As lockdown restrictions continue to ease, travel within all of mainland Scotland is permitted from 16th April. Please check the latest Scottish Government guidance to make sure you are sticking to the rules.
Our camping permit areas and campsites open on 26th April and can be booked up to four weeks in advance. Please note Inchcailloch campsite remains closed at this time and campsites or camping areas may be operating differently or on reduced capacities.
Please remember that Seasonal Camping Management Byelaws are in operation between 1st March and 30th September. During this time the Byelaws will continue to be enforced by National Park Rangers and Police Scotland.
Please plan accordingly for your visit as not all facilities will be available, remain patient as everything may take a little longer than usual, and respect the Park, other visitors and local communities.
Campers should be as prepared as possible before they set off for the National Park, as local shops, restaurants, cafes and facilities may not be open.
Prepare for your visit by going to our Advice to Visitors page.
Small but picturesque Loch Achray is reached six miles west of the tourist town of Callander, or via the Duke’s Pass heading north from Aberfoyle.
The idyllic location is between two larger lochs, Katrine and Venachar, and at the foot of Ben A’an, where you can start a walk to the 454m summit. The views back down over the still waters on a fine day are breath-taking.
Loch Achray is an informal campsite offering the opportunity to camp on a small, beautifully located site with basic facilities. In a sheltered spot on the shores of Loch Achray, it offers 17 pitches for tents through a mixture of open and woodland camping. Parking is available on-site and you will be allocated a designated parking space when you book your pitch.
There are two accessible pitches (Pitches 16 and 17), with accessible toilets and designated parking nearby. View a map of the campsite.
From Aberfoyle: head west on Main Street/A821 towards the Duke’s Pass. The campsite is accessed via the Three Lochs Forest Drive just off the Duke’s Pass road. Enter the Three Lochs Forest Drive via the exit approximately 2 miles north of the entrance, from this point it is about one hundred metres to a junction, turn left here through the gate; the campsite is half a mile ahead.