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Located in the village of Abriachan, just 12 miles from Inverness, Camping Pod Heaven offers camping accommodation with a unique twist. On-site, there is free WiFi access and free parking. Guests can go on boat trips on the famous Loch Ness, just a short 5-minute drive away. Ideal location for any of the Great Glen Trails or motorcycle tours. With a distinctive shape, each of the camping pods have a private entrance, heating, electric and free wifi. They also benefit from a shared bathroom. The special roofing material cuts down the noise of heavy rain, whilst the windows and lockable door have double glazing to reduce condensation and provide sound insulation. At Camping Pod Heaven an array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including cycling and hiking. The property also has a garden. Urquhart Castle is 11 miles from the property. Eden Court Theatre and Inverness Castle are both just 25 minutes' drive away. The famed Culloden Battlefield is 18 miles away.
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Watt2206 wrote a review Aug 2022
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We stayed for a night in a pod - 2 adults and 2 children. The pod was clean and basic but that's what I expected for £70. The pod came with thin mattresses / ground mats (ours were mounted on a wooden frame although not all pods have this, a heater (which we didn't use), a light and a socket. We arrived at 8pm and left the next day. Was perfect for a little adventure with the kids. They played on a rope swing and in a big bit of tubing - simple but they had a good time just running about in the little woodland bit next to the pods for a couple of hours! The fire pit wasn't in use due to wildfire risk in recent warm weather - completely understandable although in different circumstances would have been a nice touch as we had hoped to do some toasted marshmallows on the fire! Shower & toilet facility was in good clean condition - no complaints. There are no cooking facilities so take your own camping stove if you plan to cook. We are out before we left so didn't expect to cook. They serve hot beverages at the reception in the morning but this wasn't on offer as we were checking out - no big deal but would have been nice. All in all I'd recommend for a couple of nights - cheap and cheerful and basically just camping without the tent! If you're looking for luxurious comfortable beds then I'd say this isn't the place for you, but if your expectations are as ours we're (camping without the tent!!) then you'll be very satisfied.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Anonymous wrote a review Jul 2022
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We got lucky that it wasn't raining because you can only cook food outside at a little table since it's the only socket, we got told there was enough space for 4 people but one of us had to sleep in the car and it was more comfortable than the in the pod , the photos show bed frames but we didn't get any bed frames in our pod except the mattresses on the floor. The water in the showers were boiling hot and if someone else were to use the other showers your water would stop running. There is nothing to do for kids apart from a swing that is on a dodgy tree branch and is a complete danger hazard. The owner wasn't that nice and shouted at the kids for being too loud which is understandable but she also said to go back to their pods and "stay silent". Would not recommend unless there's only two people and if you have a busy schedule and won't spend much time on the site.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Meg wrote a review May 2022
Aberdeen, United Kingdom2 contributions
Fantastic location, whole place spotless clean, mattresses really comfortable, heater small yet powerful give us really comfortable night sleep. Very nice and friendly lady, a staff member who we spoke on arrival and departure. Everything we needed was there, grill place and fire place was there, peace and quiet, fabulous place to have a break from everything ! I will definitely go back and I do recommend !
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Date of stay: May 2022
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vicki s wrote a review Oct 2021
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I was here in the October holidays for 2nights with my husband and daughter. We arrived at 4pm to no member of staff from the site, i was told they had left half hour ago. Pod was adequate but was only thin mattresses on the floor. there was no kettle or fridge in the pod. i had sent an email to Camping Pod Heaven to ask about cooking facilities but had no reply sent another one hoping they would reply before we arrived still nothing. so we found out when se settled in that there was no kitchen on site for heating up meals or making toast, the food we had made was now spoiled and we had to go out for dinner spending £50. If they had replied to my email saying sorry we have no kitchen but please bring camping equipment the trip would of been perfect. I'm disappointed at the lack of communication from Camping Pod Heaven. we didn't see any member of staff the whole 2 days we were there. i have email Camping Pod Heaven with a complaint but have not heard back. Location is perfect and the toilet block was maintained while we were there.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Megan B wrote a review Jul 2021
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I arrived Wednesday and left yesterday. I'm still yet to check in and check out. There is no owners/staff anywhere. I had requested a cot for my child before arrival and it wasn't there. Had to phone the number that was on a board in the reception window to re request this. A woman came down with it, no introduction to herself or the pod site, nothing. Just away back to her house in her car. Understand in covid times we are keeping our distance, but that was not very professional. Would have been alot better if distance was kept, introduction to owners and the pod site, where to find things etc. Another family on the site ended up letting me know what and where everything was. It is extremely clean. Pod was spotless. Toilet block kept to a very high standard. Just a shame the communication side was let down. WiFi DOES NOT work. Had to travel down the road to a lay by for data to find things around the area.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Rose wrote a review Jun 2021
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Lovely location for a trip away, a great place to relax, the whole facility is very clean and tidy. Very peaceful with beautiful views along with very helpful and welcoming owners. Cannot wait to go again, thank you Ann.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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wenvoeman wrote a review Sep 2019
Cardiff, United Kingdom688 contributions354 helpful votes
We were walking the Great Glen Way and wanted to break the longish stretch from Drumnadrochit to Inverness so we booke a Pod for the night of 19th September 2019. As we were not carrying camping stuff or food Jana the manager kindly bought us some provisions and we were able to cook them in the microwave for supper. We also had to hire sleeping packs - sheets - duvet - pillow and towels. In addition, we hired a low power kettle. It all worked very well. The Pod was entirely comfortable with a double bed and two singles, as well as a lamp and two heaters. The best bit was the ablution block which is new and has the best showers in Europe. Special thanks to Jana for her warm welcome and general helpfulness. It must be said that this was an expensive option and the total cost of £80+ was more than we paid for the best 5 star B&B and that comes with a slap-up cooked breakfast. I suggest the owners put a Hikers deal together to encourage more of the very many walkers to stop there. We loved Camping Pod Heaven and highly recommend it.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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PHOER wrote a review Aug 2019
Pontypridd, United Kingdom32 contributions13 helpful votes
Camping Pod Heaven is fairly good value for money given the location close to Lochness. We paid £70 for one night for a family of four although on arrival we were asked for a further £5 per night for our dog. The pods themselves are pretty and on arrival there is a slate outside your door with a name in chalk and some flowers which is aesthetically pleasing. Inside is basic and you should not be lulled into thinking this is ‘glamping’ its is not! You have a mattress on the floor a small table, oil filled radiator and a lamp. Be aware it’s all 9 v so forget about using your hairdryer or kettle although you can rent a camping one for £2. The pod is secure and warm. In fact with a family of 4 it was too warm and by 3am we felt suffocated. Open the window I hear you say- unfortunately due to the abundance of midges we didn’t dare. I’m sure that if we had only had two people per pod it would have been a lot more comfortable. The lady who runs the camp is absolutely lovely and very friendly. We enjoyed the experience and the location was fab but sadly the only one of our party who had a good night sleep was the dog.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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missrmlaing wrote a review Oct 2018
Fife, United Kingdom4 contributions4 helpful votes
My partner and I decided to go and do something different. To be honest, I was worried and I shouldn’t have been. Beautiful pod, heater and light inside and mats for the beds. We got the pod all warm and it was amazing. The views were beautiful and we will be returning nearer summer time. The owner was lovely and very helpful.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Steve T wrote a review Aug 2018
27 contributions5 helpful votes
A very well organized and effective establishment, The Pod Heavan team made us feel very welcome,the pods and facilities were amazing for the value,clean and organized,easy parking and just close enough to the Loch to get the great views.The whole experience from arrival to departure was thought through very well giving you the many options to chill and relax either with a BBQ or just wrap up and enjoy the pods. Child and dog friendly site and very knowledgable about all the best tours and sites if your planning a few days there. Well Worth a visit.we will be back.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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$64 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandScottish HighlandsInvernessAbriachan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Camping Pod Heaven
Which popular attractions are close to Camping Pod Heaven?
Nearby attractions include Loch Ness (7.0 km), Urquhart Castle (5.9 km), and Village Green (7.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Camping Pod Heaven?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and barbeque facilities.
What food & drink options are available at Camping Pod Heaven?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Camping Pod Heaven?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Camping Pod Heaven?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Eighty2, Oakwood Restaurant, and The Loch Ness Inn Restaurant.
Is Camping Pod Heaven located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Abriachan.
Are there any historical sites close to Camping Pod Heaven?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Urquhart Castle (5.9 km).