Family Pitch for larger tents / Campervan

UK Scotland Central Scotland Stirlingshire Drymen Camping

  • Sleeps 6 (max 6 adults, 5 children)
Ideal for Families with larger tents (max 8-man tent) or small Campervans (no Motorhomes / Caravans accepted). Guests staying at our site have free use of the facilities such as toilets and hot walk-in showers. We have also a communal sheltered area for phone charging, preparing food and washing dishes.

The Owner Says

Situated in a separate part of the campsite, our six generously sized Family grass pitches each comfortably accommodate a maximum 8-man sized tent, with a picnic table and pitch-side parking for one vehicle or small Campervan. The minimum pitch cost per night is £23 and includes two campers (any adult / child combination, minimum one adult), parking for one vehicle and can be amended up to a maximum total combination of six adults / children. Minimum stay is one night, check in from 14.00h, check out 10.00h. Please note these pitches do not have electric available.
BBQ's are permitted as long as they are not disposable bbq's, but campfires and noise after 10pm are not permitted - see terms and conditions for campsite policies in full including our alcohol policy.
Facilities include a separate toilet / shower block with hot walk-in showers, these are included in your booking. We also have a communal sheltered area where you can prepare food, wash dishes and charge your mobile for free.
Although more commonly used as a stop over point for backpackers on the West Highland Way, Drymen Camping is also the perfect place for families to holiday. With Glasgow, Stirling and Loch Lomond only a short drive away, there are also plenty of child friendly places to eat in the Village of Drymen just a mile up the road.
Drymen Camping is situated directly on the famous West Highland Way, and National Cycle Route 7 which also forms part of the Lands End to John O'Groats Route. The John Muir Way is nearby and the Rob Roy Way starts in the Village of Drymen. Our site is also used a stop off point by campervans and motorcyclists on way to other well known holiday routes in Scotland such as continuing on to the Isle of Skye and the North Coast 500.

Our Coronavirus Booking Guarantee

Book with complete confidence at Drymen Camping with the Cool Camping Coronavirus Booking Guarantee. We guarantee the following clear policy for your booking:

  • A low deposit of 30% to secure your booking
  • Balance not due until 30 days before your holiday, in case of late changes to Coronavirus guidance
  • Complete flexibility to move bookings up to the end of 2021 in the event of Coronavirus restrictions
  • In the event of a lack of 2021 availability, switch your dates to 2022
  • Due to low deposit and late balance payment, no refunds are offered

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About Drymen Camping

Suitable For

Campers, glampers, well-behaved dogs on leads and small campervans– yes (no electric hook-up or water provided).


Drymen Camping lies within the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park (01389 722600). There are countless scenic walks suit all ages and abilities. If it rains, the Loch Lomond Shores complex (01389 751031) is filled with shops and eateries, plus Sea Life Loch Lomond (01389 721500). The campsite is located directly on the West Highland Way and is generally considered the first night’s stop on the route (all WHW baggage transfer companies deliver and pick-up from the campsite). The Rob Roy Way also starts from Drymen and the campsite lies beside the cycle route of the John Muir Way and National Cycle Route 7 – the latter forms part of the iconic Lands End to John O’Groats route. If you prefer your walks on horseback, Loch Lomond Pony Trekking (07745 277320) offers treks high into the moorland on the south western edge of Loch Lomond. For whisky lovers, Glengoyne Distillery (01360 550254) is 10 mins away by car and Glasgow is less than an hour away.

Food & Drink

The historic Clachan Inn (01360 660824) in Drymen, dating back to 1734, is just less than 2 miles away and serves up reliable pub grub and an enviable array of Scottish whiskies. Just 5 mins drive away, The Drymen Inn (01360 660123) boasts hearty fayre and popular live music and quiz nights. The Winnock Hotel (01360 660245) specialises in sophisticated interpretations of the best local produce such as king scallops and cullen skink. The Salmon Leap Restaurant at The Buchanan Arms Hotel (01360 660588) is – despite its name – the place to go for a steak. In Killearn The Old Mill (01360 550068) is a popular choice with its own kitchen garden and an atmospheric yurt for candlelit dining, while the award-winning Three Sisters Bake (0333 344 7344) is famous for cakes. For a family-friendly option, look no further than The Beach Tree (01360 550297) in Dumgoyne. Kids eat for free and there’s a petting zoo home to friendly Shetland ponies, pygmy goats and a whole menagerie of furry friends.


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Rated ★★★★★ over 26 reviews


Perfect for a first night on the WHW

Perfectly located for the WHW with friendly staff. Extremely good value for money. Well spaced out pitches. Excellent facilities with showers, toilets, water and charging area. Would definitely stay again.
Sep 14, 2021 by Susan Boyd Verified Review

Great campsite with excellent facilities

This campisite is on the west highland way and about 25 minutes walk from Drymen. Facilities were great, lots of toilets and showers and a kitchen area. Would definitely stay hear again.
Aug 22, 2021 by Joseph Leach Verified Review

Great camping spot!

Myself and my boyfriend found this campsite very last minute, and being fairly new to camping we didn't really know what to expect but this campsite was everything you needed! The campsite owner was great, he met us on arrival, allowed us to pick out pitch (which were all spaced out and marked up well) and also gave us some great advice on where to go for walks and nearest pubs/cafes. The campsite itself is on the smaller side which made it very peaceful and close walk to the facilities (which is always good when you need to take a trip to the bathroom in the middle of the night). The facilities were great, hot showers and toilets that were kept clean daily, washing facilities for your dishes and a charging station which is also a massive plus. I would definitely book here again, we can't wait for our next visit.

Best weekend ever

We are first time campers and as usual took to much but the campsite owner was outstanding we picked our pitch and he let us take the car near so we could empty our stuff, he gave exceptional advice on how and where to pitch, we did not go for a family pitch which was a good idea coz we mixed with various people. The facilities were first class and kept so clean every time someone had a shower the owner was in there cleaning, and for a clean freak that was amazing. With hot showers washing facilities for your dishes and even a charge station free for your phones, most places we looked at asked for a charge even for the mobiles. The owner was always at hand and checking to make sure all guests where comfortable and happy. Would we book it again well that’s a big YES

Lovely night away

We turned up just for a Saturday night to test out our new tent and get out the city. Campsite was lovely, our pitch was nice and level, only sharing our little hedged off area with two other tents! Toilets were clean and tidy. About a half hour walk into Drymen where we had dinner at the Clachan inn which was delightful - recommend booking! All in all, big thanks to everyone as it was a great night away!
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Drymen Camping is located at Gartness Road, Drymen, By Loch Lomond, Stirlingshire G63 0DN

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Getting There

The campsite is a 30-minute drive from Stirling. Take the A811 west for 20 miles and then look out for a turning towards Gartness. The site is along the old Gartness Road and is signposted.

There is no direct public transport to the site, though trains run from Glasgow Queen Street to Balloch Railway Station from where you can connect with the 309, run buy Garelochead Minibuses & Coaches (01436 810200) to Drymen village square.