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Visitor Reviews - Fortrose Bay Campsite

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Fortrose Bay Campsite
Wester Greengates
Highlands   (Browse area)
IV10 8RX   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: 01381 621927

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Pitches: 50
Open: 01/04 To 30/09

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 67 Reviews
              8/10 from 67 Reviews

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Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: MDJO 4 reviews from this member

Stayed here for two nights on a round trip of Scotland.

Lovely site with spacious pitches right on the beach edge.

Showers and toilets were very good.

The site was quiet, yet just a few minutes walk into Fortrose. There is a nice walk down the edge of the beach to Chanonary Point which is perfect for Dolphin spotting. We saw dolphins from both the point and they also swam up past the campsite.

Can highly recommend and would definitely use sgain.

It was also very good value for money.

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Amblingswan 1 review from this member

Fabulous loction, camped right at the edge of the beach with stunning views over the Moray Firth. Level pitch but you will need your rock pegs for this site.

Campfires on the pebble beach if you wish.

Very quiet and serene through the week except for the cars using the road through the site (possibly more noticable because otherweise so peaceful). At the weekend the other campers will drown out any road noise.

Fridge/freezer and microwave available in pot washing area.

Family sized shower rooms but they are sited at the opposite end of the campsite from where they ask you to pitch if you have kids. I had a 3 year old and a baby with me and the logistics of using these were impossible for us.

Would stay here again.

Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Outdoors100 2 reviews from this member

First actual stay at this site although I live relatively nearby and frequently visit the area.

I chose this site based on its idyllic location, size of pitch and value for money.

The site is under new ownership and proved to be an excellent place to stay.

Each pitch is spacious with terrific waterside views with easy access to the beach.

Chanonry Point is about a mile away on a lovely walk to the side of the golf course along the seafront. This is an ideal dog walk and can be extended further along the beach into Rosemarkie.

The site is quiet, facilities including showers and kitchen are great and represents excellent value.

The site is well maintained and has obviously been updated by the new owners.

Overall a terrifically quiet place either for a brief stay or as an ideal base to explore the Highlands with relaxing evenings being spent watching for the Dolphins.

I shall return here and would advise anyone thinking of visiting to do so as I found it to be the best option in the area.

Date of Visit: April 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Drinkdavid2005 1 review from this member

Stayed here as new reviews suggest the new owners have made great improvements. We weren't disappointed. Great walks in and around Fortrose and Rosemarkie. The beach is great for walking the dogs and perhaps checking out the Dolphins.

Lovely quiet setting, and would come back again.

Date of Visit: Apri; 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Hamish Motorhome 5 reviews from this member

This our second stay with new owners Rachel and Mike who are incredibly friendly and helpful. They are working really hard and improving their site. The site itself is right on the water with incredible views. Ground is well maintained with good level grass pitches for all. The new shower units are great. There is no play park but who needs one with the beach and so much space to run. This is the first time we have come back to a site since we got our motorhome last year. It is so peaceful. We had used the club site round the point at Rosemarkie before but often felt crammed in on small pitches. Not an issue at Fortrose. Pitch fees are extremely reasonable too. A short walk takes you into the village where you'll find a butcher, baker, Co-op, brilliant fish and chips and the Anderson with a real ale and whisky 'menu' to make you need to stay longer. You can walk to Chanonry Point from this site and then round to the beach cafe in Rosemarkie. We have a black labrador who is made very welcome. So much space for him to walk, run and swim. No need for a designated dog walk! There is so much to see and do without having to leave the site with our motorhome. Don't miss this little slice of paradise.

Date of Visit: April 2016 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: EBJA 1 review from this member

We have just returned from a fantastic weekend at Fortrose campsite. The campsite has fantastic views across the Moray firth for ALL pitches, and there is access to a pebble beach, which my boys enjoyed skimming stones from. The new owners are a friendly couple (Mike and Rachel) with two dogs, they were incredibly helpful, and the rate was very, very reasonable. The facilities were clean, and the two additional hot showers (FREE) with a good size changing area were great.

We went to see the dolphins at Chanery point, which is only a short walk from the site, I unfortunately missed them, but I did see an inquisitive seal!

The co op is only a short walk from the site and sells a good range of provisions.

We will definitely stop here again, and we are in the process of booking a return visit. I would not hesitate to recommend them.

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