Armadilla Camping Pods
Stay in the midst of spectacular Highland scenery and explore Glen Nevis on the many footpaths that wind through forest and alongside the River Nevis. Alternatively, relax on our park, enjoy the views & fresh mountain air and visit our restaurant to sample traditional Highland hospitality.
2 Bed Pod
The 2 Bed Pod can be setup with double or twin beds.
3 Bed Pod
The 3 Bed Pod can be setup with 3 single beds, or a double and a single bed.
These beautifully designed high-spec units can accommodate up to 3 people so are a great option for couples and small families. The 2 Bed Pod can be set up with a double or twin beds plus the 3 Bed Pod has an additional single bed. All the Pods have fridges and plug sockets. The Pods are situated on Deer Park camping field close to the facilities building. For families we can arrange two units next to each other. You can see lots of pictures of the inside of the Pods below.
Please note that bedding and towels are not provided or hired. Dogs accepted only by prior arrangement in our designated camping pods, thank you. Please note that dogs are not allowed up on the seating or beds.
Underfloor thermostat controlled heating.
Sink and cold water tap.
Electric kettle and Fridge
Fantastic mountain views.
Facility building with toilet, shower and laundry nearby.
Short walk from shop and restaurant/bar.
Fantastic restaurant & bar offering breakfast (June-September), lunch and dinner.
Snack van serving hot rolls in the morning and burgers & fish and chips in the evening (late May to Sept)
Dog walking and exercise areas.
24 hour park supervision from May - October. Please note that we have a strict no noise policy after 11pm.
Children’s play area with an area for ball games.
Ice pack freezing facilities.
Information on ‘Things to see and do’ in the Lochaber area.
Central recycling facility for plastic, paper/card, metal and glass.
Well stocked shop selling a range of groceries, equipment and souvenirs.
Drive-through service point for motorcaravans & campervans.
Washrooms with toilets, free hot showers, wash hand basins, razor points and hand dryers.
Dish wash and food preparation sinks.
Picnic tables are dotted around the park.
Wifi is purchased on site: £2.00 per hour / £5.00 per day / £20 per week.
Disabled customers have private facilities with full wheelchair access including shower.
Fishing permits for sale in shop/reception.
Chemical toilet disposal points.
Gallery - 2 Bed Pod
2 Bed Pod Tariff 2019
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3 Bed Pod Tariff 2019
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VAT is included at the current rate, prices subject to change in the event of an alteration to the rate of VAT.
Mountain Bike World Cup 1st - 2nd June 2019
Our site is generally very busy during the world mountain bike championships and all our Pods are now fully booked for that weekend.
Cancellations/changes to your booking: If you find that you have to cancel or change your booking, it is necessary to notify us as soon as possible, preferably in writing. Booking cancellation or personal insurance is not included in the cost of the hire.
If you cancel the booking you may be eligible for a refund, see below:
More than 42 days (6 weeks): 20% of the full accommodation cost.
21-42 days (3-6 weeks): 50% of the full accommodation cost.
14-21 days (2-3 weeks): 75% of the full accommodation cost.
14 days or less (less than 2 weeks): 100% of the accommodation cost.
Our campsite has a fantastic position in the heart of Glen Nevis with a great selection of nearby walks.
Ben Nevis, the River Nevis, Woodland Walks, Steall falls, Highland Wildlife, Mountain Streams, historic sites - all available from your tent.
Climbing Ben Nevis
We are located at the foot of Ben Nevis and are a short walk from the 'tourist path' to the summit. It's a great climb and the views from the top on a clear day are amazing.
However, it's very important that you follow the safety information in the leaflet below and we recommend that you visit the nearby Glen Nevis Visitor Centre for more information on current climbing conditions before you set off.
"Our first experience of glamping and highly impressed . Clean, well equipped and warm. Extremely spacious...there was enough space for my little ones cot bed and he was lovely and cosy all night."
-Tripadvisor Setpember 2016
"Me and my husband stayed last night in one of the pods. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the site is very clean including the toilet facilities. The pods are brilliant and have extra touches to them such as the different colour lighting. The views from the pods are amazing too."
-Tripadvisor Septmeber 2016
"Stayed with a group to go up Ben Nevis and found the new pods to be very roomy and comfortable. Good underfloor heating and even mood lighting! Plenty of storage space.."
-Tripadvisor September 2016
"Stayed in one of the camp sites new pods. Very impressed with the pod (first one I've ever used) and the camp site is the best I've been to with great facilities and layout. I would happily use this camp site again"
-Tripadvisor September 2016
Additional Details and FAQs
The Shop is open the same times as Campsite Reception (late opening until 9pm in July and August) and is located within the same building. It is open daily during the season selling fresh bread, newspapers, milk and ice cream.
We also stock toiletries and groceries including dried, tinned, fresh and frozen goods and locally produced meat. We also stock “free from” products and have a wide selection of postcards, souvenirs, toys and books.
We have a wide range of camping and caravanning accessories from cooking utensils to chemical toilet fluids, gaffer tape to guylines, mallets to midge candles, torches to tents! A good selection of hats and gloves, walking accessories from backpacks to gaiters and walking poles are also available.
Our Fort William camping shop is a stockist for Calor Gas and Camping Gaz as well as accessories and disposable cartridges. Off licence and freezing facility for ice packs available too!
Children's Play Areas
Play areas and open spaces are provided in both the camping and touring park and near the self-catering accommodation.
Midges can be a pest in the mornings and evenings of the summer months. Our shop sells a range of candles, skins solutions and head nets that help if you find them a nuisance.
Caravan & Camping Club
We are recommended by the Caravan & Camping Club, but are not affiliated with them so do not offer reduced rates for members.
We do not currently have a secure shed or storage space for storing bikes although there are plenty of trees, fences etc that you can chain them to.
Glen Nevis Restaurant & Bar
Within easy walking distance of the campsite, the restaurant offers breakfasts (May-Sept) cakes and snacks, light lunches, afternoon teas, bar meals and evening dinner - all in a very comfortable environment.
Our Highland Estate has the fishing rights for the river Nevis and you can buy fishing (catch and release) permits for 1 day (£15), 3 days (£35) or 6 days (£60). The season runs from mid March to the end of September. Enquire at our reception for more details and to buy a permit.
Glen Nevis Estate
Guests are welcome to explore all 1000 acres of the Glen Nevis Estate during their stay!
Natural 'wild' areas have been created in the park to provide a habitat for our native flora and fauna, with pathways and picnic areas so guests can enjoy these areas at their leisure.
Walking in Glen Nevis
For the energetic, the footpath up Ben Nevis (highest mountain in the UK) starts from Glen Nevis. The West Highland Way also passes through Glen Nevis at the end of a 95 mile walk from Glasgow.
The Gorge is a fabulous feature of the Glen and provides a spectacular walk through to the higher falls.
The Lower Falls is easily accessed by foot and is a favourite point in the Glen for photographs. There are also gentler riverside walks and numerous quiet forest walks within the Glen. Reception staff will be happy to suggest a walk for you.
Camp Fires & BBQs
Open fires are not permitted on the park. We do allow small enclosed fires such as chimineas/braziers provide you can find a spot that is at least 5 metres away from any other tents.
BBQs are permitted and our park benches have a heat proof mat for disposable BBQs.
Special Offers & Discounts
Aside from our Spring and Autumn stay three nights and get the fourth free special offer we do not offer any other discounts for groups, seniors etc.