Believe it or not - Scottish beaches are as good as anywhere in Europe

Beaches are not the first thing that most people think of when they book a holiday at the Loch Shin Glamping Pods.   Rugged scenery, clean air and warm hospitality…certainly.   But the Scottish Highlands are not renowned for the type of sandy settings that attract millions of visitors to Europe’s top resorts.   However…   Tucked away along the coastline are some hidden gems – stunning beaches that rival those found in more tropical destinations.   If you are coming to stay with us at the Loch Shin Pods this year, we just wanted to mark your card that the following five stunning beaches are all well within reach.   First on our list is Sango Sands Beach in Durness, located on the north coast of Scotland. This expansive stretch of golden sand is framed by dramatic cliffs and crystal-clear turquoise waters. With its remote location and breathtaking scenery, Sango Sands Beach offers a peaceful retreat where visitors can relax and soak in the beauty of nature.   Next, we have Achmelvich Beach, also situated on the north coast near Lochinver. Renowned for its pristine white sands and azure blue waters, Achmelvich Beach is a paradise for beach lovers and water sports enthusiasts alike. Whether you're sunbathing on the shore or kayaking in the tranquil bay, this idyllic beach is sure to leave a lasting impression.   Moving further south, we come to Gruinard Bay Beach near the village of Laide. Nestled amidst rugged cliffs and rolling hills, Gruinard Bay Beach is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. With its sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and unspoiled natural beauty, this secluded beach is the perfect destination for a peaceful escape.   Continuing our journey, we arrive at Camusdarach Beach on the west coast near Arisaig. Camusdarach Beach boasts soft white sands, clear blue waters, and breath-taking views of the surrounding mountains and islands. Whether you're taking a leisurely stroll along the shore or picnicking on the sand dunes, this stunning beach is sure to enchant visitors of all ages.   Last but not least, we have Sandwood Bay Beach – a remote and unspoiled gem located in the far northwest of Scotland. Accessible only by foot, this pristine beach is well worth the journey. With its towering sea stacks, dramatic cliffs, and wild coastal scenery, Sandwood Bay Beach offers a truly unforgettable experience for those willing to venture off the beaten path.   So pack your sunscreen, grab your camera, and tell your friends that you are going to some of the most stunning beaches in Europe… in the Scottish Highlands! They will need to see your pictures to believe you!   READ MORE: The wonders of glamping in the Scottish Highlands.

The wonders of glamping in the Scottish Highlands

If you have never been to the area, you’ll never truly understand the beauty of the Scottish Highlands.   Once you have been to visit, however, you will always want to come back.   Nestled among some incredible landscapes, the Highlands offer both rugged beauty and untamed wilderness.   For an ideal base from which to explore the Highlands, the centrally located Loch Shin Glamping Pods offer the perfect solution.   A holiday at Loch Shin Pods provides the perfect blend of adventure and comfort in this breath-taking region.   Rolling hills   Picture yourself waking up to the sound of chirping of birds and other animals on the Croft, surrounded by open fields and rolling hills cloaked in anything from mist to bright sunshine.   Our pods are clean and cozy with toasty bedding, stylish furnishings, and private amenities.   But glamping in the Scottish Highlands is not just about comfy accommodation… it’s about embracing the great outdoors and indulging in a myriad of outdoor activities.   Spend your days hiking along scenic trails, fishing in crystal-clear streams, or simply unwinding amidst the tranquility of nature.   One of the highlights of glamping in the Highlands is the opportunity to witness the region’s wonderful wildlife up close. Keep your eyes peeled for majestic deer roaming the hillsides, otters playing in the rivers, and rare bird species soaring overhead. For wildlife enthusiasts, the Highlands are a paradise waiting to be explored.   Sounds of nature   As night falls and the stars emerge in the darkening sky, gather around a crackling bonfire with your loved ones, sharing stories and laughter under the vast canopy of stars.   The silence of the Highlands is punctuated only by the sounds of nature, creating a sense of peace and serenity.   For those yearning to explore further afield, the Scottish Highlands offer a wealth of cultural and historical attractions waiting to be discovered. Visit ancient castles steeped in history, explore little villages nestled amidst the hills, or embark on a whisky tasting tour to sample the region’s renowned single malts.   Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or simply a chance to reconnect with the natural world, the Loch Shin Glamping Pods and the Scottish Highlands offer a myriad of opportunities to create memories that will last a lifetime.   READ MORE: Rejuvenate your mind, soul and body at the Loch Shin Glamping Pods.

The Red Deer Rut: Scotland's autumn spectacle

As summer gives way to autumn, a magnificent natural spectacle unfolds across the Scottish Highlands.   From September to the end of November, this rugged landscape witnesses the annual red deer rut, a mesmerising display of nature’s primal instincts and an event that showcases the power, beauty, and drama of Scotland’s wilderness.   And for visitors to the Loch Shin Glamping Pods, you are in the perfect place to have a chance of witnessing this annual challenge, in and around the surrounding area.   The red deer rut is a critical moment in the life cycle of these majestic creatures. It’s their breeding season, the time when dominant stags vie for the attention of hinds (female red deer). As temperatures drop and the days grow shorter, the hormonal changes in the deer trigger this dramatic behaviour.   Annual ritual   At the heart of this ritual are the stags, the largest and most formidable of the red deer. With impressive antlers and muscular physiques, they engage in fierce battles, clashing head-to-head for the privilege of controlling a group of hinds. It’s an awesome display of dominance and strength.   The red deer rut is not without risks. The duels between stags are intense, often resulting in injuries. Yet, the victor earns the right to mate with multiple hinds, ensuring the survival of their genetic line. It’s an annual high-stakes competition and survival of the fittest.   One of the most iconic aspects of the rut is the haunting roar of the stags. The bellowing calls echo through the fields, signalling their presence to competitors and potential mates.   Scottish Highlands   The Scottish Highlands offer numerous opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers to witness this annual spectacle. Many nature reserves and estates host guided tours, allowing visitors to get close to the action while ensuring the deer’s well-being.   The red deer rut is not only a visual marvel but also a vital tool for conservation and education. Understanding the behaviour and ecology of these animals helps in their preservation. Many organisations work tirelessly to protect the red deer and their habitats, offering opportunities for researchers and enthusiasts to contribute to this effort.   The red deer rut in Scotland is a prime example of the raw beauty of the natural world. Could you see one on your visit?   READ MORE: Embrace the autumn with fun family games at Loch Shin Glamping Pods

Winter romance in the Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands, with its rugged landscapes, dramatic coastlines, and ancient castles, has long been a favoured destination for travellers seeking romantic getaways.   While the summer months offer their own allure, there’s something particularly magical about the Scottish Highlands in the winter. So, if you’re looking to infuse your winter escape with romance, a visit to the Loch Shin Glamping Pods is the way to go.   The area in and around the pods transforms into a winter wonderland, cloaked in a blanket of frost and snow. The crisp, cool air adds an invigorating element to your romantic escape. Imagine waking up in a cozy Loch Shin glamping pod, nestled amidst this breath-taking wintry scenery.   One of the defining features of glamping in the Scottish Highlands during winter is the seclusion. Unlike crowded tourist spots in the warmer months, winter offers an intimate atmosphere where you can share moments of tranquility with your loved one.   Log fires   Are Loch Shin pods are designed to keep you warm and snug during the winter months. Log fires, heated and well-insulated pods ensure that you’re always comfortable. Curl up by the fire with a warm drink, read a book, or stargaze together in the clear winter sky.   And if you are the sort of couple that likes outside activities too, the Scottish Highlands provide a variety of winter activities for couples. Go for a romantic walk in the snow, try cross-country skiing, or embark on a scenic sleigh ride. You can also explore historic castles or visit local distilleries for a wee dram of Scotch whisky.   The Highlands offer numerous opportunities for romantic candlelit dinners. Sample local Scottish dishes by the warm glow of a fire. Savour hearty stews, fresh seafood, and delectable desserts. A shared meal with your loved one amidst the backdrop of the Highlands' winter landscape is nothing short of magical.   Whether it's watching the Northern Lights dancing across the sky or simply enjoying a warm embrace in your glamping pod, the Scottish Highlands in winter offers moments you’ll cherish forever.   READ MORE: The deer rut - Scotland's autumn spectacle

Embrace the autumn with fun family games at Loch Shin Glamping Pods

As the leaves change colours and the air turns crisp, there are plenty of exciting autumnal games and activities for the whole family that can help make your visit to Loch Shin Glamping Pods, a special one.   1. Leaf pile scavenger hunt: Gather a collection of autumn leaves and hide them throughout your pod. Create a list of clues to guide your family members to each hidden leaf. The first one to find all the leaves wins. This game encourages teamwork and problem-solving.   2. Campfire stories: Create a cosy indoor camping atmosphere by building a "campfire" with blankets and pillows. Gather around and take turns sharing spooky or heart-warming campfire stories. You can even use a torch to add some dramatic effects.   3. Autumn bingo: Design your own autumn-themed bingo cards featuring images of pumpkins, acorns, squirrels, and other seasonal items. Call out the characters and watch the excitement as someone shouts, "Bingo!"   4. Leaf art contest: Collect fallen leaves from our site and gather art supplies like markers, glue, and paper. Challenge each family member to create their own leaf masterpiece. You can even turn it into a friendly competition and have a "leaf art show" to display and admire everyone's creations.   5. Indoor s'mores making: No camping experience is complete without s'mores (see pic)! If it’s too chilly outside, set up a DIY s'mores station with biscuits, marshmallows, and chocolate. Use our microwave to melt the marshmallows and create your delicious campfire treat.   6. Campsite obstacle course: Transform your pod into an indoor obstacle course using furniture, cushions, and other items. The small space makes the course even more exciting! Time each family member as they complete the course, and the fastest one wins.    7. Autumn nature scavenger hunt: Create a list of autumn-themed items to find in and outside of your pod, such as a pine cone, a red leaf, or a picture of a woodland animal. Set a timer and see who can collect the most items within the given time frame.   Indoor autumn camping games offer a perfect solution for those chilly afternoons and evenings. These activities not only provide entertainment but also promote family time together at Loch Shin. Let us know how you get on and post pictures on our socials to share your experiences.   READ MORE: Why is a holiday in the Scottish Highlands so good for children?

Rejuvenating your mind, soul and mental health at the Loch Shin Pods

In a world that constantly buzzes with the rhythm of modern life, the idea of escaping to the tranquil countryside has an undeniable allure.   A relaxing holiday at Loch Shin Glamping Pods, not only offers a break from the hustle and bustle but can also work wonders for your mental health. Let’s take a dive into the reasons why a countryside holiday destination like the Loch Shin Pods can be soothing for both your mind and soul.   1. Disconnecting from Digital Distractions   The countryside often provides limited internet connectivity, which can be a blessing in disguise. Disconnecting from digital distractions allows your mind to take a break from the constant stream of information, notifications, and work-related stress. Instead, you can immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, savouring every moment without the pressure of being constantly plugged in.   2. Embracing Natural Serenity   Nature has a remarkable ability to calm the mind. The countryside around the Loch Shin Pods offers soothing sounds - chirping birds, rustling leaves, and babbling brooks. The serenity of the natural environment encourages mindfulness, enabling you to be fully present in the moment and let go of anxieties and worries.   3. Reconnecting with Simplicity   A countryside holiday reminds us of the beauty in simplicity. The slower pace of life allows you to savour the small joys - a leisurely stroll through meadows, the taste of local Scottish produce, or the warmth of the crackling fire that can be created on-site. This reconnection with simplicity can bring a sense of contentment that we struggle to find in our fast-paced lives at home.   4. Reducing Stress Levels   Studies have shown that spending time in nature can significantly reduce stress levels. The countryside around the pods provides a stress-free environment, where you can let go of daily pressures, breathe deeply, and relax. Lower stress levels, in turn, have a positive impact on mental health.   5. Encouraging Physical Activity   Exploring around our location can involve physical activities like hiking, cycling, or simply walking. Physical exercise releases endorphins, which are natural mood lifters. Engaging in these activities during your countryside retreat not only benefits your physical health but also contributes to a sense of accomplishment and well-being.   6. Nurturing Creativity   The peaceful countryside provides an ideal backdrop for creative pursuits. Whether you're an artist, writer, or simply someone looking to tap into your creative side, the inspiring scenery and calm atmosphere can ignite your imagination.   7. Enhancing Social Connections   A family holiday at the Loch Shin Pods is also an excellent opportunity to strengthen social bonds. Spending quality time with loved ones away from the distractions of everyday life can foster deeper connections, creating a sense of belonging and emotional support.   So, if you're feeling the weight of life's challenges, consider escaping to the Loch Shin Pods for a rejuvenating experience that can help heal your mind, soul and mentla health.   READ MORE: Embracing the autumn with fun family games at the Loch Shin Pods

Why is a holiday in the Scottish Highlands so good for children?

The Loch Shin Pods are perfectly situated smack bang in the middle of the Scottish Highlands.   You could not wish for a better base from which to explore the area.   It's an area that is not just great for adults - but children too.   So, if you are coming up to stay with us in either the summer, autmun, winter or spring, here are some things that you might want to consider doing with the kids.   As always, if anything takes your fancy, we have got more details if you need them.   Adventure and Outdoor Activities   The Scottish Highlands offer a wide range of outdoor activities that are perfect for children. From hiking and biking to canoeing and fishing, there are numerous opportunities for kids to explore and engage with nature. The vast open spaces, mountains, and lochs, like Loch Shin, provide a natural playground for outdoor adventures.   Wildlife Encounters   The Highlands are home to a diverse array of wildlife, including red deer, otters, golden eagles, and seals. Children have the chance to observe these fascinating creatures in their natural habitats, fostering a love and appreciation for nature and wildlife conservation.   Castles and History   Scotland is known for its rich history and impressive castles, and the Highlands are no exception. Children can visit ancient castles such as Urquhart Castle and Dunrobin Castle, which offer a glimpse into the past. Exploring the castle ruins, climbing towers, and learning about medieval history can be an exciting and educational experience for kids.   Folklore and Legends   The Scottish Highlands are steeped in folklore and legends, captivating the imagination of children. Tales of mythical creatures like the Loch Ness Monster and stories of brave warriors and heroic clans add an element of magic and wonder to the holiday. Children can learn about Scottish folklore through guided tours, storytelling sessions, and interactive exhibits.   Stunning Landscapes and Scenic Drives   The dramatic landscapes of the Scottish Highlands are visually stunning and provide a breathtaking backdrop for a holiday. Driving through winding roads surrounded by mountains, lochs, and rolling hills offers children a unique and memorable experience. They can marvel at the beauty of the landscapes, take photos, and create lasting memories.   Cultural Experiences   The Scottish Highlands have a strong cultural identity, with traditions such as Highland dancing, bagpipe music, and traditional Scottish cuisine. Children can witness and participate in these cultural experiences, attending Highland games, trying traditional Scottish dishes, and even learning a few dance steps or how to play the bagpipes.   Dark Sky Discovery   The Highlands offer excellent opportunities for stargazing due to their remote locations and minimal light pollution. Children can witness the wonders of the night sky, spot constellations, and learn about astronomy. It's a chance to ignite their curiosity about the universe and inspire a love for science.   What will you get up to?   READ MORE: Five of the top foods when touring the Scottish Highlands

Five top summer activities for Loch Shin Pods guests

If you are visiting the Loch Shin luxury pods this summer, we have created a list of five ultimate summer activities for you to enjoy.  Loch Shin, located in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, is a picturesque freshwater loch that offers a serene and family-friendly environment. Surrounded by rolling hills and stunning landscapes. Close to the loch, the Loch Shin Glamping Pods provides an ideal setting for a variety of summer activities that the whole family can enjoy.  1. Fishing: Loch Shin is known for its excellent fishing opportunities, making it a perfect destination for families who enjoy angling. There are several fishing spots and boat hire options available. Spend a day fishing on the tranquil waters of Loch Shin, teach your children the art of casting a line, and create lasting memories as you wait for the excitement of a bite. 2. Canoeing and Kayaking: Explore the calm waters of Loch Shin by canoe or kayak, and enjoy a family adventure amidst stunning surroundings. Paddle along the loch, take in the breath-taking views, and explore the secluded bays and inlets. Loch Shin offers a peaceful and safe environment for water-based activities, making it an ideal place for families to bond while enjoying the beauty of nature. 3. Nature Walks and Picnics: The shores of Loch Shin are adorned with scenic trails and peaceful picnic spots. Take a leisurely family stroll along the loch side, and immerse yourselves in the natural beauty of the surroundings. Keep an eye out for local wildlife, such as red deer, otters, and a variety of bird species. Pack a picnic and find a cozy spot by the loch to enjoy a relaxing outdoor meal together. 4. Cycling: Loch Shin offers fantastic cycling routes for families who enjoy exploring on two wheels. Rent bicycles and pedal along the loch side, taking in the refreshing air and the stunning vistas. The quiet country roads and gentle gradients make cycling around Loch Shin an enjoyable and safe activity for the whole family. 5. Loch Cruising: The Scottish Highlands are dotted with numerous stunning lochs, offering a picturesque backdrop for a leisurely cruise. Take a boat trip on Loch Ness, famous for its mythical monster, and marvel at the surrounding majestic scenery. Alternatively, explore the serene waters of Loch Lomond or Loch Maree, and enjoy the tranquillity and serenity of these idyllic settings. These family summer activities in Loch Shin provide opportunities for bonding, exploration, and relaxation amidst the stunning natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Whether you're visiting Loch Shin pods with family, kids, friends or just a solo trip, there is something for everyone this summer.   READ MORE: Five of the best food treats when visiting the Scottish Highlands

Five of the top foods when touring the Scottish Highlands

The Scottish Highlands is a region renowned for its natural beauty, rich history, and culture. But did you know that the Highlands are also a foodie paradise?   From enticing fresh seafood to traditional Scottish dishes, the Highlands offer a unique culinary experience. Here are some of the best foods to try during your visit to the Scottish Highlands.    Venison   The Scottish Highlands are known for their wild deer and venison is a popular meat in the region. Venison is lean and flavourful, and it can be served in a variety of ways, from steaks to stews. It is often paired with root vegetables and a rich gravy.    Fresh Seafood   The Scottish Highlands are surrounded by water, and the region's seafood is some of the freshest and most delicious in the world. From scallops to langoustines, you can find a variety of seafood dishes in the Highlands. The famous Loch Fyne oysters are a must-try delicacy, and you can also find excellent fish and chips in many coastal towns. Try Sutherland Game & Shellfish, which are based very near the Loch Shin Glamping Pods.   Cullen Skink   Cullen Skink is a thick and creamy soup made from smoked haddock, potatoes, onions and cream. It is a comforting and warming dish that is perfect for a cold Highland day. The soup takes its name from the village of Cullen in Moray and it is a staple in Scottish cuisine.   Haggis   Haggis is the quintessential Scottish dish, and no visit to the Highlands is complete without trying it. Haggis is a savoury pudding made from sheep's heart, liver, and lungs, mixed with oatmeal, onions and spices, all encased in a sheep's stomach. It may sound unusual, but it is a delicious and hearty dish that is often served with turnips and potatoes.    Black Pudding   Black pudding is a type of blood sausage that is popular in Scotland and other parts of the UK. It is made from pork blood, oatmeal, and spices, and it has a rich and earthy flavour. Black pudding is often served as part of a full Scottish breakfast, alongside eggs, bacon and baked beans.   All of these amazing dishes are available in the areas surrounding the Loch Shin pods. Local restaurant The Pier is one of our favourites and is highly recommended.   Next time you pay us a visit, John and Anita will be happy to advise you on the best food places to visit.   READ MORE: Things to do in the Loch Shin area   WATCH: Come and see what's inside the Loch Shin Glamping Pods

Loch Shin Pods are the perfect base from which to explore the amazing NC500 route

Loch Shin Glamping Pods have the privilege of being situated directly in the centre of the NC500 - a beautiful scenic road route that takes you through northern Scotland. The NC500 is a 516-mile circular route that starts and ends in Inverness, taking in some of the most spectacular scenery that the country has to offer. The route takes you through the Scottish Highlands, with rugged coastlines, sandy beaches, mountains, and lochs. It passes through charming villages, bustling towns, and historic sites, offering a glimpse of Scotland’s rich history and culture. The route is suitable for all types of vehicles, from bicycles to motorhomes, and it can be completed in a few days or spread over a week or more.    WELL SIGNPOSTED There are plenty of places to stay along the way, from campsites and glamping pods to luxury hotels. The NC500 is also well signposted, making it easy to understand and find your way around. Some of the highlights of the NC500 route include the stunning beaches of Dornoch and Achmelvich, the wild coastline of the Assynt region, and the imposing mountains of Torridon. You will also pass by historic sites such as the Dunrobin Castle and the Ardvreck Castle ruins. The route takes you through some of Scotland’s most remote and beautiful landscapes, providing a chance to connect with nature and escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Wildlife like deer, eagles and seals are often spotted and many people return home with the same refrain: ‘We never knew Scotland was so beautiful’. There are a range of outdoor activities for those who prefer a more active holiday with fishing, hiking, kayaking and cycling all on offer.   CRAFT SHOPS One of the great things about the NC500 is that it’s not just a scenic drive. There are plenty of opportunities to get off the beaten track and explore the local communities and culture too. You can visit craft shops, museums and galleries as well as sample local food and drink and learn about the area’s history and traditions. The NC500 is a must-do for anyone who loves Scotland’s natural beauty and rich culture. There’s loads of opportunities for adventure and exploration amidst some of the world’s most amazing scenery.  And of course, the Loch Shin Glamping Pods are the perfect base for your travels.   REVIEWS: See what our guests think of us. AVAILABILITY: Book your visit to the Loch Shin Pods

We are launching Loch Shin Pods Crofting Experience!

We are launching the Loch Shin Pods Crofting Experience from this April and we cannot wait to get going.   Since buying this beautiful piece of land in September 2019, we have been adding to the animals we look after here, alongside our four glamping pods.   That list now includes: chickens, Highland cows, alpaca, red deer and sheep.   We have always encouraged visitors, especially ones with children, to come and visit the animals and that has always proved very popular with the little ones.   Crofting experience   So, we have decided to make a thing of it and provide an adventure we hope our visitors will never forget.   We are not putting a price on it. If you enjoy your Crofting Experience, you are welcome to make a small donation that will go towards the cost of the animal food. At the end, you are welcome to collect some eggs (hopefully) from the chickens and if you don’t fancy making your own breakfast, you can treat yourself to a delicious bacon roll and freshly ground coffee from our new food hut, the Antler.   An small Highland croft allows you to get up close and personal with some of the region's most beloved creatures.   You will have a hands-on opportunity to learn about the daily routines and care of farm animals. If the time is right, you can feed them as well as learning about their individual personalities.   Rural Scotland   The Crofting Experience also provides an opportunity to learn more about a traditional way of life in rural Scotland. Crofting has a rich history in this part of the world and has been practised for centuries against a backdrop of stunning scenery.   The Loch Shin Glamping Pods certainly provide that.   If you are an animal lover, a history buff, or you are simply looking for a unique experience in the Scottish Highlands, our crofting adventure is not to be missed.   The Loch Shin Pods Crofting Experience is for guests only. If you are on your way to see us this spring or summer from early April and would like to get involved, please let us know.   READ MORE: See what our pods offer to guests   FOLLOW US...On Facebook

Loch Shin pods are a unique way to enjoy the great outdoors - with home comforts

A holiday at the Loch Shin Glamping Pods is an exciting and unique way to experience the beauty of the great outdoors while still enjoying some welcome home comforts. The combination of the stunning natural surroundings and the comfortable accommodation make glamping at our beautiful spot in the Scottish Highlands a memorable experience. The Scottish Highlands is one of the most beautiful and unspoiled regions in the world, with its rolling hills, rugged coastlines, and pristine lochs. The region is also home to a rich cultural heritage and diverse wildlife, making it a truly unique destination.  Whether you're looking to relax in nature, explore the local landscape, enjoy a range of activities or simply escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, the Loch Shin Glamping Pods is the perfect choice.   Beauty of nature Our pods give you the feel of traditional camping and the beauty of nature but with all the comforts of home at your fingertips. Our pods are fully equipped with comfortable beds, fresh bedding, heating, private bathrooms and a kitchen, making them a luxurious alternative to traditional camping. In addition to the location and accommodation, the activities and experiences available in the Scottish Highlands are another reason why glamping is so much fun. From outdoor adventures such as hiking, fishing, and kayaking, to cultural experiences like visiting historic castles, whisky distilleries, and local markets, there is something for everyone.  The region is also home to a range of outdoor festivals and events, from music and food festivals to traditional sporting events, that offer guests the chance to immerse themselves in the local culture.   Peace and quiet Alternatively, a holiday at the Loch Shin Pods is a unique opportunity to disconnect from the modern world and reconnect with nature. The peace and quiet of the setting make it the perfect place to relax and unwind.  Whether you're looking to spend time with family, friends, or just want to escape from the stress of everyday life, glamping at the Loch Shin Pods will provide you with memories to last a lifetime.   READ MORE: Check our latest availability for a stay at the pods   READ MORE: View our gallery to see the pods and their amazing surroundings

One week in

Amazingly we’re already one week into our tenure here at Loch Shin Luxury Pods and we have been busy.   We’ve had a fab time exploring our new home and talking about all of the things that we’d like to do, both with the business and with our time, now that we are finally here.   It was really important for us to get to grips with the business as quickly as possible.  As regular users of camping and glamping facilities ourselves, we know how important it is to be able to see as well as read about what a site has to offer, so we’ve been busy getting a bucketful of pictures from around the site for use on our website and social media.  We’ve got the basics in place now and you can expect more pictures and videos of Loch Shin life as we go.   We’ve had our trusty dogs with us to help us with all this too.  We have always had dogs and can’t wait to enjoy all of the stunning and breathtaking views on the local walks here. JD is an amazing dog trainer and we are looking forward to adding more to our family at some point soon.   We’ll aim to keep you up to date with everything that’s going on via this blog and hope to welcome you to Loch Shin sometime soon.



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