Caithness appears third on the list for affordable glamping costs.

A list of affordable staycation locations for glamping enthusiasts has Caithness appear in third place behind South Yorkshire and West Midlands.

Glamping has taken the UK by storm and, over the past four years, has accelerated in popularity by 56 per cent from Summer 2017 to Summer 2021, according to Google searches. Dan Yates, founder of outdoor holiday booking company, Pitchup, has analysed the average price of glamping holidays and their locations, to reveal the most affordable regions across the UK for staycations.

Taking the average price per night from glamping bookings that arrived between 01/04/21 to 31/03/22 inclusive, including lodges, cabins, pods, huts, tipis, yurts, wigwams, domes and bell tents, Pitchup identified the most affordable glamping destinations in the UK.

John O'Groats Hotel – Caithness is considered a perfect location for glamping. Picture: DGS
John O’Groats Hotel – Caithness is considered a perfect location for glamping. Picture: DGS

Marking the map for Scotland is Caithness and Stirlingshire, coming in third and fourth place for the most affordable glamping locations in the UK. A night of glamping in Caithness costs just £60 on average, and a night glamping in Stirlingshire is £60.98.

Often referred to as “The lowlands beyond the Highlands”, Pitchup says that “Caithness is perfect for glamping” with plenty of adventures to be had, including coastal walks, caves, castles and gardens.

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published 2022-04-28 19:10:12