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Glenmore campsite offers everything you could wish for from a camping holiday – refreshment, relaxation and the outdoor lifestyle. The site offers a unique combination of landscapes and mountainous views with complete forest immersion. And did we mention the direct access to the beaches of Loch Morlich, what more could you want? 

The Cairngorms National Park covers a beautiful 4,528km2. Its breathtaking backdrops are dominated by rolling mountains, whilst lochs, heathlands, forests and grassy expanses fill everything in-between, like a natural patchwork thousands of years in the making. Sitting like a pin-point within this incredible park is our Glenmore Campsite.

Tucked neatly between the thousands of ancient pine trees that populate Glenmore Forest Park, this campsite indulges in the Scottish highlands, but it's willing to share. 

Enter the site and you’ll be immediately impressed with the surroundings. Dotted throughout the towering trees are open, well-kept pitches. The rugged outdoor feel is still there though, with the option to go for pitches amongst the trees, and the highlands always in sight.

A very short walk through the treeline gives access to the sandy beaches of Loch Morlich, one of this campsite’s many appeals. From the water's edge enjoy the panoramic views of mountains, forests and waters.

The Cairngorms National Park is a magnet for outdoor and nature enthusiasts, and it’s not hard to see why. The area is abundant with wildlife. Deer, otters, ospreys and even golden eagles are often spotted. More than 280km of footpaths and trails criss-cross its diverse lands. There is canoeing and kayaking on Loch Morlich and, of course, many mountains provide a challenge across all seasons. Come winter time, take to the slopes on skis or a snowboard and experience some of the UK's finest runs.

Other attractions near our Glenmore Campsite include the Strathspey Steam Railway, Cairngorm Mountain Railway and the Cairngorm Mountain Centre.

Enjoy your next holiday at Glenmore. This magnificent area is something everyone should see, and our Glenmore campsite is where they should see it from.

Part of Glenmore Campsite closes over the winter months, for information on this and the site layout you can download the PDF here

Facilities available at Glenmore Campsite, Aviemore

Facilities on-site include toilets, showers, dishwashing, laundry and more and the 206 pitches are suitable for tents, caravans and motorhomes.


Directions to Glenmore

From the South

  • From the A9 take the turn off for Aviemore.
  • At the first roundabout follow signs for Glenmore Village.
  • Glenmore site will be on the right hand side

From the North 

  • Take the A9 turn off for Aviemore.
  • Drive right through Aviemore
  • At the roundabout follow signs for Glenmore Village.
  • Glenmore site will be on the right hand side
  • Unfortunately Sat Nav does not recognize the post code for Glenmore or it will lead you the wrong way. If you wish to use Sat Nav, please enter ‘Aviemore’ as your destination and then follow the instructions above.

Public transport at Glenmore


Provider: Stage coach Badenoch and Strathspey
Route numbers: 15,34,34b,34c,209
Nearest stop: Outside site entrance and shop
Distance: 250 yards


Provider: Scot Rail
Nearest station: Aviemore
Distance: 7miles

Caledonian Sleeper

The Caledonian Sleeper is an overnight train service operated by ScotRail which offers an overnight service between London Euston and Scotland.  The service does serve the Aviemore train station, local to Glenmore site.

You can book online up to 12 weeks in advance at or telephone bookings can be made with ScotRail telesales on 08457 55 00 33.

Glenmore campsite sits in the Cairngorms, just by Loch Morlich and a short drive from Aviemore. This of course means your to-do list could be an endless stream of outdoor activities, if you wanted it to be.

To get that stream started, take a look at our list below of some of the places you can visit on your camping holiday, and for even more take a look at this page.

Full On AdventureFull On Adventure
Full On Adventure offer a massive range of outdoor activities, including white water adventure river tubing, family rafting and more.

Full On Adventure, Adhara, Carrbridge,
PH23 3AX
Always book in advance to ensure availability as they do not offer drop in activities.

Loch Morlich WatersportsLoch Morlich Watersports
A short walk from our Glenmore campsite, Loch Morlich Watersports offer plenty of activites for you to try.

Glenmore Lodge, Glenmore, Aviemore, Inverness-Shire, PH22 1QY
The boathouse and café are open from Easter to October.

cairngorm mountain furnicularCairngorm Mountain
There are plenty of activities for you to try at Cairngorm Mountain, all with stunning backdrops.

Cairn Gorm Ski Area, Aviemore, Inverness-Shire, PH22 1RB
Telephone: 01479 861261

cairngorm reindeerCairngorm Reindeer Herd
A unique experience in the Cairngorms, the Cairngorm Reindeer Herd is a perfect day out for all.

Reindeer House, Aviemore, Inverness-Shire, PH22 1QU

highland-wildlife-safarisHighland Wildlife Safari
Guided wildlife excursions with a friendly and experienced local nature watcher in a comfortable Land Rover Discovery.

Telephone: 01479 811169

 For Rainy Days

Hilton,-Coylumbridge Hilton Hotel, Coylumbridge
When it rains it pours and when you need a quick break away from a damp campsite hotels and their facilities provide a great distraction! 

Address: Coylumbridge, Aviemore, PH22 1QN
Tel: 01479810661

Macdonald-Aviemore-ResortMacdonald Aviemore Resort
Less than 15 minutes away, Macdonald Aviemore is a conveniently placed hotel with plenty of dry indoor activities for the whole family.

Address: Aviemore, Inverness-shire, PH22 1PN
Tel:  01479815100

The-Strathspey-RailwayThe Strathspey Railway
Take a trip on one of the stations steam trains and experience the stunning scenery of Scotland like you’ve never seen it before.

Address: Aviemore Station, Dalfaber Road, Aviemore, PH221PY
Telephone:  01479810725


InvernessThe City of Inverness
Inverness is an hour’s drive from the site and boasts plenty of indoor activities for all ages.


Summer Activities

Geocache Hunt
Explore Glenmore and see if you can find the 10 geocaches hidden across the Forest Park and discover some magical places along the way. Pick up your map and find out more details at the Glenmore Visitor Centre.
From:  02/07/2016 to 04/09/2016 
Time: 10am - 4pm
Price: FREE

Glenmore Explorer Top 20 Challenge
How many of the top 20 fun things can you do whilst visiting the Forest Park?
Pick up your challenge form from the Forestry Commission Visitor Centre, Glenmore.
Daily 10am-4pm
Price: FREE

For further information please contact:
Visitor Centre Glenmore - 01479 861220
To visit Glenmore Visitor Centre Website here


Prices From
£15.75 per night (Two Adults)

At a Glance

  • Toilets and showers available
  • 206 pitches
  • Hardstanding and electric hook up available
  • Pets welcome
  • Close to the town of Aviemore
  • Ideally located for winter sports
  • Open all year
  • View our pricing guide and seasonal dates

Contact Details

Phone bookings: 024 7642 3008
Glenmore Campsite, Aviemore Aviemore Inverness-shire PH22 1QU
01479 861271

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My Review of Glenmore
By Lisa Alexander
Just home from a three day camping holiday, campsite is big, plenty room for everyone. Campsite itself is clean, toilet block reasonably clean but showers are dated, push the button style which are ridiculous to use and also means you cant set the temperature you want. We tried to book electric hook up with our tent pitch but no hook ups available but thought there would be at least one socket available in the toilet/shower block to dry hair etc but none, not even one in the laundry which was very surprised at given the price we were charged. Our friends were there too in there caravan with electric hook up but somehow we were more expensive for a tent with no electric!!! And we had to pay extra for having an extra car, complete rip off, been to much better equipped campsites for half the price. I know it states there are midges on the site but it is horrendous some nights so beware and be prepared.
J Walsh review of Glenmore
By J Walsh
A fantastic site great for walking or water sports on the loch. Plenty to do in the area if you want to be active or you can just relax on the beach at Loch Morlich which is right next to the site. We stayed here the first two weeks in August and had a great time, showers and toilets are well maintained and electric hook up was good, no tripping out. The only thing against this site was some of the people who used it, those who obviously thought it is below them to clean the floor of the shower after they used it, those who drove the wrong way round the one way system as it was a shorter way to the gate and those who didn't clean up after their dog. I don't know if those people were members or not, but I never once saw a member of staff stop a car driving the wrong way or speak to a person who just walked away after their dog fouled the site. I have to say I was saddened by the behaviour of quite a few of the people on site, All my family loved the area and my son spent most afternoons at the loch, either kayaking or just playing in the water and on the sand. But I didn't feel the staff enforced any rules and because of this we wont be using any camping in the forest sites again.
Ade review of Glenmore
By Ade
This is the second time we have stayed at this site which although relatively secluded is excellent if you like Cycling / walking /water sports. There is a small cafe / shop just off site which sells basics and has a great little cafe section selling chips and pies etc. The location is beautifull and the only down side would be if it rained as limited in door activities in area. The only down side to the entire site that we can see is there are no individual wash basins in toilets. An excellent run site which understands that children do want to play ball games and ride there bikes.
alex review of Glenmore
By alex
Site was good size, hot water at shower block even with a good 4 inches of snow. Would be perfect if other campers respected others space around their pitch and not just let their kids run around others units while they are setting up theirs. Not the campsites fault
Glynis review of Glenmore
By Glynis
Paradise! We have stayed here several times over the years and the stunning views over Loch Morlich and the Cairngorm Mountains never fail to take my breath away. You can sit on the beach, take a short stroll in the forest or go for a long walk in the mountains. It is paradise for dogs as well but take a pair of tweezers as they tend to acquire ticks. The toilet blocks are kept very clean and the shower cubicles are nice and spacious.
By Tricia walker
We have just returned from our tenth year holidaying at Glenmore, we love the surroundings but unfortunately the wardens are not the most friendly! They can't even be pleasant enough to smile or say hello as they pass you, in fact they would go out their way to avoid you. They are extremely dictatorial! Their attitude is certainly not needed on such a lovely campsite!
ANNE GRAHAM review of Glenmore
Arrived to find part of camp site closed due to snow and frozen facilities but we parked up amongst the pine trees and then could step out to the sandy shore of the loch, although due to cold temperatures decided not to swim. Rest of family went off skiing, extra buses had been laid on to take skiers up to the mountain, as a non skier I took bus into Aviemore. Bus stops outside the camp, there is also a small shop on the site and winter sports equipment could also be hired here. Plenty of walks in the area for various levels of fitness. Only downside due to the weather, was that the walk to the washing/toilet block was treacherous in parts due to icy paths. Staff very friendly.
Liz Bishop review of Glenmore
By Liz Bishop
We have just returned from a fantastic holiday at Glenmore...The reception staff and wardens were lovely and friendly..the site was spotless and very well kept..a real credit to the staff...The access to the lake and beach was lovely..the children enjoyed swimming in the loch and collecting pine cones...The toilets were spotless as were the showers which were HOT...plenty of sinks to go round and a great dishwashing area..local information is everywhere around the site..we hired a bike for our eldest son which came with a helmet and lock for ̴�21.00 for the week..he rode round the site for hours..!!! There is a regular bus service directly outside the camp which runs to the base of the mountains and to Aviemore..All in all a stunning site and one we will return too..if you're in the area give it a's lovely..!!! xxx
A Young family with 2 children review of Glenmore
By A Young
As a young family we love this site! We've visted twice in the last two years in our tent. There are two downsides to this site. The first is that there is not a room to go to when it's raining - we had a lot of rain during our last stay and it would be nice to have a games room or some sort of room so we could have gotten out of the tent. The second downside is that the playground is not actually on the site, it's in forest beside the site and a public carpark. A little playpark on the site would be great. No complaints about the staff, they are lovely, helpful and very friendly! The rule of no noise after 10pm is strictly adhered to, some people were asked to leave beacuse of the noise they were making at 1am while we were there. The site is ideal for children to play and cycle on their bike or scooter. It is in a great location and Loch Morlich is amazing with the added bonus of a little cafe on the man made beach for a hot chocolate or two! We're planning to return again in 2013 in our caravan.
Wendy review of Glenmore
By Wendy
Very Friendly and Helpful Welcome by all staff here. arriving in our Campervan Myself and Hubby, We were offered either an open field pitch or a hard standing Pitch under the trees by the lochside. We chose the lochside pitch as we wanted to be as close to the forest as possible. The Pitch was more than enough space for our campervan and Awning with plenty of room to move around both. there were trees in between all pitches and we felt as though we had our own little spot in the woods. We could see the loch through the trees in front of us and there were Birds aplenty to see A robin even joined us for breakfast in our Awning one morning. Lots of walks available to keep us out and about and busy. The Range wardens at he visitors centre just opposite the campsite were very helpful and directed us to some \"mustn;t Miss view points \" Which were indeed well worth the extra few footsteps. Facilities at Camp were Clean and well maintained. We will definitely visit again with camp discount as well as a midweek discount We cant really complain about the price for the wonderful calm, peace and quiet we experienced over the three days was well worth the tariff. only wish we had stayed longer..
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