The Best campsites in Scotland with sea views

Our caravan and camping experts have put together a list of the best campsites in Scotland that has sea views

Scotland just like Wales is an amazing place to visit. When you think about visiting Scotland you think about staying in a hotel or a B & B, but if you really want to see what this magical place has to offer then you really need to staying on a campsite with sea views.

There is no doubt that we all lead a much busier life than twenty years ago. The pace of life has got faster and more people are suffering from stress, so what better way to get away from all the problems that modern day life throws at us, and stay on a campsite in Scotland with sea views.

When you go camping in Scotland and staying on a campsite with a sea view then you can enjoy the fresh air. The campsites in Scotland offer so much for those that like to get out and about. You can go walking, surfing, bodyboarding and if the water is not too cold then you can go for a daily swim. For those of us who like to relax a little bit more, then you can have a nice picnic and enjoy the views of the water.


Here are the best campsites Scotland has to offer


Gruinard Bay

Laide, Wester Ross  IV22 2ND

For those of you who want to enjoy a romantic weekend or a week on a Scottish campsite then you must visit Gruinard Bay. This campsite screams romance. You can spend the evening with a nice glass of bubbly watching the sun setting over the blue sea from your pitch.

This is a great 

for people who love to fish. You can enjoy the day fishing from a boat, or you can go on a sealife cruise and watch the seals and dolphins glide through the water.

Spend the evening watching the sun setting over the sea from your seafront pitch and spend the day fishing from a boat or enjoying a sealife cruise and getting up close to seals and dolphins.


Clachtoll Beach

134 Clachtoll, Lochinver, Sutherland, IV27 4JD

Clachtoll Beach is a lovely Scotland campsite. Some say it is the best campsite in Scotland. It is 100 metres from Clachtoll Beach and Split Rock. It is a great place to take the family and the children with love the natural playground. Just five miles down the road you will find Lochinver which has lovely shops and restaurants.


Sango Sands

Sango Bay, Durness, Sutherland IV27 4PZ

I really do love this Scotland camp site with sea views. In the summer it is like heaven, sat there eating a nice sandwich while watching the whales, seals, and dolphins. The campsite is on cliffs above the beach and next to the Sango Sands you will find a bar and restaurant. If you like whisky, then you will love your night out.


Sands Caravan and Camping Park

Gairloch, Wester Ross IV21 2DL

Sands Caravan and Camping Park has fantastic views of the Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides. It is a wonderful site in a great location. If you want to go for a nice bike ride, then you can hire a bike and you can hire a kayak if that is what you fancy. There is also a shop on site which is very useful. Just three miles down the road you will find restaurants, and shops.

Choose between a pitch sheltered by the dunes or one high up with fantastic views of the Isle of Skye and the Outer Hebrides. There is a shop, café, bike and kayak hire. Gairloch, with its shops and restaurants, is just three miles’ drive.


Dunnet Bay Caravan and Motorhome Club site

Dunnet, Thurso, Highlands, KW14 8XD

This is a great site for tourers and motorhome owners. It overlooks Dunnet Bay. If you fancy taking a boat trip to the Orkneys, then you can visit John O’Groats and take a ferry. There are lots of things to do on site and nearby.


Cnip Grazing

Cnip, Maibhaig, Uig, Isle Of Lewis, Hebrides HS2 9HS

Cnip Grazing is a great campsite in Scotland. It is located on the grassy verge of a white sand beach, making it a great Scotland camp site with sea views. This is very different to other campsites. It is not owned by a company or a family, instead it is owned by Cnip villagers through a community trust. Make sure you take everything you need with you as the nearest shop to Cnip Grazing campsite is four miles away. The nearest shop is four miles.


Seal Shore Camping & Touring Site

Kildonan, Isle of Arran KA27 8SE

The Seal Shore Camping & Touring Site which is located on a private beach on the Isle of Arran won the AA small Campsite of the year award. If you love gannets, otters, porpoises, dolphins, grey seals, and basking sharks then this is the camping site for you.


Shielings Campsite

Craignure, Isle of Mull PA65 6AY

This is a great Scotland camp site with sea views. I think it is one of the most romantic campsites on our list. You can sit on the grass and enjoy the views of the sea, and the mountains. It is a family-friendly site. Nearby there are shops, pubs, cafes, and buses that will take you to Tobermory and Fionnphor.