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Balloch O Dee Campsite And Trekking Centre
Newton Stewart
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
DG8 0ET   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 07967666908

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Pitches: 5 caravans 40 tents plus indoor accommodation
Open: Open All Year

Rating: Average Review Score: 10/10 from 28 Reviews
                10/10 from 28 Reviews

Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes  Statics for Hire 

Special Offer available to UKCampsite.co.uk visitors - see below.

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This is a Camping and Caravanning Club Certificated Site, which accept caravans or motorhomes and usually tents, space permitting. It is a member only site - you may be able to join on arrival - please check direct with the site. 


Balloch O Dee is a small farm nestling at the foot of Cullvenan Fell set in a stunning landscape on the edge of the Galloway National Forest Park. It has 5 grass touring pitches all with electric hookup and enough space for approx 50 tents over 20 acres. The emphasis is on relaxed experience. We have tried to create the sort of campsite that, as a family, we would like to camp on.

HIRE THE BOTHY - Sleeps 5/7

In recent years there has been a trend towards 'Glamping' sites and while we do offer some alternative accommodation on site the overall experience we hope, still has a 'proper' camping feel. We are not a glamping site but a traditional campsite with some different options for you. :-)

We don't have many rules at Balloch O Dee. One of the things that used to drive me bonkers when we went camping was turning up on some campsite and the first thing we were given would be a long list of things that we were not allowed to do! What a welcome!

So you won't find a single notice or rule board at Balloch O Dee. You are on holiday, generally to get away from all the silly rules and regulations of everyday life. That's why we went camping.

What we do ask though is that you respect your fellow campers, the environment, and our Camp Ethos. :-)

There are a few things that we would always try and look for in a prospective campsite and these things we have tried, as much as possible, to incorporate into Balloch O ' Dee. We have just converted one of the barns into a lovely shower and toilet room with showers with extra large 'rainfall' shower heads, wash hand basins and washing up facilities all with piping hot water. There is also a place to empty your chemical toilet. Wi-Fi is sometimes available onsite. There are lots of flattish tracks for wonderful family cycling and plenty of stunning walks. With zero light pollution, Balloch O Dee is the perfect place for star gazing, in fact, you can see the shape of the milky way from the middle of the camping field. We have a number of stone built BBQ's on site and you are welcome to have a camp fire if you wish, all pitches have a fire pit.

Total pitches:40ish
Pub 2 miles
Open All Year round

Nearby Attractions

Peace and quiet, open space, fresh air, mountains, woods, wildlife, stars, the sea.
Wigtown, 'book town of Scotland'
7Stanes Mountain bike trails.
Galloway National forest park.
Cream of Galloway


Directions to Balloch O' Dee

Take the M6 past Carlisle (or just before if your coming down from Scotland) from the M6 take the A75 to Stranraer. Stay on the A75 going past Newton Stewart. About 6 miles West of Newton Stewart on the A75 take the right turn sign posted 'The Three Lochs'
Balloch O Dee is about 2 miles along this road on the right - just before the little stone bridge - you will see the sign at the end of the drive. see website for more details.

Special Offers and Discounts for UKCampsite.co.uk Visitors

Music WeekendExpiry: Never
We are having a music weekend on the 22nd and 23rd of Sept 2017 - bring your instruments and play into the night.
Junkmans Choir are playing again this year so are The Bar stools plus other bands.

Come and have a fiddle round the campfire!

Please ring to book on 07967666908 or email theperfecthideaway@live.co.uk

Please note all offers must be mentioned at the time of booking. Subject to availability. Usually only one offer can be used per booking, please check with site for further details.

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Nearest National Trust Scotland Visitor Attractions

Bruces Stone Tel : +441721722502  - 17.40 miles from site Click here for details
Murray Isles Tel : +441721722502  - 19.09 miles from site Click here for details

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