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Visitor Reviews - Milton Of Fonab Caravan Site

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Milton Of Fonab Caravan Site
Bridge Road
Pitlochry
Perthshire   (Browse area)
PH16 5NA   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01796 472882

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Pitches: 155
Open: March To October

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 49 Reviews
              8/10 from 49 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes  Statics for Hire 

Reviews:  49 in total, now showing 7 to 12                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: May 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Drummsman 4 reviews from this member

This is a very well maintained site which is very convenient for Pitlochry. Of all the sites we stayed in on our trip to Scotland, this was the only one to allocate us a pitch. This is quite useful when you are in a motorhome as you not worried about losing it if you go out. Although the town centre is fairly close it rained for most of the arrival day and we were able to drive into town without worry. A nice touch is free wifi, charged for at most other sites. As somebody else mentioned, the serried rows of statics are a bit soulless. Maybe some variety in colour or appearance might improve the look of the site. Within walking distance are the Bells distillery and the hydro-electric dam, both worth a visit. The washing facilities were very clean and well appointed. There was a small shop selling the basics although better shopping in the town was not far away.

Date of Visit: October 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Annadg 7 reviews from this member

Stayed here twice - one night on the way up to Orkney and two nights on the way back, and will certainly use it again.

The staff are friendly, there is a good shop if you need it (lovely fresh rolls !), as other people have said, the toilets are sparkly clean and there are very good showers or baths if you want them.

On the way back, the first night it rained. And rained. And rained. And rained. And all the next morning, so we were very grateful for the free wifi so we could get some work done while waiting for it to pass. We then wandered up to the dam, which was amazing !

We went into town - Pitlochry is quite a tourist trap but is delightful - it has a permanent Christmas shop, with some lovely bits and pieces, some excellent places for coffee and we like the Westlands Hotel, where we used to stay in pre-motorhome days. We went there for an evening meal and it was really nice, friendly and good food.

There is lots to do in the area - we can recommend the Erdradour distillery and next time we go we plan to visit Blair Atholl.

The site is also very well placed for visiting the Pitlochry theatre.

The only downside I could see is that there really doesn't seem to be much for children to do - but for a site for adults it's great !

Date of Visit: September 2012 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Dot P 278 reviews from this member

Just 1/4 mile out of Pitlochry town a big site, well set out in 3 areas. The best pitching is on the main two fields but these are only for those using awnings. Staff are efficient with quick check in - note they don't take cards - cash only.

The other area is around the edge of the statics. Smaller pitches but quiet and near to the showe / bath cubicles. The only gripe here is the chem toilet is nearby - not a problem itself, more that there is a constant stream of cars from the other pitching areas driving down to empty their toilets. Car after car first thing, and its really not that far to walk.

There is a big toilet / shower block on the main areas. Very clean, good hot water, hairdryers and the only minus is 30 second push buttons on the showers. The smaller block by that statics is individual bathrooms with baths or showers. Heaters, hairdryers and kept immaculately. Good shop on site open 9am to 9pm and has a good range.

Town is very pretty, outdoor shops, gift shops and plenty of eateries. The Heather Jewellery workshop is really worth a visit.

We paid £21 per night on the non awning pitches. A really good site that's well kept and handy for town. Would recommend a visit here.

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Mischka 28 reviews from this member

We have just spent 3 nights on this site. The situation is great, on the edge of the town, so an easy walk in, with great views of the surrounding countryside. However I found the pitches all a bit cramped.

The toilet block was spotless, plenty of hot water and free hairdryers. There was a good sized shop which was open for long hours. There is no childrenís play area which seems a bit odd on a site of this size.

It felt a bit soul less, perhaps because of the huge field of identical, bleak statics.

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Susan43 3 reviews from this member

This is the second time we have used this site, the first time with a campervan the second with a tent and three grandchildren, 4, 5, and 6.

This is a clean, with electric hook ups on all pitches not too crowded site with a small shop for milk, rolls and the wonderful 10p mix of sweets. Our grandchildren enjoyed the freedom of this very safe site going to Ďthe shopí still in their pjís for breakfast goodies and when the arguments started the 10p mix.

We found there was no need for a play park ours and the other children found plenty to keep them occupied and socializing with other children, no need for computer games and the TV, they used their imaginations & camp friendly ball games, though we were lucky the weather was lovely.

We had fun one afternoon with a murder mystery 'Treasure Trail' taking us all round Pitlochry, with convenient pit stops, at a play park and then on to a cafť with coffee, cakes, ice cream, wine and time to dally at the salmon ladder and then finishing opposite a nice restaurant for our evening meal { we did not get it correct, right weapon but accused the wrong person)

If we have one criticism itís the fact that you cannot book a pitch for a tent, you feel a bit worried on the journey that you wonít get your preferred camp site.

We will use this campsite again.

Date of Visit: August 2012 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Woozel 2 reviews from this member

Very well organised and clean campsite. The toilets were spotless and I noted that they also had baths which is quite rare for campsites. Excellent laundry facilities too.

Sadly, we were somewhat disappointed with the pitch we were provided with as our only view was of a row of static caravans which reminded us of an army barracks.

We were only staying for one night but we would have been very disappointed if we had booked for longer to be met with this view. I don't know if these pitches are cheaper than the others but I feel that they ought to be.

The campsite extended into another field where I think the campers had a better view of the very pretty surrounding countryside.

Other than our dislike of the pitch we were given, we did think that the site was well managed and very clean.

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