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Cashel Camping In The Forest Site
Loch Lomond
Argyll   (Browse area)
G63 0AW   See Map
Tel: 024 7642 3008  or  01360 870234
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Pitches: 220
Open: 1st March - 29th October

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 90 Reviews
                8/10 from 90 Reviews

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

Reviews:  90 in total, now showing 19 to 24                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Gallachers 6 reviews from this member

This is a good spacious site on the shores of Loch Lomond. We have visited several times. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Our grandsons love the freedom and can run around in relative safety. There is a play area for kids or just explore the woods, shore. The facilities are spotless. There is a shop with groceries and freshly baked bread. They also have a great range of camping/caravan goods for if you've forgotten anything. Only drawback is the road is quite bumpy at bits after Balmaha

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Sarahw6789 4 reviews from this member

This site is in an amazing location, right on the shores of Loch Lomond. The staff were friendly and helpful prior to us getting there and on arrival. Yes, there are a lot of rules, but the rules are fair enough and make it a cleaner, safer campsite. Best shower I've ever come across on a campsite, too! Piping hot water, and very clean.

The pitches were big enough, and the small shop had emergency supplies. We'll go again.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Purps68 4 reviews from this member

Upon arrival the site had to be checked to find a suitable pitch for us as apparently it has the tendency to flood in some areas due to a stream that comes down from the mountain and runs through the site.

I would say it was one of the more expensive sites we stayed at, but it had fantastic views of Loch Lomond.

Once given the go ahead, we tried to pitch our Tent which was unfortunately broken due to a pounding from a storm the night previously.

I went back to the reception to say that unfortunately we couldn't stay as our tent had broken beyond repair (never buying a pop up again!) and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. They even supplied a Tent we could borrow (free) for the night and one of the staff helped us to set up the tent.

Facilities were good, Pitches quite hard & stony. So make sure you have the right pegs!

Great site and great location.

Date of Visit: July 2013 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Two WheelCamper 8 reviews from this member

This is not a cheap site ! We planned to stop for only 1 night in a motorhome, but ended up there for 3 as we liked it so much. We pitched right at the shore of Loch Lomond, beautiful views and a flat pitch.

The site is level, it is well maintained, well designed and very well spaced (and be warned, the wardens will enforce the spacing rules !) The toilets and showers were immaculate, regularly cleaned and nice, hot water all the time.

The shop on site is well stocked, the staff were very friendly and helpful. There is a smashing walk up the hillside just outside the site (the staff will show you how to get there and even give you a printed guide) this is well worth the effort to get up there as the views are spectacular !

No fires allowed, even on the shore, but barbecues are welcomed. We had great weather and very few midges - there are even gas powered midge killer machines on the site - with the exception of the cost, I'm struggling to find any negative to be honest !

I would recommend this site to anyone, tent, caravan or motorhome.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Sf04031 2 reviews from this member

The campsite itself and facilities are really good. Being able to camp a few meters from the loch when you have a canoe and a dog is great.

The pitches are really flat however you do need to be aware that if you pitch near the water its on hard standing and need the correct pegs. We saw a group girls struggle for several hours trying to put up their tent with basic pegs.

There are several things that let down this site. The first and most important is the customer service, we have been here twice now and each time the staff (security guy) has completely irritated us. On our most recent visit he managed to do this within 5 minutes of us arriving. We arrived with 2 cars at separate times and although the 1st car was parked outside the campsite due to there 1 car policy we still had to argue about getting the 2nd car through the gate. Then when we got to our pitch we got out the car and the security guy came over to moan about dog not being on a lead even though we had just stepped out the car barely 20-30 seconds and didn't have a chance to put lead on.

There are several more instances but could take a lot more space to write them all.

The second let down is the lack of shops\attractions nearby, although this didn't affect us too much because we are active and go canoeing\walking, on days when it rained there was nothing else to do in local area.

Date of Visit: June 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Aldoscott 19 reviews from this member

We spent a lovely weekend here in June 2013.

The site is in a great location and the facilities are OK.

If you don't mind jumped up wardens, no hand wash in the toilets and messy pitches then this is the site for you.

All joking aside, when we arrived we informed the warden that our party of 5 was only 3 for 1 night then 5 for the second night. She informed us that we would have to pay for 5 for both nights. She told us to pay then call head office to request a refund. My wife stated that she wasn't prepared to do this. So after a huge sigh and tut she changed the booking.

The next day we asked if it was ok for our guests who we had paid for to stay the night to bring their car in to drop of their belongings. We were told that they could bring the car in for 10 mins only. Considering that there was no other pitches taken anywhere near us I thought that it was a little unreasonable.

When they arrived they were told that their car would be towed by police if they were not staying on site or they would be charged before they could explain that we had already paid.

Finally there was no hand soap in the toilets from Friday lunch time until we asked for some on Saturday evening.

All in all it is a nice location for a site but the hard standing pitches need weeded and tidied, the showers need cleaned and above all the wardens need to become a little more customer friendly before we would return.

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