent. On the Western Isles you’re never far from water, and the closely grazed land at the fringes of loch and sea can make for the perfect pitching spots. It is often suggested that wild camping is more acceptable in Scotland, ... Ireland has a limited ‘aire’-style network, plus the Safe Nights initiative. In Scotland, wild camping is defined as camping in a small group for two to three nights. I’ve not been frightened doing that because I’m a woman. Wild camping: Scotland. Thorn Tree forum Country forums UK & Ireland Scotland. 1.4k … Show all posts for this topic. cubby5. Bear in mind also, there no public footpaths or public rights of way in Scotland either. In Scotland, wild camping is allowed almost anywhere, thanks to the right-to-roam laws. Wobbly black clusters: These indicate the curves of corries or crags.