This is one of the most popular routes for our customers when they tour Scotland in their camper van or motorhome.
The journey begins in Glasgow from Caledonian Campers office at Clydebank. We are conveniently situated on Dumbarton Road which takes you to the A82 to Oban and beyond.
Oban is popular stop when touring in a camper van or motorhome. It is the gateway to so many of the islands accessible by ferry. It takes approximately two and a half hours to drive in a campervan or motorhome from Caledonian Campers office in Clydebank, Glasgow. There are a selection of campsites in the Oban area with the camping and caravanning site being the most popular for our customers due to the privilege card we provide with each campervan hire. This entitles you to discounts and entry into some members only sites.
Fort william is known as the outdoor capital of the UK. Now if that wasn’t good enough reason to visit whilst hiring a campervan in Scotland then I don’t know what is!
There is something for everyone in Fort william whether that be walking , climbing, white water rafting or quad biking. You will find every outdoor activity you can think of in Fort William. If that is too much you can always stay in your campervan and relax!
leaving Fort William take the A830 to Malliag. This takes you through the village of glenfinnan. The viaduct may seem familiar, it features in the Harry Potter films. This is an ideal spot to stop in your campervan for a cup of tea or some lunch.
The village of Arisaig (the Safe Place) is centred on the sheltered shore of Loch nan Ceall, it spreads west along the Rhu road and north along the shore towards Morar. It is accessible wit your campervan or motorhome. Here the stunning views to the islands of Eigg, Rum and Skye begin and the beautiful sandy beaches that stretch along the old road towards Mallaig.
There are a selection of campsites available to stay in your campervan or motorhome, many have access to the white sandy beaches and are well catered for people touring Scotland in their campervans. A favourite of ours is sunnyside croft touring site.
There are ferries operated by Cal Mac three times a day Mon-Fri. Check the recent timetables for more accurate information. Our 2 or 4 berth campervans are priced the same as a car on the ferries making the trip even more affordable.
Skye is an island of contrasts.The jagged Cuillin ridge drops to the gentle white of a soft sand beach. Inlets, bays and islands create a complex pattern with the sea. Tiny villages and historic keeps are familiar, fascinating and steeped in history.
Again there are a selection of campsites on Skye that will be able to cater for those touring Scotland in a campervan or motorhome. The privilege card provided to you by Caledonian Campers ensures you get the discount on the camping and caravanning site on Skye.