Get away from it all with a Highland Perthshire camping adventure amidst some of the best scenery Scotland has to offer.
Surrounded by majestic mountains and luscious green woodland, this campsite is perfect for learning survival skills, exploring nature or simply appreciating the great outdoors. Adventurers of all ages will find plenty to discover in this natural playground.
Pitch some tents and sleep under starlight or snuggle up in the cosy dorms for a memorable camping experience in this beautiful Highland haven.
Most of the Unit had never camped up in the Highlands so had a real wow factor when they awoke to a rainy Saturday morning!
Milvus Explorer Scout Unit
Meggernie National Activity Centre, Kerrowmore Farm, Bridge of Balgie, Glenlyon, Aberfeldy, Perthshire PH15 2PT.
The drive from Edinburgh or Glasgow is just over two hours, and closer to three hours if travelling from Inverness or Aberdeen.
The staff at Meggernie are so attentive and always happy to help. The outdoor space is great for activities and games and is always kept in good condition for comfy camping."
SARAH, EXPLORER SCOUT, 15
Meggernie National Activity Centre can be the ideal camping destination for supporting Scouting programme activity or a more informal trip to introduce young people to the wonders of the outdoors.Find out more
Eating and sleeping
Meggernie offers both indoor accommodation and outdoor camping facilities on a self-catering basis. We have facilities to cater for people with additional needs but we recommend you discuss your requirements with us at the time of booking. We also have the Foxes Den Bivvi and hammocks for a truly special camping experience. Our Great Hall can be used for teaching.
If you venture off site, you’ll find plenty of places to explore in the local area of Glen Lyon. A post office and tea room are also located nearby. Aberfeldy, a 45 minute drive away, is well equipped with shops, cafes, a leisure centre, cinema and many tourist attractions including a distillery, Castle Menzies and the Watermill, a bookshop and gallery.
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