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Full Details - Red Squirrel Campsite ( Formerly Glenmidge Smithy )

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Red Squirrel Campsite ( Formerly Glenmidge Smithy )
Auldgirth
Dumfries
Dumfries and Galloway   (Browse area)
DG2 0SW   See Map
Tel: 01387 740328  or  07766 986464
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Pitches: 10
Open: March To Nov

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 65 Reviews
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Pitch Types

 Tent Pitches   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches   Show Full Facilities
Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Refills   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <5 miles   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach <5 miles   Watersports <10 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring <10 miles 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk On Site   Public Transport <1 mile 

Description

This is a club member only site - you may be able to join on site - please check direct with the site.

CCC members only joining available
An extremely pleasant well maintained small family run site, quiet and secluded.

We are situated in a small hamlet in the Nith Valley, 8 miles north of Dumfries. The area offers peace and tranquility in gorgeous countryside, where there is an abundance of wildlife, including the now very rare Red Squirrel. Watch there antics close up.

Exploring the South West corner of Scotland could not be easier from this location, with a wealth of attractions and activities to explore and experience. Watch Hamish produce his prize winning honey or visit his Aipery out on the hill.
Fish the River Nith 2 miles for trout or Grayling over 1 mile for only £10 per day

A warm welcome awaits you from Hamish and Margaret Steele who are only too willing to help make your's a special holiday.

A Self catering cottage is also available for 2/4 people at a very affordable rate.

Camp Site Facilities include:
New hot shower(for 2016), toilet, washbasin, shaver point, Kitchen area: dish washing, electric kettle, toaster, microwave, 2 ring cooker, fridge and ice pack facilities, phone charging
Internet access available.
Laundry facilities, washer, drying area, chemical disposal point and 14 amp hookups.
Secure bike storage, bike wash and repair facilities.

There are country hotels with bar and restaurant facilities within 2 miles and they offer excellent home made country fare.

Check out The Old Smithy Cottage, Auldgirth Dumfries, https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/VacationRentalReview-g1096499-d2133250-

Nearby Attractions

The area has an excellent network of quiet country roads, walking, cycling, Birdwatching or just relax and unwind. The Solway coastline is also well worth a visit.

Drumlanrig Catle, Thornhill (8 miles) is a magnificant home to the Duke of Buccleugh set in a beautifully kept estate. With great bike trail and forest walks.

If you need more of a challenge the 7stanes mountian bike trails are within easy reach.

Caerlaverock Castle and Bird Santuary offers a paradise for keen bird watchers.

There are good walks right from your caravan door and excellent river fishing for Brown Trout, Sea Trout and Salmon within 3 miles.
over 1 mile Trout and Grayling fishing £10 per day

Glenmidge is also a perfect site for stargazers being located in an area with no light pollution.

Directions

Please follow the link above to the map for directions.
From Dumfries follow A76 for 7 miles to Auldgirth. At Auldgirth shop turn left (sign posted Penpont/Dunscore) after 1 mile turn right (sign posted Keir/Penpont/Glenmidge)take 2nd left after 1 mile (sign posted Glenmidge) come down into Glenmidge at bottom of hill at the T junction turn right then first left into site
Contact us At glenmidge@gmail.com Or Mob 07766986464

Special Offers and Discounts for UKCampsite.co.uk Visitors

Spring FlingExpiry: 30/06/2018
7nights unit plus 2 persons inc Electric

pay for 6. Pay and book £96.00

Free Pitch With HuExpiry: 30/09/2018
June to Sept short stay or full time, light Warden/cleaning duties.
Assist Hamish to run small 10 pitch site and 2 bed holiday cottage

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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Find nearest: National Trust    Historic Scotland    Fuel    Pub

Nearest National Trust Scotland Visitor Attractions

Threave Castle & Estate Tel : +441556502575  - 18.62 miles from site Click here for details
Thomas Carlyles Birthplace Tel : +441576300666  - 20.25 miles from site Click here for details

Pitch Types

 Tent Pitches   Caravan Pitches   Motorhome Pitches   No Glamping Units 
 Statics for Hire   No Statics on Sale   Seasonal Pitches   No Caravan Storage 
 Electric Hookups   Hardstanding Pitches 
Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Refills   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar <1 mile   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing <5 miles   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire <5 miles   Golf   Tennis 
 Beach <5 miles   Watersports <10 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring <10 miles 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk On Site   Public Transport <1 mile 


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