Dog Friendly Campervan Hire
At Big Tree Campervans, we know just how important your four-legged friend is, and how much better it is when you can bring him along on your adventure! Our dog, Bob, just loves life in the campervan, and he’s been an important part of many of our adventures around Scotland.

Our Alder campervan is the official dog friendly campervan. The camper itself is a  Hyundai i-800 with a Wellhouse Leisure conversion and previous Campervan Adventurers have all said how easy it is to drive, even on the narrower Scottish roads! It’s a 4-berth campervan with 5 travel seats and plenty of space for a dog crate. The Alder is also fitted with a fully equipped kitchen, including a gas hob, generous fridge and plenty of cupboard space to keep your food supply separate from your dogs!

Holidays without the family pet can often leave everyone feeling a bit guilty, but with Big Tree dog friendly campervan hire, the whole family can explore Scotland together. Whether it’s whale watching, a day at the Highland Games, ghost-chasing or simply getting to know Scotland, you can rest assured your dog can join you for the journey.

Dog Friendly Campervans

There are many dog friendly campsites across Scotland where you can get a rest from driving, with fantastic dedicated exercise areas and dog walks on-site. Lagnaha Farm at Argyll is particularly well recommended by dog-owners, as there are plenty of safe spaces for off-lead walks. Cobleland Caravan and Camping Site is another little gem, which sits beside a lazy river; great for your dog to cool off in after a long day. Be sure to check out the Camping and Caravanning Club website for more info on dog friendly campervan sites.

All we ask is that you make sure the Alder campervan is as clean as possible when you return it (makes our job of doing the full valet much easier) and of course that you take lots of photos of your dog enjoying his adventure!

Dog Travel Safety Tips

Bringing your dog on your Big Tree Campervan adventure means you avoid the stress and (sometimes significant) cost of leaving them behind in a kennel, but there are a few things to keep in mind when travelling with animals. Dogs Trust, the largest dog charity in the UK, has put together a quick list of dog travel tips which might come in handy for you! We’ve picked out a few below;


  1. Make sure that your dog is safely restrained with a car harness or a travel crate.
  2. Never leave a dog alone in a car, especially on a warm or hot day.
  3. Don’t feed your dog just before travelling, as this will help reduce the likelihood of him suffering from car sickness.


Visit Dogs Trust for more travel tips.

Dog Friendly Campsites

For some dog-friendly campsites across Scotland and some advice on camping with dogs, check out the links below:


Camping and Caravanning Club – Advice on camping with dogs

Dugs Welcome – Dog-friendly campsites in Scotland

Camping and Caravanning Club – Find a dog-friendly campsite

Book your Big Tree Campervan adventure

To check availability for our dog-friendly Alder campervan, go to our Availability page


Booking is easy via our Make Your Booking page


If Alder is booked and you’re desperate to take your four-legged friend with you, then give us a call and we’ll see if we can sort something out for you.


Alternatively, if you have concerns regarding pet hair in your campervan, or a specific request for your dog, just get in touch and we’ll be happy to accommodate your needs. Please note, that our dog friendly campervans are cleaned to the highest possible standards after use.