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Embrace Autumn and Book an Off-Peak Break


Embrace Autumn and Book an Off-Peak Break

Here at Drummohr, we believe that autumn is the perfect time to go camping. A lot of people associate autumn with cold and wet weather, however, there is so much more to it that we should just embrace. Read on to hear why we believe autumn camping is a great idea and what you should do while spending autumn at Drummohr campsite. Drummohr is one of the few campsites open all year in Scotland.

Staying at Drummohr this Autumn 

Drummohr is the perfect spot for camping Edinburgh and only a 45 minutes drive or bus journey or 10 minutes by train away from Edinburgh city centre. Better yet, it is perfectly located to enjoy an East Lothian Holiday.  

We have lots of accommodation options for you to choose from, whether you want to pitch your tent or stay in a luxury lodge with a hot tub, you will find something at Drummohr.  

Click here to see our accommodation availability.  

Benefits of Autumn Camping 

With summer now behind us, camping in autumn is a whole new experience for you and your family. Chilly mornings, autumnal activities, firepits and many more things are what make autumn camping a must! 

  • New Experience - Autumn camping is a great way to ignite your sense of adventure. If you are bringing the kids along, it’s likely they will love the experience even more than you, especially when they see a pile of leaves! Don't leave your dog behind either as they will enjoy all the new sights, smells and sounds. 
  • Quieter Areas - Summertime is very crowded with holiday makers which can be overwhelming for some, if you prefer a quieter break, autumn is the perfect time for you. 
  • Weather - The summer weather can often make camping unbearable and not to mention all the insects that come with summer. However, the cool, brisk weather in autumn can make camping very invigorating.  
  • Landscape - In autumn, Scotland changes into vivid, autumnal colours everywhere you turn making it a picturesque time to go camping. 
  • Campfires & Stargazing - What’s even better about camping in Autumn is that it is the perfect time to do some stargazing. Enjoy the crisp, clear skied evening sitting around a firepit to keep warm, it doesn't get more autumnal than that.  
  • Different Activities - During autumn there are so many different activities to summer, including pumpkin picking and Halloween events. 

Autumn Activities 

If you are looking for something to do while staying with us this Autumn, why not venture into Edinburgh? The streets are quiet, the trees turn to beautiful autumnal colours making it the perfect time to spend Autumn in Edinburgh.  

There are lots of walks in Edinburgh for you to enjoy, you can even bring your dog along as Edinburgh is known as one of the best dog friendly cities in the UK. Wrap up warm and head into Edinburgh for a walk around Princes Street Gardens or along one of Britain’s best-known streets, Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. For something more spooky, why not book a ghost tour through the town and experience one of Britain’s most haunted cities. If you time your trip right you may even get the chance to catch the start of the Edinburgh Christmas Markets. For more activities to do for when you spend autumn in Edinburgh, click here

If you don’t fancy going into Edinburgh, there are lots of things you can do outside of the city, close to Drummohr. If you are looking for something to do with the kids, Dalkeith Country Park, located only a 14 minutes drive from Drummohr, is a great day out for all the family. Explore the trails and wildlife, play in the adventure park and you can even go pumpkin picking.  If you fancy doing a walk instead, why not check out some of the local walking routes?