East Sands at St Andrews is just one place for a great walk with dogs in Scotland.

Many people like to take their dog with them on a campervan or Motorhome holiday Scotland. If you are travelling somewhere new, it’s good to know where the best dog walks can be found. You might even plan to create a specific motorhome holiday Scotland so you can visit a few places for a number of great dog walks during a week or two-week trip.

Here we suggest more than 10 places to walk with your dog.

Motorhome holiday Scotland – dog walks

1 East Lothian beaches


Yellowcraigs Beach. Pic credit: Martin Burns

There are 40 miles of beaches to choose from on the East Lothian coast and quite often you’ll find a large expanse of sand to yourself. Several favourites include Yellowcraigs, Seacliff and North Berwick West Bay.

2 Stonehaven beach, Aberdeenshire

Stonehaven Beach. Pic credit: Eduardo Unda

The pretty beach is located close to the popular coastal town of Stonehaven.

3 Loch Morlich, Cairngorms

The beach at freshwater Loch Morlich. Pic credit: Keith Ruffles

Scotland’s only award-winning freshwater beach is situated at the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and near the outdoors town of Aviemore. The sandy bay is the base for a variety of watersports or simply a great place for a stroll with superb mountain views. Cairngorms National Park is also a great place for a base as part of a Motorhome holiday Scotland

4 Linlithgow Loch, West Lothian

Linlithgow Loch. Pic credit: Richard Webb

Walk a short circuit of the picturesque loch. You pass Linlithgow Palace as you stroll.

5 Southern Scotland beaches

A tombolo at Mossyard, near Gatehouse of Fleet. Pic credit: Ian Purdham

Why not consider the south of the country when planning a Motorhome holiday Scotland ? The coast along the south-west fringes of Scotland boasts many, many miles of beautiful beaches. Choose from a range of wide, sandy bays close to Gatehouse of Fleet.

6 East Sands Beach, St Andrews

Wonderful East Sands. Pic credit: Gary Rogers

A delightful expanse of sand is located close to the famous golf town of St Andrews in the Kingdom of Fife. The east coast provides

7 Fyvie Castle loch, Aberdeenshire

Fyvie Loch. Pic credit: Randomisation

The castle grounds and estate extend to some 50 hectares and include a loch and a range of trails for you and your dog to explore. See NTS-owned Fyvie Castle.

8 Ben Lomond, Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park

Ben-Lomond from afar. Pic credit: baaker2009

The walking path to the summit of Ben Lomond (974m) starts from Rowardennan on the eastern banks of Loch Lomond. Whether you choose to stroll the forest paths along the shore of the loch or head to the summit you and your dog are sure to enjoy the views and tranquillity.

9 Castle Fraser, Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser and grounds., Pic credit: Karora

Another great destination for dog owners, Castle Fraser boasts a network of easy to follow trails through a mix of parkland, farmland and woodland, all with views of Bennachie.

10 Culzean Country Park, Ayrshire

Trails at Culzean. Pic credit: Mary and Angus Hogg

Located on the south Ayrshire coast you’ll discover many walking routes in and around Culzean Castle. You and your dog will enjoy atmospheric woodland, landscaped gardens and a wonderfully rugged coastline.

  • Do remember that dogs should be kept on a lead around livestock and that owners should always pick up dog waste and dispose of it responsibly.