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- Sustainable, eco and dog-friendly site with a range of accommodation
- Among spectacular scenery to the south of Cairngorms National Park
- Llama trekking; heated amenities; bothy with kitchen, toys and books
Llama trekking, award winning and even dog renting (yes really)… it’s little wonder that Scottish glampsite Ecocamp Glenshee is rather well known around the land. Media types – who generally know a newsworthy thing or two when they see it – have happily covered this spectacular Perthshire place and its green setting, excellent accommodation and quite a bit more; yes, this is where you pause and peruse the site pics.
Ecocamp Glenshee has been a sustainable glamping site for almost a decade, visited by guests who want a peaceful and laidback place and a base for outdoor adventures. It’s 25 minutes' drive from Blairgowrie, on the southern edge of the spectacularly scenic Cairngorms National Park, and just under the slopes of Mount Blair with views across to the peak of Schiehallion.
You can be out and about all day long around this part of Scotland… think hill walking or trail running, rock climbing or mountain biking, wild swimming, canoeing and kayking and hikes through forests and around lochs. And that’s just in the warmer months… when it’s colder, Glenshee Ski Centre is 20 minutes’ drive north for snowboarding, cross-country skiing and downhill and touring skiing.
Amenities are excellent: the shower and toilet blocks are heated and insulated with unlimited and free hot water, and communal space The Bothy has seating, sofas, toys, local info, a library, a woodburning stove, charging points and a fully-equipped kitchen. Pick up supplies at the award-winning shop 10 minutes’ drive away, or buy sausages, bacon, burgers, baps and homemade scones and cakes from the Ecocamp Glenshee team.
And if you want to bring the dog? Ecocamp Glenshee not only welcomes dogs, it welcomes them with their own bed, a homemade dog treat and – your dog will get getting ideas – personalised food bowls; just let the team know the name of your dog when you book.
And if you don’t have a dog? Guests can ‘rent’ resident canines Smudge and Mousa, for walkies around the local wilderness and heather moorland.
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Lovely site in a beautiful area with friendly and helpful owners.
Excellent site. Excellent location. Friendly staff. Would recommend.
Very quiet and peaceful site with good facilities
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Tipis, yurts, or wigwams
Lake and/or mountain
Electric car charging point(s)
Gas cylinders available
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Dog walk nearby
Small (11-25 pitches)
Cycle hire nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Mountain biking nearby
- Coach stations
Kindallachan (Perth & Kinross): Layby Bus Stop
— 12.1 miles
12.1 miles Ballinluig (Perth & Kinross): Road End Bus Stop — 12.2 miles
12.2 miles Pitlochry: Fishers Hotel Coach Stop — 13.6 miles
- Train stations
Pitlochry Rail Station
— 13.6 miles
13.6 miles Dunkeld & Birnam Rail Station — 14.1 miles
14.1 miles Blair Atholl Rail Station — 18.0 miles
- Ferry ports
Lochleven Castle Ferry Landing
— 36.6 miles
Dundee City Airport
— 23.7 miles
In a dither about what to do first? The friendly and knowledgeable owners of Ecocamp Glenshee have over 20 years’ experience in adventuring around this land and will happily share local knowledge and tips as well as put guests in touch with local companies. But do stay on site for a bit first to meet the resident llamas, feed and halter them, and set off on a llama trek…
By car, Pitlochry and Braemar are both within 35 minutes, Perth is 50 minutes away and Dundee is an hour. Or ditch the wheels while you’re here and set out on the 64-mile Cateran Trail, accessible close by.
- Glamis Castle (16.2 miles)
- Blair Castle (18.3 miles)
- Braemar Highland Heritage Centre (19.1 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
- Does Ecocamp Glenshee have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Ecocamp Glenshee dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Ecocamp Glenshee? In a dither about what to do first? The friendly and knowledgeable owners of Ecocamp Glenshee have over 20 years’ experience in adventuring around this land and will happily share local knowledge … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of Ecocamp Glenshee?
Camping and touring Arrive: 3 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Depart by: 10 a.m. On-site accommodation Arrive: 3 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Depart by: 10 a.m.