• Stay In A Helicopter
  • Helicopter open all year round
  • Stay in a Sea King Helicopter
Mains Farm is home to the famous Sea King Helicopter conversion where you can enjoy a stay in totally unique but whacky conversion of a working Sea King Helicopter into a luxury Self Catering property. Sea King number ZA127 now sits at Thornhill and passengers are now Guests who enjoy the panoramic view over the Carse of Stirling to the Fintry Hills in an area of breathtaking scenic beauty, with a wealth of activities on its doorstep for families, walkers, cyclists and holiday makers to enjoy.

Accommodation Features

  • Real Fire
  • Children Welcome
  • Golf Friendly
  • cycling friendly
  • walking friendly
  • fishing friendly
  • On site Parking
  • dog allowed

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Your Host : The Mains Farm Team
If you are looking for the ultimate boast then a holiday in a Sea King Helicopter in Scotland has to be top of list!

Mains Farm in Thornhill is home to the most unusual Glamping property a former Royal Navy search and rescuse Sea King Helicopter. Mains Farms owners had the bright idea of converting a Helicopter bought at auction for £7k into a Holiday Home, then spent nearly £40k taking it apart and putting it back together to create Scotland's most unusual holiday home. Warm and cosy and self contained it sleeps 4 with a bed in the tail, plus a bathroom, shower, wetroom, small kitchen and of course the original cockpit to sit and enjoy. Also decking and a BBq.

Mains Farm also has 6 Lux Wigwams & 15 original Wigwams are all made from sustainable forests. The Wigwam Lux is the ultimate in Eco Camping Cabin. Warm and cosy they are open plan and light and airy with Velux roof lights and opening windows. Each Lux Wigwam sleeps 4 persons in a double and sofa bed, they also come with a mini kitchen, table & chairs and space saving sinks. Also double glazed doors leading to a private deck with great views and camp fires. Matresses are included but you must supply your own bedding, cups, crockery and cutlery. Wood for campfires sold on site.

Just arrive, unpack and chill out. Thornhill and nearby Doune both have historic pubs for you to enjoy and chill out in, don't fancy driving, Thornhill's original & historic Lion & Unicorn Inn is a pleasant stroll from Mains Farm, or if you love cycling you can take the original Drovers roads to Doune and visit The Red Lion Inn, Doune Castle and the Deanston Distillery. Other nearby attractions are local attractions are Stirling Castle & The Wallace Monument (a tribute to Scotland’s iconic past), Loch Katrine and Blair Drummond Safari Park. Only 15 mins from The Trossachs & Stirling.

Muddy wheels, mucky boots & dirty paws are very welcome.Don't worry about leaving your 4 legged loved ones behind as we welcome well behaved dogs. Unusually for a farm, Mains Farm are happy to take dogs, but there are a few sensible house rules that must be agreed to in advance.

Quietly located in the heart of Scotland Thornhill is less than an hours drive from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth and just 15 minutes from Stirling one of Scotland's most historic cities. It can be easily reached from all parts of Scotland making Mains Farm Campsite and Wigwams the perfect location to use as a base to explore Scotland.

Price Range

from £175 per night - sleeps upto 4 persons.

Special Offers

Also on site are camping pitches & hookups for Motorhomes

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Satnav: 56.1714, -4.15079

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