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Visitor Reviews - Oban Caravan & Camping Park

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Oban Caravan & Camping Park
Gallanachmore Farm
Gallanach Road
Argyll   (Browse area)
PA34 4QH   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: +44 01631 562425

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Pitches: 150
Open: April 1st To October 10th

Rating: Average Review Score: 7/10 from 99 Reviews
              7/10 from 99 Reviews

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Reviews:  99 in total, now showing 85 to 90                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2006 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Sharonhardiman 3 reviews from this member

A lovely unspoilt campsite with plenty of space, great being able to chose your own pitch, very laid back site staff.  Oban in a great place and this campsite is a great base for exploring the area.   We will definitely be back in the future, especially as we didn't see one midge! 

Date of Visit: July 2006 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Starky 1 review from this member

Everything about this place was first class. We had simply one of the best pitches overlooking the pier. The staff were excellent too. I'd highly recommend this site to anyone considering a trip to Oban. Cheap as chips and a mile to the town centre. Please steer clear of the Dive Camping Park up the road. I'm not sure I've ever been spoken to like that off a so called service provider before. Laughable but ultimately we're thankful because we ended up coming here instead.

Date of Visit: July 2006 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Garsoo 5 reviews from this member

Visited this site for 2 days initially, but ended up staying a week! We both felt that the site was really geared up for campers and we were not just stuck in a corner next to a caravan site.

The site was very spacious, clean and tidy. Very little restrictions from owners. We pitched our tent wherever we wanted and paid afterwards. The site was great for the kids too. Only a small swing park but all the children seemed to meet up there and play around together. We particularly felt at ease as we could see our 3 year old all over the main camping area.

Our only slight niggle was that the toilets and showers didn't really cope on the busy Saturday night but were adequate on all others.

We will definitely be back here, hopefully even at the end of next week!

Date of Visit: June 2006 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: TEASY1980 1 review from this member

Just returned from 4 nights at the Oban caravan and camping park. Its a beautiful scenic view from the camp site and the site itself is very relaxing. You couldn't ask for a nicer place to pitch a tent. The site is very relaxed and the owners are polite and helpful.

The shop sells the basic items needed for camping at a reasonable price. The price for a tent pitch is very reasonable at £11 per night without electric. There is a cooking room and a games room with a TV that you can watch if you like which is good to keep the youngsters happy.

The camp site is 2.5 miles out of Oban along a mostly flat winding road along the coast. We took our bikes so we could travel to Oban easily. There are cycle racks outside the tourist information office and harbour carpark to safely lock your bikes and explore the pubs and restaurants of Oban. You could walk to Oban in about 40 mins or get a Taxi which you can get the number from the shop.

The only downside to this site is that the shower and toilet blocks are not up to scratch. There are 3 blocks on the site which all need updating. They are too small and everything is packed in too tightly. 2 shower cubicles and 4 sinks and a couple of toilets are not enough for a modern day tent field on a camp site of this quality.
At least there was a power outlet for you to plug your hair straighteners/shavers in etc. Also a hair dryer for 20p + the showers were free.

Every time I visited the toilet block someone was saying how poor the blocks were and how they let down the site.

Even after experiencing the showers I would return to this camp site because of its quiet and relaxing atmosphere. It was so peaceful we wanted to stay longer but unfortunately couldn't. We will be returning soon.

Date of Visit: May 2006 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: Holmfirth 2 reviews from this member

Loved the site! Brilliant location - with great sea views from nearly all pitches. A great relaxed atmosphere with very friendly staff. Felt very safe - plenty of pitch room even though it was very busy.

The toilets / showers were quite basic and at times there was a small que, this was the only downside - great location, we would return.

Date of Visit: April 2006 Unit:  Tent
Reviewer: DavePCC 2 reviews from this member

Just returned from a 2nd visit to this site with my family. Amazing views from the tent field with very relaxed atmosphere on the site. No bossy owner telling you where exactly you must pitch, we got a ticket and were free to choose our own place in the designated area. Site set on different levels, we were just asked to pitch beyond the children's swings on a large camping field. Only complaint would be that the field is sloping. Facilities were clean. Our dog was welcome but we were asked to keep him on the lead on the site. They didn't charge extra for dogs. Price was v reasonable £10.50 for the 4 of us (one is a baby) Friendly staff. Site had improved a lot since our last visit which was 2002 when new owners had just taken over. Now looks much smarter. Will definitely visit again this summer.

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