But there are the downsides – struggling to put the tent up, realising you’ve managed to lose the tent pegs, uncomfortable sleeping bags, midge invasions...and then it starts raining.
Luckily there are plenty of glamping sites in some of Scotland’s most stunning locations, offering huts, pods, and caravans for those who like the idea of getting back to nature but don’t want to give up all their creature comforts.
Here are 10 of the most highly rated that can be booked on www.booking.com.
1. Hillside Camping Pods
Located in ountryside near the Highland village of Auckengill, these pods come with a double bed, fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster, TV/DVD player and heating. Bottled water, milk, tea, coffee, sugar and breakfast cereals, plus some special treats for you and some for your dog, are also provided for around £72 per night.
2. Greencraig Pods
Set near Buckie, on the Moray Firth, each pod can sleep up to four adults (or two adults and three children) in a bedroom and a living area with sofa bed. There's an electric shower and a fully-equipped kitchen, as well as a garden to relax in. Pods are available from around £78 per night.
3. Delny Glamping
Located in Invergordon, eight miles from Tain, these camping huts include free WiFi, children's playground, a garden with a barbecue, and a continental breakfast. Prices start at around £75 per night.
4. Howe of Torbeg
Offering stunning views of the Cairngorms National Park, Howe of Torbeg offers four glamping Pods and an off-grid Shepherd's Hut alongside a communal log cabin. The pods sleep up to two adults and one child, with the hut sleeping two adults and two children. They are available from £75 per night.