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Lodges and Caravan Holiday Homes to Hire and to Buy on Caravan Parks in Scotland 

Scotland is the ideal destination for caravan holidays, whether touring with your own caravan or staying in a caravan holiday home. Thistle Holiday Parks have lodges and caravan holiday homes for hire for holidays and for sale. Some caravan parks have a swimming pool, a restaurant and a bar. Thistle Parks have high standards of facilities and services, of a 4- or 5-star standard, with holiday homes owned by the parks, so kept in tip-top condition.  

Which parks are open right now?  All our parks are open by Easter and some are open all year. 

Easter Holidays:  To find out which parks have availability at Easter and during the school holidays, visit the Availabiltiy page on our website.

Glamping: Why not try something new, and go glamping with your partner or your family.  These are wooden structures, some quite basic, others luxurious!  .

Buying a Holiday Home: Many of our caravan parks have holiday homes and lodges for sale and this could be a good investment for the future.  If you are on holiday this autumn, talk with the park-owner to see what may be available for next year.    For information on caravans and lodges for sale   Willerby, the leading manufacturer, has a whole new range of super holiday homes and lodges. 

Children Welcome:  Parks have safe play areas for kids and often a games room.  Many parks welcome pets; look for the dog symbol on the entries.
Which park is where? You can search alphabetically.  Or  search by area . Or by key criteria by using the Search by Recreation/Facility at the top of this page.  .

Accessibility: Some parks have lodges or caravans adapted for guests with a mobility impairment. We recommend that you speak with the park before you book, ask if they can send their access guide or can answer your questions..  Parks with access statements are Mortonhall in Edinburgh, Tantallon in North Berwick, Belhaven in Dunbar, and Red Deer near Glasgow.  Plus Craig Tara in Ayr and Seton Sands on the Firth of Forth near Edinburgh. And Blairgowrie Holiday Park at Blairgowrie. 

Activities on our parks:  If you want to be active during your holiday, then check out the Thistle Parks with activities on site.
There is also information on the Forestry Commission Scotland's forests.

Hot tubs::  Some of our parks have lodges with hot tubs or luxurious spa facilties.

WHAT TO SEE AND WHERE TO GO    Many Historic Scotland properties are open:

• Dundonald Castle

East Lothian:
• Dirleton Castle and Gardens
• Tantallon Castle
• Hailes Castle

Oban area:
• Dunstaffnage Castle and Chapel
• Kilchurn Castle

   Dumbarton Castle on the Firth of Clyde:    Conquer over 500 steps and stand atop one of
Scotland's greatest strongholds.  Dumbarton Castle was a cornerstone of medieval power and later served as a military base
and prison.  You can explore its many fortifications with our interactive family trail.

Dumfries and Galloway:
Caerlaverock Castle, south of Dumfries:

This is one of Scotland's great medieval fortresses that, for most of its history, played an important role in
defending the realm.  It is unique in its striking triangular shape and is fool of nooks and crannies just waiting for
you to explore them.

Getting out and about:  Walk or cycle in Scotland's forests. Look for the red deer on the mountains.  Enjoy a meal in Edinburgh Woollen Mill restaurant.

Before you leave home, be sure to do some plannng and pur a super must-do list in your pocket!.
On Places To Go is information on castles, gardens, forests pathways, and places to eat and to shop.  Historic Environment Scotland,

Forestry Commission Scotland and the Edinburgh Woollen Mill visitor centres.  Lots of ideas for you!

A pdf of the 2014-2015  Thistle Holiday Parks' brochure can be downloaded from this page.  

Historic Scotland Forestry Commission Scotland Edinburgh Woollen Mill Scotland
Historic Scotland Forestry Commission
Edinburgh Woollen Mill

 Caravan parks in Scotland  with lodges, cabins, caravans for hire and for sale.


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